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The Resource The ear of the heart : an actress' journey from Hollywood to holy vows, Mother Dolores Hart and Richard DeNeut

The ear of the heart : an actress' journey from Hollywood to holy vows, Mother Dolores Hart and Richard DeNeut

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The ear of the heart : an actress' journey from Hollywood to holy vows
Title
The ear of the heart
Title remainder
an actress' journey from Hollywood to holy vows
Statement of responsibility
Mother Dolores Hart and Richard DeNeut
Title variation
ear of the heart
Title variation remainder
an actress journey from Hollywood to holy vows
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Language
eng
Summary
"Dolores Hart stunned Hollywood in 1963, when after ten highly successful feature films, she chose to enter a contemplative monastery. Now, fifty years later, Mother Dolores gives this fascinating account of her life, with co-author and life-long friend, Richard DeNeut. Dolores was a bright and beautiful college student when she made her film debut with Elvis Presley in Paramount's 1957 Loving You. She acted in nine more movies with other big stars such as Montgomery Clift, Anthony Quinn and Myrna Loy. She also gave a Tony-nominated performance in the Broadway play The Pleasure of His Company and appeared in television shows, including The Virginian and Playhouse 90. An important chapter in her life occurred while playing Saint Clare in the movie Francis of Assisi, which was filmed on location in Italy. Born Dolores Hicks to a complicated and colorful Chicago family, Mother Dolores has travelled a charmed yet challenging road in her journey toward God, serenity and, yes, love. She entered the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Connecticut, at the peak of her career, not in order to leave the glamorous world of acting she had dreamed of since childhood, but in order to answer a mysterious call she heard with the "ear of the heart". While contracted for another film and engaged to be married, she abandoned everything to become a bride of Christ"--Dust jacket
Summary
Recounts the life of the actress turned nun who entered a contemplative monastery after ten highly successful feature films
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10187047
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
200
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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an actress' journey from Hollywood to holy vows
Label
The ear of the heart : an actress' journey from Hollywood to holy vows, Mother Dolores Hart and Richard DeNeut
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Control code
818738322
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 457 p., [64] p. of plates
Isbn
9781586177478
Lccn
2012933885
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)818738322
Label
The ear of the heart : an actress' journey from Hollywood to holy vows, Mother Dolores Hart and Richard DeNeut
Publication
Control code
818738322
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 457 p., [64] p. of plates
Isbn
9781586177478
Lccn
2012933885
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)818738322

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