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12 Great Books About Marilyn Monroe

My Story - Kindle edition by Marilyn Monroe, Ben Hecht. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading My Story.

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The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe as far as I have learned this is the most accurate book of Marilyn's real life, not what people imagined or thought up or told stories about but what actually happened. She is far more relatable then most people would imagine. This is by far one of my favorite books I have ever read in my life and although it's long ITS SO WORTH IT!

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from HelloGiggles

What nobody talks about, when they talk about Marilyn Monroe

"What nobody talks about, when they talk about Marilyn Monroe" - most people see her as a sex symbol, but she was so much more than that: voracious reader, poet, yoga practitioner, Jewish convert, supporter of Ella Fitzgerald, and more... http://hellogiggles.com/the-other-side-marilyn-monroe/

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from BuzzFeed

19 Pictures That Will Make You Think Differently About Marilyn Monroe

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Marilyn Monroe in 'Some Like it Hot' which was set in 1929 (relevant!) and reminds me of where I am in writing Book 7.

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from lovejoanna.com

wonderful women of the past & present

Marilyn pushed for her fave singer Ella Fitzgerald to play at the prestigous Mogambo nightclub, & promised to sit in the front row opening night, which she did. She was very influential in helping Ella's career. (Please follow minkshmink on pinterest)

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Awesome story! Ella Fitzgerald & Marilyn Monroe. “I owe Marilyn Monroe a real debt … she personally called the owner of the Mocambo, and told him she wanted me booked immediately, and if he would do it, she would take a front table every night.... The owner said yes, and Marilyn was there, front table, every night. The press went overboard. After that, I never had to play a small jazz club again. She was an unusual woman – a little ahead of her times. And she didn’t know it.” - Ella…

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