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Kevin Durant: Life and Career By Meredith Miller
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This book speaks about the life and career of Kevin Durant, one of the most influential players to have ever played in the history of basketball. Stepping on to an arena that had produced legends on... More > the likes of Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, etc, Kevin Durant has come a long way to etch his name in the history books. In this book, we trace back on his life and his road to stardom. From an average individual, Kevin Durant is now a name that echoes all over the globe. Some of the things that this man has achieved is simply out of this world. While basketball has produced numerous legends, Kevin is destined to go down into the history books as one.< Less
Barry Bonds: Life and Career By Calvin Barry
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Barry Lamar Bonds was born upon July 24, 1964, in Riverside, California to baseball legend Bobby Bonds. He succeeded numerous MVP and Golden Glove Awards and made history when he broke Hank Aaron's... More > all-time Major League Baseball home run record of 755. Bonds' accomplishments been eclipsed by accusations when it coming to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. His trial is because of start in 2011. Barry Lamar Bonds was born July 24, 1964, in Riverside, California. He made history when broke Hank Aaron's all-time Major League baseball record of 755 on August 7th, 2007. However his place in baseball history has actually been overshadowed by accusations regarding the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Bonds is the son of previous Giant and longtime Major League outfielder Bobby Bonds, distant cousin of baseball wonderful Reggie Jackson, and godson of the legendary Willie Mays.< Less
Shakira – Life and Career By Dan Brown
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The term "shakira" is the Arabic word "grateful". Shakira, the full name Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, was born in Columbia on 2 February 1977. She is a successful singer in... More > Latin America, but also all over the world. Her parents are Nydia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado, of Spanish origin and William Mebarak Chadid, of Lebanese origin. She has eight step brothers and sisters from her father's previous marriage. Shakira’s religion is Roman Catholic. She speaks English, Portuguese, Italian and she handles Arabic pretty well. Shakira has an impressive IQ of 140. The singer has showed creative spirit since an early age, composing her first poem, "La Rosa De Cristal" at four years old. Throughout her childhood she wrote a series of short literary works, while her first song was written at the age of eight. "Tus Gafas oscuras" was inspired by a motorcycle accident that caused the death of one of her step brothers.< Less
Lil Wayne Career & Life By john Glaser
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As part of the Hot Boys, Lil Wayne got his first taste of success. The group was made up of several of Cash Money's rising stars—B.G., Juvenile, Turk and Wayne. Their debut album, Get It How U... More > Live, sold more than 400,000 copies. Their next effort, Guerilla Warfare (1999), did even better, eventually selling more than 1 million copies. At the age of 16, Lil Wayne was on his way to music stardom. That same year, Lil Wayne launched his solo career with Tha Block Is Hot (1999). The title track was a big hit, and the album reached the top of the hip-hop charts. Featuring appearances by members of the Hot Boys as well as the Big Tymers (Brian Williams and Mannie Fresh), the recording went double platinum. Fresh also served as Wayne's producer on the recording.< Less
The Career That Ate My Life By Patricia McGovern
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When your career success outweighs your life options, you know something's gotta give! "The Career That Ate My Life" takes you on a roller coaster ride into the world of the single career... More > woman, in her quest for the elusive family life she always believed would be her destiny. This refreshingly frank and insightful book pulls no punches as it challenges our perceptions of career and explores the growing phenomenon of the single woman who conceivably has everything except 'the life' she craves. An inspiring read for any woman who wants her dreams to become reality.< Less
Julia Roberts: Life and Career By James Winfield
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Julia Roberts is a highly-acclaimed American actress. When she was a child, she wanted to become a veterinarian. But with time she becomes one of the most successful actresses in Hollywood... More > history. She has conquered the hearts of people by her natural acting and beautiful smile. She is different in style and even at her late 40’s she is becoming more attractive. It was hard to find failure in her career. Nothing can distract her from acting rather success take her path. She has acted in several romantic comedies, including My Best Friend's Wedding, Mystic Pizza, Notting Hill and Runaway Bride. She has also performed in several crime features, including The Pelican Brief, Ocean's Eleven and Ocean's Twelve. Julia Roberts has received Oscar nominations for her performances in Steel Magnolias and Pretty Woman and has won the Oscar for Best Actress in 2001 for her performance in "Erin Brockovich."< Less
Deion Sanders: Life and Career By Cindy Washington
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Naturally Gifted Athlete Deion Sanders was among the most impressive professional sportsmen ever before. Prepared with impressive athletic capability and a specific love for the spotlight, Deion... More > showed his well worth, and backed up his self-confidence in the MLB and the NFL, helping to lead his teams to each recreation’s greatest games, and becoming the NFL's first two-way starter since 1962. It really did not poorly affect that Sanders possessed profane athletic ability. By the age of 8, he was contending in arranged football and baseball. At North Fort Myers Senior high school, Sanders was all-state in football, baseball, and basketball.< Less
Jennifer Lopez: Life and Career By john Glaser
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Jennifer Lopez was born on July twenty four, 1969, in the Bronx, New York, Jennifer Lopez was one of the “Fly Girls” dancers on the TV comedy series “In Living Color”... More > (1990). She married salsa icon Mark Anthony in 2006 and Lopez gave birth on February 22, 2008 to fraternal twins, a girl and a boy, Emme Maribel Muñiz, and Maximilian "Max" David Muñiz. She turned to music and found major success on the pop and dance charts with hits like "Get Right" and "Play" whereas continuing to garner Hollywood film work. She released her third album, “This is Me… Then,” on November 26th 2002. The first single from the album was the song “Jenny from the Block.” Another track, “Baby I Love You!”. On Valentine Day, 2007, Lopez received the Artists for Amnesty International award “in recognition of her work as producer and star of Bordertown, a movie exposing the ongoing murders of many women in the border town of Juárez, Mexico.< Less
Angelina Jolie: Life and Career By Philip Ross
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In 2011 the media wrote that the sexiest woman in the world, Angelina Jolie, has become a mere shadow of her old image. The Thomas Crown Affair filmmakers asked the star to gain weight for the new... More > role. Apparently, Angelina Jolie is too weak and no longer fits the job description. Frankly speaking, the star of Tomb Raider or Beawolf got so weak that can hardly be recognized. The attractive forms of the beautiful Hollywood starlet have lost the beauty of the past. The unhealthy lifestyle, the busy schedule, the rough diet that she has taken and the lack of energy obviously concern the filmmakers. They fear that the star will not be able to cope with the requirements set.< Less
Cameron Diaz: Life and Career By Daniel Silva
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From 1990 to December 1994, Cameron has lives with video producer Carlos de la Torre. In 1995, Diaz met actor Vincent D'Onofrio during the production of "Feeling Minnesota". In the same... More > year she started a relationship with actor Matt Dillon which lasted until December 1998. Then in 1999 she began to have a relationship with Jared Leto, and the two lovers got engaged in 2000. In 2003, however, the relationship ended. Diaz was dating singer Justin Timberlake then from 2003 to 2006. In October 2004, Cameron and Justin were involved in an altercation with a tabloid photographer near a hotel. When the photographer and another man tried to take a picture with the couple, they snatched the camera. Pictures of the incident appeared in Us Weekly. Diva Cameron Diaz sued the National tabloid for inventing an affair between her and MTV producer Shane Nickerson, accusing her of cheating on her boyfriend, Justin Timberlake.< Less