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Marilyn Monroe : the private life of a public icon / Charles Casillo.

Casillo, Charles, (author.).
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  • 1 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B MONROE CAS (Text) 34207002178623 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies In process -
Jay Co PL - Portland B M753c (Text) 76383000461439 Adult New Shelf, B Checked out 08/29/2018
Lebanon PL - Lebanon B MONROE (Text) 34330513266602 Adult - New Non-Fiction Books In process -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library B MON (Text) 78551000537869 Biography Checked out 09/06/2018
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Monroe (Text) 31208912591692 new non-fiction In process -
Princeton PL - Princeton B Monroe Cas (Text) 30890000692564 New Adult Materials Upper level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250096869
  • ISBN: 1250096863
  • Physical Description: viii, 360 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2018]

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Includes bibliographic references and index.
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Part 1: A broken girl: Mama -- Struggle for survival -- Be a good girl -- The world becomes friendly -- A stray little kitten -- Rising -- Important meetings -- Part 2: The prefered blonde: The talk of Hollywood -- Melting the screen -- Dissatisfactions -- Elegant vulgarity -- Marilyn Inc -- New York actress -- A different suit -- Innocent monster -- Marriage -- Marilyn gets hot -- Truth -- Making love -- An unfit misfit -- A woman alone -- Nightmare -- Manic-depressive -- Age three five -- Doctor-patient relations -- Part 3: Close to Camelot: Compartmentalization -- Negated sex symbol -- Starting something -- Mass seduction -- Is Marilyn finished? -- Elizabeth and Marilyn -- Last sittings -- Sleepwalking -- Anger and despair -- Miscommunications -- We've lost her -- Epilogue: Lingering radiance.
Summary, etc.:
Based on new interviews and research, this ground-breaking biography explores the secret selves behind Marilyn Monroe's public facades. 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. Charles Casillo studies Monroe's life through the context of her times--in the days before feminism. Before there was adequate treatment for Marilyn's struggle with bipolar disorder. Starting with her abusive childhood, this biography exposes how--in spite of her fractured psyche--Marilyn's extreme ambition inspired her 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. --Provided by publisher.
Subject: Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962
Motion picture actors and actresses > United States > Biography

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