Born in 1962

Birthday Nostalgia

Author: Kerry Butters

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781537104461

Category:

Page: 58

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Born in 1962 by Kerry Butters is a reference Book from that year, included in it are things in the News, Famous Births and Deaths etc. Great for birthday presents. Look out for other years in the series or maybe buy your own birth year. Look out for other years in the series by the same Author. 1916 - 2016

Special Sound

The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Author: Louis Niebur

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0195368401

Category: Music

Page: 259

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This text traces the creation and legacy of the BBC's electronic music studio, the Radiophonic Workshop, in the context of other studios in Europe and America.

Blackberry Wine

Author: Joanne Harris

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 140708352X

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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Jay Mackintosh is trapped by memory in the old familiar landscape of his childhood, to which he longs to return. A bottle of home-brewed wine left to him by a long-vanished friend seems to provide the key to an old mystery. As the unusual properties of the strange brew take effect, Jay escapes to a derelict farmhouse in the French village of Lansquenet. There, a ghost from the past waits to confront him, and the reclusive Marise - haunted, lovely and dangerous - hides a terrible secret behind her closed shutters. Between them, a mysterious chemistry. Or could it be magic?

Postmodern Hollywood

What's New in Film and why it Makes Us Feel So Strange

Author: M. Keith Booker

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275999001

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 213

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Looks at the varied manifestations of postmodernism in an array of popular American films from the 1950s forward.

A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

Author: Ian Chilvers,John Glaves-Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199239657

Category: Art

Page: 776

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This unique and authoritative reference work contains more than 2,000 clear and concise entries on all aspects of modern and contemporary art. Its impressive range of terms includes movements, styles, techniques, artists, critics, dealers, schools, and galleries. There are biographical entries for artists worldwide from the beginning of the 20th century through to the beginning of the 21st, from the Finnish architect Alvar Aalto to the French sculptor Jacques Zwobada. With international coverage, indications of public collections and publicly sited works, and in-depth entries for key topics (for example, Cubism and abstract art), this dictionary is a fascinating and thorough guide for anyone with an interest in modern and contemporary culture, amateur or professional. Formerly the Dictionary of 20th Century Art, the text has been completely revised and updated for this major new edition. 300 entries have been added and it now contains entries on photography in modern art. With emphasis on recent art and artists, for example Damien Hirst, it has an exceptionally strong coverage of art from the 1960s, which makes it particularly ideal for contemporary art enthusiasts. Further reading is provided at entry level to assist those wishing to know more about a particular subject. In addition, this edition features recommended web links for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Modern Art companion website. The perfect companion for the desk, bedside table, or gallery visits, A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art is an essential A-Z reference work for art students, artists, and art lovers.

The Encyclopedia of Surfing

Author: Matt Warshaw

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780156032513

Category: Reference

Page: 788

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A pop culture reference of surfing in America today contains 1,500 alphabetical entries and three hundred illustrations to review the activity's most significant contributors, events, equipment, culture, and history. Reprint.

Born to Play

The Life and Career of Hazel Harrison

Author: Jean E. Cazort,Constance Tibbs Hobson

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 171

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The life of a great musician is always interesting, but the story of Hazel Harrison is exceptional. Her achievement was particularly impressive because she had been schooled entirely at home and was the first black pianist, male or female, to perform with a major European orchestra. Harrison's extraordinarily long and impressive performing career spanned more than half a century, from the days when Brahms was still alive and Stravinsky had not yet composed The Rite of Spring to the time of the civil rights struggle in the deep South.