The Book of the Week is “One More Time” by Carol Burnett, published in 1986. This is an emotionally rich, memorable autobiography. Its author had a tough childhood, as the older daughter of two alcohol parents. Raised by her grandmother on welfare in Texas, she enjoyed a few happy times nevertheless.
Burnett experienced excellent luck on days when it was pouring rain. For example, on a rainy day, a benefactor appeared in her life to allow her to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. He provided her with two years’ worth of funding in which to succeed. She met the deadline.
Read the book to learn how her life experiences provided tons of material for her comedic TV show.