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Katharine Hepburn: A Remarkable Woman

Anne Edwards

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Lyons Press
15 June 2019
Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment
Katharine Hepburn: grande dame of American actresses, fierce individualist, and living legend. Nominated for 12 Academy Awards and winner of four, Hepburn achieved stardom against formidable odds. The woman behind the legend emerges in this sympathetic yet clear-eyed portrait of her exceptional life and loves. Filled with accounts of her relationships with Spencer Tracy, Howard Hughes, and many others, here is the fascinating story of a determined and invincible woman. From her ferociously guarded private life to Broadway's lights and Hollywood's Golden Age, A Remarkable Woman reveals a star whose courage and magnetism knew no bounds. Throughout her life Hepburn spoke her mind, mixing a native Yankee forthrightness with the social conscience she learned from her parents and her own brand of stubbornness. This book is a fascinating look not only at the invincible Katherine Hepburn but at a whole era-the golden age of Hollywood set against the struggles for women's equality and the glittering lights of Broadway.
By:   Anne Edwards
Imprint:   Lyons Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 27mm
Weight:   689g
ISBN:   9781493039197
ISBN 10:   1493039199
Pages:   528
Publication Date:   15 June 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Anne Edwards is the New York Times bestselling author of Vivien Leigh: A Biography and Matriarch: Queen Mary and the House of Windsor as well as several other biographies, novels, and children's books. She lives in Beverly Hills, California.

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