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 big name 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 off Full Frontal Nudity, a laugh-out-loud-funny memoir within which Harry digs deep into his earlier to recount the wacky studies of his adolescence, the twisted course that resulted in his alleged legal habit, and the sequence of fortuitous mishaps that drove him to turn into an actor.
Harry was once reared in suburban California within the past due Nineteen Fifties by means of a gin-gulping, pill-popping housewife mom and a rocket scientist father with a mystery lifestyles. On its floor, his adolescence was once now not in contrast to his peers’, other than that he was once kicked out of the fourth grade for writing a publication record on Mein Kampf and, while he used to be 11, his mom and dad gave him a subscription to Playboy for Christmas. Curious by way of nature, chock-full of boyish attraction and beauty, Harry experimented with mystical faith and trigger for Woodstock, simply to narrowly steer clear of lighting fixtures the entire of Yellowstone nationwide Park on fireplace. At eighteen, he was once able to matriculate at Berkeley and develop into the architect he continually desired to be. yet fate—this time within the kind of a wide Hells Angel, a number of crimson 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 was once requested to depart after he used to be accused of working a brothel), to Yale, then on a longer holiday within the Yucatán, and eventually to the yankee Conservatory Theater, the place Harry performed his first lead role—as the buck-naked celebrity of Equus.
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