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A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907–1940
Victoria Wilson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780684831688.  Daedalus Item Code: 54024
 
Frank Capra called her "the greatest emotional actress the screen has yet known." Barbara Stanwyck was one of Hollywood's most natural, timeless, and yet underrated stars; her astonishing film career ... (Read More)
 
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The Love & Wars of Lina Prokofiev
Simon Morrison.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846557316.  Daedalus Item Code: 50892
 
In the winter of 1948, Lina Prokofiev—the wife of composer Serge Prokofiev—was alone in her Moscow apartment one night when the telephone rang. The caller insisted that she come downstairs to collect ... (Read More)
 
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Love Song: The Lives of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Ethan Mordden.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312676575.  Daedalus Item Code: 43008
 
The preeminent historian of Broadway, Ethan Mordden here gives us the romantic and creative partnership of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, chronicling their entwined careers against the background of the ... (Read More)
 
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Mick Jagger
Philip Norman.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061944857.  Daedalus Item Code: 44356
 
"A great band, said the letter from Decca, one of Britain's major record labels, but you'll never get anywhere with that singer. Mick Jagger, voice and all, has always been one of a kind. [Philip] ... (Read More)
 
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Mick Jagger: The Photobook
François Hébel, foreword.
Publisher: Contrasto.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9788869652905.  Daedalus Item Code: 41390
 
"His extremely distinctive face has made him the archetypal rock star: Mick Jagger is universal," notes François Hébel in the introduction to this remarkable album. From Cecil Beaton to Herb Ritts, ... (Read More)
 
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Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love (And a Few You Love to Hate)
Richard Corliss. Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher, foreword.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476738260.  Daedalus Item Code: 51617
 
In this irresistible tour of movie motherhood, film critic and historian Richard Corliss explores the many ways Hollywood and its leading ladies have celebrated, vilified, and otherwise memorialized ... (Read More)
 
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Movies of the 2000s
Jürgen Müller, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9783836501972.  Daedalus Item Code: 50160
 
From the fantastical special effects masterpieces Lord of the Rings and Avatar to such entertaining fare as the Bourne action films, the Harry Potter series, Moulin Rouge, and ... (Read More)
 
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Music & Monarchy: A History of Britain in Four Movements
David Starkey & Katie Greening.
Publisher: BBC Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849906814.  Daedalus Item Code: 52367
 
Showcasing a monarch's power, prestige, and taste, music has been the lifeblood of many a royal dynasty. Featuring 16 pages of color illustrations, this history by the author of Royal River ... (Read More)
 
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Neil Young: A Life in Pictures
Colin Irwin.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847329653.  Daedalus Item Code: 51742
 
Despite his successes as an innovator and inspiration to other musicians and songwriters, Neil Young has refused to be typified or even pinned down, restlessly changing styles and directions through ... (Read More)
 
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O'Neill (2-Volume Set): Son and Playwright; Son and Artist
Louis Sheaffer.
Publisher: Cooper Square.   Format: 2 vols., pap.
Daedalus Item Code: 21967
 
(1974 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography) The most lauded playwright in American history, Eugene O'Neill won four Pulitzer Prizes and the Nobel Prize for a body of work that ... (Read More)
 
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Piano 300: Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos
Cynthia Adams Hoover, Patrick Rucker & Edwin M. Good.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780929847085.  Daedalus Item Code: 51538
 
Celebrating the tricentennial of the piano's invention in Florence by Bartolomeo Cristofori, this abundantly illustrated book is a companion volume to the hugely popular Smithsonian Institution ... (Read More)
 
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Ready for a Brand New Beat: How "Dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America
Mark Kurlansky.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594487224.  Daedalus Item Code: 43127
 
Can a song change a nation? Lauded for such food-based chronicles as Cod, The Big Oyster, and Salt, Mark Kurlansky returns here to the pop-culture vein of 1968: The Year that ... (Read More)
 
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