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Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 ยท Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
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In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
The Art of Mark Wilson
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Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Imagine being an artist. What it would be like to NOT be labeled a "starving" artist, to be viewed as successful instead. Imagine being able to read a book that does not rob you of your creative energy, but enables you to let out more of your own creative freedom to become more successful making money. this eBook is loaded with more full color illustrations than any eBook available on the market.
Dutch Tilt, Aussie Auteur: The Films of Rolf de Heer (2nd Edition)
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Price: Free! Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
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Rolf de Heer is Australia’s most successful and unpredictable film-maker, with 13 feature films of widely varying style and genre to his name. This auteur analysis of his oeuvre, however, suggests that there is a signature world view to be detected in most of his work, and that he (quite possibly unconsciously) promotes unlikely protagonists who are non-hyper masculine, child-like and nurturing.
Third Generation Artist
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Angela Gonyea was born in upstate New York, in the small city of Plattsburgh, which is very near the Canadian boarder right on Lake Champlain. With the beauty of the Adirondack Park, with its amazing mountains, always as her backdrop. She often says how can you grow up in this beauty and not be an artist. This is a collection of some of her Art.
The Perennial Freshman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,800. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by shelfstealers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"I remember [George] as being the most creative photographer and designer that I ever worked with. After he painted my thumb and applied the star, he photographed what may be one of the most famous album covers ever. How can you forget a guy like this? I had no idea he was a writer. His writing is as creative and scintillating as the rest of his talents and personality.” —Don McLean (American Pie)
The Fantastic Mr. Anderson: A Biography of Wes Anderson
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Ever since "Bottle Rocket" charmed it's way onto movie screens across the country in 1996, Wes Anderson's unique and creative style of filmmaking has captivated audiences worldwide. Much has been written about his movies, but little has been written about the man. This short biography gives you an inside look at the person behind the movies. It also will look briefly at the techniques and style
Brief Overview: Jan van Eyck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Have you ever wanted to know more about the Flemish painter named Jan van Eyck? Are you writing a research paper about him, or are just curious as to what some of his most famous paintings are? If these questions peak your interest, then this book is for you! Over 1500 words all about the 15th century Flemish oil painter flowing out of this book.
Never Stop - I Rolling Stones oltre i confini del tempo
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,890. Language: Italian. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Perché i Rolling Stones sono eterni? Perché niente riesce a fermarli? Questo ebook ripercorre in particolare gli anni 10 del Terzo Millennio, quelli del cinquantenario "e oltre": anni di apparente rilassamento, in realtà gravidi di successi, pericoli, tragedie. Come sempre. Ma nel segno di una grandeur ormai smisurata, che ha inghiottito anche il mito e non consente stop. Fino alla fine del tempo.
Gaudí, el arquitecto de la Sagrada Família - biografía breve
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Price: $36.00 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: Spanish. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Biografía cronológica de Antoni Gaudí, un genio apasionado de la arquitectura y las demás artes plásticas. No es un estudio de sus obras, sino de su vida y de su personalidad humana y artística.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
One of the truly great minds of all time, the 15th-century Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci was uncannily ahead of his time, giving the world not only the Mona Lisa and his other extraordinary works of art, but also designs for a helicopter, military tank, submarine, bicycle - and even the sewing machine - among many other incredibly advanced innovations.
From Football to Fig Newtons: 76 American Inventors and The Inventions You Know By Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Who invented football, bluegrass music, Mr. Potato Head, the Kentucky Derby, Sesame Street and the telephone? If you said Walter Camp, Bill Monroe, George Lerner, William Meriwether Lewis Clark Jr, Joan Ganz Cooney, and Antonio Meucci, respectively, then, you are smarter than this book. The answers and stories, along with 70 others, can be found within. Forgotten American inventors get recognized!
Add Catalyst: Telesymbol Movement for Peace
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Price: $11.50 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
"The manifestation of a universal language of peace has arrived: An idea whose time has come. Move ahead with confidence, hope and in peace as you're enthralled in this fascinating story." -B. Gallagher, of Belfast, No.Ireland, Chartered Engineer, London, U.K. and Galway, Ireland. In 1957 Tammy Narena Ressman created a gestural language and a curriculum for peace-making that was ahead of its time.
The Lone Ranger: The Unofficial Biography (Reference)
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
For over 75 years, the Lone Ranger and his companion Tonto have been an active part of pop culture. This book traces the Lone Ranger from his early days on WXYZ radio and continues to the present day with the upcoming release of Disney's "The Lone Ranger" starring Johnny Depp. Along the way it gives plenty of trivia and gossip and the heroic character.
The Trilogy: Memoirs of Marlayna Glynn Brown
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Price: $8.94 USD. Words: 277,220. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Three full-length novels in one compilation! Fans of The Glass Castle, The Liar's Club and Angela's Ashes will appreciate this award-winning collection of best-selling memoirist Marlayna Glynn Brown's three tales of survival and resilience. This collection includes three of Glynn Brown's acclaimed memoirs describing her turbulent 1970s Las Vegas childhood, teenage and young adult years in Los An
Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo. El amor entre el elefante y la paloma
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,860. Language: Spanish. Published: July 12, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Por estas páginas desfilan el colorido Coyoacán y el ambiente bohemio de París o Nueva York. Personajes como León Trosky y Tina Modotti, la famosa Casa Azul y las banderas rojas y, por supuesto, la famosa historia de amor entre Frida y Diego, como arquetipo de una época tumultuosa y aventuras transitorias.
The Vinyl Dialogues: Stories Behind Memorable Albums Of The 1970s As Told By The Artists
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
The new book by Mike Morsch features interviews with Rock luminaries such as Hall & Oates, Stevie Van Zandt, Dave Mason, Edgar Winter, Joe Vitale, The Doobie Brothers, Al Stewart and more. The Vinyl Dialogues offers the stories behind 31 of the top albums of the 70s, including backstories behind the albums, the songs, and the artists.
The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chanel was shrewd, chic and cutting edge. She had it all. The ability to design, to work a social network, to manage a business and to give women what they wanted - even if they didn’t know it themselves 'The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel’ is a short distillation of all you need to know about this exceptional woman.
Ken Kirkby - Warrior Painter
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
KEN KIRKBY—WARRIOR PAINTER is a remarkable biography about a very remarkable man. It is, also, an unusual book about a very unusual man. This is an enlightening story of a very intelligent, artistically endowed, determined and perhaps spiritually guided warrior for the conservation of the land, air and water upon which the continuation of all species, including our own, depends.
A Consciência da Desilusão: Desencontrando o propósito da vida para aceitar a verdade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 27, 2013 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ainda que se trate dum relato auto-biográfico, existem muitas aprendizagens a reter perante a leitura reveladora dos pensamentos mais completos que se pode desenvolver sobre a existência humana e a condição da mente face ao propósito de vida que todos temos.
Guru Dutt and Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone, popularly known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer and actor.