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Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing
By Nigel Collett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
When Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing threw himself to his death from the terrace of Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel in 2003, he was the greatest star of his generation in the city. At the forefront of almost all the cultural changes Hong Kong saw during his lifetime, Leslie came to embody the unique spirit of the city. Firelight of a Different Colour commemorates a life that continues to inspire.
Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio - Love In Japan, Korea & Beyond
By Jennifer Jean Miller
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,500. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio is a timeless tale -- two legends with extraordinary careers in their individual fields and remarkable existences. This book chronicles each of their lives from the days before they met, until their paths finally crossed, their nine month marriage, the love after their marriage, and the love he held for her beyond her life and until the end of his.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 5)
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 88,770. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
THIS BOOK CONTAINS 250 STORIES OF GOOD DEEDS.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » 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.
The Importance of Being Ernest: The Life of Actor Jim Varney (Stuff that Vern doesn't even know)
By Justin Lloyd
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,320. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Ernest, the lovable blue-collar buffoon, was a staple of pop culture in countless commercials, movies and a Saturday-morning TV show. Jim Varney was the actor who portrayed the unforgettable homespun character. Jim's nephew, Justin Lloyd, traces Jim’s journey from a talented young actor in Kentucky to an iconic entertainment figure who gained worldwide stardom.
NELSON MANDELA - A MAN FIRST
By Anne Marie du Preez Bezdrob
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,030. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"Reckless, abrasive, egocentric, conniving, wife-cheater...indeed a genius...Interesting reading for all..." The Witchita Eagle-Beacon
NaS Lost: A Tribute to the Little Homey
By Byron Crawford
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
NaS Lost is the Nas book only Byron Crawford could write, and not just due to literacy issues in the hip-hop community. Billed as a tribute to the little homey, it is in fact a tribute, but not in the way that an article in XXL magazine is a tribute to a rapper. NaS Lost considers the artist's career in its totality, from its amazing highs to its crushing lows -- and some of everything in between.
All Too Human
By Howard Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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
She's a Mod
By Kay Stammers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A personal diary of 1964. This was the year of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, mod fashions -- when the British pop scene changed the world forever. Kay was a sixteen year old schoolgirl from an average middle class family in Melbourne, Australia. She didn’t swear, she didn’t smoke, she didn’t drink, she didn’t do drugs or sex. But where pop stars were concerned it was do or die!
Elvis From One Fan to Another - The Interactive Elvis Book
By Robert Theisen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,020. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Elvis Presley was the first modern Rock & Roll star who lived a life stranger than fiction. He took the world by storm becoming the most popular Rock & Roll singer of all time. John Lennon himself declared, “Before Elvis there was nothing!” From One Fan to Another is a candid look at Elvis’ life and music between 1953 and 1978. The book is completely interactive and contains hundreds of links.
The Rise and Fall of the Silent Film Era, Vol I: The Actors
By James R Ashley
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 54,560. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
They are all gone now but what a trail they blazed across the night-time sky. They had entered a new and exciting industry and single-handedly elevated it into an art form (at least for a while). The way they dressed, the way they acted, the way they lived became the object of the greatest interest to their millions of fans who sought to emulate them in every way they could.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 3)
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Someone who posted anonymously on Quora.com wrote about a man who may have been homeless who came into a truck stop and asked a waitress whether 38 cents was enough to buy a cup of coffee. She replied, “Of course. Have a seat.” The real price of a cup of coffee at the truck stop was 50 cents.
Bi Parchamaan; The Flagless Ones
By Hassan Faramarz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
After years of struggle and disillusionment, Hassan Faramarz and his family, political refugees from Iran were finally allowed to locate in Ireland. He, his wife and children were denied asylum by country after country. Promises were made only to be broken.
Bardot - Two Lives
By Jeffrey Robinson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,880. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
For sixty years, Brigitte Bardot was an international phenomenon. Here, for the first and only time, a writer was granted access to the woman behind the myth --- a woman who, literally, changed the world.
Faith Hill: The Long Road Back
By James L. Dickerson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Faith Hill: The story of her life,from birth to her failed 2012 comeback. Did she crash and burn? Or has she only just begun to fight to regain her career? From humble beginnings in Star, Mississippi, Faith Hill soared to the top of the country and pop charts, becoming one of the most successful female recording artists in history. Her albums have sold millions.
Un ritratto di famiglia e mio fratello Ernest Hemingway
By Marcelline Hemingway Sanford
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,040. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Una vera miniera di aneddoti, una biografia classica, la prima edizione in lingua italiana, 29 illustrazioni e le lettere di Ernest dal fronte italiano e da Parigi negli anni Venti. Un'opportunità unica e una guida imperdibile per gli appassionati di Hemingway.
Marlon Brando: A Memoir
By Nancy K. Peardon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,410. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"...a fascinating must-read for Brando fans." --Publishers Weekly "Nancy K. Peardon reveals the notoriously private face of Marlon Brando, sharing intimate memories and experiences with the man himself, offering vivid anecdotes from their twenty-eight year relationship, while lending a fresh, unique perspective, and one that's never been seen before, of the legendary Hollywood icon.
Natalie Portman's Stark Reality
By James L. Dickerson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In Natalie Portman’s Stark Reality,James L. Dickerson traces Portman’s early development, from her Israeli roots to her first appearance in Hollywood—and takes the reader step-by-step through her professional and personal triumphs and challenges, right up to the present day, including her August 2012 marriage to Benjamin Millepied.
The Doors Examined
By Jim Cherry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Doors Examined examines The Doors and the band's members. It is comprised of selected acclaimed and original articles from The Doors Examiner and serves up content that assesses The Doors' seminal albums, how the group’s music has influenced other artists, and key people in the band’s history; people like Jim Morrison, Jac Holzman, Paul Rothchild, Bruce Botnick, and Pam Courson.