Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years
'The book is filled with that most distinctive of all her qualities: her voice' The Times
Home Work , the second instalment of Julie Andrews' internationally bestselling memoirs, begins with her arrival in Hollywood to make her screen debut in Walt Disney's Mary Poppins . It was closely followed by The Sound of Music , and the beginning of a movie career that would make her an icon to millions all over the world.
With her trademark charm and candour, Julie reveals behind-the-scenes details and reflections on her impressive body of work - from the incredible highs to the challenging lows. She shares her professional experiences and collaborations with giants of cinema and television, and also unveils her personal story of adjusting to a new and often daunting world. This included dealing with unimaginable public scrutiny, being a new mother, embracing two stepchildren, adopting two more children, and falling in love with the brilliant and mercurial Blake Edwards. The pair worked together in numerous films, including 10 , S.O.B and Victor/Victoria .
Home Work takes us on a rare and intimate journey into a remarkable life that is funny, heart-breaking and inspiring.
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