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Crawford: The last years : an intimate memoir

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Crawford's Memoir by a personal friend who worked for Columbia Pictures
Mass Market Paperback, 172 pages
Published June 28th 1979 by Dell (first published 1979)
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Ray
Apr 09, 2008 Ray rated it it was amazing
This was a quick read, and probably best reserved for the advanced Joan reader. You have to know a lot of Joan to fully appreciate and savor some of the details here.

Like Caryle's "Under the Rainbow," this was the story of the gay who sat at the right hand of a diva, though of course Johnes was not out when this was published (nor do I know for sure if he is now). Though Johnes did not know Crawford long, I truly believe that he and Crawford had an intimate relationship which enabled him to pai
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Iris
Oct 25, 2016 Iris rated it really liked it
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I was touched by this book. I didn't think I would be; in fact at first I thought it was a heartless way for a friend to make a quick buck off of the fame, the celebrity, the Icon that is Joan Crawford, but in reading what he wrote about her it comes across more as a loving tribute to the legend. Carl Johnes shows us what he saw in Crawford: her generosity, her affection, her trusting demeanor and her desire to please and make everyone feel special. He doesn't ignore the gossip and scandal that ...more
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