Mr. S by George Jacobs

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"Mr. S: My Life with Frank Sinatra, by former valet-aide George Jacobs with an oh-so-able assist by William Stadiem, has at least five quotable and shocking remarks about the famous on every page. The fifteen years Jacobs toiled for Frank produces a classic of its genre -- a gold-star gossip-lover's dream....

"The rest is showbiz history as it was, and only Ava Gardner, Humphrey Bogart, and Betty Bacall are spared. Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, Juliet Prowse, Noel Coward, Cole Porter, Mia Farrow, Elvis Presley, Swifty Lazar, Dean Martin, Peggy Lee, Sammy Davis Jr., Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Jimmy van Heusen, Edie Goetz, Peter Lawford, and all of the Kennedys come in for heaping portions of 'deep dish,' served hot. Sordid, trashy, funny, and so rat-a-tat with its smart inside info and hip instant analysis that some of it seems too good to be true....


About George Jacobs

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Jacobs is a master chef and carpenter. William Stadiem is the coauthor of the "New York Times" bestsellers "Mr. S" and "Marilyn Monroe Confidential.
Published April 25, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 288 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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George Jacobs and Bill Stadiem's gloriously lurid Mr. S belongs to that peculiar subset of literature written by (or, as is more often the...

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