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Directory > Books > Biography
We have now started compiling a list of famous biographies. As this grows,
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For more information in UK:Admiral of the Ocean Sea
For more information in USA: Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus
For more information in UK: Rosa Parks: My Story
For more information in USA: Rosa Parks: My Story
For more information in UK: Gary Soto (Library of Author Biographies)
For more information in USA: Gary Soto (Library of Author Biographies)
For more information in UK: Secret Life of Salvador Dali, The
For more information in USA: The Secret Life of Salvador Dali
Drew Blyth Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress and film producer, the youngest member of the Barrymore family of American actors. She has her own production company, Flower Films. Barrymore made her screen début in Altered States (1980); she made her breakout role two years later in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. She quickly became one of Hollywood's most recognized child actresses.
For more information in UK: Little Girl Lost
For more information in USA: Little Girl Lost
Eddie Van Halen
Edward Van Halen (born Edward Lodewijk van Halen on January 26, 1955 in Nijmegen, Netherlands), is a guitarist, songwriter and producer most famous for being leader and a co-founder of the hard rock band, Van Halen. Eddie Van Halen is also known as a skilled keyboardist, as demonstrated in his performance on the smash hit "Jump".
For more information in UK: Van Halen 101: Foreword by Brian May
For more information in USA: Van Halen 101: Foreword by Brian May
Criss Angel (born Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos on December 19, 1967) is an American magician, musician, mentalist, hypnotist, escapologist, stunt performer, and actor.
For more information in UK: Mindfreak: Secret Revelations from the Master of Surreality
For more information in USA: Mindfreak: Secret Revelations
Archimedes of Syracuse (c.287 BC to c.212 BC) was a Greek mathematician, physicist and engineer. Although little is known about his life, he is regarded as one of the most important scientists in classical antiquity. In addition to making important discoveries in the field of mathematics and geometry, he is credited with producing machines that were well ahead of their time. Archimedes produced the first known summation of an infinite series with a method that is still used in the area of calculus today.
For more information in USA: The Life and Times of Archimedes (Biography from Ancient Civilizations)
Paula Julie Abdul (of Syrian-Brazilian/French-Canadian ancestry) was born on June 19th, 1962 in San Fernando, California. She grew up in North Hollywood, CA where, at age seven, she performed in community theater groups, and spent summers touring in US theatrical productions.
For more information in UK: All the Right Moves: Paula Abdul the Autobiography
For more information in USA: All the Right Moves
Theodor Seuss Geisel (March 2, 1904 to September 24, 1991) was a famous American writer and cartoonist best known for his classic children's books under the pen name Dr. Seuss, including The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. His trademarks were his rhyming text and outlandish creatures.
For more information in UK: Dr. Seuss and Mr. Geisel: A Biography
For more information in USA: Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel: A Biography
Biographical data sourced at Wikipedia except Paula Abdul from paula-abdul.net