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Pensieri di un buon vecchio che non è letterato (Italian Edition...
by Pietro Verri

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Italian

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March 24, 2017

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Dall'incipit del libro:<br /><br />"Io non ho mai cercata la verità nei libri. La miniera, nella quale io ho cercato di scavarla, è il mio cervello. Ho esaminati molto i miei pensieri, paragonandone gli uni agli altri, e mi sono talmente abituato in questo lavoro, che non potrei vivere senza di questa occupazione.<br />
Life and Letters of Robert Browning
by Robert Browning

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English

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March 24, 2017

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Robert Browning was one of the greatest English poets during the Victorian era. Browning’s poetry is remarkable for its use of irony, dark humor, and social commentary.<br /><br />This is a biography which was edited by Mrs. Sutherland Orr that also includes many of the great poet’s letters. A table of contents is included.
Igor Stravinsky: A Brief Guide to His Life and Work
by David Ewen

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English

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March 24, 2017

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On May 29, 1913, a volcanic eruption rocked musical Paris. The eruption was caused by the first performance of Igor Strvinsky’s “The Rite of Spring,” whose score—drenched with irregular rhythms and frequent dissonances—fearlessly pronounced a new vocabulary, one that influenced both contemporaneous and future composers. Originally published in 1937 in the author’s larger “Twentieth Century Composers,” this Kindle edition explores Stravinsky’s career and critiques such landmark compositions as “The Firebird,” “Petrouchka,” “The Rite of Spring,” “L’Histoire du soldat,” “Pulcinella,” “Les Noces” and “Symphony of Psalms.”<br /><br />About the Author:<br />Austrian-born American writer David Ewen (1907–1985) was the author of dozens of books about music, including “Composers of Today,” “Composers of Yesterday” and “The Encyclopedia of Musical Masterpieces.”
Impressioni d'America (Italian Edition)
by Giuseppe Giacosa

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Italian

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March 23, 2017

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Dedicato al direttore del Metropolitan Museum of art" di New-York, il libro raccoglie i ricordi del viaggio in America compiuto da Giacosa.
Yorkie Doodle Dandy: A Memoir
by William Wynne

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English

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150

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March 23, 2017

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<p><b>Yorkie Doodle Dandy</b> is Corporal William A. Wynne's story about Smoky, a tiny Yorkshire Terrier found in a New Guinea foxhole during WW II. Smoky helped save the lives of servicemen who were faced with imminent airfield attack. Wynne's own life was spared while under a shipboard kamikaze attack - led by Smoky. Smoky is credited internationally for her therapy work in hospitals and care facilities. Post-war, Smoky continued therapy work and performed on live television with Bill Wynne as trainer. Smoky ultimately proved to the world the therapeutic value of dogs to people during war, conflict, and recovery, as well as in friendship, entertainment, and hope.</p><p>Author <b>William A. Wynne</b> is nationally recognized for his award-winning black and white photography. While specializing in horticulture during high school, he took an elective course in photography, which was to change his life forever. In 1944, the 26th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron of the U.S. Army Air Force placed Wynne directly into the Pacific Theater of World War II, where he was to soon become Smoky's best friend.</p><p>Post-war, Wynne trained dogs for Hollywood films, then joined NACA/NASA's Flight Icing Research Team at Lewis Laboratories in Cleveland, Ohio. He invented a specialized camera for the Aircraft Crash Fire Test Program that prevented a jet engine test tunnel from detonating. Wynne worked for The Cleveland Plain Dealer where he won numerous national awards, including the George Washington Honor Medal and The Brotherhood Award. He delivered over 500 full-page photo-essays, many receiving national acclaim, and received later awards for lifetime achievement as a journalist, author, inventor, and decorated WWII Veteran.</p><p>Bill Wynne married high school sweetheart Margaret ("Margie") Roberts in 1946 and raised nine wonderful children in a happy marriage. At 95 years of age, he continues an active life, while honoring Smoky's contributions to people, humanity and service to others.</p>
Celebrity Biographies - The Incredible Life of Tony Scott - Famou...
by Matt Green

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English

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March 24, 2017

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Ever wondered how Tony Scott rose to stardom?<br /><br />Well-known English movie director Tony or Anthony David Scott was born on June 21, 1944, in North Shields, Northumberland, England. He beheld and tracked in the footprints of his big brother, Ridley Scott, who also became a renowned film director and producer. Ridley was twenty-three years of age when he cast Tony in the short film BOY and BICYCLE, when the latter was sixteen years old in 1960. <br />He later joined London's Royal College of Art, as did his brother, and continued to experience the work behind the camera, initially by directing TV advertisements for his brother's production company Ridley Scott Associates. <br /><br />For more interesting facts you must read his biography.<br />Grab your biography book now!
Blues Biographies Vol. 1: Chicago Blues
by Michael Barr

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English

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March 24, 2017

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Read on the blues musicians that shaped The Blues genre in volume one from our series “Blues Biographies”. Volume one cover some of the Chicago based blues musicians from Willie Dixon who wrote most of Muddy Waters’ songs and hits. He has been called “the poet laureate of the blues” as well as “the father of modern Chicago Blues.” Legendary bluesmen like Elmore James and Sonny Boy Williamson II to those who were part of Chess Records where the Rolling Stones flew to Chess Studios from The UK just record in the 1960’s where The Great Howlin’ Wolf, Little Walter, Etta James, as well as session guitarist at the time who went on to find success in later years such as Buddy Guy. They were considered the pre curser to Rock n' Roll...All in one great book.
sarukichi wonkichi syashinsyu part2: yuruiotonanoiyashiehon austr...
by , Sachi

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Japanese

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Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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大変長らくお待たせしました!<br />あのシドニーの人気者、<br />さるきちとうぉんきちが帰ってきました!<br /><br />今回もお茶目なさるうぉんコンビが、<br />オーストラリアの魅力をたっぷりとお届けします。<br /><br />平凡な日常生活の風景から、<br />シドニーイベント紹介、B級グルメ&高級グルメ、<br />恒例のさるきちうぉんきちを探せ!<br /><br />そして今回は日本で楽しんでるさるきちうぉんきちまで堪能できる<br />充実した内容になってます。<br /><br />さるきちうぉんきちファンのアナタ、<br />美味しい物好きなアナタ、<br />シドニーに興味のあるアナタ、<br />毎日頑張ってるアナタ、、、<br /><br />さるきちうぉんきちから、<br />全ての癒されたい人にありったけの愛を込めて、<br />このPart2をお届けします!<br /><br /><主な撮影場所><br />・さるきち、うぉんきちの家(シドニー ピアモント)<br />・シドニーのパブ、レストラン各所<br />・シドニーイベント会場(ロックス、バランガルー、ボンダイビーチ、ムーアパーク)<br />・日本(名古屋)<br />・さるきち、うぉんきちの通ってるYOGAスタジオ(シドニー チャッツウッド)<br />・マリタイムミュージアム(シドニー ピアモント)<br />
That Was Midweek That Was: The Story of a Radio Programme
by Libby Purves

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English

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March 23, 2017

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A memoir of 34 years presenting BBC Radio 4's Midweek programme, by Libby Purves
Lili simmons career
by cappi felix

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English

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March 23, 2017

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Lili Simmons began her career as a Ford Model also modeling for Bay stores and Roxy and appearing in commercials and print ads for companies like j.c penny and<br />satin she moved into acting in on the web series Hollywood is like high school with money

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