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250 Anecdotes About Opera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,300. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes about opera, including this one: Theater director Tyrone Guthrie was a fan of opera — and especially of Verdi’s Requiem. Often, he would sing along with his recording and shout, “Yes! Yes!” His wife, Judy, occasionally asked him, “Tony, can we just listen to it?” Mr. Guthrie always replied by shouting, “No — get involved.”
Amelia Earhart: Never in Man's Shadow
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Biographical profile of Amelia Earhart. Earhart’s disappearance has mesmerized the American public ever since her fateful around-the-world flight in 1937. However, the public’s fascination with Lady Lindy began long before her disappearance as she ventured into what was an almost exclusively male domain: airplanes and flight, flaunting convention with panache. This is her story.
The Funniest People in Television and Radio: 250 Anecdotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity 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.”
Blessed, Life of Val Kilmer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,490. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A Biography of Val Kilmer, his life and movies, his career and his personal life. Watch out for the word blessed - he uses it whenever something important happens to him. He has had a reputation for being difficult, is it true or is he just a misunderstood perfectionist, find out
The Funniest People in Dance: 250 Anecdotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,820. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity 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?”