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  1. Michael Curtiz

    Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film [Paperback]

    Alan K. Rode (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780813180434
    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
  2. Sharp Cut

    Sharp Cut: Harold Pinter's Screenplays and the Artistic Process [Paperback]

    Steven H. Gale (Author)

    £31.50

    ISBN: 9780813180502
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Best known as one of the most important playwrights of the twentieth century, Harold Pinter has also written many highly regarded screenplays, including Academy Award-nominated screenplays for The French Lieutenant's Woman and Betrayal, c... .... Learn More
  3. Harry Dean Stanton

    Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel [Hardback]

    Joseph B. Atkins (Author)

    £31.50

    ISBN: 9780813180106
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Harry Dean Stanton (1926-2017) got his start in Hollywood in TV productions such as Zane Grey Theater and Gunsmoke. After a series of minor parts in forgettable westerns, he gradually began to get film roles that showcased his laid-back acting s... .... Learn More
  4. A Doctor for Rural America

    A Doctor for Rural America: The Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley [Hardback]

    Barbara Barksdale Clowse (Author)

    £31.50

    ISBN: 9780813179773
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Dr. Frances Sage Bradley (1862-1949) was a mediating force between the urban world of her own education and experience, and that of rural Americans. As a widow with four young children, Bradley trained as a doctor and became one of the first women... .... Learn More
  5. The Eagle on My Arm

    The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life [Hardback]

    Dava Guerin (Author); Terry Bivens (Author); Jack E. Davis (Author); Floyd Scholz (Author)

    £24.50

    ISBN: 9780813180021
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: AUSA Books - American Warriors Series
    In October 1967, eighteen-year-old Patrick Bradley enlisted in the US Army and was later deployed to North Vietnam as a special operator with missions to kill high-value targets. Combat left him physically and psychologically wounded, as it does m... .... Learn More
  6. Havel

    Havel: Unfinished Revolution [Hardback]

    David Barton (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780822946069
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian and East European Studies
    Václav Havel (1936-2011), the famous Czech dissident, intellectual, and playwright, was there when a half million people came to Wenceslas Square to demand an end to Communism in 1989. Many came to hear him call for a free Czechoslovakia, for demo... .... Learn More
  7. Maureen O'Hara

    Maureen O'Hara: The Biography [Paperback]

    Aubrey Malone (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813180694
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    From her first appearances on the stage and screen, Maureen O'Hara (b. 1920) commanded attention with her striking beauty, radiant red hair, and impassioned portrayals of spirited heroines. Whether she was being rescued from the gallows by Charles... .... Learn More
  8. Katherine Jackson French

    Katherine Jackson French: Kentucky's Forgotten Ballad Collector [Hardback]

    Elizabeth DiSavino (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780813178523
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    The second woman to earn a PhD from Columbia University -- and the first from south of the Mason-Dixon Line to do so -- Kentucky native Katherine Jackson French broke boundaries. Her research kick-started a resurgence of Appalachian music that con... .... Learn More
  9. Changing the Game

    Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing [Hardback]

    Jim Host (Author); Eric A. Moyen (Other)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780813179551
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Many Kentuckians and fans of intercollegiate athletics are familiar with the name Jim Host. As founder and CEO of Host Communications, he was the pioneer in college sports marketing. Host's prevailing innovation in collegiate sports was the concep... .... Learn More
  10. George Rogers Clark and William Croghan

    George Rogers Clark and William Croghan: A Story of the Revolution, Settlement, and Early Life at Locust Grove [Hardback]

    Gwynne Tuell Potts (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780813178677
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    This dual biography focuses on the lives of two very different men who fought for and settled the American West and whose vision secured the old Northwest Territory for the new nation. The two represented contrasting American experiences: famed mi... .... Learn More

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