Norman Kinglsey Mailer.
Date of birth : January 31, 1923, Long Branch, New Jersey.
Date of death : November 10, 2007, New York City.
In 1973, he received the Pulitzer prize for "The Armies of the Night" (1968).
He wrote a fictional biography about Marilyn; originally, the text was an order from the photographer Lawrence Schiller and should go with his pictures. The book was a huge success but was very criticized by Miller.
In 1980 he published "Of Women and Their Elegance" a Marilyn's imaginary diary she would have written at the
In 1985 in "Strawhead", a play inspired by Marilyn, which was played during 2 weeks at the Actors Studio, he gave the leading role to his daughter Kate.
"Marilyn", pictures of Lawrence Schiller, biography by Mailer, New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1973.
"Of Women and Their Elegance", N.Mailer, text and pictures of Milton Greene, New York, Simon & Schuster, 1980.
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