Marilyn Monroe reading The Big Brokers. Photographed by Andre De Dienes 1953
Some critics suggest that her love of books was not genuine. The numerous photographs showing her reading shows a desperate need to be taken seriously as a thinking and intellectually curious woman. Were that the case, there most likely would not be candid photographs of her reading books like Ulysses.
The Big Brokers (1951). Irving Shulman (1913-1995). Avon paperback (1953).
Three New York boys took Las Vegas by storm and then turned their guns against their bosses’ bosses. Authentic and shocking, The Big Brokers exposes the inner workings of the syndicate.