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Smith, Liz 1923-2017

Overview
Works: 38 works in 77 publications in 1 language and 3,402 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Drama  Television series  Television melodramas  History  Documentary films  Interviews  Biographies  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Interviewer, Reporter, Host, Speaker, Reviewer
Classifications: PN4874.S563, B
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The mother book by Liz Smith( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compendium of trivia & grandeur concerning mothers, motherhood & maternity
Dishing : great dish--and dishes--from America's most beloved gossip columnist by Liz Smith( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a star-studded memoir, a reminiscence about great food and great meals, and a special kind of cookbook by Liz Smith, bestselling author and gossip columnist. Here, great dish and great dishes are artfully blended with anecdotes and spiced with Liz's sense of humor, instinct for a great story, and joie de vivre to produce a life-loving, sometimes bawdy, and always captivating read. Liz traces here her gradual education in haute cuisine, as well as her unashamed taste for down-home, stick-to-the-ribs cooking. She has watched Nicole Kidman devour a basket of bread before a full dinner at New York's Four Seasons and not gain an ounce. She has eaten al fresco off the hood of a car with Mike Nichols. She has been tempted by fattening cookies sent by Renée Zellweger. She has talked biscuits and gravy with Julia Roberts and eaten Elizabeth Taylor's trademark Jailhouse Chili and Chipped Beef à la Krupp Diamond. She revels in such dishes as Elvis Presley's favorite sandwich (peanut butter and banana) or Frito Pie (you'll love both these once you've tried them). From Kate Hepburn's brownies to pigs' feet, Liz not only names names but shares their most treasured recipes, as well as taking the reader on a gourmet tour of great meals
The wedding dress by Oleg Cassini( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a pictorial look at and commentary on the history of the wedding dress, with emphasis on the works and reminiscences of Oleg Cassini, along with other notable designers
Dominick Dunne : after the party( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inside scoop on the world's most famous chronicler in the age of celebrity. Join Dominick Dunne, Vanity Fair's most notorious celebrity journalist, and a parade of Hollywood and literary notables as they attempt to make sense of his shocking and tumultuous life. Set during his coverage of the Phil Spector murder trial
My Elizabeth by Firooz Zahedi( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a young man, photographer Zahedi became friends with Elizabeth Taylor, and the relationship changed his life. Now he shares his unforgettable photographs of Taylor, collected for the first time. Text explores her facets, and document her playful, carefree side away from movie sets and crowds
60 minutes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the spotlight turns to the one who gathers the gossip, it's not always comfortable. During an interview with CBS News Correspondent Mike Wallace on 60 Minutes celebrity journalist Liz Smith recalls one of her Alice-through-the-looking-glass encounters with the media
The great Getty : the life and loves of J. Paul Getty, the richest man in the world by Robert Lenzner( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I feel no qualms or reticence about likening The Getty Oil Company to an empire-and myself to a Caesar." "The meek shall inherit the earth-but not the mineral rights." "If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars." Getty on Getty "I wanted to find the real Getty. I wanted to explain how he made his incredible fortune and what this effort did not to him and those around him. Robert Lenzner In This first in-depth biography of the world's richest man, Boston Globe correspondent Robert Lenzner has done just that. Through interviews with those who were closest to Getty, the picture emerges of a truly miserly art collector, the great lover, the bigamist, the puritan, philanthropist, the suspected Nazi spy
Lark Rise to Candleford by Ann Tricklebank( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second season sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
Welcome to Michael's : great food, great people, great party! by Michael McCarty( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael McCarty has played a major role in defining a uniquely modern American attitude to cooking, dining, and entertaining since 1979, when he opened his first acclaimed Michael"s restaurant in Santa Monica, California. McCarty"s approach, now enjoyed on both coasts with the opening of Michael's New York in 1989, has always been refreshingly simple: start with the best ingredients, cook them in simple ways that highlight their natural qualities, pair them with great wines, and serve them in a relaxed yet stylish setting. The result, in Michael's own words, should be a "great party," which this book makes possible for any home cook. Adding to the lively spirit of Welcome to Michael's> are the voices of dozens of luminaries from the worlds of entertainment, the arts, the media, business, politics, and cooking who share their own insightful, sometimes irreverent opinions about the Michael's experience. The result is a book to be savored on many levels: as a guide to cooking for yourself, your family, and your friends and to entertaining with style; as a primer on the rewarding relationship between food and wine; and as an experience that comes as close as words and pictures possibly can to enjoying a meal at one of Michael's restaurants, surrounded by the luminous personalities who dine there
[New York Shakespeare Festival : related television coverage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of television coverage related to the New York Shakespeare Festival. Twelve segments from New York City, aired August 13 to September 23, 1986
Dominick Dunne : murder, he wrote( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the '50s and '60s, he was at the top of the Hollywood A-list. Within a decade, he was on the unemployment line. Dominick Dunne is famous for his stories and novels chronicling the lives of the rich and famous. Through rare photos, newsreel footage, and candid interviews with his friends, family and colleagues, reveal how drinking and drug use toppled the career of the one-time producer and cost him his marriage as well. Then, just as he was rebuilding his life, his daughter was murdered. But it was the shock of that tragedy that launched his second career as a journalist, and through the power of his words, he became what he always wished to be--a somebody. Gloria Vanderbilt, Liz Smith, and Stephen Sondheim help tell the convoluted tale of the writer, producer and journalist
Natural blonde : a memoir by Liz Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Memoir of Mary Elizabeth Smith [Liz Smith], who grew up to become the highest-paid print journalist in the world."--Jacket
Natural blonde by Liz Smith( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate insider, Liz Smith has hobnobbed, air-kissed, and lunched with just about everybody who's been anybody over the last half-century--and then rushed to tell the world all about it. In this candid, down-to-earth autobiography, she tells all about herself, and does it with the kind of style and warmth that has made her one of the most widely read columnists in history
2005 Theater Hall of Fame annual ceremony( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

1995 Theater Hall of Fame annual ceremony( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, the twelfth birthday gala: the American song by New York Pops( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tru( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This videotape consists of reviews and news reports devoted to Jay Presson Allen's Tru, a one-person show about author Truman Capote. Brief excerpts from the play are included, as well as two interviews with the show's star, Robert Morse
Interview with Floria V. Lasky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Floria V. Lasky, longtime attorney and specialist in entertainment law, discusses her career with interviewer Liz Smith. Ms. Lasky speaks of her education at Hunter College, her entry into the field of entertainment law, and her experiences with clients and friends such as Jerome Robbins, Tennessee Williams, Carson McCullers, Elia Kazan, Gypsy Rose Lee, June Havoc, David Merrick, Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner, Mary Martin, Berry Gordy, and the Trapp Family Singers
Admit weekend dinner by Liz Smith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Liz Smith, New York Post columnist, addresses an audience of current and prospective students at the Admit Weekend II dinner
The oxygen consumption for three sex types of Habrobracon juglandis (Ashmead) by Liz Smith( )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Dishing : great dish--and dishes--from America's most beloved gossip columnist
Alternative Names
Liz Smith écrivaine américaine

Liz Smith (journalist) Amerikaans journaliste

Liz Smith periodista estadounidense

Smith, Mary Elizabeth.

Smith, Mary Elizabeth 1923-

Smith, Mary Elizabeth, 1923-2017

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The wedding dressLark Rise to CandlefordNatural blonde : a memoirNatural blondeDishing : great dish--and dishes--from America's most beloved gossip columnistNatural blonde