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Book Title : Fear And Loathing In America
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2000-12-13
Pages : 756
ISBN : 9780684873152
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Letters spanning the years between 1968 and 1976 highlight the author's biting wit, scary powers of observation, and encounters with such notables as Jimmy Carter, Tom Wolfe, and Kurt Vonnegut.

Book Title : Songs of the Doomed
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2002-12-01
Pages : 355
ISBN : 9780743240994
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A collection of essays by Hunter Thompson that chart the high and low moments of his thirty-year career as a journalist.

Book Title : The Boys on the Bus
Author : Timothy Crouse
Publisher : Random House
Release Date : 2013-06-26
Pages : 416
ISBN : 9780804149839
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Cheap booze. Flying fleshpots. Lack of sleep. Endless spin. Lying pols. Just a few of the snares lying in wait for the reporters who covered the 1972 presidential election. Traveling with the press pack from the June primaries to the big night in November, Rolling Stone reporter Timothy Crouse hopscotched the country with both the Nixon and McGovern campaigns and witnessed the birth of modern campaign journalism. The Boys on the Bus is the raucous story of how American news got to be what it is today. With its verve, wit, and psychological acumen, it is a classic of American reporting. NOTE: This edition does not include photographs.

Book Title : Elsewhere in America
Author : David Trend
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2016-04-28
Pages : 308
ISBN : 9781317225423
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Americans think of their country as a welcoming place where everyone has equal opportunity. Yet historical baggage and anxious times can restrain these possibilities. Newcomers often find that civic belonging comes with strings attached––riddled with limitations or legally punitive rites of passage. For those already here, new challenges to civic belonging emerge on the basis of belief, behavior, or heritage. This book uses the term "elsewhere" in describing conditions that exile so many citizens to "some other place" through prejudice, competition, or discordant belief. Yet, in another way, "elsewhere" evokes an undefined "not yet" ripe with potential. In the face of America’s daunting challenges, can "elsewhere" point to optimism, hope, and common purpose? Through 12 detailed chapters, the book applies critical theory in the humanities and social sciences to examine recurring crises of social inclusion in the U.S. After two centuries of incremental "progress" in securing human dignity, today the U.S. finds itself torn by new conflicts over reproductive rights, immigration, health care, religious extremism, sexual orientation, mental illness, and fear of terrorists. Is there a way of explaining this recurring tendency of Americans to turn against each other? Elsewhere in America engages these questions, charting the ever-changing faces of difference (manifest in contested landscapes of sex and race to such areas as disability and mental health), their spectral and intersectional character (recent discourses on performativity, normativity, and queer theory), and the grounds on which categories are manifest in ideation and movement politics (metapolitics, cosmopolitanism, dismodernism).

Book Title : The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Imagination
Author : Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2019-07-26
Pages : 752
ISBN : 9780190460266
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Whether social, cultural, or individual, the act of imagination always derives from a pre-existing context. For example, we can conjure an alien's scream from previously heard wildlife recordings or mentally rehearse a piece of music while waiting for a train. This process is no less true for the role of imagination in sonic events and artifacts. Many existing works on sonic imagination tend to discuss musical imagination through terms like compositional creativity or performance technique. In this two-volume Handbook, contributors shift the focus of imagination away from the visual by addressing the topic of sonic imagination and expanding the field beyond musical compositional creativity and performance technique into other aural arenas where the imagination holds similar power. Topics covered include auditory imagery and the neurology of sonic imagination; aural hallucination and illusion; use of metaphor in the recording studio; the projection of acoustic imagination in architectural design; and the design of sound artifacts for cinema and computer games.

Book Title : Data Management Technologies and Applications
Author : Markus Helfert
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2015-10-30
Pages : 199
ISBN : 9783319259369
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Data Technologies and Applications, DATA 2014, held in Vienna, Austria, in August 2014. The 12 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 87 submissions. The papers deal with the following topics: databases, data warehousing, data mining, data management, data security, knowledge and information systems and technologies; advanced application of data.

Book Title : Focus On 100 Most Popular English Male Comedians
Author : Wikipedia contributors
Publisher : e-artnow sro
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Book Title : Gonzo the Art
Author : Ralph Steadman
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date : 1998
Pages : 208
ISBN : 0151003874
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The cartoonist's and illustrator's commentary accompanies selections from his thirty-year body of work

Book Title : The Rum Diary
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 1999-11-01
Pages : 224
ISBN : 9780684856476
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A young reporter's life in the 1950s. Paul Kemp breaks into the profession on a newspaper in Puerto Rico and through his eyes are portrayed colorful characters in the days when newspapers flourished.

Book Title : The Rhino Records Story
Author : Harold Bronson
Publisher : SelectBooks, Inc.
Release Date : 2013-10
Pages : 416
ISBN : 9781590791356
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In the 1970s in the backroom of a record store, Harold Bronson and Richard Foos were making history—and Rhino Records was born. Harold Bronson’s The Rhino Records Story tells the tale of how a little record shop became a multi-million dollar corporation. Starting as an expression of Bronson and Foos’ passion for rock music, absurdity, and an anti-establishment sensibility, Rhino soon outgrew its beginnings as a reissue label, taking on new artists and new mediums. Their accomplishments grew to encompass several gold record awards, the Best Label of the Year Award, the revival of careers of famous musicians, and the creation of a company to produce feature films including Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. This behind-the-scenes look at a company considered by many to be the industry’s best, reveals the secrets to their success. Written from the perspective of cofounder Harold Bronson, The Rhino Records Story divulges a unique business approach which made Rhino what it was at the height of its success. Woven throughout this story of a rising corporation, Bronson guides us through the ascent, fall, and revival of artists Rhino touched such as the Monkees, the Turtles, the Knack, and Frankie Lymon. In a mix of hard work, passion for music, and a flair for the unconventional, the story of Rhino Records takes shape. The owners also ran their company humanely, and were awarded the Clinton administration's only Corporate Citizenship Award given to an entertainment company. Rhino Records, as it was envisioned by Bronson and Foos, had higher priorities than the bottom line. Struggling against corporate interests, rock star personalities, and a perpetual underdog reputation, Bronson provides an exclusive insight into how the industry was run and how Rhino excelled. By the fans, for the fans, Rhino Records is the story of rock history, evolving pop culture, and a unique understanding of the music that mattered.