As the brother in law to JFK and a member of the Rat Pack, Peter Lawford was one of America's most acclaimed movie stars. Lawford led an extraordinary life. His story, as told by the woman who knew him best, is the always candid, sometimes shocking unveiling of the most intriguing show business personalities and significant political events of our time.
Now fully updated and revised for 2014, this is a must-listen for anyone interested in Hollywood, film, and celebrity gossip.
©1988, 2015 Patricia Lawford Stewart and Ted Schwarz (P)2015 Audible Inc.
Thank God for a mother who read to me all the time. If it were not for her I would not leave the house without an iPod.
I was hoping this would be an informative, insightful book.
First the narrator was irritating.
The story was put together in odd vignettes
If you want to know about Peter Lawford, then read Christopher Lawford's books.
I thought the story was okay, but very disjointed and not very organized. Didn't really have a lot of information about the rat pack years.
I was looking forward to a book about his life, but got a very narrow, not entirely believable story by his last wife. She was in her early 20's and was married to him for only a few months before he died. It was so bad that I never finished it.
Ted Schwarz was fine but Stewart's story seemed contrived and unbelievable.
She was not clear on anything and did a lot of "gossiping" without much believable look at any of the characters, including Peter Lawford himself.
It was so bad, I stopped listening to the book in the middle, tried to finish it but finally just stopped listening. I would have preferred a book that told his whole story by someone who knew him well.
someone else writinhg it
it had little to do with Peter more about immature wife
waste of time
gerrymorAuburn, AL My favorites are books read by the authors. Janis Ian is superb.
I remember how good he was in Little Women and in comedies. I don't want to remember how many drugs he took or the last wife who took them with him. The man suffered enough. Let him rest in peace.
"A Mixed Bag"
I nearly turned this audio book off after a few minutes as I did not like the reader or the fact that the writer (Peter's last wife) insisted on telling her life story. Luckily I did stay with it because it did get better. I enjoyed the details of 1940's Hollywood as well as the inside info on the Kennedy's, Rat-Pack and Marilyn Monroe. Unfortunately it does go down hill towards the end when the author again spends too much time telling her story again - I skipped about 2 hours at this point.So overall, not too bad.
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