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Elizabeth

Author: J Randy Taraborrelli
Publisher: London : Pan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An insightful and page-turning biography of a true screen legend

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Elizabeth Taylor; Elizabeth Taylor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Randy Taraborrelli
ISBN: 9780330433907 0330433903
OCLC Number: 124025344
Notes: Originally published: London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 2006.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Section - i: PrologueUnit - i: Part One: CHILDHOODChapter - 1: Sara and FrancisChapter - 2: A Change in SaraChapter - 3: A Family Held Hostage?Chapter - 4: "Bravo!"Chapter - 5: "Missing a Father's Love"Chapter - 6: "I Think I Might Want to Be an Actress"Chapter - 7: A New Life in AmericaChapter - 8: "But I Want to Be with MGM!"Chapter - 9: National VelvetChapter - 10: Making a Star . . . a Star!Unit - ii: Part Two: FINDING HER WAYChapter - 11: Early Suitors . . . and Howard HughesChapter - 12: Nicky HiltonChapter - 13: Elizabeth's AngerChapter - 14: Uncle Howard Gets Rid of Nicky HiltonChapter - 15: Michael WildingChapter - 16: A Marriage Devoid of PassionChapter - 17: MoviesChapter - 18: Mike ToddChapter - 19: Mike Todd's Sudden DeathChapter - 20: Eddie FisherChapter - 21: Elizabeth and Eddie MarryChapter - 22: Butterfield 8Chapter - iii: Part Three: HER DESTINYChapter - 23: A False Start for CleopatraChapter - 24: A Near-Death Experience and Then an OscarChapter - 25: Cleopatra Begins FilmingChapter - 26: Richard BurtonChapter - 27: Elizabeth Adopts a BabyChapter - 28: "Love, in All of Its Mystery, Unfolds"Chapter - 29: Elizabeth Confesses to Eddie about RichardChapter - 30: Unadulterated DramaChapter - 31: Elizabeth Attempts Suicide?Chapter - 32: "Le Scandale"Chapter - 33: The Taylor-Burton Sexual RevolutionChapter - 34: Cleopatra ArrivesChapter - 35: Elizabeth as a MotherChapter - 36: Nightmare in Porto Santo StefanoChapter - 37: Finishing CleopatraChapter - 38: A Turning Point in GstaadChapter - 39: Richard ChoosesChapter - 40: True Love in MexicoUnit - iv: Part Four: "LIZ AND DICK"Chapter - 41: Elizabeth and Richard: "We Will Have No More Marriages"Chapter - 42: The Boston BrawlChapter - 43: Richard's HemophiliaChapter - 44: "Even Our Fights Are Fun"Chapter - 45: Elizabeth Apologizes to DebbieChapter - 46: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?Chapter - 47: Bad Movies, Great Riches, and Another OscarChapter - 48: "Francis L. Taylor-All Our Love-1897-1968"Chapter - 49: "Learning from Each Other"Chapter - 50: "I Sometimes Curse the Day . . ."Chapter - 51: "Pray for Us"Chapter - 52: And What of the Children?Unit - v: Part Five: CONFUSION REIGNSChapter - 53: "What Makes Us Women"Chapter - 54: Henry WynbergChapter - 55: Elizabeth Divorces RichardChapter - 56: Elizabeth Marries Richard . . . Again!Chapter - 57: A Diversion before DivorceChapter - 58: Richard Asks for Another DivorceUnit - vi: Part Six: COMING TO TERMSChapter - 59: John WarnerChapter - 60: Elizabeth Marries JohnChapter - 61: An Important TransitionChapter - 62: The Little FoxesChapter - 63: Sifting Through the WreckageChapter - 64: A Birthday Reunion with RichardChapter - 65: "God Has Kept an Eye on My Children"Chapter - 66: Elizabeth Gets Her WayChapter - 67: Private Lives and Private MiseriesChapter - 68: Richard Marries . . . Someone ElseChapter - 69: InterventionChapter - 70: Betty Ford CenterChapter - 71: Richard Burton DiesChapter - 72: TransitionUnit - vii: Part Seven: THE GLORY YEARSChapter - 73: "I Will Not Be Ignored"Chapter - 74: Elizabeth Taylor's PassionChapter - 75: Back at Betty FordChapter - 76: Larry FortenskyChapter - 77: Michael JacksonChapter - 78: Elizabeth Marries LarryChapter - 79: Re-creating Her Mother's Marriage . . . but Not QuiteUnit - viii: Part Eight: ALL WOMANChapter - 80: "Sara S. Taylor-Loving Mother, Devoted Wife-1895-1994"Chapter - 81: Elizabeth and Larry End Their MarriageChapter - 82: Facing Her Mortality . . . AgainChapter - 83: Dame Elizabeth: Honor at LastSection - ii: Selected Cast of CharactersAcknowledgements - iii: AcknowledgmentsSection - iv: Sources and Other NotesSection - v: Elizabeth Taylor FilmographyIndex - vi: Index
Responsibility: J. Randy Taraborrelli.

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