The Resource Marilyn Monroe : the private life of a public icon, Charles Casillo

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

Label
Marilyn Monroe : the private life of a public icon
Title
Marilyn Monroe
Title remainder
the private life of a public icon
Statement of responsibility
Charles Casillo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on new interviews and research, this groundbreaking biography explores the secret selves behind Marilyn Monroe's public façades. 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, and before there was adequate treatment for bipolar disorder, which Marilyn struggled with. 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
Summary
The author of <I>The Marilyn Diaries</I> draws on new research and interviews to reveal how Monroe's traumatic childhood contributed to her struggle with bipolar disorder and impacted her career and personal life
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10685246
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Casillo, Charles
Dewey number
  • 791.4302/8/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monroe, Marilyn
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the private life of a public icon
Label
Marilyn Monroe : the private life of a public icon, Charles Casillo
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3758923
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Part 1: A broken girl. Mama ; Struggle for survival ; Be a good girl ; The world became friendly ; "A stray little kitten" ; Rising ; Important meetings ; The talk of Hollywood -- Part 2: The preferred blonde. 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
Control code
on1048612221
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 360 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250096883
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B3CD3F9E-8BB8-411F-8CF6-185CD7EE1E98
System control number
(OCoLC)1048612221
Label
Marilyn Monroe : the private life of a public icon, Charles Casillo
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3758923
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Part 1: A broken girl. Mama ; Struggle for survival ; Be a good girl ; The world became friendly ; "A stray little kitten" ; Rising ; Important meetings ; The talk of Hollywood -- Part 2: The preferred blonde. 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
Control code
on1048612221
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 360 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250096883
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B3CD3F9E-8BB8-411F-8CF6-185CD7EE1E98
System control number
(OCoLC)1048612221

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