By Getty, Jean Paul; Getty, Jean Paul; Gaston, Teddy Getty; Diehl, Digby

ISBN-10: 0062219715

ISBN-13: 9780062219718

It was once 1935. Flame-haired Teddy Lynch entire making a song "Alone jointly" on the swanky nightclub the hot Yorker and left the degree to discover a captivating stranger at her buddies' desk. It used to be Jean Paul Getty, enigmatic oil magnate and America's first billionaire. In her passionate, unflinchingly sincere memoir of 2 outsize lives entwined, Theodora "Teddy" Getty Gaston, now 100 years outdated, unearths the glamorous Read more...


Tells the real tale in their three-decade lengthy love affair and its aftermath, a sweeping saga of ardour, event, risk, betrayal and tragedy. Read more...

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I could feel his body; it was burning. We lay there, kind of in spoon fashion, for what seemed like hours. I was very scared, and when he touched my breasts, I started to tremble. ” I pleaded. This only made him angry. He yanked down my pajamas. His legs forced mine apart, and he moved on top of me. I tried to fight him off, but he was too strong. I cried out, but he covered my mouth. “Shush, babe, I’m not going to hurt you. ” “No, Dad, you can’t do this to me.  . He was having an orgasm, and it happened so fast—and then he lay still.

I couldn’t tell my mom, because it was about Dad. For years, my situation at home had been difficult. I figured his drinking made him do what he did to me, and like most abused children of that era, I remained silent. Singing wasn’t just a career ambition for me. It was something to look forward to, a way out of a bad situation.  . ” In seconds, I’d be out of bed and down those stairs to defend her! It was horrifying to see him looking quite out of his mind and Mother standing there, terrified.

I’m sure he wasn’t looking forward to giving Mr. Luciano the bad news. “Too bad,” he said. ” As he spoke, I could feel the Miami sun’s rays beating down on me. I wished for a second that I was the kind of girl for this part, but I wasn’t. Moments later the chilling winds of winter reminded me that I’d better start walking home. There were no taxis in sight. Heading back to the apartment, I wondered what Mother would say if I told her Lucky Luciano, the famous gangster, had invited me to go to Florida with him.

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