Audrey Hepburn

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Penguin, Sep 1, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 464 pages
The most ambitious and personal account ever written about Hollywood's most gracious star-Audrey Hepburn by Barry Paris is a "moving portrayal" (The New York Times Book Review) that truly captures the woman who captured our hearts...

With the insights of family and friends who never before spoke to a Hepburn biographer-and never-before-published photographs-Paris has created an in-depth portrait of the actress, from her childhood in Nazi-occupied Europe, through her legendary career, and into her UN ambassadorship.

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An extended valentine to an actress we've all fallen in love with at least once. While many actors fail to live up to their publicity, Audrey Hepburn seems, by all accounts, to have been as genuinely ... Read full review

Audrey Hepburn

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Paris, author of acclaimed books on Greta Garbo (Garbo, LJ 1/95) and Louise Brooks (Louise Brooks, Doubleday 1990), now recounts the life of everyone's favorite gamine. Audrey Hepburn had little ... Read full review


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England and the Chorus Line 19481951
Stardom Beyond Belief 19511954
Ruling the World 19541957
Huckleberry Friend 19581962
Fair and Unfair Ladies 19631964
Nights Off for Givenchy 19651967
Roman Holiday II 19681979
Dutch Treat 19801989
Apotheosis 19881993

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About the author (2001)

Barry Paris is the author of the acclaimed biographies Louise Brooks and Garbo. His articles have appeared in The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, American Film.

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