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UnconVINCEd: The Unauthorized Story of Why Sting Still Won't Work for Vince McMahon and the WWE
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
“UnconVINCEd: The Unauthorized Story of Why Sting Still Won’t Work for Vince McMahon and the WWE” is a compelling, first of its kind, and completely unauthorized inside look at why one of wrestling's biggest stars - Steve Borden (Sting) - still refuses to work for WWE and Vince McMahon.
The Funniest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $2.99 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.”
Don't You Know Who I Am Yet?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Don't You Know Who I Am Yet?" is about a young man searching desperately for the acceptance and attention that his family could never provide. As a confused teenager, he eventually became addicted to the heightened atmosphere of Reality TV and was featured on countless shows. Jonathan shares those stories and his celebrity experiences as a publicist to the stars.
The Funniest People in Neighborhoods: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $2.99 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.
The Funniest People in Television and Radio: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $2.99 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 4: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 4 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 4. Price: $2.99 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 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.
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: $2.99 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?”
Create, Then Take a Break: 250 Miscellaneous Anecdotes and Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes about various creative activities. A sample: Corey Ford’s writings were widely plagiarized—especially his short humorous piece “How to Guess Your Age.” Whenever this happened, Mr. Ford would sue, winning every case. He once said about his lawsuits, “I find this a much easier way to make a living than by writing.”
250 Anecdotes About Religion
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Series: 250 Anecdotes About Religion, Book 1. Price: $2.99 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.”
Sopra un prato malato - Monologo sul doping, in memoria di Carlo Petrini
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: Italian. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Il testo integrale del monologo teatrale “Sport in vena”, con musiche di Andrea Franchi, sulla piaga del doping. In memoria di Carlo Petrini, ex campione di serie A, uomo perduto che, dopo avere perso tutto, riconquistò se stesso raccontando per primo, contro ogni silenzio ed ogni boicottaggio, tutto il malaffare nel calcio. Carlo che, pure scomparso da due anni, non smette di avere ragione.
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: $2.99 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.
Maximum Cool: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $2.99 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 Music, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Music, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
A sample: Even very good musicians can have an off night. A team of musicians led by jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis once mightily messed up “April in Paris.” After they had “played” the song, Mr. Marsalis announced to the audience that they had just heard “April Embarrassed.”
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 Funniest People in Dance: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $2.99 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 Families, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 2 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Patricia Cockburn’s mother once discovered the butler drunk and under the dining room table moments before a dinner party was to begin. She told him, “Stay where you are, Jones, and don’t touch any of the ladies’ ankles.”
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.
Stevie's Big Adventure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
An autobiography which is about recovering from an abusive childhood, and overcoming addictions. Perhaps the most readable recovery book yet, simply told, profoundly stirring. A self help book with a hero. Lively, provocative reading, by a hypnotherapist, pilot, and inventor, who has done his own recovery work. With easy to do, effective healing exercises.