By Harry Hamlin
An uproarious memoir that captures an period and describes the not likely origins of a star.
In 2008, as he tried to go into Canada to movie a tv sequence, Harry Hamlin—the former celebrity of L.A. legislation and as soon as People magazine’s Sexiest guy Alive—was detained on the border for unresolved narcotics convictions. And so starts Full Frontal Nudity, a laugh-out-loud-funny memoir within which Harry digs deep into his previous to recount the wacky reports of his formative years, the twisted direction that resulted in his alleged felony habit, and the sequence of fortuitous mishaps that drove him to turn into an actor.
Harry used to be reared in suburban California within the overdue Nineteen Fifties through a gin-gulping, pill-popping housewife mom and a rocket scientist father with a mystery existence. On its floor, his adolescence was once now not in contrast to his peers’, other than that he used to be kicked out of the fourth grade for writing a booklet file on Mein Kampf and, while he used to be 11, his mom and dad gave him a subscription to Playboy for Christmas. Curious through nature, chock-full of boyish attraction and beauty, Harry experimented with mystical faith and trigger for Woodstock, simply to narrowly keep away from lights the full of Yellowstone nationwide Park on hearth. At eighteen, he was once able to matriculate at Berkeley and develop into the architect he consistently desired to be. yet fate—this time within the type of a wide Hells Angel, a number of pink microdots, and a night within the tree homes of los angeles Honda—got within the way.
Sharp and bawdy, Full Frontal Nudity spans the years from Harry’s early life via his time at Berkeley (which he used to be requested to go away after he used to be accused of working a brothel), to Yale, then on a longer holiday within the Yucatán, and eventually to the yank Conservatory Theater, the place Harry performed his first lead role—as the buck-naked superstar of Equus.
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