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Beachside Bohemian

Author : Robert Novogratz
ISBN : 9780847848089
Genre : Interior decoration
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A vibrant addition to the 'seaside living' book tradition, Beachside Bohemian injects life into this perennial category through its celebrated authors, design duo Robert and Cortney Novogratz. Known for combining bohemian chic style and family living, the couple serve up fun and practical design and lifestyle tips through their vacation house on the Brazilian coast. Ten years ago, the Novogratzes bought a modest house in disrepair in Trancoso, Brazil, long before the rest of the world had discovered the peaceful beach outpost. This gorgeous book chronicles the transformation of the unremarkable cottage into a beloved family retreat in the glorious tropical environment of coastal Brazil that perfectly fits their lifestyle, where outside living is as important as interior.

Glitter Stucco Dumpster Diving

Author : John Chase
ISBN : 1859841384
Genre : Architecture
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A free-wheeling guided tour to the cityscape of Southern California, grounding architecture as a multidisciplinary art.

Bodies Masses Power

Author : John Chase
ISBN : 1859848079
Genre : Architecture
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"An architectural designer and an important architectural critic, Chase explores a myriad of locales and examines their architectural features - from the gay community space of West Hollywood, to the stucco box apartment complexes of the 1950s, to the truly weird mix of domestic arrangements in Venice Beach, to gated communities, to some of the historic houses of Hollywood and Beverly Hills and to the most recent transformations of the casino architecture in Las Vegas."--BOOK JACKET.

Montauk Tango

Author : Lewis Gross
ISBN : 9781450216449
Genre : Fiction
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After the events of 9/11 all but destroy their Tribeca loft in New York City, Lewis and Tracey Gross and their three coming of age sons relocate to their summer home in Montauk in the East Hamptons. Tracey loves to cook and has always dreamed of starting her own restaurant. Their goal is to turn a run-down ice cream parlor into a functional restaurant that serves substantial honest fare. Montauk Tango provides an account of this family’s journey to restaurant ownership, from the purchase of the property to its renovation and eventual opening in a seaside summer retreat. Author Lewis Gross believes 668 the Gig Shack, a Bohemian bistro, will be an immediate hit. But opening weekend is a disaster. Unfortunately, some of the locals don’t want to see their fish turned into tacos or fishnets worn as stockings. Novices in business, they encounter many setbacks and a conspiracy by some of the locals to put them out of business. With a touch of humor, this real-life story accounts the stresses of opening a family restaurant business, weekend fatherhood, and an attempt to teach tango dancing to the local surfers and fishermen.

The Feast Of Stephen

Author : Rosemary Aubert
ISBN : 9781461622987
Genre : Fiction
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This is the second in criminologist Aubert's series starring Ellis Portal, the disgraced former judge who solved the mystery in her 1997 novel Free Reign, praised by The New York Times as a "smart, successful who-dun-it" whose sleuth is "a character with great dignity and unusual moral depth."

Bohemian Rhetoric

Author : Lucas D. Camaney
ISBN : 9781796078237
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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My friend, a pseudo-intellectual like so many of us out here, once told me that culture, class and sophistication are concepts that are for everyone to grasp and not only meant for the rich people to enjoy. If any person should think that cultural likings, can’t give to him or her an international type of robust living, it is because that person has decided to stay introverted by choice, rather than circumstance. If humanity doesn’t destroy the ecospheres or plunges itself into a nuclear war, the end of our basic existence will become phenomenal with impersonal technology. As it is the children of today seldom climb a tree to look into the nest of an amazing bird and for that we can only imagine what will be of the children living one thousand years from now? I have written them a letter in hope that the life sustaining properties of our planet Earth are still there for them to use and get to also enjoy the sun being born out of the Caribbean Sea. We should consider ourselves bless for having nature be so nice, to you and I, till this day already gone by.

The Last Bohemians

Author : Roger Bristow
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215335642
Genre : Gay artists
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First complete study of these two major Scottish painters, and the engrossing story of Bohemian London in the mid-twentieth century.

Holiday In New South Wales Ebook

Author : Explore Australia
ISBN : 9781742734989
Genre : Travel
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These five state guides are part of Explore Australia's popular 'Holiday' guide series for those who are only planning to travel in one state or territory. Based on the bestseller Explore Australia, each guide includes a capital city section, overviews of all regions and an A-Z listing of all major towns. As well as including everything that readers love about Explore Australia, these Holiday guides feature an added 'best of' section with information on top attractions, national parks, golf courses, fishing spots, gourmet food, wine, eateries and accommodation across the state. Informative, co.

The Conspiracy

Author : Israel Centeno
ISBN : 1939419999
Genre : Fiction
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When leftist revolutionary Sergio's sniper shot misses the President of Venezuela, he's thrown into a sudden tailspin. As he attempts to escape the increasingly militarized regime, he winds up taking residence in a bohemian beachside commune, where he keeps a low profile until Lourdes, his former comrade, the object of his desire, and his possible betrayer, turns up one evening. Pursued by their former trainer in guerrilla warfare on the orders of the newly appointed Minister of the Interior, the two team up with unlikely partners to hatch a new plan for their survival. This poetic thriller, the second in Phoneme Media's City of Asylum imprint, challenges the origin myth of South America's radical left, resulting in its author's exile from Venezuela.

Berlitz Los Angeles Pocket Guide

Author : Berlitz
ISBN : 9781780047355
Genre : Travel
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Berlitz Pocket Guide Los Angeles combines insider tips with great colour photography to help you get the most out of the city's history and culture. This handy companion provides everything you need to truly get the most out of this city, from star spotting on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, to leisure time at Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach. Handy maps on the cover flaps help you to get around with ease. To inspire you, the book offers a rundown of the Top 10 Attractions in Los Angeles, followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Day in the city. The What to Do chapter is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time, from nightlife and shopping to sports. You'll also be armed with background information, including a brief history of the city and an Eating Out chapter covering its interesting cuisine.There are carefully chosen listings of the best hotels and restaurants, and an A-Z to give you all the practical information you will need.

Urban Green

Author : Colin Fisher
ISBN : 9781469619965
Genre : Nature
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In early twentieth-century America, affluent city-dwellers made a habit of venturing out of doors and vacationing in resorts and national parks. Yet the rich and the privileged were not the only ones who sought respite in nature. In this pathbreaking book, historian Colin Fisher demonstrates that working-class white immigrants and African Americans in rapidly industrializing Chicago also fled the urban environment during their scarce leisure time. If they had the means, they traveled to wilderness parks just past the city limits as well as to rural resorts in Wisconsin and Michigan. But lacking time and money, they most often sought out nature within the city itself--at urban parks and commercial groves, along the Lake Michigan shore, even in vacant lots. Chicagoans enjoyed a variety of outdoor recreational activities in these green spaces, and they used them to forge ethnic and working-class community. While narrating a crucial era in the history of Chicago's urban development, Fisher makes important interventions in debates about working-class leisure, the history of urban parks, environmental justice, the African American experience, immigration history, and the cultural history of nature.

Bright Light City

Author : Michael Hodjera
ISBN : 9780595838578
Genre : Fiction
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THE ULTIMATE HOSTILE TAKEOVER A visitor from beyond the solar system is planet shopping. A member of a dying species, he is looking for new real estate to annex. He finds it on planet earth. PLANET FOR SALE A genius at economics, he devises a plan to take over the planet without a single shot being fired. By masterfully manipulating a political and economic climate characterized by relaxed standards and minimal oversight, he surreptitiously succeeds in building a vast financial empire that transcends national boundaries and grows to encompass the balance of the world's vulnerable energy resources. Now he is only a couple of acquisitions away from checkmate in a game that must spell doom for humanity. At ground zero the task of preventing the total annihilation of the human species falls to two unlikely people-an entertainer and a recovering vampiress. The entertainer is none other than the King himself, Elvis Presley who, contrary to common belief, is alive and well and currently living incognito on the Big Island of Hawaii. The vampire is his sultry and mysterious longtime girlfriend, Desdemona. Together they are headed for a showdown with a formidable, soulless menace in the city that never sleeps. And the stakes could scarcely be higher .


Author : I. Kepars
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028480718
Genre : History
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Retired from a long career at the National Library of Australia, Kepars cites and evaluates 441 references on the capital of New South Wales, the host city of the 2000 Olympic Games. He arranges them in sections on the people; guidebooks; the harbor; biographies, autobiographies, memoirs, letters, and diaries; history; flora, fauna, and geology; population, religion; society and social conditions; and other broad areas. He indexes authors and titles as well as subjects, and includes two maps. c. Book News Inc.

The Library As Place In California

Author : Stacy Shotsberger Russo
ISBN : UOM:39015079336148
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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From the educational space of UC Berkeley to a one-room library in Silverado Canyon, this tour of thirty-two California libraries explores the sense of space and unique atmosphere a structure can provide. Dividing California into eight distinct regions including the northern California coast, the San Francisco Bay area, Los Angeles County, and San Diego County, the work looks at a sampling of libraries from each area, discussing the surroundings, facilities and physical presentation of each building. Chosen libraries reflect the communities they serve as well as their particular missions. Entries include contact information for the selected library, a website address, and information regarding its size, circulation and the extent of its collection. Photographs of the libraries are also included.

Northern California Discovery Guide

Author : Don W. Martin
ISBN : 0942053125
Genre : Travel
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Maverick Guide To Hawaii

Author : Robert W. Bone
ISBN : WISC:89060434842
Genre : Hawaii
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Pop Surf Culture

Author : Brian Chidester
ISBN : PSU:000065220849
Genre : Art
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From original beachcomber personalities like the Waikiki Beachboys to the rise of Venice Beach as a creative center for music, art, and film, Pop Surf Culture traces the roots of the surf boom and explores its connection to the Beat Generation and 1960s pop culture. Through accounts of key figures both obscure and popular, the book illustrates why surf culture is a vital art movement of the 20th century. Pop Surf Culture includes essays about the popular "beach" movies of the 1950s and '60s, which featured such stars as Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon and the music of Dick Dale & His Del-Tones, Brian Wilson, the Pyramids, Gary Usher, James Brown, and Little Stevie Wonder. Sixties art figures Michael Dormer and Rick Griffin--as well as the surf magazines which promoted their art--are featured alongside the progenitors of "surf music," from the little known (the Centurians) to the wildly popular (the Beach Boys). Duke Kahanamoku, the Gas House, Gidget, surfing on television, the bohemian surf aesthetic, surf music hot spots, Mickey "Da Cat" Dora . . . the entire spectrum of pop surf culture is covered within these colorfully illustrated pages.

Frommer S Florida 2002

Author : Bill Goodwin
ISBN : 0764564609
Genre : Travel
File Size : 81. 21 MB
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You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us! Completely updated every year (unlike most of the competition), Frommer's Florida features gorgeous color photos of the fun that awaits you in the Sunshine State. Much more comprehensive and detailed than its major competitor, this is simply the most reliable guide you can buy. Our team of expert authors has inspected countless accommodations, and they've selected the very best: lavish golf resorts, spas, stunning B&Bs, beachfront motels, and family-friendly condos. No matter what your budget, this guide can help you design a memorable Florida vacation. Frommer's covers all the highlights: the sizzling South Beach club scene, dive sites in the Keys, spring training, theme parks, the Kennedy Space Center, world-class golf courses, and course, beaches, water sports, and beach bars galore. You'll learn about all the latest developments at Disney and Universal Studios, and get lots of insider tips about airfare bargains and package deals. You'll even get a free color fold-out map and an online directory that makes trip-planning a snap!

Frommer S Florida From 70 A Day

Author : Bill Goodwin
ISBN : 0028637933
Genre : Travel
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Frommer's is the name you can trust for great travel bargains. Our acclaimed $-a-Day series is not for backpackers who want to rough it, but for travelers with taste, who've outgrown their student lifestyle and demand comfortable accommodations and good, authentic meals at a reasonable price. Each guide is loaded with detailed listings for mom-and-pop motels, B&Bs, comfortable guesthouses, good-value bistros, and ethnic restaurants. You'll find a bargain-hunter's shopping guide, affordable fun after dark, and complete sightseeing coverage, including the best things to do for free (or almost). Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. Every Frommer's $-a-Day Guide is up-to-date, with dozens of color maps and exact prices for every single expense, so you can accurately plan each day's budget. Frommer's knows that affordable travel doesn't have to mean making sacrifices. It's about having fun and getting a great deal! A vacation in the Sunshine State doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg when you travel with Frommer's Florida from $60 a Day. Our authors have uncovered hundreds of wonderful mom-and-pop motels, charming B&Bs, great-value condo rentals, cute cottages, and more. We'll show you how to save money on airfares, car rentals, and package deals. You'll even learn how to enjoy Walt Disney World without breaking the bank or spending your whole trip standing on line! We'll also help you find great dining at unbelievably low prices, from $8 seafood platters to all-you-can-eat stone crab feasts, and point you to the best beach bars and other affordable after-dark fun. We've got all the details on Florida's fabulous beaches and natural wonders, plus the best budget golf, affordable water sports, and other outdoor adventures. And we've even thrown in a free color fold-out map! More upscale guides include Frommer's Florida and Frommer's Miami & the Keys. For indepth coverage of Florida's top theme parks, with selections in all price ranges, check out Frommer's Walt Disney World & Orlando.

Frommer S Florida

Author : Bill Goodwin
ISBN : 0028622553
Genre : Florida
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Miami and Orlando continue to break records, and the strong performances of the cruise industry and Walt Disney World promise to usher in another banner year. Disney's new Animal Kingdom opened earlier this year and is sure to draw even more visitors. From magic on land to magic on sea - Carnival Cruise Lines has added the 1,100 passenger Tropicale, sailing from Tampa on four and five day cruises to Key West and the Caribbean. Previous Edition ISBN: 002861657X

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