Icon - The Life, Times, and Films of Marilyn Monroe Volume 1 - 1926 To 1956 (Hardback)

Author(s): Gary Vitacco-Robles

Biographies / Memoirs

This is the hardback version. Goddess... Legend... Icon... You thought you knew her...but never before like this. Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) survived a childhood marked by abuse, neglect, & chaos to become a psychological, cultural, & spiritual phenomenon of the Twentieth Century. Her remarkable life, brilliant film career, & posthumous legend have been deconstructed in over 600 biographies. Psychotherapist & author Gary Vitacco-Robles reframes & redefines the fascinating woman behind the iconic image through an analysis of her psyche and an appreciation of her film & stage performances in Volume One of this definitive biography. After a decade of meticulous research, Vitacco-Robles offers a treasure trove of facts comprehensively documenting each year of Monroe's inspiring life within the context of her tumultuous times & through her relationships with literary, entertainment, & political figures. Monroe is resurrected a half-century after her tragic death in this detailed & sensitive biography that intelligently explores her passionate desires: to be loved, become a serious actress, & have a family. Volume One examines the first thirty years of Monroe's life and her impact on the culture, providing a deeper understanding of the remarkable woman and the lasting impression she left behind. Based upon interviews, diaries, & personal files-void of sensationalism-Icon: The Life, Times, & Films of Marilyn Monroe dispels many myths & reveals the ultimate truth about Hollywood's most charismatic, beloved, & enduring star.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781593937959
  • : Bearmanor Media
  • : Bearmanor Media
  • : March 2015
  • : 1.5 Inches X 6 Inches X 9 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : Gary Vitacco-Robles
  • : Gary Vitacco-Robles
  • : Hardback
  • : Hardback
  • : 722
  • : 722
  • : English