Pam Grier has written an interesting, engaging autobiography ensuring her place a an elder in her autobiography, “Foxy: My Life In Three Acts”. If you grew up in the 1970’s you remember Pam Grier as the Black Superwoman. In her new autobiography she recalls in vivid detail her life during, before and after those heady days that made her famous. The autobiography takes you through her life in Three Acts.
“The First Act” deals with her ever changing childhood. She grew up in Colorado, the daughter of an Air Force mechanic and a nurse during the height of racial segregation. She discusses with candidness the ugliness of being raped at 6 years old and how it shaped all her relationships. It was her difficulties and frailties that helped her form her strength and identity in these early days that would lead her to roles such as Coffey.