30-Day No-Hassle Returns
We guarantee your satisfaction on every purchase or rental with a full refund within 30 days of your purchase date.
Fast Customer Service
If you need help, our friendly customer service team is here to help!
The Best Prices on Textbook Rentals, Guaranteed
You can shop with confidence with the best rental prices at ValoreBooks.com. If you find a lower priced rental, we will match it.

Joan Crawford Hollywood Martyr

Author: 


ISBN-13: 

9780786718689


ISBN: 

0786718684


Pub Date: 
Publisher:  Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Summary: In the first biography of Joan Crawford to give the full, uncensored story, best-selling author David Bret tells of Crawford's rags-to-riches climb, from working in a Kansas City laundry to collecting an Oscar for her defining role in Mildred Pierce, and on to her devotion to Christian Science and reliance on vodka. He discusses the star's legendary relationship with Clark Gable, her countless love affairs, her marri...ages--three of them to gay men--and her obsession with rough sex. Bret divulges what really happened that led her to disinherit two of her four children, earning her the nickname "Mommie Dearest," as well as how her loathed mother forced Crawford to work as a prostitute, appear in pornographic films, and sleep with those who could help her career. Bret analyzes Crawford's films, many of which were constructed purely as Joan Crawford vehicles in which actress and character were often indistinguishable. Overtly generous toward her coterie of gay friends, she was unspeakably heartless toward her enemies, particularly Bette Davis, her costar in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane, with whom she shared a lifelong feud. Drawing on a wealth of unpublished material and interviews, including Marlene Dietrich and Douglas Fairbanks, David Bret presents a unique, fascinating portrait of a single-minded, uncompromising woman.

Bret, David is the author of Joan Crawford Hollywood Martyr, published 2006 under ISBN 9780786718689 and 0786718684. Nine Joan Crawford Hollywood Martyr textbooks are available for sale on ValoreBooks.com, eight used from the cheapest price of $0.01, or buy new starting at $8.61.
 [read more]

Marketplace Prices
1 New from $8.61 8 Used from $0.01
  • Used $0.01
  • New $8.61
Price + Shipping
Condition
Details
Recommended
Product Details
Joan Crawford Hollywood Martyr

ISBN-13: 9780786718689


ISBN: 0786718684


Pub Date:
Publisher: Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Valore Books is your source for cheap Joan Crawford Hollywood Martyr rentals, or used and new copies that can get to you quickly.
Where's My Stuff?
Shipping & Returns