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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: $0.99 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?”
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: $0.99 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.
Resting Places of the Rich and Famous - R.I.P
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Price: Free! Words: 21,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 17, 2013 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Resting Places of the Rich & Famous explores the bizarre history of tombstone tourism, from greats like Beethoven or Fred Astaire, to royalty like Diana Princess of Wales; a woman whose untimely death inspired mass grief on a scale never before seen.
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 Television and Radio: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $0.99 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 Dance: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $0.99 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 Music, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Music, Book 3. Price: $0.99 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.”
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 Unauthorized Story of Randy Orton and The Viper's Strike on WWE
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"The Unauthorized Story of Randy Orton" is a compelling, first of its kind, and completely unauthorized work from bestselling author Michael Essany. Is this eye-opening eBook, Orton's career today is probed by industry veterans and insiders who help shed light on where the WWE is taking one of its most promising and controversial young stars.
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 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: $0.99 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.”
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: $0.99 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.”
The Most Interesting People Who Live Life: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People Who Live Life, Book 1. Price: $0.99 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.”
The Funniest People in Music: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Music, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,140. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
A sample: World-renowned conductor Pierre Monteux was once denied a room at a hotel, but when the manager discovered that Mr. Monteux was famous, he said that he could arrange a room for him because Mr. Monteux was “somebody.” Mr. Monteux refused the room and departed, saying, “Everybody is somebody.”
The Funniest People Who Live Life
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Series: The Funniest People Who Live Life, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Comedian Bill Hicks and his comedian friends loved to watch such religious programs as "The PTL [Praise the Lord and People That Love] Club." They used to make bets about how long it would take the preacher to stop talking about Jesus and start talking about dollars.
Don't Fear the Reaper: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Donald Ogden Stewart once told a harrowing story to a society lady about how his sloop had been capsized and he had to struggle for his life and was in danger of drowning near the Clews’ house—at this point the society lady interrupted by asking, “How are the Clews?”
Seize the Day: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A sample: Eddie Cantor once asked W.C. Fields why he never went swimming. Mr. Fields explained that while working in Atlantic City, he had to pretend to drown twelve times a day in front of a restaurant so that a huge crowd would gather, then seek refreshment. Mr. Fields told Mr. Cantor, “That’s why I’m against water. I got enough in Atlantic City to last me a lifetime.”
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 Music, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Music, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
A sample: Giacomo Puccini enjoyed hunting pheasant. While living in the country so he could work on composing a new opera, he used to hire someone to go to his composing room and play the music he had written so that his wife would think that he was working on the opera when he was really out hunting.