Roberta Linn tells her life story of growing up as a singer and actress in the Golden Days of Hollywood: sharing a changing room with Shirley Temple, singing for Disney, joining the military at 14, getting the top position for Lawrence Welk and then headlining Las Vegas, falling in love and getting married. But all does t glitter behind the silver scene. She also tells of life's foibles and pitfalls. Read this spectacular biography about how a young girl in her mid-twenties scaled the heights of Tinsel town to win the 1955 Emmy for Best Female Entertainer only to later discover the road of hard kcks and had to to take on a second career selling timeshare for the same person she used to sing for to make a living and how a woman of high moral standards could date a mob connected hotel owner from Palm Springs who was married to ather woman only to lose him in a card game gone wrong.
Eric G. Meeks is an author of Southwest U.S. History, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Biography, and Science Fiction. His published works include: Witch of Tahquitz: Facts and Legends of the Village of Palm Springs The Author Murders: A Palm Springs Biblio-Mystery Champagne Lady: Roberta Linn, Lawrence Welk's First Lady of Television 1853 Cavalry Quest for a Southwest Railroad Route Not Now Lord I've Got Too Much To Do Reverse Discrimination: The Minority Encounters of a Short White Boy The Dysfunctional Men's Club - Under the name Weberley Forbes He lives in the Palm Springs, CA area with his wife Tracey and their 6 children. He is also very good about answering email (email@example.com) and becoming friends with everyone from fans to old school mates on Facebook. Recently he has started using Twitter under the name ericgmeeks. When not writing or enjoying his kids, one of his favorite past times is visiting thrift stores, used book stores, and record shops which he goes to all too often always searching for the elusive masterful item to add to his extensive collection of rare Science Fiction hardbacks, and Vinyl Rock & Roll and Ska records which he plays on an old Technics record player.