New York: Amistad, 2008-09-16. Advance Uncorrected Proofs. Paperback. Very Good. 264 pages; edge wear; light scuffing; Advance Uncorrected Proofs; A serious work of investigative journalism that unveils the extraordinary story of an international celebrity at the center of a confluence of entertainment, politics, and organized crime, and demonstrates how even Sammy Davis Jr.'s outsized talent couldn't save him from himself.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1953. Hardcover. Good. 401 pages; corners bumped, some edge wear, spine sunned;
New York: Bantam, 1995-10-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 348 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Paul Reiser, the star and co-creator of one of today's hottest TV shows, Mad About You, shares his unique, astute and hilarious views on love and romance as only he can. Filled with all the stuff that's good and bad about being part of a couple, Paul's book will have readers everywhere laughing out loud, and more importantly, nodding their heads in agreement.
Creation House, 1970. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 192 pages; spine crease, edge wear, copyright page missing; lengthy inscription on inside covers;
New York: Dell, 1971. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 188 pages; edge wear, previous owner's name on ffep (blacked out). The true story of Patricia Neal and Roald Dahl - and Patricia's fight to recover from a crippling stroke.
New York: Pocket Books, 1980-08-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 224 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Takes a behind-the-scenes look at America's favorite talk show and offers revealing portraits of Johnny Carson and some of his guests, as well as describing the people, activities, and mayhem involved in producing, preparing, and presenting the Tonight Show
New York: Bantam Books, 1986-10-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 405 pages; spine creasing, edge wear, previous owner's inscription on first page; Now, at a turning point in her life, comes her most revealing and exciting book yet. Outspoken, controversial, talented, and perceptive Shirley MacLaine now takes us on an intimate and fascinating personal odyssey. In 1984 she won an Oscar, starred on Broadway, wrote the best-selling "Out on a Limb" -- and turned fifty years old. At this special time, in this special year, she was now ready to resume the spiritual journey she had begun in her early forties. In "Dancing in the Light," Shirley MacLaine bares her innermost self and explores the lives, both past and present, which touched and affected her own. She sheds new light on her loves, her losses, her childhood, her passions, and her inner drives and ambitions. She asks poignant questions and finds surprising answers. She asks poignant questions and finds surprising answers. She challenges her beliefs and confronts her conflicts. Ultimately, she takes us with her through a life-altering experience that provides a stunning new vision of herself, her future... and the fate of our world.
New York: Pocket Books, 1989-05-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 421 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Throughout her triumphant career as a Tony and Academy Award-winning actress, Patricia Neal has faced a series of devastating challenges and losses, sometimes privately, sometimes before an audience of millions. Her long-awaited autobiography casts Neal in her greatest role--as the indomitable heroine of her own incredible real-life story.
Boca Raton, FL: AMI Books, 2003-03. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 204 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Reveals what's really behind the transformation of Rosie, from the sweet, all-American mom beloved by middle America, to the crusading, tough-talking lesbian that she's become.
New York: Berkley, 2002-06-04. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 417 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Whereas other books about Madonna have been based on previously published material, this biography is the result of fifteen years of exclusive interviews with people who are speaking publicly for the first time, including close friends, business associates and even family members. Acclaimed biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli has also interviewed the star herself on numerous occasions and he draws on these first-hand experiences to bring Madonna to life as not merely a tabloid delight, but as a flesh-and-blood woman with human foibles and weaknesses, as well as great strengths and ambitions. Newly updated and published to celebrate Madonna's fiftieth birthday, this paperback edition covers the last six years in the star's life, including her self-imposed exile from America and adoption controversy, all told in J. Randy Taraborrelli's wonderful trademark style.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1977. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creases, edge wear, small surface tear on front cover from price sticker; A pictorial biography of the popular singer who became "the quintessence of American popular music.
New York: William Morrow & Co, 1986-07. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 311 pages; edge wear, corners bumped, some soiling to boards; Written at Rock Hudson's request and with the cooperation of his closest friends, this is the definitive portrait of one of Hollywood's most enduring stars.
New York: Pantheon, 1987-04-12. Book Club. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 478 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; How did critically acclaimed rocker Bruce Springsteen achieve icon status in the 1980s? Filled with candid comments from Springsteen, a behind-the-scenes perspective, and perceptive commentary, Glory Days chronicles both Bossmania and the context in which it blossomed. 63 photos.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991-09-01. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 420 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; Funny, moving and provocative, "Me" is Katherine Hepburn's long-awaited memoir. With characteristic gusto and candour, Hepburn reflects on her childhood and youthful misadventures. She tells us about the ups and downs of her career, her early experience in the theatre and her rise to stardom. She describes her warm and sometimes stormy relationships with David Lean, Howard Hughes, Cary Grant and Louis B. Mayer. And in a book pervaded with love - love of parents, love of family, being loved and loving - she tells us about the love of her life: Spencer Tracy.
Barnes & Noble Books, 1998-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 96 pages; light edge wear to boards and jacket; Born to hippie parents who separated when he was just a baby, Leonardo DiCaprio grew up in a poor section of Los Angeles far away from the glory and fame of Hollywood. Hardworking and determined, Leo worked his way up from class clown to movie idol. But Leo is not just another teen heartthrob. The diversity of his film roles and the life he breathes into them put him in a category by himself. And Leo has a sensitivity and emotional presence that are accessible to viewers on many different levels. These qualities have set him apart from the many other good-looking and talented young actors working in Hollywood.Leonardo is a tribute to this hugely successful phenomenon--the hottest star to have hit the Hollywood screen in years.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1953. Hardcover. Good. 401 pages; corners bumped, some edge wear to boards, spine lettering faded, rubbing to extremities; Biography of Edwin Booth, 19th century American stage actor who toured the world as a Shakespearean actor and who built Booth's theatre in New York. While many theatrical historians consider him one of the best actors of the age, he is generally known today as the brother of John Wilkes Booth, assassin of Lincoln.
New York: Scribner, 1996-06-03. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 222 pages; some light edge wear to boards and jacket; "This is not going to be a tell-all book. My few dark secrets I'm taking to my grave", Alan King asuures readers. Instead, this is an autobiography of a man who has been making people laugh all his life--at once vintage show biz and vintage King: anecdotal, hilarious, but also surprisingly touching. of photos.
Agincourt, Ontario: Methuen, 1985. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Signed. 328 pages; Signed on the half-title by Tommy Hunter as well as by two additional unknown individuals.tells how Tommy Hunter first "broke into" show business, how he came to Toronto in response to a phone call from King Ganam, how he survived the first tough years in the big city and how he struggled to make "The Tommy Hunter Show" the kind of country and western program he wanted it to be.TOMMY HUNTER - My Story - an intimate encounter with Canada's favourite country and western star, a book filled with warmth, good humour and lively anecdotes.
New York: Bantam, 1986. Hardcover. Good/good. 575 pages; light soiling to page ends, some edge wear to boards, corners bumped; jacket has edge wear and some wrinkling; Documented in every detail and based on three years of research and interviews with more than 800 people important in various stages of his life, this is the controversial, long-awaited biography of superstar Frank Sinatra, from the bestselling biographer of Jackie Oh! 32 pages of photographs.
New York: Crescent Books, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 48 pp; some light shelf wear; 4to-over 9"-12" tall ; bios, quotes, photos of the band.