by Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe's memoir, especially if you listen to the audio read by Rob Lowe himself, is a weird but satisfying mix of the scandalous exploits of youth as told by a reformed, recovering, down-to-earth, happy grown-up. There are times when you can hear the emotion in the reader/author's voice as he tells certain stories. He also does very good impressions, not in a jokey way but as he quotes certain recollected conversations with the likes of Cary Grant, Robert Wagner, Lucille Ball and others. I was surprised to hear of all the show-business connections, from the Sheens and Penns making movies together as teens, to Princess Stephanie to JFK Jr.