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Theodora Getty Gaston recalls life with J. Paul Getty in 'Alone Together'
Theodora Getty Gaston recalls life with J. Paul Getty in 'Alone Together'

The crimson-haired woman makes sure to offer snacks to each person entering the room. She's seated at the end, next to a carved marble fireplace that doesn't entirely match the rest of the neutral corporate décor. It used to be different here. "It was a very beautiful living room, with beautiful chairs and lovely couches," she says. That's when this place was hers and J. Paul Getty's. They called it their ranch; we call it the Getty Villa. Theodora Getty Gaston — Teddy — will turn 100 this month, just in time for the publication of her new memoir, "Alone Together: My Life With J. Paul Getty" (Ecco: 416 pp., $26.99). In person,...

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