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The Resource Frank & Ava : in love and war, John Brady

Frank & Ava : in love and war, John Brady

Label
Frank & Ava : in love and war
Title
Frank & Ava
Title remainder
in love and war
Statement of responsibility
John Brady
Title variation
Frank and Ava
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The love story of Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner has been told piecemeal, from one side or the other, but has never been fully explored or explained--until now. The story begins in Hollywood's golden age when Ava, ever insecure, was emerging as a movie star. But she fell in (and out of) love too easily. Mickey Rooney married her as a conquest. Artie Shaw treated her like a dumb brunette. Neither marriage lasted a year. Then, after being courted by Howard Hughes and others, along came Sinatra, who was battling his own insecurities--MGM fired him, his record company dropped him, and no one seemed to want him, except Ava. Their encounter led to an affair that broke all the rules of the prudish era. Frank was married with children. Their reputations could beruined if this got out--and it did, as Frank left his family and pursued Ava across Europe while she taunted him. They married, but then came quarrels, separations, and reconciliations. Finally, there was a divorce, but even afterwards their long, hot, messy, glorious, painful romance stretched right to the finish line. Thoroughly researched and reported, Frank & Ava is not another storybook version of a Hollywood romance but a compelling drama of love and emotional war that left two iconic celebrities wounded for life"--
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Biography type
collective biography
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DLC
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1942-
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Brady, John Joseph
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Sinatra, Frank
  • Singers
  • Gardner, Ava
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
Label
Frank & Ava : in love and war, John Brady
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Publication
Control code
zzv350 b1493262
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
292 p.
Isbn
9781250070913
Lccn
2015025547
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Frank & Ava : in love and war, John Brady
Publication
Control code
zzv350 b1493262
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
292 p.
Isbn
9781250070913
Lccn
2015025547
Other physical details
ill.

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