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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Life-affirming & worthwhile

Not your typical celebrity bio. Like its author, this book is elegant, wise and spirited. Bogart, Huston, Slim Hayward, Hawks, Robards, Streisand, Bernstein, RFK - they are all here. My favorite character: the author's wonderful mother.

posted by 14504300 on August 1, 2012

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4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Half Great and Half Really Bad

Please don't get me wrong about this book BUT my wife and I both read it and essentially had the same opinion. The first half of the book, up until Bogart's death, is GREAT. It's fast paced, reveals interesting facts and insights, and is immensely enjoyable. But afte...
Please don't get me wrong about this book BUT my wife and I both read it and essentially had the same opinion. The first half of the book, up until Bogart's death, is GREAT. It's fast paced, reveals interesting facts and insights, and is immensely enjoyable. But after his death the book becomes a never ending, over done discussion of all her friends dying. It becomes tedious and depressing reading that meanders all over the place. Read the first half of the book and then stop. I bet you'll find it more enjoyable than finishing it, strange but true.

posted by Anonymous on April 12, 2005

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  • Posted January 22, 2011

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    A love for Classic Hollywood

    This book is a wonderful read for anyone who is a fan of old "Tinsel Town". Reading this book feels as though you were sitting having coffe with the incredible Bacall herself. It offers insight into her life, as a starting actress, when she meets her great love, Bogart, and her life after his death. It keeps you going as it casually mentions many of the Hollywood Greats; Bogart, Monroe, Sinatra, Leigh, Gable, and so many more. It is a book that makes you travel back to a simpler life, and leaves you feeling as though you have had a peak into Bacalls own personal Diary. Bacalls allows you to laugh with her, and cry with her as she recalls her most personal moments.

    7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2014

    Highly Recommended

    I am not much of a writer or describe things well however, I can tell you this book is very enjoyable. Miss Bacall is very open about her life, family and relationships. There were a few things I thought she was vague about and that is her children's lives but, that could be because she wanted to keep the kids and grand kids private? Anyway, if you enjoy autobiographies about celebrities this is a real treat!

    Jane

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2013

    Great read!

    All u wanted to know!

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