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Walkin' on the Sun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,340. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Anchor Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Hello. My name is Paul DeLisle. I’m the guy who wrote this book. You've probably never heard of me. That's okay. Most people wouldn't know me from Adam. But, unless you've been living in a cloistered monastery for the last fifteen years, you have heard of my band.
Lenny Bruce Narcotics Busts And Obscenity Cases, 1959-1966
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Until 1962 Lenny Bruce appeared on mainstream programs like the Steve Allen Show and others. Bob Hope, Shelley Berman, and Jonathan Winters were among the entertainers who admired him. Yet no other comedian was willing to put himself on the line for free speech as did Lenny. He once said jokingly that his lawyers booked more court dates for him than his agents scheduled him for nightclub dates.
Brigitte Helm German Actress Of Metropolis Fame
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Brigitte Helm was a mercurial actress. Convicted by a Third Reich court of running over an elderly woman in her auto, Brigitte's career began after her mother sent her photo to the wife of German film director Fritz Lang. Versatile and reclusive she married a German industrialist. Brigitte refused most requests for interviews in her later years. I have researched my e-book using vintage newspapers
The Death And Suicide Investigation Of Mexican Actress Lupe Velez
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lupe Velez was four months pregnant when she committed suicide in 1944. Engaged to the Austrian-born French actor Harald Ramond, there are unexplained details of why she chose to end her life by taking an overdose of sleeping pills. My book looks at Lupe's relationship to Ramond, whether he truly loved her, and intended to marry her. It is for readers to decide from the details of my research.
Marie Prevost Canadian Film Actress of Early Hollywood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Marie Prevost rose from a bit player in a mob scene in a Mack Sennett produced comedy to become the lead actress of numerous silent films from the mid to late 1920s. My research has uncovered facts from ancestry records and newspaper clippings that fill in the blanks of many events in her short life. Tragically Marie's decline was a precipitous one, which ruined her health and left her dead at 38.
Marian Nixon Hollywood Motion Picture Actress
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Marian Nixon led an eventful life after she left her native Wisconsin for Minneapolis and then Hollywood. She relished the brisk life of vaudeville, the new towns and settings, the different people she met along the way, etc. However, she realized that she would not become a great dancer. She left the stage and her ballet troupe and made it big as a leading lady in early silent and sound movies.
Greta Nissen Norwegian Star of Stage and Film
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Greta Nissen's career took a nose dive with the advent of sound motion pictures. The transition to sound came quickly in 1929 and there was little time for actors and actresses who weren't prepared for the new medium. Greta's biggest problem was her thick Norwegian accent. If not for this flaw she might have become one of film's greatest early stars. My e-book chronicles her stage and film career.
Carol Doda And The Topless Dancing Craze
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Law » Media & the Law
Carol Doda came to SF as a small girl. Her mother supported herself and her daughter with odd jobs. A 13-year-old dropout, Carol worked as a clothed cocktail waitress several years before she began her topless act. Topless performers soon gained support from several California judges. Yet the issue remained controversial. A 1972 Supreme Court ruling against pornography was a key setback.
Fun Guide to Online Dating
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
There once was a time when a bar or nightclub was the place to be to pick up a guy or girl for dating. But, ever since the Internet has hit, online dating sites are becoming more and more “the place” to be for meeting others.
The Chocolate Walk
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Desserts
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A quirky and funny book on the life of a Chocolate Walking Tour Guide - based on a true story. In this intriguing and interesting book, the author shares with you the funny highs, as well as the funny lows she experienced both on and off tour while she was running completely booked out chocolate tours in Sydney, Australia over a ten month period. Is this a dream job? The author covers this too.
Glory Days With Elvis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joe Jackson is a freelance Arts correspondent with The Irish Times. He also is an author and broadcaster whose radio shows include ten one-hour specials titled 'The Essential Elvis.' He also happens to be a life-long Elvis fan and this book contains a fragment of memoir and his major in-depth 1989 and 1990 interviews with Elvis' original drummer DJ Fontana and with backing vocalist Gordon Stoker
HOOD RIVER (Ore.) - The Delaplaine 2014 Long Weekend Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in the Hood River area. Updated throughout the year, this concise guide will save you a lot of time. “We had a change of plans that added 2 days to our trip to Portland, so we decided to venture out to the Hood River area that we’d heard so much about. Spectacular views that will not disappoint.” – Jennifer D., Charlotte
Karyn Kupcinet Strangled Hollywood Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Andrew Prine was Karyn Kupcinet's boyfriend until shortly before her violent and untimely death on November 28, 1963. Karyn's body lay undiscovered on a couch in her West Hollywood apartment for three days. It was found by two friends. My book reveals many of the likely suspects in her murder, including Prine, who is still alive. Karyn was also a drug abuser. She used methamphetamine habitually.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Fats Domino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The first musician to become a rock & roll icon solely on the strength of his music and talent and not because of some novelty or image was Fats Domino. It is said that Fats Domino put the rhythm in “rhythm and blues”.
Bob Marley Biography and Quotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Reggae
This is a ebook with the Biography and Quotes of Bob Marley with the full biography
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
Dutch on Dutch: One of the Last In-depth Interviews with the Incomparable Elmore Leonard
Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
In this lively, expansive and generous interview, the greatest crime novelist of our time, Elmore “Dutch” Leonard, talks about everything from the essence and appeal of his stories, to why he writes in longhand, to the finer points of robbing a bank.
Going Gently Into That Tonight Jay Leno Says Goodbye - Again
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,380. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A rapid-fire read through the insane ride that has been The Tonight Show for Jay Leno. From his early days in Boston, to life behind the desk of a legend, this quick read provides the stuff you may *not* have known. Sometimes hero, sometimes villian, sometimes funny. His life at the Comedy Store, wild 80s money, forcing out a giant, being forced out himself, and back in again. It's never boring.
What They Would Do If They Won the Lottery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
I look at the numbers on the screen, then looked at my numbers. “No way.” I said, not realizing I said it out loud until I noticed my friends looking at me. “What?” Becky said. I saw the smile on her face and realized what they had done. They rigged my card, this was probably just one of the past drawings. They have always made fun of me because I am one of the only girls in the group who
Sunny Side Up: Life and Times of Backyard Chickens
Price: Free! Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This fun, quick-read eBook exclusive is about 13-year-old Natalie growing up in a suburban town with crazy chickens living in her backyard. Short stories include a desperate chicken escape, a surprise rooster, a poor little chick with a crooked beak, and more. Written when Natalie was 11-years-old in 2012, readers will feel her emotions as she tells her tales of quirky chickens.