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  • Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: The Untold Story | Barbara Leaming

    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: The Untold Story

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated By Eliza Foss
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The untold story of how one woman’s life was changed forever in a matter of seconds by a horrific trauma. Barbara Leaming’s extraordinary and deeply sensitive biography is the first book to document Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ brutal, lonely, and valiant 31-year struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following JFK’s assassination.Here is the woman as she has never been seen before.

    Jean says: "Has New Information"
  • If This Was Happiness: A Biography of Rita Hayworth | Barbara Leaming

    If This Was Happiness: A Biography of Rita Hayworth

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated By Anna Fields
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    Rita Hayworth was the epitome of 1940s glamour. A legendary "Love Goddess", she was a huge box-office star, and her sultry beauty and sensational figure made her into one of Hollywood's greatest sex-symbols: a pin-up so incendiary that GIs pasted it on to the first atom bomb ever detonated.

    C. Ramsay says: "Good"
  • Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter | Barbara Leaming

    Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated By Eliza Foss
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy was the incandescent life force of the fabled Kennedy family, her father's acknowledged "favorite of all the children" and her brother Jack's "psychological twin". She was the Kennedy of Kennedys, sure of her privilege, magnetically charming, and somehow not quite like anyone else on whatever stage she happened to grace.

    Arnold Bleicher says: "Heretofore"
  • Orson Welles: A Biography | Barbara Leaming

    Orson Welles: A Biography

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated By Grace Conlin
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    Genius, artist, monstre sacré, Orson Welles had one of the most brilliant careers in show business. Here he confides his most intimate feelings and recollections of his life. With remarkable detail and intimacy, Barbara Leaming reveals the private Welles: from child prodigy and young lion in Dublin and New York, to the succès de scandale of his The War of the Worlds broadcast; from his auspicious directing debut with the legendary Citizen Kane in his 20s to the sabotage of his further directing career.

    Karen says: "Great book; average narration"
  • Churchill Defiant: Fighting On: 1945-1955 | Barbara Leaming

    Churchill Defiant: Fighting On: 1945-1955

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated By Simon Prebble
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Winston Churchill rages against time and his own mortality in this tumultuous political drama of his last ten years of public life. Here is Churchill at his most outrageous, maddening, and devious - but also at his most human, courageous, and defiant. "I am an obstinate pig." This was how Winston Churchill described himself.

  • Bette Davis: A Biography | Barbara Leaming

    Bette Davis: A Biography

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated By Grace Conlin
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    She was the tempestuous, strong-willed woman who ignited the movie screen with her legendary performances in Of Human Bondage, Jezebel, and All About Eve. Off-camera, Bette Davis survived four disastrous marriages and earned a larger-than-life professional reputation as an actress to be reckoned with. 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....

    Jason says: "Love the subject, not so much the book"
  • Katharine Hepburn | Barbara Leaming

    Katharine Hepburn

    • ABRIDGED (3 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
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    Hollywood has produced many stars, but no one compares to Katharine Hepburn. She is the last of the great ones: a celebrated actress, a brilliant personality, an original.

    Phyllis says: "Fascinating woman"
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