“A haunting and wonderfully written memoir concerning the author of The Twilight Zone.” –Robert Redford
“Fantastically written. . .I laughed and I cried. I plan to learn it once more when I capture my breath.” –Carol Burnett
In this intimate, lyrical memoir approximately her iconic father, Anne Serling unearths the thrill-loving dad and circle of relatives guy at the back of the enforcing determine the general public noticed webhosting The Twilight Zone each week. After his surprising, early dying, Anne, simply 20, used to be left surprised. However thru speaking to his pals, poring over vintage correspondence, and recording her adolescence reminiscences, Anne no longer handiest discovered solace, However won a deeper figuring out of this outstanding guy. Now she stocks her discoveries, along side private footage, revealing letters, and scenes of his adolescence, battle years, and their circle of relatives’s time in combination. A tribute to Rod Serling’s legacy as a visionary, storyteller, and humanist, As I Knew Him is additionally a shifting testomony to the affection among fathers and daughters.
“A young, considerate and really private portrait of American genius Rod Serling.” –Alice Hoffman
“Richly instructed. . .a haunting memoir approximately grief, creativity, and a father-daughter bond as memorable and magical as any Twilight Zone episode.” –Caroline Leavitt
“Stuffed with anecdotes and self-mirrored image. . .Serling nonetheless casts an oversized shadow.” —Variety
“Lush reminiscences of a outstanding father and adept research of his paintings.” —Kirkus Reviews