The Peter Lawford story: life with the Kennedys, Monroe, and the Rat Pack

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Jove Books, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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Actor Peter Lawford's fourth wife recounts the triumphs and tragedies of her husband's chaotic life

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A remarkable, very readable account of the life of Peter Lawford. I found this book refreshing for the candor and decadence revealed in every page. You might say that Lawford was a good man who led a bad life. He was in some ways a victim of circumstances with a crazy mother who yearned for something better in her son and a suicidal father. These unfortunate facts didn't make Peter self-destructive until the last third of his life, given over to whoring, booze, and drugs. But for all that, I admire Patricia Seaton's work in making this very readable biography of her husband. 

Contents

The MGM Years
33
The PostWar Years
79
The Camelot Years
135
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Ted Schwarz has written and coauthored more than 100 books.Among his bestselling titles are The Peter Lawford Story, The Kennedys: The Third Generation, and Rose Kennedy and Her Family.

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