Marlene Dietrich was a fascinating woman with a unique outlook on life. In Marlene Dietrich’s ABC’s, readers can indulge in a textual scrapbook of Dietrich’s musings, all listed in alphabetical order.
This particular book is not a biography or lengthy work. It is a compilation of various moments, memories, witticisms, tips, and even some very rough recipes for Dietrich’s favorite dishes. There is no specific focus to this work, save for the fact that all of the information is sourced and attributed to Dietrich herself.
Through reading this short book, readers can gain a better sense of understanding relating to what Dietrich valued and enjoyed throughout her life, on- and off-screen.
Marlene Dietrich’s ABC’s is available for purchase via the University Press of Kentucky.
I always wondered if the rumor was true that she had an affair with John Wayne.