Me : stories of my life

by Katharine Hepburn

Paper Book, 1991

Status

Available

Publication

New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991.

Description

The memoir of the legendary actress. She reflects on her childhood, family, early days in New York, the importance of her beloved country home, her friendship with Spencer Tracy, and her career.

User reviews

LibraryThing member btuckertx
Let's keep it simple... "Wow, what an ego."
LibraryThing member bookwoman247
This was a quick, entertaining book. Hepburn was such a fascinating person.

While most celebrity bios, at least today, seem to be written by someone else, and not much more than self-aggrandizing publicity efforts, this seemed to me to be the real deal - honest, open, no excuses. It really did seem to be written by a woman who had lived a fascinating life, who had reached her last few years, and who was looking back; remembering, taking stock.

It was very enjoyable.
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LibraryThing member msteketee
in her own words. precisely as she might have said them to you if she were in the room narrating the story. in fact, this exists as a book on tape with kate reading her own words. o.my.god. timeless.
LibraryThing member Kaethe
The books is a great read, because Hepburn is amusing although not very revealing. But I highly recommend the audio, read by Hepburn. Even better.
LibraryThing member nancynova
rabck from dvg; autobiography of Katharine Hepburn. An unconventional actress, the chapters are different chains of thought about her life and career. I knew about Spencer Tracy, but never realized that she had been married and that she had been involved with Howard Hughes also.
LibraryThing member jennastine
This is probably my favorite memoir. I had been a fan of Hepburn's films before reading this book, but I felt I knew her as a person after completing it. Her wry sense of humor and noncomformist attitude made her life an interesting one and made this book fun to read. Hepburn does discuss sad times as well, highlighting her brother's death at 15 and her partner Spencer Tracy's long illness and death. Hepburn's tale of how she wasn't allowed at Tracy's funeral is a particularly poignant moment.… (more)
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