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Show Boat

Author : Edna Ferber
ISBN : 9780307809018
Genre : Fiction
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Edna Ferber’s classic paean of love to the Mississippi River and the showboats that ran up and down it is once again available in hardcover as a facsimile of the first edition. First published in 1926, this timeless tale of the Cotton Blossom, Cap’n Andy, his shrewd wife Parthy, and their beautiful daughter Magnolia her remarkable daughter Kim was made famous on Broadway in 1927, when the legendary Jerome S. Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II collaborated on the musical. Since then it has become a beloved favorite, revived repeatedly to entertain generations with haunting and lyrical songs such as “Old Man River” and “Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man of Mine.”
Category: Fiction


Author : Edna Ferber
ISBN : 9780345805768
Genre : Fiction
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The basis for the Academy Award-winning major motion picture starring Best Actor nominee Richard Dix and Best Actress nominee Irene Dunne. This vivid and sweeping tale of the Oklahoma Land Rush, from Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber, traces the stunning challenges of settling an untamed frontier. Staking claim to their new home in Osage, Yancey Cravat, a spellbinding criminal lawyer, and his wife, well-bred Sabra, work against seemingly overwhelming odds to create a prosperous life for themselves. And as they establish themselves in this lawless land, Sabra displays a brilliant business sense and makes a success of their local newspaper, the Oklahoma Wigwam, all amidst border and land disputes, outlaws, and the discovery of oil. Originally published in 1929, and twice made into a motion picture, Cimarron brings history alive, capturing the settling of the American West in vivid detail. With a new foreword by Julie Gilbert. Vintage Movie Classics spotlights classic films that have stood the test of time, now rediscovered through the publication of the novels on which they were based. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

The Night Of The Hunter

Author : Davis Grubb
ISBN : 9781101910061
Genre : Fiction
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The bestselling, National Book Award–finalist novel that inspired Charles Laughton’s expressionist horror classic starring Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters. Two young children, Pearl and John Harper, are being raised alone by their mother in Cresap’s Landing, Ohio. Their father Ben has just been executed for killing two men in the course of an armed robbery. Ben never told anyone where he hid the ten thousand dollars he stole; not his widow Willa, not his lawyer, nor his cell-mate Henry “Preacher” Powell. But Preacher, with his long history of charming his way into widows’ hearts and lives, has an inkling that Ben's money could be within his reach. As soon as he is free, Preacher makes his way up the river to visit the Harper family where—he hopes—a little child shall lead him to the fortune that he seeks. Foreword by JULIA KELLER From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

The Woodenboat

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ISBN : UOM:39015058892715
Genre : Boatbuilding
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Category: Boatbuilding

Video Hounds Golden Movie Retrievee

Author : Gale Group
ISBN : 1578591201
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 72.36 MB
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Containing the most extensive listing of movies available on video and a multitude of cross-referencing within its 10 primary indexes, this new edition includes 1,000 new movies (23,000 in all), expanded indexing, a fresh new introduction and more of the beloved categories.
Category: Performing Arts

Videohound S Golden Movie Retriever

Author : Jim Craddock
ISBN : 0787657557
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 44.14 MB
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Describes and rates more than twenty thousand videos, and provides indexes by theme, awards, actors, actresses, and directors.
Category: Performing Arts

Movie Maker

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ISBN : UCSC:32106017453389
Genre : Amateur films
File Size : 84.27 MB
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Category: Amateur films

Films And Filming

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ISBN : IND:30000120086768
Genre : Motion pictures
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Category: Motion pictures


Author : Scott Yanow
ISBN : 0313328714
Genre : Music
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Looks at the history of jazz, discussing its roots and influences, distinct styles such as ragtime, swing, Latin jazz, bebop, and fusion and offering biographies of important jazz musicians.
Category: Music