Once upon a time: a true story

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Knopf, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 301 pages
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The celebrity artist and designer recreates the glamour and terror of her childhood when she became a legend as the "poor little rich girl" during a notorious custody trial and vividly depicting the adults who loved and battled over her

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User Review  - mahallett - LibraryThing

her memories of her early childhood were interesting. she understood very little of what was happening to her and she writes it that way. she wants to ask question but senses that the adults around her don't want questions so she doesn't ask but always yearns to know. Read full review

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User Review  - Hot Cup O'Monkey - Goodreads

Wow, what a life. These fabulously rich parents had no idea how to connect with, or show love, to their kids. Makes me very very thankful for my normal life. Read full review


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About the author (1985)

Gloria Vanderbilt is the author of four memoirs and two novels. She contributes to various publications, including the "New York Times", "Vanity Fair", and "Elle", and has received two honorary doctorates of Fine Arts. She lives in New York City.

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