I was standing on my head the other day and I got to thinking how probably unusual it is for someone of my age to do this. She seems very much like her on-screen image and it seemed like the book was entirely under her control, which is good and bad. But then, she had discovered her brother's body after he hung himself only a year before going. Hepburn had suspended her own career for nearly five years to nurse Tracy through what turned out to be his final illness. A return to the Broadway stage in 1934 led to a role in a flop play, The Lake.
Then Alfred became the head of the Buffalo Scale Works. Undaunted, Hepburn accepted a role written specifically for her in 1938 Broadway comedy , about a socialite whose ex-husband tries to win her back. I'm riding a great white stallion. Now Miss Hepburn breaks her long-kept silence about her private life in this absorbing and provocative memoir. Her father made her take ice cold baths.
Then again, her exes she hated she might have decided not to talk about. She might have found herself before it was too late. Chuckle worthy Passages: Oh, I meant to tell you. I thought this was a wonderful, thorough book about the life and career of one of my favorite actresses, Katharine Hepburn. They had a complicated relationship that I don't even think Katharine herself understood. You don''t have too much money but you do have independent spirits. .
She wanted to be called Jimmy no one said anything. I sent her one of my recipes, don't recall which one, and the woman in charge of her mail thanked me for it and said that Hepburn would try it. You get the impression that she is always telling you what she wants to tell you, and that's not bad. Rather, I feel blessed this book has such uniqueness, because, as is obvious, it's befitting of its creator. They — that is, most of them — came from Washington Street in Hartford. I don't think I have the same drive to communicate because so may of the people I wanted to communicate with are gone to where no one can communicate with them. Before the women began dropping any pretense to virginity into the gutter.
Parents Before I tell you anything about myself, I would like to tell you, or at least identify for you, the world into which I was born. He was sort of medium-sized and had a very handsome head. Kate said she was a fake Scorpio. They had three daughters--Katharine, Edith, Marion. I wanted to find out more about Hepburn's relationships with such people as Howard Hughes and Spencer Tracy, not the synopsis of every film she made.
These girls wanted an education--to be independent. My husband didn't buy organic for some reason. So lovely - to change a tire, to know what you're doing. Concerning her relationship with Spencer Tracy, it was clear that Hepburn was still very private and protective of their re Like other reviewers, this author has a very odd writing style. Kate never got her father's approval for her life, her abilities, nor did he ever express love and admiration for her work. What a powerhouse of a woman! Then, I became curious about the author, who seemed to have access to so many Hollywood stars and insiders.
Then it was discovered that Caroline had cancer of the stomach. Chandler would repeat the same stories over and over yet fail to cover any new ground. The woman behind the legend emerges in this sympathetic yet clear-eyed portrait of her exceptional life and loves--now updated with an epilogue that brings Hepburn's story up to Katharine Hepburn: grande dame of American actresses, fierce individualist, and living legend. Educated by private tutors and at exclusive schools, Hepburn entered Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania in 1924. So many feelings, so many chaotic sensations tumbling through my body that I turn laughably poetic at just trying to express how deeply I am moved.
It is difficult to read hundreds of pages about a woman who is more annoying with each chapter. Nominated for 12 Academy Awards and winner of four, Hepburn achieved stardom against formidable odds. I have a happy nature--I like the rain--I like the sun--the heat--the cold--the mountains, the sea--the flowers, the--Well, I like life and I've been so lucky. You know, the way birds do. Great, thrilling - a ballet.
Before the women began dropping any pretense to virginity into the gutter. Her perogative to do so. Katharine Hepburn: grande dame of American actresses, fierce individualist, and living legend. But she rarely mentions her other siblings. Under the rug, and forget. For, really, how could I? Mother died when I was forty-odd.
Some would no doubt bemoan this book's meandering structure, its lighting-fast pace and jumpy sequencing, but not I. The editors just transcribed it, without a lot of changes, so you can hear her crackly, old-woman voice come through. Except that your grandma is Katharine Hepburn. A strong-minded, independent woman, she has lived her life and her career to suit herself. Important note: The kind of butter you use is very important to the taste of of anything you cook.