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Read & download ´ Rita Moreno ↠ ❰BOOKS❯ ✮ Rita Moreno Author Rita Moreno – Connecfloor.co.uk In this luminous memoir Rita Moreno shares her remarkable journey from a young girl with simple beginnings in Puerto Rico  to Hollywood legend—and one of the few performers and the only Hispanic to In this luminous memoir Rita MoHere for the first time Rita reflects on her struggles to break through Hollywood’s racial and sexual barriers She explores the wounded little girl behind the glamorous façade—and what it took to find her place in the world She talks candidly about her relationship with Elvis Presley her encounters with  Howard Hughes and the passionate romance with Marlon Brando that drove her to attempt suicide And she shares the illusiveness of a  “perfect” marriage and the incomparable joys of motherhood Infused with Rita Moreno’s uick wit and deep insight this memoir is the dazzling portrait of a stage and screen star who longed to become who she really is—and triumphed.

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Arrios of the Bronx where she discovered dancing singing and acting as ways to escape a tumultuous childhood Making her Broadway debut  by age thirteen—and moving on to Hollywood in its Golden Age just a few years later—she worked alongside such stars as Gary Cooper  Yul Brynner and Ann Miller When discovered by Louis B Mayer of MGM the wizard himself declared “She looks like a Spanish Elizabeth Taylor”  Cast by Gene Kelly as Zelda Zanders in Singin’ in the Rain and then  on to her Oscar winning performance in West Side Story she catapulted to fame—yet found herself repeatedly typecast as the “utility ethnic” a role she found almost impossible to elude.

Read & download ´ Rita Moreno Rita Moreno is a Puerto Rican singer dancer and actress She is the only Hispanic and one of the few performers to have won an Emmy a Grammy an Oscar and a Tony and was the second Puerto Rican to win an Academy Award.

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Rita MorenoBOOKS Rita Moreno Author Rita Moreno Connecfloor.co.uk In this luminous memoir Rita Moreno shares her remarkable journey from a young girl with simple beginnings in Puerto Rico  to Hollywood legend—and one of the few performers and the only Hispanic to In this luminous memoir Rita Moreno shares her remarkable journey from a young girl with simple beginnings in Puerto Rico  to Hollywood legend—and one of the few performers and the only Hispanic to win an Oscar Grammy Tony and two Emmys Born Rosita Dolores Alverio in the idyll of Puerto Rico Moreno at age five embarked on a harrowing sea voyage with her mother and wound up in the harsh b.

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