Desperately Seeking Madonna: In Search of the Meaning of the World's Most Famous Woman

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Adam Sexton
Delta, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 293 pages
An original collection of writings almost as diverse as the Material Girl herself, attempting to uncover as many interpretations of Madonna's appeal as is possible

With voices as diverse as Russell Baker, Sandra Bernhard, Art Buchwald, Al Hirschfeld, Camille Paglia, and Andrew Greeley, Desperately Seeking Madonna sheds new light on one of the world's most famous--and infamous--women. Essays, cartoons, horoscope, tabloid journalism, academic essays, comic book art, a David Letterman top-ten list, and every year's Rolling Stone polls collected here tell the complete story behind the story of Madonna's illustrious career.

"A fascinating compendium of Madonnathink."--Vogue

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Love her or hate her, Madonna is an inescapable figure in the contemporary cultural landscape. This collection of essays, reviews, cartoons, and ephemera (e.g., Rol ling Stone 's annual polls; David ... Read full review


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