Book Reviews of Kate Remembered

Kate Remembered
Kate Remembered
Author: A. Scott Berg
ISBN-13: 9780399151644
ISBN-10: 0399151648
Publication Date: 7/2003
Pages: 384
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 86 ratings
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
Book Type: Hardcover
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The author was a good friend of Kates and writes a thoughtful account of her life. It gave a good insight into her life not just a record of the movies she made. It was very well done.
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I enjoyed this book very much. It was very personable, touching, revealing and humorous. I loved the relationship that developed between the writer and Ms. Hepburn. Her recollections of her times with many actors, directors, producers and even Michael Jackson were entertaining. It is a heartwarming book that traces her life written gracefully, with deep respect and love. I learned much about Kate Hepburn from her stories of her childhood, her ancestry, her loves, her passions, her philosophies on life and death, her strong work ethic and her loyalties to her family and friends.
It is a wonderful book that includes some lovely photos of her, too.
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This author truly captures Kate Hepburn. I loved the way her sense of humor came through the author's re-telling of his time with Kate.
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Most of the 370 pages describe Kate's experiences with every major movie she made. Although not many pages are spent on any one movie--the volume of pages adds up quick.

The latter part of the book is the most enlightening about who Kate is as a person, not the actress. What a remarkable woman.
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An excellent bio of Kate Hepburn, written by her friend and Pultizer Prize-winning author, Scott Berg.
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This book is a wonderful account of the friendship the author shared with Ms. Hepburn. She was and is an inspiring female force that everyone should learn about and from.
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This is a very nice book. It's a memoir of the author's time with KH, not of her life and career. I enjoyed it very much.
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great memories of a movie icon
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This is a great book for anyone who wants to know the real Kate Hepburn, not just the actress, and who loves the history of the early Hollywood and Broadway years.
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Loved it, great biography of Kate.
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This would be more appropriately titled "Kate and Friends, Remembered," as Berg delves into so much detail about every aspect of Hepburn's life. LOTS of information here, so hunker down. You really have to be a a Hepburn fan to stick with all 8 cds. Berg weaves in details of all of her films, personal relationships, friendships, friends of friends, divorces, Old Hollywood, Hollywood Royalty. My cat and I listened to this on a long drive, and Tony Goldwyn's voice(narrator) was so soothing that Jimi(kitty) was asleep the entire trip. Yeah, she's a Hepburn fan as well.
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From the author's note:

This book is one...not a critical study of either Katherine Hepburn's life or her career. It is, rather, as true an account of her life as I can present, based on countless hours of private conversations during which she reminisced. Even more than recalling events, Miss Hepburn often used our time together to reflect, an exercise in which I don't think she indulged with anybody else. And so, more than my remembrances, this book intends to convey hers.
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Katherine Hepburn biography book-on-tape, 10 hours, set of 6 audio casettes.
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Excellent ...If you love will love her cander....
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Absolutley wonderful
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Well-written biography on a fascinating woman.
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This book is not a critcal study, but written by and author
that had become a friend, she speaks about her life and memorys
the book is about her and written directly from her own heart.
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I really enjoyed listening to this CD on my way to work everyday. I really admired both Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. I enjoyed learning things that I had never known about the couple.
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After reading this book, I went to NetFlix and ordered every movie that was mentioned. The writing was good and just finding out more about Kate was wonderful. I was born and raised in Los Angeles, and many of the locations mentioned were very familiar to me. A must read for any Katheryn Hepburn lover.
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I'm halfway into this audio book and hoping it never ends! Great narrator, even better story about one of my all-time favorite Hollywood greats. Don't miss this one!
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I LOVED this book! Scott's relationship with Katharine Hepburn was close and real. He got to know her well, and she was more honest with him than with most of her other friends. He also lived with her off and on for years and was with her days before she died. If you're a fan of this actress, you will really enjoy this book!
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Scott Berg spent time with Katherine Hepburn.