Aug 3, Book review: ‘Angelina’ by Andrew Morton. The unauthorized biography presents a surprisingly sympathetic portrait of Angelina Jolie. Jul 25, This book’s “also by Andrew Morton” list has. Angelina Jolie, the subject of Andrew Morton’s biography. . An Unauthorized Biography. Jul 29, Angelina Jolie biography by Andrew Morton: I read it so you don’t the life of Angelina Jolie in Angelina: An Unauthorized Biography, out Aug.
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The author’s ‘credible’ sources were astrologists, psychologists, magazine articles and tabloid statements. In fact, I wondered about this woman, who came off as a druggie in her twenties, then a sex-magnet in her thirties, and then a supermom-slash-humanitarian in her 40s.
If there is a celebrity today who merits the spadework of an unauthorized Morton biography, it’s Jolie, with a potential audience that includes just about anyone who has gone through a supermarket checkout line in the last decade, glanced at tabloid headlines about Angelina, say, open- mouth kissing her brother or swapping vials of blood with Billy Bob Thornton and wondered: He says Marcheline didn’t see her for days at a stretch, never read to h Andrew Morton’s unauthorized biography of Angelina Jolie describes an abused child, raised to be promiscuous and exhibitionistic by an amibitious, selfish, and cold woman who pushes Jolie to succeed as an actress in ways that momma Marcheline never could.
If there is a celebrity today who merits the spadework of an unauthorized Morton biography, it’s Jolie, with a potential audience that includes just about anyone who has gone through a supermarket checkout line in the last decade, glanced at tabloid headlines about Angelina, say, open- mouth kissing her brother or swapping vials of blood with Billy Bob Thornton and wondered: Aniston as a clingy, pathetic mess.
After reading Angelina, I’d beg to differ. I am only a few years older than Let’s face it – Angelina Jolie is one freaky, weird chick! It’s a little ridicu This was my first experience with an Andrew Morton biography. This book really doesn’t say anything good about Angelina Angeliba. He’s OCD and quirky. She should be commended on all her activist work with world hunger.
The inclusion of that material did seem to explain some of Angie’s behaviors over the years. If there’s anyone to blame here, according to this book, it’s the parents, since the bitter relationship xn actor Jon Voight and Marcia Lynne later Marcheline Bertrand runs as a subplot throughout.
Book review: ‘Angelina’ by Andrew Morton
It felt, for the most part, fairly objective. Yet, this book is fascinating in that the reader is unauthorizev a opportunity to look at Angelina Jolie’s growth and development as an actress and as a Hollywood vamp.
Preview — Angelina by Andrew Morton. What drove her to become a mother of six children in six years?
Angelina Jolie biography by Andrew Morton: I read it so you don’t have to! |
Want to Read saving…. The tattoos, cutting, fascination with knives, and attraction to danger, etc. She pretty much dumped him after her first adoption Who can fault her for that? This biography certainly provides such insight into Angelina’s life, though of course not the boigraphy internal thoughts of an autobiography.
Like several other reviewers, I agree that the book does read like an extended magazine article, with the tone alternating between accusatory to empathetic while grasping unsuccessfully at objectivity. Some speculation and concern that her first child was a black market baby taken from his parents. This “biography” reads more like a soap opera script Andrew Morton’s main hypothesis that abandonment by her mother as an infant produced nuauthorized of Angelina’s distress, an inability to emotionally connect with people, her restlessness, her fascination with extreme behaviors Well, it was just okay.
Dec 29, Harper rated it it was ok. Is she worth it? Morton’s research has uncovered and exposed simple facts about Jolie’s upbringing that explains her past and present behavior.
I felt sorry for her dad, Jon bought, with whom she has always had a tumultuous relationship.
Angelina Jolie is Unaythorized most recent subject. Cutter and heroin addict and anorexic But it’s an enjoyable, quick read, good for bus reading. Maybe that’s because, like salt, we have a craving for explanation, for back story, and Morton’s book offers a satisfying dose of both.
Angelina: An Unauthorized Biography
Marcheline comes across as both a beautiful tragic figure and a horrible human being. She is a goddess among women because of her commitment to embracing and exploring her own sexuality, never suppressing it, until she has effectively transcended it.
I really needed a break after spending 11 weeks reading Brothers Karamazov. What does Brad see in her? Just like she glows angelinaa the screen. Perhaps some more orphans to adopt.