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"Amazing... a book about identity, privacy, and intimacy that both exposes and conceals its subject - Marilyn Monroe."
Ann Beattie

Melding facts with imagination, Misfit is centered around the last weekend of Marilyn Monroe's life, which, wanting to get away from the stress of a lawsuit filed against her by Twentieth Century Fox, she spent at Frank Sinatra's resort, the Cal Neva Lodge, in Lake Tahoe. Using this weekend as a springboard, the novel explores moments throughout Monroe's career when, faced with various opportunities, she altered her persona--from her days as a child, to her marriages with Joe DiMaggio and Arthur Miller, to her studies with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio, and, finally, to her role in the film Miller wrote for her, The Misfits.

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Paperback Editions

July 2012 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Misfit
Author(s): Adam Braver
ISBN: 1-935639-40-4 / 978-1-935639-40-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tin House Books
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Kindle Editions

July 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Misfit
Author(s): Adam Braver
Publisher: Tin House Books
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