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Author : Boris Vejdovsky
ISBN : 1554079462
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A loving homage to one of America's greatest writers.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Beatles

Author : Tim Hill
ISBN : 0760756139
Genre : Rock musicians
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Life In Pictures

Author : Will Eisner
ISBN : 0393061078
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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A visual self-assessment by the creator of A Contract With God and The Plot evaluates his life as a writer, a professional, and an artist, in a collection of autobiographical tales that includes "The Dreamer," "To the Heart of the Storm," and "The Name of the Game." 15,000 first printing.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels


Author : Tim Frew
ISBN : 1567993869
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Surveys Lucille Ball's life and acting career in film, on television, and on the stage in text and photographs
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Cary Grant

Author : Jenny Curtis
ISBN : 1567995659
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A virtual personal photo album, Cary Grant: A Life in Pictures gives the highlights of the actor's career from his working-class beginnings to stardom as the ultimate symbol of style and sophistication. Packed with photos and information, this pictorial biography is sure to please fans of this most debonair of film stars. 135 color & b&w photos.
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Amy Jo Ehman
ISBN : 1772761575
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Thelma Stevens Pepper was born in Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, in 1920. A century later--from her adoptive home in Saskatoon--she reflects on a hundred years of life, love, and pictures. It was creativity and passion that rescued Thelma Pepper from the depths of depression. With her kids grown and gone, she was floundering, wondering who she was, and what she was meant to do. In photography, she found what her father and grandfather before her had found and that was a capacity to peer into other lives and to find in them a celebration of the human spirit. In these stunning black and white photographs, we see Pepper's artistry. We see landscapes and beauty, but especially we see noble, pioneer lives found in quiet hamlets and down dusty back roads. These uncelebrated souls may not have been lost to posterity, but Pepper ensures their dignity and achievement are remembered and preserved.

Pink Floyd

Author : Marie Clayton
ISBN : 1908849002
Genre : Rock groups
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COMPOSERS & MUSICIANS. Pink Floyd were the godfathers of prog rock, the torchbearers of psychedelia who emerged from the 60s underground scene to become a stadium supergroup. They broke new ground, fusing sound collages with dazzling light effects into a mind blowing theatrical experience.
Category: Rock groups

Life In Pictures

Author : Linda Bevan
ISBN : 9781468933420
Genre : Poetry
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This is a book of poetry and words on life and thoughts which many of us create good books to read and can relate to at times of need with insperation in words.
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Island Boy Photobook My Life In Pictures 1

Author : Arnold E. van Beverhoudt, Jr.
ISBN : 9781312615793
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In a trio of Island Boy Photobooks subtitled ""My Life in Pictures,"" Arnold presents a visual history of his family and that of his wife, Helena. Through hundreds of family photos - most in full color - ""My Life in Pictures 1"" presents Arnold's and Helena's grandparents, parents, and other family members. The story continues through 70 years of family and island history, from 1910 to 1979. That period had its personal and community tragedies, including the fatal crashes of two jet airliners and a massive, but thankfully non-fatal, fire aboard a visiting cruise ship. The 1970s also had its happy events, including Arnold and Helena's wedding and the birth of their daughter, Selene. Future installments in the trilogy will focus on the 1980s and 1990s in ""My Life in Pictures 2"" and bring things up to date in the 21st Century in ""My Life in Pictures 3.""
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Spencer Tracy A Life In Pictures

Author : New England Vintage Film Society, Inc.
ISBN : 147714403X
Genre : Photography
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Spencer Tracy simply was every character he played on the silver screen. He was known as the actors-actor, a master of his craft. As members of the Tracy Family, we arte grateful to Brenda Loew for putting together this amazing photo book of Spencer Tracy for all the world to enjoy. His memory and legacy live on in this intimate portrait of a man and a life that was fully lived. - Cyndi Tracy & the Spencer Tracy Family The minute you see Spencer Tracy on the screen you are immediately transfi xed on his humanity. Whether he plays a poor man, a wise-cracking sportswriter, the father of the bride, or the defender of a great cause, in the end, Spencer Tracy truly is the heroic Santiago from Hemingway's Old Man and the Sea, courageously battling the sharks that would tear apart his dignity and life's work. No other actor had his gift. - Upton Bell, New England radio and television talk show host whose mother, Broadway actress and comedienne Frances Bell, starred with Eddie Cantor in Whoopee! and the Ziegfeld Follies of 1928, in the early talkie Night Work, and in one of the first experimental television broadcasts in New York City with Gertrude Lawrence and Lionel Atwill. She was a great admirer of Tracy when he was on the New York stage. _______________ Spencer Tracy, A Life in Pictures: Rare, Candid and Original Photos of the Hollywood Legend, His Family, and Career presents a unique and compelling portrait of the man, his career, and family, including rare imagesof his marriage to actress Louise Treadwell and their two children: John, who was born deaf, and Susie. More than 300 rare, candid and original images in this edition illustrate how Spencer Tracy's life, family and career touched people in every corner of the world. Combining a unique mixture of original news service photographs, celebrity stills, and rare, candid, and unique snapshots, this dazzling collection of over three hundred images, Spencer Tracy, A Life in Pictures: Rare, Candid and Original Photos of the Hollywood Legend, His Family and Career captures the life and legacy of a Golden Age Hollywood legend, onscreen and off. One of the most versatile and popular movie stars of the twentieth century, Spencer Tracy's life and career spanned sixty-seven tumultuous years of twentieth-century American history, including two world wars, the Great Depression, technological advances, the emergence of the nuclear age, the cold war, and the rise of the women's and civil rights movements. Behind the scenes, two-time Academy Award-winner Spencer Tracy faced personal and professional challenges without parallel or precedent. Books and articles are still being written today in an attempt to explain the mystique surrounding the Spencer Tracy legend. His story is an inspiring legacy.
Category: Photography

Laura Lamont S Life In Pictures

Author : Emma Straub
ISBN : 9781101596890
Genre : Fiction
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A Bookpage Best Books of 2012 pick The enchanting story of a midwestern girl who escapes a family tragedy and is remade as a movie star during Hollywood’s golden age. In 1920, Elsa Emerson, the youngest and blondest of three sisters, is born in idyllic Door County, Wisconsin. Her family owns the Cherry County Playhouse, and more than anything, Elsa relishes appearing onstage, where she soaks up the approval of her father and the embrace of the audience. But when tragedy strikes her family, her acting becomes more than a child¹s game of pretend. While still in her teens, Elsa marries and flees to Los Angeles. There she is discovered by Irving Green, one of the most powerful executives in Hollywood, who refashions her as a serious, exotic brunette and renames her Laura Lamont. Irving becomes Laura’s great love; she becomes an Academy Award­-winning actress—and a genuine movie star. Laura experiences all the glamour and extravagance of the heady pinnacle of stardom in the studio-system era, but ultimately her story is a timeless one of a woman trying to balance career, family, and personal happiness, all while remaining true to herself. Ambitious and richly imagined, Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures is as intimate—and as bigger-than-life—as the great films of the golden age of Hollywood. Written with warmth and verve, it confirms Emma Straub’s reputation as one of the most exciting new talents in fiction.
Category: Fiction

Hitler A Life In Pictures

Author : Bob Carruthers
ISBN : 9781783463220
Genre : History
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This exceptional source is probably the best of the contemporary accounts of Hitler in power, albeit from a heavily pro-Nazi stance. The testimonies collected together were based on interviews conducted by Heinz A. Heinz in 1933 and 1934, shortly after Hitler had taken power.??Millions of ordinary Germans fell under Hitler's spell and this book is a creation of those emotions. It is very much a product of its time. Written by the party big-wigs, such as Goering, Speer and Goebbels, and published in 1935 under the title Adolf Hitler Bilder Aus Dem Leben Des Furhers, it appeared at a time when they were at the height of their unrivaled powers. This fascinating volume encompasses the superb photography of Heinrich Hoffman, the Munich photographer who was ever present on Hitler's journeys and who grew fabulously wealthy as a result of his intimate access to Hitler. ??Hitler had an innate understanding of what we would now call public relations. He recognised the excellence of Hoffman's photography and maintained control of his image by limiting the access of other photographers. He also strictly controlled Hoffmann's activities and personally selected the portraits that were allowed to go into circulation.??The book incorporates sections on Hitler and the German people, Hitler and the German workers, Hitler and public works and so on, all accompanied by a series of excellent photographs which form a remarkable record of the public face of a man during his brief spell of absolute power. The Nazis were the first party who harnessed the full power of the media in a coherent and all-embracing manner.??This is a classic example of the strength of their presentation skills. It is a compelling time-capsule which conveys vividly in almost visceral way the zeitgeist of the thirties in Nazi-Germany. By 1935 the bulk of the German people had fallen in behind Adolf Hitler, and with documents as persuasive as this, it is not too difficult to comprehend the allure of the glittering faade which a stream of publications such as this book sought to create and maintain.
Category: History

Michael Foreman A Life In Pictures

Author : Michael Foreman
ISBN : 9781910904664
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"One of my earliest memories is lying on the floor in front of the kitchen fire, drawing..." Michael Foreman During the war, paper was in short supply but, the large biscuit tins delivered to his Mum's shop were lined with white paper. The tins were about twelve inches square, so unfolded, the paper would be four feet long. Perfect for drawings of marching soldiers and convoys of tanks, the village traffic of his childhood. This is a celebration of Michael's life as a master storyteller and illustrator told through his own autobiographical tales, diary extracts, original sketches and illustrations from his award-winning publications. Beginning with his childhood in wartime Suffolk and his early career as a young artist, and culminating with his collaborations with world-famous authors Terry Jones, Michael Morpurgo and Quentin 'BLOOMIN' Blake, this book showcases his 'greatest hits', and reveals the places, stories and people that inspired him along the way. Divided into three parts: Memories of Childhood (Looking through War Boy, After the War Was Over and War Game.) Far-Flung Places (Looking through Treasure Island, Wind in the Willows, Alice in Wonderland, Wizard of Oz, World of Fairy Tales and Classic Fairy Tales.) Friends and Collaborators (Looking through Eric the Viking, Fairy Tales, Nicobobinus, Animal Tales, Fantastic Stories, Arthur, Robin Hood, Joan of Arc, Billy the Kid and Farm Boy.) 'I have been lucky with writers. None have been real trouble. Some I never met. Some I meet only after the book is finished, and some, the easiest to get along with, are the dead ones. Most become friends.' Michael Foreman
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Fabulous Beekman Boys Present Polka Spot Trade Paperback

Author : Brent Ridge
ISBN : 9781620989791
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Fasten your seat belts it's going to be a bumpy adventure! Join world Famous socialite llama, Polka Spot ( The creation of Beekman Boy, Brent Ridge!) and her faithful kitty cat cohort for fabulous, fun filled adventures in the collection of their first mini-series. From mid-afternoon in Paris to big time in Japan, the sky's the limit for this tenacious twosome!
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My Life In Pictures

Author : Malcolm Muggeridge
ISBN : UOM:39015019150500
Genre : Authors, English
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My Life In Pictures

Author : Ethel Wright Mohamed
ISBN : UIUC:30112039477606
Genre : Embroidery
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World War 2

Author : Richard B. Stolley
ISBN : 0821227718
Genre : History
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From the "Life" team comes a gripping and comprehensive pictorial history of the greatest conflict of our times--a World War II book which serves as a rich history of memorable images and words. 600 bandw and color photos.
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A Life In Pictures

Author : David Deutsch
ISBN : 0688081010
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Marilyn Her Life In Pictures

Author : Oliver Northcliffe
ISBN : 0785830502
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book opens with a short biographical introduction and then provides a chronological visual history of her life, from her early years working in a wartime munitions factory in Burbank, through the hard times as she built her reputation as an actor, to her greatest successes. The camera loved Marilyn, and photographers were always on hand to take her picture. This book chooses from the huge number of images available to produce a fascinating coverage of her eventful but brief life.
Category: Biography & Autobiography