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Straight From The Heart: Letters of Hope and Inspiration from Survivors of Breast Cancer

Posted: 21/12/2012

For the one-in-nine women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, as well as the two million women in this country who are already living with this disease, comes an inspiration and affirming new book. Written by women from all walks of life, the empowering personal stories collected ...

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Colleen Dewhurst

Posted: 21/12/2012

Before dying of cancer in 1991, the acclaimed actress had already written most of her autobiography, which here shines with anecdotes about other great names in entertainment, as well as with stories surrounding her social and art activism. 15,000 first printing."

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Life's That Way: A Memoir

Posted: 21/12/2012

A special book about the end of one life and the beginning of another.Life's That Way is a modern-day Book of Job. In August 2003, Jim Beaver, a character actor whom many know from the popular HBO series Deadwood, and his wife Cecily learned what they thought was the worst news possible- their da...

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Cancer Schmancer

Posted: 21/12/2012

Part inspirational cancer-survival story, part memoir-as-laugh-riot, "Cancer Schmancer" picks up where Fran's last book, "Enter Whining", left off. After the publication of that book, Fran's life began a steady downward spiral. She separated from her long and complicated relationship, her TV seri...

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Somewhere in Heaven: The Remarkable Love Story of Dana and Christopher Reeve

Posted: 21/12/2012

"Dana is my life force." --Christopher Reeve "A terrible thing happened. I wish it hadn't. But would I change who I married? Never." --Dana Reeve He was a hero in every sense of the word--the chiseled-from-granite star of four blockbuster Superman films and the romantic classic Somewhere in Time ...

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It's Always Something

Posted: 21/12/2012

"I had wanted to wrap this book up in a neat little package. I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned the hard way that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end."The world fondly remembers the many faces of Gilda Radner: the adamant but misinformed...

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Patrick Swayze: One Last Dance

Posted: 21/12/2012

A heartwarming, in-depth portrait of the beloved star whose sensational performances in Dirty Dancing and Ghost seduced a generation, and whose courage in the face of illness captivated millionsFor almost thirty years, Patrick Swayze has been an American icon of masculinity and sex appeal, strong...

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Without You: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and the Musical Rent

Posted: 21/12/2012

Anthony Rapp captures the passion and grit unique to the theatre world as he recounts his life-changing experience in the original cast of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Rent. Anthony had a special feeling about Jonathan Larson's rock musical from his first audition, so he was thrilled whe...

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By Myself and Then Some

Posted: 21/12/2012

Lauren Bacall was barely 20 when she made her Hollywood debut with Humphrey Bogart and became an overnight sex symbol. Their romance on and off screen made them Hollywood's most celebrated couple and together they produced some of the most electric scenes in movie history. But when Bogart died of...

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The Time of My Life

Posted: 21/12/2012

In a career spanning more than thirty years, Patrick Swayze has made a name for himself on the stage, the screen, and television. Known for his versatility, passion and fearlessness, he's become one of our most beloved actors.But in February 2008, Patrick announced he had been diagnosed with stag...

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