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Gloria Steinem, George Barris.

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ISBN 10: 0805000607 / ISBN 13: 9780805000603
Published by U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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New York: Henry Holt, 1986. First printing. 4to. 182 pages. Text by Steinem, color and b/w photos by Barris. INSCRIBED on endpaper: "To Mary Hotchkiss-- / in sisterhood / Gloria Steinem / Christmas / 1986." Grey cloth, titles in green. Fine in fine dw, price intact. Dw in mylar. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15250450749

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Publisher: U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition.

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In this sensitive, provocative portrait of Marilyn Monroe, Gloria Steinem reveals the woman behind the myth--the child Norma Jean--and the forces in America that shaped her into the fantasy and icon that has never died. 16 pages of full-color photos.

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An imaginative mix of subject and author, this biography is widely - and rightly - regarded as a true classic Gloria Steinem is a first-class journalist and author well-known for her feminist views, and her biography of Marilyn Monroe is both provocative and fascinating George Barris' photographs were the last ever taken of Marilyn, as he was collaborating with her on an illustrated biography at the time of her death 'A personal book, an act of retrospective support ... strong and trenchant' Julian Barnes, Observer 'Shows Marilyn Monroe to be more than just a burnt-out blonde' Nigella Lawson, Sunday Times

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