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The Last Flight of JFK Jr: How it Went Tragically Wrong and Why
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
John F. Kennedy Jr.’s last flight told in story form, as narrative/creative nonfiction, of the days leading up to that fateful night and the flight itself.
Strange Boat - Mike Scott & The Waterboys
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Strange Boat charts the twisting and meandering journey of Mike Scott, describing the literary and spiritual references that inform his songwriting and exploring the multitude of locations and cultures in which his band, The Waterboys, have assembled and reflected in their recordings.
Poker Tilt
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,740. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Laurence Samuels. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
DUTCH BOYD is a two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner who has won and lost millions. Read his amazing true story of the sky highs and cavernous lows living the life of a professional poker player, and his struggle to hang on to his bankroll and his sanity.
My Mind Is An Open Mouth: A Life Behind the Mic
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
With his outlandish, machine-gun rapid-fire humor, Cork Proctor has been knockin' 'em dead for sixty years. . . literally. From his first attempt at stand-up comedy as a gravedigger entertaining his co-worker to lounges and showrooms around the world--on land and sea--this left-handed, dyslexic, two-time high school dropout has not only seen it all, he tells it all.
Frank Sidebottom - Out of His Head
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The true story of the character that inspired the movie 'Frank', 'Out of His Head' is the authorised biography of the late Chris Sievey, whose life was considerably stranger than fiction.
Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
When Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing threw himself to his death from the terrace of Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel in 2003, he was the greatest star of his generation in the city. At the forefront of almost all the cultural changes Hong Kong saw during his lifetime, Leslie came to embody the unique spirit of the city. Firelight of a Different Colour commemorates a life that continues to inspire.
Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio - Love In Japan, Korea & Beyond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,500. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio is a timeless tale -- two legends with extraordinary careers in their individual fields and remarkable existences. This book chronicles each of their lives from the days before they met, until their paths finally crossed, their nine month marriage, the love after their marriage, and the love he held for her beyond her life and until the end of his.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 5)
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Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 88,770. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
THIS BOOK CONTAINS 250 STORIES OF GOOD DEEDS.
Matinee and Evening “The Story of Actors Abby Lewis and John Seymour”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This is the story of Abby Lewis, a beautiful, strong, and determined actress, and her husband, the charming, sophisticated actor John Seymour. Their love story spans more than five decades, through many trials and triumphs. The story gives an insider’s look into the trials and rewards of life as an actor. It paints a compelling portrait of a couple who “made it” in an extremely competitive field.
The Importance of Being Ernest: The Life of Actor Jim Varney (Stuff that Vern doesn't even know)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,320. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Ernest, the lovable blue-collar buffoon, was a staple of pop culture in countless commercials, movies and a Saturday-morning TV show. Jim Varney was the actor who portrayed the unforgettable homespun character. Jim's nephew, Justin Lloyd, traces Jim’s journey from a talented young actor in Kentucky to an iconic entertainment figure who gained worldwide stardom.
NELSON MANDELA - A MAN FIRST
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,030. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Nelson Mandela, the most famous prisoner of the 20th century, was a tribal prince, the leader of the African National Congress, the commander-in-chief of a rebel army, and a head of state. But he was, first and foremost, a man. This intimate, in-depth biography traces his life from the rural Transkei to the capitals of the world, revealing the heart-stopping danger of his life as the famous ‘Blac
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
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.
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
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!
Elvis From One Fan to Another - The Interactive Elvis Book
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,020. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Elvis Presley was the first modern Rock & Roll star who lived a life stranger than fiction. He took the world by storm becoming the most popular Rock & Roll singer of all time. John Lennon himself declared, “Before Elvis there was nothing!” From One Fan to Another is a candid look at Elvis’ life and music between 1953 and 1978. The book is completely interactive and contains hundreds of links.
The Rise and Fall of the Silent Film Era, Vol I: The Actors
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 54,560. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
They are all gone now but what a trail they blazed across the night-time sky. They had entered a new and exciting industry and single-handedly elevated it into an art form (at least for a while). The way they dressed, the way they acted, the way they lived became the object of the greatest interest to their millions of fans who sought to emulate them in every way they could.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 3)
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Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 82,600. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Someone who posted anonymously on Quora.com wrote about a man who may have been homeless who came into a truck stop and asked a waitress whether 38 cents was enough to buy a cup of coffee. She replied, “Of course. Have a seat.” The real price of a cup of coffee at the truck stop was 50 cents.
Bi Parchamaan; The Flagless Ones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
After years of struggle and disillusionment, Hassan Faramarz and his family, political refugees from Iran were finally allowed to locate in Ireland. He, his wife and children were denied asylum by country after country. Promises were made only to be broken.
Bardot - Two Lives
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,880. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
For sixty years, Brigitte Bardot was an international phenomenon. Here, for the first and only time, a writer was granted access to the woman behind the myth --- a woman who, literally, changed the world.