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The Town House

Author : Norah Lofts
ISBN : STANFORD:36105048077619
Genre : Dwellings
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Three-generation story of a family's rise from serfdom to great wealth in 15th-century England.
Category: Dwellings

The Town House In Georgian London

Author : Rachel Stewart
ISBN : UOM:39015080899910
Genre : Architecture
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This title takes a fresh look at a familiar building type - the town house in 18th century London - and investigates the circumstances in which individuals made decisions about living in London, and particularly about their West End house.
Category: Architecture

The Town The House Their Spirit

Author : Robert Dulau
ISBN : 9791036549724
Genre : Social Science
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A town is not simply a collection of streets and houses with a certain number of inhabitants, but is, above all, the profound expression of the culture of the people who live in it. This book aims to provide students and teachers with analytical methods and ways of considering a town, so that they may make the place where they live their own. Pondicherry has been chosen as an example for this analysis. Various chapters deal with the site of Pondicherry, its morphology and plan, its urban landscape and landmarks, its architecture (with emphasis on the Tamil house) and its socio-cultural aspects. The book provides several drawings, maps, lists, elevations and photographs for a better reading of the town. It is available in three versions: French, English and Tamil.
Category: Social Science

You Never Ate Lunch In This Town To Begin With

Author : Nicholas Kolya
ISBN : 9781469747859
Genre : Performing Arts
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Hollywood isn't all about the A-listinternationally famous actors and directors, highly paid writers, powerful producers. No, it's also about the failures, the inhabitants of the periphery, the bottom layers of the entertainment pyramid. That's the role Nicholas Kolya reluctantly played for the last decade. Follow his struggle at the margins of the entertainment industry, a nether region inhabited by washed-up game show hosts and once-perky child stars, professional monkey writers and drug-addicted talent agents. From the crummy sets of direct-to-video puppet movies to pitch meetings at major studios, laugh at his failures as he reaches, and reaches, and reaches, for that elusive golden ringHollywood success.
Category: Performing Arts

Leave This Town

Author : Alexander Scott
ISBN : 9781291588545
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You Ll Never Nanny In This Town Again

Author : Suzanne Hansen
ISBN : 9780307337597
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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New and completely updated edition Hilarious and addictive, this chronicle of a small-town girl’s stint as a celebrity nanny reveals what really happens in the diaper trenches of Hollywood. When Oregon native Suzanne Hansen becomes a live-in nanny to the children of Hollywood über-agent Michael Ovitz, she thinks she’s found the job of her dreams. But Hansen’s behind-the-scenes access soon gets her much more than she bargained for: working twenty-four hours a day, juggling the shifting demands of the Hollywood elite, and struggling to comprehend wealth unimaginable to most Americans, not to mention dealing with the expected tantrums and the unexpected tense–and intense–atmosphere in the house where she lives with her employers. When the thankless drudgery takes its toll and Hansen finally quits, her boss threatens to blackball her from ever nannying in Hollywood again. Discouraged but determined, Hansen manages to land gigs with Debra Winger and then Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman. Attentive, welcoming parents with a relaxed attitude toward celebrity–looks like Hansen’s fallen into a real-life happy ending. But the round-the-clock workdays continue, rubbing some of the glitter off L.A. living, and Hansen’s not sure how much longer she can pretend to be Mary Poppins. Even bosses who treat her like family can’t help as she struggles to find meaning in her work while living in a town that seems to lack respect for nannies and everyone else who comes in the employee’s entrance–but without whom many showbiz households would grind to a halt. Peppering her own journey with true stories and high drama experienced by other nannies to the stars, Hansen offers an intriguing, entertaining mix of tales from the cribs of the rich and famous. You’ll Never Nanny in This Town Again is a treat for everyone who is fascinated by the skewed priorities of Tinseltown, for anyone who has wondered how high-wattage supermoms do it all, and for readers who love peeking behind the curtains of celebrity, all of whom will devour this unparalleled–and unabashedly true–account of one girl’s tour of duty as Hollywood’s hired help.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Greek Tales The Town Mouse And The Spartan House

Author : Terry Deary
ISBN : 9781472952875
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories... Darius has been orphaned by the plague in Athens. To escape the sickness he runs off to join his Uncle Alcmaeon, who is a general with the Spartan army. But to the arrogant and ruthless Spartans, he is as worthless as a mouse. Then his uncle falls sick. Can Darius can find a cure? And will he ever feel at home in Sparta? Terry Deary's Greek Tales explore the world of Ancient Greece through the eyes of children who could have lived at the time. These stories feature real people and take place in some of the most recognisable Greek settings. This new edition features notes for the reader to help extend learning and exploration of the historical period.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Town

Author : Mobashar Qureshi
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Genre : Fiction
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He had seven days to burn the town down. Seven days to kill every occupant in it. Seven days do it without getting himself in trouble. So begins the story of a stranger who shows up in town with a secret and a motive that could be deadly to the town's folks. approx. 33,000 words. science fiction, mystery, horror, thriller, suspense
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Holly Grove

Author : Alton Ellison
ISBN : 9781479745067
Genre : Fiction
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Officer Joe Duncan was fulfi lling a lifelong dream of being a big-city police offi cer. Offi cer Duncan had graduated from the academy at the top of his class and was immediately off ered a position in the Chicago Police Department. As with everything, nothing lasts forever. After a few years, the luster of the big city was gone, and Joe was now ready to move on. He talked a lot about leaving Chicago and going home, but no one could have prepared him for the way he would leave or at least why he would leave. On a cold Chicago night, the lives of Joe Duncan and Bill Wood would be changed forever. Both men were injured in a shootout at Big Sals Bar. Bill Wood died from his injuries a few months later, but both would witness something that neither would ever forget. Th e ghost of a small blond-haired, blue-eyed little girl named Jenny Bell would appear during the shootout and eventually enter Joe Duncans life on a daily basis, appearing in his patrol car on any given day. Th is little girl would eventually convince Offi cer Duncan to return to her small town and solve her murder mystery. At the time, the people in Holly Grove only considered her death an accident until Joe Duncan came snooping around and asking questions. What he found was astounding to himself and to the people of Holly Grove. After Joe Duncan had fulfi lled his promise to Jenny, she left and never appeared to him again. Or maybe she did?
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History Of The Town Of Stonington County Of New London Connecticut From Its First Settlement In 1649 To 1900

Author : Richard Anson Wheeler
ISBN : 9780806307688
Genre : History
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Founded primarily on town, church, and charter records, this work is divided into two main sections: the "History of Stonington" and the "Genealogical Register of Stonington Families." The genealogies in the second section generally begin with the immigrant ancestor and continue through six or seven generations in the direct line of descent, providing a progression of names and dates of birth and marriage, with incidental references to places of residence, land holdings, and probated estates.
Category: History

That S Where The Town S Going

Author : Tad Mosel
ISBN : 0822211300
Genre : Drama
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THE STORY: In the words of the NY Daily News, the play deals with the humdrum life led by two aging sisters whom time has temporarily turned into rivals for the affections of one man, whom, in their youth, they wanted no part of. Locale of the pla
Category: Drama