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Author: Harry Leon Wilson
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: movies, merton
Number of Pages: 350
Published: 1923
ISBN-10: 1440044279
ISBN-13: 9781440044274

Author: Silke Schicktanz
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Keywords: donation, cases, movies, tissue, transplantation, ethics, organ, teaching
Number of Pages: 88
ISBN-10: 394187540X
ISBN-13: 9783941875401

Author: David Taylor
Publisher: Silverback Books
Keywords: martini
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 2003-09-01
ISBN-10: 1930603037
ISBN-13: 9781930603035

A sensational and glamorous book with great visual appeal, Martini explains the origins and history of "the supreme American gift to world culture" (Bernard De Veto) and is packed with legends and anecdotes of the rich and famous and their taste in this most popular cocktail. Divided into four sections: Beginnings, Martini Mixology, Martinis in the Movies, and In the Lounge, it includes 30 recipes and revives the debate over shaken vs. stirred. Traditional favorites like the Dry Martini, the Vodka Martini, and the Gibson mingle with contemporary variations like fruit martinis, the Expresso-tin

Author: Marijke de Valck
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: memory, love, movies, cinephilia
Number of Pages: 239
Published: 2005-09-23
ISBN-10: 9053567682
ISBN-13: 9789053567685

They obsess over the nuances of a Douglas Sirk or Ingmar Bergman film; they revel in books such as Franois Truffaut's Hitchcock; they happily subscribe to the Sundance Channel—they are the rare breed known as cinephiles. Though much has been made of the classic era of cinephilia from the 1950s to the 1970s, Cinephilia documents the latest generation of cinephiles and their use of new technologies. With the advent of home theaters, digital recording devices, online film communities, cinephiles today pursue their dedication to film outside of institutional settings. A radical new history of fi

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: japan, facts, fun, hundred, five
Number of Pages: 237
Published: 1994-04-01
ISBN-10: 1568061528
ISBN-13: 9781568061528

This book offers hundreds of entertaining facts about the Japanese people, including their culture & their history, which has spanned nearly 2,000 years. The facts are arranged by subject: popular culture & mythology; food & drink; religion, festivals, & holidays; arts & crafts; performing arts, movies, & theater; martial arts, sports, games, & traditional healing; media, transportation, & communications; cities & famous places; geography, climate, & the natural world; government; business; education, science, & technology; history & the emperor; & famous people. Many entries tell about that w

Author: Jonathan P. Gilbert
Publisher: Michelin Apa Publications
Keywords: california, guide, michelin
Number of Pages: 391
Published: 2010-04-16
ISBN-10: 1906261741
ISBN-13: 9781906261740

Respected cultural travel guides featuring Michelin stars and tours. This completely revised new edition features the best of California, which thanks to the film and television industries, can seem a familiar place to first-time visitors. Its sun-baked beaches, city streets, picturesque villages and desert canyons have appeared as settings for countless movies and TV shows. But beyond the familiar backdrops, an endlessly fascinating variety of sights, attractions and experiences invites exploration and enjoyment in the Golden State?s many regions. Tours, maps, full-color photos, illustrations

Author: Federico Campbell
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: border, stories, tijuana
Number of Pages: 180
Published: 1995-02-08
ISBN-10: 0520086031
ISBN-13: 9780520086036

Tijuana is a haunting collection of stories and a novella, all set in the shadowy borderlands between Mexico and the United States. A fresh and evocative voice, Federico Campbell traces many kinds of borders--geographical, psychological, cultural, spiritual--and the "halfway beings" that inhabit them.The novella, "Everything About Seals," is both a passionate love story and a deeply disquieting chronicle of romantic obsession. The narrative voices in Campbell's stories are many-sided, moving from the brash teenager whose gang's symbol is the Mobil Oil flying horse to the confused law student w
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