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  • SELF-PORTRAIT. by Tierney, Gene with Mickey Herskowitz.
    Tierney, Gene with Mickey Herskowitz.
    SELF-PORTRAIT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Wyden Books (Simon & Schuster,) (1979.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Autobiography of this movie star from Hollywood's Golden Age - who was featured in 36 films from Tobacco Road to Heaven Can Wait and Laura. But more than an account of her glamorous life (which included a marriage to designer Oleg Cassini, dates with Howard Hughes and John F. Kennedy, and a romance with Prince Aly Khan, this is a frank account of the difficulties of her life - including the birth of a blind and deaf and mentally disabled daughter, her attempted suicide and breakdown followed by 7 years in and out of sanatoriums and finally her slow recovery from mental illness. Illustrated with photographs from Tierney's own collection. Includes information on her films. 264 pp. ISBN: 0-88326-1529.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dust jacket with minor rubbing and edgewear.

    Book ID: 85776
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