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A Story Lately Told: Coming of Age in Ireland, London, and New York

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Anjelica Hustonand#8217;s and#8220;gorgeously writtenand#8221; (andlt;I andgt;O, The Oprah Magazineandlt;/Iandgt;) memoir is and#8220;an elegant, funny, and frequently haunting reminiscence of the first two decades of her lifeand#8230;A classicand#8221; (andlt;Iandgt;Vanity Fairandlt;/Iandgt;).andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In her first, dazzling memoir, Anjelica Huston shares the story of her deeply unconventional early lifeand#8212;her enchanted childhood in Ireland, living with her glamorous and artistic mother, educated by tutors and nuns, intrepid on a horse. Huston was raised on an Irish estate to whichand#8212;between moviesand#8212;her father, director John Huston, brought his array of extraordinary friends, from Carson McCullers and John Steinbeck to Peter Oand#8217;Toole and Marlon Brando.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;In London, where she lived with her mother and brother in the early sixties when her parents separated, Huston encountered the Rolling Stones and Fleetwood Mac. She understudied Marianne Faithfull in andlt;Iandgt;Hamletandlt;/Iandgt;. Seventeen, striking, precocious, but still young and vulnerable, she was devastated when her mother died in a car crash. Months later she moved to New York, fell in love with the much older, brilliant but disturbed photographer, Bob Richardson, and became a model. Living in the Chelsea Hotel, working with Richard Avedon and other photographers, she navigated a volatile relationship and the dynamic cultural epicenter of New York in the seventies.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;A Story Lately Toldandlt;/Iandgt; is an and#8220;evocativeand#8221; (andlt;Iandgt;The New York Timesandlt;/Iandgt;), and#8220;magically beautifuland#8221; (andlt;Iandgt;The Boston Globeandlt;/Iandgt;) memoir. Hustonand#8217;s second memoir, andlt;Iandgt;Watch Meandlt;/Iandgt;, will be published in November 2014.

About the Author

Academy Award-winning actress and director Anjelica Huston has received honors from the National Society of Film Critics;andnbsp;the Independent Spirit Awards; and the Golden Globe Awards; as well as multiple Oscar, BAFTA, and Emmy awards or nominations. Huston most recently starredandnbsp;on the hit TV showandnbsp;andlt;iandgt;Smash.andlt;/iandgt; She is the author of the memoirs andlt;i andgt;A Story Lately Toldandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;i andgt;Watch Meandlt;/iandgt;.Academy Award-winning actress and director Anjelica Huston has received honors from the National Society of Film Critics;andnbsp;the Independent Spirit Awards; and the Golden Globe Awards; as well as multiple Oscar, BAFTA, and Emmy awards or nominations. Huston most recently starredandnbsp;on the hit TV showandnbsp;andlt;iandgt;Smash.andlt;/iandgt; She is the author of the memoirs andlt;i andgt;A Story Lately Toldandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;i andgt;Watch Meandlt;/iandgt;.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781451656305
Subtitle:
Coming of Age in Ireland, London, and New York
Author:
Huston, Anjelica
Publisher:
Scribner
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Subject:
Biography-Women
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Subject:
watch me; john huston; enrica soma; jack nicholson; bob richardson; robert graham; richard avedon; prizzi s honor; enemies; addams family; morticia; smash; wes anderson; grifters; the dead; royal tenenbaums; life aquatic; darjeeling limited; academy award
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20141014
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
chapter opening photos
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
212.725 x 139.7 mm

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