Marilyn: A Life in Pictures

Overview

Hollywood starlet Marilyn Monroe lights up the silver screen. Some like it hot, but Marilyn Monroe kicks up a notch in this collection of stunning photographs. Whether coyly lounging in a bikini or having dinner with her famous friends, she exudes glamour and charm.

Marilyn: A Life in Pictures includes both black-and-white and color photographs from throughout her life, the ...
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Overview

Hollywood starlet Marilyn Monroe lights up the silver screen. Some like it hot, but Marilyn Monroe kicks up a notch in this collection of stunning photographs. Whether coyly lounging in a bikini or having dinner with her famous friends, she exudes glamour and charm.

Marilyn: A Life in Pictures includes both black-and-white and color photographs from throughout her life, the majority focusing on her heyday in Hollywood. With alluring photographs like these it's no wonder gentlemen prefer blondes.

A Life in Pictures is a biography series that uses photographs and film stills, accompanied by commentary, to tell the fascinating life stories of the twentieth century's most famous stars. Look for these other icons in the series: Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn, Elvis Presley, Humphrey Bogart, Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Grace Kelly, and Jimmy Stewart.
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Dramatic b&w and color photographs, each accompanied by a detailed description or anecdote, capture the actress's unique combination of vulnerability and allure while documenting both her public and private lives. The volume provides a warm-hearted portrait of a screen goddess who defied expectations by persevering in the industry and whose story continues to interest film lovers around the world. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760746202
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 12/1/2003
  • Series: A Life in Pictures Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 9.76 (w) x 12.86 (h) x 0.55 (d)

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