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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Geoffrey Giuliano Narrator: Geoffrey Giulian Publisher: Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Spencer Tracy said she was a tough old Yankee horsetrader. George Cukor called her a resolute force of nature. Peter O'Toole claimed to be terrified of her. For decades, Katharine Hepburn has proved to be as electrifying a personality as she is an actress, treasured for her candor and iron-willed integrity as well as her dazzling talent. Now, in this revealing tribute, Hepburn's friends and family - as well as the actress herself - recount the life and times of America's first lady of cinema.

Katharine Hepburn: A Tribute details the patrician beauty's triumphs and sorrows: her carefree bohemian childhood cut short by her older brother's death; her dazzling Broadway debut and subsequent rise to movie stardom; her passionate and combative love affair with Spencer Tracy; her quiet retired life in Connecticut. The star's close friends offer candid takes on Hepburn's often contradictory nature, as well as remarkable insights into little-known details of her personal life. The star herself speaks out about her life and work, in press conferences and illuminating interviews.

This extraordinary presentation includes exclusive, never-before-heard interviews with Hepburn's younger brother, Dr. Robert Hepburn, and John Wayne's oldest son Michael. Those closest to her present rare glimpses of her gentle side: her unfailing generosity toward those close to her, her fierce devotion to Tracy, and her bravery in the face of anguishing loss. A fitting homage to a singular life, Katharine Hepburn: A Tribute salutes one of America's most beloved icons. Download and start listening now!

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About the Author

Geoffrey Giuliano is the author of over twenty internationally bestselling biographies, including the London Sunday Times bestseller Blackbird: The Life and Times of Paul McCartney and Dark Horse: The Private Life of George Harrison. In addition, Giuliano can be heard on the Westwood One Radio Network and has written and produced over sixty original spoken word albums and video documentaries on various aspects of popular culture.