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  • The Lives of Robert Ryanby J. R. Jones

    Wesleyan University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    The definitive biography of the legendary film noir actor more...

  • Pete Duelby Paul Green

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    Most widely known for his starring role as outlaw Hannibal Heyes in television's Alias Smith and Jones (1971-1973), actor Pete Duel (originally Peter Deuel) led an unpredictable and often tumultuous life, cut short by his highly publicized suicide on New Year's Eve 1971, at the height of his celebrity. In the expanded second edition, this biography... more...

  • Jolly Della Pringleby Charles E. Lauterbach

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    The story of American repertory theatre actress Jolly Della Pringle (1870-1952) is an odyssey of travel, adventure, drama, romance and many changes in fortune. Pringle was a major star to the people in the gold fields, cow towns, logging camps, military forts and rural communities of the West and Midwest during the decades before and after the turn... more...

  • The Rainman's Third Cureby Peter Coyote

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 26.00

    An ordained practitioner of Zen Buddhism and a politically engaged actor, Peter Coyote began his work in street theater and political organizing in San Francisco. In addition to acting in over 140 films, and working with directors such as Martin Ritt, Steven Spielberg and Roman Polanski, Coyote has won an Emmy for narrating the award-winning documentary... more...

  • The Clint Eastwood Westernsby James L. Neibaur

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 33.99

    This book looks at the film and television genre that made Clint Eastwood a star: westerns. The author discusses in detail the production, impact, influences, and successes (both critical and commercial) of each of Eastwood?s films. Neibaur also examines the continued success and influence of his films on the western film genre. more...

  • Metapher und Metonymieby Constanze Spie▀; Klaus-Michael K÷pcke

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The contributions of this volumeáexamine the phenomena of metaphor and metonymy from different perspectives. Theyáadopt current tendencies in metaphor and metonymy research, discuss theoretical and methodological questions based on empirical analyses, and outline newáapproaches in both single-languageáand cross-linguisic research. more...

  • The Poitier Effectby Sharon Willis

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    The civil rights struggle was convulsing the nation, its violence broadcast into every living room. Against this fraught background, Sidney Poitier emerged as an image of dignity, discipline, and moral authority. Here was the picture-perfect black man, helping German nuns build a chapel in The Lilies of the Field and overcoming the prejudices of... more...

  • The Peter Lawford Storyby Patricia Lawford Stewart; Ted Schwarz

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 15.95

    Ted Schwarz has written and coauthored more than 100 books. Among his bestselling titles are The Peter Lawford Story , The Kennedys: The Third Generation , and Rose Kennedy and Her Family . Patricia Lawford Stewart was Peter Lawford's last wife and she lived with him for eleven years until his death. more...

  • Beautiful Chaosby Carey Perloff

    City Lights Publishers 2015; US$ 17.95

    Perloff's memoir of her career in the theater offers a provocative, passionate and deeply personal view of its role today. more...

  • Here Comes The Showboat!by Betty Bryant

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    "I was born at the tail end of a unique and delightful era and raised on one of the last showboats to struggle for survival against the devastating crunch of progress.... Our showboat's express purpose was carrying entertainment to hundreds of thousands of river-bottom farmers along our water-bordered frontier." -- from the book Betty Bryant was... more...