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Hollywood Enlists!: Propaganda Films of World War II

Ralph Donald · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

Frequently referred to as "the Greatest Generation," Americans of the World War II era were influenced by Hollywood's depictions of their nation, its role in world affairs, and the virtue of its involvement in the war. Stories of the bravery and heroism of the American military...
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Tarantino: A Retrospective

Tom Shone · Insight Editions
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Reservoir Dogs by diving into the brilliant, twisted mind of Quentin Tarantino and discover the artistic process of an Oscar-winning legend.Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1963, Quentin Tarantino spent many Saturday evenings during his childhood accompanying...
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Bollywood: The Films! The Songs! The Stars!

INC DORLING KINDERSLEY · DK
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

A visual tour of the glamour and color of Indian cinema in the only comprehensive illustrated guide to the world of Bollywood movies.Mumbai's charming movies, with glittering costumes and epic song-and-dance productions, have captured hearts all over the world since the early 1900s....
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Thanks, Obama: My Hopey Changey White House Years

David Litt · Ecco
Pages: 310
Format: Hardcover

Remember when presidents spoke in complete sentences instead of in unhinged tweets? Former Obama speechwriter David Litt does. In his comic, coming-of-age memoir, he takes us back to the Obama years - and charts a path forward in the age of Trump. More than any other presidency, Barack...
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Talk to Me

John Kenney · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From New Yorker contributor and the Thurber Prize-winning author of Truth in Advertising comes a wry yet tenderhearted look at how one man's public fall from grace leads him back to his family, and back to the man he used to be.It's a story that Ted Grayson has reported time and time again...
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Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days

Tavis Smiley · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 277
Format: Hardcover

A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's deathMichael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows and soaring highs, a constant hunt for privacy, and the pressure and fame that made him socially...
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Imagine

JOHN LENNON · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"A lot has been written about the creation of the song, the album and the film of Imagine, mainly by people who weren't there, so I'm very pleased and grateful that now, for the first time, so many of the participants have kindly given their time to "gimme some truth"...
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Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff

Michael Nesmith · Crown Archetype
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

Michael Nesmith's eclectic, electric life spans his star-making role on The Monkees, his invention of the music video, and his critical contributions to movies, comedy, and the world of virtual reality. Above all, his is a seeker's story, a pilgrimage in search of a set of principles to live...
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Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You'll Never Hear

CARL HIAASEN · Knopf
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

This is Oh, the Places You'll Never Go--the ultimate hilarious, cynical, but absolutely realistic view of a college graduate's future. And what he or she can or can't do about it."This commencement address will never be given, because graduation speakers are supposed to offer encouragement...
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Natalie Wood

Manoah Bowman · Running Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In the 1950s and '60s, there was no star that shone brighter than Natalie Wood. As a child actor who smoothly transitioned to adult roles, Natalie made an unforgettable impact on the world with her sensitive performances and her spectacular beauty. In a span of less than twenty years, her talent...
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A Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic

Doogie Horner · Insight Editions
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A delightful Christmas storybook for adults based on the action-packed Die Hard movie All John McClane wants for Christmas is to reunite with his estranged family. But when his wife's office holiday party turns into a deadly hostage situation, he has to save her life before he can get home...
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An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good

Helene Tursten · Soho Crime
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

Maud is an irascible 88-year-old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and... no qualms about a little murder. This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss investigations, features two-never-before translated stories that will keep you laughing...
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The Greatest Love Story Ever Told: An Oral History

NICK OFFERMAN · Dutton
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

At last, the full story behind Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman's epic romance, including stories, portraits, and the occasional puzzle, all telling the smoldering tale that has fascinated Hollywood for over a decade.The year: 2000. The setting: Los Angeles. A gorgeous virtuoso of an actress...
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Every Day I'm Hustling

VIVICA A FOX · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Vivica A. Fox is a dynamo who has created a lasting career on her own, through sheer, roll-up-your-sleeves DIY hustle. Every Day I'm Hustling is a personal book with a message Fox passionately believes in: that you make your own luck, that you never ever wake up in the morning thinking...
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Jimmy Buffett: A Good Life All the Way

Ryan White · Touchstone
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed music critic and author of Springsteen: Album by Album comes the real story behind the legendary beach bum, rock star, and billionaire musician Jimmy Buffett - who has enchanted audiences of Parrotheads for over four decades with his tropical fantasy world of Margaritaville.Jimmy...
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