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Garbo

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Greta Garbo (1905-1990) is as famous for her reclusiveness as for starring in such enduring classics as Flesh and the Devil, Grand Hotel, Queen Christina, and Ninotchka. In this richly illustrated volume, renowned biographer Barry Paris offers the definitive biography of this fascinating and complex woman -- from her hardscrabble childhood in Sweden to her arrival in Hollywood at the age of nineteen, from her meteoric rise to stardom to her unintentional retirement from film making at the height of her fame, from the new life she crafted for herself to her surprising, and failed, plans for a comeback. Drawing on hitherto unavailable material, including one hundred hours of tape-recorded conversations, fifty years of correspondence, and interviews with Garbo's surviving friends and family, Paris reveals the real woman behind the enigma.

Some minor shelf wear, but otherwise in good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Barry Paris
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
081664182X
ISBN-13:
9780816641826
Number of pages:
654
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Title:
Garbo

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Greta Garbo (1905-1990) is as famous for her reclusiveness as for starring in such enduring classics as Flesh and the Devil, Grand Hotel, Queen Christina, and Ninotchka. In this richly illustrated volume, renowned biographer Barry Paris offers the definitive biography of this fascinating and complex woman -- from her hardscrabble childhood in Sweden to her arrival in Hollywood at the age of nineteen, from her meteoric rise to stardom to her unintentional retirement from film making at the height of her fame, from the new life she crafted for herself to her surprising, and failed, plans for a comeback. Drawing on hitherto unavailable material, including one hundred hours of tape-recorded conversations, fifty years of correspondence, and interviews with Garbo's surviving friends and family, Paris reveals the real woman behind the enigma.

Some minor shelf wear, but otherwise in good condition.

Author(s):
Barry Paris
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
081664182X
ISBN-13:
9780816641826
Number of pages:
654
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Title:
Garbo

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