How to be Lovely: The Audrey Hepburn Way of Life (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jun 3, 2004 - Reference - 208 pages
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Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book and remembering- because you can’t take it all in at once. —Audrey Hepburn On many occasions, she was approached to pen her autobiography, the definitive book of Audrey Hepburn, yet she never agreed. A beloved icon who found success as an actress, a mother and an humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn perfected the art of gracious living. More philosophy than biography, How to Be Lovely revisits the many interviews Audrey gave over the years, allowing us to hear her voice directly on universal topics of concern to women the world over: careers, love lives, motherhood and relationships. Enhanced by rarely seen photographs, behind-the-scenes stories, and insights from the friends who knew her well, How to Be Lovely uncovers the real Audrey, in her own words. While she would have been the last to say so, Audrey Hepburn was an expert in the art of being a woman. How to Be Lovely imparts whatever wisdom and insight she found along the way to the millions who grew up, or will grow up, wanting to be just like her. Published to coincide with Audrey Hepburn’s would-be seventy-fifth birthday, How to Be Lovely offers a rare glimpse into the woman behind the mystique and the definitive guide to living genuinely with glamour and grace.

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Review: How to be Lovely: The Audrey Hepburn Way of Life

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

Lovely little book - great insights from Audrey's life. Read full review

Review: How to be Lovely: The Audrey Hepburn Way of Life

User Review  - Meredith - Goodreads

This slim book gives little tidbits of Hepburn's history in the form of anecdotes and quotes from Hepburn and people who knew her, along with many photographs exhibiting her uncanny and unusual sense ... Read full review


Attitude Is Everything
Listen to Your Mother
Keep It All in Perspective
The Two Hephurns
Expect Less
Be a Good Student
When Opportunity Knocks Answer
Wing It If You Have To
Listen Well
Laugh Often
Be Genuine
Distinguish Between Lonely and Alone
Get a Therapist
Audreys Book Club
Practice Acceptance
Find a Peaceful Place

Work Hard
Nerves Are Normal
Use Whatever Tools Necessary
Be Prepared to Sacrifice
Beware the City Life
Be Willing to Get Hurt
When Flirting Be Subtle
Mind the Male Ego
Know When to Walk away
Know What to Look For
Love Your Mother Anyway
Forgive Your Father
Believe in Miracles
Be Present
Teach Your Children Well
Be Loyal
Love Much
Live Simply
Have Faith
Be Needed
Know Yourself
Less Is More
Comfort Is Crucial
Avoid Trends
Style for Life
Never Be Too Sure
Have a Purpose
Think Deeply
Dont Get Political
Be Handson
Nothing Will Prepare You

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