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His way : An Unauthorized Biography of Frank Sinatra. / Kitty Kelley.

Kelley, Kitty (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307767967 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam, 2010.

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWith a new Introduction by the author This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried--but failed--to keep from publication, and it's easy to understand why. This unauthorized biography goes behind the iconic myth of Sinatra to expose the well-hidden side of one of the most celebrated--and elusive--public figures of our time. Celebrated journalist Kitty Kelley spent three years researching government documents (Mafia-related material, wiretaps, and secret testimony) and interviewing more than 800 people in Sinatra's life (family, colleagues, law-enforcement officers, friends). The result is a stunning, often shocking exposé of a man as tortured as he was talented, as driven to self-destruction as he was to success. Featuring a new Introduction by the author, this fully documented, highly detailed biography--filled with revealing anecdotes--is the penetrating story of the explosively controversial and undeniably...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Performing Arts.
Genre: Electronic books.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    This is the book Frank Sinatra failed to stop, the unauthorized biography of one of the most elusive public figures of our time. Celebrated journalist Kitty Kelley spent three years researching government documents (Mafia-related material, wiretaps and secret testimony) and interviewing more than 800 people in Sinatra's life (family, colleagues, law-enforcement officers, personal friends). Fully documented, highly detailed and filled with revealing anecdotes, here is the penetrating story of the explosively controversial and undeniably multi-talented legend who ruled the entertainment industry for more than fifty years.
  • Random House, Inc.
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new afterword by the author in honor of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday
     
    This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried—but failed—to keep from publication, and it’s easy to understand why. This unauthorized biography goes behind the iconic myth of Sinatra to expose the well-hidden side of one of the most celebrated—and elusive—public figures of our time. Celebrated journalist Kitty Kelley spent three years researching government documents (Mafia-related material, wiretaps, and secret testimony) and interviewing more than 800 people in Sinatra’s life (family, colleagues, law-enforcement officers, friends). The result is a stunning, often shocking exposé of a man as tortured as he was talented, as driven to self-destruction as he was to success.
     
    Featuring a new afterword by the author, this fully documented, highly detailed biography—filled with revealing anecdotes—is the penetrating story of the explosively controversial and undeniably multitalented legend who ruled the entertainment industry for fifty years and continues to fascinate to this day.
     
    Praise for His Way
     
    “The most eye-opening celebrity biography of our time.”The New York Times
     
    “A compelling page-turner . . . Kitty Kelley’s book has made all future Sinatra biographies virtually redundant.”Los Angeles Herald Examiner


    From the Trade Paperback edition.

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