Elizabeth (Google eBook)

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Grand Central Publishing, Aug 29, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 560 pages
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For more than six decades Elizabeth Taylor has been a part of our lives. Now acclaimed biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli looks past the tabloid version of Elizabeth's life and offers the first-ever fully realized portrait of this American icon. You'll meet her controlling mother who plotted her daughter's success from birth...see the qualities that catapulted Elizabeth to stardom in 1940s Hollywood...understand the psychological and emotional underpinnings behind the eight marriages...and, finally, rejoice in Elizabeth's most bravura performance of all: the new success in family, friendships, and philanthropy she achieved despite substance abuse and chronic illness. It's the story of the woman you thought you knew--and now can finally understand.
  

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User Review  - Dysmonia Kuiper - Goodreads

I found this book on a fence post on the sidewalk in Center City, Philadelphia. I had just moved, and didn't have a library card yet because I didn't have an address at the time. So I was desperate ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jill M. - Goodreads

Really enjoyed learning more about this big screen icon! What a tumultuous life she led! So many husbands, illnesses and other life obstacles! Had to look up pictures to see the story come to life. Read full review

Contents

Theres One Born Every Minute 1942
National Velvet 1944
Little Women 1949
A Place in the Sun 1951
Elephant Walk 1954
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 1958
The VIPs 1963
The Comedians 1967
Under Milk Wood 1971
Identikit aka The Drivers Seat 1974
The Mirror Crackd 1980
Victory at Entebbe 1976
There Must Be a Pony 1986
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About the author (2006)

J. Randy Taraborrelli is a respected journalist, a recognizable entertainment personality, and in-demand guest on many television programs including Today, Good Morning America, The Early Show, Entertainment Tonight, and CNN Headline News. He is the bestselling author of thirteen books.

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