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One World Trade Center: Biography of the Building

Judith Dupre · Little, Brown
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

The definitive book about One World Trade Center--the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere--by the author of the iconic and best-selling Skyscrapers.In hundreds of photographs, drawings, and plans-most never seen by the public-Judith Dupré chronicles the rise of America's most...
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Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain

Charles R. Cross
Format: Paperback

It has been twenty years since Kurt Cobain died by his own hand in April 1994; it was an act of will that typified his short, angry, inspired life. Veteran music journalist Charles R. Cross fuses his intimate knowledge of the Seattle music scene with his deep compassion for his subject...
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Elvis and Ginger: Elvis Presley's Fiancée and Last Love Finally Tells Her Story

Ginger Alden · Berkley
Format: Hardcover

ELVIS PRESLEY'S FIANCÉE AND LAST LOVE FINALLY TELLS HER STORY "Elvis, you and I know the truth and unfortunately you're not here to set the record straight. With this book, I will try to..." Elvis Presley and Graceland were fixtures in the life of Ginger Alden, having...
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Pope Francis: A Photographic Portrait of the People's Pope

Michael Collins · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

With more than 250 previously unpublished photographs, Pope Francis: A Photographic Portrait of the People's Pope follows the pontiff through a year in his life, from daily prayers to international pastoral visits, offering a rare look at life behind the scenes with His Holiness Pope...
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Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism

Thomas David Brothers · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 594
Format: Hardcover

The definitive account of Louis Armstrong -- his life and legacy -- during the most creative period of his career. Nearly 100 years after bursting onto Chicago's music scene under the tutelage of Joe "King" Oliver, Louis Armstrong is recognized as one of the most influential artists...
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs

Greil Marcus · Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

Selects ten songs recorded between 1956 and 2008 that embody rock and roll as a thing in itself--in the story each song tells, inhabits, and creates in its legacy.
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Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town

Beth Macy · Little Brown & Co
Format: Hardcover

The instant New York Times bestseller about one man's battle to save hundreds of jobs by demonstrating the greatness of American business.The Bassett Furniture Company was once the world's biggest wood furniture manufacturer. Run by the same powerful Virginia family for generations,...
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The Man Who Sold the World: David Bowie and the 1970s

Peter Doggett · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The Man Who Sold the World by Peter Doggett—author of the critically acclaimed Beatles biography, You Never Give Me Your Money—is a song-by-song chronicle of the evolution of David Bowie.Focusing on the work and the life of one of the most groundbreaking figures in music and popular...
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American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell

Deborah Solomon · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to Rockwell Land, writes Deborah Solomon in the introduction to this spirited and authoritative biography of the painter who provided twentieth-century America with a defining image of itself. As the star illustrator of The Saturday Evening Post for nearly half a century, Norman...
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From Scratch: Inside the Food Network

Allen Salkin · Putnam Adult
Format: Hardcover

An Entertainment Weekly Best Tell-All of 2013! “Allen Salkin shows how the sausage really gets made at the Food Network in From Scratch, a behind-the-scenes history liberally spiced with gossip and unsavory tidbits.”—Entertainment Weekly “A detailed look at the network...
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Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker

Stanley Crouch · Harper; F First Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on jazz and culture in America.Throughout...
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Designing Knitwear

Deborah Newton · Taunton Press; New edition edition
Format: Paperback

If you dream of creating your own knitwear designs, master designer Deborah Newton shares the secrets shes learned over the years. Newton offers in-depth information on shaping and fitting, color and graphics, dressmaker details, finding design inspiration, creating textured fabrics, and more....
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Practical Folk Art: Create Beautiful and Decorative Pieces in the Folk Art Tradition, with 35 Projects

Stewart and Sally Walton · Lorenz Books
Format: Hardcover

A celebration of country folk art, with beautiful pieces to make for the home using traditional craft-making techniques such as punched tinware, wood carving, cross stitch and stencil painting.
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