Fatal Charms and Other Tales of Today

Fatal Charms and Other Tales of Today

Book - 1988
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"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
ISBN: 9780553269369
Branch Call Number: 814.54 Dunne 3701wo 1
Characteristics: xvii, 252 pages


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