Loving MailerBook - 2010
Carole Mallory's life has been filled with colorful people, events, and sexual encounters. As one of the original supermodels, she graced the covers ofVogue, Cosmopolitan, andEsquire, and as an actress she appeared in films such asThe Stepford WivesandLooking for Mr. Goodbar. She has dated a litany of A-list actors and rock stars, including Robert De Niro, Warren Beatty, Robin Williams, Rod Stewart, Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, and Richard Gere and was engaged to Claude Picasso. Her most marked affair, however, occurred over the span of a decade when she fell under the powerful spell of iconic writer Norman Mailer. InLoving Mailer, Mallory details her passionate affair with the renowned author and Pulitzer Prize winner. Known for his controversial subject matter and innovative contributions, Mailer led a fascinating life. He was both widely respected and deeply criticized for his strong opinions. He became Mallory's mentor, and she his muse, in the definitive relationship of their lives. Mallory masterfully illustrates their steamy encounters and Mailer's most intimate qualities, revealing unknown elements of this literary genius. Mallory's smart writing, from humorous to lascivious, will keep readers engrossed in this intense memoir of psychological and physical seduction.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Phoenix Books, 2010
Branch Call Number: 813.54 MAL NVD
Characteristics: 203 p. ; 24 cm