|Alana Stewart and Farrah Fawcett had been through it all together. Friends for thirty years, they had been indispensible in each other's lives since they first met as young models during the 1970s. In that time, they'd supported each other through the trials of Hollywood life, raised their families together, and remained in close contact no matter what else was going on around them.But in the fall of 2006, a test of their friendship arose unlike any other they'd faced: Farrah was diagnosed aggressive rectal cancer. Intially given only six months to live, Farrah was determined to live and Alana was determined to help her. Together they were relentless in their pursuit of a cure, traveling around the country and the world as they sought every alternative and experimental therapy available. In all they spent the better part of the next two years together--Alana by her friend's side as they struggle with the unknown.Now in these intimate and personal diaries from her time with Farrah, Alana shares shares her thoughts on the events of the last three years, documenting the journey of her time with Farrah as they hoped and prayed for a miracle, while remembering the thirty years of friendship that they've shared. More than just a chronicle of someone struggling to survive a life-threatening disease, theirs is the story of two courageous women who have stood by each other through good times, bad times, and now the most trying of times.Here Alana also details her spiritual journey which came about because of Farrah's ordeal, as Alana came to understand the power of selflessness in a way that changed her whole perspective on life. Writing candidly about aging, marriage, motherhood, and faith-all topics she and Farrah have dealt with together over the years--this emotional book will make people laugh, cry and rejoice in the power of friendship.With never before seen photographs of Farrah Fawcett and Alana Stewart, this book offers a window into a friendship that has spanned a lifetime, giving readers a tribute to two women that is a celebration of life.|
Alana Stewart and Farrah Fawcett went through it all together. Friends for thirty years, they were an essential part of each other's lives since first meeting at a dinner party in the 1970s. During that time, they supported each other through the trials of Hollywood life while also raising their families, keeping in close contact. But in the fall of 2006, a test of their friendship arose unlike any other they'd faced: Farrah was diagnosed with aggressive rectal cancer. She was determined to fight, and Alana was determined to help her. Together, they were relentless in their pursuit of a cure, traveling halfway around the world as they sought every mainstream, alternative, and experimental therapy available. In all, they spent the better part of the next three years together-Alana by her friend's side as they struggled hand in hand with the unknown. Now, in these intimate and personal diaries, Alana shares her thoughts on the events of the last three years, documenting the journey she and Farrah embarked on as they prayed for a miracle. Reflecting back on the three decades they shared, Alana details what she's learned about her friend and herself as they battled through the trials of this illness. From the importance of selflessness, to the undeniable value of faith, to the remarkable resilience of the human spirit, Alana's day-to-day entries reveal a side of these two friends that the world has never seen. Even in the face of this debilitating disease, Farrah's courage and determination continues to teach us about life . . . and love. Writing candidly about aging, marriage, motherhood, and faith-all topics she and Farrah dealt with together over the years-Alana provides a moving tribute to a woman, once Hollywood's golden girl, and an inspiring celebration of life. My Journey with Farrah is the story of two courageous women who stood by each other through good times, bad times, and now the most trying of times. It is a book that will make people laugh, cry, and rejoice in the power of friendship.
Going beyond the NBC documentary "Farrah's Story," Farrah Fawcett's best friend shares her personal diaries from the three years she had been at her friend's side as she bravely battled cancer, which took Fawcett's life on June 25, 2009. Includes never-before-seen photographs of Fawcett and Stewart in a 16-page color insert.
On May 15, 2009, 9.2 million people tuned in to watch NBC's documentary special, Farrah's Story, which featured footage and commentary from her friend, Alana Stewart. Now, for the first time, Alana shares her personal diaries from the three years she has been at her friend's side as Farrah has bravely battled her devasting illness. This is, ultimately, a story about friendship and Alana writes about such issues as aging, motherhood, and faith-all topics she and Farrah have discussed over the years. Goes beyond the documentary of cancer treatment, delving into the fears, hopes, friendship, and faith of the two friends who met as young models in the 1970s. Includes never-before-seen photographs of Farrah Fawcett and Alana Stewart in a 16-page color insert. Will appeal to the 9.2 million people who watched NBC's documentary.
|Number Of Pages||288 pages|