A Fine Romance
In the follow-up to Knock Wood—her bestselling “engaging, intelligent, and wittily self-deprecating autobiography” (The New York Times)—Candice Bergen shares the large events: her marriage to your famous French director, the birth of her daughter, Murphy Brown, widowhood, falling in love again, and watching her daughter blossom.
A Fine Romance starts off with Bergen’s charming first husband, French director Louis Malle, whose huge appetite forever broadened her horizons and whose occasional darkness never diminished their adoration for each other. But her real romance begins when she discovers overpowering adoration for her daughter after a period of ambivalence about motherhood. As Chloe matures, Bergen finds her comic genius inside the biggest TV role from the 80s, Murphy Brown, and makes unwanted headlines when Dan Quayle pulls her to the 1992 presidential campaign.
Fifteen years inside their marriage, Malle is diagnosed with cancer Read the rest of this entry »