Inside the Kray Family [EPUB]
30 November 2014, 23:52
2011 | EPUB | 7.37MB
Rita Smith and Joe Lee grew up alongside their infamous cousins. Joe lived under the same roof as Reg, Ron and Charlie and their tempestuous parents. Private and loyal to their family, they have never before spoken out in public. Now, for the first time they share their thoughts and memories with Peter Gerrard - the result is an intriguingly intimate portrait of the Kray family.
Rita and Joe not only offer a wealth of previously unpublished stories and anecdotes about the twins, describe the personal relationships both within and outside the family and offer a fascinating insight into what went on behind closed doors, they also provide a selection of never-before published family photographs.Joe and Rita believe that the record should finally be set straight. Inside the Kray Family does just that, providing an extraordinary insight into one of Britain's most infamous families from the late 1800s to the present day.
Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love [EPUB]
30 November 2014, 23:51
2014 | EPUB | 2.81MB
From the New York Times bestselling author of Bobby and Jackie comes the riveting, true story of the passionate, volatile relationship between baseball great Joe DiMaggio and Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe.
When Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe eloped in January of 1954, they became an international sensation. Joe and Marilyn reveals the true inside story of these two iconic figures whose marital troubles were Hollywood legend. Though their marriage only lasted nine months, they remained close until Monroe’s mysterious death in 1962 at the age of thirty-six. He had a half-dozen red roses delivered three times a week to her crypt for twenty years. According to Heymann, DiMaggio remained devoted to her until his own death in 1999.
An intimate, sensitive, shocking, and richly detailed look at two of America’s biggest stars, Heymann delivers the expertise and passion for his subjects that his many fans so love. Based on extensive archival research and personal interviews with family and friends, Joe and Marilyn offers great insight into this famously tragic romance. Sixteen pages of striking photos accompany this unforgettable love.
Marilyn: Her Life In Her Own Words [EPUB]
30 November 2014, 23:34
2003 | EPUB | 4.77MB
In 1962 until her death in August of the same year, George Barris worked with Marilyn Monroe on collecting information for a biography. After thirty years, the conversations and the photographs taken during the last months of her life are published for the first time.