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Marilyn Monroe: A Case for Murder
by Jay Margolis (Goodreads Author)
It is one of the greatest mysteries of the twentieth century. How did Marilyn Monroe die? Although no pills were found in her stomach during the autopsy, it was still documented in the Los Angeles coroner's report that she had swallowed sixty-four sleeping pills prior to her demise. In "Marilyn Monroe: A Case for Murder," biographer Jay Margolis presents the most thorough ...more
Paperback, 441 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by iUniverse.com
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Aug 05, 2012 Kathy rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
There are so many books about Marilyn Monroe and Marilyn Monroe's death that it can make you dizzy trying to decide which one to read. Not only are there serious researchers who have dissected and examined Marilyn's life and death, but anyone who remotely knew her has written a book, too. So, why did I read Jay Margolis' book? First off, it was recent, published in 2011, which appealed to me in the far from the heat of the moment publications. Secondly, Margolis researched the subject for five y ...more
...so far it's very interesting. The people the author name as knowing the real circumstances of Marilyn's death, were indeed friends with her at the time, the interviews are compelling, and his research seems to be quite thorough. We'll see how I feel about it at the end. Certainly is an intriguing read.
OK, now that I've finished , I can say I'm a bit disappointed. This was a lot of previously transcribed interviews and portions of books on Marilyn's death that came out as far back as the late ...more
Jay Margolis graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern California and became a Jesse Unruh Research Scholar for his paper on African American Reparations. He spent five years researching how Marilyn Monroe died. This is his first book.More about Jay Margolis...