Freeport Community Library
Monday, Apr. 22, 6:00-7:30PM
Please join us on Monday, April 22 for an Author Talk with Mark Griffin. We will talk about his most recent book, All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson, published through HarperCollins. This talk will run from 6:00-7:30PM.
Rock Hudson was the ultimate movie star and reigned supreme in Hollywood for over forty years. He perfectly embodied the romantic masculinity of American films at the time, and won acclaim for several of his movies of varying genres, including Magnificent Obsession, Giant, and Pillow Talk. Rumors trailed him his whole career, but it was only when Hudson was in the last few months of his life, dying from AIDS, that his secret second-life of living as a gay man during those times really came to light.
Only after the passage of time could Mark Griffin paint such a complete, nuanced, heartbreaking portrait of this Hollywood icon that is sure to delight readers. There is a 30 minute documentary to accompany his Talk.
This talk is free and open to the public. Books will be available to purchase through the author. For questions or directions to the library, please visit freeportlibrary.com or call 865-3307.