By People Staff
Updated February 06, 1989 12:00 PM


What once seemed the epitome of Hollywood dream tales—Lana Turner’s life—seems a nightmare in this book by Turner’s daughter, Cheryl Crane. Crane recalls, among other tribulations, fatally stabbing her mother’s boyfriend, mobster Johnny Stompanato, in 1958. Justifiable homicide was the ruling; reformatories, private schools and suicide attempts the aftermath. (Avon)

TRUMP: THE ART OF THE DEAL Okay, he’s excessively fond of his last name, but not since Monte Hall has making a you-know-what seemed the stuff of such a legend, and with co-author Tony Schwartz, Donald Trump makes this moguls’ manual not only manageable but fascinating. (Warner)