His Way: The Unauthorized Biography of Frank Sinatra

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Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 643 pages
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * With a new afterword by the author in honor of Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday
 
This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried--but failed--to keep from publication, and it's easy to understand why. This unauthorized biography goes behind the iconic myth of Sinatra to expose the well-hidden side of one of the most celebrated--and elusive--public figures of our time. Celebrated journalist Kitty Kelley spent three years researching government documents (Mafia-related material, wiretaps, and secret testimony) and interviewing more than 800 people in Sinatra's life (family, colleagues, law-enforcement officers, friends). The result is a stunning, often shocking expos of a man as tortured as he was talented, as driven to self-destruction as he was to success.
 
Featuring a new afterword by the author, this fully documented, highly detailed biography--filled with revealing anecdotes--is the penetrating story of the explosively controversial and undeniably multitalented legend who ruled the entertainment industry for fifty years and continues to fascinate to this day.
 
Praise for His Way
 
"The most eye-opening celebrity biography of our time."--The New York Times
 
"A compelling page-turner . . . Kitty Kelley's book has made all future Sinatra biographies virtually redundant."--Los Angeles Herald Examiner
 

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His way: the unauthorized biography of Frank Sinatra

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This is the expose that Sinatra went to court to prevent. It's all herethe tumultuous marriages, the countless affairs, the Mafia ties, the arrogance, the drunken brawls, the sudden violence, the ... Read full review

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Attention to detail and research I like, but it took me along time to read as the subject was not a person that I could like to meet or know,. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
15
Section 3
26
Section 4
33
Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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Section 38
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Section 39
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Section 40
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Section 41
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Section 42
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Section 43
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Section 44
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Section 45
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Section 46
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Section 47
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About the author (1986)

Kitty Kelley is a journalist who has written for The Washington Post, The New York Times, Newsweek, Good Housekeeping, and more. She is the bestselling author of Jackie Oh!; His Way: The Unauthorized Biography of Frank Sinatra; Elizabeth Taylor: The Last Star; Nancy Reagan: The Unauthorized Biography; The Royals; The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty; Oprah: A Biography; and Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of the Kennedys.

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