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Audrey Hepburn Biographies

August 18, 2012

Tags: Audrey Hepburn, Donald Spoto, Barry Parris, Alexander Walker, Diana Maychick, Jeffrey Meyers, Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, "Sabrina, " William Holden, Humphrey Bogart, Cary Grant, Marc Eliot, Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner

"Enchantment: The Life of Audrey Hepburn" (Harmony, 352 pages, $25.95) enters a crowded field. Barry Paris's encyclopedic "Audrey Hepburn" appeared in 1996, Alexander Walker's astute "Audrey" in 1994, and Diana Maychick's chatty "intimate portrait" in 1993 — just to mention Donald Spoto's immediate predecessors. At this point, the impatient reviewer is supposed to complain, "Do we really need another biography "of Audrey Hepburn? (more…)