Anything Your Little Heart Desires: An American Family Story by Patricia Bosworth

By Patricia Bosworth

Patricia Bosworth’s awesome and compelling memoir of energy, politics, and relations via the most defining eras in American history


The FBI stored a mystery file on him. He was once a confidante to stars; adviser to politicians; and attorney to the likes of William Randolph Hearst, Rita Hayworth, and the blacklisted Hollywood Ten, whom he defended throughout the residence Un-American actions Committee trials of 1947. Bartley C. Crum was once additionally Patricia Bosworth’s father—a usually absent, unrelentingly principled, and stubbornly self-destructive one. Anything Your Little middle wants is Bosworth’s memoir of existence with him, and of the momentous occasions that formed his lifetime, from the hot Deal to the chilly warfare and the anti-Communist fervor that jolted American life.


Using interviews, journals, letters, and her father’s personal records, Bosworth offers a profoundly own portrait of the daddy she by no means absolutely knew, and the political forces that formed a nation.


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