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Audrey in Rome - Luca Dotti

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Assembled by Audrey Hepburn's son Luca Dotti, Audrey in Rome is an intimate collection of almost two hundred candid photographs of the beloved actress and much-imitated style icon during the twenty-year period she made Rome her home.

A private album of rare snapshots—many never published before—of Audrey Hepburn in her everyday life as a citizen of the Eternal City, Audrey in Rome is a treasure for every fan of her films and her impeccable, timeless style. With an introduction by Dotti that reveals Audrey's private side and three photo-filled chapters organized by decade, the book captures the actress as she strolls around the city alone and with family and friends, walks her Yorkie, Mr. Famous, has breakfast in Piazza Navona, visits the local florist, and more. The book also contains set photographs of the films she made during her Rome years (Roman Holiday, War and Peace, The Nun's Story, Breakfast at Tiffany's) and of the famous clothes and accessories that helped create her iconic look. Irresistible as the actress herself, Audrey in Rome opens the door to Hepburn's personal world.

About the Author

Luca Dotti is the son of Audrey Hepburn and Dr. Andrea Dotti, an Italian psychiatrist and the second husband of Audrey Hepburn. A graphic artist, Dotti also works with his brother Sean H. Ferrer at the Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund, founded in 1994 to help needy children around the world. He lives in Rome with his wife and two children.

Sciascia Gambaccini is the fashion director at A magazine, published by Rizzoli in Milan. She has worked as a fashion director at Vogue Italia, Interview, Marie Claire, and Jane. She has also been a fashion editor at Lei, Per Lui, and Harper's Bazaar. She is a resident of Milan and New York.

Ludovica Damiani is a film and theater writer and producer. From 2003 to 2006, she developed the program for the Moving Pictures Art Show for the Venice Biennale. The communications director of the film production company Wildside and a contributor to the International Film Festival in Rome, she is the author of Set in Venice (2009).

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A truly beautiful book

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    ISBN: 9780062238825
    ISBN-10: 0062238825
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 192
    Published: 23rd April 2013
    Dimensions (cm): 25.6 x 20.9  x 2.2
    Weight (kg): 0.75