Marilyn Handbook

Marilyn Handbook

by Mike Evans


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This book presents a fresh angle on the life and legend that was Marilyn Monroe. A stunning collection of photographs, quotes and recollections—some exclusive to this book—from family, friends, colleagues and Marilyn herself, provide a unique inside view of Hollywood's biggest-ever superstar. With features including items on costume designers, Marilyn as a singer, her infamous nude calendar—as well as all her movies—plus graphic memorabilia from early pin-up magazines to newspaper headlines of her death. "The Marilyn Handbook will be indispensable for both existing Marilyn enthusiasts and new fans alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781840726749
Publisher: Octopus Books
Publication date: 08/01/2004
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.37(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

With a background as a musician on the Sixties rock scene, Mike Evans began writing on popular culture in the Seventies as a broadcaster in local radio and freelance writer, his work appearing in a variety of publications including Sounds, Elle, the Guardian and Melody Maker. Since the late Eighties he has worked in book publishing, commissioning and editing over sixty titles on music, movies and fashion. As author his books have included the much-acclaimed The Art of the Beatles in 1984, the best-selling Elvis: A Celebration [2002] which he researched and wrote in collaboration with the Presley Estate in Memphis, and NYC Rock and Waking Up in New York City, both published in 2003. Still playing saxophone, in a non-professional capacity, he lives and works in London, dividing his time between writing, a freelance editorial consultancy, and his wife, children and grandchildren.

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