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The Tragic Little Pageant Princess

Author : David Pietras
ISBN : 1494996901
Genre : True Crime
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For years, the mainstream media and tabloids put John and Patsy Ramsey on trial in the press for the murder of their daughter. Evidence of their involvement in JonBenet's death was not really necessary, the thinking went; any parent who would promote her daughter's participation in something as politically incorrect as a beauty contest was capable of well, anything.Rumor and innuendo snowballed, becoming increasingly absurd as the media frenzy fed upon the story: The Ramseys must be guilty because they had a lawyer advising them. Patsy's "motive" for killing her daughter was that she wet the bed. JonBenet had been sexually abused. The behavior of the Boulder law enforcement community did nothing to inject common sense into that runaway news story. They steadfastly kept the Ramseys "under the umbrella of suspicion" and insisted that there had been no intruder in the Ramsey household. In 1999, Colorado Governor Bill Owens claimed the Ramseys were hiding behind their lawyers.We will look at the case and study the evidence, and try to answer the one question that is still not answered. “Who killed JonBenet Ramsey”?
Category: True Crime

Death Of A Little Princess

Author : Carlton Smith
ISBN : 9781429908832
Genre : True Crime
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A Fairy Tale Beginning Six-year-old beauty JonBenet Ramsey was a dream child--smart, talented and blessed. Her mother, a former Miss America contestant, had entered her in every child beauty pageant possible. Wearing lipstick, heavy makeup, and provocative costumes that cost thousands of dollars, with her hair bleached and teased, JonBenet flirtatiously paraded down runways, exuding a sophistication beyond her years. A Nightmare Ending But that dazzling future of crows and titles was brutally cut short the day after Christmas when her mother discovered a random note on the stairs of their luxurious Boulder, Colorado home. Hours later JonBenet's distraught father, millionaire businessman John Ramsey, found his beloved daughter's lifeless body, gagged and strangled in a windowless room in the basement of their million-dollar mansion. An Unspeakable Crime As detectives worked to uncover what happened Christmas night in the darkened mansion, the nation grieved for the innocent little girl whose life was cruelly snuffed out. Carlton Smith's Death of a Little Princess is the tragic true story of a murder that shocked the country.
Category: True Crime

The Bizarre World Of Reality Television

Author : Stuart Lenig
ISBN : 9781440838552
Genre : Performing Arts
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How do reality television programs shape our view of the world and what we perceive as real and normal? This book explores the bizarre and highly controversial world of reality television, including its early history, wide variety of subject matter, and social implications. • Explains why reality television plays such a large role in popular culture and why it is so representative of American society in the 21st century • Contextualizes reality television as a postmodernist form of new media that has vastly altered the landscape of traditional television programming • Examines the phenomenon of reality programming in the context of the history of radio and television broadcasting as it originated in the U.S. market • Answers the common question, "Why would anyone want to watch this show?" by describing and analyzing the reason for a specific program's construction—and often, success—within the framework of audience study findings
Category: Performing Arts

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Author : Francis Beaumont
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Christina Aguilera A Biography

Author : Mary Anne Donovan
ISBN : 9780313383199
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Meet Christina Aguilera through a thorough and honest portrayal of her life and career and the things that have influenced both. • A timeline to help students quickly survey the major events and topics explored by the book • An extensive bibliography directing students to appropriate print and electronic resources for further research
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : James Brough
ISBN : 038044206X
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain

Shakespeare After All

Author : Marjorie Garber
ISBN : 0307490815
Genre : Drama
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A brilliant and companionable tour through all thirty-eight plays, Shakespeare After All is the perfect introduction to the bard by one of the country’s foremost authorities on his life and work. Drawing on her hugely popular lecture courses at Yale and Harvard over the past thirty years, Marjorie Garber offers passionate and revealing readings of the plays in chronological sequence, from The Two Gentlemen of Verona to The Two Noble Kinsmen. Supremely readable and engaging, and complete with a comprehensive introduction to Shakespeare’s life and times and an extensive bibliography, this magisterial work is an ever-replenishing fount of insight on the most celebrated writer of all time.
Category: Drama

Young And Damned And Fair The Life And Tragedy Of Catherine Howard At The Court Of Henry Viii

Author : Gareth Russell
ISBN : 9780008128296
Genre : History
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‘A stunning reappraisal of Henry VIII’s fifth wife ... Gareth Russell’s book is scholarly yet highly readable ... basing his account on exhaustive research into her household, he provides a portrayal that is fresh and compelling. It is a stunning achievement’ Tracy Borman, Sunday Times
Category: History

The Story Of English Literature For Young Readers

Author : Lucy Cecil Lillie
Genre : English literature
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Emphasizes the life, times and influence of great authors from the 14th to 18th centuries. Includes Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Bacon, Milton, Bunyan, Dryden, Addison and Steele, Pope, and Dr. Samuel Johnson.
Category: English literature

The Queen S Tragedy

Author : Robert Hugh Benson
ISBN : IND:39000003581910
Genre :
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The Living Age

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ISBN : UCAL:B2895154
Genre :
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The Flaming Sword

Author :
Genre : Koreshanity
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The Spanish Pageant

Author : Arthur Stanley Riggs
ISBN : UOM:39015069864422
Genre : Spain
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Category: Spain

The Athen Um

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105028012271
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Shakespeare After All

Author : Marjorie B. Garber
ISBN : UOM:39015060373035
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In Shakespeare After All, Marjorie Garber—professor of English and director of the Humanities Center at Harvard University—gives us a magisterial work of criticism, authoritative and engaging, based on her hugely popular lecture courses at Yale and Harvard over the past thirty years. Richly informed by Shakespearean scholarship of the latter half of the twentieth century, this book offers passionate and revealing readings of all thirty-eight of Shakespeare’s plays, in chronological sequence, from The Two Gentlemen of Verona to The Two Noble Kinsmen. With erudition lightly carried, Garber illumines the overarching patterns and lush details of the plays, closely attentive to what matters most in Shakespeare: language, theme, plot, and character. Here are fresh meditations on plays we have come to know and love, such as Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, Othello, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, and The Tempest, and fruitful engagements with others not often read or produced—Henry VI, Parts 1, 2, and 3; The Merry Wives of Windsor; King John; Timon of Athens; Pericles; and Cymbeline. Garber affords us a rare chance to trace Shakespeare’s stylistic development as a writer of verse and prose, an artful designer of dramatic scenarios and revelations, a masterly sketcher of woman and man, and a keen observer of society high and low. Complete with a comprehensive introduction to Shakespeare’s life and times and an extensive bibliography, Shakespeare After All is a landmark work that enlarges our understanding of the most celebrated writer of all time.
Category: Literary Criticism

Bransford In Arcadia

Author : Eugene Manlove Rhodes
ISBN : OSU:32435017728098
Genre : Frontier and pioneer life
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Category: Frontier and pioneer life