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    • Behind the Candelabra

    • My Life with Liberace
    • By: Alex Thorleifson, Scott Thorson
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 249
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 232

    In this unusually frank book Scott Thorson, Liberace's longtime lover, tells all: the good, the bad, and the ugly truths about the legendary entertainer who went to outrageous extremes to prevent public knowledge of his homosexuality. Liberace's unhappy childhood, dominated by a mother determined to force him into a concert career, serves as the prologue for a story that goes on to detail Liberace's early appearances in honky-tonks, his move to New York to seek fame, and, finally, his first booking in Las Vegas, where he was courted by the Mafia.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Viciously honest, candid, sad, fascintating!

    • By Jeffrey on 05-26-13

    Regular price: $24.49