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The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta & Claribel Cone
By Mary Gabriel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction
For four and a half decades, Etta and Claribel Cone roamed artists' studios and art galleries in Europe, building one of the largest, most important art collections in the world. In 1949, they awarded all their holdings to the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 2002, that collection was valued at nearly $1 billion, making them two of the most philanthropic art collectors of our age. This is their story.
Talking with Twentieth-Century Men
By Peter Watson Jenkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,370. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The souls of 21 famous men talk through the leading channel Toni Ann Winninger, about their past life and view of Earth today. They are: Frank Lloyd Wright, Picasso, Patton, Babe Ruth, Hemingway, Louis Armstrong, Walt Disney, George Orwell, Robert Oppenheimer, Jesse Owens, Sinatra,Yehudi Menuhin, Sam Walton, James Baldwin, Peter Sellers, Andy Warhol, Martin Luther King, Elvis Presley, John Lennon.
Chasing the Minotaur
By Terry Hayman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,080. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
When his wife of twenty years dies in his arms of cancer, celebrated New York painter Emery Lake withdraws from painting and from life. To save him, his grown daughter arranges a house exchange in the south of France. But in the foothills of the Mont Sainte-Victoire, Emery discovers the long-dead painters Picasso, Renoir, Cezanne, and Van Gogh walk, paint, scheme, and love. Is it magic or madness?
The Riviera Set: From Queen Victoria to Princess Grace
By Lita-Rose Betcherman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction
Picasso to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Winston Churchill to sex kitten Brigitte Bardot. The glorious strip of Mediterranean beach stretching from Marseilles to Monaco still attracts writers, artists, film stars, and scoundrels. Betcherman's rich account will delight tourists and armchair travelers alike.
French Sketches: Cap d'Antibes and the Murphys
By Paul A. Myers
Series: French Sketches, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Gerald and Sara Murphy, a wealthy young American couple, arrived in Paris in 1921 and walked into the Modernist cultural revolution sweeping through France. They were charter members of the Lost Generation chronicled so poignantly by Ernest Hemingway in "The Sun Also Rises." In 1925 the couple moved into their beautiful home, the Villa America, on Cap d'Antibes where they famously entertained.
Paris Poems
By Jim Chevallier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
Paris, art, poetry - they go together so well. This original collection includes a number of poems on Paris, the Seine, the gargoyles of Notre Dame, the shifting moods of the city and the nostalgia it inspires. A quirky homage to garlic ("Saloon") is followed by a number of poems on great art (Picasso, Renoir, Japanese prints). The collection ends with an elegy to the author's mother.
The 4 Types of Artists – Starving, Dying, Dead, and Rich!
By Shafali The Caricaturist
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
How many types of artists lurk around in this overpopulated world? The caricaturist took it upon herself to answer this question that few have dared to ask and even fewer have dared to answer. There are 4 types and 4 types only. The Starving, the Dying, the Dead, and the Rich! You don't agree...do you? That tiny muscle jumping at the corner of your lip tells me that you don't believe me...
The Case of the Lifted Laptop
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction
Kendall and Jamie's cousin is going skating with them, but has left her helmet upstairs in her mother's office. They go up to discover that her expensive new laptop computer is missing. There are only two other people in the building and both say they didn't take it. Who is lying and how can they tell? Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven mysteries.
Cerulean Blue
By Andie Scott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,860. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
What happens when you walk into a painting of Hell and find the Devil? By the way it's all your mother's fault! When Leon and his friends, Manny and Jude try to rescue his errant mother, reality changes and the predicted end of the world 21.12.12 starts happening A fantasy novel (11+) skillfully written to weave together art history and scientific fact with myths and legends to take you into dream
For the Love of Picasso and the Solar eclipse
By Atabo Mohammed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,850. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
Dr Nicole Ingermanson's life used to be normal until the day old Maggie whispers her last word into her ear... It's a name- a strange name...