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  • You Look Like That Girlby Lisa Jakub

    Beaufort Books 2015; US$ 14.95

    <div>At the age of twenty-two, Lisa Jakub had what she was supposed to want: she was a working actor in Los Angeles. She had more than forty movies and TV shows to her name, she had been in blockbusters like<em>Mrs. Doubtfire</em>and<em>Independence Day</em>, she walked the red carpet and lived in the house she bought... more...

  • 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...

  • Working in the Wingsby Elizabeth A. Osborne; Christine Woodworth

    Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    Theatre has long been an art form of subterfuge and concealment. Working in the Wings: New Perspectives on Theatre History and Labor, edited by Elizabeth A. Osborne and Christine Woodworth, brings attention to what goes on behind-the-scenes, challenging, and revising our understanding of work, theatre, and history. Essays consider a range of... 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

    "The rainman gave me two cures And he said, ‘Just jump right in.? The one was Texas Medicine And the other was railroad gin. And like a fool I mixed them And they strangled up my mind Now people just get uglier And I have no sense of time.? --Bob Dylan, “Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again? The guiding metaphor in Peter Coyote?s... 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 Spieß; Klaus-Michael Köpcke

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The contributions of this volume examine the phenomena of metaphor and metonymy from different perspectives. They adopt current tendencies in metaphor and metonymy research, discuss theoretical and methodological questions based on empirical analyses, and outline new approaches in both single-language and 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...