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The Blue Angel - the life and films of Marlene Dietrich
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of Marlene Dietrich is the story of a tumultuous century. Her dilemmas, temptations, career moves and loves came in a constant stream of totally unexpected twists. The mayor of the liberated town of Aachen met her at the head of the advancing column of American troops in 1945. 'Do you know who I am? she asked the mayor. 'Yes,' he replied, 'You are the blue angel.' Perhaps she was.
Glenn Davis Doctor G
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Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Glenn Davis Doctor G
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 5: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 5 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 5. Price: $0.99 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 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: $0.99 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 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.
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 Most Interesting People Who Live Life, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People Who Live Life, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Jimmy Piersall was an amazing center fielder who could both make seemingly impossible catches and rifle the baseball to home plate. Manager Casey Stengel was once asked if his team would run on Mr. Piersall. Mr. Stengel replied, “Oh, sure. We’ll run on him—every time somebody hits the ball over the center-field fence.”
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 Most Interesting People in Movies: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A sample: When Yousuf Karsh went to Peter Lorre’s home to photograph the famous actor, he saw a sign by the driveway: “Beware of Ferocious Dogs.” The “ferocious dogs” turned out to be a couple of frisky Pekinese, a breed of very small, toy-sized dogs.
The Funniest People Who Live Life, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People Who Live Life, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Groucho Marx once asked Melinda, his little daughter, what she did at nursery school. She replied, “Oh, Daddy, all we do is paint and go to the toilet.” Groucho called this “the most accurate description of a nursery school that’s ever been uttered.”
The Funniest People in Families: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 1 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: While Eve Arden, famous especially for her radio and TV lead character in "Our Miss Brooks," was having labor pains for her son (Douglas), she ran into one small problem—nurses in the pre-labor room kept asking her for her autograph.
The Funniest People in Relationships: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,640. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Some happily married heterosexual men like to dress like women. One way to get the proper female frontal development is for the man to wear a mastectomy bra. Many wives have ordered a mastectomy bra and been treated so nicely by the sales staff over the telephone that they have been tempted to say, “Don’t worry. I don’t have breast cancer. My husband just likes to wear a bra.”
The Most Interesting People in Sports: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Hugh Troy once worked as a sports reporter for the student newspaper at Cornell. As a reporter, he gave the newspaper the reports of track and field meets, but he felt bad for whoever finished last in an event. Therefore, he invented the name “Johnny Tsal” and always listed Johnny Tsal as finishing last in whatever event he was covering.
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.
The Funniest People in Sports, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Sports, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
A sample: When future NFL player Pat Tillman was attending Arizona State, his coach, Bruce Snyder, planned to redshirt him, thus keeping him eligible to play college football for an additional year. Mr. Tillman told him, “You can do whatever you want with me, but in four years I’m gone. I’ve got things to do with my life.”
The Funniest People in Sports: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Sports, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
A sample: Joe Venuti played jazz violin much better than he played golf. After hitting the ball into the lake at the Lakeside Golf Club in Hollywood, Mr. Venuti became so frustrated that he threw his club into the water, then he threw his other clubs and golf bag into the water, then he picked up his caddy and threw him into the water, and finally he threw himself into the water.
The Most Interesting People in Religion: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Lessons can be learned in strange ways. John Wesley and Samuel Bradburn once witnessed an angry quarrel between two women who used bad language but who used it passionately and well and with their whole being. Mr. Bradburn was disgusted by the language and wanted to leave, but Mr. Wesley told him, “Stay—and learn how to preach.”
Kim Kardashian..Sometimes 9 is just not enough to satisfy a girl
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Kim Kardashian has been a source of controversy ever since she shot to fame. People love her and people hate her. With her quick marriage and even quicker divorce has she gone too far this time?
250 Anecdotes About Religion: Volume 2
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Series: 250 Anecdotes About Religion, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: In the family of Quaker humorist Tom Mullen, as part of the Christmas tradition the youngest child opened her presents first. The youngest child was Ruthie, who was not as materialistic as her siblings. For Ruthie a great part of the pleasure of Christmas lay in making her siblings wait a long time to open their presents.