Boek cover Marilyn Monroe van Charles Casillo

Marilyn Monroe

The Private Life of a Public Icon

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uitgever St Martin's Press
Taal Engels
Bindwijze Hardcover
Aantal paginas 368 pagina's
Illustraties Nee
Auteur(s) Charles Casillo
Uitgever St Martin's Press
Extra groot lettertype Nee
Gewicht 601 g
Studieboek Nee
Verpakking breedte 239 mm
Verpakking hoogte 29 mm
Verpakking lengte 239 mm

Boekbeschrijving

Marilyn Monroe. Her beauty still captivates. Her love life still fascinates. Her story still dominates popular culture. Now, drawing on years of research and dozens of new interviews this biography cuts through decades of lies and secrets and introduces you to the Marilyn Monroe you always wanted to know: a living, breathing, complex woman, bewitching and maddening, brilliant yet flawed. Casillo studies Monroe's life through the context of her times - in the days before feminism. Before there was adequate treatment for bipolar disorder. Starting with her abusive childhood, this biography exposes how - in spite of her fractured psyche - Marilyn managed to transform each celebrated love affair and each tragedy into another step in her journey towards immortality. Casillo fully explores the last two years of her life, including her involvement with both John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert, and the mystery of her last day.

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