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  • Hardcover
  • 260
  • Getting Real
  • Gretchen Carlson
  • English
  • 05 December 2018
  • 9780525427452

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Read á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Gretchen Carlson Gretchen Carlson ↠ 4 characters Getting Real characters ✓ 104 Orter on local television stations before becoming a national news reporter She describes her rise to anchor of  The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson on FOX News channel as a testament to personal strength and perseverance Carlson addresses the intense competitive effort of winning the Miss America Pageant the challenges she’s faced as a woman in broadcast television and how she manages to balance work and family as the wife of high profile sports agent I really enjoyed this book I liked her story the fact that she started playing the violin at such a young age 5 yrs old and the fact that she played her violin at the Miss America pageant talent part of the show is just astonishing By the way she won the Miss America title in 1989 and she was only 5 3 She later went on to become an anchorwoman and reporter She comments that aside from all of that she feels that her greatest accomplishment is being a mother to her two kids Awesome

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Read á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Gretchen Carlson Gretchen Carlson ↠ 4 characters Getting Real characters ✓ 104 Casey Close and devoted mother to their two children An unceasing advocate for respect and euality for women Carlson writes openly about her own struggles with body image pageant stereotypes building her career and having the courage to speak her mind She encourages women to strive for their goals never give up and always believe in themselves In Getting Real Carlson emerges as a living example of a woman not afraid to chase her dreams and embrace life full Maybe 2 stars is a bit harsh it s just that Ms Carlson and I seem to have some philosophical differences I admire her candidness her willingness to speak openly about her faith I believe she was sincere in her desire to change people s minds about Miss America and the opportunities it offers to young women with talent intelligence and ambition She certainly worked hard enough to earn the title and afterward to adjust to the celebrity it brought her both positive and negative Her story is inspiring It s not perhaps the way I would choose to influence young women but I have to respect her determination and ability to maintain a positive outlook

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Read á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Gretchen Carlson Gretchen Carlson ↠ 4 characters Getting Real characters ✓ 104 A candid funny memoir from the charismatic FOX News channel anchor and Miss America Pageant winner  Celebrity news anchorwoman Gretchen Carlson shares her inspiring story and offers important takeaways for women and men about what it means to strive for and find success in the real world With warmth and wit she takes readers from her Minnesota childhood where she became a violin prodigy through college at Stanford and her in the trenches years as a cub rep For a woman who has been Miss America graduated Stanford and had her own major cable new talks show Gretchen Carlson has led an incredibly boring life At least based on what she writes in this book you come away with the conclusion that the woman is a living Barbie doll Too good to be trueThe first problem is that she is a perfectionist so the book is written in a style that makes sure everything she puts in print is meant to make her look good She brags a lot about her accomplishments She is a violin prodigy and has too much success too soon which goes to her head based on what she writes here However she really doesn t accomplish much else She mentions struggling academically at Stanford but then spends the rest of the book reminding us that she ended there as an honor student What she considers a struggle or set back is laughable coming in 2nd place in a contest and while it s possible that she had the perfect parents the perfect husband the perfect jobs etc it makes for a dull readThe second problem is her mother a woman who pushed Gretchen into everything Carlson thinks she is drawing an image of her mother being a loving caring parent but the woman comes across as a nosy bossy helicopter parent who is still telling her daughter every little thing to do as an adult You ll cringe as you see 22 year old Gretchen s unhealthy reliance on her mother and throughout her adult life she expects her mom to constantly rescue herAnother issue that isn t addressed is that Carlson grew up in a privileged home She tries to make it sound like she was raised normally in small town America when in truth she lived on a huge river property that the average American could never afford in suburban Minneapolis and her parents wealth from owning a car dealership allowed her to travel the country paying for the best of everything when she needed to get ready for the Miss American pageant Some Christian female readers may like the book Carlson presents herself as a feminist and role model for women There are detailed stories of workplace harassment While these are sad stories at no point did Carlson seem to react to the harassment properly when it occurred As far as being a Christian there s actually very little mention of her faith in this book She claims to be a cultural warrior by standing for Christianity but other than her being raised in her grandpa s Lutheran church we don t really know what exactly she believesOne of the biggest issues with Carlson is that she has absolutely no ualifications for being in the television news business She did not major in news TV or politics in college She doesn t mention ever taking a class in it Yet after her tour as Miss America she finishes college and has nothing to do so she tries TV as if it s a fun game to play after being interviewed so many times during her reign She then complains when she doesn t get the first jobs she applies for or she gets criticized for her inabilities There are thousands of female college graduates that have talent and better preparation for the field it s just too bad that a woman of privilege can turn her Miss America fame into a TV news job without any training That s not to say she didn t become talented in it by working hard it s just that her story here is not typical and something that may not be good for potential future TV journalists to readThe worst part of the book are the errors and hyperbole She makes everything she or her family are involved in the biggest or best or greatest There are a number of factual mistakes and for a person who claims to be a perfectionist it s surprising that she doesn t know better She also doesn t reveal anything remotely interesting nothing about sex drugs rebellion on set blow ups behind the scenes at Fox etc The only interesting reference in the book is about the 45 year old Miss America celebrity judge that flew around the country to have clandestine meetings with her during her reign which raises uestions of the fairness of her winning the crown and the integrity of her meeting secretly with a man old enough to be her dad But we never get any detail nor does she address the underlying issues For a book called Getting Real she appears to fear revealing deep truths that might suggest that she has anything other than a perfect life