I Promised My Dad by Cheryl Landon Wilson
An Intimate Portrait of Michael Landon

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The author describes her father's roles in Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie, and Highway to Heaven, and offers anecdotes about his private life and his perspectives on dying.

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Jane Scovell has written books with Elizabeth Taylor, Ginger Rogers, Maureen Stapleton, Marilyn Horne, and Kitty Dukakis, and biographies of Oona Chaplin and Samuel Ramey. She now adds Dorf, Mr. Tudball, and The Old Man to her list.
Published November 1, 1992 by Simon & Schuster. 224 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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The eldest daughter of TV actor/writer/director/producer Michael Landon (Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie, etc.) tells her side of the Landon story--and tells her father's as best she can.

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(He would have adopted 8-year-old Cheryl legally, she says, but her father, Lynn's first husband, refused to permit this.) Twenty years and four more children later, he left Lynn, Cheryl tells us, for "a woman half his age...a few months younger even than I."

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