William J. Mann
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William J. Mann

I live in two of the most beautiful places on the planet ' Provincetown, Massachusetts, with its exquisite light and ever-shifting dunes in the summer and the fall, and Palm Springs, California, with its majestic mountains and invigorating desert air in the winter and the spring. I am indeed blessed.

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    • Tinseltown

    • Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood
    • By: William J. Mann
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    A true story recreated with the suspense of a novel, Tinseltown is the work of a storyteller at the peak of his powers - and the solution to a crime that has stumped detectives and historians for nearly a century....

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    • Everybody's a dreamer...

    • By Steven on 01-08-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Hello, Gorgeous

    • Becoming Barbra Streisand
    • By: William J. Mann
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Morton
    • Length: 20 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
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    In Hello, Gorgeous, Mann incisively illuminates the woman before she became the icon and pays tribute to one of the world’s most beloved performers....

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    • Needs New Narrator

    • By Terry Darden on 11-19-14

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    • The Wars of the Roosevelts

    • The Ruthless Rise of America's Greatest Political Family
    • By: William J. Mann
    • Narrated by: Christopher Grove
    • Length: 21 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
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    Deeply psychological and finely rendered, The Wars of the Roosevelts illuminates not only the enviable strengths but also the profound shame of this remarkable and influential family....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
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    • By lolita on 06-20-17

    Regular price: $46.77

    • Wisecracker

    • The Life and Times of William Haines, Hollywood’s First Openly Gay Star
    • By: William J. Mann
    • Narrated by: Bo Foxworth
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
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    In 1930, William Haines was Hollywood's #1 box-office draw - a talented, handsome, and wisecracking romantic lead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Juicy, Thoughtful and One of a Kind!

    • By Lucian Siedler on 01-06-15
    • The Life and Times of William Haines, Hollywood’s First Openly Gay Star
    • By: William J. Mann
    • Narrated by: Bo Foxworth
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 09-30-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 87 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • How to Be a Movie Star

    • Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood
    • By: William J. Mann
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    • Performance
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    • Story
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    Elizabeth Taylor has never been short on star power, but in this unprecedented biography, the spotlight is entirely on her - a spirited beauty full of magic, professional daring, and wit....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Specialized Biography

    • By Troy on 06-18-14

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