You Don T Own Me

Autore: Trevor Tolliver
Editore: Backbeat Books
ISBN: 9781495024412
Grandezza: 21,19 MB
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(Book). 1963 tail fins were in, sock hops were hot, and a fairytale white knight was president. That summer, sixteen year-old singer Lesley Gore released her debut single, "It's My Party," propelling her to Number One on the charts. For the next several years, the crowned Princess of Pop dominated the radio with a string of hits including "Judy's Turn to Cry," "She's A Fool," "Sunshine, Lollipops & Rainbows," and the rousing anthem for independence, "You Don't Own Me," making her the most successful and influential solo female artist of the 60s. But beneath the bubblegum facade was a girl squirming against social and professional pressures to simply be herself and to forge a future where she could write and perform music beyond the trappings of teenage angst and love triangles. Assembled over five years of research and interviews, this is the first and long overdue biography of Lesley Gore, one of pop music's pioneering Mothers, which chronicles her meteoric rise to fame, her devastating fall from popularity and struggle for relevance in the 1970s, and her reemergence as a powerful songwriter, political activist, and camp icon. The biography includes behind-the-scenes stories about the making of her hit records, debunks or clarifies popular myths about her career, and places her remarkable life and times within a historical context to reveal how her music was both impacted by, and contributed to, each decade of her astounding fifty-year career.

You Don T Own Me

Autore: Melissa Stone
Editore: Heinemann/Raintree
ISBN: 9780811426695
Grandezza: 48,82 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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Details the lives and achievements of eight Americans, including Harriet Tubman, William Travis, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and others.

The Billionaire Banker

Autore: Georgia Le Carre
Editore: Georgia Le Carre
ISBN: 9780957681248
Grandezza: 58,75 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 9426
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When Lana Bloom learns the devastating news that her mother is dying, she is faced with a terrible dilemma. The one thing that can save her is the one thing she does not have. For young and Innocent Lana, the unthinkable is her only choice. When she walks through the door of that exclusive restaurant she has no idea of the seismic shift her life is about to take, for the highest bidder will not be the rich man she has accompanied. Fate drops her at the feet of the deeply mysterious and dazzlingly gorgeous American banker, Blake Law Barrington. Includes mature themes and sexual content.

Don T Make Me Think Revisited

Autore: Steve Krug
Editore: New Riders
ISBN: 0133597261
Grandezza: 10,95 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 5507
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Since Don’t Make Me Think was first published in 2000, hundreds of thousands of Web designers and developers have relied on usability guru Steve Krug’s guide to help them understand the principles of intuitive navigation and information design. Witty, commonsensical, and eminently practical, it’s one of the best-loved and most recommended books on the subject. Now Steve returns with fresh perspective to reexamine the principles that made Don’t Make Me Think a classic–with updated examples and a new chapter on mobile usability. And it’s still short, profusely illustrated…and best of all–fun to read. If you’ve read it before, you’ll rediscover what made Don’t Make Me Think so essential to Web designers and developers around the world. If you’ve never read it, you’ll see why so many people have said it should be required reading for anyone working on Web sites. “After reading it over a couple of hours and putting its ideas to work for the past five years, I can say it has done more to improve my abilities as a Web designer than any other book.” –Jeffrey Zeldman, author of Designing with Web Standards

Love Misadventure

Autore: Lang Leav
Editore: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449456464
Grandezza: 22,54 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 1939
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The journey from love to heartbreak to finding love again is personal yet universal. Lang Leav's evocative love poetry speaks to the soul of anyone who is on this journey. Leav has an unnerving ability to see inside the hearts and minds of her readers. Her talent for translating complex emotions with astonishing simplicity has won her a cult following of devoted modern poetry fans from all over the world. Forget the dainty, delicate love poems of yore; these little poems pack a mighty punch. Lang Leav is a poet and internationally exhibiting artist. Her work expresses the intricacies of love and loss. Love & Misadventure is her first poetry collection.

The World Don T Owe Me Nothing

Autore: David Honeyboy Edwards
Editore: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1556529821
Grandezza: 32,71 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
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This vivid oral snapshot of an America that planted the blues is full of rhythmic grace. From the son of a sharecropper to an itinerant bluesman, Honeyboy's stories of good friends Charlie Patton, Big Walter Horton, Little Walter Jacobs, and Robert Johnson are a godsend to blues fans. History buffs will marvel at his unique perspective and firsthand accounts of the 1927 Mississippi River flood, vagrancy laws, makeshift courts in the back of seed stores, plantation life, and the Depression.

You Don T Look Sick

Autore: Joy H. Selak
Editore: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1936303426
Grandezza: 70,59 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 6417
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Chronicles one person's true life story of illness and her physicians compassionate commentary as they journey through the four stages of chronic illness; Getting Sick, Being Sick, Grief and Acceptance and Living Well. Designed for people at all stages of the chronic illness journey, this book is also illuminating for caregivers and loved ones.

Beautiful Beast

Autore: Georgia Le Carre
Editore:
ISBN: 9781910575192
Grandezza: 17,88 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 6932
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Snow: If only he hadn't wrapped his strong hand around my wrist and caused me to look into those wickedly intoxicating eyes. But he did. Now I can't get this sexy alpha bad boy out of my head. There's just one obstacle. I belong to someone else. Though I don't love him, I'm a possession he's willing to kill for... Shane: If only she hadn't come into my club, and turned my head. But she did. Now I'll risk it all to have this fairytale beauty in my bed. There's just one obstacle. She's indebted to him and forbidden to me. But I don't care. . I'll die before I let him keep her...

Of Mice And Men

Autore: John Steinbeck
Editore: Hamilton Books
ISBN:
Grandezza: 53,47 MB
Formato: PDF
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The compelling story of two outsiders striving to find their place in an unforgiving world. Drifters in search of work, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie have nothing in the world except each other and a dream--a dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch in California’s Salinas Valley, but their hopes are doomed as Lennie, struggling against extreme cruelty, misunderstanding and feelings of jealousy, becomes a victim of his own strength. Tackling universal themes such as the friendship of a shared vision, and giving voice to America’s lonely and dispossessed, Of Mice and Men has proved one of Steinbeck’s most popular works, achieving success as a novel, a Broadway play and three acclaimed films.

Don T Own Don T Rent Live Well

Autore: Matthew Peters
Editore: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1600378803
Grandezza: 69,41 MB
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Vista: 6510
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The Peters share how they pay nothing for their housing, eliminated their debts, built their nest egg, worked less, and traveled the world by totally redefining the traditional role of a resident manager--by stripping it down and systematizing everything.