Sinatra by Anthony Summers audiobook

Sinatra: The Life

By Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan
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Random House Audio 9780375414008
17.28 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781415922453

Packed with revelations, this is the first complete account of a career built on raw talent, sheer willpower--and criminal connections. Anthony Summers--bestselling author of Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe--and Robbyn Swan unveil stunning new information about Sinatra’s links to the Mafia, his crowded love life and his tangled relationships with U.S. presidents. Exclusive breakthroughs include the discovery of how the Mafia connection began--in a remote Sicilian village--and moving interviews with his lovers. Never-before-published conversations with Ava Gardner get to the core of the tragic passion that dominated his life, came close to destroying him, and made his best work heartbreakingly personal. Sinatra delivers the full life story of a complex, flawed genius.

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Packed with revelations, this is the first complete account of a career built on raw talent, sheer willpower--and criminal connections. Anthony Summers--bestselling author of Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe--and Robbyn Swan unveil stunning new information about Sinatra’s links to the Mafia, his crowded love life and his tangled relationships with U.S. presidents. Exclusive breakthroughs include the discovery of how the Mafia connection began--in a remote Sicilian village--and moving interviews with his lovers. Never-before-published conversations with Ava Gardner get to the core of the tragic passion that dominated his life, came close to destroying him, and made his best work heartbreakingly personal. Sinatra delivers the full life story of a complex, flawed genius.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Absorbingly comprehensive…The most definitive Sinatra bio to date.” Entertainment Weekly
The most definitive Sinatra bio to date. Entertainment Weekly“A definitive, generational work. . . . The first fully documented biography since Sinatra's death.
Well-researched, detailed analysis…Extensive documentation of the legendary crooner’s involvement with the mafia. USA Today
Fascinating...And you can say that in spades. Mr. Summers is an author I believe in. New York Post
“Compelling…It’s the depth and thoroughness of the authors’ research that make the biography noteworthy.” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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Author Bio: Anthony Summers

Author Bio: Anthony Summers

Anthony Summers is the bestselling author of a number of nonfiction books. His investigative books include Not in Your LifetimeOfficial and ConfidentialGoddess, a biography of Marilyn Monroe; and The Eleventh Day, a book on the 9/11 attacks and a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for History.

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Author Bio: Robbyn Swan

Author Bio: Robbyn Swan

Robbyn Swan takes pride in having worked some of the biggest stories of this century and the last, from the rise of the American Mafia, to the Hiss spy case, to the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Her 2011 book, The Eleventh Day: The Full Story of 9/11 & Osama bin Laden, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for History and won the prestigious Gold Dagger for nonfiction on the subject of crime.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 17.28
Audience: Adult
Language: English