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Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty
Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty

Elizabeth Mitchell · Atlantic Monthly Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world, a powerful symbol of freedom and the American dream. For decades, the myth has persisted that the statue was a grand gift from France, but now Libertys Torch reveals how she was in fact the pet project of one quixotic...
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The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000 BC - 1492 AD
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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In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art
In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art

Sue Roe · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

A lively and deeply researched group biography of the figures who transformed the world of art in bohemian Paris in the first decade of the twentieth century In Montmartre is a colorful history of the birth of Modernist art as it arose from one of the most astonishing collections of artistic...
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TIME The Beatle Invasion!: The inside story of the two-week tour that rocked America
TIME The Beatle Invasion!: The inside story of the two-week tour that rocked America

Bob Spitz · Time Books, an imprint of Time Home Entertainment, Inc.
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

The Beatles' first excursion to the United States, from February 7 to February 21, 1964, was an epochal moment in American culture. It was a musical earthquake that defined music going forward and a cultural youth quake that defined generations to come. That fourteen day window not only...
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I'll Drink to That: A Life in Style, with a Twist
I'll Drink to That: A Life in Style, with a Twist

Betty Halbreich · Penguin Press; Complete Numbers Starting with 1, 1st Ed edition
Format: Hardcover

Eighty-six-year-old Betty Halbreich is a true original. A tough broad who could have stepped straight out of Stephen Sondheim's repertoire, she has spent nearly forty years as the legendary personal shopper at Bergdorf Goodman, where she works with socialites, stars, and ordinary women...
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Anatomy of a Song: The Oral History of 45 Iconic Hits That Changed Rock, R&B and Pop
Anatomy of a Song: The Oral History of 45 Iconic Hits That Changed Rock, R&B and Pop

Marc Myers · Grove Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Every great song has a story that needs to be told. In Anatomy of a Song, based on the ongoing Wall Street Journal column, writer and music historian Marc Myers brings to life five decades of music through forty-five transformative songs and oral-history interviews with the artists who created...
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A Bowl of Olives: On Food and Memory
A Bowl of Olives: On Food and Memory

Sara Midda · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the international bestseller In and Out of the Garden and the wondrous sketchbook Sara Midda’s South of France comes a long-awaited treasure of a book. Drawn from the artist’s wealth of impressions and memories, it is a book for lovers of food and art and fine...
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The Photoshop Elements 9 Book for Digital Photographers
The Photoshop Elements 9 Book for Digital Photographers

Scott Kelby · Peachpit Press; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

This book breaks new ground by doing something for digital photographers that’s never been done before—it cuts through the bull and shows you exactly “how to do it.” It’s not a bunch of theory; it doesn’t challenge you to come up with your own settings...
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Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!: The Story of Pop Music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé
Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!: The Story of Pop Music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé

Bob Stanley · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An addictively readable, encyclopedic history of pop music in chapters as short and adrenaline-fueled as the best pop songs themselves. As much fun to argue with as to quote, Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! is a monumental work of musical history, tracing the story of pop music through individual songs,...
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