Joe and Marilyn

Joe and Marilyn

Legends in Love

Book - 2014
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"Explores the passionate, sometimes volatile relationship between baseball great Joe DiMaggio and Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Emily Bestler Books/Atria,, 2014
Edition: First Emily Bestler BooksAtria hardcover edition
Description: 438 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781439191774
Branch Call Number: 791.43028 Mon


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Oct 14, 2016

If you are at all interested in reading the detail-saturated, inside story behind the rough and turbulent 9-month marriage that took place (back in 1954) between famed baseball hero, Joe DiMaggio, and famed movie-screen siren, Marilyn Monroe - Then this well-researched work of non-fiction, called "Legends In Love", will, most certainly, open your eyes up to a highly-publicized celebrity-union that was far from being "made-in-heaven".

Providing the ever-curios reader with all of the essential facts & figures - Author David Heymann weaves a truly engrossing, real-life tale of a volatile relationship between 2 clearly incompatible super-stars who really couldn't have been more the opposite to one another than night and day.

At the time of their marriage - Monroe was 28 and DiMaggio was 40.

(*Be sure to watch "DiMaggio/Monroe" video-clip*)

Sep 07, 2014

Fascinating reading with the emphasis on Joe DiMaggio life with and without Marilyn Monroe.

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