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Tippi : a memoir
Tippi : a memoir

Tippi Hedren · HarperLuxe
Pages: 366

"In this absorbing and surprising memoir, one of the biggest names of classic Hollywood--the star of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds and Marnie--tells her story, including never-before-revealed experiences on the set of some of the biggest cult films of all time,"--Amazon.com.For...
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Forty autumns : a family's story of courage and survival on both sides of the Berlin Wall
Forty autumns : a family's story of courage and survival on both sides of the Berlin Wall

Nina Willner · HarperLuxe
Pages: 512

"In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family--of five women separated by the Iron Curtain for more than forty years, and their miraculous reunion...
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Six Encounters with Lincoln: A President Confronts Democracy and Its Demons
Six Encounters with Lincoln: A President Confronts Democracy and Its Demons

Elizabeth Brown Pryor · Viking
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

From an award-winning historian, an engrossing look at how Abraham Lincoln grappled with the challenges of leadership in an unruly democracy An awkward first meeting with U.S. Army officers, on the eve of the Civil War. A conversation on the White House portico with a young cavalry sergeant...
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Waves Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of the Astrophysicists
Waves Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of the Astrophysicists

Lawrence Weschler · Bloomsbury
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

From Pulitzer Prize nominee Lawrence Weschler, a fascinating profile of Walter Murch, a film legend and amateur astrophysicist whose investigations could reshape our understanding of the universe.For film aficionados, Walter Murch is legendary--a three-time Academy Award winner, arguably...
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These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie
These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie

Christopher P Andersen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 324
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author presents the most famous couple in the world in their last year together, answering lingering questions about this still-mesmerizing marriage."The days dwindle down, to a precious few . . ." - from "September Song," JFK's favorite...
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Beatles '66: The Revolutionary Year
Beatles '66: The Revolutionary Year

Steve Turner · Ecco
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A riveting look at the transformative year in the lives and careers of the legendary group whose groundbreaking legacy would forever change music and popular culture.They started off as hysteria-inducing pop stars playing to audiences of screaming teenage fans and ended up as musical sages...
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UN/MASKED: Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl on Tour
UN/MASKED: Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl on Tour

Donna Kaz · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 228
Format: Print book

An unknown actress on movie star s arm was how she began. An anonymous activist in a rubber gorilla mask is where she wound up. UN/MASKED: Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl On Tour follows the surprising twenty-five-year journey of a young artist, Donna Kaz, who is swept off her feet by Willliam...
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Seeing As Your Shoes Are Soon to be on Fire: Essays
Seeing As Your Shoes Are Soon to be on Fire: Essays

Liza Monroy · Soft Skull Press
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

Liza Monroy's new book is collection of deeply personal essays that tackle the universal themes of romantic and familial love, fate and chance, all told in a humorous and intelligent manner that keeps the reader yearning for more. Created in the wake of Liza's popular essays- including...
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So Sad Today: Personal Essays
So Sad Today: Personal Essays

Melissa Broder · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 206
Format: Print book

"These essays are sad and uncomfortable and their own kind of gorgeous. They reveal so much about what it is to live in this world, right now." --Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author of Bad FeministFrom acclaimed poet and creator of the popular Twitter account @sosadtoday...
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No Quarter: The Three Lives of Jimmy Page
No Quarter: The Three Lives of Jimmy Page

Martin Power · Overlook Onmibus
Pages: 698
Format: Print book

No Quarter: The Three Lives Of Jimmy Page explores the life, times and music of the man behind one of the 20th century's greatest bands: the mighty Led Zeppelin.Using new and exclusive interviews Martin Power tells the full story of Jimmy Page's long career. Starting with the early...
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