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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 26,360. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
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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
Sacred Monsters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,540. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This book collects more than twenty of celebrated journalist Edmund White's writings on artists and authors, including John Cheever, Patti Smith, Henry James, Mary Cassatt, Paul Bowles, Andy Warhol, John Singer Sargent, Vladimir Nabokov, Auguste Rodin, Edith Wharton, Christopher Isherwood, Martin Amis, Allen Ginsberg, Marguerite Duras, John Rechy, Ford Maddox Ford, David Hockney, and more.
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
La cattedrale di Chartres, Gaudí e la Sagrada Família
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: Italian. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
NotreDame di Chartres e la Sagrada Família di Barcellona rappresentano due pietre miliari dell'architettura e dell'umanità, legate tra loro, nonostrante i sei secoli che le separano, da una stretta relazione. Entrambi i monumenti racchiudono un profondo messaggio che può rimanere nascosto a un turista superificiale, ma che persone esperte che ne sappiano comprendere il linguaggio possono decifrar.
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
Adventures in Filmmaking
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Peter Rowe has made over 200 films and filmed movie stars, exploding nature, wild animals, features, documentaries, television series, politics and pop culture all over the world. He has now told the best, funniest and most entertaining stories of his long career in his book "Adventures in Filmmaking". “A must-read for anyone fascinated by the entertainment industry."-Jeff Willner, Traveledge
Sylvester Stallone: The action Superstar´s Life and Career
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
The Superstar Born on July 6, 1946, in New York City, Sylvester Stallone is one of the most prominent Hollywood action stars of all time, playing such renowned characters as John Rambo and Rocky Balboa. Stallone got his beginning creating and starring in Rocky. The movie was a smash, getting 10 Oscar nods and winning for Finest Image.
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.
Shania Twain Biography Her Life and Career
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Essential Information Arising in the mid - '90s, Shania Twain became the most preferred nation songs artist given that Garth Brooks. Skillfully fusing mainstream, AOR rock manufacturing with country-pop, Twain and her producer/husband, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, produced a commercial juggernaut with her 2nd album, The Woman in Me.
Nelly Furtado Biography: The Music Sensation´s Life and Career
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Profile Born in Victoria, British Columbia on December 12, 1978, Nelly Kim Furtado expanded up in a musical household with her Portuguese moms and dads. At 18, she entered a skill competitors and was uncovered by an impresario. This resulted in a record contract and her very first album Whoa, Nelly! in 2000. Hit songs include "I resemble a" (2000), "Promiscuous" (2006) and "Say it Right" (2007).
Derek Jeter: Yankee Captain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
The Captain Derek Jeter was born on June 26, 1974, in Pequannock, New Jersey. He was drafted by the Yankees in 1992. Throughout 1996, his first full period in the majors, his performance helped the Yankees win the World Series against the Braves. Since then, he's seen the Yankees to Globe Series wins in 1998, 1999, and 2000
Eric Clapton Raw: Legendary Guitarist and Singer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
After leaving the Bluesbreakers for a second and final time in July 1966, Eric joined Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker to form Cream. Comprehensive touring in the UNITED STATE and three solid albums - Fresh Cream, Disraeli Gears, and Wheels of Fire - delivered the band worldwide acclaim. While a member of Cream, he cemented his track record as rock's top guitar player.
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.
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: 9,670. 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.
La catedral de Chartres, Gaudí i la Sagrada Família
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: Catalan. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Notre-Dame de Chartres i la Sagrada Família de Barcelona són dues fites de l’arquitectura i de la humanitat que, malgrat els sis segles que les separen, tenen una sorprenent relació. Ambdós monuments amaguen un profund missatge que pot passar desapercebut al turista superficial, però que pot ser desxifrat per les persones cultes que en coneguin els codis, seguint la llum del sol.
Salvador Dalí y Gala. Enemigos íntimos
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Este libro relata la historia de amor de Salvador Dali y Gala, itinerario de un amor hecho por igual de atracciones y rechazos, de brillo y de miserias. El pintor retrató a su musa por 5 décadas y exalto su belleza y sabiduria en libros, ensayos y declaraciones públicas. Compartieron hambre y privaciones, superaron el desprecio de la cúpula surrealista y vivieron de acuerdo a sus reglas y deseos.