Fatal Charms and Other Tales of TodayBook - 1988
"The Boswell of the blue bloods."--San Francisco Examiner. "One of the snappiest writers around."--Liz Smith,New York Daily News. From the author of the best-sellingPeople Like Usand The Two Mrs. Grenvilescomes this unvarnished look at the gilded world of the real-life rich and famous. Here are the highly colorful and highly provocative look at the gilded world of the real-life rich of famous. Here are the highly colorful and highly provocative close-up interviews Dominick Dunne has written forVanity Fair. In them, Dunne tells all about today's creme de la creme as only as insider can tell it. Here is his engaging profile of the everlasting regal Elizabeth Taylor; a bizarre encounter with Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos exiled in Hawaii; a revealing, behind-the-scenes portrait of the great poseur Claus von Bulow; an inquiry into the squalid life and mysterious death of Alfred Bloomingdale's mistress, Vicki Morgan; Dunne's moving account of his daughter's violent death and the man who got away with her murder; as well as revealing glimpses of Ivan Boesky, Ava Gardner, Diane Keaton, Gloria Vanderbilt, Candy and Aaron Spelling, and others-plus a look inside the exclusive Mortimer's restaurant and the real Palm Beach. Sassy and stirring, candid and controversial,Fatal Charmsis a startling expose of charm-in all its guises-both fatal and benign.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Bantam Books, 1988, c1987.
Edition: Bantam edition
Branch Call Number: 814.54 Dunne 3701wo 1
Characteristics: xvii, 252 pages