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The Great Depression
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What do you do when you don’t finish the food on your dinner plate? Throw it in the compost bin? Feed it to the dog? If you were a kid growing up in the 1930s, you’d probably never waste... More > food, because so many people were starving. Why were so many people in America going hungry? Because of the Great Depression. In The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s from the Dust Bowl to the New Deal, readers ages 12 to 15 explore the personal and historical impact of one of the hardest decades in this country’s history. By 1932, 25 percent of Americans were unemployed. People lost their homes, their possessions, and their pride. Families moved around in search of work. But it was also a time of great technological advances. Through hands-on projects and investigations into primary sources, readers discover how people coped, what new inventions came about, and how the economics of the country affected the arts, sciences, and politics of the times. Ages 12-15 Guided Reading Level: W< Less
Dennis Hopper: The Complete Film Guide
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The film career of Dennis Hopper spans half a century, beginning in the mid 1950s and ending in the new millennium upon his death. Hopper had a strange but brilliant career on the screen, starting in... More > the golden age of James Dean and John Wayne, going through the Corman B movies of the 1960s, the turbulent but brilliant 1970s, his big comeback in the 1980s, to his days as Hollywood's favourite villain in the 90s, then into the B movies and late TV gold of his final years. This book goes through Hopper's credits, the TV appearances (Medic, 24, Crash), his classic movies (Easy Rider, The Last Movie, American Friend, Apocalypse Now, Blue Velvet), lesser known classics (Tracks, Mad Dog Morgan, River's Edge), odd ball curiosities (White Star, Human Highway, Bloodbath), lost forgotten gems (Last Days of Frankie the Fly, Blackout, Catchfire) and everything in between. This is the ultimate guide to the screen work of Dennis Hopper, one of the most exciting and charismatic actors the world has ever seen.< Less
The Vista: A Journey of a Bacha Bazi Boy
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Three years after the 9/11 attacks, Mike, a staff sergeant in the US Army has command of a squad of ten soldiers stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan. Mike learns from his informant of a time honoured... More > tradition that takes place in this part of the world, the “Bacha Bazi Boys”, boys abused by the taliban, and successful business men. The boys are forced to entertain against their will. Farrin Khan, a gifted doctor and his American wife Rachel have two boys that go missing, later learn from a hired investigator that they have been abducted. Getting clearance for a covert mission, Mike sets out with five hand-chosen men from his squad, a sniper from Delta Force, and their trusted bomb-sniffing dog King, they embark into the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan. A Pakistani guide leads them through the harsh, snowy mountains of the Hindu Kush.The Commanders watch as scheduled drone surveillance witness the hardships they endure. Finding the cave system, its not at all what they expected.< Less
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A play of ideas and short stories, in 3 acts, about everything from Greek myth and the Great American Songbook to Jungian psychology, Buddhism, politics, foreign film classics, the Unconscious,... More > Google maps, King Lear, baseball, Leonardo da Vinci, the N-word, Victorian stage illusions, dogs, the I Ching, cult movies, Time Machines, bulls, Memory Theaters, metaphysics, gay sex, Goya, photography, Joan of Arc, lost love, marriage and madness. How are they all connected? Where is it all going? Take the trip and find out. Author's note: This book is not for a mass audience. It's an experiment, not only in its content, but also its form. It's 298 pages and about 90,000 words, carefully inter-laid with many b&w photos and other artwork, and designed for a particular format (8.5 in. square). It will never be an ebook. It’s an adventure that depends on your participation – imagine you’re a bee, collecting pollen from a variety of plants, and it's up to you whether there’s any honey to make. To bee or not to bee.< Less
Sing Along Songs
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A compilation of lyrics of all popular songs and ballads. All the song you wanted to sing but did not know the lyrics. American Pie,The Green Fields of France,The Last Night As I Roved Out,The... More > Parting Glass,Fields of Athenry,Piano Man, Danny Boy,Yesterday,Dicey Reilly,Let it Be,Don't Forget your Shovel,Love me Do,Fiddlers Green,Yellow Submarine,Finnegan's Wake,King of the Road,Flower of Scotland,Lucky Lips,Four Green Fields,The Dog Shite Song,Leaving Nancy,Black is the Colour,The Mountains of Mourne,Hotel California,Only our Rivers Run Free,Green Green Grass of Home,Raglan Road,Don't Look Back in Anger Red is the Road,Seven Drunken Nights,Spancil Hill,Mrs Robinson,The Cobbler,The Boxer, The Dutchman,Sound of Silence,The juice of the Barley,Crocodile Rock,The Ould Triangle,Stuck in the Middle with You,The Rare Ould Times,Help,The Spanish Lady,Imagine,The Town I Loved So Well,Bye Bye Love,The Wild Colonial Boy,Cliffs of Dooneen, Three Score and Ten,The Voyage,The Band Played Waltzing Matilda.< Less
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