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AlexanderMcQueen - blood beneath the skin AlexanderMcQueen - blood beneath the skin

"The first definitive biography of the iconic, notoriously private British fashion designer Alexander McQueen explores the connections between his dark work and even darker life. When forty-year-old Alexander McQueen committed suicide in February 2010, a shocked world mourned the loss. McQueen had risen from humble beginnings as the son of an East London taxi driver to scale the heights of fame, fortune, and glamour. He designed clothes for the world's most beautiful women and royalty, most famo

Aug 31, 2015
Diana - in pursuit of love Diana - in pursuit of love

Aug 31, 2015
Good mourning Good mourning

Aug 28, 2015
Kissinger's shadow - the long reach of America's most controversial statesman Kissinger's shadow - the long reach of America's most controversial statesman

"A new account of America's most controversial diplomat that moves beyond praise or condemnation to reveal Kissinger as the architect of America's current imperial stance."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 28, 2015
Leave the dogs at home - a memoir Leave the dogs at home - a memoir

Aug 25, 2015
Noah Webster - man of many words Noah Webster - man of many words

"A biography on Noah Webster, a controversial political activist, the primary shaper of the American language, and author of the Blue-Backed Spellers and the famous dictionary that bears his name. Illustrated with black-and-white archival images"--

Aug 28, 2015
Sonic wind - the story of John Paul Stapp and how a renegade doctor became the fastest man on Earth Sonic wind - the story of John Paul Stapp and how a renegade doctor became the fastest man on Earth

Documents the pivotal contributions of the late scientific visionary behind the development of seatbelts and ejection seats, outlining his dramatic experiments and battles for safety legislation that have been credited with saving millions of lives.

Aug 26, 2015
The way we weren't - a memoir The way we weren't - a memoir

Aug 26, 2015
Wellington. [Volume 2], Waterloo and the fortunes of peace 1814-1852 Wellington. [Volume 2], Waterloo and the fortunes of peace 1814-1852

Aug 26, 2015