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The Funniest People in Books, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 2 · The Funniest People in Books, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A sample anecdote: Some sentences have more than one meaning, including contradictory meanings. (A pause in a sentence can be important.) Poet Robert Southey hinted around for a compliment about 'Madoc,' his epic, so classical scholar Richard Porson said, “'Madoc' will be remembered—when Homer and Virgil are forgotten.”
The Funniest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A sample anecdote: Lou Costello of Abbott and Costello fame really got into Christmas, setting up an elaborate Christmas display each year with angels, music, reindeer, and many hundreds of Christmas lights. Comedian George Gobel lived across the street from Mr. Costello. Mr. Gobel did nothing for Christmas except to put up a sign that said, “See our display across the street.”
In the Cockpit with Barron Hilton
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Barron Hilton, the retired chairman, president, and CEO of Hilton Hotels Corporation, founded the Hilton Cup, an international soaring competition, and sponsored Earthwinds Hilton and Global Hilton, efforts to circumnavigate the earth in a manned balloon. He is a recipient of the Gold Air Medal of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale and an International Air & Space Hall of Fame inductee.
The Marilyn Monroe Story. (60 Year Anniversary Edition)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Campfire Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The original 1954 book! This is the Official digital release of the rare and very collectable first book entirely devoted to Marilyn Monroe. This edition includes all of the original text and photos.  This is the first time this book has been available since 1954.   The book was originally written by talk show legend Joe Franklin.
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 5: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 5 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: One Sunday, Texas preacher Edwin Porter was preaching when his three-year-old grandson grew tired. The grandson stood up on the pew and said in a loud voice, “Granddaddy, that will be about enough.” Mr. Porter immediately said, “We will close the service by singing, ‘Praise God from whom all blessings flow.’”
The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume Three
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Series: The Carpe Noctem Interviews, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,210. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
ZED PRESENTS... The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume Three. The third offering of classic Carpe Noctem interviews by Thom Carnell features in-depth conversations with Alex Ross, Brian Pulido, David Mack, Diamanda Galas, Jhonen Vasquez, Screaming Mad George, Tom Savini, Tim Cridland, Jon J Muth, Cliff Nielsen, Joe Jusko, and Klay Scott.
250 Anecdotes About Religion
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Series: 250 Anecdotes About Religion, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Andrew Carnegie was a very wealthy man who had a reputation for donating money to charitable causes. Mark Twain wrote him to say that he wanted to buy a $2 hymnbook, pointing out that “I will bless you, God will bless you and it will do a great deal of good.” Mr. Twain then added a postscript: “Don’t send the hymn-book—send me the two dollars.”
Robin Williams: Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is devoted to America's best actor and best comedian. Robin Williams was a celebrated actor and comedian. Robin McLaughlin Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois, July 21, 1951; he received the prestigious degree at the Juilliard School of Music and Performing Arts in New York.
The Funniest People in Television and Radio: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 24,220. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A sample: Humorist Frank Sullivan had a sister named Kate, who bought a TV in the days when TVs were rare. Very quickly, she called a TV repairman, who asked, “What seems to be wrong with it?” She replied, “Well, for one thing, a lot of the programs are lousy.”
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 3 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: In 1968, the New York Radical Women protested the Miss America pageant because they regarded it as being sexist. The activists filled a trash can with objects that they believed oppressed women, including bras, girdles, stiletto heels, and tweezers, and they chose—and put a crown on—their own, alternative Miss America: a live sheep.
All about Muhammad Ali
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 206. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.) is considered to be the greatest of boxer in the world. No other boxer has been able to emulate the examples set by the Great Muhammad Ali.
The Delaplaine Joan Rivers - Her Essential Quotations
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Here are Joan Rivers' most essential quotations culled from her quips, remarks, interviews, TV appearances and other sources. Learn about the lady’s wit and wisdom from her own words.
The Funniest People in Dance: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,320. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Alicia Markova was dancing the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy when Doris, her sister, sitting in the audience, overheard a little boy give what Ms. Markova considered the greatest compliment of her career. The little boy saw the Sugar Plum Fairy, then turned to his mother and said, “Can I have her for my Christmas tree next year?”
The Funniest People in Neighborhoods: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A Sample: As a child, Hugh McIlhenny, aka “The King,” developed his incredible ability to run with the football. His mother used to send him to go to the store, and to get to the store, he had to go through a scary dark alley. Whenever he had to go through the alley, he ran as fast as he could to escape the dangers he thought were lurking hidden in the shadows.
Maximum Cool: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Lord Carson once cross-examined a witness who was known to like alcohol. He asked, “Should I be right in calling you a heavy drinker?” The witness replied, “That is my business.” Lord Carson then asked, “Any other business?”
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 6: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 6 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 6. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: It took decades for sculptor Louise Nevelson to become recognized as a major American artist. After she had become famous, a museum executive arrived 10 minutes late for a meeting with her, and he apologized. Ms. Nevelson replied, “What’s 10 minutes? Where were you 10 years ago?”
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 4: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 4 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Travelers must often be problem solvers. While traveling in Russia, Betty Clabaugh (the sister of Doris Jadan, wife of tenor Ivan Jadan) knew that she shouldn’t drink the water. Therefore, she brushed her teeth with champagne.
The Monkees - Caught In A False Image
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The press wrote: "I was impressed. I would highly recommend this book to fans and I would rate it in my top 5 Monkees books." – Monkeemania Downunder, Australia. "Falkenberg's book would be a nice addition to any Monkees fan's collection. It's analysis is more thorough than any other book available on the market." – Band 6, The Monkees Official UK Fan Club, England.
Ole Harv: Livin' the Blues
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,430. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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Harvey is about the blues. He’s about the music. He’s about the feelings of love, pain, compassion, and hope that encompass the blues.
The Most Interesting People Who Live Life: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People Who Live Life, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Nancy Cartwright, the voice of TV’s Bart Simpson, owns these vanity license plates: ELBARTO and DNTHVCW (short for Don’t Have a Cow). Before she could afford to buy good cars, she owned a 1968 Opel Kadette, paying $350 for it although it could barely go 45 mph. Because people got so angry at how slowly she drove, she put this bumper sticker on it: “It’s floored.”