Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century

Paperback | April 19, 2011

bySam Kashner

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From veteran entertainment reporter Sam Kashner and biographer Nancy Schoenberger comes the definitive account of the greatest Hollywood love story ever told—the romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Kashner has interviewed Elizabeth Taylor numerous times and is the only journalist given access to her extensive collection of personal letters and journals, and he and Schoenberger have also interviewed the Burton family at length, including Burton’s actress daughter Kate. This is truly an authorized and singularly informed biography of these two larger-than-life stars, and of their glamorous, volatile, and audacious relationship.

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From veteran entertainment reporter Sam Kashner and biographer Nancy Schoenberger comes the definitive account of the greatest Hollywood love story ever told—the romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Kashner has interviewed Elizabeth Taylor numerous times and is the only journalist given access to her extensive collection of ...

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He was a tough-guy Welshman softened by the affections of a breathtakingly beautiful woman. She was a modern-day Cleopatra madly in love with her own Mark Antony. For nearly a quarter of a century, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton were Hollywood royalty, and their fiery romance—often called "the marriage of the century"—was the most...

Sam Kashner, a contributing editor atVanity Fair, is the author of three books of nonfiction and one novel,Sinatraland.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.87 inPublished:April 19, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061562858

ISBN - 13:9780061562853

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“[Furious Love] is fascinating, heartbreaking, and romantic.”