Dear Cary

Dear Cary

My Life With Cary Grant

Book - 2011
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Withhonesty and heart-rending emotion, actress and filmmaker DyanCannon tells the story of her topsy-turvy relationship with Hollywood legendCary Grant. Cannon's captivating narrative takes the reader behind the scenesof Hollywood's Golden Age, inside America's high court of glamour and notorietyin which Cary Grant was king. In his private life alongside Cannon, however, astory that began with all the romance of his famous films--Charade, ToCatch a Thief, An Affair to Remember or The Philadelphia Story--wouldend up taking a series of tragic and unpredictable twists and turns. Insharing Grant's inside story for the first time, Dear Cary is exactlywhat Hollywood is always looking for . . . the next blockbuster, and a storyfor romance lovers of all ages.
Publisher: New York : It Books, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061961403
006196140X
Branch Call Number: 791.43028
Characteristics: 344 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,24 cm

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ThelmaPickles
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.

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pattyskypants
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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