Monthly Archives: September 2015

BLONDE: the story of the broken doll or the poem of hope devoured by fear

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BLONDE (Alfaguara 2012) by Joyce Carol Oates, the New Yorker writer and Nobel Prize for Literature nominee, tells the obscurities, abominations, squalors, extreme abuse and ruthless exploitation suffered by Norma Jean Baker. Popularly known as Marilyn Monroe, she was one of the American quintessential icons and the most idolized platinum blonde of all times. Throughout its nearly 1,000 pages, including […]

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