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High School
By MCD
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ean: 9780374169947, isbn: 0374169942,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
From the iconic musicians Tegan and Sara comes a memoir about high school, detailing their first loves and first songs in a compelling look back at their humble beginningsHigh School is the revelatory and unique coming-of-age story of Sara and Tegan Quin, identical twins from Calgary, Alberta, who grew up at the height of grunge and rave culture in the nineties, well before they became the celebrated musicians and global LGBTQ icons we know today. While grappling with their identity and sexualit


That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea
By Little, Brown and Company
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ean: 9780316530200, isbn: 0316530204,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
In the tradition of Phil Knight's Shoe Dog comes the incredible untold story of how Netflix went from concept to company-all revealed by co-founder and first CEO Marc Randolph. Once upon a time, brick-and-mortar video stores were king. Late fees were ubiquitous, video-streaming unheard was of, and widespread DVD adoption seemed about as imminent as flying cars. Indeed, these were the widely accepted laws of the land in 1997, when Marc Randolph had an idea. It was a simple thought-leveraging the


More Than Pretty: Doing the Soul Work that Uncovers Your True Beauty
By Howard Books
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ean: 9781501188664, isbn: 1501188666,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Grammy Award–winning gospel singer, television star, and radio host Erica Campbell speaks to women of all shapes and sizes, demonstrating that true beauty is found not in external appearances, but in celebrating the person God made you to be.So many young women struggle with issues of low self-esteem, depression, self-degradation, and other unhealthy habits that manifest on the outside what’s happening on the inside. And the rise of social media and the emphasis on beauty as validation for s


Johnny Cash: The Redemption of an American Icon
By Salem Books
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ean: 9781621579748, isbn: 1621579743,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Join Greg Laurie, pastor and bestselling author of Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon, as he takes you on a personal journey into the life and legend of Johnny Cash. At the peak of his career, Cash had done it all—living the ultimate rags-to-riches story of growing up on a cotton farm in the Deep South to becoming a Nashville and Hollywood sensation, singing alongside heroes like Elvis Presley and performing for several American presidents. But through all of this, Cash was t


Thierry Mugler: Couturissime
By Phaidon Press
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mpn: 28932791, ean: 9780714879413, isbn: 071487941X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
The definitive book on the iconic couturier and fashion revolutionary Thierry Mugler Thierry Mugler has, since the creation of his label in 1974, continuously revolutionized contemporary fashion with his singular, imaginative vision. Beyond creating his iconic ready-to-wear and haute couture garments, Mugler inhabits multiple worlds as a photographer, director, choreographer, and perfumer. Oversized and richly illustrated with 450 images, this book is a luxury object fit for the haute couture wo


Savini: The Biography
By Dark Ink
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ean: 9781943201303, isbn: 1943201307,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
**This is not the Limited Edition Coffee Table Version, that version is only available through Dark Ink directly.  This is the mass market hardcover edition. What can you say about Tom Savini? Well, the facts work just fine for this multi-hit wonder. He created the zombies and all of the iconic special makeup effects for the mother of all zombie movies, DAWN OF THE DEAD. He created Jason, one of the most prolific movie villains of all time, for the movie franchise FRIDAY THE 13THand for the m


The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star
By Pocket Books
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ean: 9780743486286, isbn: 0743486285,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
The notorious co-founder of the legendary rock band Mötley Crüe presents a candid and harrowing account of his own descent into the hell of drug addiction, describing the impact of heroin on his life and the band. 50,000 first printing.Used Book in Good Condition.


A History of the English-Speaking Peoples (The Birth of Britain / The New World / The Age of Revolution / The Great Democracies)
By Example Product Brand
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ean: 9780880294270, isbn: 0880294272,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
1993, Barnes & Noble 4 volume boxed set. Volume One: The Birth of Britain; Volume Two: The New World; Volume Three: The Age of Revolution; Volume Four: The Great Democracies. ISBN 0-88029-427-2Wnston S. Churchill. Anglo-American History.


Freddie Mercury: A Life, In His Own Words
By Independently published
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ean: 9781688967489, isbn: 1688967486,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
''Freddie Mercury: A Life, In His Own Words'' is the nearest thing to Freddie’s autobiography as it is possible to achieve. A moving, witty, often irreverent collection of quotes (or interview transcript) from the man himself, covering an extraordinary life, meticulously edited together by Queen’s long time archivists, with a Foreword by Freddie's mum. An essential read not just for fans of Queen and their iconic frontman, but anyone intrigued to know more about one of music’s most endeari


Crazy Brave: A Memoir
By W W Norton Company
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ean: 9780393345438, isbn: 0393345432,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
A “raw and honest” (Los Angeles Review of Books) memoir from the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States.In this transcendent memoir, grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry, Joy Harjo details her journey to becoming a poet. Born in Oklahoma, the end place of the Trail of Tears, Harjo grew up learning to dodge an abusive stepfather by finding shelter in her imagination, a deep spiritual life, and connection with the natural world. Narrating the complexities of


The Choice: Embrace the Possible
By Scribner
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mpn: YES58798480, ean: 9781501130793, isbn: 150113079X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
A New York Times Bestseller “I’ll be forever changed by Dr. Eger’s story…The Choice is a reminder of what courage looks like in the worst of times and that we all have the ability to pay attention to what we’ve lost, or to pay attention to what we still have.”—Oprah “Dr. Eger’s life reveals our capacity to transcend even the greatest of horrors and to use that suffering for the benefit of others. She has found true freedom and forgiveness and shows us how we can as well.” —


Face to Face: The Art of Human Connection
By Simon & Schuster
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ean: 9781501147722, isbn: 1501147722,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Featured on CBS This Morning, Squawk Box, MSNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fast Company, The New York Times, and more. “Reading Face to Face is like being a fly on the wall, watching Brian Grazer work his magic. Utterly entertaining, this is how you become Hollywood’s best producer.” —Malcolm Gladwell, author of Talking to Strangers Legendary Hollywood producer and author of the bestselling A Curious Mind, Brian Grazer is back with a captivating new book about the life-changing ways we can


Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge
By Sarah Crichton Books
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ean: 9780374282233, isbn: 0374282234,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
A remarkably candid biography of the remarkably candid―and brilliant―Carrie FisherIn her 2008 bestseller, Girls Like Us, Sheila Weller―with heart and a profound feeling for the times―gave us a surprisingly intimate portrait of three icons: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon. Now she turns her focus to one of the most loved, brilliant, and iconoclastic women of our time: the actress, writer, daughter, and mother Carrie Fisher.Weller traces Fisher’s life from her Hollywood royal


Useless Magic: Lyrics and Poetry
By Crown Archetype
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ean: 9780525577157, isbn: 0525577157,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Lyrics and never-before-seen poetry and sketches from the iconic musician of Florence and the MachineSongs can be incredibly prophetic, like subconscious warnings or messages to myself, but I often don't know what I'm trying to say till years later. Or a prediction comes true and I couldn't do anything to stop it, so it seems like a kind of useless magic.


Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender: A Life in Pictures
By Carlton Books
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mpn: 54784842, ean: 9781787392588, isbn: 1787392589,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
This fully authorized, visually stunning tribute to the incomparable Freddie Mercury gives fans unprecedented access to one of the world’s greatest performers.Foreword by Rami Malek, Oscar-winning star ofBohemian Rhapsody! Widely known as an electric showman with no equal, Freddie Mercury’s death in 1991 left the world mourning. This colorful, official volume, filled with rare images and insightful text, painstakingly recounts all aspects of Mercury’s colorful, fascinating life. It follows


The Art & Science of Respect: A Memoir by James Prince
By N-The-Water Publishing
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ean: 9780999837009, isbn: 0999837001,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
For decades, serial entrepreneur James Prince presided over Rap-A-Lot Records, one of the first and most successful independent rap labels. In his memoir, he explains how he earned his reputation as one of the most respected men in Hip Hop. By staying true to his three principles of heart, loyalty, and commitment, and an unwavering faith in God, he has defeated many adversaries. Whether battling the systemic cycle of poverty, record label executives, boxing promoters, or corrupt DEA agents, Prin


Leonardo. The Complete Paintings and Drawings
By TASCHEN
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ean: 9783836576253, isbn: 3836576252,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Unmatched in his ingenuity, technical prowess, and curiosity, Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) epitomizes the humanistic ideal of the Renaissance man: a peerless master of painting, sculpture, cartography, anatomy, architecture―and more. Simultaneously captivating art historians, collectors, and the millions who flock yearly to admire his works, Leonardo’s appeal is as diffuse as were his preoccupations. His images permeate nearly every facet of Western culture―The Vitruvian Man is engraved


Hollywood Black: The Stars, the Films, the Filmmakers (Turner Classic Movies)
By Running Press Adult
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mpn: 47774468, ean: 9780762491414, isbn: 0762491418,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
The films, the stars, the filmmakers-all get their due in Hollywood Black, a sweeping overview of blacks in film from the silent era through Black Panther, with striking photos and an engrossing history by award-winning author Donald Bogle.The story opens in the silent film era, when white actors in blackface often played black characters, but also saw the rise of independent African American filmmakers, including the remarkable Oscar Micheaux. It follows the changes in the film industry with th



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