Making a Scene (Compact Disc)

Making a Scene By Constance Wu, Constance Wu (Read by) Cover Image
By Constance Wu, Constance Wu (Read by)
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From actor Constance Wu, a powerful and poignant memoir-in-essays.Growing up in the friendly suburbs of Richmond, Virginia, Constance Wu was often scolded for having big feelings or strong reactions. Good girls don't make scenes, people warned her. And while she spent most of her childhood suppressing her bold, emotional nature, she found an early outlet in local community theater--it was the one place where big feelings were okay--were good, even. Acting became her refuge, her touchstone, and eventually her vocation. At eighteen she moved to New York, where she'd spend the next ten years of her life auditioning, waiting tables, and struggling to make rent before her two big breaks: the TV sitcom Fresh Off the Boat and the hit film Crazy Rich Asians. Through raw and relatable essays, Constance shares private memories of childhood, young love and heartbreak, sexual assault and harassment, and how she made it in Hollywood. Her stories offer a behind-the-scenes look at being Asian American in the entertainment industry and the continuing evolution of her identity and influence in the public eye. Making a Scene is an intimate portrait of pressures and pleasures of existing in today's world.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781797147185
ISBN-10: 1797147188
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Publication Date: October 4th, 2022
Language: English