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Call Me Anna by Patty Duke and Kenneth Turan is the story of Patty Duke's life. Patty began her life as Anna Marie Duke, the youngest child of John Patrick and Frances Duke. Patty's brother, Ray became an actor and Patty followed suit, becoming one of the most beloved young actors of the sixties. However, Patty's carefree public life belied a mental disease that was characterized by often erratic and uncontrollable behavior, behavior that led to three failed marriages and multiple hospitalizations. Call Me Anna is not just a story of how one woman became a beloved actress, but a reference manual for other sufferers of undiagnosed manic depression.
Patty Duke became an actress in the late fifties at the age of eight. Patty did not choose this for herself, but was encouraged by her mother and her brother's managers, the Rosses. The Rosses took over Patty's life...
Call Me Anna: The Autobiography of Patty Duke Lesson Plans contain 128 pages of teaching material, including: