I found her life fascinating! I didn't know much about her before I read the book, so I kept my mind open with what I was about to find out about her. Her life was filled with so much drama and tragedy, but she always maintained her dignity throughout it, which is admirable. She was a child star, a teen queen, an Oscar nominee and a mother. She was also a great beauty and raw talent, who wasn't always given the right role or the right movie, and turned down one too many films that would have solidified her as more of a Hollywood treasure. Still, I couldn't put the book down. It was a real page-turner! I now have seen a lot of her work and respect her for her talent and consider her one of my all-time favorites and a tremendously underrated actress of her time.