Marilyn Monroe Private and Confidential (Paperback)
|Author: Michelle Morgan|
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From the Publisher:
For the first time in paperback, this valuable biography by thepresident of Marilyn Monroe's UK fan club contains the mostcomprehensive collection of primary source material on MarilynMonroe, covering all stages of her life. It includes seventy rare andunpublished photographs. They include locations from various periodsof her life?the schools she attended as Norma Jeane, theballroom where she danced with first husband Jim Dougherty, thestreet where Marilyn claimed she was attacked by an intruder, andcandid shots of her on the sets of films.
Morgan has also interviewed every single person accessible whoknew or was related to Marilyn in any way, including the mainplayers in her life, as well as work colleagues, and more casualacquaintances. More than fifty interviewees are featured, manywho've never gone on the record before, including contacts fromher orphaned childhood and early years?details of which untilnow have remained mysterious. Documentary sources rangefrom the private testimony of her gynecologist, to the previouslyundisclosed Laurence Olivier papers relating to Marilyn's timein England. Following a series of sensationalist biographies ofMarilyn Monroe in recent years, this comprehensive, meticulouslyresearched volume brings an important, fresh perspective tothe many controversies in her life, and will serve as an essentialsourcebook of documentary and photographic evidence.