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Let's Rock!: How 1950s America Created Elvis and the Rock and Roll Craze

Richard Aquila · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 351
Format: Print book

Rock & roll was one of the most important cultural developments in post-World War II America, yet its origins are shrouded in myth and legend. Let's Rock! reclaims the lost history of rock & roll. Based on years of research, as well as interviews with Bo Diddley, Pat Boone,...
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LIFE The Vietnam Wars: 50 Years Ago--Two Countries Torn Apart

The Editors of LIFE · Life
Format: Hardcover

LIFE covered just as vividly as the war in Southeast Asia, was waged on the campuses and at the conventions. In addition, Larry Burrows-the late father-in-law of LIFE Books' current Director of Photography-was the first photographer to document a war primarily in color, because LIFE...
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How to Archive Family Photos: A Step-by-Step Guide to Organize and Share Your Photos Digitally

Denise S May-Levenick · Family Tree Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Organize and enjoy your family's memories!You've captured countless cherished family photos of babies' first steps, graduations, weddings, holidays, vacations, and priceless everyday moments on your smartphone or digital camera. Perhaps you've inherited a collection of heirloom family photographs,...
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The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000 BC - 1492 AD

Simon Schama · Ecco
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

In this magnificently illustrated cultural history - the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews - Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish experience, tracing it across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the New World...
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iPhone Artistry

Dan Burkholder · Pixiq; Original edition
Format: Print book

There's no doubting how popular the iPhone is, or how impressive its imaging capabilities are--both with photos and video. That's why it's now the most popular camera on Flickr. iPhone Artistry shows users how their phone can be a powerful, fun, and serious photographic tool,...
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Fifty Years of 60 Minutes: The Inside Story of Television's Most Influential News Broadcast

JEFF FAGER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A history of 60 Minutes - the iconic American TV news broadcast - going behind the scenes of the most famous breakthrough stories of its remarkable fifty-year run to reveal the secrets of the program's success.Fifty Years of 60 Minutes tells the inside story of the legendary program, from...
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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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Where's Elvis?

Andrew Grant Jackson · Thunder Bay Press
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

You can't help falling in love with these 20 challenging visual puzzles! Look for the King and others in the drawings while reading interesting anecdotes about his life. Each art spread offers a list of things to find, followed by narrative about Presley's life in the depicted time...
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Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood

William J. Mann · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerEdgar Award winner for Best Fact CrimeThe Day of the Locust meets The Devil in the White City and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil in this juicy, untold Hollywood story an addictive true tale of ambition, scandal, intrigue, murder, and the creation of the modern...
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Goldmine Record Album Price Guide

Dave Thompson · Krause Publications; Eighth Edition edition
Format: Print book

For the recordFrom Abba to ZZ Top, Goldmine Record Album Price Guide, 8th edition, provides more than 100,000 listings, detailed descriptions and values to American-released vinyl albums.This completely vetted and massive guide features Current values and listings for 100,000 American vinyl...
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Small Apartments of the World

Alex Vidiella · Firefly Books
Format: Book

A showcase of 30 world-class apartments for modern life in smaller spaces. Small in size but big on space, the 30 apartments shown in Small Apartments of the World provide a wealth of inspiration for architects, designers and homeowners. Addressing the desire (or necessity) to "live...
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Looking for Lincoln: The Making of an American Icon

Philip B Kunhardt · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 494
Format: Print book

An extensively researched, lavishly illustrated consideration of the myths, memories, and questions that gathered around our most beloved - and most enigmatic - president in the years between his assassination and the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in 1922. Availing themselves of a vast...
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