Vivien: The Life of Vivien Leigh

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Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated, 1989 - 352 pages
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'This is the best book we have had on Vivien Leigh, the most thoroughly and shrewdly researched, the most acute in its realization that Leigh was an actress who had to find herself in her parts if she was to do well, but who invariably began to destroy herself in the process.'--The Boston Sunday Globe

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User Review  - Misses_London - LibraryThing

I've read this book twice, but the second time was a few years ago. I'm a long time GWTW fan so naturally anything about Vivien Leigh interests me. I enjoyed this book clearly although I'm aware since ... Read full review

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User Review  - ejj1955 - LibraryThing

I've read this at a leisurely pace, but it's pretty straightforwardly chronological, so easy enough to read this way. I have, of course, seen Leigh's major roles: Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind ... Read full review

Contents

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You deserve to be kissed
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What a virile performance
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Alexander Walker is the author of over twenty books.

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