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Joan Rivers

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Joan Rivers is a force of nature – and one of the hardest-working celebrities in the world – comedian, best-selling author, Tony-nominated actress, playwright, screenwriter, motion picture director, columnist, lecturer, syndicated radio host, Emmy Award-winning television talk-show host, jewelry designer, red-carpet fashion laureate, businesswoman, and, most important to her, a mother and a grandmother.

Joan Rivers is author of the books Having a Baby Can Be a Scream, Bouncing Back, and From Mother to Daughter: Thoughts and Advice on Life, Love, and Marriage. Using her unique gifts of humor, compassion, and tenacity, she has been able to triumph over personal tragedy and attain extraordinary professional success.

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