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West Side Story: The Jets, the Sharks, and the Making of a Classic

Richard Barrios · Running Press Adult
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

A captivating, richly illustrated full account of the making of the ground-breaking movie classic West Side Story (1961) .A major hit on Broadway, on film West Side Story became immortal-a movie different from anything that had come before, but this cinematic victory came at a price....
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What Is the Grass: Walt Whitman in My Life

Mark Doty · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Effortlessly blending biography, criticism, and memoir, National Book Award-winning poet and best- selling memoirist Mark Doty explores his personal quest for Walt Whitman.Mark Doty has always felt haunted by Walt Whitman's bold, new American voice, and by his equally radical claims...
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What Next?: Your Five-Year Plan for Life after College

Elana Lyn Gross · Adams Media
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Create a five-year plan that covers all aspects of daily life - including work, finances, and health - with this all-inclusive guide to successfully reaching your goals after college graduation. The celebrations have ended and you've finally graduated from college. But the one looming...
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We're Better Than This: My Fight for the Future of Our Democracy

Elijah Cummings

With a foreword by Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings was known for saying "We're better than this."

He said it in Baltimore, a city on the verge of explosion over police treatment of citizens. He said it in Congress when microph

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When the Tempest Gathers: From Mogadishu to the Fight Against ISIS, a Marine Special Operations Commander at War

Andrew Milburn · Pen and Sword Military
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

These are the combat experiences of the first Marine to command a special operations task force, recounted against a backdrop of his journey from raw Second Lieutenant to seasoned Colonel and Task Force Commander; from leading Marines through the streets of Mogadishu, Baghdad, Fallujah...
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Wild Thing: The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix

Philip Norman · Liveright
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A shattering new biography of rock music's most outrageous -- and tragic -- genius.Over fifty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) is celebrated as the greatest rock guitarist of all time. But before he was setting guitars and the world aflame, James Marshall Hendrix was a shy kid in Seattle,...
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The World Encyclopedia of Flags: An Illustrated Guide to International Flags, Banners, Standards and Ensigns

Alfred Znamierowski · Lorenz Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Throughout the ages flags have been a means of cultural and national identity, communication, and a means of representation for groups and associations. Compiled by a leading authority this book, newly updated for this larger format edition, is a definitive and exhaustive visual reference...
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YouTube Channels For Dummies

Rob Ciampa · For Dummies
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback

A guide for new and budding YouTube creators The top YouTube creators have found both fame and fortune by creating and sharing videos on the world's most viewed video sharing platform. This book provides the insight how anyone from a wannabe YouTube celebrity to a business looking...
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Zoom For Dummies

Phil Simon · For Dummies
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Stay connected despite the distance Have you ever wondered why it's so difficult to hold a videoconference or to share your screen with a colleague? We can put a man on the moon, but we can't seem to get videoconferencing right. At least until now. More than 300 million people have...
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iPhone Photography For Dummies

Mark Hemmings · For Dummies
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Professional quality photos from an iPhoneThe majority of the 1 trillion photos shot in a year are taken with the camera on a smartphone. That's not a bad thing as images shot on a mobile device rival the quality of images taken with a professional camera. A little know-how can help...
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