My Life to Live: How I Became the Queen of Soaps When Men Ruled the Airwaves

My Life to Live: How I Became the Queen of Soaps When Men Ruled the Airwaves

From the Emmy-winning creator and writer of All My Children and One Life to Live, a memoir of her trailblazing rise to the top of the television industry, including behind-the-scenes stories from some of the most beloved soaps of all time Before there was Erica Kane, Adam Chandler, or Victoria Lord, there was Agnes Nixon, a young girl who dreamed up stories for paper doll...

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Title:My Life to Live: How I Became the Queen of Soaps When Men Ruled the Airwaves
Author:Agnes Nixon
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ISBN:0451498232
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:266 pages

My Life to Live: How I Became the Queen of Soaps When Men Ruled the Airwaves Reviews

  • SundayAtDusk
    Jan 11, 2017
    This is a well-written memoir by a woman who spent a great deal of her life writing storylines and dialogue for soap operas. While Agnes Nixon had some challenges in her life, such as a difficult father, her own life was no soap opera. Her one marriage was a terrific one, and she successfully combin...
  • Kristen
    Feb 08, 2017
    Agnes Nixon's "My Life to Live" unfolds a lot like one of the soap operas she famously developed, moving from her often difficult girlhood in Nashville, a heartbreaking wartime love affair, success in Chicago at Northwestern and writing for Guiding Light, finding success in influential circles in Ne...
  • R J Mckay
    Feb 22, 2017
    I received a copy of this book from Goodreads in exchange for a review.Reading someone’s memoir is sort of like having a front row seat into a person’s life. You see firsthand who and what influenced their decisions and you discover those pivotal moments that alter the course of their live...