Marlene Dietrich: Life and Legend

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Da Capo Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 626 pages
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In an achievement as grand and sweeping as Dietrich's own life, Steven Bach reveals the woman and examines her myth in a biography that will stand as the ultimate authority on a singular star. Based on six years of research and hundreds of interviews—including conversations with Dietrich herself—this is the last, best word on one of the century's greatest movie actresses and performers, an icon who embodied glamour and sophistication for audiences around the globe.

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MARLENE DIETRICH: Life and Legend

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Gigantic chef-d'oeuvre: a 600-page life that puts Dietrich before us as no book has ever done and whose writing sets a new standard for celebrity biographies. Bach (Final Cut, 1985) spent six years ... Read full review

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Steven Bach, author of the best-selling Final Cut and Marlene Dietrich, teaches at Columbia University and Bennington College and divides his time between Europe and the United States.

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