Angelina

Angelina

An Unauthorized Biography

Book - 2010
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"I like to collect knives," says Angelina Jolie, "but I also collect first edition books." At first glance, she might seem to be someone without any secrets, talking openly about her love life, sexual preferences, drug use, cutting, and tattoos--and why she kissed her brother on the lips in public. And yet mysteries remain: What was really going on in her brief, impulsive marriages to Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton, and what is going on in her partnership with Brad Pitt? What's behind the oft-reported feud with her father, the Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight? What drove her to become a mother of six children in six years? And--perhaps most puzzling of all--what about the other side of Angelina: How did this talented but troubled young actress, barely 35 years old, become a respected Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations as well as the "most powerful celebrity in the world" (unseating Oprah Winfrey) on Forbes' 2009 Celebrity 100 list?

The answers that Andrew Morton has uncovered are astonishing, taking us deep inside Angelina's world to show us what shaped her as a child, as an actress, and as a woman struggling to overcome personal demons that have never before been revealed. In this spellbinding biography, Andrew Morton draws upon far-reaching original interviews and research, accompanied by exclusive private photographs, to show us the true story behind both the wild excesses of Angelina's youth and her remarkable work with children and victims of poverty and disaster today.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780312555610
031255561X
Branch Call Number: 791.43028092 Jolie -M
Characteristics: 328 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)

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mance19
Aug 06, 2011

this book is an inspiration...

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Astrolily
Oct 16, 2010

Not well written, at times boring. Enforced what I already thought, despite her charity work she is self centered and shallow. Not a good book.

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quitenak
Sep 12, 2010

Wow, did Jon Voight commission this book to make himself look good and everyone else like an ass? Andrew Morton, shame. I just finished it to see how awful it truly was............

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