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B-Boys: A Children's Guide to the Origins of Hip Hop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Music / Rap & Hip Hop
What most people call Breakdancing was originally called B-Boying, one of the five elements of Hip Hop culture. This book teaches children of all ages the origins of B-Boying, from the great tap dancers to James Brown to the movie Flashdance to being done by people all around the world.
Hitchcock Lost The Lost Silent Hitchcock and Frenzy 67
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Hitchcock Lost focuses on the story behind the lost silent Hitchcock, The Mountain Eagle and the remarkable, unmade project of the late 60s known as Kaleidoscope or Frenzy. The two film serve as anchor points in a career so rich in realized projects that their absence tantalizes like the green haze of desire Scottie's desire evokes at the Empire Hotel. The book also recounts the other stillborn p
The Void and the Clouds
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You set the price! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A whimsical expounding upon the necessity of living life and embracing all the silliness and joy that life itself has to offer. Written from the perspective of a stranger in a strange world, these musings illuminate some of the more remote aspects of living, such as art, beauty, goodness, and charity. Sometimes the biggest truths in life become so neglected that we forget they are even there.
Couples Scavenger Hunt – Paris
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
If you are looking for a quirky and unusual date in Paris, then this book is perfect for you! This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you and your date on a scavenger hunt throughout the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your relationship, then you won’t want to miss this book!
Examination of Chucky: An Unauthorized Dissection of the Child's Play Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
An unauthorized collection of essays covering beloved slasher icon Chucky the killer doll. Examining all six films in the Child's Play series, author Troy H. Gardner explores the many colorful characters and themes found in the popular horror franchise.
The 8th Million Way to Die
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Robert Cettl. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
An in-depth critical re-appraisal and inside account of director Hal Ashby's final feature film 8 Million Ways to Die starring Jeff Bridges, Rosanna Arquette and Andy Garcia.
Il Romanzo Poliziesco
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Price: Free! Words: 21,150. Language: Italian. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Una breve ma coincisa sintesi del Romanzo Poliziesco. Riccamente illustrata
Winning the Game of Thrones: The Host of Characters and their Agendas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This book explores characters’ agendas, from Sansa’s secret schemes to Arya’s ultimate goal. What is Cersei’s true fear? What do trout or golden roses symbolize? Is the show a feminist success or a male playground? This book answers all these and more, revealing the enigmas and surprises hidden deep within the series.
Writing Down the Dragon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Eleven essays on the Tolkien method and the craft of fantasy writing.
The West Old & New
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,350. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Contemporary essays on life in western Montana as well historical stories based on true events.Articles about museums, people and events past and contemporary.
Stories of Vietnam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book narrates 14 fairy tales,legends of Vietnam.Although it is illustrated,it is not a children book for such books usually narrate an edited version of their stories.This book submits an unexpurgated text. It thus addresses parents and grandparents who yearn to reacquaint with things heard or read long ago. Children may look only at the images and start fantasizing their own legends, tales.
Eyes Wide Open 2012: The Year's 25 Greatest Movies (and 5 Worst)
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Series: Eyes Wide Open, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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Who has time to waste on a bad movie? In this quick and informative guide, film critic Chris Barsanti (Filmology) runs down the best 25 movies from 2012 you should seek out—and the 5 worst you should avoid at all costs! This guide also includes Best-Of lists, Honorable Mentions, DVD reviews, and short essays.
An Attorney's Guide to Secession
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The author offers up a path by which a group of people may secede from the United States, peacefully, legally, and successfully. In doing so, the author examines the relationship between states, citizens, and the United States government. This short work is intended as thoughtful political entertainment.
The Sixties, A Generation of Innovation and Imagination Revisited
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The decade of the 1960's was one of the most challenging of the twentieth century. The sixties brought us the Summer of Love, the Beatles and the civil rights movement. It was a time of communes and drug experimentation. Take a peek back into this exciting era to discover a generation fighting for massive social, religious & political changes we take for granted today.
Pilgrimage: Exploring France's Ancient Pilgrim Towns
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Series: Pilgrimage, 3. You set the price! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Be inspired! Pilgrimage explores France's ancient towns on the Santiago Pilgrim's Way. Relive the journey with poetic affection and bite, lovingly written, with a vibrant and passionate pen. You'll want to see Conques, Decazeville, Pont St Espirit and Espalion for yourself. Commentators say Pilgrimage is “beautiful poetic writing", written with “Inspired metaphor”, “to a breathless walking rhythm
Pilgrimage: Meeting France and Spain's Pilgrim Towns
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Series: Pilgrimage, 1. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Pilgrimage is off-the-scale travel writing: comic, affectionate, using 'inspired metaphor'; 'beautiful poetic writing', '... to a breathless walking rhythm.' Whether you walk, ride or drive the camino or pilgrimage path to Santiago, you'll understand so much more of the pilgrimage experience and the incredible heritage towns alone 'the Way'.
Three Articles: The Dark Knight Rises, Bronson & The Prestige
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Christopher Nolan is one of the most profitable and influential directors of the last decade, with films such as the Dark Knight Trilogy and Inception. But is Nolan an inherently boring director, or, a "man who dreams by Powerpoint"?
Earth Star: A Monograph on the 1977 Vision of Battlestar Galactica
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The Battlestar Galactica franchise has undergone many changes throughout its history, from the books by Richard Hatch to the reimagined TV series of Ron Moore. This monograph goes back to the beginning to undercover the earliest version of the show. Examining unused scripts, storyboards and other production documentation, it reveals the universe of Battlestar Galactica 1977.
Teen Movie Times
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,210. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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Award winning young adult author and pop culture critic Karen Healey likes teen movies. A lot. In this collection of essays, she brings together her celebrated (and occasionally profane) musings on Bring It On, Clueless, Easy A, and many more. Includes an exclusive essay on The Craft, available only to ebook readers!
Schlock Sleaze & Cheesy Bs
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Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Sexploitation! Shocksploitation! Blaxploitation! Grindhouses and drive-ins may be gone, but the b-string and basement budget pictures that played them have endured. With their bad acting, drooping mikes and constant mix of day/night shots, you wouldn't call them well-made but there's a strange appeal to their raw, unrestrained shenanigans. Welcome to the golden age of Exploitation Cinema!