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Spiritual America: the Richard Prince book By Eric Doeringer
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Spiritual America is a "wild history" of appropriation artist Richard Prince. Richard Prince was born in the Panama Canal Zone in 1949. He moved to Los Angeles in 1967 where he clipped... More > editorials for staff writers at Time-Life and illustrated cartoons. Prince's early work reflects the influence of advertising; he developed a post-modern working process whereby he re-photographed advertisements and magazine images. His later work combined cartoon and joke paintings. Richard Prince was born in the Panama Canal Zone in 1949. His parents worked for the United States government's Office of Strategic Services. There is presently no evidence to associate Prince's parents with the theater in any way. His practice of re-photographing the pages of magazines introduced the term 'appropriation' into the art lexicon. The artist himself gave a more frank account of his technique, preferring to call it theft or, sometimes, 'sharing.'< Less
The Mardi Gras Mystery By H. (Henry) Bedford-Jones
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The Mardi Gras Mystery is the 81st book in the Nancy Drew series. Set in New Orleans at Mardi Gras, it concerns a mysterious art theft.In The Mardi Gras Mystery, Nancy's boyfriend, Ned Nickerson, is... More > invited to spend the vacation with Brian Seaton, an Emerson College friend. On their way to the Seaton Mansion, Brian stops at Warren Tyler's house to pick up his father, Bartholomew Seaton, and at the same time shows Ned a portrait of his late mother, Danielle Seaton, by the famous artist Lucien Beaulieu. The painting is in the possession of Mr. Tyler since he found it in a barn he bought.The friends leave for Seaton Mansion or "The Bat Hallow". They wear fancy dress for the Mardi Gras celebration. Later that evening they go to the Silver Yacht Club. That night the portrait is stolen. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mardi_Gras_Mystery Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Dawn Patrol - A Compendium of Adventure - Volume 1 By Craig C. Hall
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Ten short stories, nine as published in Thriller UK. Seven stories featuring the thrilling adventures of Great War RFC pilot Netherby Chase joined by his American friend Marvin Lee and featuring the... More > mysterious Major Kell of Military Intelligence. Combat in the skies and intrigue on the ground, life is never dull for Captain Netherby Chase. Two stories featuring Tatjana Putz, freelance Austrian Intelligence operative. Why is her life in danger after accepting an invitation from international financier Rudolf Faustus to attend a gathering at his Corsican villa? Can Tatjana solve how an oil painting disappeared from its frame while under guard in the Albertina and why should the theft worry the whole of Austria? A modern day story about Gabriel Coltrane, Anglo-Spanish Interpol agent who gets call in to solve the baffling case of how an entire passenger train disappeared between stations and why it could affect millions of people if he does not find it in time? Read the novels if you enjoyed these short stories.< Less
The Dawn Patrol - A Compendium of Adventure - Volume 1 By Craig C. Hall
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Ten short stories, nine as published in Thriller UK. Seven stories featuring the thrilling adventures of Great war RFC pilot Netherby Chase, joined by his American friend Marvin Lee and featuring... More > the mysterious Major Kell of Military Intelligence. Combat in the skies and intrigue on the ground, life is never dull for Captain Netherby Chase. Two stories featuring Tatjana Putz, freelance Austrian Intelligence operative. Why is her life in danger after accepting an invitation from international financier Rudolf Faustus to attend a gathering at his Corsican villa. Can Tatjana solve how an oil painting disappeared from its frame while under guard in the Albertina and why should the theft worry the whole of Austria? Lastly, a story about Gabriel Coltrane, Anglo-Spanish Interpol agent and the person they call in to solve the baffling case of how an entire passenger train disappeared between stations and why it could affect millions of people if he does not find it in time?< Less

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Referral Mastery Referral Mastery By Joe Stumpf
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