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Kate: The Life of Katharine Hepburn
     

Kate: The Life of Katharine Hepburn

by Charles Higham
 

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"Outstanding....A biography equal to its subject, warm, honest, fascinating."—Newsday
With Charles Higham, Katharine Hepburn first authorized a writer to interview her closest friends and colleagues about her career, life, and behind-the-scenes romantic involvements from Leland Hayward to Spencer Tracy. And she herself tells the deeply moving story of her

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"Outstanding....A biography equal to its subject, warm, honest, fascinating."—Newsday
With Charles Higham, Katharine Hepburn first authorized a writer to interview her closest friends and colleagues about her career, life, and behind-the-scenes romantic involvements from Leland Hayward to Spencer Tracy. And she herself tells the deeply moving story of her twenty-five-year love affair with Tracy. Here is a vivid portrait of the most elegant, independent, and tempestuous star to grace the screen. Over a half million copies sold.

Editorial Reviews

Los Angeles Times
“Full of anecdote and revealing incidents of [Hepburn's] personal and professional life...rich with the wit and excitement of this bright and attractive woman. The story of the great love between her and Spencer Tracy is told tastefully and perceptively.”
Houston Chronicle
“Intriguing....A pleasure and a delight!”
Gerold Frank
“Beautiful....It captures the uncapturable Kate!”
Chicago Tribune
“Distilled with the essence of Hepburn's pioneering life as a liberated woman, both professionally and personally.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393325980
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/19/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,306,228
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Charles Higham was Hollywood correspondent for the New York Times for many years. He is the author of the best-selling Errol Flynn and other biographies.

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