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Silver Palaces

Author : Douglas Keister
ISBN : 9781586853525
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 33.25 MB
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The first book to focus on the vintage trailer as an object of design retraces the history of this American classic, discussing the role of World War II in trailer design and the impact of RV associations on the emergence of the "streamlined trailer." Original. 15,000 first printing.
Category: Social Science

A Palace Of Silver

Author : John Sanford
ISBN : 9781448213269
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 43.32 MB
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In this touching memoir, first published in 2003, novelist John Sanford reflects upon the life of his wife, screenwriter Maggie Roberts (1905-1989). He describes their private domestic life together as well as Maggie's public refusal to cooperate with the House Un-American Activities Committee - a decision that caused her to be blacklisted.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Silver Palace Restaurant

Author : Mark Abley
ISBN : 0773529985
Genre : Poetry
File Size : 31.50 MB
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A graceful and humane collection of poems. While its themes stretch from the personal to the political and environmental, its settings range equally widely, both within Canada and beyond.
Category: Poetry

Yoshimasa And The Silver Pavilion

Author : Donald Keene
ISBN : 9780231130578
Genre : History
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"Today Yoshimasa is remembered primarily as the builder of the Temple of the Silver Pavilion and as the ruler at the time of the Onin War (1467-1477), after which the authority of the shogun all but disappeared. Unable to control the daimyos - provincial military governors - he abandoned politics and devoted himself to the quest for beauty. It was then, after Yoshimasa resigned as shogun and made his home in the mountain retreat now known as the Silver Pavilion, that his aesthetic taste came to define that of the Japanese: the no theater flourished, Japanese gardens were developed, and the tea ceremony had its origins in a small room at the Silver Pavilion. Flower arrangement, ink painting, and shoin-zukua-i architecture began or became of major importance under Yoshimasa. Poets introduced their often barely literate warlord-hosts to the literary masterpieces of the past and taught them how to compose poetry.
Category: History

The Spy In The Silver Palace

Author : Jordan Rivet
ISBN : 1978238363
Genre : Imaginary places
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Blurs are fast. Muscles are strong. Shields have impervious skin. Mimics can change their appearance. And all of them are in danger. One Mimic is about to discover that nothing is as it seems in the Empire of Talents. Capable of contorting her face to resemble anyone, Mica dreams of using her skills on daring spy missions in enemy territory. Instead, she's sent to work for a frivolous young princess. Infiltrating tea parties and collecting palace gossip makes Mica want to kill someone-preferably the princess herself-but she soon learns there's more to this world than extravagant parties. She gets caught up in a web of courtly intrigues and treacherous secrets. When her fellow Talents start disappearing from the empire, Mica may be the only one who can uncover their hidden foe and save them all. She can change her face, but can she play the game? From the author of Steel and Fire comes a tale of mystery, romance, and courtly intrigue in a decadent fantasy empire.
Category: Imaginary places

The Night Watch

Author : Benjamin Scarlato
ISBN : 9780595278268
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 43.42 MB
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The most rebellious book of the 21 Century. Turning a cold shoulder towards comtemporary mainstream arthur's this fox fire of art sings to a harmony that will forever be remembered. The Night Watch is about ancient astronauts tangling the world bringing fury into this planet. The plot takes place after the world began opening into Atlantis during its down fall this just being the start of the trek to understand humanity and to cease the complex wars of one's haunted imagination one's haunted destiny into another. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is to be the setting for this complicated epic adventure. This leads to an unmentioned man named Leonardo.
Category: Fiction

The Palace Of Minos

Author : Arthur Evans
ISBN : 9781108061056
Genre : History
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Published 1921-35, this highly illustrated multi-volume excavation report documents the discovery of Minoan civilisation on Crete.
Category: History