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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 Brandy offers thoughts about her dad as well as her unpublished graduate school thesis which unravels his “Split Personality.”
From Ethiopia to Utopia: A Remarkable Journey in Music and in Love
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
If you wonder what it was like to be born in the land of Sheba, to live as a child in Beirut during WWII, or as a young actor in Paris during the French New Wave, or as a singer in New York City’s Mad Men era, Jean-Paul Vignon transports you to all of those places and moments in his unforgettable memoir, FROM ETHIOPIA TO UTOPIA: A Remarkable Journey in Music and in Love.
Hollywood Snapshots: The Forgotten Interviews
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Subjects of the magazine interviews include Claire Trevor, Jack Oakie, Paul Henreid, Ann Miller, John Carradine, Howard Keel, Mary Pickford, Gale Sondergaard, David Janssen, Yvonne DeCarlo, and several members of The Little Rascals/Our Gang films.
Al Pacino: The Movies Behind The Man
Price: $3.99 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.
Геленджик. Книга 2. Чудо Пицундской Сосны. Gelendzik. Book 2. In Russian.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,770. Language: Russian. Published: January 19, 2017 and represented by Elena Pankey. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Fun stories about Gelendzik 1950-1990. Книга о событиях курортного Черноморского городка и удивительной девочке, любившей всех вокруг себя. Она жила, как Пицундская сосенка, на сухой, соленый, ветреной скале, преодолевая все препятствия на пути к счастью. Девочка верила, что чудеса, прекрасные превращения и радость у неё впереди.
George Clayton Johnson: Fictioneer from Ocean's Eleven, Through the Twilight Zone, to Logan's Run
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography


A giant from the Golden Age of Television, George shares invaluable wisdom, insights, and tricks of the trade in this enlightening, instructive, and delightful account of his life as a Fictioneer.
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.
To Make Matters Worse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Danny Marianino's constant quest to find a comfortable place to poop as a youngster will have you in tears as you laugh and groan with him in this enlightening look into the enigmatic author and musician's childhood. Readers of his previous books will enjoy returning to Danny's unique voice as he takes you through his trials and tribulations as a rambunctious youth with a seemingly spastic colon.
Once a Pulp Man: The Secret Life of Judson P. Philips as Hugh Pentecost
Price: $5.99 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
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.
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...
The Story of Sunseed — And Other True Adventures
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
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.
Surging To Success: The 25 Entrepreneurs, Authors, Entertainers, Innovators, And Straight-Up Nerds Who Are Following Their Passions And Finding Success
Price: Free! Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
From profiles with Oscar-winning screenwriters and New York Times Bestselling authors, to Q&As with the entrepreneurs behind products you use every day, we have spent the last year pulling back the curtain on success, ambition and finding happiness through your career. In short: surging to success. This book represents the best of our efforts. Read. Enjoy. Surge On.
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.
My Life Dancing With The Stars
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.
Myanmar Dance and Drama
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015 by Today Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book traces the origin and development of the arts of dance and drama from the earliest times. This 24-chapter book describing Myanmar's dance and drama history starting from ancient Pyu era.
Nobody's Stooge: Ted Healy
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,750. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The full and true story of the Three Stooges' straight man, and his death at the early age of 41.
Ben Holt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,110. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Mayme Wilkins Holt opens up her heart to share the incredible story of her son, musician and singer Ben Holt. This book is not only a biography of a talented musician who was taken too soon, but is also a musical journey. Ben graduated from Juilliard and was a successful vocal artist, being featured in several great classical music and operatic performances, including Metropolitan Opera Company.
Adventures in Hollywood
Price: $9.00 $4.00 USD. (56% off!) Words: 163,000. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Autobiography of one of the greatest of the classic Hollywood era.