Withhonesty and heart-rending emotion, actress and filmmaker DyanCannon tells the story of her topsy-turvy relationship with Hollywood legendCary Grant. Cannon's captivating narrative takes the reader behind the scenesof Hollywood's Golden Age, inside America's high court of glamour and notorietyin which Cary Grant was king. In his private life alongside Cannon, however, astory that began with all the romance of his famous films-Charade, ToCatch a Thief, An Affair to Remember or The Philadelphia Story-wouldend up taking a series of tragic and unpredictable twists and turns. Insharing Grant's inside story for the first time, Dear Cary is exactlywhat Hollywood is always looking for...?he next blockbuster, and a storyfor romance lovers of all ages.
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"Cannon describes her life with urbane and suave acting legend Cary Grant--from their romantic courtship to their loving marriage and the birth of their daughter. Ultimately, their shared life became bizarre and most unfortunate, if not tragic. Cannon projects a wistful and sometimes-distant tone in her narration, which works for the more romantic moments but not for the dramatic moments--which include descriptions of wild mood swings and experiments, at Grant's insistence, with LSD for the purpose of achieving enlightenment and a stronger marriage. Cannon, an accomplished actress in her own right, presents the story in a monotone and, with the exception of a few instances of controlling tears, seems emotionless in the face of highly dramatic material. Her narration does not propel the listener through the story nor does it sufficiently elevate the pedestrian text. W.A.G. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"
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