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My Brother Elvis: The Final Years by David E. Stanley
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 68,050. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
In My Brother Elvis, David Stanley shares his harrowing experiences while on the road as a 16 year old bodyguard to the King of Rock n' Roll. The final 5 years of Elvis Presley's life were filled with his greatest triumphs and his toughest tribulations, as the iconic star fought a war with addiction he would tragically lose at the age of 42.
Full Throttle by John Deakin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Full Throttle is an entertaining account of an amazing man’s life in aviation that is sure to leave the reader laughing and head-shaking as the pages turn quickly. It is a compilation of short stories told by John Deakin over the years on Compuserve's AVSIG Forum. Some of Deakin’s stories are funny, some are sad, and a few are shocking for the amount of trouble Deakin managed to get himself into.
Breaking the Silence: The Films of John Pilger by Anthony Hayward
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 167,750. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
In Breaking the Silence: The Films of John Pilger, Anthony Hayward traces the journalist and documentary maker's screen career, from The Quiet Mutiny in 1970 to Utopia in 2013. The book details the documentaries, their effects, such as the $45 million in aid triggered by Year Zero - The Silent Death of Cambodia, and Pilger's clashes with both the political and broadcasting establishments.
Shirley Temple Biography: The ‘Perfect Life’ of the Child Star Shirley Temple During the Great Depression by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
You are about to discover the astonishing and quite unusual success of Shirley Temple during the harsh times the United States has ever known - The Great Depression of the 1930s. While people struggle for survival, food, shelter, and money, Shirley Temple rocked the entertainment industry and prevented many of the film companies like Twentieth Century Fox from bankruptcy...
The Queens of Comedy: Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Chelsea Handler by Ian Fineman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
They've been called the most innovative and irreverent performers of their time. But Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, Chelsea Handler, and Amy Poehler are much more than a gang of girls who know how to tell jokes. They are also comedy pioneers blazing trails alongside (and ahead of) most of their legendary peers in a male-dominated business.
Hollywood’s Maddest Doctors: Lionel Atwill, Colin Clive, and George Zucco by Gregory William Mank
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2018 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Finally a biography on those titans of terror from the Golden Age of Horror Films: Lionel Atwill (Doctor X, Mystery of the Wax Museum), Colin Clive (Frankestein) and George Zucco (The Flying Serpent).
The Tragic Secret Life of Jayne Mansfield by Raymond Strait
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,540. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Having spent ten years as Jayne Mansfield's press secretary, Raymond Strait knows intimately both the public image and the private person that were Jayne Mansfield. Sitting through hundreds of hours of interviews and private conversations -- not only with Jayne but also with her husbands, her lovers, and her children -- gave Ray the opportunity to present a revealing portrait of the woman.
Power, Passion and Beauty - The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra - Special Edition eBook 2013 by Walter Kolosky
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The Special Edition eBook “Power, Passion and Beauty - The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra” is the updated 2013 version of the critically acclaimed work first published in 2006. Carlos Santana, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Joe Zawinul, Pat Metheny, Jeff Beck and many other music giants cooperated exclusively with Walter Kolosky to tell the story of the "greatest band that ever was."
Hollywood Snapshots: The Forgotten Interviews by Michael B. Druxman
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Subjects of the magazine interviews include Claire Trevor, Jack Oakie, Paul Henreid, Ann Miller, John Carradine, Howard Keel, Mary Pickford, Gale Sondergaard, David Janssen, Yvonne DeCarlo, and several members of The Little Rascals/Our Gang films.
Legends of Rock & Roll – The Everly Brothers by James Hoag
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Everly Brothers were one of the most important and influential of the early rock and roll bands. They set the standard high with close two-part harmonies and were the first of the rockers who combined country with rock and roll and, surprisingly, impressed both sides of the fence.
Al Pacino: The Movies Behind The Man by Mark Searby
Price: $5.67 USD. Words: 220,470. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Al Pacino: The Movies Behind The Man is a retrospective look at the vast career of an iconic actor. This book offers an extensive look at the movies of the legendary Hollywood actor and includes over fifty exclusive interviews with those who have worked closely with Al Pacino. Giving a unique insight to a film icon who continues to dazzle, inspire and awe audiences the world over.
Elizabeth Taylor Biography: The Legendary Life of Liz Taylor, Furious Love Affairs, Relationships and More by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2018 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Elizabeth Taylor has been a well-known British-born American Actress in the early 20th century. She has been fascinated by Shirley Temple and just like her Elizabeth got involved in acting thanks to her parents at a very young age. Elizabeth inherited her zest for life from her mother, and her need to strive for perfection from her father. This would serve her well throughout the professional...
Shania Twain Biography Her Life and Career by Cindy Vincent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Essential Information Arising in the mid - '90s, Shania Twain became the most preferred nation songs artist given that Garth Brooks. Skillfully fusing mainstream, AOR rock manufacturing with country-pop, Twain and her producer/husband, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, produced a commercial juggernaut with her 2nd album, The Woman in Me.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds: Volume 1 by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Actor/writer/director Paul Bern often gave money to the poor. One day, an impoverished woman waited in his office to see him. Because he was busy, he sent her some money and a note of apology for being unable to see her. He also told a friend about the money: “It’s mine no more than hers.”
You Never Have to Remember the Truth: The Nick Gugliatto Story by Dominic Gugliatto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The truth is coming... It was one of the most sensational murder cases in U.S. history. Lawrencia "Bambi" Bembenek, a former Playboy waitress and ex-Milwaukee police officer, was arguably railroaded and convicted of murder. When all hope of proving her innocence seemed lost, she planned a daring escape from prison, and together with her lover they slipped into Canada under assumed names.
Nine Lives: A Convoluted Story of Passage by Walter Atkinson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A humorous account of the life's experiences of a true Renaissance man from the perspective of his Mojo. This perspective results in a harsh evaluation in what idiotic things an otherwise smart man can participate. Experiences from ocean sailing to racing cars, and flying airplanes leave the reader belly laughing at the way the Mojo's subject makes decisions and acts upon his sage advice.
P. S. I Love Lucy: Lucille Ball's Palm Springs by Eric G. Meeks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,320. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz visited Palm Springs as young lovers. Once married, they built a home here, raised a family and constructed a hotel. Until Desi broke her heart here and all Lucy had was her love for the desert. This is how it happened...
Pathe' Film Studio Fire New York City December 10, 1929 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Fire Science
Norine Byrnes, Catherine Porter and Jola Springs were three young women who died unnecessarily when a fire erupted on the set at Pathe' studios in Manhattan. Motion pictures were transitioning from silent to sound in late 1929. Pathe' had covered a huge arc light with drapery that ignited around 9:30 a.m. Dancers were getting ready to perform in a cabaret scene. Eddie Elkins Orchestra was playing.
Barbara Parkins Hollywood Import From British Columbia by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Known for her roles in "Peyton Place" and "Valley of the Dolls", Barbara Parkins is an acting enigma. With a distinguished on screen persona, she boosted any production she was involved in. However, film critics attacked her, one of them saying that her ultimate goal is "to act". Beautiful and bored with the Hollywood lifestyle, she abandoned Hollywood for England. Interviews comprise my e-book.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
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