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Amburn, Ellis

Overview
Works: 25 works in 121 publications in 7 languages and 5,416 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Ellis Amburn
 
Most widely held works by Ellis Amburn
Subterranean Kerouac : the hidden life of Jack Kerouac by Ellis Amburn( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon original interviews and his own relationship with Kerouac, Ellis Amburn reveals an inner man who has not appeared in any previous biography-a man torn by his conflicting desires and beliefs. Subterranean Kerouac has been singled out as one of the most significant biographies to appear in years, and it shows how Kerouac struggled throughout his life with poverty, alcoholism, and his doubts about his own lifestyle of substance abuse, indolence, and promiscuity
The most beautiful woman in the world : the obsessions, passions, and courage of Elizabeth Taylor by Ellis Amburn( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expose of Elizabeth Taylor's private life covers her brain surgery, her successful fragrance line, her recovery from a near nervous breakdown, and her relationships with her husbands and other men
Dark star : the Roy Orbison story by Ellis Amburn( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the rock star's life and achievements
Buddy Holly : a biography by Ellis Amburn( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of rock and roll legend Buddy Holly tells how his restrictive youth led him to rebel and take up a career making music that was regarded, at that time, as the work of the devil
Pearl : the obsessions and passions of Janis Joplin : a biography by Ellis Amburn( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She came out of the swamps of the Texas-Louisiana border, wailing the blues as no one, black or white, before or after, has ever dared. She was the first rock star of the 1960s counterculture. She was a major fashion trendsetter in the back-to-the-roots movement that began in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco and overtook the world. At the same time, she was locked in a doomed search for an increasingly elusive happiness in drugs and fame, sex and money, a
The sexiest man alive : a biography of Warren Beatty by Ellis Amburn( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth portrait based on interviews with his friends and associates discusses his relationships, marriage to Annette Bening, work with numerous celebrities, 1960s forays into politics, and intensely private personality
Buddy Holly : the real story by Ellis Amburn( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olivia de Havilland and the golden age of Hollywood by Ellis Amburn( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and career of one of the finest actresses of her time as well as the culture of the film industry's golden age
Elizabeth Taylor : the obsessions, passions and courage of a Hollywood legend by Ellis Amburn( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Taylor by Ellis Amburn( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sexiest man alive : Warren Beatty : the biography by Ellis Amburn( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den amerikanske filmskuespiller Warren Beatty (f. 1937)
The most beautiful woman in the world : [the obsessions, passions, and courage of Elizabeth Taylor] by Ellis Amburn( Recording )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author uses "previously untapped primary sources to reveal the tragedies and triumphs of Elizabeth Taylor's exciting and tumultuous life."
Dark star : the tragic story of Roy Orbison by Ellis Amburn( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perła : obsesje i namiętności Janis Joplin by Ellis Amburn( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in Polish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Beatty : a biography by Ellis Amburn( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark star : the Roy Orbison story by Ellis Amburn( Recording )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Orbison, a man of contradictions and conflict, gentle and softly spoken yet dangerous and always attended by misfortune. His extraordinary string of hits came in the early sixties. Then his career and personal fortunes plummeted, making his story one of the saddest in the history of rock music
Cercando un uomo da amare : le passioni e le ossessioni di Janis Joplin by Ellis Amburn( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pearl : Janis Joplin: obsessies en hartstochten by Ellis Amburn( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Amerikaanse popzangeres (1943-1970)
Zhi zhu ji qing yu yong qi by Ellis Amburn( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Kerouac Papers by Jack Kerouac( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Jack Kerouac archive spans the years 1920 to 1977, with the bulk dated 1935 to 1969
 
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Subterranean Kerouac : the hidden life of Jack Kerouac
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The most beautiful woman in the world : the obsessions, passions, and courage of Elizabeth TaylorBuddy Holly : a biographyPearl : the obsessions and passions of Janis Joplin : a biographyThe sexiest man alive : a biography of Warren BeattyBuddy Holly : the real storyElizabeth Taylor : the obsessions, passions and courage of a Hollywood legendThe most beautiful woman in the world : [the obsessions, passions, and courage of Elizabeth Taylor]
Alternative Names

controlled identityDouglas, Edward, 1933-

Amburn, Ellis Edward.

Douglas, Edward.

Ellis Amburn American book editor

Ellis Amburn Amerikaans biograaf

アンバーン, エリス

Languages
English (101)

Polish (7)

Italian (2)

Russian (2)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)

Czech (1)