Once Upon a Time: Behind the Fairy Tale of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier

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* Previous books about Princess Grace are either out of print or focus primarily on her years as an actress in Hollywood. This thoroughly researched, complex look at her entire life will captivate the reading public fascinated by a family who, like the Kennedys, have become icons of privilege and loss, strength under pressure, and triumph over tragedy.
* Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (Warner, 2000), Taraborrelli's previous Warner book, was a New York Times bestseller in hardcover and paperback and has combined sales of nearly 170,000 copies. In addition, it was made into a highly succesful NBC TV miniseries.
* J. Randy Taraborrelli's New York Times bestselling biographies include Madonna: An Intimate Biography (Simon & Schuster, 2001), Sinatra: A Complete Life (Birch Lane, 1997), Michael Jackson: The Magic and the Madness (Carol Publishing Group, 1991), and Call Her Miss Ross (Carol Publishing Group, 1989). He is a frequent commentator on national television.

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Bestselling author and news reporter J. Randy Taraborrelli was born on February 29, 1956. His biographies have focused on celebrities such as Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Madonna, Elizabeth Taylor, and Marilyn Monroe. His biography called The Hiltons: The True Story of an American Dynasty, made it to the New York Times bestseller list in 2014. His latest book is Jackie, Janet & Lee: The Secret Lives of Janet Auchincloss and Her Daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill, published in January 2018. Taraborrelli has been a guest on television programs including Today, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Larry King Live, Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, and CNN. He also contributes entertainment articles internationally to Hello!, The Daily Mail and Sunday Mail, and Australia's Women's Weekly.

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