Hardcover Book, Fred Astaire His Friends Talk, Sarah Giles, Coffee Table Book, Non-Fiction, Illustrated, Biography, Hollywood
A wonderful hardcover book called Fred Astaire His Friends Talk by Sarah Giles. This is a large coffee table book with beautiful photographs.
Vanity Fair's editor at large, Sarah Giles interviews those who knew Fred Astaire best--his daughter, Ava; Audrey Hepburn; Rudolf Nureyev; Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.; Ginger Rogers; Hermes Pan; Roddy McDowall; and many others. In this intensely personal book, his closest friends reminisce about the Fred they knew.
11¼ x 8¾ inches
Published by Doubleday -- 1988 -- First Edition
This book is in very good condition. The binding is sturdy. There are no markings or stains in the book. Shows only small signs of shelf wear. The dust cover is in very good condition with only light rubbing and shelf wear.
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