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What's So &%#@ Funny ? (Humor and How it Gets That Way)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The sixteen chapters of this friendly, relaxed book address topics, rather than follow a chronological form. It's fun to skip from one line of thought to an entirely unrelated topic. The book examines the adventures and fun humor has gone through over time. We snoop on knights and movie stars and kids with their parents and college professors and a whole world so we can enjoy the variety of humor!
Harry Dean's Confessions: I Might Have Killed JFK
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,360. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
For 48 years, Harry Dean's account of the JFK assassination has been misrepresented by the writings of W.R. Morris and his followers. The misrepresenations persisted for decades despite Harry's many efforts to correct them. Now the public can finally hear Harry's own story which is more astonishing than any fiction.
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.
The Evolution Of The Vampire In Film and Television From Beast To Beauty
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
An investigation of the modification and transformation of the vampire myth. Freud’s psychoanalytical theories and Jung’s explanation of the myth using analytical psychology provide a pragmatic base for understanding the human psyche. Repressed memories, desires and primordial images give rise to the archetypal hero that is the modern vampire. In response to modern representations.
Horror Movies - The Good, The Bad & The So Bad They're Good
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 542,210. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Collected here are over 2000 reviews of horror, fantasy and sci-fi TV shows and movies from the 1950s to the present. From the popular to the obscure, this extensive collection of reviews from Kevin Lindenmuth offers a great insight into a wide variety of titles. The reviews include titles of interest to Kevin, were sent to him for review, or where the filmmaker was a friend.
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
The Joke's On You: How to Write Comedy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Comprehensive guide for comedy writing. Along with a history of comedy and theories about what makes us laugh, the book covers comedy writing in all forms -- sketches, jokes, sitcoms, and feature films. Ideal guide and textbook.
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.
Motorcycle Commuter Diaries
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 25,680. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Hop on board and take a ride through the life and times of a New England motorcycle geek. Frank Paine’s tour de force takes the reader through philosophy, politics, motorcycles, fiction and non-fiction in quick bytes.
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'.
Hollywood and the Killer Lesbian
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Robert Cettl. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
Amidst the socio-sexual upheavals of the 1970s, Hollywood used a re-envisioning of the detective character from traditional film noir to essay the threat to heterosexual patriarchy posed by transgressive homosexuality. Thus, in one 1972 film emerged American cinema's way of dealing with that threat - the archetype of the Killer Lesbian was cemented!