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Dear Nathan: A Young Man's Journey to Fatherhood
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by RICHER Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Dear Nathan: A Young Man's Journey to Fatherhood" was first published in 2001. "Dear Nathan" is the true story of Vance's triumph over his fatherless childhood, his out-of-control adolescence, and his becoming a father to his oldest son Nathan at the young age of twenty-two. With the odds against him, he fought to be the father to his son that he did not have growing up.
My Trials
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
From an early age, Owen Cowherd, professionally known as “Mr. Testimony,” was destined to live his life in front of an audience. Few would have imagined that his performance would be a new brand of gospel hip-hop and his audience… anyone who would be saved.
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.
Berlin — The Chicago of Europe
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You set the price! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Eva Schweitzer. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Get a preview of the printed book, see the video! In fall 1891, Mark Twain headed for Berlin, the “newest city I have ever seen,”. He wrote a story from Berlin, titled "The Chicago of Europe". It is reproduced here, together with a newspaper feature story by Berlin reporter Max Horwitz on Twain, a preface by Andreas Austilat, and a short video of the book.
In Prison with Lauryn -- The Griot Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,820. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lauryn Hill is the first woman to accomplish extraordinary milestones in an industry designed for men. A leader and innovator, she created her own beat to walk to and live by. Sentenced to three months at Danbury Federal Prison Camp, she has held her own and used the experience to inspire others. Author Rhonda Turpin will keep you glued to this story, from the first page to the last.
Stormy Genius: The Life of Aviation's Maverick Bill Lear
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,850. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"Reckless, abrasive, egocentric, conniving, wife-cheater...indeed a genius...Interesting reading for all..." The Witchita Eagle-Beacon
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies: Vol IX, Thelma Todd
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Thelma Todd’s movie career spanned only 12 years (1924-36), during which she was in 55 films. She was a contract player during her entire career and never came close to achieving stardom. Sad to say, however, that the subject which makes her a matter of interest is her death, as she was said by some to have been murdered on the orders of none other than Lucky Luciano.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol VIII, Lupe Velez
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lupe Velez was the poster child for “Hollywood Girls Go Wild” during the golden age of Hollywood moviemaking. She was renowned for her hair-trigger temper, uncontrollable violence, and erratic actions. She was known for throwing the wildest parties in Hollywood and loved to be the center of attention. She lived life her way and died in a way she thought that a star of her stature should.
NaS Lost: A Tribute to the Little Homey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
NaS Lost is the Nas book only Byron Crawford could write, and not just due to literacy issues in the hip-hop community. Billed as a tribute to the little homey, it is in fact a tribute, but not in the way that an article in XXL magazine is a tribute to a rapper. NaS Lost considers the artist's career in its totality, from its amazing highs to its crushing lows -- and some of everything in between.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol VII, Clark Gable
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Clark’s mother died insane when he was a year old and his father believed that brawn over brain was the only standard for measuring manhood. Clark dropped out at the age of 16 to support himself. When Clark developed an interest in the theater, his father belittled him as a sissy. However, despite all his setbacks, Clark pursued his dream and became the king of Hollywood’s romantic actors.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol VI, Errol Flynn
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Errol Flynn was literally born the star that he became. His entire life was one of a swashbuckling rogue who strode across life’s stage bigger than life and in the process reduced everyone else’s life to insignificance. As thrilling and exciting his swashbuckling movie roles were, his real life adventures frequently surpassed them.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol V, Humphrey Bogart
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Humphrey Bogart is regarded by the American Film Institute as the greatest actor in movie making history. This is not because he was the handsomest actor, nor did he have the physique to be a leading man, he spoke in a noticeable lisp, could not sing a note, and had no dancing ability. And yet, despite all this, he achieved greatness and immortality on the silver screen.
Legendary Liszt
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Franz Liszt, described as 'the greatest pianist who ever lived', was one of the most sensational figures of his age, his prowess at the keyboard accompanied by sensational good looks. Adored by the public his reputation as a lover made him notorious even after he took religious orders and became the Abbe Liszt. This short biography tells the astonishing story of his life.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol IV, Mae West
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Mae West was perhaps the most unique female actress of any age of films, in that she became the product of her mind’s eye. Neither the film studios she worked at nor her fans created her, Mae did that herself. In no single instance did an actress ever have such power. Mae established a persona of “forever sexy” but she did it solely with the illusion of being sexy.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol III, Jean Harlow
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Jean Harlow was widely considered as the reigning sexpot of the golden age of Hollywood filmmaking. She usually played the part either of a tough-talking moll or a prostitute and was every man’s fantasy date. The reality, however, was far different. She was largely indifferent to sex and her looks were actually nothing special. Her story is a sad one and her death was horrible beyond belief.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol II, Joan Crawford
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Joan’s childhood was right out of a Dickens novel. Her mother was indifferent to her, her 3 fathers ran out on her. She grew up alone and friendless, having to work her early years at a succession of menial jobs in order to make ends meet for her mother and shiftless brother. When Joan’s 3rd father began sexually molesting her, Joan was blamed for enticing him and kicked out of the house.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol I, Bette Davis
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Bette Davis, despite her lack of beauty and sex appeal, rose up to be a major star. She had lived a rather miserable and unhappy life and most people that worked with her disliked her, and in many cases even hated her. As she grew older, a festering mental illness, a rapid aging, and ongoing physical illnesses made her bad tempered and vicious to virtually everyone.
All Too Human
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
I came to this book as a hostile critic. I’d said I would review it and felt I ought to do so, but what do I care for a book by a black, English, kick-boxing champion who has spent time in prison. Now I care. It is a significant, thought provoking and entertaining piece of literature, potentially life changing and not far from masterpiece. Jeff Hunt – Humanist Society of New Zealand
The Kardashian Effect
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"The Kardashian Effect" is a compelling, unauthorized, and first-of-its kind look at the Kardashian family, their rise to fame, and the marketing genius behind their multi-million dollar brand. A must read for fans, marketers, and entrepreneurs.
She's a Mod
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A personal diary of 1964. This was the year of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, mod fashions -- when the British pop scene changed the world forever. Kay was a sixteen year old schoolgirl from an average middle class family in Melbourne, Australia. She didn’t swear, she didn’t smoke, she didn’t drink, she didn’t do drugs or sex. But where pop stars were concerned it was do or die!