Audrey’s own reminiscences, new interviews with people who knew her in the war, and research in classified Dutch archives shed light on the riveting, wartime diaries, untold story of Audrey Hepburn under fire in World War II. Several biographies have chronicled her stardom, but none has covered her intense experiences through five years of Nazi occupation in the Netherlands.
Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II #ad - According to her son, Luca Dotti, “The war made my mother who she was. Audrey hepburn’s war included participation in the dutch resistance, the brutal execution of her uncle, working as a doctor’s assistant during the “Bridge Too Far” battle of Arnhem, and the ordeal of the Hunger Winter of 1944.
Many of these images are from Audrey’s personal collection and are published here for the first time.
Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for EuropeGoodKnight Books #ad - Paladin. That is the man who embarked on It’s a Wonderful Life. He left all that behind to join the united States Army Air Corps and fulfill his family mission to serve his country—only to face obstacle after obstacle from both Hollywood and Washington. The war finally won, he returned home with millions of other veterans to face an uncertain future, suffering what we now know as PTSD.
Mission presents the first in-depth look at Stewart’s life as a Squadron Commander in the skies over Germany, from takeoff to landing and every key moment in between. When he left hollywood in march 1941, Jimmy Stewart was America’s boy next door movie star and a recent Academy Award winner. What emerges in mission is the story of a Jimmy Stewart you never knew until now, a story more fantastic than any he brought to the screen.
Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe #ad - Finally he made his way to the European Theater, where several near-death experiences and the loss of men under his command took away his youthful good looks. Author robert matzen sifted through thousands of air force combat reports and the stewart personnel files; interviewed surviving aviators who flew with Stewart; visited the James Stewart Papers at Brigham Young University; flew in the cockpits of the B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator; and walked the earth of air bases in England used by Stewart in his combat missions of 1943-45.
For the next half century, Stewart refused to discuss his combat experiences and took the story of his service to the grave. It’s a wonderful life was the first motion picture Jimmy Stewart made after returning home from World War 2, where he had participated in 20 often-brutal combat missions over Germany and France.
Always Audrey: Six Iconic Photographers. One Legendary Star.Acc Art Books #ad - With an introduction by terence Pepper and a foreword by Patricia Bosworth, Always Audrey is sure to delight any Hepburn fan. Greene, terry o'neill and eva serenyextensive commentary throughout from Douglas Kirkland, Lawrence Fried, Douglas Kirkland, Terry O'Neill and Eva SerenyAudrey Hepburn once said "I never thought I'd land in pictures with a face like mine.
Nothing could be further from the truth. Greene, lawrence fried, douglas kirkland, Terry O'Neill and Eva Sereny - who were fortunate enough to capture the star at different moments of her life. Includes many rare and unseen photos of Audrey Hepburn on and off stageFeatures images from the archives of six top photographers: Norman Parkinson, Milton H.
Always Audrey: Six Iconic Photographers. One Legendary Star. #ad - In addition, opens up his personal archive of vintage press prints, former Curator of Photographs for the National Portrait Gallery and co-curator of the Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon exhibition, Terence Pepper, making this ode to Hepburn truly unique. Throughout the book, douglas Kirkland, Terry O'Neill and Eva Sereny share their memories of working with the icon.
Paladin. As one of the 20th century's most loved icons, her face is instantly recognizable the world overHere, ACC Art Books and Iconic Images proudly present the work of six wonderful photographers - Norman Parkinson, for the first time, Milton H. They present a wonderful mix of on-set, fashion, portrait and behind-the-scenes photographs, including contact sheets and never-before-seen images.
Audrey at Home: Memories of My Mother's KitchenHarper Design #ad - It is a life that unfolds through food, photographs, and intimate vignettes in a sophisticated and lovely book that is a must for Audrey Hepburn fans and food lovers. Each recipe is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, anecdotes about Audrey and her life, including variations and preparation tips, and a poignant collection of photographs and memorabilia.
Audrey at home is a personal scrapbook of Audrey’s world and the things she loved best—her children, her friends, her pets. Harper Design. Audrey also loved the basics: spaghetti al Pomodoro was an all-time favorite, particularly when returning home from her travels, as was a dish of good vanilla ice cream.
Audrey at Home: Memories of My Mother's Kitchen #ad - New york times bestsellerenter audrey hepburn’s private world in this unique New York Times bestselling biography compiled by her son that combines recollections, and recipes for her favorite dishes written in her own hand, drawings, excerpts from her personal correspondence, anecdotes, and more than 250 previously unpublished personal family photographs.
Audrey at home offers fans an unprecedented look at the legendary star, to her time in Hollywood as an actress and in Rome as a wife and mother, bringing together the varied aspects of her life through the food she loved—from her childhood in Holland during World War II, to her final years as a philanthropist traveling the world for UNICEF.
Here are fifty recipes that reflect audrey’s life, set in the context of a specific time, including chocolate cake with whipped cream—a celebration of liberation in Holland at the end of the war; Penne alla Vodka—a favorite home-away-from-home dish in Hollywood; Turkish-style Sea Bass—her romance with and subsequent marriage to Andrea Dotti; Boeuf à la Cuillère—Givenchy’s favorite dish, which she’d prepare when he’d visit her in Switzerland; and Mousse au Chocolat—dinner at the White House.
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D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War IICrown #ad - Shrink-wrapped. A thriller in the form of a non-fiction book. Refinery29“equal parts espionage-romance thriller and historical narrative, D-Day Girls traces the lives and secret activities of the 39 women who answered the call to infiltrate France. In d-day girls, sarah rose draws on recently declassified files, diaries, and oral histories to tell the thrilling story of three of these remarkable women.
To “set europe ablaze, ” in the words of Winston Churchill, the Special Operations Executive SOE was forced to do something unprecedented: recruit women as spies. Thirty-nine answered the call, leaving their lives and families to become saboteurs in France. D-day girls: the spies who armed the resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II Hardcover.
D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II #ad - Harper Design. National bestseller • the dramatic, untold true story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain’s elite spy agency to help pave the way for Allied victory in World War II“Gripping. While chronicling the james Bond-worthy missions and love affairs of these women, Rose vividly captures the broken landscape of war.
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How to be Lovely: The Audrey Hepburn Way of LifeDutton #ad - A rare glimpse into the woman behind the mystique and the definitive guide to living genuinely with glamour and grace. Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book and remembering—because you can’t take it all in at once.
Audrey hepburnon many occasions, the definitive book of Audrey, Audrey Hepburn was approached to pen her autobiography, yet she never agreed. Shrink-wrapped. Dutton Books. Harper Design. D-day girls: the spies who armed the resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II Hardcover. A beloved icon who found success as an actress, and a humanitarian, a mother, Audrey Hepburn perfected the art of gracious living.
How to be Lovely: The Audrey Hepburn Way of Life #ad - More philosophy than biography, allowing us to hear her voice directly on universal topics of concern to women the world over: careers, How to Be Lovely revisits the many interviews Audrey gave over the years, love lives, motherhood and relationships. Enhanced by rarely seen photographs, behind-the-scenes stories, and insights from the friends who knew her well, How to Be Lovely uncovers the real Audrey, in her own words.
Audrey Hepburn, An Elegant Spirit: Audrey Hepburn, An Elegant SpiritAtria Books #ad - Dutton Books. Now in paperback, by the son who adored her with unique photos, an intimate look at the woman the world adored, drawings, and other rare Audrey memorabilia. She dazzled millions as Gigi. D-day girls: the spies who armed the resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II Hardcover.
Holly Golightly. Audrey hepburn, many straight from the family album and never before published; archival documents, An Elegant Spirit is a stunning compilation of nearly 300 photographs, personal correspondence, and mementos; even paintings and illustrations from the actress herself. Atria Books. Sean tells audrey hepburn's remarkable story, from her childhood in war-torn Holland to the height of her fame to her autumn years far from the camera and the crush of the paparazzi.
Audrey Hepburn, An Elegant Spirit: Audrey Hepburn, An Elegant Spirit #ad - Sean introduces us to someone whose grace, charm, and beauty were matched only by her insecurity about her appearance and talent, and who used her hard-won recognition as a means to help children less fortunate than her own. But to her most adoring fan, Audrey Hepburn was best known for her role as “Mummy.
In this heartfelt tribute to his mother, Sean Hepburn Ferrer offers a rare and intimate glimpse into the life of one of Hollywood's brightest stars. Shrink-wrapped. With this unique biography, sean celebrates his mother's history and humanity—and continues her charitable work by donating proceeds from this book to the Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund.
AUDREY HEPBURN: An Audrey Hepburn BiographyIndependently published #ad - D-day girls: the spies who armed the resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II Hardcover. Dutton Books. Paladin. She wasn’t just beautiful; so many women, especially in her field, are beautiful. Audrey hepburn: an audrey hepburn biography These are just a few of the things that makes a star like Audrey Hepburn transcend the movies to icon-status.
Harper Design. It was a way of life and being. Shrink-wrapped. More than that, she became the symbol for an ideal of timeless relevance - that is, what it means to be a woman of style and substance. It was beyond beauty. Atria Books.
Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3GoodKnight Books #ad - Paladin. Army air corps, and addresses one of the most enduring mysteries of World War II. D-day girls: the spies who armed the resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II Hardcover. On a clear night full of stars, why did the flight crash into that nevada mountainside? This gripping page-turner presents the story of the people on the plane, with TWA's most experienced pilot at the controls of a 10-month-old aircraft under the power of two fully functioning engines, the friends and families left behind, and the heroic first responders who struggled up a mountain hoping to perform a miracle rescue.
Based on extensive research rather than gossip, this investigation further explores the lives of the 21 others on the plane, including 15 members of the U. S. This fresh look at hollywood's "queen of screwball, " Carole Lombard, presents a first-ever examination of the events that led to the shocking flight mishap that took her life on the side of a Nevada mountain in 1942.
Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3 #ad - Paladin communications. In effect, having just completed the first sale of war bonds and stamps in the nation following its entry into World War II, Lombard became the first Hollywood start to sacrifice her life in the War. Shrink-wrapped. Harper Design. The war department offered gable a funeral service with full military honors, but he refused it, knowing that his wife would not approve of such spectacle.
It is a story of accomplishment, bravery, sacrifice, and loss.
Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated SpyGallery Books #ad - Dutton Books. Paladin communications. Odette sansom decides to follow in her war hero father’s footsteps by becoming an SOE agent to aid Britain and her beloved homeland, France. All the while, they are being hunted by the cunning German secret police sergeant, Hugo Bleicher, who finally succeeds in capturing them.
With this amazing testament to the human spirit, Loftis proves once again that he is adept at writing “nonfiction that reads like a page-turning novel” Parade. But in the face of despair, they never give up hope, their love for each other, or the whereabouts of their colleagues. Harper Design. The year is 1942, and World War II is in full swing.
As they successfully complete mission after mission, Peter and Odette fall in love. National bestseller a goodreads choice awards semifinalist featured in the new york times, the atlantic, new york Newsday, Time, and on Today! Best Nonfiction Books to Read in 2019—Woman’s Day The Best Nonfiction Books Coming Out This Year—BookBub “A nonfiction thriller.
Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy #ad - The wall street journal from internationally bestselling author of the “gripping” michael connelly, The Nightingale, #1 New York Times bestselling author Into the Lion’s Mouth comes the extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II—perfect for fans of Unbroken, and Code Girls.
Five failed attempts and one plane crash later, she finally lands in occupied France to begin her mission. Atria Books. It is here that she meets her commanding officer Captain Peter Churchill.