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Palinsesto: Una memoria

Gore Vidal racconta la sua vita di scrittore controcorrente nella prospettiva critica propria dellImpero Americano. Dalladolescenza a Washington quale nipote del senatore T.P. Gore allapprendistato letterario e alla scandalosa rivelazione della propria omosessualita; dal periodo di lavoro per Hollywood alla vicinanza affettuosa alla famiglia Kennedy e agli appassionati

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Jefferson the President: Second Term, 1805-1809(Jefferson and His Time 5)

Jefferson The President, Second Term 1805-1809: Vol 5, Jefferson And His Time, by Malone, Dumas

Genre: Biography

Princess Alice: The Life and Times of Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Known as the other Washington monument, Alice Roosevelt Longworth knew personally every president from Benjamin Harrison to Jimmy Carter, and for over 70 years reigned as Washingtons grandest grande dame. Here is both the delightful and the dark sides of her life.

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Ad?: Aylin

...Yukseltilmis sahnede kapag? ac?k, maun bir tabut duruyordu. Uzun bir s?ra olusturan insanlar, tabutta yatan albay uniformal? Amerikan subay?n? selamlay?p, iclerinden dua ya da veda ederek, tabutun bas?ndan ayr?l?nca, yanan yurekleriyle gelip salondaki koltuklarda yerlerini al?yorlard?. Herkes etrafa hakim olan ordu duzeninin sayg?nl?g?n? kutsar gibi sessizce agl?yordu..

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Who Was Frida Kahlo?(Who Was/Is...?)

You can always recognize a painting by Kahlo because she is in nearly all--with her black braided hair and colorful Mexican outfits. A brave woman who was an invalid most of her life, she transformed herself into a living work of art. As famous for her self-portraits and haunting imagery as she was for her marriage to another famous artist, Diego Rivera, this strong and co

Genre: Biography

I. Asimov(The Autobiography of Isaac Asimov 3)

Arguably the greatest science fiction writer who ever lived, Isaac Asimov also possessed one of the most brilliant and original minds of our time. His accessible style and far-reaching interests in subjects ranging from science to humor to history earned him the nickname the Great Explainer. I. Asimov is his personal story�vivid, open, and honest�as only Asimov himself c

Genre: Biography

Esquivel! Space-Age Sound Artist

Juan Garcia Esquivel was born in Mexico and grew up to the sounds of mariachi bands. He loved music and became a musical explorer. Defying convention, he created music that made people laugh and planted images in their minds. Juan�s space-age lounge music�popular in the fifties and sixties�has found a new generation of listeners. And Duncan Tonatiuh�s fresh and quirky illu

Genre: Biography

Smrt je neprovjerena glasina

U sedamdeset poglavlja, u sedamdeset autenticnih, uzbudljivih, neverovatnih i provokativnih prica, predstavljeni srpski reziser Emir Kusturica, otvara porodicni album, ispisuje svoju biografiju i sjajno oslikava drugu polovinu 20. veka i prvu deceniju 21. veka. I autobiografija, i hronika, i svojevrsni film sastavljen od prica u kojima Kusturica, opisujuci i ljude i dogada

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Eisenhower: Soldier And President

Published to coincide with the centennial of Eisenhowers birth, this volume takes us through Eisenhowers military career, his leadership as Allied Supreme Commander, his presidency and his relations with family, friends and such world figures as Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, McCarthy and others.

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The Daring Mission of William Tyndale(A Long Line of Godly Men Profile)

Early in the sixteenth century, legislative decree in England controlled people�s access to the Scriptures and prohibited an English Bible. But theologian and linguist, William Tyndale, was determined to provide his fellow countrymen with Scripture they could read. In The Daring Mission of William Tyndale, the latest addition to the Long Line of Godly Men series, Dr. Steve

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