Author: Professor Solomon
Publisher: Top Hat Press
Keywords: island, coney
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 1999-05-01
ISBN-10: 0912509082
ISBN-13: 9780912509082

Once renowned as a funspot, Coney Island has been largely forgotten. Does it still exist? What has survived of the place? And what was it like? In his new book CONEY ISLAND, Professor Solomon takes us there to find out. Roaming about, he interviews old-timers’ searches for antiquities, explores what is left of the amusement area. (Among his finds: a man who remembers seeing the first human cannonball, shot into the air at Coney Island; the remains of Steeplechase Park; and a ride "the Wonder Wheel"that began as a perpetual-motion machine.) He also provides a history of Coney Island, from
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Author: Solomon
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Keywords: objects, lost
Number of Pages: 120
Published: 1995-04-01
ISBN-10: 0140242120
ISBN-13: 9780140242126

Amusing yet practical, this ingenious book provides a complete strategy for locating lost objects, including tips for the most effective search, common mistakes to avoid, and inspiring examples from Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, Freud, Zen Buddhism, and Professor Solomon’s dentist. Photos; illustrations.
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Author: Professor Solomon
Publisher: Top Hat Press
Keywords: solomon, king, book
Number of Pages: 446
Published: 2005-08-02
ISBN-10: 0912509090
ISBN-13: 9780912509099

Professor Solomon claims to have found--and translated from the Hebrew--an old manuscript in the possession of his family. Titled THE BOOK OF KING SOLOMON and attributed to a court historian, it chronicles the life of the celebrated monarch. What was the wisest of men really like? How did he become king? What cases brought him fame as a judge? What were the powers of his ring? Did genies help him to build the Temple? Where did he travel on his flying carpet? What was his relationship with the Queen of Sheba? Did he once wander about as a beggar? And did his foreign wives lead him into idolat
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Author: Professor Solomon
Publisher: Top Hat Press
Keywords: nutshell, japan
Number of Pages: 151
Published: 1999-02-01
ISBN-10: 0912509066
ISBN-13: 9780912509068

The unknown Japan. The traditional Japan. The real Japan. In this erudite yet entertaining work, Professor Solomon explores a Japan of which few of us are aware. For a tour of a unique culture--a fascinating look at its diverse ways and wonders--join him.
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Author: Professor Solomon
Publisher: Top Hat Press
Keywords: experience, saucer, flying
Number of Pages: 209
Published: 1998-02-01
ISBN-10: 0912509074
ISBN-13: 9780912509075

Finally, a useful book about UFOs! It’s Professor Solomon’s guide to UFOs - specifically, his comprehensive study of the flying saucer phenomenon. In this scholarly yet entertaining work, the Professor delves into UFO legend and lore particularly that of the contactees of the 1950s.He also presents a biography of George Adamski, the most controversial (and colorful) of the contactees. And he offers practical advice for readers about to embark on their own flying saucer experience. Read this book and be ready for your ride in a UFO.
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Author: Kevin F. McCarthy
Publisher: RAND Corporation
Keywords: era, new, arts, performing
Number of Pages: 137
Published: 2001-08-25
ISBN-10: 0833030418
ISBN-13: 9780833030412

This book examines recent trends in the performing arts and discusses howthe arts are likely to evolve in the future. It is the first book to providea comprehensive overview of the performing arts, including analysis ofopera, theater, dance, and music, in both their live and recorded forms. Theauthors focus on trends affecting four aspects of the performing arts--audiences, performers, arts organizations, and financing--and offer a visionfor the future. The book discusses the implications of current and likelyfuture developments and considers public policy issues such as publicfunding for the
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Author: Julia F. Lowell
Publisher: Rand Research in Arts
Keywords: themselves, search, agencies, arts, state
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 2004-05
ISBN-10: 0833035622
ISBN-13: 9780833035622

Numerous U.S. state and jurisdictional governments cut their arts budgets in 2003 and 2004. The author argues that the reason for these cuts is not just a one-time fiscal crisis, but the political weakness of state arts agencies that has arisen because of a growing mismatch between their roles and structures and the cultural and political realities they face. A shift in the arts agencies’ focus and funding may be a solution, but it cannot take place until important conceptual and practical issues are resolved.
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