Edie: An American Biography
Born into a family of wealthy and patrician New Englanders, Edie Sedgwick became, in the 1960s, bfoth an emblem of, and a memorial to, the doomed world spawned by Andy Warhol. Edie was outrageous, vulnerable and strikingly beautiful.Her childhood was dominated by a brutal but glamorous father. Fleeing to New York, she became an instant celebrity, known to everyone in the literary, artistic and fashionable worlds of the day. She was Warhol's twin soul, his creature, the superstar of his films and, finally, the victim of a life which he created for her. EDIE is an American fable on an epic scale -the story of a short, crowded and vivid life which is also the story of a decade.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - oddbooks - LibraryThing
This book helped me hate Andy Warhol just a little less, because it is clear he was not responsible for the denigration and demise of Edie Sedgwick. Edie was going to end up dead of an overdose or a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - latefordinner - LibraryThing
In this tragic and transfixing book presented as a series of transcribed interviews with those that knew her and in imitation of Warhol's verite cinamatic style we slowly discover an emotionaly ... Read full review