A portrait of Oscar award-winning actress Elizabeth Taylor examines her struggles with drugs and alcohol in the 1960s and 1970s, her philanthropic work as an AIDS activist, and her successes as a businesswoman.
After briefly recapping Elizabeth Taylor's rise to fame in Hollywood, this admiring new biography characterizes her love affairs and eight marriages as well as her emotional state during different stages of her life. Interviews with friends, magazine articles, and spousal biographies serve as sources. Fifty black-and-white photographs are provided. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)