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The Funniest People in Movies: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 25,630. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This ebook contains 250 anecdotes about movies, including this one: Late in Peter Lorre’s career, after he had begun to make bad films, a fan wrote him, “I would love to be tortured by you.” Mr. Lorre wrote back, “You have been tortured enough by going to my pictures.”
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds: Volume 1
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Actor/writer/director Paul Bern often gave money to the poor. One day, an impoverished woman waited in his office to see him. Because he was busy, he sent her some money and a note of apology for being unable to see her. He also told a friend about the money: “It’s mine no more than hers.”
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 33,610. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: Gary Paulsen, author of "Hatchet," loves dogs. Occasionally, he makes a dog lucky. He goes to the dog pound and says, “Give me the next one you’re going to whack.” He doesn’t even ask about the dog’s age, breed, sex, size, etc. He simply saves the next dog that is scheduled to die.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: At the 1992 Olympics Games in Barcelona, cameraman Kenny Woo went around dropping pennies because he knew that the members of the United States women’s gymnastics team thought that finding a penny meant they would have good luck.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 4: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Comedian Jay Leno once wanted to do something special for Hattie Hannigan, an English teacher he had studied under while attending Andover (Massachusetts) High School. He gave her a videotape, on which 16 Hollywood stars, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Debbie Reynolds, and Linda Gray, sent her greetings.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 5: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 43,570. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: When opera singer Ernestine Schumann-Heink was young and just starting her career, pianist-conductor Hans von Bülow learned that she did not have enough food to feed herself and her children. Therefore, he invited her to eat dinner at his house twice a week and then take home enough food to feed her children.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 6: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book recounts 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: The members of the Lebanon Valley College Rugby Team, a women’s team, stopped by the home of Joe Donley of Lebanon, PA, in November of 2010 and cleaned up his leaves. In a letter to the editor of the "Lebanon Daily News," Mr. Donley wrote, “We should be proud of young people such as these who take the opportunity to do good deeds.”
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 2)
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 66,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and good Samaritans.
Maximum Cool: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Lord Carson once cross-examined a witness who was known to like alcohol. He asked, “Should I be right in calling you a heavy drinker?” The witness replied, “That is my business.” Lord Carson then asked, “Any other business?”
The Coolest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This books contain 250 anecdotes, including this one: A friend of TV’s Mister Rogers used to paint trees when he was a little boy. Once, he painted a tree blue, and someone criticized his choice of colors. For years, he stopped painting trees — until a teacher told him that artists can paint things any color they want.