Howard Hughes: The Secret Life

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Virgin, 2004 - Air pilots - 414 pages
Howard Hughes had various personas: aviator, film producer, entrepreneur and recluse. Revealing the private scandals, his affairs with Hollywood stars (male and female) and his involvement in Watergate, this book ties in with the release of a film about Hughes' early life, called The Aviator and starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

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HOWARD HUGHES: The Secret Life

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An outing of the billionaire closet bisexual by Higham, whose bios include lives of Cary Grant, Brando, Orson Welles, the Duchess of Windsor, and L.B. Mayer, among others. Higham does his research an ... Read full review

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Disapointing read. Too much about his sexual exploits and not enough about his business successes and failures. It does seem to imply he wasn't a particulary good business man and his wealth was more due to the people employed. I find this hard to believe.

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About the author (2004)

Charles Higham was Hollywood correspondent for the New York Times for many years. He is the author of the best-selling Errol Flynn and other biographies.

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