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Lenny Bruce Narcotics Busts And Obscenity Cases, 1959-1966 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Until 1962 Lenny Bruce appeared on mainstream programs like the Steve Allen Show and others. Bob Hope, Shelley Berman, and Jonathan Winters were among the entertainers who admired him. Yet no other comedian was willing to put himself on the line for free speech as did Lenny. He once said jokingly that his lawyers booked more court dates for him than his agents scheduled him for nightclub dates.
Brigitte Helm by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Brigitte Helm was a mercurial actress. Convicted by a Third Reich court of running over an elderly woman in her auto, Brigitte's career began after her mother sent her photo to the wife of German film director Fritz Lang. Versatile and reclusive she married a German industrialist. Brigitte refused most requests for interviews in her later years. I have researched my e-book using vintage newspapers
The Death And Suicide Investigation Of Mexican Actress Lupe Velez by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lupe Velez was four months pregnant when she committed suicide in 1944. Engaged to the Austrian-born French actor Harald Ramond, there are unexplained details of why she chose to end her life by taking an overdose of sleeping pills. My book looks at Lupe's relationship to Ramond, whether he truly loved her, and intended to marry her. It is for readers to decide from the details of my research.
Straight Walk: A Supermodel's Journey to Finding Her Truth by Patricia Velasquez
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.
Butterfly Boy by Howard Gibbon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
About my journey through life, the struggle to shake off the shackles of my childhood and to become who I really am and the controller of my future destiny. Creating a life of beauty and happiness in the service to others. Born of the realisation that as we move through life, our existence changes in ways we could never envisage.
Hippie Or, Like, There Was More to The 60s Than THAT, Man! by Dave Mandel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Walk through the world of Hippie: its origins, behavior and misbehavior, its outrages and beauty, its seque into today. Non-fiction adventure meets social drama in an originally-told, originally-illustrated first book from a widely and wildly experienced individual.
Westwood Memorial Park: The Unauthorized Guide by Mark Masek
Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“Westwood Memorial Park: The Unauthorized Guide,” provides the most complete, accurate and comprehensive directions to find the final burial locations of nearly 100 celebrities, including Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Natalie Wood, Don Knotts, Farrah Fawcett, Rodney Dangerfield and dozens more, plus detailed personal and professional biographies.
Carol Doda And The Topless Dancing Craze by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Carol Doda came to SF as a small girl. Her mother supported herself and her daughter with odd jobs. A 13-year-old dropout, Carol worked as a clothed cocktail waitress several years before she began her topless act. Topless performers soon gained support from several California judges. Yet the issue remained controversial. A 1972 Supreme Court ruling against pornography was a key setback.
Down the Shore - Tales From the Beaches and Boards of New Jersey Volume III by Larry S Gray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,870. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The third in Trent's wildly popular Down the Shore series. A few more tales from the author’s life and times at the Shore, an update on the restoration and rebuilding progress following Hurricane Sandy, and a special section dedicated to this past summer, when Trent and his people turned back the clock, rented a summer bungalow and cut loose like it was the old days - some things never change
Fun Guide to Online Dating by fun books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
There once was a time when a bar or nightclub was the place to be to pick up a guy or girl for dating. But, ever since the Internet has hit, online dating sites are becoming more and more “the place” to be for meeting others.
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.
The Chocolate Walk by Justine Crowley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Desserts(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A quirky and funny book on the life of a Chocolate Walking Tour Guide - based on a true story. In this intriguing and interesting book, the author shares with you the funny highs, as well as the funny lows she experienced both on and off tour while she was running completely booked out chocolate tours in Sydney, Australia over a ten month period. Is this a dream job? The author covers this too.
Glory Days With Elvis by Joe Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joe Jackson is a freelance Arts correspondent with The Irish Times. He also is an author and broadcaster whose radio shows include ten one-hour specials titled 'The Essential Elvis.' He also happens to be a life-long Elvis fan and this book contains a fragment of memoir and his major in-depth 1989 and 1990 interviews with Elvis' original drummer DJ Fontana and with backing vocalist Gordon Stoker
I Was a Jap Prisoner of War On The Death Railway by Alan Smith
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 27,940. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
the wartime diaries of a scottish rubber planter in malaysia, a volunteer who then joined the indian army as an officer. an exciting blow by blow account of the defence of malaysia when the japs invaded, followed by his capture in singapore and subsequent incarceration in various camps in burma and thailand working on the infamous death railway. transcribed from the original diaries.
Who Left Me In Charge? by Erin Spatz
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A slightly unbalanced mom of four kids, married to a pastor. This is my journal entires of my Postpartum Panic Disorder : the good, bad and crazy!
HOOD RIVER (Ore.) - The Delaplaine 2014 Long Weekend Guide by Andrew Delaplaine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in the Hood River area. Updated throughout the year, this concise guide will save you a lot of time. “We had a change of plans that added 2 days to our trip to Portland, so we decided to venture out to the Hood River area that we’d heard so much about. Spectacular views that will not disappoint.” – Jennifer D., Charlotte
Lessons from an Ice Cream Truck by Pineapple.... XVI
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book showcases the adventurous side of ice cream trucking and the unique ways in which Pineapple....XVI performs his role as an ice cream man. Throngs of college students and Clyde the donkey are among those I’ve served. This book will probably explode your preconceptions of how you think about an ice cream truck.
A Successful Landing On Safe Ground - The Dangerous Escape From Khomeini’s Claws To The Land Of Freedom Sweden by Akram Monfared-Arya
Price: Free! Words: 118,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This is the story of my life, a life with different dimensions, aspects and prospects from Iran to Sweden The story of a free-fall from the blue sky to the earth by the flying poet, writer, and artist, Akram Monfared-Arya.