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"In 1921, one of the biggest movie stars in the world was accused of killing a woman. What followed was an unprecedented avalanche of press coverage, the original 'trial of the century,' and a wave of censorship that altered the course of Hollywood filmmaking. It began on Labor Day, when comic actor Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, then at the pinnacle of his fame and fortune, hosted a party in San Francisco's best hotel. As the party raged, he was alone in room 1219 with Virginia Rappe, a minor actress. Four days later, she died, and he was charged with her murder. Room 1219 presents the crime story from the day of the 'orgy' through the three trials. Relying on a careful examination of documents, the book finally reveals, after almost a century of wild speculation, what most likely occurred in room 1219. In addition, Room 1219 covers the creation of the film industry--from the first silent experiments to a studio-based system capable of making and, ultimately, breaking a beloved superstar"-- Provided by publisher.
To preserve order, the Guardians of the Universe have decided that all free will must be eradicated by their new Third Army, drones whose sole purpose is to convert living creatures into soulless beings like themselves. Unchecked, the Third Army will soon overrun all life in the universe. How can the Green Lanterns stand against them?
"Learn to not only create something new, but also renew, revitalize, and reuse your old linens and blankets, thrift store clothing, and yard sale finds"--P.  of cover.
Mark Lewisohn uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new interviews to construct the full story of the lives and work of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. The first volume, Tune In, takes the Beatles from before their childhoods through the final hour of 1962--when, with breakthrough success just days away, they stand on the cusp of a whole new kind of fame and celebrity.
"The greatest super teams the world has ever known waged a devastating war against each other and faced down a cataclysmic cosmic entity that could have destroyed all creation--and neither emerged unscathed."--P.  of cover.
A hidden foe manipulates the newly minted Avengers from the shadows, meticulously sowing the seeds of discord and mistrust--and causing the new teammates to question the very ties that bind them together as they hunt for the fugitive Hulk. Thor--a shape-shifting alien with a secret agenda? Captain America--a hoax? Iron Man--an enemy conspirator? Their confidence in each other shattered, will the heroes destroy each other before the conspirator is revealed? Only the smartest among them will see through the deception,and it's not who you think!
The Avengers battle the team of villains known as the Zodiac and the benefactor who imbued them with cosmic abilities.
The team learns that Jeremy Briggs had developed a depowering inoculation and plans to cleanse the world of superheroes, and they must decide if they want to take his "cure" and be normal teenagers or use their powers to end his plans.
Projects include mobiles, garlands, ornaments, wreaths, and more. Each reflects the author's layered, collage-inspired approach to paper crafting.
"First impressions count, whether you are an intern or a CEO; Lauren A. Rothman addresses an age-old dilemma: how to be appropriate and stylish in the workplace"-- Provided by publisher.
"A young boy longs to be a wizard. But in a world where the spark of magic determines your destiny, he doesn't seem to have one. And a child is born to a ruthless, manipulative man for whom phenomenal wealth and fame are just the first stage in a plan that takes in the whole world. They've got at least one thing in common: their name. But what's the real link between the Tom Taylor who's made of flesh and blood and his counterpart who's made of words? The lost origin story of Tommy Taylor is finally available"--From publisher description.
The author presents his advice and practice routines for composing and capturing photographs of people, illustrated with examples from his own practice sessions and from his extensive work photographing weddings around the world.
"The first graphic novel adaptation of the work of master storyteller Louis Land'Amour is a dynamic tale of the Old West that explores the borderlands of loyalty and betrayal with the emotional grittiness of a noir thriller. and New Mexico, 1887, a land in the midst of the worst drought anyone can remember. Family histories and loyalties run deep, but when rancher Tom Forrester has his access to the Pecos River cut off by the son of his old partner, he convinces his foreman, Shad Marone, to pay Jud Bowman back for the discourtesy. Yet what starts as a simple act of petty revenge quickly spirals into a cycle of violence that no one can control. and Now Marone is on the run, pursued by a sheriffand's posse across a rugged desert landscape. Leading the chase is Jesus Lopez, a half-Mexican, half-Apache with a personal stake in bringing Shad to justice. Newly released from jail, trusted by no one, Lopez swears heand's the only man who can track Marone down. That may be true. But who will live and who will die and what price will be paid in suffering are open questions. Fate and the Jornada del Muerto desert possess a harsh justice that is all their own..."--From the publisher.