The story of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio is a timeless tale. Both of these legends had extraordinary careers in their individual fields, as well as remarkable existences. This book chronicles each of their lives, from the days before they met, until that magical night in 1952 when their paths finally crossed. Their lives would never be the same after that. Though their marriage lasted for nine months, ...
The story of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio is a timeless tale. Both of these legends had extraordinary careers in their individual fields, as well as remarkable existences.
This book chronicles each of their lives, from the days before they met, until that magical night in 1952 when their paths finally crossed.
Their lives would never be the same after that.
Though their marriage lasted for nine months, their love endured beyond those years and Joe’s heart yearned for no one else, even at his deathbed thirty-seven years after her untimely passing.
This account shares of their love and focuses on their marriage in 1954, and their trip to Japan and her trip to Korea, during the nearly one month time span that the couple was in the Far East together.
A segment of the author’s collection of rare and unpublished photographs of both stars are featured within this NOOK edition, some never before seen since they were taken approximately sixty years ago in Japan and Korea. Due to file size constraints with file delivery via NOOK that inhibits image quality, the print version of the book has the expanded selection of photos from the author's collection, as well as memorabilia from both of the stars.
This book weaves in elements about baseball, entertainment, the military, the tragedies of stardom, and above all, the love Marilyn and Joe shared.
The story told here unveils other characters in the casts of both of their lives, including interviews with family members of Marilyn Monroe, headed by Marilyn’s second cousin, Jason Edward Kennedy.
This book begins to also debunk the myths and propaganda about the life and death of Marilyn Monroe. Additionally, controversy within Joe’s final days is also explored.
Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio – Love In Japan, Korea & Beyond, is the first book in the series endorsed by MarilynMonroeFamily.com, the website run by the relatives of William Marion Hogan, Marilyn Monroe’s great-uncle.
Jennifer Jean Miller has held a love of writing her entire life, and kicked off her professional career in 2006. She began her tenure with local news publications in 2008 and has worked as a journalist, photojournalist, columnist, marketing consultant and editor within the industry. She was a freelance reporter and photographer for Straus News, The AlternativePress.com, and LH! Weekly. She spent a segment of her career, as a local editor and reporter for TheAlternativePress.com in Sussex County New Jersey before she branched out on her own with her local news site NJInsideScene.com and Hollywood entertainment site InsideScene.LA. Along with these publications, she launched her media, public relations, and publishing company J.J. Avenue Productions in 2013.
Jennifer has garnered award nominations, for her business achievements through the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce and its Economic Development Partnership. She additionally received a nomination for her photography while at Straus News. Jennifer received the Media and Entertainment Award from the New Jersey Governor’s Council on Mental Health Stigma in 2010 for her sensitivity in reporting on mental health subjects.
Jennifer has been an admirer of Marilyn Monroe’s since childhood and hopes to share more of her knowledge about the star with the public, as well as her collection. She owns a collection of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio items and photos -- some unpublished -- and some are now featured in this book. Several items from her collection are also highlights of the print version of "Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio - Love In Japan, Korea & Beyond." Her collection has been on exhibit with the Ted Stampfer Marilyn Monroe Collection and she has assisted Mr. Stampfer with writing and translation aspects of several of his exhibition catalogs.
Jennifer is the personal press representative for the “Marilyn Monroe Family” website and Facebook Page, representing the descendants of Marilyn’s great-uncle, William Marion Hogan.
"Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio - Love In Japan, Korea & Beyond" is her first book. She is also currently working on a local Sussex County history book and has several others about historical figures and events in the works.
Her book is the first in a series endorsed by “Marilyn Monroe Family” at MarilynMonroeFamily.com. Stay tuned for one of the next upcoming book releases in the series, "Surgeon Story."