Leni: The Life and Work of Leni Riefenstahl (Paperback)
The Life and Work of Leni Riefenstahl
Vintage Books USA, 9780307387752, 386pp.
Publication Date: February 12, 2008
A riveting and illuminating biography of one of the most fascinating and controversial personalities of the twentieth century.
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Praise For Leni: The Life and Work of Leni Riefenstahl…
“Brilliant. . . . It’s difficult to overpraise Bach’s efforts. . . . A compulsively readable and scrupulously crafted work . . . . [Bach created] an almost novelistically compelling narrative of a life endlessly obfuscated by lies.”
—The Los Angeles Times Book Review
“Energetic . . . Serves as [a] much needed corrective to all the spin, evasions and distortions of the record purveyed by Riefenstahl.”
—The New York Times
“Fascinating. . . . The definitive new biography from Steven Bach should silence any lingering Riefenstahl apologists. . . . [He] bravely sorts through the mountain of falsehoods.” —Film Comment
“Fascinating. . . . Leni is a cautionary tale about an artist whose prodigious determination and ambition seem to have been unmediated by the slightest influence of conscience, soul, or heart.”
—O, The Oprah Magazine