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  • Blonde

  • By: Joyce Carol Oates
  • Narrated by: Jayne Atkinson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 206
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 130

She was an all-American girl who became a legend of unparalleled stature. She inspired the adoration of millions, and her life has beguiled generations of fans and fellow artists. The story of Norma Jeane Baker, better known by her studio name, Marilyn Monroe, has been dissected for more than three decades, but never has it been captured in a narrative as breathtaking and transforming as Blonde.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Why not "unabridged"

  • By Tia on 06-10-15

Why not "unabridged"

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-10-15

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I hate when publishers only support a summary of the book or an "abridged" version. It's offensive to people with reading disorders who will not receive the full benefit of the book.

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