Once Upon a Time: Behind the Fairy Tale of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier (Google eBook)

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Grand Central Publishing, Apr 1, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 512 pages
17 Reviews
Grace Kelly was swept away when the handsome Prince Rainier, a man she barely knew, asked for her hand in marriage.
  

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Review: Once Upon a Time: Behind the Fairy Tale of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier

User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

The "happily ever after" marriage of Grace Kelly to Prince Rainier III of Monaco is explored and demythologized in this fascinating, compelling and well-researched royal biography. After failed ... Read full review

Review: Once Upon a Time: Behind the Fairy Tale of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier

User Review  - Rebecca Young - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book--Details emerge about the lives of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier. It takes the reader into a fairy land but also gives us insight as to the difficulties inherent in lives like the Princess and Prince experienced. Read full review

Contents

The Kellys
A Complex Family
Actress
Star
A Fateful Telephone Call
A Comedy of Errors
The Palace
The Grimaldis
Dont Tell Father
God Help Us When This News Gets Out
How Dare They Do This to Me?
The Sound of Hope Dying
A Crisis in Monaco
Graces Tortured Inner Life
Father Tucker Leaves the Palace
Coming to Terms

Rainier
Grace Meets Rainier
HomeWrecker?
Oleg Cassini
Father Figure
Principality at a Crossroads
A Prayer for a Princess
The Swan
It Must Be a Sign
Just Like Cinderella
The Book
Prince Rainier Meets the Kellys
Love at First Sight?
The Proposal
I Have Made My Destiny
The Fertility Test
The Dowry
The Marriage Agreement
The Announcement
His Highness Lays Down the Law
Grace under Pressure
Look What Im Giving Up
Father Tucker to the Rescue
Taking to the High Seas
The Arrival of a Princess
Graces New Family
Locusts
The Civil Ceremony
The Wedding
Graces
Rainiers
Strengthening a Marriage
Rainier Stages a Coup
Grace Banishes Antoinette from the Palace
The Lonely Princess
The Stubborn Prince
More Palace Drama
Rainier Encourages Graces Comeback
The Most Important Choice
Caroline and Albert
Graces Work
Tivs Writings
Stephanie
Freedom from Onassis
Happy Times 19661970
Princess Grace Turns Forty
Royal Parenting
Tough Love
Exodus from the Palace
Rainiers Jubilee
Whatever Happened to the Old Gracie?
Crossing the Line
What to Do about the Past?
Rebellion
Graces Brother in Trouble
Philippe Junot
Show Business but Not Really
An Official Ban of Carolines Wedding?
What Happens to a Marriage?
Carolines Wedding
The Inevitable Divorce
Stephanies Turn
Grace and Diana
While We Dream Time Flies
Rainiers Change of Heart
So Little Time
September 13 1982
The Stephanie Theory
The Unthinkable Has Happened
Calling Her to Glory
Life after Grace
Rainier
APPENDIX
Acknowledgments
Source Notes and Other Information
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

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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