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Peter O'Toole: The Definitive Biography

Robert Sellers · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Peter O'Toole was supremely talented, a unique leading man and one of the most charismatic actors of his generation. Described by his friend Richard Burton as "the most original actor to come out of Britain since the war," O'Toole was also unpredictable, with a dangerous edge...
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Stephen Stills Change Partners: The Definitive Biography

DAVID ROBERTS · Red Planet
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Stephen Stills is one of the last remaining music legends from the rock era without a biography. During his six-decade career, he has played with all the greats. His career sky-rocketed when Crosby, Stills & Nash played only their second gig together at Woodstock in 1969. With the addition...
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Going to Hell in a Hen Basket: An Illustrated Dictionary of Modern Malapropisms

Robert Alden Rubin · Flatiron Books; Ill edition
Format: Hardcover

Malapropism - A word or phrase that has been mistaken for another, usually because of its sound rather than its meaning.Everyone has made the mistake of using a word or phrase that they think sounds correct, but in fact is not. Malapropisms make some sense. They have a semantic logic to them,...
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Presto!: How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales

Penn Jillette
Format: Print book

An unconventional weight loss tale from an unconventional personality - Penn Jillette tells how he lost 100 pounds with his trademark outrageous sense of humor and biting social commentary that makes this success story anything but ordinary.Legendary magician Penn Jillette was approaching...
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Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page

Blair Davis · Rutgers University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

As Christopher Nolan s Batman films and releases from the Marvel Cinematic Universe have regularly topped the box office charts, fans and critics alike might assume that the comic book movie is a distinctly twenty-first-century form. Yet adaptations of comics have been an integral part...
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The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6' 4", African American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama's Boy, Dad, and Stand-Up Comedian

W KAMAU BELL · DUTTON
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

You may know W. Kamau Bell from his new critically acclaimed, Emmy-nominated hit show on CNN, United Shades of America. Or maybe you've read about him in The New York Times, which called him, "the most promising new talent in political comedy in many years." Or maybe in The New Yorker,...
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Bit by Bit: How Video Games Transformed Our World

Andrew Ervin · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An acclaimed novelist and critic argues that video games are the most vital art form of our time
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Ballad of the Green Beret: The Life and Wars of Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler from the Vietnam War and Pop Stardom to Murder and an Unsolved, Violent Death

Marc Leepson · Stackpole Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The rough-and-tumble life of Special Forces vet and Sixties pop star Barry SadlerThe top Billboard Hot 100 single of 1966 wasn't The Rolling Stones' "Paint It Black" or the Beatles' "Yellow Submarine"--it was "The Ballad of the Green Berets," a hyper-patriotic...
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You Are a Complete Disappointment: A Triumphant Memoir of Failed Expectations

Mike Edison · Sterling
Pages: 244
Format: Print book

"You are a complete disappointment." On his deathbed, Mike Edison's father gasped those words to his son - and that was just the beginning of his devastating salvo. For anyone who has ever suffered from parental bullying, this often-hilarious yet intensely heartbreaking memoir...
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Bubble Boy

Cinco Paul

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Learning 2D Game Development with Unity: A Hands-On Guide to Game Creation

Matthew Johnson · Addison-Wesley Professional; 1 edition
Format: Book

The Unity Engine Tutorial for Any Game Creator ¿ Unity is now the world’s #1 game engine, thanks to its affordability, continuous improvements, and amazing global community. With Unity, you can design, code, and author your game once, and then deploy it to multiple platforms,...
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Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame

Mara Wilson · Penguin Books
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

""Growing up, I wanted to BE Mara Wilson. Where Am I Now? is a delight."--Ilana Glazer, cocreator and star of Broad City "Genuine and authentic, funny and heartbreaking, Where Am I Now? reminds you that no matter how unique your life is, some things bind us all together."...
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A Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic

Doogie Horner · Insight Editions
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A delightful Christmas storybook for adults based on the action-packed Die Hard movie All John McClane wants for Christmas is to reunite with his estranged family. But when his wife's office holiday party turns into a deadly hostage situation, he has to save her life before he can get home...
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Breaking Bad: A Cultural History

Lara C Stache · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 236
Format: Hardcover

As one of the most critically acclaimed shows of all time, Breaking Bad explored the life and crimes of a high school chemistry teacher turned meth kingpin of the American Southwest. As Walter White and his former student Jesse Pinkman become deeply entwined in the drug world, their narrative...
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