“Beginning when he was a journalist in Australia, Higham began meeting the greats— Dietrich, Sinatra, Garland—and his stories about them are . . . telling personality portraits.”—Todd McCarthy, chief film critic for Variety
“This is a very entertaining page-turner, full of wild and alarming stories, famous names, and exotic places.”—David Thomson, author of The Classic Biographical Dictionary of Film
About the Author
Charles Higham is a biographer, critic, film historian, playwright, and poet. He is the bestselling author of The Duchess of Windsor; Kate (Hepburn); Bette (Davis); Howard Hughes: The Secret Life, the main source for Martin Scorsese’s film The Aviator; and Trading with the Enemy. He has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, Larry King Live, The History Channel, and A&E Biography. Higham lives in Los Angeles.