Flatiron Books Winter 2017 Books by Raincoast Books

More catalogs by Raincoast Books | Flatiron Books Winter 2017 Books | 34 pages | 2018-10-11


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f l at ir on books marc h 2017 marilyn in manhattan her year of joy elizabeth winder marilyn like you ve never seen her before in manhattan the most famous woman in the world can wander the streets unbothered spend hours at the met getting lost in art and afternoons buried in the stacks of the strand marilyn begins to live a life of the mind in new york she dates arthur miller dances with truman capote and drinks with carson mccullers even though she had never lived there before in new york marilyn is home biog ra p h y au tobiog ra p h y enter ta inment p e rf orming ar t s flatiron books 3/14/2017 9781250064967 $27.99 $38.99 can hardcover 320 pages carton qty 9.3 in h 6.3 in w includes 20 black-and-white chapter-opening photographs throughout m ar keting goodreads arc giveaways and site advertising facebook targeted advertising digital trade advertising pre and post-pub national e-newsletter advertising with liveintent finished copy mailing to the trade key booksellers librarians media big mouth bloggers newsletter promotion via mac.com history list designed landing page with photo slideshow major review and feature attention print and online national and local npr outreach off the book page coverage celebrity/hollywood-based outlets in marilyn in manhattan the iconic blonde bombshell is not only happy but successful she takes classes with lee strasberg at the actors studio befriends the greatest actors and writers of her day and most importantly she breaks her contract with fox studios to form her own production company a groundbreaking move that makes her the highest paid actress in history and revolutionizes the entertainment industry elizabeth winder has been widely praised for her portrayal of sylvia plath and here she brings to life the most famous actress of all time in a portrait of the artist that is as breathtaking and beautiful as the woman herself a true love letter to marilyn and a joyous portrait of a city bursting with life and art marilyn in manhattan is a lively look at two american treasures new york and marilyn monroe pr a i se an illuminating biography which floods clarifying light on a chapter of the poet’s early life that plath painted in jaundiced tones in the bell jar —new york times sunday styles feature the world of ’50s nyc in all its glamour is irresistible reading —meg wolitzer author of the interestings will recalibrate your mind and heart we knew about plath’s ambition and angst but her penchant for flaming-red lipstick and princess heels was a bit of a surprise —more magazine a pixilated gem of a book in prose as delightful and lively as the champagne sylvia liked to sip at the st regis ball winder has made pain parties w elizabeth winder is the author of pain parties work sylvia plath in new york summer 1953 her work has appeared in the chicago review antioch review american letters and other publications she is a graduate of the college of william and mary and earned an mfa in creative writing from george mason university 13