Loving Garbo: The Story Of Greta Garbo, Cecil Beaton, And Mercedes De Acosta by Hugo Vickers

cover of the book Loving Garbo: The Story Of Greta Garbo, Cecil Beaton, And Mercedes De AcostaLoving Garbo: The Story Of Greta Garbo, Cecil Beaton, And Mercedes De Acosta by Hugo Vickers
Genre: Biography
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Published: 1994
Publisher: Random House Inc
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Format: Hardcover
Type: Electronic Format Available
No. of Pages: 333
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ISBN: 9780679413011
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Drawing on previously unpublished letters and manuscripts, an intimate portrait of the chic bisexual world of Hollywood, Europe, and New York captures the complex relationship that existed among Greta Garbo, playwright Mercedes de Acosta, and photographer Cecil Beaton. — This is the extraordinary story of Greta Garbo and two of her greatest loves-Mercedes de Acosta and Cecil Beaton. Hugh Vickers’ account of their relationships-the subtle munipulations and conspiracies; the disappointment and betrayals-others a vivid and highly revealing portrait of the enigmatic film star and her circle. Mercedes de Acosta was a notorious figure. She had been brought up as a boy, took a girlfriend on her honeymoon, and claimed ‘I can get any woman from any man’. Her conquests included included Isadora Duncan, Eva le Gallienne and Marlene Dietrich. She and Garbo enjoyed a solitary idyll on Silver Lake in the Sierra Nevada before living together in Hollywood………
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