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Poet Norman Rosten and his wife, Hedda, befriended Marilyn Monroe (or was it the other way around?) the last seven years of her life. In fact, as time went on she considered them to be her "best friends." And it seems like they were. She met them when, after her divorce from Joe DiMaggio, she moved to New York to study the Stanislavski method of acting with the famed acting teacher Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio. And it was then also that she renewed what had been a brief acquaintance in Hol ...more
This book was very interesting it was very hard to put down, I found out so many things I had no idea the things Marilyn went through in her life. She was very deep, intelligent, and had a dark side that not that many knew about. Marriages that didn't work out and something in her wouldn't allow her to have a baby even though she was very motherly she was really sad she couldn't do the one thing that women are on this earth for, so she said. She was always wanting to party and have fun. She dra ...more