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Built

Author : Jay Crownover
ISBN : 9780062385956
Genre : Fiction
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Sometimes a real hero lets you save yourself . . . Sayer Cole and Zeb Fuller couldn’t be more different. She’s country club and fine-dining, he’s cell-block and sawdust. Sayer spends her days in litigation while Zeb spends his working with his hands. But none of that has stopped Zeb from wanting the stunning blonde since the moment he laid eyes on her—even if the reserved lawyer seems determinedly oblivious to his interest. Sayer is certain the rough, hard, hot-as-hell Zeb could never want someone as closed off and restrained as she is, which is a shame because something tells her he might be the guy to finally melt her icy exterior. When he shows up at Sayer’s door needing her professional help, she’s both disappointed and relieved that she won’t get the chance to find out just how good he could be. But as they team up to right a wrong and save a family, the steam created when fire and ice collide cannot be ignored. “Crownover weaves a tale that touches every emotion and keeps the pages turning.” —Liliana Hart, New York Times bestselling author
Category: Fiction

Savages And Saints

Author : Bob Herzberg
ISBN : 9780786451821
Genre : Performing Arts
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The history of American Indians on screen can be compared to a light shining through a prism. We may have seen bits and pieces of the genuine culture portrayed, but rarely did we see a satisfying and informative whole picture. Savages and Saints deals with the changing image of the American Indian in the Western film genre, contrasting the fictionalized images of native Americans portrayed in classic films against the historical reality of life on the American frontier. The book tells the stories of frontier warriors, Indian and white, revealing how their stories were often drastically altered on screen according to the times the films were made, the stars involved in the film’s production, and the social/political beliefs of the filmmakers. Studio correspondence, letters from government files, and passages from western novels adapted for the screen are used to illustrate the various points. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
Category: Performing Arts

Shadows On The Land

Author : James M. Vesely
ISBN : 9780595137992
Genre : Fiction
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Shadows on the Land is the third and final volume of the Corrales Valley Trilogy. The story resumes near the turn of the twentieth century, and follows the final tragedy of the Bonneau brothers and the coming of age of Gaetano Perna. After being wounded in the trenches of France, young James Parrish returns home to marry lovely Emily MacKenzie. They move a small herd onto Corrales land and put down roots as the first Anglos in the village. With the help of her husband’s grizzled cowhands, Emily learns the ranching business. In the ‘20s and ‘30s, bootlegging and racial hatred impact upon the people of the village. Little Rueben, the lame son of Amos Apodaca is helped by the infamous Al Capone, while Gaetano Perna’s son, Santo, runs afoul of the ruthless Chicago gangster. The Parrish ranch is the scene of murderous vengeance as the Ku Klux Klan spread their message of hate and fear throughout the Southwest. Finally, there is the shock of Pearl Harbor. Young friends Joe Apodaca and Holt Parrish find themselves swept up in the horror of the Bataan Death March, while Holt’s younger brother, Lee, pilots a B-25 over the jungles of Burma, and crippled Rueben is an awed eyewitness to the dawn of the nuclear age in the desert wastes of Alamagordo.
Category: Fiction

The Americana

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105015726313
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Alaska

Author : James A. Michener
ISBN : 9780804151429
Genre : Fiction
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In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present. As his characters struggle for survival, Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaska’s story: its brutal origins; the American acquisition; the gold rush; the tremendous growth and exploitation of the salmon industry; the arduous construction of the Alcan Highway, undertaken to defend the territory during World War II. A spellbinding portrait of a human community fighting to establish its place in the world, Alaska traces a bold and majestic saga of the enduring spirit of a land and its people. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Hawaii. Praise for Alaska “Few will escape the allure of the land and people [Michener] describes. . . . Alaska takes the reader on a journey through one of the bleakest, richest, most foreboding, and highly inviting territories in our Republic, if not the world. . . . The characters that Michener creates are bigger than life.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review “Always the master of exhaustive historical research, Michener tracks the settling of Alaska [in] vividly detailed scenes and well-developed characters.”—Boston Herald “Michener is still, sentence for sentence, writing’s fastest attention grabber.”—The New York Times
Category: Fiction

Clive Cussler

Author : Stuart Leuthner
ISBN : 9781936529063
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Books by Clive Cussler, grand master of adventure, have been published in over 40 languages and 100 countries, appearing more than nineteen times on The New York Times bestseller list. Set against a backdrop of the world’s mysterious, uncharted, and treacherous oceans, his intrepid protagonists battle megalomaniacal villains intent on world domination. In addition to his flagship Dirk Pitt Adventure series, Cussler has enlisted a coterie of talented co-authors to work with him on the NUMA Files, Oregon Files, Isaac Bell Adventures, and Fargo Adventures. Stuart Leuthner’s biography of Cussler follows the author’s journey from his early life as manager of a California dive shop to his position as the icon of a publishing empire Forbes described as a “the literary equivalent of a theme park.” Based on extensive conversations with Cussler, as well as interviews with more than 100 relatives, employees, business associates, and friends, this biography reveals the fascinating man who lived many of the events behind his characters, from founding the actual National Underwater and Marine Agency to discovering the H. L. Hunley. “Clive Cussler[’s] . . . biography . . . reads like one of Pitt’s adventures.” - Jack DuBrul, New York Times bestselling author “This is what Clive’s fans have been waiting for . . .” - Bruce Kenfield, Clive Cussler Collector’s Society
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
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