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Lady Blue Eyes: My Life with Frank

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Best written book I've read lately.

I love to read every genre and I've been more than a little disturbed by the shoddy writing and editing I've seen lately. This book was well written, I didn't find it filled with grammatical or spelling errors. As for the content, I'm not sure what the other readers wer...
I love to read every genre and I've been more than a little disturbed by the shoddy writing and editing I've seen lately. This book was well written, I didn't find it filled with grammatical or spelling errors. As for the content, I'm not sure what the other readers were looking to find, but I found this a very enjoyable book. I am not a Sinatra fan, I don't dislike him, but he was quite a bit before my generation. I felt that Barbara Sinatra painted a picture of HER life in the United States at different stages. The famous people, the real estate, the possessions, etc... were an integral part of who she was at those points in her life. The book is written so that I felt her joy, fear, grief and all the other emotions. The reader can understand what she does, why she does it and why it matters to her. I found her devotion to her husband a wonderful change from all the other celebrity biographies in which the purpose is to bring others down or point fingers and say "Its not my fault that I'm a jerk, its someone else's. See what misery they put me through." I hate those writers. I found Barbara's book warm and loving, a lovely tribute to Frank and to Barbara.

posted by hingham26 on September 19, 2011

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6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

OKAY - not great

The first part of this book was really good. It was personal about her early years and then Barbara met Frank. I found her a big bragger. That's all she talked about was how much jewelry she owned, her travels, restaurants and how much they owned together. It wasn't per...
The first part of this book was really good. It was personal about her early years and then Barbara met Frank. I found her a big bragger. That's all she talked about was how much jewelry she owned, her travels, restaurants and how much they owned together. It wasn't personal enough for me. She didn't get into the nitty-gritty of Frank. In her eyes he walked on water. I got tired of Barbara always talking about ME ME ME ME ME. The book was okay for me. Not great.

posted by Ringy on June 10, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 4, 2011

    shallow and name-dropping...

    Glossed over Sinatra's life and rarely a negative word living with a volatile entertainers numerous public displays of anger. Noticed a few references to his son, Frank Jr. but nothing about his daughters. Found it shallow and name-dropping--just another gold-digger who hit the jackpot.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 25, 2011

    A Name Dropping Book

    I absolutely adored Frank Sinatra-that's why I bought the book.
    Barbara Sinatra did not impress me. She is so full of herself
    and name dropping on about every page. Frank Sinatra deserved
    better than this. She was a gold digger and not very likable.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2015

    Gold diggers earn their retirement by putting up with what other wives couldnt or who where dumped for youth

    she earned it the hard way married to a ego violent alcoholic and lucky she didnt get a STD

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