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Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture
Joshua Levine.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062740304.  Daedalus Item Code: 79701
 
After the invasion of Poland in 1939, the British Expeditionary Force rushed to the defense of France and Belgium, but were driven to the sea by Hitler's panzer divisions in May 1940. More than ... (Read More)
 
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Edith Head: The Taj Mini Books Series
Isabella Alston & Kathryn Dixon.
Publisher: Bellagio Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781627320221.  Daedalus Item Code: 70555
 
A Hollywood icon, having won an unrivaled eight Oscars for costume design (from 35 nominations), Edith Head also had such a distinctive personality that she appeared as herself or inspired characters ... (Read More)
 
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The Essential Shakespeare Live Encore
Royal Shakespeare Company.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: 2 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9780712351003.  Daedalus Item Code: 73268
 
Following up The Essential Shakespeare Live, this second collection features scenes and speeches taken from Royal Shakespeare Company productions recorded by the British Library and the RSC ... (Read More)
 
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Even This I Get to Experience
Norman Lear.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143127963.  Daedalus Item Code: 73073
 
Although he earned a shelf full of awards and lasting respect for producing such television milestones as All in the Family, Maude, and The Jeffersons, Norman Lear had already ... (Read More)
 
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Faber Pocket Guide: Britten
John Bridcut. James Naughtie, foreword.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571237760.  Daedalus Item Code: 50905
 
Benjamin Britten was one of the great composers of the 20th century, producing a feast of music from an early age and first achieving international fame in 1945 with his opera Peter Grimes. ... (Read More)
 
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Faber Pocket Guide: Handel
Edward Blakeman. Felicity Lott, foreword.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571238316.  Daedalus Item Code: 50906
 
Haydn called him "the master of us all," while Berlioz summed him up as "a great barrel of pork and beer"—and Beethoven proclaimed "Handel is the greatest composer who ever lived.... I would bare my ... (Read More)
 
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Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
James Grissom.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307265692.  Daedalus Item Code: 71427
 
In 1982, Tennessee Williams felt that he had been dismissed by critics; summoning to New Orleans 20-year-old writer, James Grissom—who had written an unsolicited letter to the great playwright asking ... (Read More)
 
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Giuseppe Verdi: Pocket Giants
Daniel Snowman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752493251.  Daedalus Item Code: 63080
 
Deemed the Shakespeare of opera, Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)—the composer of Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, La Traviata, and Aida, as well as Otello and Falstaff—is ... (Read More)
 
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Globe: Life in Shakespeare's London
Catharine Arnold.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781471125706.  Daedalus Item Code: 63159
 
The life of William Shakespeare is inextricably linked with the history of London; as Catharine Arnold tells the story, the great dramatist and the great city came of age together at the turn of the ... (Read More)
 
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Joseph Urban
John Loring.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810990265.  Daedalus Item Code: 53445
 
Illustrated throughout with page-filling color reproductions and archival photos—up to 19 × 11 inches—this monograph celebrates the work of prolific artist, architect, and designer Joseph Urban ... (Read More)
 
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The Knowledge: Jazz
John Fordham.
Publisher: Quadrille.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781849496230.  Daedalus Item Code: 72095
 
It appeared little more than a century ago, transforming the world's music overnight and following its own evolutionary course, yet the paradox of jazz is that, even at its most popular, it remains ... (Read More)
 
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La Bohème: The Complete Opera on Two CDs: The Complete Libretto with Annotations and Critical Historical Commentary
Giacomo Puccini. Mirella Freni, Nicolai Gedda, Mario Sereni, Mario Basiola, Jr. Ferruccio Mazzoli, Mariella Adani & others. Orchestra e Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma. Thomas Schippers, conductor. David Foil, text. William Berger, commentary.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: 3 cloth books & CDs.
ISBN: 9781579125097.  Daedalus Item Code: 70588
 
Giacomo Puccini's wistful tale of the doomed romance between the seamstress Mimi and the poet Rodolfo has been an audience favorite for more than a century. With Thomas Schippers at the helm, this ... (Read More)
 
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