A portrait of Meryl Streep that explores her beginnings as a young woman of the 1970s grappling with love, feminism, and her astonishing talent.
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Her Again is an intimate look at the artistic coming of age of the greatest actress of her generation, from the homecoming float at her suburban New Jersey high school to her star-making roles in The Deer Hunter, Manhattan, and Kramer vs. Kramer. Michael Schulman charts Meryl Streep’s rise stardom on the New York stage, her passionate, tragically short-lived love affair with John Cazale, and her evolution as a young woman of the 1970s, wrestling with changing ideas of feminism, marriage, love, and sacrifice.
[C]omprehensive and richly researched.
[A] lively new biography.
This study of a gifted young woman is a rare peek into the life of a hard-working stage actress before she became famous … a thoroughly enjoyable and absorbing story of Streep’s formative years.
A tribute to smart, steadfast professional judgement.
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