Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe

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New American Library, 1986 - Motion picture actors and actresses - 526 pages
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Her roller-coaster life. Her deception-shrouded death. Her divided secret self. Her legion of lovers. Her intimacies with JFK and Bobby Kennedy. Her Mafia connections. This is the one book that tells the whole naked, deeply moving truth about the all-too-beautiful, talented, and tormented woman who played a role in public and in private that was too much for flesh and spirit to survive.

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I absolutely love Marilyn Monroe, allot of people have negative things to say about her but they don't understand how genuine, fickle, and complex she was as a woman! This documentary is eye opening ... Read full review

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User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

I'm a Marilyn Monroe fan. I have been for a long time. I haven't read a lot of biographies but I consider myself a knowledgable fan. Marilyn's whole persona-the fact and fiction-is often forgotten to ... Read full review

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Investigative journalist and author Anthony Summers has written Official and Confidential: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover, Goddess: The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe and Not in Your Lifetime, a book about the Kennedy assassination. Summers received the British Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award for Non-Fiction in 1980 for Conspiracy.

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