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Howard Hughes Hells Angel: Americas Notorious Bisexual Billionaire

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Set amid descriptions of the unimaginable changes that affected America between Hughes's birth in 1905 and his death in 1976, this book gives an insider's perspective about what money can buy and what it can't. Darwin Porter's access to film industry insiders and other Hughes confidants supplied him with the resources he needed to create a portrait of Hughes that both corr ...more
ebook, 840 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by Blood Moon Productions (first published April 1st 2005)
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Charmaine Smith Ladd
Not as well written as should have been, as if the author had been in a big rush to get it on the shelves. I can understand that! More of an "National Enquirer" recap with all the quirky tendencies of Howard Hughes (especially sexualky). But perhaps that's part of the intrigue of the book... who did he NOT go to bed with in Hollywood? According to the author, very few, if not just ONE PERSON, and I won't spoil that for you (though you probably already know). I didn't really learn much not alread ...more
Jeff
So sordid, it makes Charles Higham read like Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Beyond the standard goal of adding another notch to my Hughes stable, I was inspired to grab this after reading Porter's Sinatra book for Blood Moon. It was in line with what I was expecting.

I hate to play the too-long card, but it is too long - at first I was not sure as this was my first ever Kindle book, but the dead tree version is in fact 800+ pages.

So for a really, really long and trashy read, you can grab this.
Laesar
Was a good book, very very long and I doubt everything is actually true.
Eliezer
Your grandma's version of TMZ
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