Cindy De La Hoz - All books by this author
F ifty years after her untimely death, Marilyn Monroe continues to attract attention as an ongoing focus of interest and controversy. In this brand-new book, film historian Cindy De La Hoz gives Marilyn’s countless fans a dramatic biography, and supplements it with 20 rare facsimile documents that mark important events in the actress’s life. The facsimiles are separate items that can be removed from the book. The star’s biography begins with the birth of Norma Jeane Mortensen in 1926, then describes her unstable family background, her childhood spent in an orphanage and foster homes, her early career as a photographer’s model, her 1946 contract with Twentieth Century-Fox, her rise to movie stardom, and her important films, including Some Like It Hot and The Misfits. Also described are Marilyn’s several marriages, her emotional troubles, and her sudden, mysterious death on August 5, 1962. Among the facsimile documents are
About The Author:
Cindy De La Hoz is a film historian who has written extensively on cinema and legendary cinematic figures, including Grace Kelly, Lana Turner, and others.
Hardcover w/padded covers / 108 Pages / 10 3/4 x 11 1/2 / 2011