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Perhaps that was the intent of this book: to show that the public image of people of note does not always coincide with what they are really like in private. Read morePublished 25 days ago by R.L.
The lamentable reviews are no surprise to me. I read the first edition when it came out. I have read ALL of the Hepburn biographies, starting with Charles Higham's, which was... Read morePublished 29 days ago by Lowell B. Denny
Finished this book a few days ago and just read the first review and 20+ comments that followed, which mostly came down to people who thought the book was only about Hepburn's and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Lesley Gaspar
I am 200 pages into the book. I'll come back when I'm finished and add to this review, but for now I just want to say I'm loving this book. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Swan
Great looooooooooooong book. Very detailed and takes a while to get through the early years stuff, but if you are a fan, it is a good bookPublished 18 months ago by Julie Brady
I think this book explains a lot about Katherine Hepburn. I think it explains her actions and attitudes that many times had baffled me. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Constant Reader
This was an excellent description of the life and times of Katharine Hepburn. I've read many other biographies of her, and this one was decidedly different - more interesting and... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Carolyn
Much of this work can be considered objectively true: observations of how Hepburn actually courted the press while seeming to battle for her privacy, how she deliberately chose... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Sam D. Maloney
I am giving this biography 5 stars in order to redress the the negativity of so many of the reviews. Read morePublished on January 19, 2014 by Kimberley Ballantyne