I Lived It I Wrote It 80 Years
by Jeanne Carroll (9781418429706)

I Lived It I Wrote It 80 Years
Jeanne Carroll
Release Date: 01 August 2005
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 396
Category: Entertainment & Performing Arts
ISBN: 9781418429706
ISBN-10: 1418429708

Jeanne Carroll, has devoted over 18 years, to the telling of her many faceted, "80" years of life. From a childhood in stuffy, se-date, depression era, New Hampshire, as a 1637 descendant of the Hinds family, her shy, inhibited life, evolves into one that would encompass both "heaven and hell." A life, incomparable, to most people, of her "prim 'n proper" era. Putting protocol aside, she has dared to tell of her life, openly uninhibited, as she "really lived it." Events of "true love" when she becomes the "wartime bride" of a famous "Big Band" trombonist, Al Esposito, leading to a "Big Band" life in New York City, to life as a metropolitan Mom and to eventually becoming a "Big Band" glamorous singer, performer and even a "bandleader," herself. Headlining and appearing, in each and every city, town, hamlet and "military base," nationwide and overseas. Her untold stories are intimate and personal, as if she were speaking to you personally, in your own living-room. Shows and stories, for and of the working class, to those for and of, the ultra-rich. A life's events, that go from personal and loving, to perhaps a little "shocking and risqu," to feast or famine, to a problem-solving, personal letter, from the "Honorable Ronald Reagan" and so much more. After all, we're talking about "80" years. YOU COULD SEE YOUR OWN NAME, CLUB, OR TOWN, MENTIONED IN THIS "ROLLER COASTER LIFE-STORY." Her book includes, "historical facts" of the times---the famous "Coconut Grove" fire in Boston, which Jeannie personally witnessed, that chilly November night, where "400" lives were lost, the story of the famous "Wasp" naval ship being lost at sea, during World War II, stories of the presidents, the "idol ofthe day," Franklin Roosevelt and Jack and Bobby Kennedy and escapades of famous personalities and "stars" of the mid "Twentieth Century." Written in her own style, Jeannie has left practically nothing unsaid, of all that she lived and experienced. She feels, that since she

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