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Brisco: The Life & Times by Jack Brisco (.PDF)

Biographies & Memoirs | 10 | 15-03-2018, 14:15

Requirements: any PDF reader, 1.54MB Overview: Few people in history have made their mark in more than one field, but Jack Brisco was a three-time champion in three different walks of life. AMATEUR WRESTLING — NCAA heavyweight champion in the 191-lb. class in 1964. PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING — National Wrestling Alliance world heavyweight champion from 1973 through 1975. HUMAN BEING — He set the standard for what people should aspire to be — humble, honest, and sincere. Raised in Blackwell, Oklahoma,...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 11 | 15-03-2018, 10:12

Requirements: .ePUB reader, 4.5mb Overview: One of the most accomplished and outspoken actors today chronicles the highs and lows of his life in this beautifully written, candid memoir. Over the past three decades, Alec Baldwin has established himself as one of Hollywood's most gifted, hilarious, and controversial leading men. From his work in popular movies, including Beetlejuice, Working Girl, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Cooler, and Martin Scorsese's The Departed to his role as Jack Donaghy on Tina Fey's...

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Marilyn in Manhattan by Elizabeth Winder (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 10 | 14-03-2018, 11:02

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 17.78MB Overview: In November of 1954 a young woman dressed plainly in a white oxford, dark sunglasses and a black pageboy wig boards a midnight flight from Los Angeles to New York. As the plane’s engines rev she breathes a sigh of relief, lights a cigarette and slips off her wig revealing a tangle of fluffy blonde curls. Marilyn Monroe was leaving Hollywood behind, and along with it a failed marriage and a frustrating career. She needed a break from the scrutiny and...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 13 | 12-03-2018, 17:56

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 646 kb Overview: A unique and kaleidoscopic look into the life, legacy, and electricity of the pop legend Prince and his wideranging impact on our culture Ben Greenman, New York Times bestselling author, contributing writer to the New Yorker, and owner of thousands of recordings of Prince and Prince-related songs, knows intimately that there has never been a rock star as vibrant, mercurial, willfully contrary, experimental, or prolific as Prince. Uniting a diverse audience...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 20 | 3-03-2018, 18:36

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 849 kb Overview: On 23 December 1996, the body of Sophie Toscan du Plantier was discovered outside her remote holiday cottage near Schull in West Cork. The attack had been savage and merciless. The murder caused shock waves in her native France and in the quiet Cork countryside that she had chosen as her retreat from the high-flying lifestyle of the film business in which she and her husband mixed. Six years later, and despite an extensive investigation, the killer of Sophie...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 17 | 2-03-2018, 11:15

Author: Tim Parks  |  Isbn: 9783888979712  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 335  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Tim Parks Bücher über Italien 'sind so lebendig, so voll mit köstlichen Details, dass sie als würdiger Ersatz für das Wirkliche dienen können' (Los Angeles Times). In diesem äußerst unterhaltsamen Reisebericht zeichnet Tim Parks ein authentisches Portrait italienischer...

Download Inspired! True Stories by Maria Bukhonina (.PDF)

Inspired! True Stories by Maria Bukhonina (.PDF)

Biographies & Memoirs | 17 | 28-02-2018, 10:39

Requirements: PDF Reader, 3.77 MB Overview: Discover the fascinating true stories behind the world's most famous works of art, literature, music and film, complete with historical images. What real-life hero inspired the literary adventures of the Count of Monte Cristo and the Three Musketeers? How many women paid a steep price for being Picasso's muse? Why did author Conan Doyle dream of murdering his biggest creation, Sherlock Holmes? Genre: Non Fiction > Biographies Download link 1 Download link...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 16 | 27-02-2018, 12:42

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 92.67MB Overview: The story of Venice’s “Unfinished Palazzo”― told through the lives of three of its most unconventional, passionate, and fascinating residents: Luisa Casati, Doris Castlerosse, and Peggy Guggenheim Genre: Non-Fiction, Biography Commissioned in 1750, the Palazzo Venier was planned as a testimony to the power and wealth of a great Venetian family, but the fortunes of the Veniers waned midconstruction and the project was abandoned. Empty,...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 16 | 26-02-2018, 11:39

Requirements: PDF Reader, 3,1 MB Overview: John Henry Newman was one of the most eminent of Victorians and an intellectual pioneer for an age of doubt and unsettlement. His teaching transformed the Victorian Church of England, yet many still want to know more of Newman's personal life. Newman's printed correspondence runs to 32 volumes, and John Henry Newman: A Portrait in Letters offers a way through the maze. Roderick Strange has chosen letters that illustrate not only the well-known aspects of...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 20 | 20-02-2018, 17:23

Requirements: EPUB Reader | 1.84 MB Overview: A breakaway bestseller since its first printing, All Souls takes us deep into Michael Patrick MacDonald’s Southie, the proudly insular neighborhood with the highest concentration of white poverty in America. The anti-busing riots of 1974 forever changed Southie, Boston’s working class Irish community, branding it as a violent, racist enclave. Michael Patrick MacDonald grew up in Southie’s Old Colony housing project. He describes the way this...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 23 | 13-02-2018, 17:53

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 2.MB Overview: The gripping story of an extraordinary American hero, the most decorated solider in US Marine Corps history, “We are flanked on both sides by an enemy that outnumbers us 29:1. They can’t get away from us now!” —Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller, USMC In the glorious chronicles of the US Marine Corps, no name is more revered than that of Lt. Gen. Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller. The only fighting man to be awarded the Navy Cross...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 19 | 13-02-2018, 15:56

Requirements: ePUB Reader | 5.90 MB | Version: Retail Overview: Written with her trademark deadpan humour, Urzila's memoir is full of great stories about both the big things in life and the little things.Urzila's accidental beginning in stand-up has led to an incredibly successful career in comedy, with regular gigs on television as well as sell-out shows in comedy festivals across New Zealand and Australia.But life hasn't always been a bundle of laughs. Urzila talks candidly about her childhood with a...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 22 | 1-02-2018, 18:22

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 1.1 MB Overview: In his own words Maurice Edwards - Clough and Taylor's Chief Scout and trusted friend for almost 20 years - breaks his silence on the famous partnership that was Brian and Peter, in a book Barbara Clough describes as the best book ever written about Brian. This is an absorbing and revealing personal account, with never before heard tales that are sure to satisfy even the most diehard fans of Clough and Taylor. Unlike other books about the cult of Clough,...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 30 | 23-01-2018, 18:18

Requirements: ePUB reader, 10 MB Overview: Crosby, Stills & Nash created some of the most indelible songs and beautiful harmonies of the late 1960s and early 1970s: “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes,” “Woodstock,” “Teach Your Children.” This copiously illustrated account of the trio's personal and musical history tells the story behind the songs. Longtime CSN chronicler Dave Zimmer, with the full cooperation of the band, traces all of the performers from their musical roots to...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 31 | 15-01-2018, 16:32

Requirements: EPUB Reader | 771 KB Overview: The definitive autobiography of Ireland's Master Storyteller. . Known in Ireland as “the seanchai” in the 1950s and 1960s for his RTE broadcasted stories, Eamon Kelly brought a tradition of storytelling to the masses both in his published works and for years in Galway where he ran a one-man show telling stories to enthusiastic, receptive crowds. Born in 1914, the man himself died in 2001, having traveled the world, been nominated for a Tony on...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 37 | 11-01-2018, 11:24

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 119KB Overview: Rosa Parks was a quiet, dignified African-American woman who, in a world of injustice, decided to politely defy a racist policy. In doing so, she ignited a fire in the soul of a community whose “cup of endurance” would permit not even one more comparatively small injustice. Her case resulted in the Montgomery Bus Boycott wherein some 40,000 African-Americans crippled the Montgomery transportation industry with their non-violent protest of the racist...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 34 | 19-12-2017, 10:55

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.3MB | Retail Overview: The Hells Angels. The Bandidos. Asian triads. Russian mobsters and corrupt cops. Even the KKK. Just part of a day's work for Alex Caine, an undercover agent who has seen it all. Alex Caine started life as a working-class boy from Quebec who always thought he'd end up in a blue-collar job. But after a tour in Vietnam and a stretch in prison on marijuana-possession charges, he fell into the cloak-and-dagger world of a contracted agent or "kite":...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 32 | 16-12-2017, 14:24

Requirements: EPUB Reader | 325 KB Overview: The classic New York Times bestseller from actor/comedian Paul Reiser, a book that the San Francisco Chronicle calls “an out-loud laugh on every page,” is now available in trade paperback for the very first time. For fans of Reiser’s long-running sitcom Mad About You, with Helen Hunt and Hank Azaria, for readers of comic memoirs like Tina Fey’s Bossypants, and “for the couple considering parenthood as well as for parents who are...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 26 | 14-12-2017, 12:08

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 2 MB Overview: The inside scoop on the Gangland murders... and other Australian true crime stories. true crime with a twist. Here is the criminal underground at work: gangland warriors, serial killers, drug dealers and thieves. Melbourne gangland figures Mick Gatto and Andrew 'Benji' Veniamin and their final, fatal encounter; Peter Dupas, the nerdish-looking serial killer who makes your skin crawl; as well as other, lesser-known names - sex-killer Derek Percy who haunted a...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 25 | 11-12-2017, 14:21

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.2MB Overview: Tempo: A Scarecrow Press Music Series on Rock, Pop, and Culture offers titles that explore rock and popular music through the lens of social and cultural history, revealing the dynamic relationship between musicians, music, and their milieu. Like other major art forms, rock and pop music comment on their cultural, political, and even economic situation, reflecting technological advances, psychological concerns, religious feelings, and artistic...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 24 | 11-12-2017, 11:29

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.4MB | Retail Overview: Newly revised and reissued to coincide with The Last Magnificent, a documentary feature produced by Anthony Bourdain, the indelible and entertaining memoir from Jeremiah Tower which chronicles life at the front lines of redefining modern American cuisine. Widely recognized as the godfather of modern American cooking, Jeremiah Tower is one of the most influential cooks of the last forty years. In 2004, he rocked the culinary world with a tell-all story...

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Reading the Man by Elizabeth Brown Pryor (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 28 | 1-12-2017, 19:06

Requirements: ePUB reader l 2 MB Overview: For the 200th anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s birth, a new portrait drawing on previously unpublished correspondence Robert E. Lee’s war correspondence is well known, and here and there personal letters have found their way into print, but the great majority of his most intimate messages have never been made public. These letters reveal a far more complex and contradictory man than the one who comes most readily to the imagination, for it is with his...

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Novak Djokovic: A Perfect Season? by Michael Essany (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 26 | 29-11-2017, 17:57

Requirements: EPUB Reader | 131 KB Overview: July 4th, 2011 was truly Independence Day for Serbian pro tennis player Novak Djokovic.The 24-year-old athlete was ranked No. 1 in the world for the first time in his career by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Regardless of what 2012 and seasons beyond hold for Djokovic, the victories and records he’s logged at such an early age are poised to remain permanently etched in the annals of tennis history. Novak Djokovic: A Perfect Season? is a...

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A Fine Day for a Hanging by Carol Ann Lee (.ePUB) (.MOBI)

Biographies & Memoirs | 28 | 24-11-2017, 10:13

Requirements: EPUB, MOBI Reader | 2 MB Overview: In 1955, former night club manageress Ruth Ellis shot her lover, David Blakely. Following a trial that lasted less than two days, she was found guilty and sentenced to death. She became the last woman to be hanged in Britain, and her execution is the most notorious of hangman Albert Pierrepoint's "duties." Despite Ruth's infamy, the story of her life has never been fully told. Often willfully misinterpreted, the reality behind the headlines was...

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Biographies & Memoirs | 27 | 21-11-2017, 19:17

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 435 kb Overview: Four of Britain's most notorious murders took place within a square mile of Glasgow's city centre around the turn of the last century. Madeleine Smith was accused and found 'Not Proven' of lacing her doomed lover's late night cocoa with arsenic; an 83-year-old woman was brutally battered to death; Oscar Slater, an innocent man, was jailed and Jessie McPherson was brutally struck 40 times with a meat cleaver. Equally chilling are the crimes of Dr Edward...