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‘Furious Love’: The fire that was Liz and Dick

Published 06/26/2010, Newsday

What was in that last letter Richard Burton wrote to ex-wife Elizabeth Taylor on Aug. 2, 1984, just three days before his death? Taylor isn’t telling, but it’s the only one of 40 letters from Burton that she didn’t share with Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger for “Furious Love,” their own hefty love letter to the tempestuous Hollywood couple whose tabloid-ready antics make Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie seem about as exciting as the farm couple from “American Gothic.”

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