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Sinatra

Author : John Rockwell
ISBN : UOM:39015009714323
Genre : Singers
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Traces the life and accomplishments of America's greatest popular singer, and also examines Sinatra's career as an actor

American Classic Screen Features

Author : John C. Tibbetts
ISBN : 9780810876798
Genre : Performing Arts
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In American Classic Screen Features, editors John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh have assembled some of the most significant and memorable essays and critical pieces written for the magazine over its ten-year history. This collection contains fascinating accounts of Hollywood history including articles on Marilyn Monroe's first screen test, John Ford's favorite film, Olivia De Havilland's lawsuit against Warner Bros., Walt Disney's unfinished projects, and Stanley Kubrick's early noir classics. This volume also contains in-depth examinations of classic films, including Birth of a Nation, The Big Parade,The Jazz Singer, King Kong, and Citizen Kane. This compendium of essays recaptures the spirit and scholarship of that time and will appeal to both scholars and fans who have an abiding interest in the American motion picture industry.

The Detroit Public Library

Author : Barbara Madgy Cohn
ISBN : 9780814342336
Genre : Art
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For the last century, the Detroit Public Library has ranked as one of the most beautiful buildings in Detroit — an important landmark as well as a significant monument serving generations of Detroiters. The Detroit Public Library: An American Classic was born out of “Discover the Wonders,” an art and architectural tour of the main library that began in December 2013. Since the tour’s inception, around seven thousand people have visited this structural gem. The Detroit Public Library was the result of numerous requests for a book that showcases the library’s many artistic and architectural wonders. As the photographs in this book reveal, the Detroit Public Library stands as an enduring symbol of the public library, one of the most democratic institutions in America. The design of the Detroit Public Library was Cass Gilbert’s vision for Detroit’s Early Italian Renaissance-style library. This book honors his work with a chronological and photographic timeline of the conception and building of the 1921 Woodward Avenue Library, the 1963 Cass Avenue addition, and the library as it is today. The book goes through the library’s transformative years, documenting the contributions of local and national artists such as Mary Chase Perry Stratton, Gari Melchers, and John Stephens Coppin, and includes photographs of the rooms they have decorated with murals, mosaics, painted windows, bronze works, architectural elements, and ornamentation. In preparing The Detroit Public Library, the authors had two fundamental desires, as they note in their preface. The first was to celebrate the main library’s design using both historic and contemporary images, the latter contributed by a number of photographers presently working in Detroit. The second was “to share with the world the beauty and elegance of a grand building in a great city that, even through the most difficult times, has sustained one of the most magnificent neo-classical buildings in the country.” The Detroit Public Library unites the interests of history buffs, art enthusiasts, library lovers, and Detroit-area locals with a tribute to one of the city’s most impressive structures. This book will appeal to those looking to learn about the builders, the history, and the stories that brought the Detroit Public Library to fruition.

Full Time Gambler

Author : L. G. Holloway
ISBN : 156980219X
Genre : Games
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The Wealth Reference Guide

Author : Hendrith Smith
ISBN : 1724297708
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The Wealth Reference Guide identifies the timeless core truths of wealth consciousness, money management and general success. It takes a holistic approach, also addressing health and spirituality - as these are core elements of wealth and success in life. The book presents these core truths in a simple, easy to digest way. This book is a necessity for every household library, every school, every public library and for anyone and everyone desirous of reaching their fullest potential.

American Classic Cars

Author : Richard Nicholls
ISBN : 0760733236
Genre : Antique and classic cars
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The Mormon Tabernacle Organ

Author : Barbara Owen
ISBN : UOM:39015024970264
Genre : Mormon tabernacle (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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An American Classic

Author : Robert T. Royem
ISBN : 0964343002
Genre : Narrow gauge railroads
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The Wealth Reference Guide

Author : Mayflower-Plymouth Capital LLC
ISBN : 1729055087
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Fairfield Porter An American Classic

Author : John T. Spike
ISBN : UOM:39015029520833
Genre : Art
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Celebrates the life and career of the twentieth century realist who expressed radical views in his 1930's cityscapes as well as creating airy landscapes of Southhampton and Maine

Ramon Guthrie S Maximum Security Ward

Author : Sally M. Gall
ISBN : UOM:39015047666899
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Humanization Of Willa Cather

Author : Erik Ingvar Thurin
ISBN : UOM:39015017704811
Genre : Classicism in literature
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I Love Crab Cakes

Author : Tom Douglas
ISBN : 9780062045904
Genre : Cooking
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Where do you get the best crab cakes? Ask one hundred different people and you'll likely get one hundred different answers. Some swear by classic Chesapeake Bay crab cakes, and some by spicy Creole crab cakes, while others maintain that Pacific Northwest crab cakes can't be beat. In I Love Crab Cakes!, award-winning chef and cookbook author Tom Douglas brings the best of East, West, and Gulf coasts to the table and proves that the most delicious crab cakes of all come straight from your home kitchen. Tom thoroughly examines every thorny, crab cake–related issue. Bread crumbs, cracker crumbs, panko, or no crumbs at all? What kind of crabmeat: Dungeness, king, or Peeky Toe? Are the best crab cakes pan-fried, deep-fried, or not even cooked? Tom offers up dozens of his famous crab cake recipes, including classic crab cakes from East and West, North and South, plus newer innovations such as Wild Ginger Crab Cakes, Pesto Risotto Crab Cakes, and Crab Louie Cheesecakes. There are crab cake sandwiches, breakfast crab cakes, and crab cake sauces and salsas.

Darling Minnie Mouse An American Classic Graphic Art Cover Notebook And Journal Diary Size 6x9 Inch 120 Pages

Author : Mua Dau tien
ISBN : 9798636632351
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pocket notebook and Journal - 120 pages blank lined - 6x9 inch

Earl Scruggs And Foggy Mountain Breakdown

Author : Thomas Goldsmith
ISBN : 9780252051821
Genre : Music
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Recorded in 1949, "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" changed the face of American music. Earl Scruggs's instrumental essentially transformed the folk culture that came before it while helping to energize bluegrass's entry into the mainstream in the 1960s. The song has become a gateway to bluegrass for musicians and fans alike as well as a happily inescapable track in film and television.Thomas Goldsmith explores the origins and influence of "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" against the backdrop of Scruggs's legendary career. Interviews with Scruggs, his wife Louise, disciple Bela Fleck, and sidemen like Curly Seckler, Mac Wiseman, and Jerry Douglas shed light on topics like Scruggs's musical evolution and his working relationship with Bill Monroe. As Goldsmith shows, the captivating sound of "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" helped bring back the banjo from obscurity and distinguished the low-key Scruggs as a principal figure in American acoustic music.Passionate and long overdue, Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown takes readers on an ear-opening journey into two minutes and forty-three seconds of heaven.

The Ordeal Of Mark Twain

Author : Van Wyck Brooks
ISBN : 052547272X
Genre : Authors, American
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American Classic Pedigrees 1914 2002

Author : Avalyn Hunter
ISBN : 1581500955
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In a monumental and important work for the Thoroughbred industry, author and pedigree researcher Avalyn Hunter provides extensive pedigree analysis of every American classic race winner from 1914 through 2002.

American Classic

Author : Mary Swope
ISBN : STANFORD:36105112428789
Genre : Poetry
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A diverse collection of poetry that celebrates the automobile and the joys and sorrows of owning one.

Eat In Kitchens

Author : Catherine Warren Leone
ISBN : 1580114121
Genre : Architecture
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Explains how to create a space that fits today's modern lifestyle with suggestions for countertop, island, and peninsula designs; increased storage space and eating areas; and comfortable, stylish decorating suggestions.

Harley Davidson

Author : Doug Mitchel
ISBN : 0785320520
Genre : Harley-Davidson motorcycle
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