This is a press release submitted to the Las Vegas Sun. It has not been verified or edited by the Sun.
Phyllis Diller Remembered: New Memoir from a Diller Dustbiter
Published on Tue, Mar 5, 2013 (1:40 p.m.)LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Phyllis Diller in the spotlight: Las Vegas resident Robin Skone-Palmer has written a memoir -- Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller -- recalling her days working as a personal secretary for the beloved, ground-breaking comedienne, who was a perennial favorite in the Entertainment Capital of the World.
Wigeon Publishing is releasing the book on April 1 -- no foolin'.
During the time Skone-Palmer worked for Diller, they shared raucous laughter, mind-numbing boredom, and occasionally absolute terror. The work relationship became a friendship that lasted to the day of Diller's death last August.
After leaving Diller's employment, Skone-Palmer became one of the "Dustbiters," a term Diller coined to affectionately describe her favorite former employees.
Diller even endorsed the memoir (before she died), writing on one of those sticky notes she had used so often: Robin Skone-Palmer has written a book -- it is FABULOUS!
Skone-Palmer lives in Las Vegas with her two cats. She divides her time between golf, pottery, and teaching after-school Bible clubs. She also collects wine -- at least long enough to chill it before she pulls the cork.
Learn more about the book and its author at: http://wigeonpublishing.com/books/beyond_the_spotlight_phyllis_diller.html
Genre: Memoir, Humor
* Trade Paperback, 6 x 9, 264 pages, includes photos
= ISBN-10: 0985972882
= ISBN-13: 978-0-9859728-8-2
* Ebook, includes photos
= ISBN-10: 0985972890
= ISBN-13: 978-0-9859728-9-9
Library of Congress Control Number: 2013934392
About Wigeon Publishing
Based in San Diego, Calif., Wigeon Publishing, LLC, produces handcrafted books by artisans of the written word. Wigeon is a member of the Independent Book Publishers Association. To learn more, visit: www.wigeonpublishing.com
- Banks moving more aggressively against delinquent homeowners
- Police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids
- Nevada casino revenue hits $11.2 billion for fiscal year
- Celebrity preview: Iggy Azalea, Chris Paul, Calvin Harris, Sky Blu, Boston, Cheap Trick, Styx
- Teen found mentally incompetent for trial in brother’s slaying