Enchantment: The Life of Audrey Hepburn

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Thorndike Press, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 576 pages
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A portrait of the acclaimed actress follows Audrey Hepburn from her youth in Nazi-occupied Europe, through her rise to stardom in some of the era's most popular films, to her dedication to UNICEF.

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ENCHANTMENT: The Life of Audrey Hepburn

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Straightforward, informative biography of the silver screen's fairest lady by veteran celebrity chronicler Spoto (Marilyn Monroe, 2001, etc.).Hepburn's role as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany ... Read full review

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I must admit I was skeptical about this book when I started it. I guess I just didn't know if there was anything new about the actress that I hadn't heard before. But Shazam! I think I have an even ... Read full review



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Donald Spoto was born on June 28, 1941 in New Rochelle, New York. He received a B.A. from Iona College in 1963 and a M.A. and Ph.D. in theology (New Testament studies) from Fordham University in 1966 and 1970, respectively. He taught theology, Christian mysticism, and biblical literature at the university level for twenty years. He has written more than 25 biographies of film and theatre celebrities including The Art of Alfred Hitchcock, The Kindness of Strangers: The Life of Tennessee Williams, Diana: The Last Year, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: A Life, Enchantment: The Life of Audrey Hepburn, High Society: The Life of Grace Kelly, Possessed: The Life of Joan Crawford, and The Redgraves: A Family Epic. He also wrote biographies on religious figures including The Hidden Jesus: A New Life, Reluctant Saint: The Life of Francis of Assisi, and Joan: The Mysterious Life of the Heretic Who Became a Saint.

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