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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.
Once a Pulp Man: The Secret Life of Judson P. Philips as Hugh Pentecost by Audrey Parente
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Once a popular mystery writer, Judson P. Philips rose through the ranks of pulp fiction magazines, achieving success as Hugh Pentecost. Years later, he established a summer stock theater that launched several careers. Despite personal success and professional achievement, Philips maintained he was a failure. Audrey Parente examines the complicated life and career of a complex artist.
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.
The Story of Sunseed — And Other True Adventures by Terry Oftedal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,200. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Some may call this a love story. It's that and more: memoirs, a spiritual quest, and reflections on wisdom gained along the way. The Story of Sunseed is a quintessential journey of our time. It compels us to take a fresh look at today's world and everything we think we know about it. By the end we learn just as our world has been transformed over a lifetime, the same opportunity exists for us.
Revival: How a Tenor Lost His Voice But Found His Calling by Donald Braswell & Mark Koopmans
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 65,760. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
From Juilliard to jumper cables; from wasting all the talent in the world to America's Got Talent, REVIVAL—The Donald Braswell Story—is a memoir about the "Texas Tenor" who lost his voice in a random accident, but finds his calling through faith—and a musical miracle.
My Life Dancing With The Stars by Miriam Nelson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 107,400. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Autobiography of the dancer who has danced with countless stars, including Julie Andrews, Ingrid Bergman, Doris Day, Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Bing Crosby, Gene Kelly, John Travolta and Billy Bob Thornton.
The Cinematic Misadventures of Ed Wood by Andrew J. Rausch & Charles E. Pratt, Jr.
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Authors Andrew J. Rausch and Charles E. Pratt, Jr. investigate this claim while providing in-depth looks at the 29 existing films written and/or directed by Wood.
Dr. Firesign's Follies by David Ossman
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by BearManor Media. 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Matinee and Evening “The Story of Actors Abby Lewis and John Seymour” by Paula Moore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This is the story of Abby Lewis, a beautiful, strong, and determined actress, and her husband, the charming, sophisticated actor John Seymour. Their love story spans more than five decades, through many trials and triumphs. The story gives an insider’s look into the trials and rewards of life as an actor. It paints a compelling portrait of a couple who “made it” in an extremely competitive field.
Forward Thru The Fires of Life by Jimmie Badgett
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A factual, historical, educational, and comical book about our family life, careers in the fire service, emergency management and disaster response. It includes “lessons learned” as a safety guide in many types of situations. It contains poetry and prose. It covers the importance of Wills and Living Trust. Our intent was to share the humor in our lives and encourage the reader to do the same.
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.
Old Wives Tales: Living Our Lives - Becoming Ourselves Twenty-Five Women's Stories by Peg Elliott Mayo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Old Ain't A Dirty Word! At eighty-four, it's welcome news. Old Wives Tales, is Peg Mayo's seventeenth book. Old is defined as sixty-seven to the end of the game. This is a collaborative effort of many old women. The eldest participant is ninety-seven. Peg's forty years as a psychotherapist helped shape their wisdom entertainingly. Cover photos are from a while back.
Bardot - Two Lives by Jeffrey Robinson
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.
Don't Ever Punch a Rockstar: A Collection of Hate Mail And Other Crazy Rumors by Danny Marianino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,500. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Documenting Danny Marianino's days as a metalhead from childhood into adulthood, Don't Ever Punch a Rockstar somehow rationalizes playing in a few hardcore/punk bands, touring, fighting, drinking, internet bullying, celebrity encounters, satanic curses, house fires, harassment and collecting an immeasurable amount of hate mail from some of the most illiterate human beings the world has to offer.