Alone Together

Alone Together

My Life With J. Paul Getty

eBook - 2013
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It was 1935. Flame-haired Teddy Lynch finished singing "Alone Together" at the swanky nightclub the New Yorker and left the stage to find a charming stranger at her friends' table. It was Jean Paul Getty, enigmatic oil tycoon and America's first billionaire.In her passionate, unflinchingly honest memoir of two outsize lives entwined, Theodora "Teddy" Getty Gaston--now one hundred years old--reveals the glamorous yet painful story of her marriage to Getty. As formidable as he was, Teddy was equally strong-minded and flamboyant, and their clutches and clashes threw off sparks. She knew the vulnerable side of Getty--he underwent painful plastic surgery and suffered terrible phobias--that few, if any, saw.A vivid love story, Alone Together is also a fascinating glimpse into the twentieth century from the vantage point of one of its most remarkable couples. This is how the other half lived--dinner dances, satin gowns, beach houses, hotel...
Publisher: 2013
ISBN: 9780062219732
Branch Call Number: E-Book


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ChristchurchLib Jan 22, 2014

"The fifth and final wife of oil tycoon and art collector J. Paul Getty reveals intimate details of her glamorous, often painful relationship with one of the richest businessmen of the twentieth century who refused to put family first." Biography and Memoir January 2014 newsletter


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