Garbo: a biography

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Knopf, Mar 1, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 654 pages
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The critically acclaimed biographer of Louise Brooks draws on hitherto unavailable material, including Garbo's notebooks, letters, and an astonishing set of 100 tape-recorded conversations, plus interviews with Garbo's surviving friends and family, to create a superb and compelling portrait of the unforgettable actress. 65 photos.

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GARBO: A Biography

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A thorough but often graceless narrative of a life that might better have remained shrouded in mystery. Paris (Louise Brooks, 1989) has classic material to work with. Teenage Greta Gustafson is ... Read full review

Garbo: a biography

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For all that has been written about the movies' most elusive goddess, Paris provides the first serious cradle-to-grave biography. His advantage over previous miners of the inexhaustible Garbo lode is ... Read full review


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Paris is a Russian scholar and has translated the plays of Chekhov.

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