How to Be a Movie Star

Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood

by William J. Mann

Hardcover, 484 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $28 | purchase

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How to Be a Movie Star
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Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood
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William J. Mann

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Was Elizabeth Taylor the greatest product of the Hollywood star machine or its greatest victim? Mann's smart, engaging, clear-eyed case study . . . locates the real person somewhere between her private life and her public image