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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mary Lucy Denise Henner  

Pen Name: Marilu Henner

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Henner was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Marilu Henner is an actress who is best known for her roles on the hit TV series Taxi and Evening Shade. She is also the bestselling author of Marilu Henner's Total Health Makeover and The 30-Day Total Health Makeover. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband, Robert Lieberman, and their two sons. Born "Mary Lucy Denise Henner" in Chicago, Illinois, to a Greek mother and Polish father. Marilu's father and brother changed the family name from "Pudlowski" to "Henner" for business purposes. Henner was raised on the northwest side of Chicago, Illinois, in the Logan Square neighborhood. Her mother, Loretta, was president of the National Association of Dance and Affiliated Arts and ran the Henner Dance School for 20 years.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Party hearty :
ISBN: 0060988584. OCLC Number:

ReganBooks,. New York :. 2003.

Marilu Henner's total health makeover :
ISBN: 0060988789. OCLC Number:

ReganBooks,. New York :. 2001, ©1998.

Wear your life well :
ISBN: 0060988592. OCLC Number:

Collins Living,. New York :. 2009, ©2008.

Are you happy? Do you see your life as a daily grind, or are you eager to face each day and every new challenge? Do you get along well with your family, friends, relatives, and coworkers, or do you harbor anger, resentment, or guilt? Are you working toward a dream, or are you daydreaming about not working? Marilu breaks down all the elements in our lives that can sabotage our progress, and helps us discover the best in ourselves. She pinpoints the often surprising ways we compromise our lives and offers sensible, healthy alternatives. She also includes a Booty Camp Life Blitz--a five-day jumpstart that uses the principles in the book in a very specific, directed way to get you a fresh start. So whether you need a major life change or simply want fresh ideas on improving your life, let Marilu be your guide.--From publisher description.

The 30-day total health makeover /
ISBN: 006103133X. OCLC Number:

ReganBooks,. New York, NY :. ©1999.

Describes a thirty-day program designed to help people change and improve their bodies, health, and lives.

Healthy life kitchen /
ISBN: 0060988576. OCLC Number:

ReganBooks,. New York :. 2002, ©2000.

I refuse to raise a brat :
ISBN: 0060987308. OCLC Number:

Regan Books,. New York :. 2000.

Healthy kids :
ISBN: 0060528524. OCLC Number:

ReganBooks,. New York :. 2001.

Actress and bestselling author Henner presents a guide for parents on feeding, nurturing and inspiring their children in a culture dominated by junk food, inactivity and childhood health problems.

Total memory makeover :
ISBN: 145165121X. OCLC Number:

Gallery Books,. New York :. 2012.

If you could remember the confidence you felt when your prom date said yes, could it embolden you to ask for a raise today? Would the details of your early days with a heartbreaking ex help you recognize the potential red flags in a new romance? Marilu Henner says, "Yes!" In this revolutionary book, the author and memory expert helps you develop the ability to remember more of your past, to recall it more clearly, and most of all, to understand your memories as a blueprint for your future. While most of us may prefer to keep the unhappy times buried, Marilu has learned that only by remembering what happened then can we change our lives for a better now. This book will help you: stop turning painful memories into emotional baggage; discover your personal Memory Track; unlock repressed memories that are holding you back; recall memories faster and stop them from fading; and teach your kids to have great memories too.--From publisher description.

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