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  1. Film's First Family

    Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos [Hardback]

    Terry Chester Shulman (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813178097
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Scandal, adultery, secret marriages, celebrity, divorce, custody battles, suicide attempts, and alcoholism -- the trials and tribulations of the Costellos were as riveting as any Hollywood feature film. Written with unprecedented access to the fam... .... Learn More
  2. Boy on the Bridge

    Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success [Hardback]

    Andrew Marble (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813178028
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    His life and career were the embodiment of the American dream. Born in Poland, John Shalikashvili (1936--2011) descended from aristocratic European families that served with distinction in both battle and government for centuries. After barely sur... .... Learn More
  3. Enid Yandell

    Enid Yandell: Kentucky's Pioneer Sculptor [Hardback]

    Juilee Decker (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813178639
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Topics in Kentucky History
    Louisville-born and nationally renowned sculptor Enid Yandell (1869--1934) was ahead of her time. She began her career when sculpture was considered too physical, too messy, and too masculine for women. Yandell challenged the gender norms of early... .... Learn More
  4. Athene Palace

    Athene Palace [Paperback]

    R.G. Waldeck (Author); Ernest Latham (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781592110070
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    As European capitals fell during 1940 and 1941, there swarmed to the Athene Palace, Bucharest’s Grand Hotel, diplomats, generals, Gestapo spies, and demi-mondaines from all over Europe. Arriving at the crowded Athene Palace on the day Paris fell i... .... Learn More
  5. Engineering Corporate Success

    Engineering Corporate Success: A Memoir [Hardback]

    James Hardymon (Author); Terry Birdwhistell (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781949669060
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    From growing up on the banks of the Ohio River during the Great Depression to acquiring executive management roles at large international companies, James Hardymon's life has been full of twists, turns, hard work, and achievement. During his caree... .... Learn More
  6. Sigmund Freud und sein Buch, Der Mann Moses

    Sigmund Freud und sein Buch, Der Mann Moses: Eine kritische Würdigung aus ägyptologischer und anthropologischer Sicht [Paperback]

    Rolf Krauss (Author)


    ISBN: 9781906137649
    Published by : Golden House Publications
    Series: Internet-Beiträge zur Ägyptologie und Sudanarchäologie
    Volume: 22
    Freud’s study about Moses and monotheistic religion combined Egyptology and anthropology in a critical analysis of the biblical faith. This book reviews the Egyptological and anthropological bases of Freud’s arguments. There is also a chapter devo... .... Learn More
  7. Fernando Pessoa. A Quasi Memoir

    Fernando Pessoa. A Quasi Memoir [Paperback]

    José Paulo Cavalcanti (Author)


    ISBN: 9788869771811
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    Writing a biography about Pessoa is a seemingly impossible task. The great Portuguese poet did not have just one life, but his existence virtually exploded in over a hundred different personalities. Only by placing oneself close to Pessoa, only by... .... Learn More
  8. The Power to Change the World

    The Power to Change the World: James Watt (1736-1819) - A Life in 50 Objects [Paperback]

    Malcolm Dick (Editor); Kate Croft (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781905036561
    Published by : West Midlands History
    James Watt (1736-1819) transformed the steam engine - the most significant invention of the Industrial Revolution. Without Watt there would have been no locomotives, steamships or factories where machines were energised by coal. Watt was, however... .... Learn More
  9. Daughter of the Cold War

    Daughter of the Cold War [Paperback]

    Grace Kennan Warnecke (Author)


    ISBN: 9780822965893
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian and East European Studies
    Grace Kennan Warnecke's memoir is about a life lived on the edge of history. Daughter of one of the most influential diplomats of the twentieth century, wife of the scion of a newspaper dynasty and mother of the youngest owner of a major league ba... .... Learn More
  10. Fâṭima, Daughter of Muhammad (2nd ed.)

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

    Christopher Clohessy (Author)


    ISBN: 9781463239398
    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

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