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Everybody Had an Ocean: Music and Mayhem in 1960s Los Angeles

William McKeen · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Los Angeles in the 1960s gave the world some of the greatest music in rock 'n' roll history: "California Dreamin'" by the Mamas and the Papas, "Mr. Tambourine Man" by the Byrds, and "Good Vibrations" by the Beach Boys, a song that magnificently summarized the joy and beauty...
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Timeless Techniques for Better Oil Paintings

Tom Browning · Echo Point Books & Media
Pages: 136
Format: Hardcover

<p>If you&rsquo;ve ever struggled with identifying the problems in your oil paintings&mdash;and how to fix them&mdash;then this book is for you. Not only will you learn to solve those pesky painting problems, you&rsquo;ll learn how to avoid them in the first place.</p>...
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Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of History's Greatest Buildings

James Crawford · Picador
Pages: 640
Format: Print book

AN INVITING, FASCINATING COMPENDIUM OF TWENTY-ONE OF HISTORY'S MOST FAMOUS LOST PLACES, FROM THE TOWER OF BABEL TO THE TWIN TOWERSBuildings are more like us than we realize. They can be born into wealth or poverty, enjoying every privilege or struggling to make ends meet. They have parents...
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WWE:

Jon Robinson · BradyGames DK Style
Format: Hardcover

Includes a FREE Stone Cold Steve Austin bottle opener! If you remember the "Attitude Era", you are probably of age for a Steve-weiser!!When your back is against the wall, it's time to unleash a little Attitude! In the late 1990's, that's exactly what the WWE did. With...
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Breaking Bad: The Official Book

David Thomson · Sterling
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

One of the most critically acclaimed series ever produced, Breaking Bad (Sony Pictures Television/AMC, 2008-2013) won legions of avid viewers who debated its every nuance as they followed the evolution of terminally ill high-school teacher Walter White as he became the drug kingpin Heisenberg....
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Set the Scene: Use Props to Create Memorable Portrait Photography

Tracy Dorr · Amherst Media
Pages: 126
Format: Print book

No one likes to admit it, but photographers often reach a plateau where they feel like they've reached their creative limit. Adding the right prop to a portrait setup can elevate every aspect of the image - easing the posing process, inspiring more interesting lighting, and engaging viewers...
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The Politics of Punk: Protest and Revolt from the Streets

David Ensminger · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 227
Format: Print book

Punk rock has long been equated with the ever-shifting concepts of dissent, disruption, and counter-cultural activities. As a result, since its 1970s and 1980s incarnations, when bands in Britain - from The Clash and Sex Pistols to Angelic Upstarts, U.K. Subs, and Crass - offered alternative...
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Last Chain On Billie: How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top

Carol Bradley · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Against the backdrop of a glittering but brutal circus world, Carol Bradleys Last Chain on Billie charts the history of elephants in America, the inspiring story of the Elephant Sanctuary and the spellbinding tale of a resilient elephant who defied the system even as she struggled to conquer...
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Country Music Hair

Erin Duvall · Harpercollins
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Country music's greatest mullets, bobs, beehives, and bouffants collected together in one entertaining volume, illustrated with dozens of color and black-and-white photographs."The higher the hair, the closer to god."From mullets to mustaches and teased hair to bobs, country...
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How to Photograph Everything

The Editors of Popular Photography · Weldon Owen
Format: Hardcover

The world is full of breathtaking images, just waiting to happen. How to Shoot Everything shows you how to approach thrilling subjects and get the picture-perfect shot you're after.The world is full of breathtaking images, just waiting to be captured - from soaring views of architecture...
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Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano

Dana Thomas · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

More than two decades ago, John Galliano and Alexander McQueen arrived on the fashions scene when the business was in an artistic and economic rut. Both wanted to revolutionize fashion in a way no one had in decades. They shook the establishment out of its bourgeois, minimalist stupor with...
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The Art of the Film: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Dermot Power · Harper Design
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Step inside the world of the talented art departments who, led by Academy Award®-winning production designer Stuart Craig, were responsible for the creation of the unforgettable characters, locations and beasts from the eagerly anticipated new adventure in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World.The...
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The Beatles: Six Days that Changed the World. February 1964

Bill Eppridge · Rizzoli
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Astonishing, richly spontaneous, and almost entirely unpublished images of the Beatles' historic first trip to the United States, as chronicled by an award-winning photographer given unique access to their tour. Published to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles'...
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Listen Out Loud: A Life In Music--Managing Mccartney, Madonna, And Michael Jackson

Ron Weisner · Lyons Press
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

Even hardcore music fans don't know the name Ron Weisner . . . but they should. A high-powered manager for over four decades, Ron worked alongside Madonna, Paul McCartney, Steve Winwood, Gladys Knight, Curtis Mayfield, Bill Withers, and, most notably, Michael Jackson. He saw the King...
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