Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love


From the New York instances bestselling writer of Bobby and Jackie comes the riveting, actual tale of the passionate, risky courting among baseball nice Joe DiMaggio and Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe.

When Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe eloped in January of 1954, they grew to become a world sensation. Joe and Marilyn reveals the genuine within tale of those iconic figures whose marital problems have been Hollywood legend. Though their marriage purely lasted 9 months, they remained shut until eventually Monroe’s mysterious demise in 1962 on the age of thirty-six. He had a half-dozen purple roses added thrice per week to her crypt for 20 years. in line with Heymann, DiMaggio remained dedicated to her until eventually his personal loss of life in 1999.

An intimate, delicate, surprising, and richly unique examine of America’s largest stars, Heymann can provide the services and fervour for his matters that his many lovers so love. in accordance with wide archival examine and private interviews with friends and family, Joe and Marilyn bargains nice perception into this famously tragic romance. 16 pages of extraordinary pictures accompany this unforgettable love.

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