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Ava Gardner

Evans, Peter

Ava Gardner

the secret conversations

by Evans, Peter

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses

  • About the Edition

    A self-portrait of the late film legend"s golden-era Hollywood life traces her impoverished childhood in North Carolina through the heights of her career, sharing details of her relationships with such figures as Mickey Rooney, Frank Sinatra, and George C. Scott.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPeter Evans and Ava Gardner
    ContributionsGardner, Ava, 1922-1990
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287.G37 E84 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination293 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27146538M
    ISBN 101451627696
    ISBN 109781451627695
    LC Control Number2012048411
    OCLC/WorldCa825049126


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