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Riccardo Mezzanote · Simon & Schuster; 1st Fireside ed edition
Format: Hardcover

This book is a very excellent guide to the Opera. A complete reference guide starting from 1597 to present day 1979 with over 400 hundred beautiful illistrations.
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Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life

William V. Madison · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Best known for her Oscar-nominated roles in the smash hits Paper Moon and Blazing Saddles, Madeline Kahn (1942-1999) was one of the most popular comedians of her time--and one of the least understood. In private, she was as reserved and refined as her characters were bold and bawdy. Almost...
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Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism

Thomas David Brothers · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 594
Format: Hardcover

The definitive account of Louis Armstrong -- his life and legacy -- during the most creative period of his career.

Nearly 100 years after bursting onto Chicago's music scene under the tutelage of Joe "King" Oliver, Louis Armstrong is recognized as one of the most influential...
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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

J. L. Pickering · University Press of Florida
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Picturing Apollo 11 is an unprecedented photographic history of the space mission that defined an era. Through a wealth of unpublicized and recently discovered images, this book presents new and rarely-seen views of the people, places, and events involved in the pioneering first...
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Splash 16 - The Best Of Watercolor: Exploring Texture

Rachel Rubin Wolf · North Light Books
Format: Hardcover

100 top artists share the tricks behind their textures!Have you ever stood fascinated before a painting, wondering, "How did they do that?" In this 16th book in the ever-popular Splash series, 100 of today's top watercolor artists share the techniques behind the remarkable...
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A Month in Siena

Hisham Matar · Random House
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Return comes a profoundly moving contemplation of the relationship between art and life.

After finishing his powerful memoir The Return, Hisham Matar, seeking solace and pleasure, traveled to Siena, Italy. Always finding...
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Living in Style: Inspiration and Advice for Everyday Glamour

Rachel Zoe · Life & Style
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Rachel Zoe is an unparalleled fixture in the fashion world known for her unique take on effortless glamour. The designer, stylist, and editor is celebrated for shaping the images of Oscar-winning actresses and creating collections that embody her modern and sophisticated look. Now she wants...
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Louisiana Sugarcane Pictorial

Ronnie Olivier · Acadian House Publishing
Format: Hardcover

A book of top-notch photographs depicting virtually every aspect of the south Louisiana sugarcane industry from planting and harvesting the crop to milling and refining the cane. Also featured are aerial photos of all 11 mills operating in this region, as well as rare pictures of old machinery...
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The Weegee Guide to New York: Roaming the City with its Greatest Tabloid Photographer

Philomena Mariani · Prestel
Format: Hardcover

Take a walk with Weegee and discover New York City through the eyes of its most unflinching chronicler. During his storied career as the quintessential New York photojournalist, Weegee explored the citys least glamorous pockets, depicting brutal crimes, horrific accidents, tenement dwellers,...
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A View from A Broad

Bette Midler · Simon & Schuster; Updated edition
Format: Hardcover

With her brassy voice and bold performances making the world finally pay attention, she needs no introduction. Grammy award–winning singer, Academy Award–nominee, Broadway star of her critically acclaimed one-woman show and beloved actress in The Rose, Beaches and Down and Out in Beverly...
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