Born With Teeth

Born With Teeth

A Memoir

Book - 2015
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Mulgrew grew up with poetry and drama in her bones; in her mother, a would-be artist burdened by the endless arrival of new babies, she saw the consequences of a dream deferred. She discusses the daughter she gave up for adoption; the challenging roles she has taken on both on and off screen; and the decisions she has made to live life to the fullest, on her own terms.
A star known for her strong female roles in Star Trek: Voyager and Orange Is the New Black offers a deeply moving account of the price and rewards of a passionate life.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Little, Brown and Co.,, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780316334310
Branch Call Number: BIO MULGREW K. Mulgrew 04/2015
Characteristics: x, 306 pages :,illustrations ;,25 cm


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Mar 25, 2018

Another "celebrity" memoir I wish I hand't read. A talented actress; a selfish human being. She has that "of course, everyone knows who I am" attitude, so prevalent in Hollywood. Too bad as she is a unique personality. Don't bother reading. Just "google" her and you'll get my drift.

AL_SARAH Nov 17, 2016

I absolutely loved Kate Mulgrew in Star Trek Voyager and I love her even more after reading her biography. She is such a courageous woman and role model. Her story was very interesting, especially with regards to her family life--there is quite a heartwarming surprise near the end! She also writes with a lot of personality; I felt as if she were reading the story to me.

KateHillier May 11, 2015

This was a one sit read and the pages flew by. I've had the benefit of listening to Kate Mulgrew read from this book so I very easily could hear her reading the book as I more or less devoured the thing. Even if you have never heard her speak or read before the prose has a particular poetry and drama to it that just makes it feel like it's being read to you instead of you just sitting there and reading it.

The Mulgrew family is an interesting and large one. Joan Mulgrew (Kate's mother) being a particular star in the whole thing. Of course Kate herself goes on to lead a dramatic life herself. My main experience with her work is as Captain Kathryn Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager so a look at some other work she has done, mostly in theatre, was really interesting. Star Trek is only addressed in the very end of the book so if you're not into Star Trek, don't worry. If you are into biographies about strong women overcoming obstacles and flourishing in spite of them - Mulgrew has had a fair amount of tragedy and pain in her life - then this is the book for you.


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