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  1. Coach Hall

    Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court [Paperback]

    Joe B. Hall (Author); Marianne Walker (Other); Rick Bozich (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780813183756
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Until I was nine or ten, everyone called me Joe or Joe Hall. Then one day, my grandmother, for reasons known only to her, pulled me aside, telling me my name was "too short and too plain." She said, "Let's add your middle initial to make it more i... .... Learn More
  2. The Prince of Mournful Thoughts and Other Stories

    The Prince of Mournful Thoughts and Other Stories [Paperback]

    Caroline Kim (Author)

    £11.00

    ISBN: 9780822966746
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize
    Winner of the 2020 Drue Heinz Literature Prize

    Exploring what it means to be human through the Korean diaspora, Caroline Kim’s stories feature many voices. From a teenage girl in 1980’s America, to a boy growing up in the... .... Learn More
  3. Marcus Clarke

    Marcus Clarke: Novelist, Journalist and Bohemian [Paperback]

    Michael Wilding (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9781922454430
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Michael Wilding’s essays on Marcus Clarke's life and works, from his schooldays at Highgate with Gerard Manley Hopkins to membership of the Melbourne Bohemian Yorick Club with Adam Lindsay Gordon and Henry Kendall, and his associations with the Ch... .... Learn More
  4. A Union Woman in Civil War Kentucky

    A Union Woman in Civil War Kentucky: The Diary of Frances Peter [Paperback]

    Frances Dallam Peter (Author); John David Smith (Editor); William Cooper (Editor)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813153735
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Frances Peter was one of the eleven children of Dr. Robert Peter, a surgeon for the Union army. The Peter family lived on Gratz Park near downtown Lexington, where nineteen-year-old Frances began recording her impressions of the Civil War. Because... .... Learn More
  5. Apollonia on my Mind

    Apollonia on my Mind: The memoir of a paraplegic ocean scientist [Paperback]

    Nicholas C. Flemming (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9789464260328
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Honor Frost Foundation General Publication
    Volume: 2
    The ocean conceals secrets, ancient, modern, and future. Nic Flemming's memoir recounts the life of a pioneer in ocean science. Each chapter describes a thread that structured his work: underwater cities, submerged Ice Age caverns dripping with st... .... Learn More
  6. Apollonia on my Mind

    Apollonia on my Mind: The memoir of a paraplegic ocean scientist [Hardback]

    Nicholas C. Flemming (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9789464260335
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Honor Frost Foundation General Publication
    Volume: 2
    The ocean conceals secrets, ancient, modern, and future. Nic Flemming's memoir recounts the life of a pioneer in ocean science. Each chapter describes a thread that structured his work: underwater cities, submerged Ice Age caverns dripping with st... .... Learn More
  7. In Capra's Shadow

    In Capra's Shadow: The Life and Career of Screenwriter Robert Riskin [Paperback]

    Ian Scott (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813180526
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Because screenwriter Robert Riskin spent most of his career collaborating with legendary Hollywood director Frank Capra, Riskin's own unique contributions to film have been largely overshadowed. With five Academy Award nominations to his credit fo... .... Learn More
  8. Buzz

    Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley [Paperback]

    Jeffrey Spivak (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780813154084
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Characterised by grandiose song-and-dance numbers featuring ornate geometric patterns and mimicked in many modern films, Busby Berkeley's unique artistry is as recognizable and striking as ever. From his years on Broadway to the director's chair, ... .... Learn More
  9. Rare Birds

    Rare Birds: An American Family [Paperback]

    Dan Bessie (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813153681
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    What does a writer do when he's got a family that includes a blacklisted member of the Hollywood Ten, the brains behind Tony the Tiger and the Marlboro Man, a trio of gay puppeteers, the world's leading birdwatcher, sixties hippies, a Dutch stowaw... .... Learn More
  10. Olivia de Havilland

    Olivia de Havilland: Lady Triumphant [Paperback]

    Victoria Amador (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813154657
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Legendary actress and two-time Academy Award winner Olivia de Havilland is best known for her role as Melanie Wilkes in Gone with the Wind (1939). She often inhabited characters who were delicate, elegant, and refined. At the same time, she was a... .... Learn More

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