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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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Woman-Powered Farm: Manual for a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle from Homestead to Field

Audrey Levatino · Countryman Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

To go-to guide for women who want to be part of the farming revolution.Women are leading the new farming revolution in America. Much of the impetus to move back to the land, raise our own food, and connect with our agricultural past is being driven by women. They raise sheep for wool, harvest...
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My House of Memories: An Autobiography

Merle Haggard · It Books
Pages: 259
Format: Paperback

In this riveting personal story, award-winning,bestselling country musicrecording artist Merle Haggard takesyou on a tour through his house ofmemories, offering a fascinating lookinside his turbulent yet successful life.Merle reveals the true stories about hisbirth and troubled upbringing...
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O. Winston Link: Life Along the Line: A Photographic Portrait of America's Last Great Steam Railroad

Tony Reevy · Harry N. Abrams; Har/Com edition
Format: Book

O. Winston Link photographed the Norfolk and Western, the last major steam railroad in the United States, when it was converting its operations from steam to diesel in the 1950s. Link’s N&W project captured the industry at a moment of transition, before the triumph of the automobile...
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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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Keith Richards · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 564
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited autobiography of the guitarist, songwriter, singer, and founding member of the Rolling Stones. Ladies and gentlemen: Keith Richards.With The Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the songs that roused the world, and he lived the original rock and roll life.Now, at last,...
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Classical Art: A Life History from Antiquity to the Present

Caroline Vout · Princeton University Press
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

How did the statues of ancient Greece wind up dictating art history in the West? How did the material culture of the Greeks and Romans come to be seen as "classical" and as "art"? What does "classical art" mean across time and place? In this ambitious, richly...
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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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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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Painting Houses, Cottages and Towns on Rocks

Lin Wellford · North Light Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Transform ordinary rocks into amazing little houses and cottages. You don't have to be an artist to experience the fun of this simple yet exciting craft. Lin Wellford revitalized the art of painting on rocks, and her imaginative and innovative use of rocks and stones as art material continues...
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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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John Lennon: The Life

Philip Norman · Ecco; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Phillip Norman, whose 1981 classic Shout! is considered the definitive biography of The Beatles, returns with John Lennon: The Life. This New York Times bestseller is an intimate look at the troubled genius who—along with Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr—changed...
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World War I: The Definitive Visual History

R.G. Grant · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

2014 marks the centennial of the start of World War I - DK will mark the occasion with the publication of World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide, a vividly illustrated, in-depth account of the Great War. Written by historian R. G. Grant, and created by DK's award-winning editorial...
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