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Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide

By Richard Alleman
  • Writer : Richard Alleman
  • Isbn : 0804137773
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Number of Pages : 512
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Review Counts : 487
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : hollywood.pdf

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The classic guide to who-did-what-where in Los Angeles, on- and off-screen, including: Film & TV locations: the Hollywood Hills house where Barbara Stanwyck seduced Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity...the funky apartment building where William Holden lived in Sunset Boulevard...the exotic Frank Lloyd Wright mansion that's housed everyone from Harrison Ford in Blade Runner to David Boreanaz on TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer....the landmark Art Deco former department store that has doubled for a glamorous hotel in Topper (1936) and an elegant nightclub in The Aviator (2004)... the Halloween and Nightmare on Elm Street houses... the Seinfeld and Alias apartment buildings... the Six Feet Under funeral home...The Brady Bunch and Happy Days houses...the Charlie's Angels office...the real Melrose Place...and many more VIP tours: from legendary studios like Warner Bros., MGM (now Sony Pictures), and Universal to movie-star homes like Barbra Streisand's former Malibu compound… Crime scenes and scandal spots: the driveway where Sal Mineo was murdered, the Nicole Brown Simpson condo, the Sharon Tate estate, Marilyn Monroe's last address, the Beverly Hills Mansion where Bugsy Siegal was rubbed out…the Hollywood hotel where Janice Joplin O.D.’d… Plus: Remarkable new museums...Superstar cemeteries...Historic hotels...Hip clubs and restaurants....Fabulous restored movie palaces… Spectacular movie star mansions and château apartments… Taking movie lovers behind the gates of the exclusive, often hidden world of Tinsel Town, Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide is the ultimate insider's guide to L.A.'s reel attractions.

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  • Publisher : Catapult
  • Isbn Code : 1593765940
  • Number of Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 508
  • Pdf File: the-ice-cream-man-and-other-stories.pdf

Book Excerpt:

“Pink is a keen observer of the culture of minimum-wage jobs and low-rent studio apartments that is the reality of life for all those who don't find a cog space in today’s hyper-capitalist economy.” —The Guardian Cone dealer, sunshine stealer, alleyway counselor, lunch lady to the homeless, friend to the dead, maker of sandwiches. Metal wrangler. Stag among stags. And so it goes—another journey through time spent punched in. A life's work of working for a living. Blood, death, and violence. Dirty dishes, dead roaches, and sparkler-lit nights. Nights ahead and no real fate. So open your mouths because the forecast calls for sprinkles. Thirteen delights, scooped and served. Let it melt down your hand. Let the sun burn your face. It's the ice cream man, and other stories.

Cormac McCarthy’s Philosophy

By Ty Hawkins
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn Code : 3319473670
  • Number of Pages : 145
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reviews : 111
  • Pdf File: cormac-mccarthy-s-philosophy.pdf

Book Excerpt:

This study contends that American writer Cormac McCarthy not only is philosophical, or a “writer of ideas,” but rather that he has a philosophy. Devoting one main chapter to each facet of McCarthy’s thought – his metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics, respectively – the study engages in focused readings of all of McCarthy’s major works. Along the way, the study brings McCarthy’s ideas into conversation with a host of philosophers who range from Plato to Alain Badiou, with figures such as William James, Martin Heidegger, Hannah Arendt, and Slavoj Žižek featured prominently. Situated at the crossroads of literary studies, literary theory, cultural studies, continental philosophy, and theology, the appeal of Cormac McCarthy’s Philosophy is widespread and deeply interdisciplinary.

The Open Road

By Jessica Dunham
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  • Publisher : Moon Travel
  • Isbn Code : 1640499288
  • Number of Pages : 735
  • Category : Travel
  • Reviews : 135
  • Pdf File: the-open-road.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Get inspired and get ready to hit the road with the ultimate guide to America's best road trips! The Open Road: 50 Road Trips in the USA features: Strategic lists and road trip options: Choose from lists of the best coastal drives, cross-country journeys, trips for kids, awe-inspiring views, and more Flexible itineraries: 50 different road trips organized by region gear you up for any adventure, from a weekend getaway to a cross-country trip Can't-miss stops from coast to coast: Leaf-peep along the Blue Ridge Parkway, look for wildflowers on Arizona's Apache Trail, or gaze at the mysterious Marfa Lights blinking over the West Texas desert. Snap selfies with kitschy roadside attractions along Route 66, cross the Continental Divide in Colorado, and fall asleep to the sound of crashing waves at your campsite in Big Sur The best local flavors: Eat your way through Vermont's farms, dairies, orchards, and maple houses or indulge in gulf shrimp and fried okra in the South. Sample oysters and craft beers in Oregon or stop for shave ice along the scenic Oahu Coastal Loop Expert advice from seasoned road-tripper Jessica Dunham Comprehensive planning resources: Easy-to-use maps, helpful info on things to do, lodging, and dining for every route, clear directions to each route's starting point,and tips for minimizing your environmental impact along the way Gorgeous, full-color photos and a fold-out map Essential tips for health and safety on the road, navigating weather conditions, strategies for road-tripping with kids and four-legged friends, and playlists and podcasts to soundtrack your adventure Whether you're hugging the coast or driving the Loneliest Road, find your adventure with The Open Road: 50 Road Trips in the USA. For more in-depth information on a specific road trip, check out Moon's bestselling road trip guides.

Letters to the Dead: Things I Wish I'd Said

By Ann Palmer
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  • Publisher : CCB Publishing
  • Isbn Code : 1771431261
  • Number of Pages : 362
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 854
  • Pdf File: letters-to-the-dead.pdf

Book Excerpt:

With loving respect and a desire to pay homage to many who have passed on and to help keep their personalities and talents alive in the public's mind, I wrote letters to the following celebrities and special people in my life: Orson Welles, Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bill Bryant, Howard Hawks, Robert Mitchum, David Janssen, Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Steve McQueen, Natalie Wood, Milton Krasner, Walter Matthau, Ray Walston, Rock Hudson, Cornel Wilde, Gardner McKay, Fred Holliday, John Carroll, Rex Harrison, Jessica Tandy & Hume Cronin, Richard Burton, Desmond Llewelyn, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Leon Shamroy, Stuart Lyons, Joan Jones, Arthur Shields, Harry Guardino, Nick Colasanto, Vince Edwards, Red Skelton, Bob Hope, Jayne Mansfield, Joan Crawford, Charles Bronson, Leon Mirell, Rick Jason, Richard E. Lyons, John Bernardino, Norma Connolly, Emily McLaughlin, David Lewis. And my family and friends: Richard Castle, Helen Coffey, Mary, Jack Kogel, my father, my mother, Dr. Richard E. Goodrich, and my daughter Debbie. This is my last tribute to many of those wonderful souls that passed through my life that I honor in this way.

Grace

By R.T. Kendall
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Charisma Media
  • Isbn Code : 1599798166
  • Number of Pages : 224
  • Category : Religion
  • Reviews : 798
  • Pdf File: grace.pdf

Book Excerpt:

DIV You don't deserve it. You can't buy it. You can't live without it. Many believers wrestle with grace and with the notion of doing better or trying harder in living the Christian life. Best-selling author R. T. Kendall explains that you are totally acceptable to God through faith in Christ. You are justified freely as a gift. You are a winner before you start. You are accepted before you have done anything. Discover how God’s grace covers failure and sin, and justifies you freely as a gift. Within these pages, you will be encouraged as you find new freedom, revelation, and joy in this in-depth study of the Ten Commandments. Some of the life lessons that Kendall shares in this message include: • What a glorious goal God has for each of His children • How to view this world as a temporary place • Why it is important not to put down deep roots in this culture • When to say no to the pressures of this world • Why being good isn’t enough to get you into heaven God has a particular and personal delight in you. He will always love and cherish you. /div

The Bride & Groom Thank-You Guide

By Sharon Naylor Toris
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn Code : 1440625018
  • Number of Pages : 256
  • Category : Reference
  • Reviews : 447
  • Pdf File: the-bride-groom-thank-you-guide.pdf

Book Excerpt:

How can I ever thank you? Thank-you notes are essential-but they don't have to be torturous to write and stilting to read. With this concise guide, modern couples can make the task easy while adding essential personal touches to each note they send. Filled with information on everything about writing the perfect thank-you, including: - Modern technology like email, DVDs, and videostreaming-to use or not to use? - The top 15 thank-you mistakes-and how to avoid them - A thank-you thesaurus - How to word thank-yous for non-traditional gifts, including charitable donations and honeymoon registries - Thanking the bridal party and other special people - Creating unique cards with stamp art, photos, and more - Thank-you checklists, shopping lists, and a writing timetable

State Constitutional Landmarks

By George Winterton
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Federation Press
  • Isbn Code : 9781862876071
  • Number of Pages : 458
  • Category : Australia
  • Reviews : 997
  • Pdf File: state-constitutional-landmarks.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Fifteen landmark cases and controversies of parliamentary government in the Australian colonies and States are recounted in all their political and legal drama by some of Australias leading constitutional scholars. Topics covered include the amazing saga of Justice Boothby in the 1860s; Privy Council decisions establishing the plenary power of colonial legislatures; the dismissal of New South Wales (NSW) Premier Jack Lang in 1932; the resolution of deadlocks between State legislative Houses; the making of the Australia Acts 1986; debate on the separation of judicial power in the States; the survival of the NSW Legislative Council; the power to expel an MP in NSW; one-vote, one-value in Western Australia; affirmation of the rule of law in Western Australia; the Franca Arena saga in NSW; and the power to force ministers to produce documents in NSW.

The Merchant Prince of Poverty Row

By Bernard F. Dick
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Isbn Code : 0813153328
  • Number of Pages : 242
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 894
  • Pdf File: the-merchant-prince-of-poverty-row.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Ben Hecht called him "White Fang," and director Charles Vidor took him to court for verbal abuse. The image of Harry Cohn as vulgarian is such a part of Hollywood lore that it is hard to believe there were other Harry Cohns: the only studio president who was also head of production; the ex-song plugger who scrutinized scripts and grilled writers at story conferences; a man who could see actresses as either "broads" or goddesses. Drawing on personal interviews as well as previously unstudied source material (conference notes, memos, and especially the teletypes between Harry and his brother, Jack), Bernard Dick offers a radically different portrait of the man who ran Columbia Pictures—and who "had to be boss"—from 1932 to 1958.

Romero Pools

By Alyssa Hall
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Isbn Code : 1039131182
  • Number of Pages : 266
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 333
  • Pdf File: romero-pools.pdf

Book Excerpt:

TOO MANY SECRETS Twenty-three-year-old Marin is trying to move on. It’s been three years since the tragic car crash that left her and Tyler in comas. Now having started a new life in Tucson, she is trying hard to leave the past behind. But Tyler had been the love of her life and, not really knowing what had been his fate, she just can’t let him go. While hiking near Romero Pools, in the Santa Catalina Mountains, hoping for some solace, Marin discovers a badly injured Adam high on the mountain trail. Marin finds him easy to talk to, and while they make their way to safety, she tells him her incredible story of survival and loss. But she also reveals there are mysteries around the accident and its aftermath that continue to confound her, making it hard for her to get on with her life. Before his return to Toronto, Adam is unable to re-connect with Marin to repay her kindness in seeing him safely down the mountain. Once back in Canada, feeling he wants to do something to thank Marin, Adam makes it his mission to find some answers and help uncover some of the secrets that plague her. With only a few details, Adam doesn’t have much to go on, so he enlists the help of a private detective in Washington, where the car crash happened. As each new detail emerges, Adam inadvertently begins to unravel a much bigger story of secrets, lies . . . and possibly murder.

The Aromatherapy Handbook

By Daniele Ryman
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Isbn Code : 1448117402
  • Number of Pages : 192
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reviews : 773
  • Pdf File: the-aromatherapy-handbook.pdf

Book Excerpt:

In Aromatherapy Handbook Danièle Ryman describes how to blend oils for a glowing skin, adding lustre to hair and preventing aging. Simple to use and packed with hints and tips, her book provides a complete guide to the healing properties of aromatherapy and its use in curing skin disorders, poor circulation, cellulite, sinusitis and bronchial troubles.