Elizabeth Taylor: The Last Star [NOOK Book]

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“Shimmering in blue sequins and periwinkle eye shadow, Elizabeth Taylor strode onto the stage of the Mark Hellinger Theater to present the 1981 Antoinette Perry Award for Broadway’s best musical…As she started to speak, the entire audience suddenly rose to give her a standing ovation. Wildly cheering, the crowd paid homage to the woman whose beauty had for so long enchanted the America. Now ripe and opulent at forty-nine, she no longer looked like the little girl who had ridden to glory in National Velvet; but ...
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Elizabeth Taylor: The Last Star

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Overview

“Shimmering in blue sequins and periwinkle eye shadow, Elizabeth Taylor strode onto the stage of the Mark Hellinger Theater to present the 1981 Antoinette Perry Award for Broadway’s best musical…As she started to speak, the entire audience suddenly rose to give her a standing ovation. Wildly cheering, the crowd paid homage to the woman whose beauty had for so long enchanted the America. Now ripe and opulent at forty-nine, she no longer looked like the little girl who had ridden to glory in National Velvet; but the audience did not care, She could still bestow a touch of magic.”—from the preface

This biography of Elizabeth Taylor tells her story as no other can. Drawing on extensive reporting and interviews, Kitty Kelley’s classic portrait follows the rise, fall, and rebirth of the woman who was perhaps Hollywood’s brightest star. Now with a new Afterword by the author, this is the definitive record of Elizabeth Taylor’s fascinating life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451656473
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publication date: 4/15/2011
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 215,965
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Kitty Kelley
Kitty Kelley
Kitty Kelley is a journalist who has written for The Washington Post, The New York Times, Newsweek, Good Housekeeping and more. She is the bestselling author of Jackie Oh!; Elizabeth Taylor: The Last Star; Nancy Reagan: The Unauthorized Biography; The Royals; and The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty and has an upcoming biography of Oprah Winfrey (Crown, 2010).


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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2013

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    If one is going to write a biobraphy one must research the subject's entire life, at least up to the time of writing. This biography is fairly well researched through Elizabeth's first marriage to Burton. After that one could have read everything in a newspaper.

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    Posted May 11, 2012

    OK

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    Posted February 28, 2012

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    Posted February 23, 2012

    Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeweeeeeeeeweeeeweeeeee

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