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For more than six decades she has been a part of our lives. Now acclaimed biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli looks past the tabloid version of Elizabeth's life and offers the first-ever fully realized portrait of this American icon. You'll meet her controlling mother who plotted her daughter's success from birth...see the qualities that catapulted Elizabeth to stardom in 1940s Hollywood...understand the psychological and emotional underpinnings behind the eight marriages...and, finally, rejoice in Elizabeth's most bravura performance of all: the new success in family, friendships, and philanthropy she achieved despite substance abuse and chronic illness. It's the story of the woman you thought you knew--and now can finally understand. J. Randy Taraborrelli is a respected journalist, a recognizable entertainment personality, and in-demand guest on many television programs. He is the bestselling author of eight books. Taraborrelli is a reporter for the Times (London), Paris Match, and The Daily Mail (UK) and a contributor to Redbook, McCall's, and Good Housekeeping.

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From the bestselling author of Once Upon a Time: Behind the Fairy Tale of Princess Grace and Prince Rainer, comes this fascinating biography of film legend Elizabeth Taylor.

Synopsis:

For more than six decades she has been a part of our lives. Now acclaimed biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli looks past the tabloid version of Elizabeth's life and offers the first-ever fully realized portrait of this American icon. You'll meet her controlling mother who plotted her daughter's success from birth...see the qualities that catapulted Elizabeth to stardom in 1940s Hollywood...understand the psychological and emotional underpinnings behind the eight marriages...and, finally, rejoice in Elizabeth's most bravura performance of all: the new success in family, friendships, and philanthropy she achieved despite substance abuse and chronic illness. It's the story of the woman you thought you knew--and now can finally understand.

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ISBN:
9780446400367
Author:
Taraborrelli, J Randy
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Author:
Taraborrelli, J. Randy
Subject:
Rich & Famous
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - General
Subject:
Motion picture actors and actresses
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses
Subject:
Taylor, Elizabeth
Subject:
Biography-Entertainment and Performing Arts
Publication Date:
20070731
Binding:
Mass Market Paperbound
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
670
Dimensions:
6.91x4.22x1.20 in. .77 lbs.

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Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Actors » Biographies
Biography » Entertainment and Performing Arts
Biography » Rich and Famous

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"Synopsis" by , From the bestselling author of Once Upon a Time: Behind the Fairy Tale of Princess Grace and Prince Rainer, comes this fascinating biography of film legend Elizabeth Taylor.
"Synopsis" by , For more than six decades she has been a part of our lives. Now acclaimed biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli looks past the tabloid version of Elizabeth's life and offers the first-ever fully realized portrait of this American icon. You'll meet her controlling mother who plotted her daughter's success from birth...see the qualities that catapulted Elizabeth to stardom in 1940s Hollywood...understand the psychological and emotional underpinnings behind the eight marriages...and, finally, rejoice in Elizabeth's most bravura performance of all: the new success in family, friendships, and philanthropy she achieved despite substance abuse and chronic illness. It's the story of the woman you thought you knew--and now can finally understand.
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