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Some Enchanted Evening

By Christina Dodd
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Isbn : 0061752452
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
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Once upon a time . . . in a kingdom high in the Pyrenees, three young princesses were forced to flee the chaos in their land—vanishing without a trace and lost to their people . . . until the day a courageous prince can bring the princesses home. One of Scotland's most dangerous men, Robert MacKenzie is dazzled by the enchanting beauty who rides into the town he is sworn to defend. Though he is wary of the exquisite stranger, Clarice stirs emotions within him that Robert buried deeply years before. And now he must have her at any cost, vowing to gain her trust through the powers of his sensuous seduction. Torn between her need to protect her secrets and her aching desire for the dark, tormented earl of Hepburn, Clarice is pulled into Robert's glamorous world . . . and into his perilous plan for justice and revenge. And with the winds of treachery swirling around them, a runaway princess must draw Robert's heart from the shadows and make him believe in happily-ever-after.

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  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 499
  • File Pdf: shirley-i-jest.pdf

Book Summary:

Cindy Williams, half of the comedic duo of Laverne & Shirley, has had a wild and lively career in show business. This book is an engaging and heartfelt journey from Williams’s blue collar roots to unexpected stardom—from being pranked by Jim Morrison while waiting tables at Whisky a Go Go to starring in one of the most iconic shows on television. With wit and candor, Cindy tells stories of her struggles as a child growing up with meager means and dreaming of becoming an actress. She also shares many misadventures and amusing anecdotes about some of the most famous actors in Hollywood. Never taking herself too seriously, Cindy finds humor and irony in the challenging world of show business.

Holman Old Testament Commentary - Joshua

By Kenneth Gangel
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
  • Isbn : 1433674351
  • Pages : 328
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 566
  • File Pdf: holman-old-testament-commentary-joshua.pdf

Book Summary:

One in a series of twenty Old Testament verse-by-verse commentary books edited by Max Anders. Includes discussion starters, teaching plan, and more. Great for lay teachers and pastors alike.

Showstoppers!

By Gerald Nachman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Isbn : 1613731051
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 981
  • File Pdf: showstoppers.pdf

Book Summary:

When Robert Preston shouted "Ya got trouble!" in River City, when Carol Channing glided down a gilded staircase while waiters serenaded her with "Hello, Dolly!," when Barbra Streisand defied us to rain on her parade in Funny Girl, audiences were instantly enchanted. Showstoppers! is all about Broadway musicals' most memorable numbers—why they were so effective, how they were created, and why they still resonate. Much of it is told through the eyes of the performers, songwriters, directors, and choreographers who first built these explosive numbers and lit the fuse. Gerald Nachman interviewed dozens of iconic musical theater figures, including Patti LuPone, John Raitt, Jerry Herman, Edie Adams, Dick Van Dyke, Joel Grey, Marvin Hamlisch, John Kander, Tommy Tune, Sheldon Harnick, and Harold Prince, uncovering priceless untold anecdotes and details.

Singleman No More

By Kevin Riley
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1640285059
  • Pages : 84
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 284
  • File Pdf: singleman-no-more.pdf

Book Summary:

The struggles of the aptly-named Kevin Singleman to find both a life partner and to know Christ lead him on a tortuous and adventure-filled journey. As a natural introvert, he struggles with social situations. It's not until later in life that he begins to find success in both endeavors. Totally frustrated, he decides to give the Lord one year to help him solve his problems. During the following year, his life slowly but surely changes. His friend and former coworker, Paul McKay, is very strong in his faith, even through his struggles with multiple sclerosis. Paul is a beacon for Kevin and figures prominently in Kevin's accepting Christ as his Savior. At about the same time, Kevin joins a music therapy group through his father's battle after suffering a stroke. He becomes involved with Laura Antoni, a dark-haired, athletic caregiver for one of the patients. For the first time in his life, he experiences romantic success. "Have I finally met the love of my life?" Read the story to find out how Kevin becomes a single man no more.

Mood Swings

By Bill Moody
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Stark Raving Group
  • Isbn : 1630520047
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 330
  • File Pdf: mood-swings.pdf

Book Summary:

Mood Swings offers the reader a behind the scenes look into the world of jazz through the eyes of nine musicians. Like the music itself, the stories range from humor, joy, and success, to failure, and at times, even danger and darkness, as each musician offers a glimpse into some aspect of the jazz life.

They're Playing Our Song

By Max Wilk
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Easton Studio Press, LLC
  • Isbn : 1935212591
  • Pages : 388
  • Category : Music
  • Reads : 493
  • File Pdf: they-re-playing-our-song.pdf

Book Summary:

Originally published in 1973, when it won the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award , reprinted and revised several times since, They're Playing Our Song is a classic oral history of American popular music. Now further updated with new material and new photographs, this book is indispensable for anyone interested in the Great American Songbook of the 20th Century, original, classic and timeless songs and lyrics as popular today as ever.

Western Theatre in Global Contexts

By Yasmine Jahanmir,Jillian Campana
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 0429534000
  • Pages : 264
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 839
  • File Pdf: western-theatre-in-global-contexts.pdf

Book Summary:

Western Theatre in Global Contexts explores the junctures, tensions, and discoveries that occur when teaching Western theatrical practices or directing English-language plays in countries that do not share Western theatre histories or in which English is the non-dominant language. This edited volume examines pedagogical discoveries and teaching methods, how to produce specific plays and musicals, and how students who explore Western practices in non-Western places contribute to the art form. Offering on-the-ground perspectives of teaching and working outside of North American and Europe, the book analyzes the importance of paying attention to the local context when developing theatrical practice and education. It also explores how educators and artists who make deep connections in the local culture can facilitate ethical accessibility to Western models of performance for students, practitioners and audiences. Western Theatre in Global Contexts is an excellent resource for scholars, artists, and teachers that are working abroad or on intercultural projects in theatre, education and the arts.

Echo

By Pam Muñoz Ryan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Isbn : 0545576504
  • Pages : 592
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 260
  • File Pdf: echo.pdf

Book Summary:

2016 Newbery Honor Book New York Times Bestseller An impassioned, uplifting, and virtuosic tour de force from a treasured storyteller! Lost and alone in a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica. Decades later, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California each, in turn, become interwoven when the very same harmonica lands in their lives. All the children face daunting challenges: rescuing a father, protecting a brother, holding a family together. And ultimately, pulled by the invisible thread of destiny, their suspenseful solo stories converge in an orchestral crescendo. Richly imagined and masterfully crafted, Echo pushes the boundaries of genre, form, and storytelling innovation to create a wholly original novel that will resound in your heart long after the last note has been struck.

Who Did It First?

By Bob Leszczak
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Isbn : 1442230681
  • Pages : 318
  • Category : Music
  • Reads : 386
  • File Pdf: who-did-it-first.pdf

Book Summary:

In Who Did It First?: Great Pop Cover Songs and Their Original Artists, the second volume in Bob Leszczak’s exciting Who Did It First? series, readers explore the hidden history of the most famous, indeed legendary, pop songs and standards. As Leszczak points out, the version you purchased, swayed to, sang to, and grew up with is often not the first version recorded. Like wine and cheese, some tunes do get better with age, and behind each there is a story. Little-known facts and amusing anecdotes, often gathered through Leszczak’s vast archive of personal interviews with the singers and songwriters, record producers and label owners, who wrote, sang, recorded, and distributed either the original first cut or one of its classic covers.

Determining Your Destiny

By Michael Sandusky
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 9781462812318
  • Pages : 80
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 589
  • File Pdf: determining-your-destiny.pdf

Book Summary:

Here’s the Companion Study Guide for Psalmwriter Book I in the Chronicles of David. Determining your Destiny draws parallels between our search for purpose and meaning and the life of David as he flees from his own destiny. It assists us in examining our own lives as we seek to know what each of our own individual unique purposes are in our earthly sojourn. It sees his Psalms as a help not only in his life, but in our own lives also. It’s suitable for either individual study or group studies.

Between Beats

By Christi Jay Wells
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn : 0197559301
  • Pages : 254
  • Category : Music
  • Reads : 457
  • File Pdf: between-beats.pdf

Book Summary:

Between Beats: The Jazz Tradition and Black Vernacular Dance offers a new look at the complex intersections between jazz music and popular dance over the last hundred-plus years. Author Christi Jay Wells shows how popular entertainment and cultures of social dancing were crucial to jazz music's formation and development even as jazz music came to earn a reputation as a "legitimate" art form better suited for still, seated listening. Through the concept of choreographies of listening, the book explores amateur and professional jazz dancers' relationships with jazz music and musicians as jazz's soundscapes and choreoscapes were forged through close contact and mutual creative exchange. It also unpacks the aesthetic and political negotiations through which jazz music supposedly distanced itself from dancing bodies. Fusing little-discussed material from diverse historical and contemporary sources with the author's own years of experience as a social jazz dancer, it advances participatory dance and embodied practice as central topics of analysis in jazz studies. As it explores the fascinating history of jazz as popular dance music, it exposes how American anxieties about bodies and a broad cultural privileging of the cerebral over the corporeal have shaped efforts to "elevate" expressive forms such as jazz to elite status.

The Right Street Corner, the Right Time

By Sheldon M. Levin M.D.
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 1984575023
  • Pages : 156
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 936
  • File Pdf: the-right-street-corner-the-right-time.pdf

Book Summary:

This book is an anecdote involving multiple Noble Prizes and Oscars.