Dear Cary

Dear Cary

My Life With Cary Grant

Large Print - 2011 | First HarperLuxe edition.
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The author wasn't looking for romance when she sat down for lunch with Cary Grant in the studio canteen; she was a young actress on the outskirts of Hollywood just hoping for her big break. What she found was a star-crossed soul mate, a man who fell instantly in love with her, pursued her relentlessly, and eventually persuaded her to love him back equally. She and Cary Grant were a glamorous and popular pair, the epicenter of chic and swinging 1960s Hollywood. For a few brief years their romance flourished; they loved big, married, and had a daughter. In many ways their romance played out like one of Grant's movies: bold, witty, full of dramatic gestures, and equally tender moments. When the love ended, it ended in the same way it had started: dramatically. This was on courthouse steps and on the front page of every newspaper in the world. Completely candid and honest, readers will learn of a side of Cary Grant never before seen.
Publisher: New York : HarperLuxe, 2011.
Edition: First HarperLuxe edition.
ISBN: 9780062065315
Branch Call Number: Large Print 927.9143 GRA CAN
Characteristics: vi, 489 pages (large print) :,illustrations ;,24 cm


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Aug 02, 2012

If you like to escape into a celebrity memoir from time to time then add this to you list. That said, this book left me conflicted. This is not a tragic love story by any means. Cannon details her relationship with Grant and what she depicts is a classic emotionally abusive relationship. However, she never uses the word abuse. Like many abuse victims she internalized what happened to her and blamed herself. Really this is a cautionary tale but it isn't presented as such and that is what troubles me. Despite my concerns, I still found it a worthwhile read for the genre.

Dec 10, 2011

A few months ago I read Jennifer's book about life with her father, so decided to read about her mother's life with her father. Apparently, he was a man who thought no matter what was wrong with you, it could be cured by LSD.

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