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Anti Slavery Opinions Before The Year 1800

Author : William Frederick Poole
ISBN : UVA:X000300662
Genre : Antislavery movements
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This books outlines the opinions of Slavery in America before the year 1800, mostly taken from pamphlets and speeches.
Category: Antislavery movements

Carrie Fisher A Life On The Edge

Author : Sheila Weller
ISBN : 9780374717728
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 50.75 MB
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A remarkably candid biography of the remarkably candid—and brilliant—Carrie Fisher In her 2008 bestseller, Girls Like Us, Sheila Weller—with heart and a profound feeling for the times—gave us a surprisingly intimate portrait of three icons: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon. Now she turns her focus to one of the most loved, brilliant, and iconoclastic women of our time: the actress, writer, daughter, and mother Carrie Fisher. Weller traces Fisher’s life from her Hollywood royalty roots to her untimely and shattering death after Christmas 2016. Her mother was the spunky and adorable Debbie Reynolds; her father, the heartthrob crooner Eddie Fisher. When Eddie ran off with Elizabeth Taylor, the scandal thrust little Carrie Frances into a bizarre spotlight, gifting her with an irony and an aplomb that would resonate throughout her life. We follow Fisher’s acting career, from her debut in Shampoo, the hit movie that defined mid-1970s Hollywood, to her seizing of the plum female role in Star Wars, which catapulted her to instant fame. We explore her long, complex relationship with Paul Simon and her relatively peaceful years with the talent agent Bryan Lourd. We witness her startling leap—on the heels of a near-fatal overdose—from actress to highly praised, bestselling author, the Dorothy Parker of her place and time. Weller sympathetically reveals the conditions that Fisher lived with: serious bipolar disorder and an inherited drug addiction. Still, despite crises and overdoses, her life’s work—as an actor, a novelist and memoirist, a script doctor, a hostess, and a friend—was prodigious and unique. As one of her best friends said, “I almost wish the expression ‘one of a kind’ didn’t exist, because it applies to Carrie in a deeper way than it applies to others.” Sourced by friends, colleagues, and witnesses to all stages of Fisher’s life, Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge is an empathic and even-handed portrayal of a woman who—as Princess Leia, but mostly as herself—was a feminist heroine, one who died at a time when we need her blazing, healing honesty more than ever.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Encyclopedia Of Linguistics

Author : Philipp Strazny
ISBN : 9781135455224
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 70.9 MB
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Utilizing a historical and international approach, this valuable two-volume resource makes even the more complex linguistic issues understandable for the non-specialized reader. Containing over 500 alphabetically arranged entries and an expansive glossary by a team of international scholars, the Encyclopedia of Linguistics explores the varied perspectives, figures, and methodologies that make up the field.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Literary World

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ISBN : IOWA:31858045867672
Genre : Literature
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Category: Literature

Stranger In The Village Of The Sick

Author : Paul Stoller
ISBN : 9780807072615
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 38.78 MB
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"Stranger in the Village of the Sick follows Stoller down this unexpected path toward personal discovery, growth, and healing. The stories here are about life in "the village of the healthy" and "the village of the sick," and they highlight differences in how illness is culturally perceived. In America and the West, illness is war; we strive to eradicate it from our bodies and lives. In West Africa, however, illness is your ever-present companion, and sorcerers learn to master illnesses like cancer - and other misfortunes - through a combination of acceptance, pragmatism, and patience."
Category: Health & Fitness

Jet

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The weekly source of African American political and entertainment news.
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Bookseller

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924078875212
Genre :
File Size : 61.19 MB
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The Bookseller

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ISBN : NWU:35556000524660
Genre : Bibliography
File Size : 28.96 MB
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Category: Bibliography

The Demands Of Humanity

Author : Gaines M. Foster
ISBN : UCR:31210023606443
Genre : Civil defense
File Size : 21.78 MB
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The contribution of Army doctors, nurses, and medical corpsmen during disaster situations, with an account of the origin and development of the Army2s relief mission through 1976.
Category: Civil defense

Sight And Sound

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ISBN : UCSC:32106016653096
Genre : Motion pictures
File Size : 32.62 MB
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Category: Motion pictures

Johnson S Universal Cyclopaedia

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ISBN : UIUC:30112057100262
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
File Size : 28.38 MB
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Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

History In The Media

Author : Robert Niemi
ISBN : 9781576079522
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 48.10 MB
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A resource on the depiction of historical events in film, on television, and on the Internet combines the latest scholarship with reviews of specific works.
Category: Performing Arts

The American Catalogue

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ISBN : IOWA:31858033443569
Genre : American literature
File Size : 51.20 MB
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American national trade bibliography.
Category: American literature

The Nation

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ISBN : CHI:78323581
Genre : United States
File Size : 44.4 MB
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Category: United States

Unsinkable

Author : Debbie Reynolds
ISBN : 9780062213679
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 47.5 MB
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Unsinkable is the definitive memoir by film legend and Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds. In Unsinkable, the late great actress, comedienne, singer, and dancer Debbie Reynolds shares the highs and lows of her life as an actress during Hollywood’s Golden Age, anecdotes about her lifelong friendship with Elizabeth Taylor, her experiences as the foremost collector of Hollywood memorabilia, and intimate details of her marriages and family life with her children, Carrie and Todd Fisher. A story of heartbreak, hope, and survival, “America’s Sweetheart” Debbie Reynolds picks up where she left off in her first memoir, Debbie: My Life, and is illustrated with previously unpublished photos from Reynolds’s personal collection. Debbie Reynolds died on December 28, 2016, at the age of 84, just one day after the death of her daughter, actress and author Carrie Fisher.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Spectator

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924057525366
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature