This book presents a fresh angle on the life and legend that was Marilyn Monroe. A stunning collection of photographs, quotes and recollectionssome exclusive to this bookfrom 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 calendaras well as all her moviesplus 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 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  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.