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  1. Fâṭima, Daughter of Muhammad (2nd ed.)

    Fâṭima, Daughter of Muhammad (2nd ed.): Second Edition [Hardback]

    Christopher Clohessy (Author)

    £76.00

    ISBN: 9781463239336
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 10
    The only child of Muhammad to survive him, Fâṭima was from early times taken up by Shî’a Islam, for whose adherents she is the virgin mother, the heavenly intercessor with untold power before God’s throne, and the grieving mother of al-Husayn, the... .... Learn More
  2. Barbara La Marr

    Barbara La Marr: The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful for Hollywood [Hardback]

    Sherri Snyder (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813174259
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Barbara La Marr's (1896-1926) publicist once confessed: "There was no reason to lie about Barbara La Marr. Everything she said, everything she did was colored with news-value." When La Marr was sixteen, her older half-sister and a male companion r... .... Learn More
  3. Chuck Noll

    Chuck Noll: His Life's Work [Paperback]

    Michael MacCambridge (Author)

    £15.50

    ISBN: 9780822965077
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Chuck Noll won four Super Bowls and presided over one of the greatest football dynasties in history, the Pittsburgh Steelers of the '70s. Later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, his achievements as a competitor and a coach are the stuff... .... Learn More
  4. Ishiro Honda

    Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa [Hardback]

    Steve Ryfle (Author); Ed Godziszewski (Author); Yuuko Honda-Yun (Author); Martin Scorsese (Author)

    £31.00

    ISBN: 9780819570871
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Ishiro Honda was arguably the most internationally successful Japanese director of his generation, with an unmatched succession of science fiction films that were commercial hits worldwide. From the atomic allegory of Godzilla and the beguiling ch... .... Learn More
  5. Michael Curtiz

    Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film [Hardback]

    Alan K. Rode (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813173917
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Academy Award-winning director Michael Curtiz (1886-1962) - whose best-known films include Casablanca (1942), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), Mildred Pierce (1945) and White Christmas (1954) - was in many ways the anti-auteur. During his unprecede... .... Learn More
  6. James Still

    James Still: A Life [Hardback]

    Carol Boggess (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780813174181
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    James Still (1906-2001) first achieved national recognition in the 1930s as a poet, and he remains one of the most beloved and important writers in Appalachian literature. Though he is best known for the seminal novel River of Earth - which Time... .... Learn More
  7. Anne Bancroft

    Anne Bancroft: A Life [Hardback]

    Douglass K. Daniel (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9780813169682
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    "Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?" These famous lines from The Graduate (1967) would forever link Anne Bancroft (1931-2005) to the groundbreaking film and confirm her status as a movie icon. Along with her portrayal of Annie... .... Learn More
  8. Lossberg's War

    Lossberg's War: The World War I Memoirs of a German Chief of Staff [Hardback]

    Fritz von Lossberg (Author); David T. Zabecki (Editor); Dieter J. Biedekarken (Editor); Holger H. Herwig (Author)

    £49.00

    ISBN: 9780813169804
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Foreign Military Studies
    General Fritz von Lossberg (1868-1942) directed virtually all the major German defensive battles on the Western Front during the First World War. Hailed as "the Lion of the Defensive," he was an extremely influential military tactician and, unlike... .... Learn More
  9. Forward with Patton

    Forward with Patton: The World War II Diary of Colonel Robert S. Allen [Hardback]

    Robert S. Allen (Author); John Nelson Rickard (Editor)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813169125
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    Soldier, journalist, and Soviet spy Robert S. Allen (1900-1981) was a deeply controversial figure. After serving in France during World War I, he left the military, forged a successful career as a syndicated columnist, and even rose to become the ... .... Learn More
  10. Setting the Stage

    Setting the Stage: Attention to What We Do, How We Do It, and Why [Hardback]

    David Hays (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780819577214
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    David Hays, elected to the Theater Hall of Fame in 2014, created an exciting and successful career designing scenery and lighting for plays and musicals on Broadway, in London, and in Japan. Told with passion and wit, this book takes readers behin... .... Learn More

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