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- Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 12.00
There were many women in his past. Will one of them become his future? Rodney Hampton, a thirty-three-year-old L.A. native, is a pro at juggling women. He and his best friend, Timothy Waters Jr., spent many years recklessly scoping out honeys at ski summits, getting acquainted with MBAs at Martha's Vineyard beach parties, and macking coeds at... more...
- Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 15.00
One of the foremost chroniclers of the contemporary black experience offers an undeluded perspective on the 1980s. Here are crack, AIDS, and the Reagan rollback of the major advances of the civil rights movement. But Nelson George also shows how black performers, athletes, and activists made increasing inroads into the mainstream. This fast-paced,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 14.00
" City Kid is perhaps one of the seven greatest books ever written. It has the realness of The Autobiography of Malcolm X , the warmth of The Color Purple , and the page count of Tuesdays with Morrie . It's a must read."-Chris Rock Nelson George was the nerd of his ghetto neighborhood; the kid who devoured Captain America comics, Ernest... more...
- Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 16.00
This passionate and provocative book tells the complete story of black music in the last fifty years, and in doing so outlines the perilous position of black culture within white American society. In a fast-paced narrative, Nelson George?s book chronicles the rise and fall of ?race music? and its transformation into the R&B that eventually dominated... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 21.99
An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George, ?the most accomplished black music critic of his generation? ( Washington Post Book World ). When it debuted in October 1971, seven years after the Civil Rights Act, Soul Train... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 57.00
In Enterprising Minnesotans we read stories of the men and women throughout Minnesota?s history who have created exceptional businesses from 1849 to the present, including Cargill, the Mayo Clinic, Andersen Windows, Ecolab, Schwan?s, and Leeann Chin, Inc. Through fascinating stories, Enterprising Minnesotans honors the creativity, tenacity, and boldness... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 17.00
Nelson George and Alan Leeds have assembled the first comprehensive collection of writings about the late, great Godfather of Soul, creating a fascinating mosaic of the man and the musician. Known as the hardest-working man in show business, James Brown embodied rhythm and blues, funk and soul, and sensuality. His musical innovations in such indelible... more...