Bette Davis: A Biography


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Bette Davis was one of the greatest acting talents the screen has ever known. She was also one who aroused controversy: her legal battles with Warner Brothers; her four husbands; the shocking book written by her daughter. In this fascinating, in-depth biography Barbara Leaming has had numerous conversations with those closest to Bette Davis - her friends, lovers, associates and family members (including her daughter) - and has also drawn on Davis's personal diaries, scrapbooks and unpublished letters. The result is a ...

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Oct 24, 2007

Fasten Your Seatbelts!

After viewing Bette Davis movies I was interested in knowing more about the woman. Her life was like many of the movies she made. I thought this book provided a very unbiased look at her life, and used many of the actresses diaries, scrapbooks, and letters to offer a first hand account of her life. After finishing this book, I was glad that I chose one that was not written by Bette Davis herself since I feel she would have manipulated details to make herself look better. Very good book.

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