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Yes I Can: the story of Sammy Davis Jr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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In Yes I Can, his 1965 worldwide Number One Best Selling autobiography, Sammy Davis recounts the extraordinary obstacles he overcame to become the undisputed world’s greatest entertainer. A half century after it became an immediate bestseller, Yes I can is still an intensely absorbing book, full of the vitality and aggressive greatness of Sammy Davis, Jr.
Jack the Ripper:
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,520. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Jack the Ripper: "Light-hearted Friend" is the unexpected sequel to The Agony of Lewis Carroll. It presents the case that the famed author of children's nonsense who spent a lifetime hiding self disclosure and Victorian smut in his children s' books, finally exploded and turned to the murder and mutilation of women as his final assault on his parents and the society that had betrayed him.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Lenny Bruce!!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 297,160. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The author of the bestselling biographies The Lives of John Lennon and Elvis explores the tumultuous life of one of the most controversial comics who ever lived. Lenny Bruce's life is reconstructed in dazzling sequences that capture his genius in the same lingo and rhythm, shtick comedy and junkie surrealism that characterized his imagination.
The Two: A Biography of the Original Siamese Twins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,200. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"They" were the famous, the first, the original Siamese Twins, Chang and Eng, and their story is told in this fascinating and remarkable book in such detail, with such enormous insight and warmth, and with such a superb sense of drama that one understands, for the first time, just how bizarre, heroic, tragic and human their lives in fact were.
Stormy Genius: The Life of Aviation's Maverick Bill Lear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,850. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Reckless, abrasive, egocentric, conniving, wife-cheater...indeed a genius...Interesting reading for all..." The Witchita Eagle-Beacon
Opioid Warrior -- George Chuvalo
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until Feb. 29!) Words: 121,750. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
The last thing George Chuvalo wanted as he embarked on an astonishing heavyweight pro boxing career -- where he was called ‘The Toughest Man on the Planet’ by both Muhammad Ali and George Foreman -- was to be remembered as an ‘Opioid Warrior.’ But in retirement, he was thrown into the fight of his life, trying to save four family members – three sons and his wife -- from opioid hell.
Bob Hope: A Tribute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,500. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES! He's an American legend whose wisecracks entertained us jor more than sixty years. Now you can enjoy all the glamour and fun of Bob Hope's fabulous life in this intimate, wonderfully detailed biography. Discover how an English immigrant named Leslie Downs Hope became the great Bob Hope, the funniest man in Hollywood, a comedian who won our hearts.
James Garner: A Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Internationally known as the star of three dozen movies and three television series, and a familiar face in TV commercials, James Garner is one of our finest actors. He is also one our funniest, but as he points out, "I don't do comedy. I do humor." And it is Garner's special brand of wry, subtle, carefully crafted funniness that has brought him widespread fame and a devoted following.

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