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The Essential David Everett Reader By David Everett
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David Everett wrote the way he played the piano — for the sheer joy of entertaining. His stories are unfailingly funny. Everett's memoirs tell of growing up in east Texas during WWII, the... More > military after Korea but before Viet Nam, gays at UT in the 50s, Winedale and Johnson City in the 60s, playing the piano behind the iron curtain in Europe, and much, much more. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s at 45, Everett continued to enjoy life for another 28 years, first working on campus and then retiring to Mexico. This book tells in droll detail the story of the coming of age of a gay Texan, the pleasures and traumas of the 60s, the heroic struggles of an unrepentant iconoclast, beset with a degenerative disease, who faced the world with intelligence, sensitivity, and humor. This book is a song with many verses and a single underlying theme: art as a form of salvation, writing as a pure act of love.< Less
The Essential David Everett Reader By David Everett
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David Everett wrote the way he played the piano — for the sheer joy of entertaining. His stories are unfailingly funny. Everett's memoirs tell of growing up in east Texas during WWII, the... More > military after Korea but before Viet Nam, gays at the University of Texas in the 50s, Winedale and Johnson City in the 60s, playing the piano behind the iron curtain in Europe, and much, much more. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s at 45, he continued to enjoy life for another 28 years, first working on campus and then retiring to Mexico. This book tells in droll detail the story of the coming of age of a gay Texan, the pleasures and traumas of the 60s, the heroic struggles of an unrepentant iconoclast, beset with a degenerative disease, who faced the world with intelligence, sensitivity, and humor. This book is a song with many verses and a single underlying theme: art as a form of salvation, writing as a pure act of love.< Less
Brittney Lynn Everett By Brittney Everett
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An Autobiography of William Everett Bonnett By William Everett Bonnett
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Autobiography of William Everett Bonnett, edited by his nephew, Howard T. Bonnett. An historical snapshot of life in Kansas spanning the introduction of the automobile, the dust bowl, and World War... More > II.< Less
EVERETTE HARTSOE'S BADGIRL SKETCHBOOK VOL.1 By everette hartsoe
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Creator of the hit underground comicbook series, RAZOR and father of the Badgirl comics genre, Everette Hartsoe, draws a series of sexy devil girls, vamps, animal hybrids and much more in this 52... More > page limited edition large sized sketchbook! This is Hartsoe's very 1st sketchbook for his 2012 tour< Less
John Everett Millais: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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Sir John Everett Millais was an English painter and illustrator and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His prodigious artistic talent won him a place at the Royal Academy schools... More > at the unprecedented age of eleven. While there, he met William Holman Hunt and Dante Gabriel Rossetti with whom he formed the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in September 1848 in his family home. His early works were painted with great attention to detail, often concentrating on the beauty and complexity of the natural world based on the integration of naturalistic elements. This style was promoted by the critic John Ruskin, who had defended the Pre-Raphaelites against their critics. Later works, from the 1870s onwards demonstrate Millais's reverence for old masters such as Joshua Reynolds and Velázquez. Many of these paintings were of an historical theme and were further examples of Millais's talent.< Less
Henry Everett Ney By Hugh Hagius
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Everett Ney was born in Shelby County, Illinois, in 1881. He grew up in Lake Arthur, Louisiana, where his family grew rice, and for many years he was the gardener of Victory Park in Baton Rouge. In... More > the 1940s he removed to Birmingham, Alabama, where his face and flowing beard became a familiar sight to the many residents who passed him every day at First Avenue and Eighteenth Street, selling copies of the Post-Herald and the News. In time he was discovered by artists and photographers who employed him as a model. Mr. Ney turned out to have the knack of looking like an inspired prophet, or a grizzled frontiersman as required. With the help of Mr. Ney's granddaughter Eleanor Bailey, Hugh Hagius has assembled a gallery of these professional portraits, along with a selection of images of Mr. Ney from family pictures. They comprise a photographic record of his life from infancy to old age, through a variety of bearded and clean-shaven looks.< Less
Henry Everett Ney By Hugh Hagius
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Everett Ney was born in Shelby County, Illinois, in 1881. He grew up in Lake Arthur, Louisiana, where his family grew rice, and for many years he was the gardener of Victory Park in Baton Rouge. ... More > In the 1940s he removed to Birmingham, Alabama, where his face and flowing beard became a familiar sight to the many residents who passed him every day at First Avenue and Eighteenth Street, selling copies of the Post-Herald and the News. In time he was discovered by artists and photographers who employed him as a model. Mr. Ney turned out to have the knack of looking like an inspired prophet, or a grizzled frontiersman as required. With the help of Mr. Ney's granddaughter Eleanor Bailey, Hugh Hagius has assembled a gallery of these professional portraits, along with a selection of images of Mr. Ney from family pictures. They comprise a photographic record of his life from infancy to old age, through a variety of bearded and clean-shaven looks.< Less
Leanne and Everett's Wedding By Libby Lewis
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Edward Everett Hale Stories: How to Do It By Edward Everett Hale
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First of all, then, my dear young friends, I began active life, as soon as I had left college, as I can well wish all of you might do. I began in keeping school. Not that I want to have any of you do... More > this long, unless an evident fitness or "manifest destiny" appear so to order. But you may be sure that, for a year or two of the start of life, there is nothing that will teach you your own ignorance so well as having to teach children the few things you know, and to answer, as best you can, their questions on all grounds.< Less