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Walt Disney: An American Original

By: Disney/Thomas, Bob

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 9/25/2010

Seller ID: 9780786860272

ISBN: 0786860278

Condition: USED


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My Stroke of Luck

By: Douglas/Douglas, Kirk

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 10/3/2013

Seller ID: 9780060014049

ISBN: 0060014040

Condition: USED


My stroke taught me so much, and for all that it stole, it gave me even more. In the process of healing, my life has changed for the better. Now I want to share what I have learned.In this vivid and very personal reflection upon his extraordinary life as an actor, author, and legend in his own time, Kirk Douglas offers a candid and heartfelt memoir of where it all went right in his life -- even after suffering a debilitating stroke. Revealing not only the incredible physical and emotional toll of his stroke but how it has changed his life for the better, Douglas shares the lessons that save... View more info

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Like Brothers

By: Duplass, Mark

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781101967713

ISBN: 1101967714

Condition: USED


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Clint Eastwood Interviews

By: Eastwood/Kapsis, Robert E

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UNIV PR OF MISSISSIPPI: 10/22/2015

Seller ID: 9781578060702

ISBN: 1578060702

Condition: USED


As a star, Clint Eastwood is recalled primarily for two early roles--the "Man With No Name" of three European-made Westerns and "Dirty" Harry Callahan, the uncompromising cop who spoke softly and carried a big gun in five movies. But like few other stars, Eastwood has shaped his own career by appearing almost exclusively in films he produced or co-produced, frequently under his own direction. No other contemporary dramatic star has directed himself so often. His acclaim as a director began in the late '70s and reached a peak with the 1992 release of his Oscar-winning "Unforgiven." Eas... View more info

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Conversations with Clint: Paul Nelson's Lost Interviews with Clint Eastwood, 197

By: Eastwood/Nelson, Paul/Avery

Price: $8.00

Publisher: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC US:

Seller ID: 9781441165862

ISBN: 144116586X

Condition: USED


Clint Eastwood has forged a remarkable career as a movie star, director, producer and composer. These newly discovered conversations with legendary journalist Paul Nelson return us to a point when, still acting in other people's films, Eastwood was honing his directorial craft on a series of inexpensive films that he brought in under budget and ahead of schedule. Operating largely beneath the critical radar, he made his movies swiftly and inexpensively. Few of his critics then could have predicted that Eastwood the actor and director would ever be taken as seriously as he is today. But Paul... View more info

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Hollywood Animal

By: Eszterhaus, Joe

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 1/19/2014

Seller ID: 9780375413551

ISBN: 0375413553

Condition: USED


He spent his earliest years in post WWII-refugee camps. He came to America and grew up in Cleveland--stealing cars, rolling drunks, battling priests, nearly going to jail. He became the screenwriter of the worldwide hits "Basic Instinct," "Jagged Edge," and "Flashdance. "He also wrote the legendary disasters "Showgirls" and "Jade,"" "The rebellion never ended, even as his films went on to gross more than a billion dollars at the box office and he became the most famous--or infamous--screenwriter in Hollywood. Joe Eszterhas is a complex and paradoxical figure: part outlaw and outsider combi... View more info

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Unqualified

By: Faris, Anna

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9781101986424

ISBN: 1101986425

Condition: USED


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Chris Farley Show

By: Farley, Tom Jr.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 1/18/2014

Seller ID: 9780670019236

ISBN: 0670019232

Condition: USED


A biography of the Saturday Night Live star as told by his friends and family No one dominated a stage the way Chris Farley did. For him, comedy was not a routine; it was a way of life. He could not enter a room unnoticed or let a conversation go without making someone laugh. Fans knew Chris as "Saturday Night Live?s" sweaty, swaggering, motivational speaker; as the irresistible Chippendales stripper; and as Tommy Callahan, the underdog hero of "Tommy Boy." His family knew him as sensitive and passionate, deeply religious, and devoted to bringing laughter into others? lives. But Chris... View more info

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In Pieces

By: Field, Sally

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781538763025

ISBN: 1538763028

Condition: USED


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Wishful Drinking

By: Fisher, Carrie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 6/8/2013

Seller ID: 9781439102251

ISBN: 1439102252

Condition: USED


Finally, after four hit novels, Carrie Fisher comes clean (well, sort of ) with the crazy truth that is her life in her first-ever memoir. In "Wishful Drinking," adapted from her one-woman stage show, Fisher reveals what it was really like to grow up a product of "Hollywood in-breeding," come of age on the set of a little movie called Star Wars, and become a cultural icon and bestselling action figure at the age of nineteen. Intimate, hilarious, and sobering, "Wishful Drinking" is Fisher, looking at her life as she best remembers it (what do you expect after electroshock therapy?). It's an... View more info

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My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Autobiography of Errol Flynn

By: Flynn, Errol

Price: $7.50

Publisher: COOPER SQUARE PUBL INC: 12/7/2009

Seller ID: 9780815412502

ISBN: 0815412509

Condition: USED


Known to millions as the preeminent swashbuckler of the silver screen, Errol Flynn was a complex man who lived a life far more adventurous than any of his films. In My Wicked, Wicked Ways, Flynn reveals himself to be a self-aware and cosmopolitan devotee of excitement and pleasure. With gusto, he recalls his years as a soldier of fortune in the South Seas, his trip to war-torn Spain, his battles in Hollywood with studio honchos (Jack Warner was a particular nemesis) and ex-wives (esp. Lili Damita), and the furor surrounding his trial for rape in 1943. Freely mixing verbal abuse and tall tales ... View more info

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Lucky Man

By: Fox/Fox, Michael J.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HACHETTE AUDIO PA: 4/27/2015

Seller ID: 9780786888740

ISBN: 0786888741

Condition: USED


A funny, highly personal, gorgeously written account of what it's like to be a 30-year-old man who is told he has an 80-year-old's disease. "Life is great. Sometimes, though, you just have to put up with a little more crap." --Michael J. Fox In September 1998, Michael J. Fox stunned the world by announcing he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease--a degenerative neurological condition. In fact, he had been secretly fighting it for seven years. The worldwide response was staggering. Fortunately, he had accepted the diagnosis and by the time the public started grieving for him, he had stop... View more info

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Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Future

By: Fox/Fox, Michael J.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 11/12/2015

Seller ID: 9781401323868

ISBN: 1401323863

Condition: USED


Michael J. Fox abandoned high school to pursue an acting career, but went on to receive honorary degrees from several universities and garner the highest accolades for his acting, as well as for his writing. In his new book, he inspires and motivates graduates to recognize opportunities, maximize their abilities, and roll with the punches--all with his trademark optimism, warmth, and humor.In A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future, Michael draws on his own life experiences to make a case that real learning happens when "life goes skidding sideways." He writes of coming to Los Angel... View more info

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Prairie Tale

By: Gilbert, Melissa

Price: $5.00

Publisher: GALLERY BOOKS: 12/16/2013

Seller ID: 9781416599173

ISBN: 1416599177

Condition: USED


A FASCINATING, HEARTBREAKING, AND ULTIMATELY UPLIFTING TALE OF SELF-DISCOVERY FROM THE BELOVED ACTRESS WHO EARNED A PERMANENT PLACE IN THE HEARTS OF MILLIONS WHEN SHE WAS JUST A CHILD To fans of the hugely successful television series "Little House on the Prairie," Melissa Gilbert grew up in a fantasy world with a larger-than-life father, friends and family she could count on, and plenty of animals to play with. Children across the country dreamed of the Ingalls' idyllic life--and so did Melissa. With candor and humor, the cherished actress traces her complicated journey from buck-toot... View more info

Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in

By: Graham, Lauren

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780425285176

ISBN: 0425285170

Condition: USED


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I Said Yes to Everything: A Memoir

By: Grant, Lee

Price: $7.00

Publisher: BLUE RIDER PR:

Seller ID: 9780399169304

ISBN: 039916930X

Condition: USED


A memoir by Academy Award-winning actress Lee Grant, detailing her starring roles in "Valley of the Dolls" and "Shampoo," her twelve years on the Hollywood blacklist, and a singularly unpredictable life. View more info

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Dear Cary: My Life With Cary Grant

By: Grant/Cannon, Dyan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DEY STREET BOOKS: 11/5/2014

Seller ID: 9780061961410

ISBN: 0061961418

Condition: USED


He was the ultimate star, defining Hollywood glamour as well as cinematic achievement. She was a bright new actress, beautiful and funny, who would one day prove her talent by being the first woman to receive Academy Award nominations for her work on-screen and behind the camera. On his arm, she found herself traveling in the inner circles of power and glamour in which Cary Grant was king among the Hollywood royalty. Behind closed doors, she discovered a Cary no one knew: a thoughtful, caring, and private person, with dark family secrets that weighed heavily on him.With unparalleled hone... View more info

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I Don't Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star

By: Greer, Judy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BANTAM DELL: 10/3/2014

Seller ID: 9780385537889

ISBN: 0385537883

Condition: USED


Like Tina Fey, Chelsea Handler, and other (bestselling) co-stars, Judy Greer is taking pen to paper and in her honest, self-deprecating, and hilariously relatable way reminding us why she's not America's sweetheart but America's best friend. You know Judy Greer, right? Wait, what was she in again? "The Wedding Planner, 13 Going on 30, 27 Dresses, The Descendants." Yes, you totally recognize her. And, odds are, if you're like most women in America, you feel like she's already your friend. Thankfully, Greer has finally written a book of essays about all the moments, topics, observations, an... View more info

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Kathy Griffin's Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z Index

By: Griffin, Kathy

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781250115638

ISBN: 1250115639

Condition: USED


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You'll Never Nanny in this Town Again: The True Adventures of a Hollywood Nanny

By: Hansen, Suzanne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: THREE RIVERS PR: 7/14/2011

Seller ID: 9780307237682

ISBN: 0307237680

Condition: USED


"New and completely updated edition" Hilarious and addictive, this chronicle of a small-town girl's stint as a celebrity nanny reveals what really happens in the diaper trenches of Hollywood. When Oregon native Suzanne Hansen becomes a live-in nanny to the children of Hollywood uber-agent Michael Ovitz, she thinks she's found the job of her dreams. But Hansen's behind-the-scenes access soon gets her much more than she bargained for: working twenty-four hours a day, juggling the shifting demands of the Hollywood elite, and struggling to comprehend wealth unimaginable to most Americans, ... View more info