Audrey Hepburn was loved by millions of movie fans and she reflected that love back on her audience. Her warmth and grace, both onscreen and off endeared her to millions and her humanitarian efforts made her a role model to countless more. When she died from colon cancer in 1993, the loss was felt all over the world.
Audrey Hepburn was more than a movie star, more than a style icon. She considered her most important role to be wife and mother. In this beautiful memoir, her son, Sean Ferrer, remembers their life together. This is the story of her life from her childhood during WWII, to Hollywood, to her work for the United Nations. Intimate and inspiring, AN ELEGANT SPIRIT is an illustrated memoir of the woman the world adored, by the son who adored her and was adored by her. There have of course been a number of books about Audrey Hepburn, it is a tribute to her fame and stature that each one has been successful. Sean Ferrer wanted to make this an enduring tribute to his mother.