Sally Field has had a long career telling other people's stories, but now she's ready to share her own

Actor Sally Field forgives her mother in her new harrowing memoir of childhood trauma, In Pieces.
Sally Field with host Tom Power in the q studio in Toronto, Ont. (Vanessa Nigro/CBC)

Originally published on Oct. 9, 2018

Oscar-winning actor Sally Field has written a memoir that takes readers on a journey from her lonely childhood in Pasadena to her glittering years on Broadway and in Hollywood. She tells q host Tom Power about her earliest roles, her greatest loves and the insecurity that has dogged her in even her most triumphant moments. Her memoir In Pieces is out now.

Sally Field and her first husband Steven Craig in 1962 (Sally Field)
Sally Field and her acting teacher Lee Strasberg (Sally Field)

Produced by Saroja Coelho

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