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Kate

The Woman Who Was Hepburn

Kate( )
Author: Mann, William J.
ISBN:978-0-312-42740-5
Publication Date:Oct 2007
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year

One of Publishers Weekly's 100 Best Books of the Year

Katharine Hepburn was her own creation--an ambitious, vulnerable woman who charmed the public with the image of an East Coast aristocrat, wearing pants and freely speaking her mind. But that show didn't come easily to her, or without tremendous effort and concealment. None of her success did.

With this biography, William J. Mann...
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Book Details
Pages:656
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 8.79 x 1.24 Inches
Book Weight:1.465 Pounds
Author Biography
Mann, William J. (Author)
William J. Mann is an American novelist, biographer, and Hollywood historian best known for his studies of Hollywood and the American film industry, especially his 2006 biography of Katharine Hepburn, Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn. Kate was named one of the 100 Notable Books of 2006 by the New York Times. Mann was born in Connecticut and received his Master's degree at Wesleyan University. His first novel, The Men From the Boys, was published by Dutton in 1997. His other biographies include How to Be a Movie Star: Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood, and 2014's New York Times bestseller: Hello Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand.

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