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Disease in history by Leone, Bruno, 1939-

Disease in history

Looks at the history of infectious disease, covering plagues around the world and how germ theory changed the way sick people were treated.

Jul 23, 2016
Directors tell the story - master the craft of television and film directing by Rooney, Bethany, author.

Directors tell the story - master the craft of television and film directing

"Here, in one volume, learn everything you need to know to become an excellent director, not merely a good one. Covering everything through prep, shoot, and post, the authors offer practical instruction on how to craft a creative vision, translate a script into a visual story, establish and maintain the look and feel of a television show or film, lead the cast and crew, keep a complex operation running on time and on budget, and effectively oversee editing and postproduction."--back cover

Jul 23, 2016
Directors tell the story - master the craft of television and film directing by Roonery, Bethany, author.

Directors tell the story - master the craft of television and film directing

Jul 19, 2016
Dictee by Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung.

Dictee

Dictee is the best-known work of the versatile and important Korean American artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. A classic work of autobiography that transcends the self, Dictee is the story of several women: the Korean revolutionary Yu Guan Soon, Joan of Arc, Demeter and Persephone, Cha's mother Hyung Soon Huo (a Korean born in Manchuria to first-generation Korean exiles), and Cha herself. The elements that unite these women are suffering and the transcendence of suffering. The book is divided into n

Jul 23, 2016
Dictee by Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung

Dictee

Jul 21, 2016
Dialogue - the art of verbal action for page, stage, screen by McKee, Robert, 1941- author.

Dialogue - the art of verbal action for page, stage, screen

"The long-awaited follow-up to the perennially bestselling writers' guide Story, from the most sought-after expert in the art of storytelling. Robert McKee's popular writing workshops have earned him an international reputation. The list of alumni with Oscars runs off the page. The cornerstone of his program is his singular book, Story, which has defined how we talk about the art of story creation. Now, in Dialogue, McKee offers the same in-depth analysis for how characters speak on the screen,

Jul 19, 2016
Developing Story Ideas - The Power and Purpose of Storytelling by Rabiger, Michael

Developing Story Ideas - The Power and Purpose of Storytelling

Jul 19, 2016
Depression in later life - an essential guide by Serani, Deborah, 1961- author.

Depression in later life - an essential guide

Jul 18, 2016
Defeating jihad - the winnable war by Gorka, Sebastian, author.

Defeating jihad - the winnable war

"America's fight against radical Islam could soon be over, and a top secret plan from the Cold War is the key to our victory. Dr. Sebastian Gorka, counterinsurgency expert and Distinguished Chair of Military Theory at Marine Corps University, explains how America can win the war on terror quickly and decisively by delegitimizing the enemy in the eyes of its followers-a strategy that won the Cold War and would end the era of Jihad forever"--

Jul 21, 2016
Daybreak - the dawning ember by Summer Rain, Mary, 1945-

Daybreak - the dawning ember

Jul 19, 2016
Daybook, the journal of an artist by Truitt, Anne, 1921-2004, author.

Daybook, the journal of an artist

Jul 23, 2016
Daybook - the journey of an artist by Truitt, Anne, 1921-2004, author.

Daybook - the journey of an artist

Presents the diary of the well-known sculptor, which shows her determination to come to terms with the artist in herself and documents the links between her daily life and her artistic creations.

Jul 19, 2016
Daring & disruptive - unleashing the entrepreneur by Messenger, Lisa, author.

Daring & disruptive - unleashing the entrepreneur

"Magazine guru Lisa Messenger's DARING AND DISRUPTIVE, based on her first successful self-published book in Australia, is an insightful account of her own rollercoaster ride as the creator and founder of the magazine THE COLLECTIVE. Geared toward entrepreneurs, her books will help readers dig deep, stay on purpose and stay true to their ideas, in whatever they want to do in life"--

Jul 19, 2016
Culture Smart! Argentina by Hamwee, Robert, author.

Culture Smart! Argentina

The second-largest country in South America, Argentina has been through great changes in recent years. Its journey from dictatorship to democracy has left many scars, but these are largely eclipsed by the pride and resilience of the Argentinian people, who have developed a style, a language, and a "joie de vivre" that are all their own. The political maelstroms the country has experienced have had a profound effect on its economy, its people, and its relationship with the rest of the world. Desp

Jul 20, 2016
Cult Film As a Guide to Life - Fandom, Adaptation, and Identity by Hunter, I. Q.

Cult Film As a Guide to Life - Fandom, Adaptation, and Identity

Jul 19, 2016
Crowdfunding for filmmakers - the way to a successful film campaign by Trigonis, John T., author.

Crowdfunding for filmmakers - the way to a successful film campaign

Jul 23, 2016
Crowdfunding for Filmmakers - The Way to a Successful Film Campaign by Trigonis, John T.

Crowdfunding for Filmmakers - The Way to a Successful Film Campaign

Jul 19, 2016
Crook County - racism and injustice in America's largest criminal court by Van Cleve, Nicole Gonzalez, author.

Crook County - racism and injustice in America's largest criminal court

"Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve spent ten years working in and investigating the largest criminal courthouse in the country, Chicago-Cook County, and based on over 1,000 hours of observation, she takes readers inside our so-called halls of justice to witness the types of everyday racial abuses that fester within the courts, often in plain sight. We watch white courtroom professionals classify and deliberate on the fates of mostly black and Latino defendants while racial abuse and due process violatio

Jul 21, 2016
Critics, monsters, fanatics, and other literary essays by Ozick, Cynthia, author.

Critics, monsters, fanatics, and other literary essays

"In a collection that includes new essays written explicitly for this volume, one of our sharpest and most influential critics confronts the past, present, and future of literary culture. If every outlet for book criticism suddenly disappeared -- if all we had were reviews that treated books like any other commodity -- could the novel survive? In a gauntlet-throwing essay at the start of this brilliant assemblage, Cynthia Ozick stakes the claim that, just as surely as critics require a steady su

Jul 18, 2016
Creative strength training - prompts, exercises and personal stories for encouraging artistic genius by Dunnewold, Jane, 1954- author.

Creative strength training - prompts, exercises and personal stories for encouraging artistic genius

“Artists and athletes alike benefit from strength training. Building creative stamina takes encouragement, mentoring, and regular practice. In Creative Strength Training, you|ll discover powerful strategies that combine writing and hands-on art-making to overcome creative stumbling blocks, develop a unique voice and make creating art a regular habit.”--provided by Amazon.com.

Jul 18, 2016