Donald Spoto
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Donald Spoto

Donald Spoto is the author of Blue Angel: The Life of Marlene Dietrich, Rebel: The Life and Legend of James Dean, The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock, Diana: The Last Year, The Hidden Jesus: A New Life, and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: A Life.

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    • Enchantment

    • The Life of Audrey Hepburn
    • By: Donald Spoto
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 165

    Her name is synonymous with elegance, style, and grace....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow - What a Story!!

    • By Tim on 03-05-09

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Marilyn Monroe

    • The Biography
    • By: Donald Spoto
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 22 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Fifty years after her death, Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe still beguiles the world, her image enthralling millions. Many books have attempted to explain her allure and tell her story, but none has succeeded as well as this....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Definitive MM biography

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-10-13

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Dark Side of Genius

    • The Life of Alfred Hitchcock
    • By: Donald Spoto
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 23 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 195
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 180

    Based on interviews with his writers, actors, and longtime associates, and on exhaustive research, The Dark Side of Genius is the definitive biography of Alfred Hitchcock....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hitch's life and phobias keep you "Spellbound"

    • By bookbug on 12-24-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • High Society

    • The Life of Grace Kelly
    • By: Donald Spoto
    • Narrated by: George K Wilson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    In just seven years---from 1950 through 1956---Grace Kelly embarked on a whirlwind career that included roles in 11 movies....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Find a better Grace Kelly biography, I'd skip this

    • By Daniel on 08-20-12

    Regular price: $22.04

    • A Passion for Life

    • The Biography of Elizabeth Taylor
    • By: Donald Spoto
    • Narrated by: C. M. Hébert
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    Born in England to socially ambitious parents, Elizabeth Taylor was catapulted into child stardom and molded by MGM into the great violet-eyed beauty of postwar America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Alison on 04-21-13

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Joan

    • The Mysterious Life of the Heretic Who Became a Saint
    • By: Donald Spoto
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Since her death at the age of 19 in 1431, Joan of Arc has maintained a remarkable hold on our collective imagination....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Most Balanced Account I've Read About Joan

    • By Troy on 06-12-14
    • The Mysterious Life of the Heretic Who Became a Saint
    • By: Donald Spoto
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 03-12-07
    • 4 out of 5 stars 44 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Laurence Olivier

    • A Biography
    • By: Donald Spoto
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Laurence Olivier was the most famous actor of his century and one of the greatest of all time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Olivier the man.

    • By C. Nelson on 10-06-07

    Regular price: $27.97

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