In this candid memoir, Moore pulls back the curtain and opens up about her career and personal life--laying bare her tumultuous relationship with her mother, her marriages, her struggles balancing stardom with raising a family, and her journey toward open-heartedness.
I’ll say this for Moore: She’s got issues, and she’s made mistakes — but in this book, she owns them. Fiercely ... You want juicy details? That’s what you expect in a celebrity memoir, and you certainly get them here ... But you also get something you almost never find in a celebrity memoir: candor.
... astonishingly candid ... rockets along ... Moore can be wonderfully wry ... There is an awful lot crammed into these 304 pages, and a smidge more room to breathe would have been welcome. Nevertheless, it’s a fabulously frank and well-written book and, after such a roller coaster of a ride, one finds oneself in awe of Moore for determinedly clinging on.
... affecting ... She recounts her marriages to Freddy Moore, Bruce Willis, and Ashton Kushner; offers fresh anecdotes about her experiences on the set of movies such as Ghost and G.I. Jane; and reflects on the demons that finally led her to seek therapy ... A forthright revelation of hard-won survival.