Mondo James Dean by Richard Peabody

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As the title suggests, this is a vivid collection of stories, poems, dreams, wishes and wild imaginings about an unforgettable actor who lived fast, died young and left a beautiful corpse.
 

About Richard Peabody

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Ebersole is a writer, editor, and filmmaker. Richard Peabody is the co-editor of the literary journal Gargoyle, based in Washington, DC.
 
Published January 15, 1996 by St. Martin's Griffin. 208 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Poems, stories, and fantasies featuring the queen of American dolls that, all together, pack more of a punch than one might expect--a funny, irreverent, and sometimes shocking look at Barbie's function as national icon.

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In weak pieces, Clive Barker turns Marilyn into a blood-sucking alien, and Michael Hemmingson, in ``Twenty-six Marilyns or An Alphabet Soup Full of Marilyns or Marilyn X 26 = or A Vignette Collage of Marilyns or Just Too Damn Many Marilyns,'' makes her a literary critic.

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All through these pieces, though--and in the excerpts from Ed Graczyk's Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean and Edwin Corley's Farewell My Slightly Tarnished Hero, and the poems by Ai, Reuben Jackson, Tino Villanueva, and Terence Winch--the tabula rasa is remarkably consistent:...

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