James Robert Parish



James Robert Parish, a former entertainment reporter, publicist, and book series editor, is the author of many published major biographies and reference books on the entertainment industry including Whitney Houston: We Will Always Love You; The Hollywood Book of Extravagance; It’s Good to Be the King: The Seriously Funny Life of Mel Brooks; The Hollywood Book of Breakups; Fiascos: Hollywood’s Iconic Flops; The Hollywood Book of Love; Jet Li; The Encyclopedia of Ethnic Groups in Hollywood; The Hollywood Book of Death; Gus Van Sant; Whoopi Goldberg; Rosie O’Donnell’s Story; The Unofficial “Murder, She Wrote” Casebook; Today’s Black Hollywood; Let’s Talk! America’s Favorite TV Talk Show Hosts; Prison Pictures from Hollywood; Prostitution in Ho ...more

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The Hollywood Book of Death...

3.53 avg rating — 756 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Fiasco: A History of Hollyw...

3.38 avg rating — 327 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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Hollywood Divas: The Good, ...

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It's Good to Be the King: T...

3.77 avg rating — 176 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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The Hollywood Book of Scand...

3.63 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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Whitney Houston: 1963-2012:...

3.48 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 2003 — 13 editions
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The Hollywood Book of Extra...

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The Unofficial Murder, She ...

4.45 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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Stephen King

4.13 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Jim Henson: Puppeteer and F...

3.82 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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“She observed wisely of her cinema alter ego: "Men like me because I don't wear a brassiere. Women like me because I don't look like a girl who would steal a husband. At least not for long.”
James Robert Parish, The Hollywood Book of Scandals: The Shocking, Often Disgraceful Deeds and Affairs of More than 100 American Movie and TV Idols

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