Carrie and Me

A Mother-Daughter Love Story

Carrie and Me

The daughter of one of television’s most recognizable and beloved stars, Carol Burnett, Carrie Hamilton won the hearts of everyone she met with her kindness, her quirky humor, and her unconventional approach to life. After overcoming her painful and public teenage struggle with drug addiction in a time when personal troubles were kept private, Carrie lived her adult life of sobriety to the fullest, achieving happiness and success as an actress, writer, musician, and director before losing a hard-fought battle with cancer at age thirty-eight. Now Carol Burnett shares her personal diary entries, photographs, and correspondence as she traces the journey she and Carrie took through some of life’s toughest challenges and sweetest miracles. Authentic, intimate, and full of love, Carrie and Me is a funny and moving memoir about mothering an extraordinary young woman through the struggles and triumphs of her life.
  • Simon & Schuster | 
  • 224 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781476755793 | 
  • April 2014

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Carol Burnett
Photograph © 2010 Mabel Cat Inc. Photographer: Randee St. Nicholas

Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett is a highly acclaimed actress known for her roles on stage and screen, most notably The Carol Burnett Show.She has been honored with twelve People’s Choice Awards, eight Golden Globes, six Emmy Awards, The Kennedy Center Honors, and the Mark Twain Prize for Humor.