Grant's wife and daughter provide the foreword for a work in which the screen idol and those who knew him--family, friends, and actors--describe his childhood, his meteoric career, his opinions on life, and more
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Nancy Nelson at first persuaded Cary Grant to make public appearances and then represented and accompanied him and his wife for his superb one-man show called A Conversation with Cary Grant. Through those evenings and in many more private conversations, she produced this unique book. She is president of the Nelson Agency.Review:
“The biography Cary Grant deserves . . . This is the standout Grant biography that should remain as his testament in print.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer
“For a book about Grant that’s almost as much fun as his films, this is the genuine article.” ––Variety
“It’s a funny, lovely book about Cary.” —Katharine Hepburn
“A charmer of a book. You’ll love spending a few Evenings with Cary Grant.” —Sidney Sheldon
“This wonderful book gives behind-the-scenes examples of an actor who was dedicated to the art of motion pictures and to the profession of acting.” —James Stewart
“Nancy Nelson has definitely captured the essence of CG in her wonderful book.” —Robert Wagner
“This delightful book gives everyone a chance to spend some time with that delightful person—Cary Grant.” —Helen Hayes
“The first book about the real Cary—lively, warm, always entertaining, totally honest—like the man himself. —Gregory Peck
“It embraces the Cary Grant I knew and loved.” —Burt Reynold s “A truly wonderful book about a truly wonderful man.” —Liza Minnelli
“As one of the world’s great raconteurs, Cary Grant knew how to spin a yarn, tell a naughty joke, or shape a thoughtful observation. Thank God readers everywhere can now enjoy the company of this remarkable man.” —Jack Haley, Jr.
“In this book you will discover the real Cary Grant, and you will love him even more.” —John Forsythe
“An absolute treasure . . . the only authentic history of his life and loves . . . Reading this book will leave you with the feeling that you have just embraced the warm and wonderful Cary Grant. He was much more than a movie star. He was a magnificent man.” —Abigail (Dear Abby) Van Buren
“A celebration of a life well lived. Thank goodness there is a Nancy Nelson to tell the world about this beautiful human being we knew and loved.” —Jill St. John
“Here’s a book as charming and likable as its subject—and that’s saying a lot.” —Booklist “
A KIND AND GENTLE BIOGRAPHY . . . shows the private man who doted on his daughter, lamented his failed marriages and could be as contemplative as he was comic.” —Baltimore Sun
“I adored Cary Grant—and I couldn’t put this wonderful book down. I read it in one sitting!” —Carol Burnett
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Book Description William Morrow & Co, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110688106102
Book Description William Morrow & Co, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0688106102
Book Description William Morrow & Co, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0688106102
Book Description William Morrow & Co, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0688106102