Fans who think they know Florence Henderson because they watched her on The Brady Bunch might be surprised by the truth as she shares a very different behind-the-scenes story in this book.
Florence Henderson is most well-known for her role as Carol Brady on TV's The Brady Bunch, but she started her career on the stage, in musicals such as Oklahoma! and South Pacific. She starred on Broadway in the long-running musical Fanny, and in 1962, she became the first woman to guest host The Tonight Show. Her talent for skit comedy also allowed her to make frequent appearances on Dean Martin's variety show. In 1968, she was cast as Carol Brady on the popular TV sitcom, which ran from 1968 to 1974, and is still on air today.Joel Brokaw coauthored Tyler Perry's #1 New York Times bestseller Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings.
"I count Florence as one of my dearest friends. Now I count her as
one of my favorite story tellers. I have always loved the way she
looks at life with humor and inspiration. This book proves that-in
"If you think you know Florence Henderson-think again. Her journey is both inspirational and jaw dropping. She is one gutsy lady."--"Judge Judy" Sheindlin
"The teenaged Florence Henderson only needed a one-way ticket to Broadway when she left her hometown in Southern Indiana. The great Rodgers and Hammerstein quickly recognized in her what the rest of us would also soon discover -a big talent matched with an even bigger human spirit."--Bill Cosby