Meredith Baxter Journey

3 Oct

“A witty memoir of Family, Fame, and Floundering”

Crown Publishing

Guess what?  This book is funny, frank, and fascinating!

Untied shares Meredith’s story of triumph over profound personal challenges – troubled childhood, devastating marriages, alcoholism, breast cancer, and coming out as a lesbian – on national TV – fairly late in life.  You will be inspired!

Read an excerpt from Meredith’s memoir at

You can buy Untied at Amazon

Watch Meredith Baxter on “The Joy Behar Show”

Besides being a much beloved and highly accomplished actress, Meredith is a sought-after public speaker on surviving the experiences of breast cancer, substance abuse and overcoming domestic violence.

She founded “The Meredith Baxter Fund for Breast Cancer Research” and works on behalf of the CLARE Foundation.

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For her work on the 1994 Lifetime TV movie “My Breast,” she received a special award for public awareness from the National Breast Cancer Coalition.

PhotoCredit: Barb Best

Barb & Meredith

Untied at Amazon

Photo Credit: Barb Best

Special thanks to Reva Solomon and The West Hollywood Book Fair.


10 Responses to “Meredith Baxter Journey”

  1. Dana Leipold (@me_randomchick) October 3, 2011 at 9:54 am #

    You could actually be Meredith’s stunt double. Seriously. You guys look like twins!

    • BARB BEST October 3, 2011 at 9:27 pm #

      Mucho gracias @me_randomchick.

    • drdeborahbarry October 4, 2011 at 7:40 pm #

      Twins. Not just sisters, TWINS.

  2. Joanne (@OpinionsToGo) October 3, 2011 at 3:11 pm #

    I totally agree with Dana…you do look like Meredith’s sister…

    • BARB BEST October 3, 2011 at 9:28 pm #

      Mucho mucho gracias Joanne @OpinionsToGo. I could use a sister!

  3. followingfunny October 3, 2011 at 6:57 pm #

    Thanks for the information, looks like a good read. I nominated you for The Versatile Blogger Award.

  4. aftertheshow October 5, 2011 at 10:03 am #

    I loved Meredith on Family Ties. I didn’t know she wrote a book — Can’t wait to read it. Will go buy it today!

    • BARB BEST October 5, 2011 at 1:57 pm #

      Thanks “aftertheshow” – glad to hear that! I highly recommend the book.

  5. Dawn@LightenUp! October 6, 2011 at 4:08 am #

    Looks good. I like books like that, and I always loved her characters.

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