Two Myths Converge: NM Discovers MM

"Everybody is always tugging at you. They'd all like sort of a chunk of you. They kind of like to take pieces out of you."

−Marilyn Monroe

"I fantasized it would be a simple matter for me−I was the one to take Marilyn away from Arthur Miller. Now I'm older and wiser and I know better. I'd have been no improvement on Miller."

−Norman Mailer

He was three years old when she was born in 1926. At the age of 25, with Harvard, the war and a brilliant first novel behind him, he was an international...

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