Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and the Marriage of the Century

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9781907532221: Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and the Marriage of the Century
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“Long before there was Brangelina, the high-wire romance between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton rocked the world. In Furious Love, Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger provide dramatic historical insights into Hollywood’s stormiest, up-and-down relationship. Every page is riveting. A hit book for sure!” (Douglas Brinkley)

“Exciting and well-written, fast-paced yet containing a wealth of information, Furious Love is a fine read.” (Patricia Bosworth, author of Marlon Brando: A Biography)

“[An] entertaining, blow-by-blow account of the life and times of an epic Hollywood couple... There is no shortage of saucy anecdotes in Furious Love...” (Wall Street Journal)

“[An] unfailingly respectful and journalistically honest chronicle. . . . Where this book breaks ground is in its ability to humanize these colossal celebs. . . . Reads like a Shakespearean drama.” (USA Today)

“I fell for Furious Love, hook, line and sinker... Ultimately Furious Love is utterly persuasive on the ineffable force of ‘the most notorious, publicized, celebrated, and vilified love affair of its day,’ offering a powerful portrait of the ecstasies and travails of overreaching passion and crippled psyches...” (Boston Globe)

“[A] five-alarm blaze of a biography that enthralls like an Olympian epic. . . . The authors make an excellent case that each deepened the other’s craft. . . . A vivid portrait of this...two-career marriage on steroids.” (Philadelphia Inquirer)

“An indulgent, plenty-of-fun book...the authors make shrewd observations...juicy…a good beach book.” (New York Times Book Review)

“[Furious Love] is fascinating, heartbreaking, and romantic.” (Kate Walsh)

Présentation de l'éditeur :

A tough Welshman, he was softened by the affections of a breathtakingly beautiful woman: she was a modern-day Cleopatra madly in love with her own Mark Antony. For quarter of a century, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton were the king and queen of Hollywood. Yet their two marriages to each other represented much more than outlandish romance. Together, Elizabeth and Richard were a fascinating embodiment of the mores and transgressions of their time and even luminaries like Jacqueline Kennedy looked to them as a barometer of the culture. The enduring glamour, grandeur, drama and bravado embodied in the couple gave rise to the type of rabid gossip and wide-eyed adoration that are the staples of today s media. Using brand-new research and interviews including unique access to Taylor herself, the Burton family, and Taylor s extensive personal correspondence this ultimate celebrity biography is the gripping real-life story of a fairy-tale couple whose lives were even grander and more outrageous than the epic films they made.

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Nancy Schoenberger; Sam Kashner
Edité par JR Books Ltd (2010)
ISBN 10 : 1907532226 ISBN 13 : 9781907532221
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Description du livre JR Books Ltd, 2010. Hardcover. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 1907532226

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