"... What Herbie J. Palato has given us is a one-stop tome that covers everything one could ask for about Moore herself, her colleagues, her relationships, her misfires and triumphs, her self-consciousness and lack of self-esteem in terms of her looks, not to mention her causes like diabetes research and animal rights.
"... We get a portrait of a woman in 3-D, including her shortcomings, talents, work ethic, parental skills (or lack of them) and her insights and perspectives regarding her important and influential career. And surprises....
"Someone needed to write this book, and who better than Herbie J Pilato. He knows how to do it."
- Dr. Wesley Britton, bookpleasures.com
“…several hundred pages that slowly peel back the iconic Mary to introduce the reader to the real woman…Thee author has done such an excellent job in revealing her to be human, with all the foibles and fears and doubts and issues that brings along with it.” - Steven Thompson, Forces of Geek
"For anyone who's been waiting for a definitive look at the life and career of Mary Tyler Moore, the wait is over. MARY: THE MARY TYLER MOORE STORY is filled with revelations and delivers the goods." - Ed Gross, CloserWeekly.com
"An absolutely riveting and brilliant biography of an American icon. An instant classic! Only a skilled writer like Herbie J Pilato could bring us this comprehensive look at one of America's greatest television icons. Pilato wonderfully navigates the reader through her ups and downs…her amazing success and failures along the road. Pilato does not pull any punches. He is truthful, candid and frank, yet respectful of Ms. Moore. An amazing biography…Pilato hits a home-run with this great book!" - Rick Lertzman, writer/producer