Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time Author Eric Sloane
ISBN-10 9780486444116
Year 2005-08
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

This nostalgic text brims with gentle philosophies and descriptions of how we used to live — self-sufficiently — on land, in homes, and among things built by hand. The author's charming illustrations celebrate our heritage and the spirit that nurtured it, but also recall the vanished joys of America's pioneer past. 44 line illustrations.

Once Upon a Time in New York

Once Upon a Time in New York Author Herbert Mitgang
ISBN-10 9780684855790
Year 2000-01
Pages 259
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

The 1932 battle between corrupt Tammany Hall New York City Mayor Jimmy Walker and then-governor of New York Franklin D. Roosevelt is chronicled exquisitely in this Jazz Age political drama spiced with illegal gambling, speakeasies, actress mistresses, and dangerous criminals.

Once upon a time in America

Once upon a time in America Author Adrian Martin
ISBN-10 UOM:39015047113975
Year 1998
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher British Film Inst
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Sergio Leone, maestro of the spaghetti Western, spent sixteen years developing what was to be his final work--the gangster epic Once Upon a Time in America (1983). This "testament film" has a special place in Leone's oeuvre because it marries the directors typically flamboyant, expressionistic style to a story full of profound melancholy and regret. Tracing the lives of a gang of Jewish hoods from their childhood in the New York streets of the 1920s, through Prohibition and union racketeering, to the 1960s, Once Upon a Time in America centers on the relationship between Noodles (Robert De Niro) and Max (James Woods)--an intense friendship destroyed by time, the shifting tides of political history, and mutual betrayal. As well as detailing the film's genesis, its production history, and its different versions, this study considers Once Upon a Time in America in the context of Leone's evolution as a grand cinema stylist. It illuminates his themes, his method, and his aesthetic, and judges his enormous impact upon subsequent generations of filmmakers the world over.

Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America Author 'THOMPSON' K. GEORGE
ISBN-10 9781450286220
Year 2011-06-22
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher iUniverse
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

'Thompson' K. George, author of ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA, shares with the world an intriguing and yet very heart-wrenching eye-witness account of events that was and still being inflicted on mankind by public figures in the 21st century in America....some of which remains best kept secrets to most American public and the rest of the world at large...chronicling the destructive policies that trails the dark past of the Bush-Cheney's era. An uncut revelation of the true state of things in America today with immigrants and citizens alike and the lowdown dirty innerworkings of the conservative right-wing ideologues in Washington. 'Once Upon A Time In America' tells it all. It portrays everyone's story and a message for all. A pure and timeless masterpiece of history of the 21st century. The author lives in Philadelphia and currently working on an upcoming documentary based on this masterpiece.

Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time Author Gloria Vanderbilt
ISBN-10 0449129020
Year 1986-03-12
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Fawcett Books
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

The celebrity artist and designer recreates the glamour and terror of her childhood when she became a legend as the "poor little rich girl" during a notorious custody trial and vividly depicting the adults who loved and battled over her

Once Upon a Time in Shaolin

Once Upon a Time in Shaolin Author Cyrus Bozorgmehr
ISBN-10 9781250125286
Year 2017-07-11
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Flatiron Books
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

The untold story of the world's most controversial album---a surreal tale of secret recordings, the Wu-Tang Clan, baffled customs agents, the world's most hallowed art institutions, and a villain of comic book proportions: Martin Shkreli. In 2007, the innovative young Wu-Tang producer, Cilvaringz, took an incendiary idea to his mentor the RZA. They felt that the impact of digitization threatened the sustainability of the record industry and independent artists, while shifting the perception of music from treasured works of art to disposable consumer products. Together they conceived a statement so radical that it would unleash a torrent of global debate---a sole copy of an album in physical form, encased in gleaming silver and sold through an auction house for millions as a work of contemporary art. The execution of this plan raised a number of complex questions: Would selling an album for millions be the ultimate betrayal of music? How would fans react to an album that's sold on the condition that it could not be commercialized? And could anyone ever justify the selling of the album to the infamous Martin Shkreli? As headlines flashed across the globe, the mystery only deepened. Opinions were sharply divided over whether this was high art or hucksterism---quixotic idealism or a cynical cash grab. Was it a noble act of protest, an act of cultural vandalism, an obscene symbol of greed, a subversive masterpiece, a profound mirror for our time, or a joker on capitalism's card table? As senior adviser to the project, Cyrus Bozorgmehr is uniquely placed to unlock the secrets behind the album and tell the full, unadulterated story. With explosive revelations about backroom plans made public for the first time, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin charts the album's journey from inception to disruption in vivid style. An extraordinary adventure that veers between outlandish caper and urgent cultural analysis. Once Upon a Time in Shaolin twists and turns through the mayhem and the mischief, while asking profound questions about our relationship with art, music, technology, and ultimately ourselves.

Once Upon a Time bomb

Once Upon a Time  bomb Author Manlio Argueta
ISBN-10 0761837876
Year 2007
Pages 239
Language en
Publisher University Press of America
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Once Upon a Time (Bomb) is a charming memoir of a young boy growing up in El Salvador. It tells the story of Alfonso Duque the Thirteenth, a youngster from a poverty-stricken family and a budding poet. Surrounded by hovering women-his mother, aunts, grandmothers, and sisters-little Alfonso still manages to enjoy boyish pranks and endure scraped elbows, knees, and ego while also discovering the pleasures of reading. The womenfolk laughingly describe him on his 'throne' atop the trees or back in the outhouse, where he often escapes to read. This work of innocence is set against a darker backdrop of the growing violence in the Salvadoran countryside and the news coming from the fronts of the Second World War. Argueta incorporates many of the best-loved local folktales into the narrative, the Siguanaba, Chinchintora the Snake, Theodora the Coyote, some of them personalized or hilariously adapted by the women to fit their own circumstances. In the book, the author works through memory, re-encounters a nostalgic past, re-creates paradise, and re-acquaints himself with his poetic roots after years of exile from poetry, his homeland, and the luxury of dreaming.

The Art of Sergio Leone s Once Upon a Time in the West

The Art of Sergio Leone s Once Upon a Time in the West Author John Fawell
ISBN-10 9780786420926
Year 2005-05-18
Pages 223
Language en
Publisher McFarland
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Few directors are characterized by both extraordinary film craft and the ironic reputation for lowbrow films. Despite his many achievements as a child of the Italian Cinecitta studios, however, Sergio Leone has been judged severely by writers who find his films lacking in ideas and moralists who find his films unduly cynical. Nevertheless, Leone's greatest cinematic achievement, Once Upon a Time in the West, served to refute these criticisms while exposing the director's unique romanticism and artistic ambition. As Leone's fourth successful American western film, Once Upon a Time in the West earned him acclaim for liberating the western genre, restoring it to a place of antique American simplicity. The principal goal of this book is to sharpen an appreciation for Sergio Leone and his most famous American western. The first two chapters deal with the relationship between Once Upon a Time in the West and the western films that preceded it, particularly those of John Ford. Subsequent chapters concentrate on the central characters of Once Upon a Time in the West, with special attention to Jill, Leone's first female protagonist and a surprisingly successful character, central to the plot and accorded a kind of existential strength usually reserved for men in Westerns. The sixth, seventh and eighth chapters address Leone's visual style, which represents a unique fusion of Hollywood classicism and modernism, and reveals the influences of Italian Surrealism and the French New Wave. The final chapters explore the rhythm, romanticism, and musical character of Once Upon a Time in the West, espousing the theory that Leone's approach to film is, above all, musical.

Once Upon a Time When Tobacco Was Good

Once Upon a Time When Tobacco Was Good Author Kent Mills
ISBN-10 1478712988
Year 2013-03-01
Pages 120
Language en
Publisher Outskirts Press
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Tobacco has not always been a negative word. A famous movie star who was later to become president of the United States was on billboards all over America, encouraging us to light up and enjoy life. "Once Upon a Time When Tobacco Was Good" tells this heartwarming story in a way that lets you live it just as if you were there.

Once Upon a Time Red s Untold Tale

Once Upon a Time  Red s Untold Tale Author Wendy Toliver
ISBN-10 9781785653230
Year 2016-07-01
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Titan Books
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Plagued by nightmares she doesn't understand and a temper she can't control, 16-year-old Red struggles to save Granny's troubled business and to nurture her budding romance with Peter, even as the betrayal of her classmates awakens the wolf within.

Once Upon a Time in Russia

Once Upon a Time in Russia Author Ben Mezrich
ISBN-10 9781476771908
Year 2016-06-14
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

The New York Times bestselling author of Bringing Down the House and The Accidental Billionaires tells his most incredible story yet: A true drama of obscene wealth, crime, rivalry, and betrayal from deep inside the world of billionaire Russian oligarchs that Booklist called “one more example of just how talented a storyteller [Mezrich] is.” Meet two larger-than-life Russians: former mathematician Boris Berezovsky, who moved into more lucrative ventures as well as politics, becoming known as the Godfather of the Kremlin; and Roman Abramovich, a dashing young entrepreneur who built one of Russia’s largest oil companies from the ground up. After a chance meeting on a yacht in the Caribbean, the men became locked in a complex partnership, surfing the waves of privatization after the fall of the Soviet regime and amassing mega fortunes while also taking the reins of power in Russia. With Berezovsky serving as the younger entrepreneur’s krysha—literally, his roof, his protector—they battled their way through the “Wild East” of Russia until their relationship soured when Berezovsky attacked President Vladimir Putin in the media. Dead bodies trailed Berezovsky as he escaped to London, where an associate died painfully of Polonium poisoning, creating an international furor. As Abramovich prospered, Berezovsky was found dead in a luxurious London town house, declared a suicide. With unprecedented, exclusive first-person sourcing, Mezrich takes us inside a world of unimaginable wealth, power, and corruption to uncover this exciting story, a true-life thriller epic for our time—“Wolf Hall on the Moskva” (Bookpage).

Once Upon a Car

Once Upon a Car Author Bill Vlasic
ISBN-10 9780062042224
Year 2011-10-04
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Once Upon a Car is the fascinating epic story of the rise, fall, and rebirth of the Big Three U.S. automakers, General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler. Written by Bill Vlasic, the Detroit bureau chief for the New York Times and acclaimed author of Taken for a Ride, this eye-opening, richly anecdotal work is more than a riveting and insightful business history. It offers a clear-eyed view of the present day automobile industry and of Detroit, the city that spawned it, going far beyond the corporate and federal maneuverings to explore the impact the car companies’ failures have had on the overall economy, and more importantly what they have done to people’s lives. Relevant and thought-provoking, Once Upon a Car is an unforgettable journey deep inside this quintessentially American industry.

Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time Author Debbie Macomber
ISBN-10 9781451607840
Year 2013-05-28
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

From #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a heartwarming, inspirational book to help readers understand their lives as one continuous, never-ending story, part of a grand narrative that God is writing day by day. God has a story for your life... With chapters that cover the importance of literary elements such as characters, setting, backstory, and conflict, Debbie Macomber uses the structure of a story to illustrate God’s hand in our lives. Each chapter has a storytelling prompt—a searching question that will help frame our story—and a sidebar that pulls an idea out of the chapter and expands it with practical tips. Once Upon a Time shares Debbie’s love of story and helps showcase the big picture of the story God is writing through us.

Lazar Achievement Psychology

Lazar Achievement Psychology Author Richard G. Lazar, Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9781456622534
Year 2014-07-26
Pages 311
Language en
Publisher eBookIt.com
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

If you are a student, graduate student or individual who knows that there is more for you to learn than what you've been exposed to in your life, this one's for you. If you are certain that you have been genetically gifted with talents needed to be a Manager and Not a Managee in life, think again and decide to review this set of skills, concepts and techniques that will help most who master Lazar Achievement Psychology. The Lazar Achievement Psychology provides everything you ever wanted and needed to know in a format you can master in the privacy of your own world and at your own pace. It includes all the self-scoring measurement tools you will need to help you measure to see where you need to improve and then when you re-measure, as often as you wish, you can see how you have improved and where you still may need to improve to Achieve Your Worthwhile Goals. Treat yourself to the premier personal management and leadership skills that have helped 45,000 employees of organizations in all fields. The materials charge for the manual was $200.00 when combined with classroom training at prevailing per diem or project charges. This e book is a truly cost effective alternative for the individual working at improving their skills for work and life. Lazar Achievement Psychology is a text only version of our complete blended-learning, online, on-demand, remote learning course available to enterprises only. Advantages of Mobile, e-Learning: * Available and Accessible at any hour at any time as an ebook on computers and most devices at a very affordable price. • Perfect for Today and Beyond when targeted directly to the Achievement of your unique goals. • At Your Own Rate and personal attention span. • Never Embarrassing. Enables replay in privacy until you get it right. • Truthful Self-Assessment and Measurement increases your motivation in the privacy of the Mobile-Learning method for improvement. At the Heart and Soul of the Achiever: This course embraces the concepts and skills of the Achiever. It is replete with stories from my own personal experience and inspirational guidance in short quotes from the ages. The knowledge offered here is timely and timeless. It is about human love . . . Caring, Respecting, Accepting, Valuing, Encouraging, and Understanding (CRAVE-U™). It's also about Character that we define as doing Good, Right, Helpful and Better. Read on. This is the world's most needed and proven pathway to peace and progress. Proven Evidence: Do good guys always finish last? Answer: No. Do good people do bad things and do bad people do good things? Answer: Yes. Can people learn to be their own managers and not managees? Answer: Absolutely. Can we learn and practice the best in lessons from great emperors, the great sports team builders and the great individual Achievers in life? Answer: Definitely! There's more. How do we know this? Answer: We have done it for 35 years all over the country and throughout the world (except for Antarctica.) We were paid quite well by people who believed that there were and still are much better ways to manage and lead. We were selected in a very competitive world including in higher education to do this work with more than 45,000 people worldwide. The specific case studies and real-life stories are presented to "pepper" the value of the concepts and skills and the techniques of measurement for personal improvement. Every motivated person male or female, young or old can get better with Lazar Achievement Psychology™ now available in almost any ebook reader format.