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Presto!: How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales
Presto!: How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales

Penn Jillette
Format: Print book

An unconventional weight loss tale from an unconventional personality - Penn Jillette tells how he lost 100 pounds with his trademark outrageous sense of humor and biting social commentary that makes this success story anything but ordinary.Legendary magician Penn Jillette was approaching...
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George lucas : a life
George lucas : a life

Brian Jay Jones · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

The essential biography of the influential and beloved filmmaker George LucasOn May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining independent science-fiction film opened in a mere thirty-two American movie theaters. Conceived, written, and directed by a little-known filmmaker named George...
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Last Girl Before Freeway: The Life, Loves, Losses, and Liberation of Joan Rivers
Last Girl Before Freeway: The Life, Loves, Losses, and Liberation of Joan Rivers

Leslie Bennetts · Little
Pages: 419
Format: Print book

The definitive book about Joan Rivers' tumultuous, victorious, tragic, hilarious, and fascinating life.Joan Rivers was more than a legendary comedian; she was an icon and a role model to millions, a fearless pioneer who left a legacy of expanded opportunity when she died in 2014. Her life...
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Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock

Peter Ackroyd · Nan A. Talese/Doubleday
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

A gripping short biography of the extraordinary Alfred Hitchock, the master of suspense. Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Fat, lonely, burning with fear and ambition, his childhood was an isolated one, scented with fish from his father's shop. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would...
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I'm Just a Person
I'm Just a Person

Tig Notaro · Ecco
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

One of America's most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C. diff, her mother...
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