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Hollywood Classics Title Index to All Movies Reviewed in Books 1-24 By John Howard Reid
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A complete index to all the films reviewed in all 24 of the "Hollywood Classics" movie books, this massive final volume not only devotes 120 pages to the title index but also contains 212... More > pages of exhaustive details and comments on an additional 80 must-see films. This additional 80 includes such classics as "A Streetcar Named Desire", the 1937 "Prisoner of Zenda", the multi-award winning "All the King's Men", Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo", Henry King's "Tol'able David", Cecil B. DeMille's "The Ten Commandments", Byron Haskin's "The War of the Worlds", the Vivien Leigh and Robert Taylor "Waterloo Bridge", the Clark Gable and Jean Harlow "Red Dust", Ronald Colman's "If I Were King", the classic noir "Out of the Past", three versions of "Romeo and Juliet", and the delightful Claudette Colbert and James Stewart comedy, "It's a Wonderful World".< Less
Back To The Future: A History of Transit Planning in the Puget Sound Region By Christine Bae et al.
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Back to the Future focuses on the planning and development of transportation infrastructure in Seattle and the Puget Sound region in the years since World War II. Because this subject is so vast,... More > Back to the Future focuses on six individual topics; The Construction of Interstate 5: Downtown Seattle through the University District by Kassandra Leingang; An Historical GIS Examination of the Interstate-5 Corridor by Scott Beckstrom; Seattle Bus Tunnel by Oran Viriyincy, Sounder Commuter Rail by Brian Mann; Central Link Light Rail: Planning and Performance by John Murphy, and The Waterfront Line: A History of Streetcars in Seattle and on its Central Waterfront by Andreas Piller. Compilation, research support, final editing and formatting is by Michelle Whitfield. Collectively the chapters offer insights into the history of some of the most important transportation projects in the region. They show how decisions were made and how initial proposals changed as they came to fruition.< Less
Lock the Door on Your Way Out: The Norbert Komorowski Story By Keith Komorowski
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Born the youngest of over a dozen children into a strong Catholic family on the bustling north side of Saint Louis city in 1928, Norbert Komorowski grew up during the heart of the Great Depression.... More > Here he tells the story of how he survived childhood without indoor plumbing, elementary school without video games, and high school without a car. He was the product of a different time, a simpler time, maybe a better time. There's laughter and heartbreak here, but more importantly, there's history. The world of his youth and young adulthood is long gone, but his words can conjure the images for us, so we can retrace – at least in our imaginations - his steps with him and experience the memories of what it once was like to ride a streetcar or run to the outhouse in the snow.< Less
CLUJ Travel Section Fall 2013, Issue 3 By CLUJ Travel Section
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Traveling is about the stories — stories of the places you go, the things you see, the food you eat, the people you meet, the time you followed a trail of carrots to find shelter with an... More > anarchist community in Spain, that wine-drunk conversation you had with a Parisian pornographer. The stories we collect traveling reflect those moments in which we recognize something special. In each of our stories, there is discovery. Our discoveries can affect our world-views, our understanding of people and culture, and our attitudes toward those different from ourselves. Our discoveries can also make us crack up, break down, and hop the nearest open-air streetcar to the other side of town. And we share our discoveries with others through our stories. In the past three months, we at the Travel Section have compiled a wide range of stories and discoveries from across the country and across the world. We hope they inspire you to make some discoveries of your own.< Less

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