By Sid Luft,Randy L. Schmidt
Previously unpublished, Sid Luft's intimate autobiography tells his and Judy's tale in hard-boiled but stylish prose. It starts on a fateful evening in manhattan urban whilst the now not rather divorced Judy Garland and the no longer fairly divorced Sid Luft meet at Billy Reed's Little membership and fall for every other.
The romance lasted Judy's lifetime, regardless of the separations, the reconciliations, and the divorce. below Luft's administration, Judy got here again larger than ever, construction a making a song profession that rivaled Sinatra's. even though, her drug dependencies and suicidal developments positioned a major pressure at the relationship.
Sid didn't whole his memoir; it resulted in 1960 after Judy employed David Begelman and Freddie Fields to regulate her occupation. yet Randy L. Schmidt, acclaimed editor of Judy Garland on Judy Garland and writer of Little lady Blue: The lifetime of Karen Carpenter, seamlessly pieced jointly the ultimate element of the e-book from vast interviews with Sid, such a lot formerly unpublished.
Despite every thing, Sid by no means stopped loving Judy and not forgave himself for now not with the ability to finally shop her from the demons that drove her to an early loss of life at age forty-seven in 1969. Sid served as leader conservator of the Garland legacy until eventually his demise on the age of eighty-nine in 2005. this is often his testomony to the affection of his life.
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Judy and I: My Life with Judy Garland by Sid Luft,Randy L. Schmidt