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American Prince

Author : Tony Curtis
ISBN : 9780307449467
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“All my life I had one dream and that was to be in the movies.” He was the Golden Boy of the Golden Age. A prince of the silver screen. Dashing and debonair, Tony Curtis arrived on the scene in a blaze of bright lights and celluloid. His good looks, smooth charm, and natural talent earned him fame, women, and adulation—Elvis copied his look and the Beatles put him on their Sgt. Pepper album cover. But the Hollywood life of his dreams brought both invincible highs and debilitating lows. Now, in his captivating, no-holds-barred autobiography, Tony Curtis shares the agony and ecstasy of a private life in the public eye. No simple tell-all, American Prince chronicles Hollywood during its heyday. Curtis revisits his immense body of work—including the unforgettable classics Houdini, Spartacus, and Some Like It Hot—and regales readers with stories of his associations with Frank Sinatra, Laurence Olivier, director Billy Wilder, and film industry heavyweight Lew Wasserman, as well as paramours Natalie Wood and Marilyn Monroe, among others. As forthright as he is enthralling, Tony Curtis offers intimate glimpses into his succession of failed marriages (and the one that has endured), his destructive drug addiction, and his passion as a painter. Written with humor and grace, American Prince is a testament to the power of living the life of one’s dreams. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

American Prince

Author : Sierra Simone
ISBN : 9781732172210
Genre : Fiction
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As a young soldier, Vice President Embry Moore learned the bittersweet truth about loving a hero: it can never last. Having made sacrifice after silent sacrifice to protect the best man he’s ever known, he’s only just now found his way back into Ash’s arms--and into the heart of Ash’s wife, Greer. But when Greer is taken from Ash and Embry’s bed, it sets in motion a series of painful revelations that threaten to turn their years of tortured love against them… From the USA Today bestselling author of American Queen comes the second installment in the New Camelot trilogy, a contemporary fairy tale of power, pain, and an all-consuming love that won’t be denied.
Category: Fiction

American Prince

Author : Peter Golenbock
ISBN : 9780753520642
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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He has appeared in over a hundred films. Elvis copied his looks. The Beatles put him on the cover of Sgt. Pepper. Tony Curtis is without question a Hollywood legend and part of its Golden Age. In American Prince he tells the whole story, from his hard-knock childhood growing up in the Bronx to his wild days as a Hollywood playboy, his destructive drug addiction and his life now as an artist in his eighties. He talks frankly about the people he has known during his long and illustrious career, from the studio owners and directors to his famous friends, such as Jack Lemmon, Cary Grant and James Dean, and the women in his life, including Janet Leigh and Natalie Wood. Forthright and enthralling, and sparing no detail and no ego, American Prince is the true record of a life lived to the full.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Little Honesty

Author : Jonathan Pearce
ISBN : 9780976547945
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A creative, self-absorbed 16-year-old is trapped in summer school dullness, but his desire for a fine motorcycle and a date with a TV actress, a female fellow-student's romantic and violence-prone objectives, a confidence man's movie production scheme, and some counseling with a psychiatrist, all serve to pique his enthusiasm.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Boston Directory

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ISBN : HARVARD:32044082518523
Genre : Boston (Mass.)
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Black Power In The Suburbs

Author : Valerie C. Johnson
ISBN : 9780791487792
Genre : Social Science
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The first comprehensive study of African American suburban political empowerment.
Category: Social Science

Here Quotes The American Prince

Author : Sreechinth C
ISBN : 1539720470
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Seven time Grammy Award winner, Prince Rogers Nelson famous for his fusion music with controversial themes. Being internationally debuted with 'In For You' with Warner Bros, the later years seen him as the top in hits chart. He went off screen for some time and again hit back with his mesmerizing music. Converting his name to an unpronounceable love symbol, his triplets 'Emancipation', 'Crystal Ball' and 'Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic' hit the buzz charts. Here in this book we have his fascinating words as his quotations...

Harold Prince And The American Musical Theater

Author : Foster Hirsch
ISBN : 0521336090
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This comprehensive study of the career of one of Broadway's most influential director/producers discusses the quintessential elements of Prince's theatrical work and assesses his impact on both the American and British musical theater
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The North American Journals Of Prince Maximilian Of Wied

Author : Prince Alexander Philipp Maximilian of Wied
ISBN : 9780806185989
Genre : History
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Made famous through the paintings of Swiss artist Karl Bodmer, the North American expedition of German naturalist Prince Maximilian of Wied in 1832–34 was the first scientific exploration of the Missouri River’s upper reaches since the epic journey of Lewis and Clark almost thirty years earlier. Maximilian’s journal has never been presented fully in English—until now. This collector’s-quality, oversized volume, the first of a three-volume set, draws on the Maximilian-Bodmer Collection at Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. The North American Journals offer an incomparable view of the upper Missouri and its Native peoples at a pivotal moment in the history of the American West. This meticulous account, newly translated with extensive modern annotation, faithfully reproduces Maximilian’s 110 drawings and watercolors as well as his own notes, asides, and appendices. Volume I, which covers May 1832 to April 1833, documents Maximilian’s voyage to North America and his first encounters with Indians upon reaching the West. This is an essential resource for nineteenth-century western American history and a work of lasting value. This book is published with the assistance of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Category: History

The North American Journals Of Prince Maximilian Of Wied

Author : Prince Alexander Philipp Maximilian of Wied
ISBN : 9780806185996
Genre : History
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Few historical chronicles are as informative and eloquent as the journal written by Prince Maximilian of Wied as a record of his journey into the North American interior in 1833, following the route Lewis and Clark had taken almost thirty years earlier. Maximilian's memorable descriptions of topography, Native peoples, and natural history were further brought to life through the now-familiar watercolors and sketches of Karl Bodmer, the young Swiss artist who accompanied him. The first of the three volumes of the North American Journals recounts the prince's journey from Europe to St. Louis—then the edge of the frontier. Volume II vividly narrates his experiences on the upper Missouri and offers an unparalleled view of the region and the peoples native to it. In these pages, we accompany Maximilian as he travels far up the Missouri River to Fort McKenzie, a trading post some 2,500 river miles from St. Louis near what is now Fort Benton, Montana. The handsome, oversize volume not only reproduces this historic document but also features every one of Maximilian's illustrations—more than 200 in all, including nearly 50 in color—from the original journal now housed at Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. Maximilian recorded detailed observations of flora, fauna, geology, and climate. From his unique, scientifically trained perspective, he also undertook a serious field study of the cultures and languages of the central and northern Great Plains Indians he encountered. His journal contains important, firsthand descriptions of tribal social customs, religious rituals, material culture, and art, as well as an account of Native interactions with Euro-Americans engaged in the then-burgeoning fur trade. This book is published with the assistance of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
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