This latest volume in the Greenwood Biographies series explores the many faces of Ellen DeGeneres as groundbreaking gay icon, child abuse survivor, and Hollywood's leading funny lady.
Series Foreword Foreword Timeline: Events in the Life of Ellen DeGeneres Chapter 1 The Birth of a Star Chapter 2 Striking Out on Her Own Chapter 3 A Funny Thing Happened Chapter 4 The Puppy Episode Chapter 5 Yup, Im Gay. Chapter 6 The Aftermath Chapter 7 Bouncing Back Chapter 8 Just Keep Dancing Appendix A Awards Bibliography
Lisa Iannucci is an independent scholar.
"Ellen DeGeneres: A Biography... is an informed and informative introduction to the life and accomplishments of Ellen DeGeneres who is one of America's best known (and liked) female comedians. ...Ellen DeGeneres: A Biography is enhanced with a list of her awards and a bibliography for further study, making it an ideal addition to community library Biography collections and a 'must read' for her legions of enthusiastic fans." - The Midwest Book Review