Catherine Shoard ratings Kate: The Girl Who Was Simply Katharine Hepburn by William J. Mann
That Katharine Hepburn swung both methods just isn’t, on expression, too large a bombshell. She called herself ‘Jimmy’. She won her first tennis competition aged 16. She invested three years with somebody called Phyllis. ‘we place jeans on 50 years back and declared a kind of center road, ‘ she said, aged 70.
There have been other tips, too – ‘I would personallyn’t provide 10 guys for just about any one girl, ‘ she once insisted. ‘All guys are poops. ‘
No, the surprise of William J. Mann’s jumbo revisionist biography is simply just exactly just exactly how people that are many her were similarly inclined. First from the wardrobe is Katharine’s cousin, Tom, simply 15 as he killed himself, most likely being outcome of their intimate confusion. Save from Kate’s short-lived industrialist spouse, Ludlow Ogden Smith, all her boyfriends had been bisexual, including Howard Hughes, John Ford and also Spencer Tracey.