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12 Years A Slave Movie Tie In

Author : Solomon Northup
ISBN : 9780698161498
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The official movie tie-in edition to the winner of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Picture, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Lupita Nyong’o, and directed by Steve McQueen New York Times bestseller “I could not believe that I had never heard of this book. It felt as important as Anne Frank’s Diary, only published nearly a hundred years before. . . . The book blew [my] mind: the epic range, the details, the adventure, the horror, and the humanity. . . . I hope my film can play a part in drawing attention to this important book of courage. Solomon’s bravery and life deserve nothing less.” —Steve McQueen, director of 12 Years a Slave, from the Foreword Perhaps the best written of all the slave narratives, Twelve Years a Slave is a harrowing memoir about one of the darkest periods in American history. It recounts how Solomon Northup, born a free man in New York, was lured to Washington, D.C., in 1841 with the promise of fast money, then drugged and beaten and sold into slavery. He spent the next twelve years of his life in captivity on a Louisiana cotton plantation. After his rescue, Northup published this exceptionally vivid and detailed account of slave life. It became an immediate bestseller and today is recognized for its unusual insight and eloquence as one of the very few portraits of American slavery produced by someone as educated as Solomon Northup, or by someone with the dual perspective of having been both a free man and a slave.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Twelve Years A Slave Enhanced Edition By Dr Sue Eakin Based On A Lifetime Project New Info Images Maps

Author : Solomon Northup
ISBN : 0989794814
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Autobiography of Solomon Northup, a free Black man from Saratoga, N.Y., who was kidnapped in 1841 and forced into slavery in Louisiana for twelve years. Also includes notes and historical context by Dr. Sue Eakin.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Mr Tambourine Man

Author : Nicholson
ISBN : 9781524681937
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The book is a short history of how to make enough money to have eighteen gap years from the age of forty-six. It details the authors travels all over the world and finishes with his favorite recipes and lists of films and books that he has enjoyed.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

American Film History

Author : Cynthia Lucia
ISBN : 9781118475126
Genre : Performing Arts
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From the American underground film to the blockbuster superhero, this authoritative introduction explores the core issues and developments in American cinematic history during the second half of the twentieth-century through to the present day. Considers a wealth a subjects ranging from the impact of television, the rise of the new directors, and independent and underground film, to the impact of the civil rights, feminist and LGBT movements on film, American film after 9/11, and identity politics and culture Features a student-friendly structure dividing coverage into the periods 1960-1975, 1976-1990, and 1991 to the present day, each of which opens with an historical overview Brings together a rich and varied selection of contributions by a team of respected authors, combining broader historical, social and political context with detailed analysis of individual films, including Midnight Cowboy, Nashville, Cat Ballou, Chicago, Back to the Future, Killer of Sheep, Daughters of the Dust, Nothing But a Man, Ali, Easy Rider, The Conversation, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Longtime Companion, The Matrix, The War Tapes, and the Batman films among many others Additional online resources, such as sample syllabi, for general and specialized courses, including suggested readings and filmographies, will be available on publication at www.wiley.com/go/lucia May be used alongside The History of American Film: Origins to 1960 to provide an authoritative study of American cinema from its earliest days right through to the new millennium
Category: Performing Arts

Movies Are Prayers

Author : Josh Larsen
ISBN : 9780830881116
Genre : Art
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Movies do more than tell a good story. Filmspotting co-host Josh Larsen brings a critic's unique perspective to how movies can act as prayers—expressing lament, praise, joy, confession, and more. When words fail, the perfect film might be just what you need to jump-start your conversations with the Almighty.
Category: Art

Denial Movie Tie In

Author : Deborah E. Lipstadt
ISBN : 9780062663306
Genre : History
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In her acclaimed 1993 book Denying the Holocaust, Deborah Lipstadt called David Irving, a prolific writer of books on World War II, “one of the most dangerous spokespersons for Holocaust denial.” The following year, after Lipstadt’s book was published in the United Kingdom, Irving led a libel suit against Lipstadt and her publisher. She prepared her defense with the help of a first-rate team of solicitors, historians, and experts, and a dramatic trial unfolded. Denial, previously published as History on Trial, is Lipstadt’s riveting, blow- by-blow account of this singular legal battle, which resulted in a formal denunciation of a Holocaust denier that crippled the movement for years to come. Lipstadt’s victory was proclaimed on the front page of major news- papers around the world, such as The Times (UK), which declared that “history has had its day in court and scored a crushing victory.”
Category: History

Alien Covenant Official Collector S Edition

Author : Titan
ISBN : 1785861921
Genre : Alien: Covenant (Motion picture)
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Alien: Covenant is the long-awaited sequel to the Alien franchise, and Alien: Covenant - Official Collector's Edition brings you everything you need to know about Ridley Scott's latest masterpiece! When a shipload of human colonists investigates an apparently habitable planet, they have no idea of the horror they are about to discover. But the biggest danger may perhaps come from a more unexpected source... Alien: Covenant - Official Souvenir Edition brings you all you need to know about the making of the blockbuster movie, including stunning photography and exclusive concept art, and interviews with cast and crew including Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 12 Years a Slave), James Franco (127 Hours, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Billy Crudup (Watchmen, Spotlight), and Katherine Waterston (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Steve Jobs).
Category: Alien: Covenant (Motion picture)

Maleficent Mistress Of Evil Novelization

Author : Disney Book Group
ISBN : 136804560X
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A deluxe novelization of the Walt Disney Pictures film Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, starring Angelina Jolie. This visually stunning live action film continues the fantasy adventure started in the "origin" story of Maleficent. This sequel explores the complex relationship between the horned fairy and Princess Aurora, as they face new threats to the magical land of the Fair Folk. The movie stars Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie in the titular role, and is directed by Oscar-nominated Joachim Rønning (Kon-Tiki, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales). The film co-stars Elle Fanning (Super 8) as Princess Aurora and Golden Globe-recipient Michelle Pfeiffer (The Fabulous Baker Boys, The Wizard of Lies) as Queen Ingrith. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil also features Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave, Doctor Strange), Imelda Staunton (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1), and Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread).
Category: Juvenile Fiction

A B Bookman S Weekly

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ISBN : UOM:39015026696701
Genre : Booksellers and bookselling
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American Bookseller

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ISBN : MINN:319510005689919
Genre : Booksellers and bookselling
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Category: Booksellers and bookselling