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The Coolest People in the Arts: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A Sample: Margot Fonteyn once was surprised to find out that a man she had thought was half-Oriental was actually 100% Panamanian. It turned out that as a boy he had lived in Japan. His face was injured in an earthquake, and the Japanese doctors performing plastic surgery on him had given him an Oriental appearance.
The Simple Guide To Selena Gomez
By Chris Scott
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Selena Gomez really has lived a fairy tale. Growing up in an average neighborhood, going through the divorce of her parents and being an only child could have been lonely, she did grow up with many other children. She got the inspiration for acting from her mother. After being in a band she has now decided to concentrate on her acting. Has she now met her prince charming, how will this story end?
Holy Cross Cemetery: The Unauthorized Guide
By Mark Masek
Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
“Holy Cross Cemetery: The Unauthorized Guide” is a complete guide to the burial locations of nearly 70 celebrities, including film legends Rita Hayworth, Bela Lugosi, Bing Crosby, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Loretta Young, Jimmy Durante, Rosalind Russell, Pat O’Brien, Ann Miller, Mary Astor, Ricardo Montalban, John Candy and Fred MacMurray, plus detailed personal and professional biographies.
Postcards From Ireland
By Michael Harling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,070. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Postcards From Ireland is a humorous ramble through the bogs and backlands of Ireland via the bewildered musings of the author who, while displaying his trademark ineptitude at dealing with life beyond the borders of the US of A, is unknowingly being drawn into an even grater adventure.
The Life of a Paperboy
By Harvey Bird
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A paper round is more entertaining than you might first think. This short book is my recollection of the hilarious and entertaining events that occur while on my paper rounds. Told with great sarcasm and comedy
Calvary Cemetery: The Unauthorized Guide
By Mark Masek
Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The original Calvary Cemetery was one of the first burial grounds in Los Angeles. This book provides the most complete and comprehensive directory to find the burial locations of nearly two dozen celebrities, from the Barrymores; to silent film stars including Mabel Normand, Pola Negri and Ramon Novarro; to recent stars like Lou Costello and Irene Dunne; and even Ronald Reagan’s parents.
Home of Peace Memorial Park: The Unauthorized Guide
By Mark Masek
Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Home of Peace Memorial Park in East Los Angeles contains the final resting places of some of the biggest names in the history of Hollywood, including MGM studio chief Louis B. Mayer, Universal Studios founder Carl Laemmle, three of the four movie-making Warner brothers, and two of the Three Stooges –- Curly and Shemp.
The Title Can't Say It All
By Luke Boyd
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A book about my final year in elementary school. My partner Ann-Margret Swindle. I had a journal that I kept up with all my information.
Valhalla Memorial Park: The Unauthorized Guide
By Mark Masek
Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, near Los Angeles, was founded in 1923, and is the oldest cemetery in the San Fernando Valley. Although more closely associated with the aviation industry than entertainment, Valhalla contains the graves of many well-known and legendary entertainers and celebrities, and this book provides a detailed guide to find their final resting places.
Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills: The Unauthorized Guide
By Mark Masek
Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills: The Unauthorized Guide” is a complete guide to the burial locations of dozens of celebrities, including film legends Buster Keaton, Stan Laurel and Bette Davis; TV pioneers Steve Allen and Ernie Kovacs; comedians Marty Feldman and Freddie Prinze; musicians Liberace and Rick Nelson; and recent additions John Ritter, David Carradine, Brittany Murphy and Tom Bosley.
Angie
By Giuliano Bartolaccini
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,260. Language: Italian. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
TRATTO DA UNA STORIA VERA. L’Amore sognato, quello che sfida le convenzioni e la stessa morte. Un racconto ricco di colpi di scena dove sono intrecciati odi ed amori, affetti e sentimenti, incomprensioni e paure, rinunce e sacrifici. L’atmosfera è quella dei romanzi d’avventura: al centro l’America, come sfondo il paese natìo, sede degli affetti e dei ricordi e delle speranze.
The Funniest People in Television and Radio: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 24,220. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A sample: Humorist Frank Sullivan had a sister named Kate, who bought a TV in the days when TVs were rare. Very quickly, she called a TV repairman, who asked, “What seems to be wrong with it?” She replied, “Well, for one thing, a lot of the programs are lousy.”
Be a Work of Art: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A sample anecdote: Very often, an actor would have trouble with part of his role, whether it was speaking a line or performing some piece of business, and he would go to theatrical director Tyrone Guthrie for help. Often, Mr. Guthrie would have the answer at hand, but if he did not, he would tell the actor, “Go home, think about it, come back, and astonish us in the morning.”
The Funniest People in Theater: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes about the theater, including this one: Early in her career, actress Diana Rigg was regarded as something of a kook by her neighbors because she used to lose her keys a few times a year and be forced to gain entry to her apartment by throwing a milk bottle through a window.
A Soul`s Journey
By Sharon Cheyne-McGabe
Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by Manie van der Westhuizen. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sharon is the mother of two boys living in the picturesque surroundings of the small seaside town of Hibberdene. This book is for anyone who has loved and loved well, had heartbreak and survived it.
The Truth Will Set You Free
By Manie van der Westhuizen
Price: Free! Words: 35,110. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A recording of my personal life experience with my Savior, Jesus Christ. I do not promote any religious organization, nor do I have any attention to claim this book as a religious work of art. I am honored to know that my life was extended to date with more than fifteen years. Three Coronary Bypass Operations during these fifteen years were all for the good and worth it
Teach Me Love
By Manie van der Westhuizen
Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A recording of my personal life experience with my Savior, Jesus Christ.A privilege to read the Bible from Genesis Chapter 1 verse 1 to the end Revelation Chapter 22 verse 21.I closed the Bible, took the hand of my Redeemer and walked with him. To hold and obey his commands is the essentialia of Life. Fifteen years extended life. Three Coronary Bypass Operations, worth it to write this book...
The Funniest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 1 · The Funniest People in Books, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A sample anecdote: G.K. Chesterton visited Broadway and Times Square at night when the scene was brightly lit by advertising signs. He gazed at the sight for a while, then said to a friend, “How beautiful it would be for someone who could not read.”
The Funniest People in Dance: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,320. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Alicia Markova was dancing the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy when Doris, her sister, sitting in the audience, overheard a little boy give what Ms. Markova considered the greatest compliment of her career. The little boy saw the Sugar Plum Fairy, then turned to his mother and said, “Can I have her for my Christmas tree next year?”
The Coolest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Starting out as a stand-up comedian can be tough. Dallas comedian Sherry Belle remembers getting laughs her first time on stage; unfortunately, the audience was laughing at all the wrong places. For example, she finished a joke, but the audience didn’t laugh, so she said, “That was the punch line.” That made the audience laugh.