Marilyn Monroe Confidential by Lena Pepitone & William Stadiem [1980 PAPERBACK]
FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION  POCKET BOOKS
Tight vintage copy with some tanning to pages. Cover has some light discoloration. Stamp on first page.
Lena Pepitone's personal account as Marilyn's seamstress and maid. Offers information on the last 6 years of her life, including her marriage to Arthur Miller, the making of Some Like It Hot, a notorious affair with Yves Montand,her addiction to sleeping pills and alcohol, and her early expieriences as a struggling actress. The book is shocking with specific details about Marilyn's lack of personal hygenine and love of nudity. It also suggests that Marilyn gave birth to a child, but gave it up for adoption. widely criticized however highly quoted.