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      Becoming Beyonce: The Untold Story.

      She once described herself as Ôjust a country girl from Houston'. What does it take, then, for someone of humble beginnings, a talent contestant, pageant winner, and girl-group singer to become one of the most powerful artists in the world? This is the...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Bollywood Babylon: Interviews with Shyam Benegal.

      Benegal is a well-known and important film director in his homeland, India. This collection of interviews concentrates on his feature films and emphasizes their social, cultural, and aesthetic characteristics with frequent commentary on the production...

      Was: $49.95
      Now: $12.95
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      Crazy in Love: The Beyonce Knowles Biography.

      Details the life of the Texan teenager who began performing in backyards and has ended up an award-winning star, headlining shows all over the world. It is an up-beat and revealing story. Illustrated with colour photos. Publisher Description Beyonce...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $3.95
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      Elwood's Blues: Interviews with the Blues Legends and Stars.

      Wonderful interview transcripts drawn from the House of Blues Radio Hour as Dan performs in character as Elwood Blues with such luminaries and legends as Ray Charles, BB King, John Lee Hooker and Robert Plant. Publisher Description Elwood's Blues is an...

      Was: $34.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Heartbreaker: A Memoir of Judy Garland.

      A heartfelt memoir which 'reveals two months in the last year of Judy Garland's life as told by the songwriter who was her intimate at the time. A must-have for Garland fans it features rarely seen photos of the era and a CD of never-released rehearsal...

      Was: $49.95
      Now: $14.95
    • Little Book of Crooners.

      Takes a look at some of the most colourful crooners and their careers. ÔCrooners' originally meant male singers who were overly sentimental, but the singing style is as popular today as it was when it was pioneered by Al Bowlly in the mid-1930s. Well...

      Now: $3.95
    • Little Book of John Wayne in the Movies.

      He came to embody two enduring archetypes in popular culture: the cowboy and the war hero. His career lasted over 50 years and he was in 150 feature films. This looks at his career from Stagecoach in 1939 to his last film The Shootist in 1976...

      Now: $9.95
    • Masters of Cinema: Alfred Hitchcock.

      An essential resource for film students and enthusiasts, it presents information on the life and works of this famous film director. He started out in the British silent cinema of the 1920s and, recognised as a Ôyoung genius', Hitchcock moved to...

      Now: $9.95
    • Masters of Cinema: Clint Eastwood.

      A lively introduction to the life and work of this veteran of contemporary American cinema. His rise through the system was rather unusual. After playing roles in spaghetti westerns in the 1960s he returned to Hollywood to become the ultraviolent cop,...

      Now: $9.95
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      Movie Icons: Mae West.

      She was beautiful, famous and controversialÉand a drawcard. These stills from her many movies (including comments) show us something of her talent and energy. Includes a filmography and chronology. The text is in English, French and German. Publisher...

      Was: $19.95
      Now: $4.95
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      Mstislav Rostropovich: Cellist, Teacher, Legend.

      Rostropovich believed that great artists had a responsibility to teach, and he taught several cohorts of the brightest Russian talent. His master classes were packed with students and teachers including Jacqueline du PrŽ, Natalya Gutman and Karine...

      Was: $59.95
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      Musorgsky and His Circle: A Russian Musical Adventure.

      Alexander Borodin, CŽsar Cui, Mily Balakirev, Nicolay Rimsky-Korsakov, and Vladimir Stasov were all part of the extraordinary group of composers who were friends with Mussorgsky in St. Petersburg in the 1860s. They composed some of the best-known and...

      Was: $90.00
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      Offenbach.

      Publisher Description This series of biographies presents the great composers against the background of their times. Each draws on personal letters and recollections, engravings, paintings and, when they exist, photographs, to present a complete...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Remembering Grace.

      A glorious collection of photographs of Grace Kelly, taken by the renowned photographer Howell Conant. He and the actress had a remarkable rapport and he was able to take lovely pictures of her. The photos are accompanied by an informative text. ...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $12.95
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      Rock 'n' Roll Jews.

      About American music and the hidden Jewish contribution to that music. 'He reminds us of the ways in which the complex relationship of Blacks and Jews shaped 20th century American entertainment.' Publisher Description A disciplined study that reveals...

      Was: $24.95
      Now: $9.95
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      So You Want to Be in Showbusiness!

      It is not just her personal history, but also a memoir of entertainment in Australia, covering vaudeville, showbusiness, comedy, and drama on stage, radio, film, and television. Val Jellay has been a part of it all. Her career began with dance lessons...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $3.95
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      Spellbound by Beauty: Alfred Hitchcock and His Leading Ladies.

      Casts a new light on the famous director and deals frankly with his strange marriage to Alma Reville, his distant relationship with his daughter Patricia and his obsessive relationships with a number of his leading ladies including Grace Kelly, Kim Novak...

      Was: $24.95
      Now: $9.95
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      The Billy Bob Tapes: A Cave Full of Ghosts.

      This narrative is based on late-night conversations with Kinky Friedman and other friends who gathered round to 'hear Billy mine a cave full of ghosts.' The colourful characters, stories and experiences of Billy Bob Thornton's youth are recalled as he...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $3.95
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      The Glasshouse.

      Publisher Description Chock-a-block full of jokes, pics and other stuff. This collection of old, new and never-been-seen material from Wil, Corinne and Dave is a must-have for all fans of ABC TV's program, The Glass House. Includes a guide to Corinne's...

      Was: $36.00
      Now: $4.95
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      The Story of the Ring: Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen.

      Wagner's Ring Cycle is notoriously impenetrable but, with his retelling in English, Birkett maintains that the story is 'of exemplary simplicity and clarity and can be understood by adults and children alike.' Whether or not you are planning to sit...

      Was: $54.95
      Now: $19.95