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His wealth was legendary. His passions were bizarre. Now, the truth about the money, the madness, and the man behind the enigma. Howard Hughes is one of the best known and least understood men of our times--famed for his wealth, his daring, and his descent into madness. Bestselling biographer Charles Higham goes beyond the enigma to reveal the incredible private life of Howard Hughes: * his romances with the great stars of Hollywood--Katharine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Cary Grant, Tyrone Power, and numerous others* his forays into sadomasochism* his involvement with Richard Nixon and Watergate* his bizarre final yearsThis is a compelling portrait of a unique American figure--in a story as revealing as it is unforgettable.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312329976
ISBN-10: 0312329970
Format: Paperback
(240mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Charles Higham

Charles Higham is the author of such bestsellers as "The Duchess of Windsor"; "Kate: The Life of Katharine Hepburn"; and "Bette: The Life of Bette Davis." With coauthor Ray Moseley, he has written "Elizabeth and Philip: The Untold Story of the Queen of England and Her Prince," and biographies of Cary Grant and Merle Oberon. A former "New York Times" feature writer, Mr. Higham lives in Los Angeles.

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