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How to Get Dressed: A Costume Designer's Secrets for Making Your Clothes Look, Fit, and Feel Amazing

Alison Freer · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Costume designer Alison Freer's styling kit is a magical bag of tricks, built to solve every single wardrobe malfunction on earth. TV and film productions wait for nothing, so her solutions have to work fast. In How to Get Dressed, Alison distills her secrets into a fun, comprehensive...
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Practical Photojournalism: A Professional Guide

Martin Keene · Ammonite Press
Pages: 260
Format: Paperback

Written by an expert in the field, Practical Photojournalism covers the basics of photography from an understanding of the effects of light, aperture, shutter speed, ISO and focusing, to an appreciation of composition, perspective and dynamic range. There's in-depth advice on choosing...
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From memory to memorial : Shanksville, America, and Flight 93

J William Thompson · The Pennsylvania State University Press
Pages: 181

"Explores the aftermath of 9/11 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Describes how the local community remembered the event and how it was affected by national media attention. Follows the creation of the national memorial built at the site to honor those aboard Flight 93"--Provided...
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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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Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: Making Comics: Manga, Graphic Novels, and Beyond

Jessica Abel · First Second; First Edition edition
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

"A gold mine of essential information for every aspiring comics artist. Highly recommended." --Scott McCloud Drawing Words and Writing Pictures is a course on comic creation - for college classes or for independent study - that centers on storytelling and concludes with making...
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The Actor Uncovered: A Life in Acting

Michael Howard · Allworth Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The Actor Uncovered is certainly not a set of rigid rules advocating one "method" or one singular "truth." Departing from the common guidebook format, Michael Howard uses a unique approach to teaching acting, reflecting on his own history and sharing his own experiences...
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The Zoomable Universe: An Epic Tour Through Cosmic Scale, from Almost Everything to Nearly Nothing

Caleb Scharf · Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

An epic, full-color visual journey through all scales of the universeIn The Zoomable Universe, the award-winning astrobiologist Caleb Scharf and the acclaimed artist Ron Miller take us on an epic tour through all known scales of reality, from the largest possible magnitude to the smallest....
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Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis

Robert M Edsel · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Monuments Men "An astonishing account of a little-known American effort to save Italy's ... art during World War II." -- Tom Brokaw When Hitler's armies occupied Italy in 1943, they also seized control of mankind's...
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The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style

Nelson George · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 236
Format: Hardcover

An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George, "the most accomplished black music critic of his generation" (Washington Post Book World).When it debuted...
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Pennsylvania: A Portrait of the Keystone State

Michael Gadomski · Schiffer Publishing
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Discover every corner of Pennsylvania, from the place where theUnited States began to the shores of Lake Erie to the first-class cityof Pittsburgh, historic Scranton, and the rural farmland,forestland, and small towns in between. Visit Pennsylvania'shistoric sites, which are also the nation's...
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An American Vision: Three Generations of Wyeth Art: N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, James Wyeth

James H. Duff · Bulfinch; First Edition edition
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

From a major international exhibition, this stunning book captures three generations of art by the Wyeth family. This comprehensive collection is now in a paperback identical to the original clothbound edition. 130 color, 54 black-and-white illustrations.
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