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Experiencing Broadway Music: A Listener's Companion

Kat Sherrell · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 258
Format: Hardcover

Experiencing Broadway Music: A Listener's Companion will cover approximately the last century of American musical theater, beginning with the early-twentieth-century shift from European-influenced operettas and bawdy variety shows to sophisticated works of seamlessly integrated song...
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The Rough Guide to Southwest USA

Rough Guides. · Rough Guides
Pages: 504
Format: Print book

The Rough Guide to Southwest USA is the definitive guidebook to the fabled desert wildernesses of the Wild West.In addition to step-by-step hiking and driving guides to spectacular national parks like Zion, Bryce, and the Grand Canyon, The Rough Guide to Southwest USA provides full coverage...
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The Quitter's Guide to Finishing: 101 Ways to Get Where You Want to Be

Betsy Schow · Countryman Press
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Motivational, step-by-step instructions on how you can finally keep those New Year's resolutionsIt's easy to make a resolution, but it's also really easy to quit. And the more you want to change, the more opportunity there is to give up. Betsy Schow knows that game pretty well...
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Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War

Daniel J Sharfstein · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 613
Format: Hardcover

The epic clash of two American legends -- their brutal war and a battle of ideas that defined America after Reconstruction.

Oliver Otis Howard thought he was a man of destiny. Chosen to lead the Freedmen's Bureau after the Civil War, the Union Army general was entrusted with the era's...

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The No Recipe Cookbook: A Beginner's Guide to the Art of Cooking

Susan Crowther · Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Print book

What has happened to cooking? Where has it gone? For most people, it is left to the experts in restaurants and on television. Thanks to the constant availability of takeout, frozen dinners, and fast food restaurants, for the majority of Americans, cooking has become a spectator sport - an entertaining...
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Joe Black: More than a Dodger

Martha Jo Black · Chicago Review Press
Format: Hardcover

He was told that the color of his skin would keep him out of the big leagues, but Joe Black worked his way up through the Negro Leagues and the Cuban Winter League. He burst into the Majors in 1952 when he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers. In the face of segregation, verbal harassment,...
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Midnight to the Boom: Painting in India after Independence

Chaitanya Sambrani · Thames & Hudson; 1 edition
Pages: 10
Format: Hardcover

Highlights from the Peabody Essex Museum's Herwitz Collection of Indian art, the preeminent public collection outside of India

A revolutionary art movement asserted itself in India between the declaration of independence at midnight on August 15, 1947, and the economic boom of the 1990s....
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Alexander Hamilton: The Illustrated Biography

Richard Sylla · Sterling Pub Co Inc
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Find out who lived and who died in the incredible story of the founding father who made America modern - and became the toast of Broadway.
This richly illustrated biography portrays Alexander Hamilton's fascinating life alongside his key contributions to American history, including...
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The Life and Songs of Stephen Foster: A Revealing Portrait of the Forgotten Man Behind "Swanee River," "Beautiful Dreamer," and "My Old Kentucky Home"

JoAnne O'Connell · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 424
Format: Print book

The Life and Songs of Stephen Foster offers an engaging reassessment of the life, politics, and legacy of the misunderstood father of American music. Once revered the world over, Foster's plantation songs, like "Old Folks at Home" and "My Old Kentucky Home," fell...
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The Rough Guide to Mexico

Rough Guides. · Rough Guides
Pages: 888
Format: Print book

The Rough Guide to Mexico is the ultimate travel guide to this fascinating nation.

Discover Mexico's highlights with stunning photography and information on everything from Baja California's beaches and the silver towns of the Bajío to the jungle-smothered ruins...

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I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon

Touré · Atria Books; Original edition
Format: Hardcover

Celebrated journalist, TV personality, and award-winning author Touré investigates one of the most enigmatic and fascinating figures in contemporary American culture PRINCE Drawing on new research and enlivened by Tourés unique pop-cultural fluency, I Would Die 4 U relies on surprising...
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A Simple Guide to Finding a Job with LinkedIn (Simple Guides)

Claire Hunter · Luminis Books, Inc.; 1 edition
Pages: 60
Format: Paperback

Describing how the power of LinkedIn can be leveraged to advance their professional prospects, this guide teaches readers how to set up a profile on the website as well as how to manage their home pages and add professional contacts. The manual also lists and explains LinkedIn's myriad...

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OAT 2017-2018 Strategies, Practice & Review with 2 Practice Tests: Online Book

Kaplan Publishing. · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 1039
Format: Print book

With Kaplan's OAT 2017-2018 Strategies, Practice & Review, you will gain an advantage by earning a higher Optometry Admissions Test score - guaranteed or your money back. Updated for the latest test changes, this book includes all of the content and strategies you need to get the OAT results...
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The Girl from the Metropol Hotel: Growing Up in Communist Russia

Li︠u︡dmila Petrushevskai︠a︡ · Penguin Books
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

The prizewinning memoir of one of the world's great writers, about coming of age and finding her voice amid the hardships of Stalinist Russia

Born across the street from the Kremlin in the opulent Metropol Hotel - the setting of the New York Times bestselling novel...
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10-Minute Millionaire: The Shockingly Easy Trick for Making More Money than You Can Spend in Two Lifetimes

D. R. Barton Jr. · Wiley; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Smart strategies to help guarantee your retirement through smart investmentsThe 30% Secret: Wall Street Insider Reveals Shockingly Easy Trick for Making More Money Than You Can Spend In Two Lifetimes is the comprehensive guide to shoring up retirement funds. With expert insight backed by data,...
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