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Opioid Warrior -- George Chuvalo by Michael C. Hughes
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until Jan. 31!) 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.
Yes I Can: the story of Sammy Davis Jr by Burt Boyar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Trumped! The Inside Story of the Real Donald Trump—His Cunning Rise and Spectacular Fall by John R. O’Donnell & James Rutherford
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,950. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
The tabloids tracked his every move. The business magazines predicted his demise. And the public couldn't get enough. But the only people privy to Donald Trump's real story were the members of his inner circle—men such as Jack O'Donnell, a top executive at Atlantic City's Trump Plaza Casino until April, 1990. For three years O'Donnell witnessed the goings-on in the House of Trump.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Lenny Bruce!! by Lawrence
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.
Stormy Genius: The Life of Aviation's Maverick Bill Lear by Richard Rashke
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
James Garner: A Biography by Raymond Strait
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.
Steve Reeves Legends Never Die by Deborah Reeves Stewart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,810. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is about my life with Steve ("Hercules") Reeves, during the last seven years of his life. It is written from the perspective of a woman who was (and will always be) deeply, madly in love with Steve Reeves, the incomparable, world class bodybuilder, larger-than-life actor and last, but not least, rancher, horse breeder and author. Dozens of heretofore unpublished pictures included
But for the Grace of God by William R. Pogue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,210. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
Diary of a Young Musician — Final Days of the Big Band Era 1948-1962 by Felix Mayerhofer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,880. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Fideli Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Felix Mayerhofer grew up fast when he went from Juilliard School of Music in New York City to the professional "dog eat dog" world of big bands. It was there he encountered drugs, drinking, and women while traveling on the road. After a couple of years in an air force band during the Korean War, it was back on the road with more jazz groups. A fast read, filled with humor and excitement.
Bob Hope: A Tribute by Raymond Strait
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.
The Two: A Biography of the Original Siamese Twins by Amy Wallace
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.
Jack the Ripper: by Richard Wallace
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.
The Postie And The Priest A Look At Father Bob Maguire Through His Letterbox by Ron Burrows
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,780. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The Postie And The Priest is an unlikely collaboration between a priest and his postie whose alter ego demands that he write. Whilst penning the priest's story, laced with the postie's interjections, he allows his alter-ego some latitude resulting in a biography about the iconic Father Bob Maguire whose message could well be: "Love thy neighbour but don't become holier than thou whilst doing it."
Jingle Bell Rock by David Ward Davis & Lisa E. Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,300. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Jingle Bell Rock" is the story of Bobby Helms the 50's Pop/Country icon who sang the monstrous hit song. The Authors present a warm and touching profile of this iconic recording artist. "Jingle Bell Rock" will touch you deeply - you will not even know why. David Ward Davis & Lisa E. Brown bring life to this tragic, yet compelling story of love and heartbreak. You'll love Bobby’s story.
Сергей Есенин: Подруги и знакомые by WP IP GEB
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 129,120. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Можно утверждать, что тема «Сергей Есенин: Поэт и женщины» раскрыта панорамно. Информационная канва произведения расширена благодаря обилию иллюстративного материала, который помог автору создать более яркие психологические портреты Поэта и окружавших его современниц и современников.
The Life of Samuel J Tilden - Volume Two by Nikki Oldaker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 159,940. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Samuel Tilden Biography Vol 2 - During the 1876 presidential election, Tilden won the popular vote over his Republican opponent, Rutherford B. Hayes, proving that the Democrats were once again competitive in the American political process following the Civil War.
Prikosnoveniya by Vyacheslav Khotulev
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 184,750. Language: Russian. Published: March 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The documentary novel by Vyacheslav Khotulev, the famous Russian film director and writer, goes far beyond your typical memoir literature. It is written easily, elegantly, with a great deal of self-irony. And at the same time, the proposed publication is not without serious, deep reflections on the fate of Russia, its difficult and dramatic history.
David Janssen: Our Conversations - The Early Years (1965-1972) by Michael Phelps
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,010. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Michael Phelps crossed paths with David Janssen, star of The Fugitive TV series. Little did either anticipate that one conversation would be the beginning of a friendship which would span 15 years – up to the time of Janssen's unexpected passing. Phelps re-visited hundreds of conversations with the star which he decided to share with the world but, especially, David Janssen's fans.
Nelson Mandela - A Man First by Anne Marie du Preez Bezdrob
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 161,040. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Nelson Mandela, the most famous prisoner of the 20th century, was a tribal prince, the leader of the African National Congress, the commander-in-chief of a rebel army, and a head of state. But he was, first and foremost, a man. This intimate, in-depth biography traces his life from the rural Transkei to the capitals of the world, revealing the heart-stopping danger of his life as the famous ‘Blac
All Too Human by Howard Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I came to this book as a hostile critic. I’d said I would review it and felt I ought to do so, but what do I care for a book by a black, English, kick-boxing champion who has spent time in prison. Now I care. It is a significant, thought provoking and entertaining piece of literature, potentially life changing and not far from masterpiece. Jeff Hunt – Humanist Society of New Zealand
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