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Withhonesty and heart-rending emotion, actress and filmmaker DyanCannon tells the story of her topsy-turvy relationship with Hollywood legendCary Grant. Cannon’s captivating narrative takes the reader behind the scenesof Hollywood’s Golden Age, inside America’s high court of glamour and notorietyin which Cary Grant was king. In his private life alongside Cannon, however, astory that began with all the romance of his famous films—Charade, ToCatch a Thief, An Affair to Remember or The Philadelphia Story—wouldend up taking a series of tragic and unpredictable twists and turns. Insharing Grant’s inside story for the first time, Dear Cary is exactlywhat Hollywood is always looking for . . . the next blockbuster, and a storyfor romance lovers of all ages.  

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    A solid Autobiography

    This book took me a long time to work my way through - it wasn't that I didn't like it. I actually have always been fascinated by Cary Grant. I read it more for his story then for Dyan's. Part of it made me sad for both of them. It is worth the time and I think a fair assessment of Dyan's opinions of her husband. I hope their daughter actually appreciates how challenging the writing of this was. I'm glad she shared her perspective and story.

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    Cary Grant

    Best was the end where she was strong and shared how she sees the world Very interesting I am not a movie fan

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    A new side

    A heart felt memoir.

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    Dear Cary

    Very well told!

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    Dear Cary

    As indicated, I found the book okay, but nothing special. I'm not really sure what the point of this book was supposed to be. I didn't find it empowering or uplifting, but more a steady stream of victim analysis. The author, who I have always thought of as a "B" actress, comes across as more victim than anything else. The portrait painted of Cary Grant is certainly not flattering, any more than the portrait Cannon paints of herself. I also found some of the incidents portrayed as more fiction than truth. I found some of them impossible to accept, in spite of, or perhaps because of the detail provided. All in all, it's an okay book to spend a few days reading.

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