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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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Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop: A Modern Guide to the Ancient Art of Mokuhanga

April Vollmer · Watson-Guptill
Format: Hardcover

An inspirational how-to course on Japanese woodblock printings history and techniques, with guidance on materials and studio practices, step-by-step demonstrations, and examples of finished works by modern masters of the medium as well as historic pieces.  A Modern Guide to the Ancient...
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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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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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National Geographic Spectacle: Rare and Astonishing Photographs

Mark Thiessen · National Geographic
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

An exquisite photo collection showcasing awe-inducing moments from around the world, including the aurora borealis, cities made of neon lights, a great wildebeest migration, a contortionist on display--and more.In life, there are certain sights that are as beautiful as they are unforgettable--from...
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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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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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The Heart of a Boy: Celebrating the Strength and Spirit of Boyhood

Kate T. Parker · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In her international bestseller Strong Is the New Pretty (with 329,000 copies in print) , the photographer Kate T. Parker changed the way we see girls by showing us their truest selves - fearless, messy, wild, stubborn, proud. Now it's time to talk about our boys. Prompted by #metoo,...
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Digital Photography For Dummies

Julie Adair King · For Dummies
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Your fun guide to digital photography with any device Whether you're shooting with an inexpensive point-and-shoot camera, a smartphone or tablet, a high-priced contraption, or one of those new-fangled action cameras, it's possible to take your digital photos from good to great by applying...
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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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Art Nouveau Bing: Paris Style 1900

Gabriel P. Weisberg · Harry N Abrams Inc
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

Editorial Reviews From Library Journal The literature on Art Nouveau is extensive but little mention has been made of the man who created the name, Siegfried Bing, a leading figure in fin de siecle decorative arts and a moving force in the style that swept through Western Europe and the United...
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Cleveland's Vanishing Sacred Architecture

Barry K Herman · Arcadia
Pages: 127
Format: Book

As in other cities, Cleveland has developed through the evolution of its European ethnic neighborhoods and their various religions. Many of these neighborhoods built their own churches, which became the focus of community development and unity. For decades, these churches thrived, but the new millennium...
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On-Camera Flash: Techniques for Digital Wedding and Portrait Photography

Neil van Niekerk · Amherst Media
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Photographers are always looking for perfect light. Unfortunately, the quality of available light, and the situations in which photos are created, are rarely perfect. This is especially true when photographing weddings or portraits on location. So while finding beautiful existing light...
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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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