Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

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Description

This biography is based upon newly released primary sources, including private letters from key players in Marilyn Monroe's life. The author travelled around America to do her research and talked to Arthur Miller, Anna Freud, Yves Montant and Monroe's psychiatrist.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 34mm | 421.85g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 32pp b&w photographs
  • 0752826921
  • 9780752826929
  • 1,521,840

Review quote

"Engrossing. . . . Restores Marilyn's humanity. . . . A gripping and corrective book."--Molly Haskell, New York Timesshow more

About Barbara Leaming

Barbara Leaming is one of America's premier biographers. With the help of Orson Welles she was the first to write a serious biography of this noted director and actor. Her other subjects include Bette Davis, Rita Hayworth, Katharine Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe and Jackie Kennedy. She is married and lives in Connecticut.show more

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2 7% (112)
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