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Possessed : the life of Joan Crawford / Donald Spoto.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 791.43 SPOT (Text) 39231032129641 Large Print Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062002211 (pbk. : lg. print) :
  • ISBN: 006200221X
  • Physical Description: xxi, 519 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 1st HarperLuxe ed.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperLuxe, [2010]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [515]-519).
Formatted Contents Note:
A prairie Bernhardt (1906-1924) -- The flapper, flapping (1925) -- Enter the prince (1926-1929) -- Enter the king (1929-1930) -- Virtuous vices (1931-1932) -- Mrs. Tone (1932-1937) -- Joan, Julie, Susan-and God (1937-1940) -- A trilogy of transformations (1941-1942) -- Oscar (1943-1947) -- Children! Children! (1947-1951) -- Carrying a torch song (1952-1955) -- Some of the best of everything (1955-1962) -- "Miss Crawford is a star!" (1962-1970) -- Fade-out (1971-1977).
Summary, etc.:
Crawford was one of the most incandescent film stars of all time, yet she was also one of the most misunderstood. Spoto goes beyond the popular caricature to give us a three-dimensional portrait of a very human woman, her dazzling career, and her extraordinarily dramatic life and times.
Subject: Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977.
Motion picture actors and actresses > United States > Biography.
Large type books.

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