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The Thorn Birds

By Colleen McCullough
  • ISBN Code: : 1781852510
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus
  • Pages : 688
  • Category : Fiction
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A sweeping saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Outback.

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  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 340
  • Pdf File: chicken-soup-for-the-soul.pdf

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom will touch the heart of any mother with its stories of gratitude, joy, love, and learning from children of all ages. A mother’s job is never done, but in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom, she gets the praise she deserves. Children of all ages share their words of thanks in these touching, heartfelt stories. This book will bring any mother joy, inspiration, and humor, and show her that the kids were paying attention after all.

Henry Mancini

By John Caps
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  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Book Code : 0252093844
  • Total of Pages : 312
  • Category : Music
  • Members : 304
  • Pdf File: henry-mancini.pdf

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Henry Mancini, the first publicly successful and personally recognizable film composer in history, has practically become a Hollywood brand name. In his lifetime, he sold thirty million albums and won four Oscars and twenty Grammy awards. Through Mancini, mere background music in movies became part of pop culture--an expression of sophistication and wit with a modern sense of cool and a lasting lyricism that has not dated. The first comprehensive study of Mancini's music, Henry Mancini: Reinventing Film Music describes how the composer served as a bridge between the Big Band period of World War II and the impatient eclecticism of the Baby Boomer generation, between the grand formal orchestral film scores of the past and a modern American minimalist approach. Mancini's sound seemed to capture the bright, confident, welcoming voice of the middle class's new efficient life: interested in pop songs and jazz, in movies and television, in outreach politics but also conventional stay-at-home comforts. As John Caps shows, Mancini easily combined it all in his music. Mancini wrote his first dramatic music for a radio series in 1950. By the mid-1960s, he wielded influence in Hollywood and around the world with his iconic scores: dynamic jazz for the noirish detective TV show Peter Gunn, the sly theme from The Pink Panther, and his wistful folk song "Moon River" from Breakfast at Tiffany's. Following the evolution of Mancini's style, Caps traces the history of movie scoring in general: from the jazz-pop of the 1960s to the edgier, electro-funk harmonies of the Watergate 1970s, from the revisionist 1980s marked by New Age trends and new jazz chords to the frustrating New Hollywood of the 1990s when films were made by committees of lawyers rather than by artisans. Through insightful close readings of key films, Caps traces Mancini's collaborations with important directors and shows how he homed in on specific dramatic or comic aspects of each film to create musical effects through clever instrumentation, eloquent melodies, and the strong narrative qualities of his scores. Accessible and engaging, this fresh view of Mancini's oeuvre and influence will delight and inform fans of film and popular music.

A Thematic Exploration of Twentieth-Century Western Literature

By Jiang Chengyong
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1000514811
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 785
  • Pdf File: a-thematic-exploration-of-twentieth-century-western-literature.pdf

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The twentieth century witnessed dramatic changes in terms of the structure of society, economics, politics, science and technology, driving a change in western literature from traditional to modern: old value systems were shattered; writing approaches and aesthetics changed; writers began to explore the psychological world and expand the discussion of man and modern civilization. This title takes classic literature by European and American authors of the twentieth-century as research objects in order to comprehensively explore their thoughts, values, aesthetics and narratives. Six major themes are used as units for analysis—existential meaning, self-identity, war and human nature, growing confusion, love and marriage, and anti-Utopia. The authors argue that the six themes extend the themes of traditional literature and epitomize the unique characteristics of twentieth-century western literature. The book will be of interest to students and scholars of literature, especially Western literature and twentieth-century literature.

The Sundance Kid

By William Schoell,Lawrence J. Quirk
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  • Publisher : Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Book Code : 1589796268
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 680
  • Pdf File: the-sundance-kid.pdf

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1969 was Robert Redford's breakout year, when he starred with Paul Newman in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Since that time he was continuously successful, either as an actor or director. His concern for the environment, particularly in the American West, has made him an important spokesman for conservation, often lending his name to causes and charities that help support preservation and endangered species. This comprehensive biography is based on extensive interviews with friends and colleagues, as well as assistance provided by Redford himself.

Master, You're Out Of Favour

By Lin QianSheng
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  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Book Code : 1649913982
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 468
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She, the peerless genius of both poison and medical cultivation, had been accidentally assassinated, and was the good-for-nothing eldest miss of the Yun Family from the Cheng Dong Yue Empire. Trash? The heaven-defying beasts were so powerful that they could shake the entire world. The divine grade pellets were easy to obtain. As he continued to level up, he continued to abuse the scum of men and women. Whoever bullied her would receive it a thousand times more. See how she stirs up the universe and kills the world. A certain Lord didn't know what to do to make that unromantic girl fall in love with him. Who knew that the little girl would wave her big sleeve, "Come and pick me up! If you pick it up, it's yours! "

Assault of the Killer B's

By Jason Paul Collum
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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 0786480416
  • Total of Pages : 197
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 533
  • Pdf File: assault-of-the-killer-b-s.pdf

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The women who starred in low-budget cult movies created many memorable experiences for those fans of late night flicks such as Saturday Night Frights, Movie Macabre and Up All Night. Brinke Stevens, who played Linda in The Slumber Party Massacre, recalls, "Suddenly I was riding in limos, flying to foreign countries for film festivals, appearing on dozens of popular talk and entertainment TV shows, and truly feeling like a glamorous movie star." This collection of revealing interviews provides insights into the lives of 20 cult film actresses. They discuss the pros and cons of making these movies and the directions their careers have taken since. Among the films they starred in are Night of the Living Dead, The Slumber Party Massacre, Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween, Sleepaway Camp and Elvira's Haunted Hills.

Bestsellers: Popular Fiction since 1900

By C. Bloom
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 0230287492
  • Total of Pages : 306
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 935
  • Pdf File: bestsellers.pdf

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This guide and reference work of all of the bestselling books, authors and genres since the beginning of the 20th century, provides an insight into over 100 years of publishing and reading as well as taking us on a journey into the heart of the British imagination.