It's safe to say that Mr. Baldwin is one of the greatest actors of our time. He's spent the last thirty years proving over and over again that he is indeed a gifted man, a hilarious comic, and a leader when it comes to solving social problems of all sorts. This gentleman can be Beetle juice, play the role of Jack in 30 Rock and deliver a heart-warming and heart-wrenching performance that will be remembered by the generations.
He's well-respected and loved in Hollywood, and folks from all over the world are calling him an inspiration and a big motivator. Alec is just a regular man who decided to stand strong on both feet and to go forward no matter what. He had his fair share of ups and downs, and this book is about his life experience, his journey towards greatness.
Nevertheless is an autobiographical book, which means every single word you read is true (well, mostly :)). Baldwin is a private person and doesn't really like to make a show out of his personal life, which is why this book is so important for his true fans. It's like a quick peek into the man's heart and soul, an honest, affecting story that will leave you speechless. He was born in Long Island and had to grow up fast due to his parents' financial struggle and troubled marriage.
He was a student in DC and wanted to become a politician. But, he was supposed to become an actor, and his first steps in the theater showed him what it really means to be a great actor. Alec is constantly fighting his alcohol and drug addiction, and, even though he hasn't been a perfect husband and father, he's doing everything possible to make it work. The bottom line is - Nevertheless is a savvy, witty, engaging and thought-provoking journey into the life of Mr. Alec Baldwin.