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A rose for Mrs. Miniver : the life of Greer Garson

Author: Michael Troyan
Publisher: Lexington, KY : The University Press of Kentucky, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this first-ever biography of Greer Garson, Michael Troyan sweeps away the many myths that even today veil her life. The true origins of her birth, her fairy-tale discovery in Hollywood, and her career struggles at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are revealed for the first time. Garson combined an everywoman quality with grace, charm, and refinement. She won the Academy Award in 1941 for her role in Mrs. Miniver, and for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Troyan, Michael, 1968-
Rose for Mrs. Miniver.
Lexington, KY : The University Press of Kentucky, ©1999
(DLC) 98037542
(OCoLC)39868118
Named Person: Greer Garson; Greer Garson; Greer Garson; Greer Garson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Troyan
ISBN: 9780813128429 0813128420 9780813137346 0813137349 0813191505 9780813191508
OCLC Number: 775352366
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 463 pages) : portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; A Rose for Mrs. Miniver; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Roddy McDowall; Preface; Prologue; Act One: London; Act Two: Hollywood; Act Three: Dallas; Epilogue; The Performances of Greer Garson; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Illustrations follow pages 1; Illustrations follow pages 2; Illustrations follow pages 3.
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"The rich, well-written and heavily researched book is a touching memoir revealing much about the actress who was 'Queen of MGM' and a top box office draw for most of the 1940s." -- The Albuquerque Read more...

 
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