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Biography of the mythic Argentinian whose life is also the subject of a forthcoming movie starring Madonna.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
“[The authors] have separated out the truth from the sinner/saint legend of Eva Peron--and, most impressively, produced a work of great political sophistication. . . . Factual, nuanced, and absorbing.” (Kirkus Reviews)
“A fascinating, frightening, straightforward look at the way a private mythology integrated a public personality.” (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
“The Fraser/Navarro biography is the first convincingly researched and historically accurate account. . . . Engrossing narrative style.” (Library Journal)
This book is a short, general, and journalistic overview of her life and career. Since I knew almost nothing about Eva Peron, this was good enough for me. Read morePublished 3 months ago by N. Perz
There is the musical and then there is the biography. For someone that has become larger than life, this bio was merely adequate. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Glenn D. Robinson
I really enjoyed this book. I must admit most of my knowledge of the Peron came from the musical so I had a lot to learn.
The book was well written. Read more
I loved history and is always amazed with the stories of people who is long gone.
I am fascinated with the history of Evita after watching the musical of the same name,... Read more
Most reviews rank this book above the many others written about Eva Peron of Argentina. I recently attended Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage production of the musical, "Evita. Read morePublished 7 months ago by elan
I watched the movie (starring Madonna, Antonio Banderas & Jonathan Pryce) at home at least 30 times. I also went to the performance at the Music Center in LA 6-7 times, years ago. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jan Hernandez
A wonderful read where you get a deep appreciation of Evita's impact on the lives of Argentina's lower classes. Read morePublished 10 months ago by James Tomkinson
I bought this book after having seen Evita! I wanted to learn more about Eva. Peron. I found the book to be dry and hard to get through. Never finished it.Published 12 months ago by Patricia Deck