Gone Girl
Score: 4
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Gone Girl


  • Author: Gillian Flynn
  • Release Date : 2012-06-05
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 7408165 Bytes


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The “mercilessly entertaining” (Vanity Fair) instant classic “about the nature of identity and the terrible secrets that can survive and thrive in even the most intimate relationships” (Lev Grossman, Time).NAMED ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE BY CNN • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST FICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE AND ONE OF ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY’S BEST BOOKS OF THE DECADENAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Janet Maslin, The New York Times • People • Entertainment Weekly • O: The Oprah Magazine • Slate • Kansas City Star • USA Today • Christian Science MonitorOn ...

The Alchemist
Score: 4.5
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The Alchemist


  • Author: Paulo Coelho
  • Release Date : 2015-02-24
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 2734072 Bytes


A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho.Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, The Alchemist has become a modern classic, selling millions of copies around the world and transforming the lives of countless readers across generations.Paulo Coelho's masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined. Santiago's journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, of recognizing opportunity and learning to read the ome...

American Popular Music  The age of rock

American Popular Music The age of rock


  • Author : Timothy E. Scheurer
  • Publisher : Popular Press
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0879724684


American Popular Music The age of rock Book Description :

Beginning with the emergence of commercial American music in the nineteenth century, Volume 1 includes essays on the major performers, composers, media, and movements that shaped our musical culture before rock and roll. Articles explore the theoretical dimensions of popular music studies; the music of the nineteenth century; and the role of black Americans in the evolution of popular music. Also included—the music of Tin Pan Alley, ragtime, swing, the blues, the influences of W. S. Gilbert and Rodgers and Hammerstein, and changes in lyric writing styles from the nineteenth century to the rock era....

American Popular Music  The nineteenth century and Tin Pan Alley

American Popular Music The nineteenth century and Tin Pan Alley


  • Author : Timothy E. Scheurer
  • Publisher : Popular Press
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0879724668


American Popular Music The nineteenth century and Tin Pan Alley Book Description :

Beginning with the emergence of commercial American music in the nineteenth century, Volume 1 includes essays on the major performers, composers, media, and movements that shaped our musical culture before rock and roll. Articles explore the theoretical dimensions of popular music studies; the music of the nineteenth century; and the role of black Americans in the evolution of popular music. Also included—the music of Tin Pan Alley, ragtime, swing, the blues, the influences of W. S. Gilbert and Rodgers and Hammerstein, and changes in lyric writing styles from the nineteenth century to the rock era....

All the Years of American Popular Music

All the Years of American Popular Music


  • Author : David Ewen
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 1977
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0130224421


All the Years of American Popular Music Book Description :

Reviews popular music since colonial times from the earliest ballads, chanteys, and spirituals, to modern soul and rock and touches upon the lives and achievements of many composers and performers...

American Popular Music

American Popular Music


  • Author : Larry Starr
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0199859116


American Popular Music Book Description :

Purchase this access code to get sixty featured musical selections from American Popular Music, Fourth Edition, in MP3 format. Good for one use. Code will be void if used....

American Popular Music and Its Business

American Popular Music and Its Business


  • Author : the late Russell Sanjek
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1988-07-28
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780195364620


American Popular Music and Its Business Book Description :

Volume two concentrates exclusively on music activity in the United States in the nineteenth century. Among the topics discussed are how changing technology affected the printing of music, the development of sheet music publishing, the growth of the American musical theater, popular religious music, black music (including spirituals and ragtime), music during the Civil War, and finally "music in the era of monopoly," including such subjects as copyright, changing technology and distribution, invention of the phonograph, copyright revision, and the establishment of Tin Pan Alley....

American Popular Music

American Popular Music


  • Author : Glenn Appell
  • Publisher : Schirmer Books
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105114205466


American Popular Music Book Description :

AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC: A MULTICULTURAL HISTORY offers an innovative approach to popular music appreciation. The book treats major cultural sources, including African American, Latino, and European American styles and artists, in chronological fashion while also investigating less-visible cultural influences. The history of popular music in America offers an excellent example of cultural exchange. No other college textbook in publication addresses the subject of American popular music from a multicultural perspective in this thorough manner....

American Popular Music from Minstrelsy to MP3
Score: 4
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American Popular Music from Minstrelsy to MP3


  • Author : Larry Starr
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015084159139


American Popular Music from Minstrelsy to MP3 Book Description :

The most complete, colorful, and authoritative package of its kind, American Popular Music: From Minstrelsy to MP3, Third Edition, examines popular music in the United States from its beginnings into the 21st century. Highlighting the contributions of diverse groups, Larry Starr and Christopher Waterman trace the development of jazz, blues, country, rock, hip-hop, and other popular styles. They combine an in-depth treatment of the music itself--including discussions of stylistic elements and analyses of musical examples--with solid coverage of attendant historical, social, and cultural circumstances. NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION * Significantly expanded coverage of the Latin American stream of influence throughout, including Latin music in the big-band e...

Listening to Classic American Popular Songs

Listening to Classic American Popular Songs


  • Author : Allen Forte
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0300083386


Listening to Classic American Popular Songs Book Description :

"Forte writes for the general reader, assuming no background other than a familiarity with basic music notation. Each song is discussed individually and includes complete lyrics and simple leadsheet. Forte discusses the songs' distinctive musical features and their sophisticated, often touching and witty lyrics....

Chronology of American Popular Music  1900 2000

Chronology of American Popular Music 1900 2000


  • Author : Frank Hoffmann
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-23
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135868864


Chronology of American Popular Music 1900 2000 Book Description :

The field of Popular Music Studies is growing, but still lacks some basic reference materials. The Chronology of American Popular Music, 1899-2000 fills this gap by offering a comprehensive overview of the field. It will be a must-own for libraries and individuals interested in this growing field of research....