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Memorable Films of the Forties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This book not only captures headliners like Laura, Casablanca, Easter Parade, Meet Me in St Louis, Yankee Doodle Dandy, All About Eve, Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 3 Musketeers, Picture of Dorian Gray and The Paleface, but also focuses on popular pix like Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein, Egg and I, Ali Baba and 40 Thieves, Cobra Woman, Cat and the Canary, Ghost Breakers, Caught, Glass Key, Dallas.
Movies International: America's Best, Britain's Finest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,770. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
British moviegoers love U.S. films. Why? A cinema manager in London's East End told me: "People come to the movies to get lost. They don't want to see Frank Sinatra in a U.K. movie, treading the same dreary streets they live in, day in, day out. They want Frank transported to a magic world, or a different world. That's what Hollywood supplies. British films are too realistic, too down-to-earth."
Kingdom Come
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,930. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The movie had been on TV for years. No one cared until it became a "classic," and now it's the rage, with restaurants named for it. It was made in black/white and resulted in a murder, Living participants meet in LA and relive the movie no one paid attention to at the time.
Suitable for Hanging
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
A unique collection of unusual and rare quotations by a wide variety of talents and celebrities. The quotes within range from insightful to funny, intellectual to raunchy. This book caters to quote-junkies and artists from every walk of life.
C. B. DeMille: The Man Who Invented Hollywood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013 by New Way Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in, Fiction » Historical » USA
Citizen Kane meets Sunset Boulevard Creative visionary,Cecil B. DeMille, battles a tight-fisted money man and his own vices to make Biblical epics and usher in Hollywood's Golden Age. Complications arise when his relationship with his two mistresses threatens to destroy his family.
Richardson's Growth Company Guide 5.0 - Investors, Deal Structures, Legal Strategies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,570. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business Law
The 5th edition of a critically acclaimed resource for entrepreneurs and private company investors written by a "veteran legal practitioner" who "knows his stuff." Contains 250+ strategy-packed entries that answer the questions most frequently asked by owners and operators of growing companies as they search for funding, negotiate financing terms, and address other critical issues.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of 100 to 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
Master Defenders
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,530. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Fantasy, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In a dreaded world infested with aliens, two officers embark on a quest to find powerful heroes across the nation. These fifteen fighters put aside their differences in order to prevent a vile alliance from unleashing an ancient abomination. 'Master Defenders' is a gripping story that brings hope, captures imagination, and builds the 'master' inside all of us.
The Fearmakers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Since the advent of moving pictures, filmmakers have sought to scare the viewer. Fear remains one of the deepest, primal emotions, and this book profiles twenty directors who have tapped into it. McCarty coined the phrase "splatter films." He covers the spectrum of "fearmakers" from George A. Romero to Jacques Torneur and Roman Polanski, from Roland West to John Carpenter and David Cronenburg.
The Delaplaine Clint Eastwood - His Essential Quotations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Here are Eastwood’s most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book by that well-known Quote Monger, Andrew Delaplaine. The original illustrations are by his sister, Renee. Learn about the man’s wit and wisdom from his very own words.