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I Loved Her in the Movies: Memories of Hollywood's Legendary Actresses

Robert Wagner · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Film and television actor and New York Times bestselling author Robert Wagner's memoir of the great women movie stars he has known. In a career that has spanned more than sixty years Robert Wagner has witnessed the twilight of the Golden Age of Hollywood and the rise of television, becoming...
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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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Age of bowie

Paul Morley · Gallery Books
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

Author and industry insider Paul Morley explores the musical and cultural legacies left behind by "The Man Who Fell to Earth."Respected arts commentator and author Paul Morley, an artistic advisor to the curators of the highly successful retrospective exhibition David Bowie is for the Victoria...
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Charlton Heston: Hollywood's Last Icon

Marc Eliot · Dey Street Books
Pages: 576
Format: Print book

This is the definitive biography of one of the most iconic, complex and enduring legends of Hollywood's golden age, whose major presence in American film, radio, television, stage and theater lasted beyond the second half of the 20th Century, and whose classic films are known throughout...
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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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Stephen Colbert's Midnight Confessions

LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Forgive him, Father, for Stephen Colbert has sinned. He knew it was wrong at the time. But he went ahead and did it anyway. Now he's begging for forgiveness. Based on his popular segment from The Late Show, Stephen Colbert and his team of writers now reveal his most shameful secrets to millions...
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Around the Way Girl: A Memoir

Taraji P Henson · 37 Ink
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner, Taraji P. Henson, comes an inspiring and funny book about family, friends, the hustle required to make it from DC to Hollywood, and the joy of living in your own truth.With a sensibility that recalls her beloved screen characters, including...
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Theft by Finding: Diaries

DAVID SEDARIS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiotDavid Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the makingIt's no coincidence that the world's best writers tend to keep diaries....
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I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons

KEVIN HART · Atria / 37 INK
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

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Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of a B-Movie Actor

BRUCE CAMPBELL · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Introduction by New York Times bestselling author and famous minor television personality John HodgmanIt's been 15 years since his first memoir but Bruce is still living the dream as a "B" movie king in an "A" movie world.Bruce Campbell makes his triumphant return from...
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Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life

Jonathan Gould · Crown Archetype
Pages: 533
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited, definitive biography of The King of Soul, timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Redding's iconic performance at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. Otis Redding remains an immortal presence in the canon of American music on the strength of such classic hits as "(Sittin'...
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Lessons from the Prairie: The Surprising Secrets to Happiness, Success, and

Melissa Francis · Weinstein Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Melissa Francis was only eight years old when she won the role of a lifetime: playing Cassandra Cooper Ingalls on the world's most famous prime-time soap opera, Little House on the Prairie.Now in Lessons from the Prairie, she shares behind-the-scenes stories from the set, and lessons learned...
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