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By Robyn Karney

ISBN-10: 1611455154

ISBN-13: 9781611455151

ISBN-10: 1628725656

ISBN-13: 9781628725650

“A luxurious ebook so that it will pride idolaters of haute couture and film stardom.” —Times Literary Supplement

Audrey Hepburn is a luxurious occasion of Hepburn as a liked style icon and actress. Karney tells the tale of Hepburn’s lifestyles, from her youth in Nazi-occupied Holland, via her early aspirations to develop into a ballet dancer, the moment and common acclaim of her onscreen debut and her years as one in all Hollywood’s such a lot sought-after stars, to her later existence operating one of the poorest youngsters of the 3rd global. Karney’s e-book supplies enthusiasts a unprecedented view into the lifetime of a liked star.

Hepburn’s performing profession started after a sequence of youngster revue and movie roles in London. Hepburn was once noticed through the author Colette, who instantly solid her within the crucial function of a Broadway edition of her tale, Gigi. quickly afterwards, Hepburn was once provided a job along Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday, for which she accumulated an Oscar for top Actress. The ebook highlights all her luck that undefined: she gained the Tony Award for top Actress for Ondine, captivated audiences as Natasha in War and Peace, and was once hugely praised for her brilliance in a significant function in The Nun’s Story. Hepburn’s kind was once perfection, and her clothes—many of them designed by means of Givenchy, who dressed her for Funny Face in 1957—placed her at the world’s Best-Dressed ladies checklist for a number of consecutive years. Her character and sensuous but untouchable attractiveness made her impossible to resist to the general public. On Hepburn’s loss of life, Liz Taylor stated, “God has a most lovely new angel now that might comprehend simply what to do in heaven.”

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