Viewers have come to feel that they know Natalie Wood on the strength of such films as Rebel Without a Cause, Splendor in the Grass, and West Side Story, but the story of her life off-screen has long been obscured. Through firsthand accounts, Suzanne Finstad reconstructs a life of fame, loneliness, and loss, revealing painful truths in Wood's complex relationships with James Dean, Frank Sinatra, Warren Beatty, and Robert Wagner. Previously published as Natasha, this updated edition includes the stunning details Finstad presented to the LAPD, who reopened the investigation into Wood's 1981 drowning death.
"A poignant, intensely sympathetic portrait of the vulnerable, sensitive little girl who grew up to be the quintessential Hollywood star."—LATimes