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Learn to Play the Piano and Keyboard: A Step-by-step-guide

Nick Freeth · Parragon
Pages: 96
Format: Book

No previous musical knowledge necessary - this book contains everything you need to start playing. Expert advice to help you select the piano or keyboard that's right for you. Shows how the keys are fingered, & helps you develop your manual dexterity & coordination. Explains...
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Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life

Eric Klinenberg · Crown
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An eminent sociologist and bestselling author offers an inspiring blueprint for rebuilding our fractured society. We are living in a time of deep divisions. Americans are sorting themselves along racial, religious, and cultural lines, leading to a level of polarization that the country...
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Lost Cleveland

Laura DeMarco · Pavilion
Pages: 142
Format: Hardcover

Organized chronologically, starting with the earliest losses and ending with the latest, this book features much-loved Cleveland institutions that have been consigned to history. Losses include: City Hall, Diebolt Brewing Co., Luna Park, Sheriff Street Market, Hotel Winton, League Park,...
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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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Smithsonian Rock and Roll: Live and Unseen

Bill Bentley · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

In December 2015, the Smithsonian called on rock and roll lovers around the world to collect photos and stories of their favorite moments in music. Fans dug through attics, basements, closets, shoeboxes, digital cameras, and photo albums to post great rock shots to rockandroll.si.edu....
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101 More Mixed Media Techniques: An exploration of the versatile world of mixed media art

Cherril Doty · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Explore a diverse array of adventurous mixed media art techniques with 101 More Mixed Media Techniques.Whether you are an experienced artist or just starting out, you'll discover new, approachable concepts for creating and embellishing your own mixed media art. Inside this book, you'll...
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Artist's painting techniques

Dk Publishing. · DK
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Artist's Painting Techniques is your practical guide to learning how to bring out your inner artist with a wide range of painting styles, whether you want to learn how to use acrylics, watercolors, or oil paints.With progression in mind, this master class will teach you the basic principles...
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The Joy of Acrylic Painting: Expressive Painting Techniques for Beginners

Annie O'Brien Gonzales · North Light Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Now is the time to pursue creative fulfillment! Annie O'Brien Gonzales felt a passion for art from an early age. But not until 30 years later--after raising a family and working "a real job"--did she get serious about painting. Along the way, she experienced the pleasures...
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If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: Relating to and Communicating with Others

Alan Alda · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Award-winning actor Alan Alda tells the fascinating story of his quest to learn how to communicate better, and to teach others to do the same. With his trademark humor and candor, he explores how to develop empathy as the key factor."Invaluable." - Deborah...
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Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

Ann Dumas · Royal Academy of Arts,
Pages: 325
Format: Print book

"I perhaps owe it to flowers that I have become a painter." - Claude Monet While depictions of gardens are found throughout history, the impressionists were among the first to portray gardens directly from life, focusing on their color and form rather than using them as a background....
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'We Pulled Together . . .and Won!'

Deb Mulvey · Reiman Publications; Presumed 1st Ed edition
Pages: 162
Format: Hardcover

Personal memories of World War II
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Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves

Kate T Parker · Workman
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, through more than 175 memorable photographs, the strength and spirit of girls...
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Beauty And The Beast Soundtrack

Various Artists · Walt Disney Records
Format: Audio CD

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Fifty Years of 60 Minutes: The Inside Story of Television's Most Influential News Broadcast

JEFF FAGER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A history of 60 Minutes - the iconic American TV news broadcast - going behind the scenes of the most famous breakthrough stories of its remarkable fifty-year run to reveal the secrets of the program's success.Fifty Years of 60 Minutes tells the inside story of the legendary program, from...
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