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Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

Mark Harris · Penguin Press
Pages: 511
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary wartime experience of five of Hollywood's most legendary directors, all of whom put their stamp on World War II and were changed forever by itIn Pictures at a Revolution, Mark Harris turned the story of the five movies nominated for Best Picture in 1967 into a landmark...
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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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Always Been a Rambler: G.B. Grayson and Henry Whitter, Country Music Pioneers of Southern Appalachia

Josh Beckworth · McFarland
Pages: 226
Format: Paperback

G.B. Grayson and Henry Whitter were two of the most influential artists in the early days of country music. Songs they popularized--"Tom Dooley," "Little Maggie," "Handsome Molly," and "Nine Pound Hammer"--are still staples of traditional music. Although...
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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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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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Music Performance: Vocals and Band

Christine Kohler · Rosen Pub Group
Format: Paperback

With the popularity of Glee, many students are asking themselves, "How can I start a glee club at my school?" With this come other pertinent questions: how do you decide what songs to perform, how do you find singers and musicians who can put on a good performance, and many others....
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Advanced Love

ARI SETH COHEN · Abrams
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of the popular blog Advanced Style, photographer Ari Seth Cohen's Advanced Love collects affectionate portraits of subjects who prove that love is bound by neither the constraints of age or time. The book includes 40 profiles of inspiring couples from around the world,...
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No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead

Peter Richardson · St. Martin's Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

For almost three decades, the Grateful Dead was America's most popular touring band. No Simple Highway is the first book to ask the simple question of why--and attempt to answer it. Drawing on new research, interviews, and a fresh supply of material from the Grateful Dead archives,...
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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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Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina

Misty Copeland · Touchstone Books, published by Simon & Schuster
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history-making ballerina.In this instant New York Times bestseller, Misty Copeland makes history, telling the story of her journey to become the first African-American principal ballerina at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. But when...
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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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Painting Zoo Animals on Rocks

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

Listen to the call of the wild!Bring home the excitement and wonder of exotic creatures from all over the world with Painting Zoo Animals on Rocks. Renowned artist Lin Wellford gives easy-to-follow directions for creating your very own rock menagerie.You'll learn everything you need...
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When They Were Boys: The True Story of the Beatles' Rise to the Top

Larry Kane · Running Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

This is the story of the Beatles’ harrowing rise to fame: focusing on that seven-year stretch from the time the boys met as teenagers to early 1964, when the Fab Four made their momentous first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. From the boys’ humble beginnings in Liverpool,...
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