The Forger's Spell: A True Story of Vermeer, Nazis, and the Greatest Art Hoax of the Twentieth Century (P.S.)

The Forger's Spell: A True Story of Vermeer, Nazis, and the Greatest Art Hoax of the Twentieth Century

As riveting as a World War II thriller, The Forger's Spell is the true story of three men and an extraordinary deception: the revered artist Johannes Vermeer; the small-time Dutch painter who dared to impersonate him years later; and the con man's mark, Hermann Goering, the fanatical art collector and one of Nazi Germany's most reviled leaders.

  • Brand: Dolnick, Edward
  • ASIN: 0060825421

True Stories of Black South Carolina

True Stories of Black South

From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, African Americans have had a gigantic impact on the Palmetto State. Unfortunately, their stories are often overshadowed.Collected here for the first time, this selection of essays by historian Damon L. Fordham brings these stories to light. Rediscover the tales of Samuel Smalls, the James Island beggar who inspired DuBose Heyward's Porgy, and Denmark Vesey, the architect of the great would-be slave rebellion of 1822. Learn about the blacks who lived and worked at what is now Mepkin Abbey, the Spartanburgwoman who took part in a sit-in at the age of eleven and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s visit to Charleston in 1967. These articles are well-researched and provide an enlightening glimpse at the overlooked contributors to South Carolina's past.

  • Brand: Fordham Damon L
  • ASIN: 1596294051

True Stories from a Lowcountry Cop:: Tales from the Charleston County Beat (True Crime)

True Stories from a Lowcountry Cop:: Tales from the Charleston County Beat (True

Charleston County Sheriff's Deputy Reggie Sharpe presents his experiences from fifteen years behind the badge, and holds forth on life, death, sex, drugs and humor in a straightforward, addictively readable style. True Stories from a Lowcountry Cop offers an insider's view, both honest and entertaining, of those sworn "to protect and serve."

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  • ASIN: 1596293039

Mother's Love: Inspiring True Stories From the Animal Kingdom

Mother's Love: Inspiring True Stories From the Animal

  • Brand: National Geographic
  • ASIN: 1426209223

Over the Edge: The True Story of the Kidnap and Escape of Four Climbers in Central Asia

Over the Edge: The True Story of the Kidnap and Escape of Four Climbers in Central

  • Brand: Partners West
  • ASIN: 1594859590

Capturing the Light: The Birth of Photography, a True Story of Genius and Rivalry

Capturing the Light: The Birth of Photography, a True Story of Genius and

An intimate look at the journeys of two men―a gentleman scientist and a visionary artist―as they struggled to capture the world around them, and in the process invented modern photographyDuring the 1830s, in an atmosphere of intense scientific enquiry fostered by the industrial revolution, two quite different men―one in France, one in England―developed their own dramatically different photographic processes in total ignorance of each other's work. These two lone geniuses―Henry Fox Talbot in the seclusion of his English country estate at Lacock Abbey and Louis Daguerre in the heart of post-revolutionary Paris―through diligence, disappointment and sheer hard work overcame extraordinary odds to achieve the one thing man had for centuries been trying to do―to solve the ancient puzzle of how to capture the light and in so doing make nature 'paint its own portrait'. With the creation of their two radically different processes―the Daguerreotype and the Talbotype―these two giants of early photography changed the world and how we see it. Drawing on a wide range of original, contemporary sources and featuring plates in colour, sepia and black and white, many of them rare or previously unseen, Capturing the Light by Roger Watson and Helen Rappaport charts an extraordinary tale of genius, rivalry and human resourcefulness in the quest to produce the world's first photograph.

  • ASIN: 1250061415

Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom (Unlikely Friendships)

Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom (Unlikely

In her inspiring New York Times bestseller Unlikely Friendships, Jennifer Holland introduced us to the heartwarming relationships that exist between animals of different species. Her stories struck a chord with thousands of readers, including Temple Grandin, who described the book as "amazing." Now Holland explores animal attachments that, in human terms, can only be called love. Packed with beautiful, breathtaking full-color photographs, Unlikely Loves is a celebration of love between species. Here are stories of parental love, like the Dalmatian who mothers a newborn lamb—a lamb that just happens to be white with black spots! Stories of playful love, including the fox and the hound who become inseparable. And stories of orphaned animals who have found family-like ties in unexpected combinations, like the elephant who’s bonded with sea lions, goats, and other animals in her walks around the Oregon Zoo. Ms. Holland has interviewed scientists, zoologists, and animal caretakers from around the world, tracking down firsthand sources and eyewitnesses. The stories are written with journalistic integrity and detail—and always filled with the author’s deep affection for her subjects.

  • Brand: Workman Publishing
  • ASIN: 0761174427

True Stories: Hasselbald Award 2010

True Stories: Hasselbald Award

Sophie Calle (born in 1953 in Paris, living in Malakoff) is a writer, conceptual artist, photographer and movie director, but always with the medium of photography as the core of her work. She has published more than fifteen books and has exhibited extensively since the mid 1980s. Most often, her photographs are combined with texts that have the character of either a personal diary, a documentary style or quotations from interviews.

  • ASIN: 3869301562

CCCP COOK BOOK: True Stories of Soviet Cuisine

CCCP COOK BOOK: True Stories of Soviet

As the Soviet Union struggled along the path to communism, food shortages were commonplace, and both Party authorities and Soviet citizens had to apply every ounce of ingenuity to maximize often-inadequate resources. The stories and recipes contained in the CCCP Cook Book reflect these turbulent times: from basic subsistence meals consumed by the average citizen (like okroshka, a cold soup made with the fermented beverage kvass) to extravagant banquets held by the political elite (suckling pig with buckwheat), with a scattering of classics (beef stroganoff) in between. Each recipe is introduced with a historical story or anecdote from the period, and illustrated using images sourced from original Soviet recipe books collected by the authors, food historians Olga and Pavel Syutkin.Many of the sometimes extraordinary-looking pictures depict dishes whose recipes used unobtainable ingredients, placing them firmly in the realm of "aspirational" fantasy for the average Soviet household. In their content and presentation, the recipes and illustrations act as windows into the cuisine and culture of the era. CCCP Cook Book offers an illustrated history of Soviet cuisine told through the stories and popular recipes from the period. The book contains 60 recipes from the Soviet period, including such delicacies as aspic, borscht, caviar and herring, by way of bird's milk cake and pelmeni.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0993191118

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Living With Wolves!: True Stories of Adventures With Animals (NGK Chapters)

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Living With Wolves!: True Stories of Adventures With Animals (NGK

Imagine living with a pack of wolves! For National Geographic wildlife documentarians Jim and Jamie Dutcher, that dream came true. Join the Dutchers as they discover what life is like among wolves in the western wilderness. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers will be howling for more.

  • Brand: Dutcher Jim
  • ASIN: 1426325630
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