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LARGE PRINT
Author Spoto, Donald, 1941-
Title Possessed [text (large print)] : the life of Joan Crawford / Donald Spoto
Publisher New York : HarperLuxe, c2010
ITEM LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Rodman Main Adult Lrg Print Bio  C899js    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st HarperLuxe ed
Descript xxi, 519 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary Though one of the most incandescent film stars of all time, Joan Crawford was also one of the most misunderstood. Spoto goes beyond the popular caricature to present a three-dimensional portrait of a very human woman, her dazzling career, and her extraordinarily dramatic life and times
Contents A prairie Bernhardt (1906-1924) -- The flapper, flapping (1925) -- Enter the prince (1926-1929) -- Enter the king (1929-1930) -- Virtuous vices (1931-1932) -- Mrs. Tone (1932-1937) -- Joan, Julie, Susan--and God (1937-1940) -- A trilogy of transformations (1941-1942) -- Oscar (1943-1947) -- Children! Children! (1947-1951) -- Carrying a torch song (1952-1955) -- Some of the best of everything (1955-1962) -- "Miss Crawford is a star!" (1962-1970) -- Fade-out (1971-1977)
Subject Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography
Genre Large type books
ISBN 9780062002211 (pbk. : lg. print)
006200221X

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