“’Life,’ George Bernard Shaw wrote, ‘is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.’ That experience—creating myself while living an adventurous life on a learning curve—is at the core of AS ALONE AS I WANT TO BE. The memoir is a feminist journey through a life lived deliberately—many lives, actually—as seen via an occasionally sardonic point of view, an eye for irony and humor and a consistent sense of awe. It will encourage readers to go for their dreams at any age but women over 50 might find much with which to identify. Achieving mastery in several fields is still unusual for a woman in contemporary society, much less one from an earlier generation.”
Paperback: 326 pages
Publishing date: November 6, 2018
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
Price: $22.30 (paperback) $9.77 (e-book)
Pam Munter has authored several books including When Teens Were Keen: Freddie Stewart and The Teen Agers of Monogram (Nicholas Lawrence Press, 2005) and Almost Famous: In and Out of Show Biz (Westgate Press, 1986) and is a contributor to many others. She's a retired clinical psychologist, former performer and film historian. Her many lengthy retrospectives on the lives of often-forgotten Hollywood performers and others have appeared in Classic Images and Films of the Golden Age. More recently, her essays and short stories have been published in more than 100 publications. Her play Life Without was nominated four times by the Desert Theatre League, including the Bill Groves Award for Outstanding Original Writing and Outstanding Play (staged reading). She's a Pushcart nominee and has an MFA in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts. Her memoir, As Alone As I Want To Be, was published by Adelaide Books in 2018.