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How to Paint: A Complete Beginner's Guide to Watercolors, Acrylics, and Oils

Angela Gair · CompanionHouse Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Start Painting Today! Covering the three most popular types of painting: watercolors, acrylics and oils, this comprehensive step-by-step guide provides basic information on materials and techniques as well as an exciting series of demonstrations aimed at complete beginners. The unique approach...
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Bluffer's Guide to Hollywood: Instant Wit and Wisdom

Sally Whitehill
Format: Paperback

Instantly acquire all the inside information and shortcuts you need to survive in the most venal and treacherous town on Earth with Bluffer's Guide to Hollywood. Never again confuse leverage with loyalty, the honeywagon with a four-banger, or the Golden Globes with some absolutely...
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Fabulous Figures

Jane Davenport · Get Creative 6
Pages: 144
Format: Flexibound

Start with a heart shape . . . and end with a beautiful finished piece of art!You'll love Jane Davenport's fabulous, fun, and amazingly easy technique for drawing figures. For aspiring artists, drawing people can be intimidating - but it doesn't have to be. Over years working...
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A Star Is Born

LORNA LUFT · Running Press Adult
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and daughter of Judy Garland tells the story of A Star Is Born -- at once the crowning achievement and greatest disappointment in her mother's legendary career. This is a vivid account of a film classic's production, loss, and reclamation.A Star...
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Norton Guide to Teaching Music History

Matthew Balensuela · W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Paperback(First Edition)

The ultimate resource for teaching any music history course This collection of 21 essays from leading teachers and scholars covers everything from teaching historical periods to enlivening the classroom. It is both a resource for current music history teachers and an ideal text for history...
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Fifty Years of 60 Minutes: The Inside Story of Television's Most Influential News Broadcast

JEFF FAGER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A history of 60 Minutes - the iconic American TV news broadcast - going behind the scenes of the most famous breakthrough stories of its remarkable fifty-year run to reveal the secrets of the program's success.

Fifty Years of 60 Minutes tells the inside story of the legendary...
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This Is No Dream: Making Rosemary's Baby

James Munn · Reel Art Press
Pages: 207
Format: Hardcover

The birthing of Rosemary's Baby: behind the scenes, 50 years onThis Is No Dream: Making Rosemary's Baby is a definitive, illustrated history of Roman Polanski's great 1968 film, from director and casting choices to the kudos and condemnation it received upon its release. During...
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The Photographer's Black and White Handbook: Making and Processing Stunning Digital Black and White Photos

Harold Davis · Monacelli Studio
Pages: 239
Format: Paperback

The Photographer's Black & White Handbook is your complete guide to making and processing stunning black and white photos in the digital era. You'll find inspiration, ideas, techniques, and tools to use in your black and white photography, along with a soup-to-nuts workflow...
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Shake It Up: Great American Writing on Rock and Pop from Elvis to Jay Z: A Library of America Special Publication

Jonathan Lethem · Library of America
Pages: 580
Format: Hardcover

THE ESSENTIAL PLAYLIST OF GREAT WRITING ABOUT THE MUSIC THAT ROCKED AMERICA Jonathan Lethem and Kevin Dettmar's Shake It Up invites the reader into the tumult and excitement of the rock revolution through fifty landmark pieces by a supergroup of writers on rock in all its variety, from...
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Black Girls Rock!: Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth.

BEVERLY BOND · Atria / 37 INK
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the founder of the mentoring organization and awards show Black Girls Rock! comes an inspiring and beautifully-designed tribute to the achievements and contributions of black women around the world, featuring moving entries from icons like Kerry Washington, Angela Davis, Misty...
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The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits

MIHAELA NOROC · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Based on the author's online photography project, this stunning collection features portraits of 500 women from more than 50 countries, accompanied by revelatory captions that capture their personal stories.

Since 2013 photographer Mihaela Noroc has traveled the world with her backpack...
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Heavy Duty: Days and Nights in Judas Priest

K.K. Downing · Da Capo Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Memoir by the cofounder and former lead guitarist of heavy metal giants Judas PriestJudas Priest formed in the industrial city of Birmingham, England, in 1969. With its distinctive twin-guitar sound, studs-and-leather image, and international sales of over 50 million records, Judas Priest...
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