Howard the Amazing Mr Hughes Author:Noah Dietrich No one is eminently qualifiedto reveal the truth behind the headline stored of the America's fabulous billionaire recluse than the author of this astonishing book. For 32 years Noah Dietrich not only ran the Hughes industrial empire but he was also Hughes' sole confidante in many of his private personal adventures. "Down the years," says the New... more » York Times, "Noah Dietrich has known Howard Hughes probably better than anyone else."
This intimate, carefully authenticated account of the life and loves of Howard Hughes, his catastrophes and triumphs, foibles and phobias, offers a unique close-up of one of the world's enigmatic celebrities. Here at last is the first full-lenth portrait of the mysterious and elusive Mr. Hughes, whose daring exploites shook the motion picture industry, whose romances with Hollwood's fabled movie queens made front-page news, whose brilliant concepts revolutionizesd avation, and whose antic maneuvers rocked the world of high finance.« less