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Dr. Firesign's Follies
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Dr. Firesign's Follies combines Ossman's insights on the Art of Radio and the creation of Firesign's audio oeuvre.
Lenny Bruce Narcotics Busts And Obscenity Cases, 1959-1966
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
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 German Actress Of Metropolis Fame
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
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
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.
Marie Prevost Canadian Film Actress of Early Hollywood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Marie Prevost rose from a bit player in a mob scene in a Mack Sennett produced comedy to become the lead actress of numerous silent films from the mid to late 1920s. My research has uncovered facts from ancestry records and newspaper clippings that fill in the blanks of many events in her short life. Tragically Marie's decline was a precipitous one, which ruined her health and left her dead at 38.
Marian Nixon Hollywood Motion Picture Actress
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Marian Nixon led an eventful life after she left her native Wisconsin for Minneapolis and then Hollywood. She relished the brisk life of vaudeville, the new towns and settings, the different people she met along the way, etc. However, she realized that she would not become a great dancer. She left the stage and her ballet troupe and made it big as a leading lady in early silent and sound movies.
Greta Nissen Norwegian Star of Stage and Film
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Greta Nissen's career took a nose dive with the advent of sound motion pictures. The transition to sound came quickly in 1929 and there was little time for actors and actresses who weren't prepared for the new medium. Greta's biggest problem was her thick Norwegian accent. If not for this flaw she might have become one of film's greatest early stars. My e-book chronicles her stage and film career.
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.
Butterfly Boy
Price: $1.99 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!
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
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Law » Media & the Law
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
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
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
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Desserts
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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
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
Price: $3.75 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?
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!
NASHVILLE SONGSMITHS - In-Depth Interviews With #1 Country Songwriters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Country, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Read the stories behind such phenomenal hits as "The Dance," "I Swear," "Independence Day," and many, many more. You'll also get insights into the music business and country songwriting - the harsh realities of rejection and the rewards of perseverance, the highly competitive world of Music Row, where success is fleeting and quickly forgotten, where "you're only as good as your next hit."