The Girl Who Walked Home Alone: Bette Davis, a Personal Biography by Charlotte Chandler

The Girl Who Walked Home Alone: Bette Davis, a Personal Biography by Charlotte Chandler

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Reveals details about the public and private worlds of the legendary actress Bette Davis, in her own words. This biography looks at all the details, ranging from her teenage decision to become an actress, to the pain and outrage over her daughter's bitter portrayal of her. It also revels how her father abandoned Davis.

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"Of Human Bondage", "Jezebel", "All About Eve", "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane". Just this short list of Bette Davis' films, gives an unmistakable sense of the role she played in twentieth-century cinema, as one of the finest performers in Hollywood history. Drawing on an extensive series of conversations that took place during the last decade of Bette Davis' life, this biography draws heavily on the actresses own words. Looking back over the decades, from her teenage decision to become an actress, to the pain and outrage over her daughter's bitter portrayal of her, Davis speaks with extraordinary candour. She explains how her father's abandonment of her, a child reverberated through her four marriages, and discusses the persistent Hollywood legend that she was difficult to work with. Immersing readers in the drama and glamour of movie-making's golden age, "The Girl Who Walked Home Alone" is a startling portrait of an enduring icon.

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SKU GOR001222811
Title The Girl Who Walked Home Alone: Bette Davis, a Personal Biography
Author By (author) Charlotte Chandler
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Year Published 2006
Number of Pages 368
ISBN 10 0743285832
ISBN 13 9780743285834
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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"Of Human Bondage", "Jezebel", "All About Eve", "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane". Just this short list of Bette Davis' films, gives an unmistakable sense of the role she played in twentieth-century cinema, as one of the finest performers in Hollywood history. Drawing on an extensive series of conversations that took place during the last decade of Bette Davis' life, this biography draws heavily on the actresses own words. Looking back over the decades, from her teenage decision to become an actress, to the pain and outrage over her daughter's bitter portrayal of her, Davis speaks with extraordinary candour. She explains how her father's abandonment of her, a child reverberated through her four marriages, and discusses the persistent Hollywood legend that she was difficult to work with. Immersing readers in the drama and glamour of movie-making's golden age, "The Girl Who Walked Home Alone" is a startling portrait of an enduring icon.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001222811
Title The Girl Who Walked Home Alone: Bette Davis, a Personal Biography
Author By (author) Charlotte Chandler
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Year Published 2006
Number of Pages 368
ISBN 10 0743285832
ISBN 13 9780743285834
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No