The Life of Audrey Hepburn

eBook - 2006
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Her name is synonymous with elegance, style and grace. Over the course of her extraordinary life and career, Audrey Hepburn captured hearts around the world and created a public image that stands as one of the most recognizable and beloved in recent memory. But despite her international fame and her tireless efforts on behalf of UNICEF, Audrey was also known for her intense privacy. With unprecedented access to studio archives, friends and colleagues who knew and loved Audrey, bestselling author Donald Spoto provides an intimate and moving account of this beautiful, elusive and talented woman.Tracing her astonishing rise to stardom, from her harrowing childhood in Nazi-controlled Holland during World War II to her years as a struggling ballet dancer in London and her Tony Award--winning Broadway debut in Gigi, Spoto illuminates the origins of Audrey's tenacious spirit and fiercely passionate nature.She would go on to star in some of the most popular...
Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, 2006
ISBN: 9780307352064
Branch Call Number: E-Book
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May 23, 2015

A truly fantastic and comprehensive book on the most fashionable woman ever. LOVED IT!

Mar 19, 2013

Beautiful look into one of the most beautiful (inside & out) actresses of the 20th century. Well-written and with some commentary from the author. I learned so much more about Audrey's personal life, which helped me understand her even better and admire her even more.


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