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Pontiac Trans Am: 50 Years

Tom Glatch · Motorbooks
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Pontiac Trans Am shows this dominating machine's full history, from early days burning up both race tracks and Hollywood to its final days as the most potent muscle car made. The early 1960s saw American auto manufacturers desperately trying to sell cars to the emerging baby-boom market....
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Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983

Tim Lawrence · Duke University Press
Pages: 600
Format: Print book

As the 1970s gave way to the 80s, New York's party scene entered a ferociously inventive period characterized by its creativity, intensity, and hybridity. Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor chronicles this tumultuous time, charting the sonic and social eruptions that took place...
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A Triumph of Genius: Edwin Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak Patent War

Ronald K. Fierstein · Ankerwycke
Format: Hardcover

Apple founder Steve Jobs once hailed Edwin Land the founder of Polaroid and the father of instant photography as quota national treasurequot and once confessed to a reporter that meeting Land was quotlike visiting a shrinequot By his own admission Jobs modeled much of his own career after...
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Still the Greatest: The Essential Songs of The Beatles' Solo Careers

Andrew Grant Jackson · Taylor Trade Publishing; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

As recommended by USA Today and excerpted on Rolling Stone.com!More than forty years after breaking up, The Beatles remain the biggest-selling and most influential group in the history of popular music. Fans endlessly replay their songs, craving more, while thousands of cover versions of their...
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Pollination Power

Heather Angel · The University of Chicago Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

From the wings of moths to the feet of hoverflies and the head feathers of nectar-seeking birds, the process of pollination is a natural marvel. How do the many annuals and perennials and shrubs and trees that populate the globe manage to lure the aid of bees and butterflies and other creatures...
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Woodstock: A Photographic Look at the Movie that Shook Up the World and Defined a Generation

Dale Bell · Rare Bird Books, A Barnacle Book
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock, this brand new photo book goes behind the scenes of the hit documentary film WoodstockWhere were you in the summer of '69? During these tumultuous times, the war was raging; Ali had been stripped of his crown; and in an obscure patch...
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The Sound of Music FAQ: All Thats Left to Know about Maria, the von Trapps, and Our Favorite Things

Barry Monush · Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
Format: Print book

The Sound of Music FAQ is a comprehensive, encyclopedia-like reference to the worlds most popular movie musical. Rather than focusing on the often-told stories of this classic movie, this book looks at the 1965 Oscar-winner in relation to its source, including the true von Trapp family...
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Truevine : a strange and troubling tale of two brothers in jim crow america

Beth Macy · Little
Pages: 420
Format: Print book

NATIONAL BESTSELLER The true story of two African-American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, and whose mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back. The year was 1899 and the place a sweltering tobacco farm in the Jim Crow South town of Truevine, Virginia....
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Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain

Danny Goldberg · Ecco
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

On the twenty-fifth anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death comes a new perspective on one of the most compelling icons of our time - and the only book written by someone who knew himIn early 1991, top music manager Danny Goldberg agreed to take on Nirvana, a critically acclaimed new band from...
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Getting Started with Music Production: Hal Leonard Recording Method

Robert Willey · Hal Leonard Books, an imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation, 2015.
Pages: 186
Format: Print book

(Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs). Getting Started with Music Production is for anyone interested in developing a more efficient and creative approach to music production, and it's structured so thoughtfully that it can be used as a textbook for a modular, activity-oriented course...
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Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered

Dianne Hales · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Everybody knows her smile, but no one knows her story Meet the flesh-and-blood woman who became one of the most famous artistic subjects of all time—Mona Lisa. A genius immortalized her. A French king paid a fortune for her. An emperor coveted her. Every year more than 9 million visitors...
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LIFE Gone with the Wind: The Great American Movie 75 Years Later

The Editors of LIFE · Life; Gift edition
Format: Hardcover

Seventy-five years after America fell in love with the cinematic classic Gone with the Wind, LIFE revisits the making of the award-winning movie and gives readers a rare look into the film's captivating, behind-the-scenes drama. This richly illustrated book is a must-have collector's...
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Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light: Oil, Pastel and Watercolor

Chris Saper · North Light Books; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

LEARNING HOW TO CAPTURE SUCH QUALITY HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER!Inside youll find guidelines for rendering accurate skin tones in a variety of media, including watercolor, oil and pastel. Youll begin with a review of the five essential painting elements drawing, value, color, composition and edges,...
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Triumph Bonneville: 60 Years

Ian Falloon · Motorbooks
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Triumph Bonneville: 60 Years is a celebration one of motorcycling's most iconic and beloved bikes. First manufactured in Great Britain in 1959, Triumph's legendary model resonates deeply with motorcycle enthusiasts worldwide who love its style, sound, performance, and undeniable...
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