Marilyn: Norma Jeane

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Open Road Media #ad - 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, constant shuffling between foster homes, the young girl who grew up with an unstable mother, and abuse.

Steinem’s marilyn also includes Barris’s extraordinary portraits of Monroe, taken just weeks before the star’s death. Few books have altered the perception of a celebrity as much as Marilyn. 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.

Marilyn: Norma Jeane #ad - . This national bestselling biography is the insightful and uniquely sensitive account of the iconic 1950s sex symbol from the feminist author and activist. Steinem evocatively recreates that world, connecting it to the fragile adult persona of Marilyn Monroe.

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My Story

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Taylor Trade Publishing #ad - Lavishly illustrated with photos of Marilyn, this special book celebrates the life and career of an American icon—-from the unique perspective of the icon herself. Written at the height of her fame but not published until over a decade after her death, this autobiography of actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe 1926-1962 poignantly recounts her childhood as an unwanted orphan, her early adolescence, her rise in the film industry from bit player to celebrity, and her marriage to Joe DiMaggio.

. In this intimate account of a very public life, she tells of her first non-consensual sexual experience, her romance with the Yankee Clipper, and her prescient vision of herself as "the kind of girl they found dead in the hall bedroom with an empty bottle of sleeping pills in her hand. The marilyn in these pages is a revelation: a gifted, intelligent, vulnerable woman who was far more complex than the unwitting sex siren she portrayed on screen.

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Marilyn Monroe: The Biography

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Dansker Press #ad - This biography of hollywood icon marilyn monroe makes use of over 150 interviews and more than 35, 000 pages of previously sealed files, letters, including Monroe's diaries, and other personal and revealing documents. Spoto comments on previous books about Marilyn, and puts to rest questions regarding Monroe's connection with the Kennedys.

The book reveals new details of every aspect of her life, from her guarded childhood, and her relationships with men and marriages, to her mysterious death.

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Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem

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Open Road Media #ad - She undertook to write such a book, and ended up transforming herself as well as others. The result of her external plus internal reflection is this bestselling and truly transforming book: part collection of personal stories from her own life and the lives of many others, part revolutionary guide to finding community and inspiration.

Revolution from within addresses the core issues of self-authority and unjust external authority, and argues that the first is necessary to transform the second. Steinem finds role models in a very young and uncertain Gandhi as well as unlikely heroes from the streets to history. New york times bestseller: “the book that could bring the human race a little closer to rescuing itself” Naomi Wolf.

Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem #ad - Without self-esteem, the only change is an exchange of masters; with it, there is no need for masters. Gloria steinem   when trying to find books to give to “the countless brave and smart women I met who didn’t think of themselves as either brave or smart, ” Gloria Steinem realized that books either supposed that external political change would cure everything or that internal change would.

None linked internal and external change together in a seamless circle of cause and effect, effect and cause.

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Marilyn: Her Life In Her Own Words

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Citadel Press #ad - I feel i'm just getting started, " she said. What others wrote, is marilyn monroe's account, she called "Lies! Lies! Lies!" Here, at last, in her own singular voice. Famed photographer and reporter George Barris had come to see Marilyn on the set of what would be her final, unfinished, film. She told Barris.

It was june 1, 1962, her thirty-sixth birthday. At their last meeting, she was effervescent and eager to embrace life. For the next six weeks Barris photographed and interviewed the actress. Barris last talked to marilyn on August 3, less than twenty-four hours before she was found dead in her apartment. Sexy yet vulnerable, and unexpectedly talented, she was no ordinary screen goddess.

Marilyn: Her Life In Her Own Words #ad - Don't believe anything you read about me except this. He lives in California. No one walked like her. No one talked like her. And so she began to confide the truth about herself. Few really knew her. This moving book brings marilyn Monroe back--beautiful, flirtatious, and sweet as a first kiss--for one rare and radiant farewell.

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Doing Sixty & Seventy

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Open Road Media #ad - A powerful and moving treatise on the surprises of aging from an influential feminist writer and activist who thinks beyond stereotypesThe older I get, the more intensely I feel about the world around me. Gloria steinem has been an eloquent and outspoken voice for women’s rights and equality for more than four decades.

Dealing with stereotypes and the “invisibility” that often accompany a woman’s senior years can be as liberating as it is frustrating. In doing sixty & seventy she addresses an essential concern of people everywhere—and especially of women: the issue of aging. Whereas turning fifty, is “leaving a much-loved and familiar country, in her experience, ” turning sixty means “arriving at the border of a new one.

Doing Sixty & Seventy #ad - With insight, and heartfelt honesty, wit, intelligence, she explores the landscapes of this new country and celebrates what she has called “the greatest adventure of our lives. While appreciating everybody’s experiences as different, Steinem sees these years as charged with possibilities. It frees women as well as men to embrace that “full, glorious, alive-in-the-moment, don’t-give-a-damn yet caring-for-everything sense of the right now.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gloria Steinem including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

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Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe

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Open Road Media #ad - But her tragic death at a young age, under suspicious circumstances, left behind a mystery that remains unsolved to this day. New york times bestseller: the definitive biography based on over six hundred interviews with people who knew Marilyn Monroe both professionally and intimately.    .  .  . The ghost of marilyn monroe cries out in these pages” The New York Times.

Anthony summers interviewed more than six hundred people, often sad—about this brilliant, laying bare the truths—sometimes funny, troubled woman. He establishes, after years of mere rumor, that President Kennedy and his brother Robert were both intimately involved with Monroe in life—and in covering up the circumstances of her death.

Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe #ad - Kennedy. Written by a pulitzer Prize nominee who has authored works on JFK, J. Marilyn monroe, born in obscurity and deprivation, became an actress and legend of the twentieth century, romantically linked to famous men from Joe DiMaggio to Arthur Miller to John F. The first to gain access to the files of Monroe’s last psychiatrist, Summers uses the documents to explain her tangled psyche and her dangerous addiction to medications.

Edgar hoover, and the 9/11 attacks, this investigation of an iconic star’s brief life and early death is “remarkable.

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Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - Now, for the first time, readers can meet the private Marilyn and understand her in a way we never have before. Her serious gifts as an actor were sometimes eclipsed by her notoriety—and by the way the camera fell helplessly in love with her. Beyond the headlines—and the too-familiar stories of heartbreak and desolation—was a woman far more curious, witty, searching, and hopeful than the one the world got to know.

The easy grace and deceptive lightness that made her performances indelible emerge on the page, as does the simmering tragedy that made her last appearances so affecting. Fragments is an unprecedented collection of written artifacts—notes to herself, never before published, even poems—in Marilyn's own handwriting, letters, along with rarely seen intimate photos.

Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters #ad - Jotted in notebooks, typed on paper, or written on hotel letterhead, these texts reveal a woman who loved deeply and strove to perfect her craft. Every word and gesture made headlines and garnered controversy. Fragments is an event—an unforgettable book that will redefine one of the greatest icons of the twentieth century and that, nearly fifty years after her death, will definitively reveal Marilyn Monroe's humanity.

Marilyn's image is so universal that we can't help but believe we know all there is to know of her. They show a marilyn monroe unsparing in her analysis of her own life, funny, but also playful, and impossibly charming.

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The Last Days of Marilyn Monroe

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William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Marilyn monroe's death has been shrouded in decades of deception, conspiracy, and lies. He documents the mode of death, and names those involved and those who participated in the cover-up. Filled with documented revelations, and shocking details about the many bizarre events that took place at Marilyn's home the day she died, eye-opening information about the dark secret in Marilyn's relationship with John and Robert Kennedy, Donald H.

Wolfe has written a startling portrait of the twentieth century's greatest film star that not only redefines her place in entertainment history but also reveals the secret conspiracy that surrounded her last days. In the last days of marilyn Monroe, Wolfe confirms that the tragic actress was a homicide victim.

The Last Days of Marilyn Monroe #ad - It will change forever the way we view the life—and death—of this great star. Donald H. Wolfe's remarkable book is the culmination of more than seven years of research.

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The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - In fact, her mentally ill mother was very much present in Marilyn's world and the complex family dynamic that unfolded behind the scenes is a story that has never before been told. Until now. Explosive, revelatory, and surprisingly moving, this is the final word on the life of one of the most fascinating and elusive icons of the 20th Century.

When marilyn monroe became famous in the 1950s, the world was told that her mother was either dead or simply not a part of her life. He also reveals, jack, for the first time, and new information about her relationship with the Kennedy's-Bobby, the identity of Marilyn's father and the half-brother she never knew, the shocking scope of Marilyn's own mental illness, and Pat Kennedy Lawford.

The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe #ad - Now a lifetime miniseries starring kelli garner and academy award® winner susan sarandon world premiere may 30th & 31st at 8/7c From New York Times bestselling author J. In this groundbreaking book, including her mother, Taraborrelli draws complex and sympathetic portraits of the women so influential in the actress' life, her foster mother, and her legal guardian.

Randy taraborrelli comes the definitive biography of the most enduring icon in popular American culture. However, that was not true.

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Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions

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Open Road Media #ad - Steinem understands that the political is always personal, and vice versa, and so her writings range from the polemical—“Erotica vs. In many of the pieces that follow, exclude, exploit, Steinem challenges the practices and preconceptions that marginalize, and victimize women. Covering two decades—from the early sixties to the early eighties—the pieces in Gloria Steinem’s diverse, stimulating, and often-prescient first collection dare to ask how our world might change for the better if we each behaved “as if everyone mattered.

Steinem’s experiences on the front lines of the women’s movement chart her own consciousness-raising and serve as a metaphor for the evolution of feminist politics and social change. This new york times–bestselling feminist classic remains as fresh and relevant in our current climate as when it was first published.

An early assignment as a “girl reporter, ” going undercover as a Bunny in the Playboy Club, becomes an eye-opening exposé of appalling work conditions and sexual harassment. Pornography” and “the politics of food”—to the deeply personal—“Ruth’s Song, ” a moving tribute to her mentally ill mother—to sharp satire—“If Men Could Menstruate.

Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions #ad - One of the first to address topics such as female genital mutilation and transgenderism, and this collection is both a testament to her legacy in the fight for equality and an entertaining, Steinem has truly earned the right to be called a feminist pioneer, thought-provoking journey through the lives of modern women.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gloria Steinem including rare images from the author’s personal collection.

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