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American Firefighter

PAUL MOBLEY · Welcome Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A celebration of and tribute to our nation's courageous firefighters and first responders. Paul Mobley has taken his camera on the road again to photograph America's bravest citizens. In this collection of intimate and powerful photographic portraits, we get a glimpse of what...
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Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth

John Szwed · Viking
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Published in celebration of Holiday's centenary, the first biography to focus on the singer's extraordinary musical talentWhen Billie Holiday stepped into Columbia's studios in November 1933, it marked the beginning of what is arguably the most remarkable and influential career...
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Building New Banjos for an Old-Time World

Richard Jones-Bamman · University of Illinois Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Banjo music possesses a unique power to evoke a bucolic, simpler past. The artisans who build banjos for old-time music stand at an unusual crossroads "asked to meet the modern musician's needs while retaining the nostalgic qualities so fundamental to the banjo's sound and mystique....
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The Woman I Wanted to Be

Diane von Furstenberg · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

One of the most influential, admired, and colorful women of our time: fashion designer and philanthropist Diane von Furstenberg tells the most personal stories from her life, about family, love, beauty and business: "It's so good, you'll want to take notes" (People) .Diane...
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Dazzling Duct Tape Designs: Fashionable Accessories, Adorable Décor, and Many More Creative Crafts You Make At Home

Tamara Boykins · Ulysses Press
Format: Paperback

CRAZY CUTE CREATIONS! With eye-popping colors and exciting designs, duct tape is the most versatile and fun crafting material around. Just fold, cut and stick to make amazing projects including bracelets headbands sandals throw pillows party banners belts purses lunch bags flower pens ,
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Live From New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests

Tom Shales · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Just in time for the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, a rollickingly updated edition of LIVE FROM NEW YORK with nearly 100 new pages covering the past decade.When first published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, LIVE FROM NEW YORK was immediately proclaimed...
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Paper and Ink Workshop: Printmaking techniques using a variety of methods and materials

John Foster · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Go behind the scenes in the creation of incredible pieces of design and art with Paper and Ink Workshop. This book discusses silkscreen, letterpress, and woodblock printing, and explains the techniques needed to produce the final prints. You will not only be amazed and inspired, but also...
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Flags of Our Fathers

James Bradley · Bantam
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come...
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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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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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