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How to Be Lovely : The Audrey Hepburn Way of Life (Hardcover)

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"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 Hepburn

On many occasions, she was approached to pen her autobiography, the definitive book of Audrey Hepburn, yet she never agreed. A beloved icon who found success as an actress, a mother and an humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn perfected the art of gracious living.

More philosophy than biography, How to Be Lovely revisits the many interviews Audrey gave over the years, allowing us to hear her voice directly on universal topics of concern to women the world over: careers, 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.

While she would have been the last to say so, Audrey Hepburn was an expert in the art of being a woman.How to Be Lovely imparts whatever wisdom and insight she found along the way to the millions who grew up, or will grow up, wanting to be just like her.

Published to coincide with Audrey Hepburn’s would-be seventy-fifth birthday, How to Be Lovely offers a rare glimpse into the woman behind the mystique and the definitive guide to living genuinely with glamour and grace.

Black-and-white photographs and facts about the legendary actress who personified the art of gracious living help readers develop a new outlook on their own families, finances, health concerns, friendships, careers, love lives, wardrobes, and the world in general. 20,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 195.0
Genre: Reference, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Entertainment + Performing Arts, Personal + Practical Guides
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Audrey Hepburn
Language: English
Street Date: June 3, 2004
TCIN: 11819690
UPC: 9780525948230
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-5028

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A lovely surprise

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GG1 year ago
Was. Not expecting this book to be so amazing! its now a favorite  see moreof GG's review
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    Love her!

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    Maureen6 years ago
    I just love this charming little Book!!  see moreof Maureen's review
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