By Andrew O'Hagan
Meet Maf: The hilariously opinionated, well-read, politically scrappy, and complicated canines significant other to Marilyn Monroe.
In November 1960, Frank Sinatra gave Marilyn Monroe a puppy. His identify used to be Maf. He had an intuition for the 20 th century. For politics. For psychoanalysis. For literature. For inside ornament. this can be his tale. Maf the puppy used to be with Marilyn for the final years of her lifestyles. not just a picaresque hero himself, he used to be additionally a pupil of the adventuring rogue in literature and artwork, witnessing the increase of America's new liberalism, civil rights, the distance race, the hot York critics, and used to be Marilyn Monroe's consistent spouse. the tale of Maf the puppy is a hilarious and hugely unique peek into the lifetime of a posh dogs hero - he used to be a great deal a true historic determine, together with his license and pictures offered at public sale besides Marilyn's different individual impacts. in the course of the eyes of Maf we're supplied with an perception into the lifetime of Monroe herself, and a desirable tackle the most remarkable sessions of the 20th century.