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Non-Fiction Memoir | Humor
Growing up in a family of political journalists—and daughter
of President Reagan’s White House social secretary—Ali
Wentworth rebelled against her blue-blood upbringing,
embracing Hollywood, motorcycles, even a few wildly
inappropriate marriage proposals. Today she is an acclaimed
comedic actress and writer, former Oprah regular,
wife of political and media star George Stephanopoulos, and
a mother who lets her two girls eat cotton candy before bed.
Though she’s settled down, her rebellious nature thrives in
her comedy and her view of her crazy world.
addictively funny and warm memoir, she takes us through the
looking glass and into the wonderland of her life, from a
childhood among Washington’s elite to a stint in the psych
ward they called a New England prep school; days doing L.A.
sketch comedy (with then-aspiring artists Will Ferrell and
Lisa Kudrow) to a series of spectacularly failed loves (that
eventually led her to Mr. Right). Constant throughout is her
mother, Muffie—a flawlessly elegant yet firm, no-nonsense
force of nature and pure WASP convictions.
and off-the-wall as Ali herself, Ali in Wonderland
is an entertaining look at life that is both intimate and
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