Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century

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Thorndike Press, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 753 pages
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The definitive, larger-than-life account of the greatest Hollywood love story ever -- the romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

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I have never read such a passionate love story. - Goodreads
Despite some repetition, it is a page turner. - Goodreads
It's obvious that much time was put into research. - Goodreads

Review: Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century

User Review  - Sophia Dorval - Goodreads

One of my favorite books of all time. A story chock full of opulence, excess to the tenth power, liquor (naturally ), addiction (that is usually how these things progress ), marriage(s), divorces, jet ... Read full review

Review: Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century

User Review  - Lisa James - Goodreads

Very well done. It was engaging, fascinating, & a really intimate look at a very public couple. It left me feeling more sorry for them both more than anything. A love of a lifetime, for both of them ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Sam Kashner and his wife Nancy Schoenberger are creative writing teachers at William and Mary College. They have written entertainment industry biographies, including Talent for Genius: The Life and Times of Oscar Levant and Hollywood Kryptonite: The Bulldog, the Lady and the Death of Superman, which explores the death of George Reeves. Kashner has also written three books of poetry on his own.

Among other honors, Nancy Schoenberger has been awarded an NEA and two state artist grants. Her volume, "Girl on a White Porch", won the 1987 Devins Award for Poetry. She teaches creative and nonfiction writing at William & Mary in Virginia and edits the transatlantic poetry journal Verse. With her husband Sam Kashner, she coauthored "A Talent for Genius, the Life and Times of Oscar Levant" (which inspired an episode of A & E's "Biography") and "Hollywood Kryptonite, The Bulldog, The Lady, and the Death of Superman".

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