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Backroads of Texas: Along the Byways to Breathtaking Landscapes and Quirky Small Towns

Gary Clark · Voyageur Press
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Veer off the interstate and explore strange, sublime, and breathtaking sights. It's all available on the backroads of Texas.Texas is the second largest state in the United States, and you can be sure it's home to plenty of incredible sights waiting just off the beaten path. Backroads...
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Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You

Misty Copeland · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The celebrated ballerina and role model, Misty Copeland, shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health.Misty Copeland believes "There has been a shift in recent years in which women no longer desire the bare bones of a runway...
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Love for Sale: Pop Music in America

David Hajdu · Farrar
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A personal, idiosyncratic history of popular music that also may well be definitive, from the revered music criticDavid Hajdu begins Love for Sale, his personal history of recorded pop music, in an unexpected place--not with nostalgic reminiscences of the 45s of his youth but with the sheet-music...
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Playing for their lives : the global El sistema movement for social change through music

Tricia Tunstall · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

An eye-opening view of the unprecedented global spread of El Sistema -- intensive music education that disrupts the cycles of poverty.In some of the bleakest corners of the world, an unprecedented movement is taking root. From the favelas of Brazil to the Maori villages in New Zealand,...
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A Small Town Love Story: Colonial Beach, Virginia

Sherryl Woods · MIRA
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Part memoir, part oral history, #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods gives us a rare and intimate look at Colonial Beach, Virginia.Rich in narrative history and local color, A Small Town Love Story: Colonial Beach, Virginia is an homage to the town of Sherryl Woods's summers,...
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Star, Branch, Spiral, Fan: Learn to Draw from Nature's Perfect Design Structures

Yellena James · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 126
Format: Flexibound

True beauty is found in nature, making this the perfect sketch book for your art inspiration!As if being responsible for dazzling sunsets and the aurora borealis were not enough, nature is also guardian to the universal principals of design. With mathematical perfection, its recurring structures...
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Original Gangstas: The Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast Rap

Ben Westhoff · Hachette Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

"Invaluable... Westhoff's] book will stand as a comprehensive guide to an inner-city movement that conquered the world. """---"Publishers Weekly "A monumental, revealing narrative history about the legendary group of artists at the forefront of West Coast...
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Artist's painting techniques

Dk Publishing. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

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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Houses of the National Trust

Lydia Greeves · National Trust
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The houses covered here include spectacular mansions such as Petworth House and Waddesdon Manor, and more lowly dwellings such as the Birmingham Back to Backs and estate villages like Blaise Hamlet, near Bristol. The book also covers buildings as diverse as churches, windmills, dovecotes,...
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Poldark's Cornwall

Winston Graham · Pan Macmillan
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

Graham's saga of Cornish life in the 18th century has enthralled readers for 70 years and the wild landscapes that inspired the novels have - even today - remained relatively unchanged. Cornwall then was a perilous world of pirates and shipwrecks: of rugged coast and mysterious smugglers'...
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Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer

Arthur Lubow · Ecco Press
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of the beguiling Diane Arbus, one of the most influential and important photographers of the twentieth century, a brilliant and absorbing exposition that links the extraordinary arc of her life to her iconic photographsDiane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer brings...
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The Young Actor's Handbook

Jeremy Kruse · Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
Pages: 104
Format: Paperback

(Applause Acting Series) . Written by an experienced acting teacher and coach, The Young Actor's Handbook was created especially for young or beginning actors who have little or no experience or anyone seeking easily understandable information about acting. It presents a comprehensive...
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Obama: An Intimate Portrait

Pete Souza · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

This is the definitive visual biography of Barack Obama's historic presidency, captured in unprecedented detail by his White House photographer--and presented in an oversize, 12"x10" exquisitely produced format, and featuring a foreword from the President himself.
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Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair

DAISY GOODWIN · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

More than 16 million viewers watched the first season of the Masterpiece presentation of Victoria, created and written by Daisy Goodwin -- the highest-rated PBS drama in twenty years, second only to Downton Abbey. But what happened after the Queen married her handsome prince? Did they live...
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The Past and Future City: How Historic Preservation is Reviving America's Communities

Ms. Stephanie Meeks · Island Press
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

At its most basic, historic preservation is about keeping old places alive, in active use, and relevant to the needs of communities today. As cities across America experience a remarkable renaissance, and more and more young, diverse families choose to live, work, and play in historic neighborhoods,...
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