Biographies & Memoirs

Cary Grant: A Biography

Cary Grant: A Biography

Rigorously researched and elegantly written, Cary Grant: A Biography is a complete, nuanced portrait of the greatest star in cinema history. Exploring Grant’s troubled childhood, ambiguous sexuality, and lifelong insecurities, as well as the magical amalgam of characteristics that allowed him to remain Hollywood’s favorite romantic lead for more than thirty-five years, Cary Grant is the definitive examination of every aspect of Grant’s professional and private life and the first biography to reveal the real man behind the movie star.

Introduction

PART ONE: ACADEMY AWARD

Chapter One

PART TWO: FROM BRISTOL TO BROADWAY

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

PART THREE: GO MAE WEST, YOUNG MAN

Chapter Five

Chapter Six

Chapter Seven

PART FOUR: WIVES AND MOTHERS

Chapter Eight

Chapter Nine

PART FIVE: INDEPENDENCE AND SUPERSTARDOM

Chapter Ten

Chapter Eleven

Chapter Twelve

Chapter Thirteen

PART SIX: ENTER HITCHCOCK

Chapter Fourteen

Chapter Fifteen

Chapter Sixteen

Chapter Seventeen

Chapter Eighteen

Chapter Nineteen

PART SEVEN: THE NOTORIOUS CARY GRANT

Chapter Twenty

Chapter Twenty-One

Chapter Twenty-Two

PART EIGHT: MARRIAGE AND OTHER MONUMENTS

Chapter Twenty-Three

Chapter Twenty-Four

Chapter Twenty-Five

Chapter Twenty-Six

Chapter Twenty-Seven

Chapter Twenty-Eight

Chapter Twenty-Nine

PART NINE: A DAUGHTER IS BORN

Chapter Thirty

Chapter Thirty-One

Chapter Thirty-Two

PART TEN: INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT

Chapter Thirty-Three

Chapter Thirty-Four

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Notes

Filmography