More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
Starting at $18.38
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 00 edition with a publication date of 3/17/2013.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
Bergan provides a glimpse into the life of a Hollywood legend, by charting both her career, which spanned seven decades, and her off-screen relationships with many of her leading men. When Katharine Hepburn arrived in Hollywood in 1932,studio executives were confounded by a rare beauty who displayed both animperturbable sense of humor and an intelligent sensibility. Nobody on screencould be so funny and so moving in making a fool of herself, or so touching inreclaiming her dignity. According to George Cukor, her friend and the directorof eight of her films, She always challenged the audience, [and] that wasn'tthe fashion in those days. Much likeHepburn herself, her career followed no conventional pattern. Her on-screenpersonae ranged from the headstrong girl of her early appearances to thevaguely authoritative spinster of her later films; her performances won her astring of accolades, from her first Oscar for Morning Glory in 1933 to her fourth for On Golden Pond in 1981-with which she became the first (and to dateonly) winner of four Oscars for Best Actress, from a record twelve nominations. Hepburn was always her own woman, insisting on andretaining the respect of all who worked with her. She refused to give in to thestudio's publicity demands, avoiding interviews and always wearing pants offthe set. With her fierce, no-nonsense beauty-to which the 150 sumptuousphotographs in this book amply testify-her strong-minded outspokenness, and hercontrolled yet sparkling performances, she will always be one of cinema's mostseductive illustrations of the advantages of independence.