Gene Marshall: Girl Star

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Who was that beautiful girl sweeping past the crowd at last night's big New York City premiere? The gorgeous honey blond with the perfect body, big baby blues, and a pair of legs that won't quit? She's Gene Marshall, Hollywood's newest sensation, and this is her story.Having sprung full bloom from the brilliant mind of renowned artist (and avid doll collector) Mel Odom, the Gene Marshall fashion doll is fast becoming one of the world's most desired collectibles. With one million sold since her inception in 1995, she's giving Barbie a real run for her money. This fun, richly illustrated fictional biography of Gene Marshall captures all the glamour and excitement of an era long gone as it reveals Gene's humble past, her amazing discovery by a famous Hollywood director, and her meteoric rise to fame. Peppered with first-person reminiscences of real and imagined celebrities, and filled with line drawings, memorabilia, and stunning photographs of Gene in her drop-dead outfits -- including two costumes that are displayed here for the first time -- this classic "star is born" story will enthrall Gene's growing cadre of fans hungry for the

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About the author (2000)

Mel Odom (born 1957 in California) is a writer who has published more than 140 books. He is best known for his novels of science fiction and fantasy, though he has also written non-fiction about computer gaming. He teaches undergraduate courses at the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication in the Professional Writing program at the University of Oklahoma. One of his best known fantasy novels is The Rover (2001), which in 2002 won the Alex Award, an American Library Association award given to novels written for adults that would also appeal to young readers.