Baker & Taylor The author of Robert Mitchum: "Baby, I Don't Care" presents a detailed account of the Hollywood woman icon, tracing her numerous affairs, her marriages to such men as Mickey Rooney and Frank Sinatra, and her larger-than-life, passionate lifestyle. 50,000 first printing.
The dramatic life of the incomparably beautiful and swashbuckling Ava Gardner--one of Hollywood's most beautiful actresses and lover of many men, from bullfighters to Frank Sinatra--by The New York Times bestselling author of ROBERT MITCHUM: Baby, I Don't Care
Baker & Taylor The first full-length biography of the farm girl from North Carolina who became a Hollywood goddess. It recreates a life of glamour, hedonism, and self-destruction, painted in bold colors on the canvas of big-studio Hollywood in the forties and fifties, exotic locations, the Rome of La Dolce Vita, and the Spain of bullfighters and dictators. Her stunning beauty and lack of inhibition led to a tumultuous private life and a long search for love, including marriages to Mickey Rooney, Artie Shaw and Frank Sinatra, and relationships with Hemingway, Howard Hughes, George C. Scott, and famous matador Mario Cabre.--From publisher description.Presents a detailed account of the Hollywood icon, tracing her numerous affairs, her marriages to such men as Mickey Rooney and Frank Sinatra, and her larger-than-life, passionate lifestyle.