Thorndike Press

Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis

  • Kathryn Sermak
  • Danelle Morton
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  • ISBN-10: 1432843532
  • ISBN-13: 9781432843533
  • DDC: B
  • Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs ( .50 kgs)
  • 412 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released September 2017
  • Simultaneous Publications

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Miss D and Me is a story of two powerful women, one at the end of her life and the other at the beginning. As Bette Davis aged she was looking for an assistant, but she found something more than that in Kathryn: a loyal and loving buddy, a co-conspirator in her jokes and schemes, and a competent assistant whom she trained never to miss a detail. But Miss D had strict rules for Kathryn about everything from how to eat a salad to how to wear her hair . . . even the spelling of Kathryn's name was changed (adding the "y") per Miss D's request. Throughout their time together, the two grew incredibly close, and Kathryn had a front-row seat to the larger-than-life Davis's career renaissance in her later years, as well as to the humiliating public betrayal that nearly killed Miss D.

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Customer Reviews

“A chronicle of the last years of a cinema legend as told by her personal assistant. . . . a poignant portrait of an aging screen icon struggling to live her life with the grandeur to which she had become accustomed.”

— Kirkus Reviews