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The Resource High society : the life of Grace Kelly, Donald Spoto

High society : the life of Grace Kelly, Donald Spoto

Label
High society : the life of Grace Kelly
Title
High society
Title remainder
the life of Grace Kelly
Statement of responsibility
Donald Spoto
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the life and whirlwind career of the iconic Hollywood actress-turned-European princess, drawing on previously unpublished interviews to discuss her conservative education, Oscar-winning film achievements, and role as a mother to royal children
Summary
Based on never-before-published interviews with Grace Kelly and her friends and colleagues, from co-stars James Stewart and Cary Grant to director Alfred Hitchcock. Also includes documents disclosed by her children for the first time. Acclaimed biographer Donald Spoto explores the transformation of a convent schoolgirl to New York model, successful television actress, Oscar-winning movie star, and beloved royal
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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330654
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1941-
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Spoto, Donald
Dewey number
  • 944.9/49
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DC943.G7
LC item number
S69 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Grace
  • Princesses
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
Target audience
adult
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the life of Grace Kelly
Label
High society : the life of Grace Kelly, Donald Spoto
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-290) and index
Contents
Fade-in (1929-1951). Off the Main Line ; The student model -- Action (1951-1956). Less is more, or not ; L'affaire Gable ; Over the moon ; Friends and lovers ; Climbing over rooftops ; Crisis ; Playing the princess -- Fade-out (1956-1982). High society rearranged
Control code
ocn316029701
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 303 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307395610
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)316029701
Label
High society : the life of Grace Kelly, Donald Spoto
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-290) and index
Contents
Fade-in (1929-1951). Off the Main Line ; The student model -- Action (1951-1956). Less is more, or not ; L'affaire Gable ; Over the moon ; Friends and lovers ; Climbing over rooftops ; Crisis ; Playing the princess -- Fade-out (1956-1982). High society rearranged
Control code
ocn316029701
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 303 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307395610
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)316029701

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