An interesting take a look at what it is love to develop up in entrance of and past the cameras. –Eve Plumb

For 9 seasons, Mary McDonough was once a part of one of the vital cherished households in tv historical past. Simply ten years-vintage whilst she was once forged as the beautiful, healthy heart kid Erin, Mary grew up at the set of The Waltons, alternately embracing and rebelling in opposition to her just right-girl onscreen personality. Now, as the primary forged member to write down approximately her reviews at the vintage collection, she candidly recounts the thrill and demanding situations of rising up Walton–from her in a single day transformation from a regular kid in a running elegance, Irish Catholic circle of relatives, to a Hollywood kid superstar, to the non-public demanding situations that led her to tackle a brand new position as an activist for girls’s frame symbol problems.

Touching, humorous, occasionally heartbreaking, and all the time illuminating, Lessons from the Mountain is the tale of the whole thing Mary McDonough discovered on her adventure over–and past–that well-known mountain.

“For somebody who began out as a candy little girl afraid to talk up, it unquestionably is a excitement to listen to her shout from the highest of the mountain now! –Alison Arngrim, New York Times bestselling writer of Confessions of a Prairie Bitch

“She’s a radiant girl whose fact comes from inside of. . .if I had to pick out one phrase that defined Mary Beth, it will be resilience.” –Earl Hamner, Writer of The Waltons

“Mary is a complete lot greater than Erin on The Waltons. This e book displays how she’s treated the entire highs and lows with grace.” –George Clooney

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