Biographies and Memoirs from the Past

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The lives of creative people continue to fascinate, touch, and inspire me...As a young person, I was sure no older person had ever experienced anything! MAN, WAS I WRONG! We ALL struggle in life.
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"If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Book Authors, Book Lovers, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, I Love Books, My Books, Books To Read, Portland Maine, Julia Margaret Cameron Photography, Julia Cameron

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline ~ Portrait by Julia Margaret Cameron

“In books we never find anything but ourselves. Strangely enough, that always gives us great pleasure, and we say the author is a genius.” ―Thomas Mann Writers Write, Writers And Poets, Playwright, Essayist, Story Writer, Book Writer, Book Authors, Tulsa Oklahoma, Book Lovers

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Thomas Mann - German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist and 1929 Nobel laureate.

Dora Maar, With And Without Picasso: A Biography.  I haven't read this yet, but I want to soon. Pablo Picasso, Dora Maar, French Artists, Portraits, Surrealist Photographers, Guernica, Cubist Movement, Artist Life, Book Writer

Dora Maar, With And Without Picasso

Buy Dora Maar - with & without Picasso: A Biography By Mary Ann Caws, in Very Good condition. Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the UK.

Des Barres spent much of the ’60s as a rock ‘n’ roll groupie, and this classic memoir is a good reminder that a narcissist by any other name (aka rock star) is still a narcissist. Page Turner, My Books, Books To Read, Pamela Des Barres, Famous Groupies, Keith Moon, Critique, Jimmy Page, Memoirs

I'm with the Band, by Pamela Des Barres

I'm with the Band, by Pamela Des Barres Des Barres spent much of the as a rock ‘n’ roll groupie, and this classic memoir is a good reminder that a narcissist by any other name (aka rock star) is still a narcissist.

Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation by Judith Mackrell...I just bought this. It looks great! Movie Posters, Movies, Art, 2016 Movies, Films, Popcorn Posters, Kunst, Film Posters, Gcse Art
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Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation

Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation by Judith Mackrell...I just finished this. It was fascinating and thought provoking. I see many parallels with today's "selfie" culture.

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House by Eric Hodgins 1946. Fed up with crowded big-city living, advertising executive Mr. Blandings decides to seek out a big, roomy house in the country. Armed with more enthusiasm than common sense, Blandings causes many a headache for his lawyer/business manager who tries to keep the costs within a reasonable amount...... Melvyn Douglas, Almost Always, Feature Film, Cover Art, Movie Tv, Cover

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House by Eric Hodgins, William Steig, illustrations on Royal Books

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House by Eric Hodgins 1946. I need to find this!

A Moveable Feast: Ernest Hemingway  I love this book.  Re read the version with the addition of previously deleted material.  Primarily parts about Hadley had been removed by later wives.  IT is a great read. The Paris Wife, I Love Books, Books To Read, New Books, Good Books, Memoirs, All About Time, Reading Books, Reading Lists

A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition: Ernest Hemingway, Sean Hemingway, Patrick Hemingway: 9781439182710: Amazon.com: Books

Myrna Loy: Being and Becoming: James Kotsilibas-Davis, Myrna Loy: 9781556111013: Amazon.com: Books 1930s Makeup, Glam Makeup, Retro Makeup, Vintage Makeup, Vintage Glam, Vintage Style, Thin Man Movies, Nick And Nora, William Powell

Myrna Loy: Being and Becoming: James Kotsilibas-Davis, Myrna Loy: 9781556111013: Amazon.com: Books

Myrna Loy: Being and Becoming: The actress Myrna Loy, now looks back on her career as a Hollywood star who appeared in over 125 movies, including "The Best Years of Our Lives" and "The Thin Man".

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Wisecracker : The Life and Times of William Haines, Hollywood's First Openly Gay Star by William J. Mann (1998, Hardcover) for sale online | eBay

Wisecracker : The Life and Times of William Haines, Hollywood's First Openly Gay Star by William J.

Stone Alone : The Story of a Rock 'n' Roll Band by Ray Coleman and Bill Wyman Keeping A Diary, Rock And Roll Bands, Rock N Roll, Bill Wyman, The Rock, Memoirs, Rolling Stones, Biography, Alone

Stone Alone : The Story of a Rock 'n' Roll Band by Ray Coleman and Bill Wyman (1990, Hardcover) for sale online | eBay

Stone Alone : The Story of a Rock 'n' Roll Band by Ray Coleman and Bill Wyman Hardcover) for sale online

oscar and bosie trevor fisher - Google Search Che Guevara, Oscar Wilde, Biographies, Memoirs, Good Books, My Books, Fisher, Memories, Biography Books

Difficult to get your hands on but if you ever have the chance and are at all interested in Oscar Wilde I definitely recommend this one.

I love Oscar Wilde, but never really acknowledged that he had a wife...here's hopin' I don't hate him after I read this. Mehhh... Writers And Poets, Playwright, Essayist, Memoirs, New Books, Books To Read, Biographies, Oscar Wilde, Bibliophile

Constance: The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs. Oscar Wilde by Franny Moyle - BookBub

Cecil Beaton: The Authorized Biography by Hugo Vickers Cecil Beaton, Biographies, Memoirs, Memories, Biography Books

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