A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)
RRP $56.99 $29.19 Save $27.80 (49%)
Free shipping Australia wide
Ships from UK supplier
|Format:||Hardback, 168 pages|
|Other Information: ||7 illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 December 2008|
This title offers a detailed look at the evolution of one of America's most unconventional and unpredictable celebrities.Angelina Jolie has understandably created a mystique in the eyes of the public. A rare beauty and skilled actress, she has already earned an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Academy award. Her unconventional personal life, however, has consistently drawn as much attention as her acting skills. Over the past decade, fans have watched her evolve from Hollywood's rebellious wild child - infamous for her bold tattoos and two-year marriage to actor Billy-Bob Thornton - to a mother and committed human rights advocate. Together she and Brad Pitt have adopted three international children, sparking an adoption trend among other celebrities. Best known for portraying strong, edgy women in film, Jolie exudes her own strength off-screen as she gracefully balances the pressures of family life, humanitarian efforts, and a flourishing career.This detailed biography includes a chronology of significant events, illustrations, and a bibliography of print and electronic resources. It is ideal for fans and general readers looking to learn more about one of today's most intriguing and sought-after celebrities.
About the Author
Kathleen Tracy is a Los Angeles-based journalist. She is the author of over 20 titles, including Elvis Presley: A Biography (2006) and Jennifer Lopez: A Biography (2008).
"A journalist based in Los Angeles, Tracy narrates the life and career of film actress Jolie, from her birth in 1975 to her 2008 appearance in "Wanted "and the birth of her twins in France. Consistent with the series format, she discusses family background, childhood, education, personal and professional influences, and accomplishments and contributions." -
Reference & Research Book News
|Publisher: ||Greenwood Press|
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 15.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.34 kg)|