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The Tool of the Sea: The Life and Times of Anna May Wong
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
We remember Hepburn, Monroe, and West. They were the queens of Hollywoods Golden Era. But there's one star that's often left out even though in her time there were few more famous: Anna May Wong. She was a symbol of grace and beauty, but more importantly she broke barriers and became the first Asian American actress to be not just a star, but have international recognition. This book covers th
Starry Mind: The Life and Times of Vincent van Gogh
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Some of the most famous artists of the world never achieved fame, or even recognition, during their lifetimes. They worked in relative obscurity and often in tragic circumstances. And although those artists produced works that now grace the walls of some of the most hallowed museums, they never lived to enjoy it. Vincent Willem van Gogh was such a man. This biography looks at both the life and
J.M.W. Turner: A Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
In 2005 the British Broadcasting Corporation sponsored a program to find the greatest painting in Britain. Any painting hanging in a British art gallery was eligible to become The Greatest Painting in Britain, whether it was created by an Englishman or not. After every work of art in the country was evaluated a short list of finalists by British, Italian, Dutch, Belgian and French artists was a
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.
Strange Days - Diario di una inutile sconosciuta
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Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: Italian. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Ogni momento è realmente necessario, non esistono salti al continuum.
Disney’s Nine Old Men: A History of the Animators Who Defined Disney Animation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Today the Walt Disney Company is a huge media conglomerate with a whole range of interests, taking in music labels, cable and network TV, publishing, merchandising and a chain of theme parks in multiple countries. However it remains best known for its animated films. Starting in 1927, but mostly between 1933 and the beginning of 1935, Disney hired nine young men to work as animation artists. The
Van Goghs Vrouwen: Tragische Liefdes door Nienke Bos en Liesbeth Heenk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: Dutch. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Van Gogh koesterde altijd het verlangen naar een vrouw bij wie hij liefde en aandacht kon vinden en die hem de geborgenheid van een gezin zou geven. Zij zou ook een belangrijke rol bij zijn kunstenaarschap vervullen. Verschillende vrouwen passeren de revue: een rouwende weduwe, een zwangere prostituee, een labiele buurvrouw en een café eigenaresse. Alle relaties waren tot mislukken gedoemd.
What's So Great About Walt Disney? A Biography of Walt Disney Just for Kids!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Walt Disney was a man who had both an incredible artistic talent and a powerful imagination. His career as an artist began when he was just seven years old, living with his family in Marceline, Missouri. You may know his name, but perhaps you've wondered, "What's so great about him?" This book (part of the “What’s So Great About…”) series, gives kids insight into life, times and career of Walt D
What's So Great About Picasso? A Guide to Pablo Picasso Just For Kids!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Many famous artists lived hundreds of years ago. It seems that, in the past hundred and fifty years, only a small handful of artists have ever become remotely popular. Modern art just seems not to be as captivating as older art is. There are plenty of familiar names from hundreds of years ago—Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Michelangelo, and Raphael, among many others. One of the leaders o
Artist You Should Know: Profiles for Kids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This book contains six short profiles of six famous artist. Included profiles: Caravaggio Claude Monet Edvard Munch Frida Kahlo Rembrandt Salvador Dali
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.
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.
What Was Going On: The Life and Times of Marvin Gaye
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
His music is known around the world; with hits like "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" and "How Sweet It Is" Gaye helped create the sound of R&B. But who was Marvin Gaye? From his childhood to his ultimate murder by his own father, this mini biography will give you insight into what inspired the man and his music. LifeCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With each book, a lesser known
Mister Rogers: A Biography of the Wonderful Life of Fred Rogers
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
At it's peak, over 8% of every household in America was tuned into "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." Mister Rogers wholesome message inspired millions of kids to do better. Millions knew the TV personality, but few knew the man behind the cardigan. This book gives a glimpse into what inspired the man who captivated so many viewers. LifeCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With each book,
The Red Priest: The Life of Antonio Vivaldi
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Born in Venice, Italy, Antonio Vivaldi was one of the most influential and highly regarded Baroque composers, although his fame blazed only briefly. He is most remembered for his concertos, particularly “The Four Seasons,” but his overall production was enormous, ranging from orchestral and vocal music for both secular and church settings, as well as opera scores and libretti. In addition, Vivald
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
Joseph Gordon – Levitt: Life and Career
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Norel Spence. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Life in Detail Don't look now, but that nerdy kid with the bad '90s hair from 3rd Rock from the Sun is all grown up. Joseph Gordon-Levitt-- who rose to popularity on the strength of the prominent comedy-- went from dorky kid actor to smoldering leading man in what feels like a heartbeat. After beating indiedom with films like Mysterious Skin and Brick.
La musique des années hippie - de Good Vibrations à Dark Side of the Moon
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Price: $1.28 USD. Words: 13,230. Language: French. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
La musique rock des années hippie : progressive, expérimentale, au-delà des limites... De Good Vibrations à Dark Side of the Moon
Big Eyes and All: The Unofficial Biography of Margaret Keane
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Margaret Keane is one of America's most beloved modern artists. Her influence is seen in everything from Woody Allen's "Sleeper" to Weird Al Yankovic's song "Velvet Elvis." While her paintings are well known, few people know about the trouble life she led or her road to redemption. Find out more about her fascinating life and work in this short biography.
Will Ferrell Bio and Movie Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013 by CATEK International. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
A comprehensive guide to the life and career of Will Ferrell. Covers his film and TV career thoroughly.