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Bette Davis: A Biography 6 editions

Cover of: Bette Davis | Barbara Leaming
About the Book

"By turns moving and chillling, Leaming's fascinating life story of Davis consistently transcends the 'star' genre to establish itself as serious biography." SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

From Barbara Leaming, the critically acclaimed biographer of Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth.In this extraordinary biography, fans and film historians will discover a different, darker side of Bette Davis: a woman beset with scarring personal and professional doubts, a daughter whose mother was devoted to her success, and a mother who loved her own daughter to distraction. Obsessive and compulsive Davis was happy only she was working, but did not always choose her projects wisely. She fought a lifelong battle with alcohol, and she had an insatiable need to be loved, often at great emotional cost. A legend, a star, a remarkable woman, Bette Davis lived her life as if it were a coveted role she was desperately afraid she might not win....

6 editions First published in 1992

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2003, Cooper Square Press
Bette Davis
in English - 1st Cooper Square Press ed.
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April 1995, Blackstone Audiobooks
Bette Davis
Audio cassette in English
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1993, Penguin
Bette Davis
in English
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November 1, 1993, Ballantine Books
Bette Davis
Mass Market Paperback in English
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1992, Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Bette Davis
in English
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1992, Simon & Schuster
Bette Davis
in English

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