Sometimes I’m so sweet even I can’t stand it, said Julie Andrews.
Well yeah, with all those roses and kittens and ponies and strudels and
stuff, were not surprised.
But in her memoir,
the grande Dame reveals a darker more difficult time growing up in
Filled with anecdotes from working with Rex Harrison, Richard Burton and
Dick Van Dyke, this is a wonderful read for all of us who remember how
to spell supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Backwards.
Home: A Memoir of My Early Years is available at Pages, 256
Queen St W., Toronto, 416-598-1447, www.pagesbooks.ca