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Moon River and Me
Andy Williams

Viking Adult
October 2009
On Sale: October 13, 2009
320 pages
ISBN: 0670021172
EAN: 9780670021178
Hardcover
$25.95
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Non-Fiction Memoir

A remarkable memoir by one of the most popular and beloved entertainers of the twentieth century

When in the mid-1950s Andy Williams reached a low point in his career, singing in dives to ever-smaller audiences, the young man from Wall Lake, Iowa, had no inkling of the success he would one day achieve. Before being declared a national treasure by President Ronald Reagan, Williams would chart eighteen gold and three platinum albums, headline at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for more than twenty years, and host an enormously popular weekly television variety show whose Christmas specials still occupy a tender spot in every baby boomer's heart.

Williams knew everybody who was anybody during his seven remarkable decades in show business (including Judy Garland, John Huston, Jack Lemmon, John Lennon, Elton John, Frank Sinatra, Elvis, and Barbra Streisand, among others) and was a close friend of Bobby Kennedy for many years, and he shares memories of them all in Moon River and Me. His millions of fans guarantee a huge audience for the autobiography of the plush baritone who- at the age of eighty-one-still draws thousands of fans to his Moon River Theater in Branson, Missouri.

Media Buzz

Diane Rehm Show - NPR - January 1, 2013
Diane Rehm Show - NPR - December 10, 2009
The O'Reilly Factor - October 30, 2009
Good Morning America - October 13, 2009

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