PRINCESS GRACE Author:Sarah Bradford From Inside Jacket Cover: — PRINCESS GRACE — Grace Kelly's career was the ultimate fulfillment of an American Dream. The gand-daughter of an immigrant farm boy from County Mayo,Ireland,she became a top Hollywood Star and then the wife of a ruling European Prince. — Idolized by many including Alfred Hitchcock, courted by Clark Gable, Bing Crosby and... more » William Holden, Friends with many including Frank Sinatra, Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner and David Nivans amoung others, she abandoned her glittering career at twenty-siz for marriage to Prince Rainier of Monaco. Yet she remained a star, her golden image adorning the covers of magazines and the front pages of newspapers until her untimely death in 1982.
The whole world mourned the Princess from Philadelphia, and her former subjects wept in the streets.
Who was Princess Grace? Despite her extremely public life as an actress and princess, wife and mother, she remained an unusually private person. Sarah Bradford, author of two highly praised biographies, has traveled thousands of miles to interview her family and friends, the people who worked for her from Hollywood to Monaco, to complie the full-length insight into a remarkable woman whom the world knew as "PRINCESS GRACE".« less