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My Brother Elvis: The Final Years
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
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.
Shirley Temple Biography: The ‘Perfect Life’ of the Child Star Shirley Temple During the Great Depression
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...
Bardot - Two Lives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
BARDOT AT 80 Difficult to believe, but the "sex kitten" who scandalized the 1950s and the 1960s with her unbelievable beauty, her wonderful childlike screen persona and her lack of clothes, is now an octogenarian.
Straight Walk: A Supermodel's Journey to Finding Her Truth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The riveting story of a Latina actress and supermodel, and her rise from a poor neighborhood in Venezuela to the fashion runways of Milan, Paris, New York, and London. Patricia Velasquez worked tirelessly to help lift her family out of poverty, but she spent years hiding her true self from those she loved most. In this intimate memoir, she finally reveals the naked truth about her life.
Shania Twain Biography Her Life and Career
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 Tragic Secret Life of Jayne Mansfield
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.
The Prostitution Memoirs of Asian-Czech Porn Star Drahomira Juzova AKA Lady Dee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Originally from the Czech Republic, the call girl I interviewed over a week's time is 21 years old. An only child, she hasn't told her parents she is a prostitute. Melanie Dee's mom teaches swimming to youths in Usti Nad Labem, near Prague. Her father works in an office there. I found out later that Melanie Dee and Czech porn star Lady Dee are the same person. Her real name is Drahomira Juzova.
Leo Gorcey's Fractured World
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This is a book celebrating the overlooked contributions to filmdom made by Leo Gorcey, a truly enigmatic man, whose life ended prematurely in 1969. Brandy offers thoughts about her dad as well as her unpublished graduate school thesis which unravels his “Split Personality.”
P. S. I Love Lucy: Lucille Ball's Palm Springs
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...
Legends of Rock & Roll - Fats Domino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The first musician to become a rock & roll icon solely on the strength of his music and talent and not because of some novelty or image was Fats Domino. It is said that Fats Domino put the rhythm in “rhythm and blues”.
Power, Passion and Beauty - The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra - Special Edition eBook 2013
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."
Houston's Morning Show: The True Story of Hudson & Harrigan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,680. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Houston’s Morning Show carefully chronicles the wild and sometimes wacky twists and turns of The Hudson & Harrigan Show and pulls back the curtain so readers can experience for themselves the demands and rewards of anchoring a blockbuster, major-market team show.
Twilight Zone Curse of the Stars Volume 1 Resigned to Death
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,460. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Finally revealed here for the first time in this initial volume of a multi-part book set, the world learns riveting and shocking details that virtually every star from the iconic “Twilight Zone” TV series has been cursed—both the living and the dead.
Hollywood’s Maddest Doctors: Lionel Atwill, Colin Clive, and George Zucco
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).
Breaking the Silence: The Films of John Pilger
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.
The Playboy Playmate Who Dined At The Nixon White House And Other Cottontail Anecdotes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The January 1973 Playboy Playmate dined at the Nixon White House. She accompanied an ex-POW whose wife divorced him while he was a captive in a Vietnamese prison. Two twin Playmates were tried in a Wisconsin courtroom, charged with tax evasion. Their individual trials involved distinctions between prostitutes and mistresses. The women were sex partners with Wisconsin businessman David Kritzik.
A Collection of Poetry Struggle and Victories Over Drug Addiction
Series: IN THE WORDS OF AN ADDICT. Price: $5.25 $2.89 USD. (45% off until Nov. 15!) Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Kelly Busch. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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A collection of poetry written during the course of a gripping drug addiction that was a mask for dealing with childhood sexual abuse.
Al Pacino: The Movies Behind The Man
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.
3 Hour Dad
Price: $5.51 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
What would you do if you were suddenly told you were going to be a mum or dad without any notice? How would you react? What thoughts would go through your head? You haven't prepared to be a parent, you've not made any arrangements and nobody in your family is aware. Now imagine that not even the mum-to-be knew that she had been hiding a little person inside her tummy the entire time.

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