David Ellefson, Thom Hazaert – More Life with Deth

In this follow-up to his 2013 memoir My Life with Deth, Megadeth bassist and co-founder David Ellefson carries on where he left off, charting his mid-2000s departure from Megadeth through his triumphant return in 2010, and offering an inside look at the continuing saga of one of the worlds biggest and most enduring heavy-metal bands.
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Ron DeFore – Growing Up in Disneyland

Growing Up in Disneyland is part biography about Ron’s father, Broadway, movie, and TV star, Don DeFore, and his own autobiography. Don DeFore earned a star on Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame and was a household name in the 1950s and ’60s. He co-starred in numerous TV shows, live theater, and feature films with many Hollywood legends.He is best known for The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, in which he played the next-door neighbor, “Thorny”, and his costarring role as “Mr. B” in the 1960s TV series Hazel. The book includes much of Don’s unpublished autobiography, Hollywood-DeFore ‘n After.
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Derek Sculthorpe – The Life and Times of Sydney Greenstreet

At the age of 61, Sydney Greenstreet made one of the most memorable debuts in classic cinema as the mysterious Kaspar Gutman in The Maltese Falcon (1941). His performance earned him a Best Supporting Actor nomination. Born in England, Greenstreet had enjoyed a 40-year stage career which encompassed everything from Shakespeare to musical comedy and some of the most acclaimed plays of the 1930s. His film career lasted a mere eight years but included the timeless Casablanca (1942) and saw him teamed to great effect with the inimitable Peter Lorre. This is the first book dedicated to Greenstreet.
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in60Learning – Greta Garbo: The Swedish Sphinx of Silent Films

Greta Garbo, a Swedish-born American actress, holds her own as one of the top five female stars of the Hollywood Golden Years. The renowned silent film star remained mysteriously silent off-screen, too. This earned her the moniker of Swedish sphinx, an aura of mystique she cultivated despite her international stardom. After 20 years in film, she retired and spent the next 50 years as a recluse in New York; she made few public appearances, declining even to attend the 1954 Academy Awards to accept her special Academy Honorary Award.
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Anna Williams – Oprah Winfrey: A Biography of the Billionaire Media Mogul and Philanthropist

Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest rated television program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Dubbed the “Queen of All Media”, she was the richest African American of the 20th century and North America’s first multibillionaire black person, and has been ranked the greatest black philanthropist in American history. Several assessments rank her as the most influential woman in the world.
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