Prudence Farrow Bruns Signs Dear Prudence: The Story Behind the Song

Close up headshot of Prudence Farrow Bruns

To celebrate the Songwriter Festival this weekend, Sundog Books is very pleased to be hosting a book signing for Prudence Bruns this Saturday beginning at 6 pm!  Ms. Bruns will be signing copies of her memoir, Dear Prudence:  The Story Behind the Song.

From Kirkus Reviews:

Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2015 KIRKUS REVIEW.   What makes this book stand out is the fact that it’s not a typical, dishy celebrity tell-all, although there are some fascinating stories about her Hollywood upbringing and her time with the Beatles ... It’s a portrait of a young woman trying to center her life amid personal pain and how she found herself. Overall, it’s a rather life-affirming tale from someone who’s more than just a footnote in pop-music history. A moving, spiritual account of a search for meaning through meditation

About the Author

Prudence Farrow Bruns, PhD, is a member of one of Hollywood’s most celebrated families. The daughter of the late actress Maureen O’Sullivan and film director John Farrow, and the sister of actress Mia Farrow, Prudence is best known as the inspiration behind the Beatles’ beloved ballad, “Dear Prudence.” She is, however, an accomplished filmmaker and scholar in her own right.

Having first practiced meditation and yoga in 1966, she eventually founded Boston’s Integral Yoga Institute in 1967 and became a Transcendental Meditation® teacher in 1968. Farrow Bruns holds a PhD in South Asian Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in the Sanskrit language and literature. She has presented and published on topics including South Asia, world religions, and Ayurvedic medicine.

She also has her own connections to art and filmmaking, having worked with artists such as Woody Allen, Andy Kaufman, and Paula Vogel. She produced the film Widow’s Peak.

Farrow Bruns and her husband have three children and four grandchildren. They live in Seagrove Beach, Florida.

Event date: 

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

Event address: 

89 Central Square
Seaside, FL 32459
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$18.95
ISBN: 9781503029880
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - June 26th, 2015

"The sun is up, the sky is blue, it's beautiful, and so are you..."

Those simple lines from the Beatles' ballad, "Dear Prudence," are easily recognizable by anyone who lived through the 1960s, as well as by the millions of people who continue to enjoy the Beatles' music today.


 
 
 

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