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Marilyn [electronic resource] : Norma Jeane. Gloria Steinem.

Steinem, Gloria. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781453295335 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Open Road Media, 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Gloria Steinem's insightful and uniquely sensitive account of Hollywood's brightest star from the Golden AgeFew books have altered the perception of a celebrity as much as Marilyn. Gloria Steinem reveals that behind the familiar sex symbol lay a tortured spirit with powerful charisma, intelligence, and complexity. The book delves into a topic many other writers have ignored—that of Norma Jeane, the young girl who grew up with an unstable mother, constant shuffling between foster homes, and abuse. Steinem evocatively recreates that world, connecting it to the fragile adult persona of Marilyn Monroe. Her compelling text draws on a long, private interview Monroe gave to photographer George Barris, part of an intended joint project begun during Monroe's last summer. Steinem's Marilyn also includes Barris's extraordinary portraits of Monroe, taken just weeks before the star's death.
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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