The Rainbow Comes and Goes

The Rainbow Comes and Goes

A Mother and Son Talk About Life, Love, and Loss

Audiobook CD - 2016
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Anderson Cooper's intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and CBS' 60 Minutes affords him little time to spend with his ninety-one year old mother. After she briefly fell ill, he and Gloria began a conversation through e-mail unlike any they had ever had before, a correspondence of surprising honesty and depth in which they discussed their lives, the things that matter to them, and what they still want to learn about each other.
Publisher: [New York] : Harper Audio, 2016
Edition: Unabridged retail ed
ISBN: 9780062466563
Branch Call Number: 070.92 COOPER
Characteristics: 5 sound discs (6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Vanderbilt, Gloria 1924-2019

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Daj_O
Jan 07, 2018

Interesting insight into a well-known family. Gloria is amazing and her age and life experiences have given all the benefit of perspective. Long live Gloria!

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Lynstars
Feb 21, 2017

Really interesting listen about mother and son Gloria Vanderbilt and Anderson Cooper discussing their similarities, differences, and lives as a whole.

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Kyra_Audiophile
Oct 18, 2016

Great audiobook narrated by the authors, Gloria Vanderbilt (mom) and Anderson Cooper (son) asking the personal questions via email about family for better understanding of each other and themselves.

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Corinne65
Aug 05, 2016

A very candid and insightful discussion between mother and her grown son. The voices of Anderson and Gloria reveal deep personal feelings which helps you get a closer and more intimate look at the lives of these influential people. For someone who usually avoids celebrity memoirs this was a interesting book about two people and those they love.

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mercuriouslyyy
Aug 02, 2016

Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt have a conversation about their lives, both as mother and son, and the people and events that helped shape them as people. It's the kind of conversation we should all have with our loved ones while we still have the opportunity. I connected strongly with the introspective nature of the book and how it connected with the act of sharing personal, interconnected narratives. I highly recommend the audiobook version.

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