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By Scott Thorson, Alex Thorleifson

During this strangely frank ebook Scott Thorson tells all: the nice, the undesirable, and the grotesque truths a few mythical entertainer who went to outrageous extremes to avoid public wisdom of his homosexuality. Liberace's unsatisfied youth, ruled through a mom decided to strength him right into a live performance occupation, serves because the prologue for a narrative that is going directly to element Liberace s early appearances in honky-tonks, his circulation to ny to hunt reputation, and, eventually, his first reserving in Las Vegas, the place he was once courted by way of the Mafia. His successes create a shiny counterpoint to a darker story of a guy hungry for energy, given to each extra. Liberace's credo "too a lot of an excellent factor is wonderful" is mirrored right here in his acquisition of latest fanatics, sumptuous houses, a wide selection of pornography, and a complete of twenty-six residence canines. at the back of the Candelabra additionally finds the main points of the essentially delicate love affair among Liberace and Thorson whom Liberace despatched to his personal plastic doctor to have his face transformed in Liberace's personal photo! This fast moving tale, sprinkled with anecdotes approximately recognized entertainers reminiscent of Michael Jackson and Shirley MacLaine, ends with an intimate examine Liberace's ultimate days as he lay loss of life of AIDS and his deathbed reconciliation with Scott.

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