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LIFE: Katharine Hepburn Commemorative by Life Magazine
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 9.25" Height: 11" Weight: 1.55 lbs.
ISBN 1932273158 ISBN13 9781932273151
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LIFE Books managing editor, Robert Sullivan, has twice been awarded the Wilbur Award for best religion feature in a national magazine and has authored LIFE's New York Times bestselling biography of Pope John Paul II. He brings to this book his expertise on the subject of Christianity along with text informed by the world's great scholars, theologians and religious figures. The editors at LIFE vigorously carry on the traditions of excellence in photography, in journalism, and in telling the story of our country and our world which began with LIFE magazine in 1936 by founding editor and publisher, Henry R. Luce. They have published books on a broad range of subjects, including New York Times bestsellers One Nation, LIFE Picture Puzzle and The American Journey of Barack Obama.
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It's spelled KathArine Hepburn Aug 17, 2003
As for the book, if you have John Bryson's book, The Private World of Katharine Hepburn, there is no reason to buy this one. The Bryson book is far better than the Life book. Other than the Bryson pictures, the selection of pictures in the Life book is amazingly unbalanced. The book spends an inordinate amount of space on pictures from her RKO years which in many cases produced very mediocre films. It virtually ignores Spencer Tracy and the many fine films she made with him at MGM. But not to worry. There are two entire pages devoted to The Iron Pettiocoat; the worst film Hepburn ever made. The book then veers off into the Bryson stuff. I can only assume that the picture selections for the book were done by a nineteen year old intern. Certainly no one with any appreciation for Hepburn or her career could have selected these pictures.