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

Casillo, Charles, (author.).
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  • 6 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 11 total copies.

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 Checked out 11/01/2018
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza BIO MONROE marilyn (Text) 840191002521752 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville B MONROE (Text) 39230031900754 Adult New Books Checked out 10/22/2018
Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIOGRAPHY Monroe (Text) 36626103969168 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland B M753c (Text) 76383000461439 Adult New Shelf, B Checked out 10/23/2018
Lebanon PL - Lebanon B MONROE (Text) 34330513266602 Adult - New Non-Fiction Books Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 MON (Text) 37323005411445 NEW-BKS Checked out 10/13/2018
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library B MON (Text) 78551000537869 Biography Checked out 11/01/2018
Princeton PL - Princeton B Monroe Cas (Text) 30890000692564 New Adult Materials Upper level Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 921 MON (Text) 30032010731591 NEW ADULT Available -
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Record details

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

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographic references (pages [347]-352) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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 preferred 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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