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November 29, 2012

Marshall's memoir provides wonderful adventures


Not everyone will find Marshall a role model. She smokes too much (and suffers the consequences) and definitely isn’t a “choir girl.” But she is brutally honest and that makes her memoir a refreshing read.

Life isn’t all candy and nuts.

Fans of Penny Marshall will undoubtedly enjoy her many stories about “Laverne & Shirley.” For those who loved “A League of Their Own,” there is plenty of background information as well. The only thing missing is a lot about Cooperstown and that is a shame. It’s almost as disappointing as not seeing my friends and me in the opening credits.

David Kent is the director of the Village Library of Cooperstown.  He can be reached at

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