• On Borrowed Fame

  • Money, Mysteries, and Corruption in the Entertainment World
  • By: Donald Jeffries
  • Narrated by: Steve Krumlauf
  • Length: 18 hrs and 5 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)

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On Borrowed Fame

By: Donald Jeffries
Narrated by: Steve Krumlauf
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Publisher's Summary

This meticulously researched audiobook explores the concept of fame in all its fleeting glory and confounding inconsistency. Why do so many entertainers do so much better financially than peers who have comparable resumes?

Author Donald Jeffries also examines a subject he is quite familiar with: the myriad of unnatural deaths which have plagued the entertainment industry since the dawn of Hollywood. The deaths of John Lennon, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Natalie Wood, and many others are scrutinized in exacting detail.

Jeffries communicated with many older entertainers during the course of researching the book, and their perspectives are included here. On Borrowed Fame will be of great interest to fans, celebrities, and anyone with even a cursory affinity for the world of show business.

©2021 Donald Jeffries (P)2022 BearManor Media

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  • D. Taylor
  • 07-11-22

No Thank You

Didn't even get past the first 3 chapters before I fell asleep! Just a list of mini facts that anyone could have googled, Perhaps it would have helped if it didn't sound like this was the first time the narrator had even seen the text!

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  • popeye doyle
  • 07-06-22

not for me

Reads like a shopping list of bite sized grim obituaries.
The narrator is too slow and deliberate , occasionally seeming disengaged with the subject matter.
The author offers only the shallowest analysis of events.
Not what was expecting from the promo blurb.

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