Both of Us

Both of Us

My Life With Farrah

Book - 2012
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Ryan O'Neal and Farrah Fawcett. He was the handsome Academy Award-nominated star of Paper Moon and the classic romance Love Story. She was the beautiful, all-American Charlie's Angel, whose poster adorned the bedroom walls of teenage boys everywhere. One of the most storied love affairs in Hollywood history, their romance has captivated fans and media alike for more than three decades. In a tragic turn, the world lost Farrah after a tragic battle with cancer in 2009, but in his intimate memoir Both of Us, Ryan brings their relationship to vivid life.
 
Fans of each other from afar, Ryan and Farrah met through her husband, Lee Majors, and fell passionately in love. Soon, however, reality threatened their happiness and they struggled with some serious matters, including the disintegration of Farrah's marria≥ Ryan's troubled relationship with his daughter, Tatum, and son, Griffin; mismatched career trajectories; and raising their young son, Redmond--all leading Ryan and Farrah to an inevitable split in 1997.
 
Ryan fought to create a life on his own but never stopped longing for Farrah. Eventually he realized that he had lost his true soul mate. Older and wiser, he and Farrah found their way back to each other and were excited to start a new life together. But their bliss was cut short when Farrah was diagnosed with cancer and passed away just three years later.
 
Ryan's deep love for Farrah and his devotion to preserving her memory are evident in Both of Us . Drawing on decades' worth of personal records and keepsakes, he has included never-before-seen photographs, letters exchanged between him and Farrah, and his own diaries, making this a poignant and compelling memento for her fans. Written with candor and emotional honesty, it is a true Hollywood love story.
Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, 2012
ISBN: 9780307954824
Branch Call Number: 791.43028 ONE 2012 23
Characteristics: 253 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Carroll, Kent
Blanco, Jodee

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Interesting comments by others but for myself this was an interesting read. I knew more about Farrah or was more interested in her over the years so it was nice to hear his perspective.

drofdeb Sep 30, 2013

This was a great book, unfortunetly it should describe in further detail why he choose Farrah over his own family. 3 out of 5 stars ***

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ostwald
Nov 15, 2012

I have read the book and I had liked it this is the book for everyone to read

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tracy123
Sep 01, 2012

I say bother with this one! I thought it was very good! My heart goes out to anyone that lose a love-one to cancer. I have a new found respect for Mr.O'Neal. He really did had a "LOVE STORY"

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lunatucker
Jun 29, 2012

don't bother with this one

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