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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Sam Kashner, Nancy Schoenberger Narrator: Paul Boehmer Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2010 ISBN: 9780061988806
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From veteran entertainment reporter Sam Kashner and biographer Nancy Schoenberger comes the definitive account of the greatest Hollywood love story ever told—the romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Kashner has interviewed Elizabeth Taylor numerous times and is the only journalist given access to her extensive collection of personal letters and journals, and he and Schoenberger have also interviewed the Burton family at length, including Burton’s actress daughter Kate. This is truly an authorized and singularly informed biography of these two larger-than-life stars, and of their glamorous, volatile, and audacious relationship. Download and start listening now!

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  • “Long before there was Brangelina, the high-wire romance between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton rocked the world. In Furious Love, Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger provide dramatic historical insights into Hollywood’s stormiest up-and-down relationship. Every page is riveting. A hit book for sure!”

    Douglas Brinkley, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Exciting and well written, fast paced yet containing a wealth of information, Furious Love is a fine read.”

    Patricia Bosworth, New York Times bestselling author

  • “[An] unfailingly respectful and journalistically honest chronicle…Where this book breaks ground is in its ability to humanize these colossal celebs…Reads like a Shakespearean drama.”

    USA Today

  • “[An] entertaining, blow-by-blow account of the life and times of an epic Hollywood couple…There is no shortage of saucy anecdotes in Furious Love.”

    Wall Street Journal

  • “Life outdoes movie melodrama in this raucous, intimate, dual biography of Hollywood's ultimate It Couple…Here is that rare love story that holds one’s interest beyond the wedding—and a reminder, after the thin gruel of Brangelina, of what a feast celebrity can be.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A Los Angeles Times Bestseller
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About the Author

Sam Kashner, a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, is the author of three books of nonfiction and one novel, Sinatraland.

About the Narrator

Paul Boehmer is an American actor best known for his numerous appearances in the Star Trek universe. Paul is a 1992 Masters of Fine Arts graduate of the Professional Theater Training Program at the University of Delaware.