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Lonely Boy

Author : Steve Jones
Publisher : Da Capo Press
Page : 320 pages
File Size : 45,9 Mb
Release : 2017-01-10
Category : Music
ISBN : 9780306824821

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Without the Sex Pistols there would be no punk. And without Steve Jones there would be no Sex Pistols. It was Steve who, with his schoolmate Paul Cook, formed the band that eventually went on to become the Sex Pistols and who was its original leader. As the world celebrates the 40th anniversary of punk -- the influence and cultural significance of which is felt in music, fashion, and the visual arts to this day--Steve tells his story for the very first time. Steve Jones's modern Dickensian tale began in the street of Hammersmith and Shepherd's Bush, West London, where as a lonely, neglected boy living off his wits and petty thievery he was given purpose by the glam art rock of David Bowie and Roxy Music. He became one of the first generation of ragamuffin punks taken under the wings of Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood. In Lonely Boy, Steve describes the sadness of never having known his real dad, the abuse he suffered at the hands of his stepfather, and how his interest in music and fashion saved him from a potential life of crime spent in remand centers and prisons. He takes readers on his journey from the Kings Road of the early '70s through the years of the Sex Pistols, punk rock, and the recording of "Anarchy in the UK" and Never Mind the Bollocks. He recounts his infamous confrontation on Bill Grundy's Today program -- the interview that ushered in the "Filth and the Fury" headlines that catapulted punk into the national consciousness. And he delves into the details of his self-imposed exile in New York and Los Angeles, where he battled alcohol, heroin, and sex addiction but eventually emerged to gain fresh acclaim as an actor and radio host. Lonely Boy is the story of an unlikely guitar hero who, with the Sex Pistols, transformed twentieth-century culture and kick-started a social revolution.

The Lonely Boy

Author : Richard C. Scuderi
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 51,9 Mb
Release : 2017-05
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 0692874631

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This book is about a life journey. The author takes it's readers from ages 2 to 52 (current Day). The story is about a life struggle with depression and anxiety disorder. The book teaches coping skills on how you can get through anything. You will learn you can be better and stronger because of the pain. The author battles many difficulties including illnesses, blindness and the loss of his family. This is a survival story that we can all identify with to some degree.

Duke & the Lonely Boy

Author : Lynn Langan
Publisher : Black Rose Writing
Page : 183 pages
File Size : 43,6 Mb
Release : 2021-08-19
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN : 9781684337514

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Who are you willing to be for the people you love? For Duke and Tommy, the time to find out is now. Duke seemingly has it all. But his math tutor, Tommy, not so much. When their worlds collide, it forces each one to truly examine their own reality. Duke realizes he's more like a sheep, who only knows how to follow. As for Tommy, he allows his tortured past to define his future. Duke must find the courage to really be himself, even if that means losing it all; while Tommy must confront his grief to find the closure he desperately needs. In the unlikely friendship that they form, they each grow on the strengths of the other. Lynn Langan's debut novel, Duke & the Lonely Boy is a story about understanding who you really are, unlikely friendships, overcoming tragedy, and finding true closure to heal a broken heart.

The Very Lonely Boy

Author : Brandon Allen
Publisher : Mascot Books
Page : 38 pages
File Size : 48,8 Mb
Release : 2020-06-02
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 1643071629

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Have you ever felt lonely and all alone in the world? The boy in this story feels the same way. The boy wanders into a forest and shouts at the sky to express how lonely he feels. To the boy's surprise, the sky responds back to him. Find out how the sky helps the boy feel a little less lonely.

Candid Eyes

Author : Jim Leach,Jeannette Sloniowski
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Page : 268 pages
File Size : 53,6 Mb
Release : 2003-01-01
Category : Performing Arts
ISBN : 0802082998

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Candid Eyes by Jim Leach,Jeannette Sloniowski Pdf

Documentaries have dominated Canada's film production and have been crucial to the formation of Canada's cinematic identity. This volume will be an indispensable companion for anyone seriously interested in Canadian film studies.

Set the Boy Free

Author : Johnny Marr
Publisher : HarperCollins
Page : 244 pages
File Size : 49,8 Mb
Release : 2016-11-15
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780062438720

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The long-awaited memoir from the legendary guitarist and cofounder of the seminal British band The Smiths. An artist who helped define a period in popular culture, Johnny Marr tells his story in a memoir as vivid and arresting as his music. The Smiths, the band with the signature sound he cofounded, remains one of the most beloved bands ever, and have a profound influence on a number of acts that followed—from the Stone Roses, Suede, Blur, and Radiohead to Oasis, The Libertines, and Arctic Monkeys. Marr recalls his childhood growing up in the northern working-class city of Manchester, in a house filled with music. He takes us back to the summer of 1982 when, at eighteen, he sought out one Stephen Morrissey to form a new band they called The Smiths. Marr invites fans on stage, on the road, and in the studio for the five years The Smiths were together and how after a rapid ascent, the working-class teenage rock star enjoyed and battled with the perks of success until ideological differences, combined with his much publicized strained relationships with fellow band mates, caused him to leave in 1987. Marr’s “escape” as he calls it, ensured the beginning of the end for one of the most influential groups of a generation. But The Smiths’ end was only the beginning for Marr. The bona-fide guitar hero continues to experiment and evolve in his solo career to this day, playing with Paul McCartney, Pretenders, Modest Mouse, Oasis and collaborating today’s most creative and renowned artists. Rising above and beyond the personal struggles and bitter feuds, Marr delivers the story of his music and his band, sharing the real insights of a man who has made music his life, and finally giving fans what they’ve truly been waiting for.

The Lonely Guy and The Slightly Older Guy

Author : Bruce Jay Friedman
Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
Page : 317 pages
File Size : 53,5 Mb
Release : 2007-12-01
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780802197429

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The New York Times–bestselling author finds the pulse of the aging American male in two ingeniously funny novels. “I just laughed myself sick” (Neil Simon). Two classic works of comic self-help fiction by “one of the funniest writers in America” available together for the first time in a single ebook edition (John Gregory Dunne). With its “sparkling . . . winsome and true” look at the single male in America—from his sad new apartment furnishings to his career struggles to the mystifying dating world—Bruce Jay Friedman’s The Lonely Guy’s Book of Life was as cringingly relatable to both men and women when it was first published in 1978 as is today (The New York Times Book Review). The inspiration for Steve Martin’s classic cult film comedy, The Lonely Guy, it was hailed as “the funniest book of this year, or most any other. You don’t close this book. You just start reading it again immediately. I loved every page–and laughed out loud on most of them” (Dan Jenkins, author of Semi-Tough and Dead Solid Perfect). Twenty years later, Friedman returned to the subject with The Slightly Older Guy, finding his quarry no longer alone, maybe a little less lonely, not so young anymore, faltering at fashion, pondering a new career, but just as resiliently witty. Featuring a new afterword, The Considerably Older Guy offers advice on such topics as divorce, grandchildren, exercise, diet, and insomnia. “If you believe in reading, then when a book comes along by Friedman, you have to read it. It’s as simple as that” (The Washington Post Book World).

Catalog of Copyright Entries

Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 1454 pages
File Size : 50,8 Mb
Release : 1967
Category : Copyright
ISBN : STANFORD:36105006357458

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Nowhere Boy

Author : Katherine Marsh
Publisher : Roaring Brook Press
Page : 368 pages
File Size : 40,5 Mb
Release : 2018-08-07
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781250307583

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"A resistance novel for our time." - The New York Times "A hopeful story about recovery, empathy, and the bravery of young people." - Booklist "This well-crafted and suspenseful novel touches on the topics of refugees and immigrant integration, terrorism, Islam, Islamophobia, and the Syrian war with sensitivity and grace." - Kirkus, Starred Review Fourteen-year-old Ahmed is stuck in a city that wants nothing to do with him. Newly arrived in Brussels, Belgium, Ahmed fled a life of uncertainty and suffering in Aleppo, Syria, only to lose his father on the perilous journey to the shores of Europe. Now Ahmed’s struggling to get by on his own, but with no one left to trust and nowhere to go, he’s starting to lose hope. Then he meets Max, a thirteen-year-old American boy from Washington, D.C. Lonely and homesick, Max is struggling at his new school and just can’t seem to do anything right. But with one startling discovery, Max and Ahmed’s lives collide and a friendship begins to grow. Together, Max and Ahmed will defy the odds, learning from each other what it means to be brave and how hope can change your destiny. Set against the backdrop of the Syrian refugee crisis, award-winning author of Jepp, Who Defied the Stars Katherine Marsh delivers a gripping, heartwarming story of resilience, friendship and everyday heroes. Barbara O'Connor, author of Wish and Wonderland, says "Move Nowhere Boy to the top of your to-be-read pile immediately."

Little Boys

Author : Sophie Bédard
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 234 pages
File Size : 47,5 Mb
Release : 2020-11-12
Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
ISBN : 2924049660

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It's about growing up and becoming an adult. It's about friendships past and present, broken hearts and one night stands, roommates who spend way too much time in the bathtub and the next-door neighbor who's kind of cute. But mostly, it's the story about three young women trying to make sense of their lives, the little boys who make a mess of it and the fact that it's not the end of the world anyway.Little Boys, Sophie Bédard's follow-up to her breakthrough series Almost Summer, is a much more mature and self-assured graphic novel set in the Montréal neighborhood of Villeray about a group of friends in their early twenties. Both funny and poignant, crude and insightful, it manages to capture life as it is -- blending witty comedy and astute drama with an almost documentary-like sense of naturalism.

The Technique of Film and Video Editing

Author : Ken Dancyger
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Page : 509 pages
File Size : 53,5 Mb
Release : 2013-04-26
Category : Performing Arts
ISBN : 9781136052828

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The Technique of Film and Video Editing by Ken Dancyger Pdf

The Technique of Film & Video Editing provides a detailed, precise look at the artistic and aesthetic principles and practices of editing for both picture and sound. Analyses of photographs from dozens of classic and contemporary films and videos provide a sound basis for the professional filmmaker and student editor. This book puts into context the storytelling choices an editor will have to make against a background of theory, history, and practice. This new edition has been updated to include the latest advances in digital video and nonlinear editing and explores the new trend of documentary as mainstream entertainment, using films such as "Farenheit 9/11" and "The Fog of War" as examples.

A Lonely Pigeon

Author : Twenn Tiffrey
Publisher : Paragon Publishing
Page : 194 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 2018-03
Category : Poetry
ISBN : 9781782225249

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The author Reece Patrick Wood was born in South East London in the mid-sixties. Twenn Tiffrey was conceived during a bout of ‘madness’ around 2002 and was born some years later along with the birth of this book. A Long gestation period indeed. The book price reflects that which the author would pay for a similar work. If you think it’s dear then you should beg, borrow or steal a copy. That doesn’t help the author pay the bills but it’s definitely worth a read so hey, do what you must! Suffice it to say, what with giving out such advice, the author has not now retired to his non-existent Surrey farmhouse with his life partner and their two Red Setter dogs Cain and Abel (also non-existent). Furthermore Twenn Tiffrey does not hold a Doctorate in philosophy and didn’t study at Cambridge. Nor was he a member of Footlights, Mensa, the Rotary Club or the Liberal Conservative Labour Party. Further furthermore, there’s no Kindle version of this book It’s a ‘proper’ book with a front and back cover and turny turny pages that cry to be dog-eared. It’s a book that goes on a shelf, a coffee table or anywhere else you wish to stick it…. (Don’t . . . Just don’t, ok!) Look, it’s radical I know but here’s an idea. Just pull out a tenner cash and buy the bloody book. It’s got a great cover if nothing else. Lotsa love Twenn Tiffrey x

Anger is an Energy: My Life Uncensored

Author : John Lydon
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 544 pages
File Size : 49,5 Mb
Release : 2014-10-09
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781471137228

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John Lydon has secured prime position as one of the most recognizable icons in the annals of music history. As Johnny Rotten, he was the lead singer of the Sex Pistols - the world's most notorious band, who shot to fame in the mid-1970s with singles such as 'Anarchy in the UK' and 'God Save the Queen'. So revolutionary was his influence, he was even discussed in the Houses of Parliament, under the Traitors and Treasons Act, which still carries the death penalty. Via his music and invective he spearheaded a generation of young people across the world who were clamouring for change - and found it in the style and attitude of this most unlikely figurehead. With his next band, Public Image Ltd (PiL) Lydon expressed an equally urgent impulse in his make-up - the constant need to reinvent himself, to keep moving. From their beginnings in 1978 he set the groundbreaking template for a band that continues to challenge and thrive in the 2010s. He also found time for making innovative new dance records with the likes of Afrika Baambaata and Leftfield. Following the release of a solo record in 1997, John took a sabbatical from his music career into other media, most memorably his own Rotten TV show for VH1 and as the most outrageous contestant ever on I'm a Celebrity…. Get Me Out of Here!He then fronted the Megabugsseries and one-off nature documentaries and even turned his hand to a series of much loved TV advertisements for Country Life butter. Lydon has remained a compelling and dynamic figure - both as a musician, and, thanks to his outspoken, controversial, yet always heartfelt and honest statements, as a cultural commentator. The book a fresh and mature look back on a life full of incident from his beginnings as a sickly child of immigrant Irish parents who grew up in post-war London, to his present status as a vibrant, alternative national hero.

Breaking Silence 3

Author : Rohit Shetty
Publisher : First Step Publishing
Page : 120 pages
File Size : 43,7 Mb
Release : 2024-06-15
Category : Poetry
ISBN : 9788192267029

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Some Emotions are better left unsaid But at times you feel that it would have been better if you had said it. Here are some of the unsaid feelings and emotions penned down in form of poetry. The book Breaking Silence is the series of books that contain these unsaid emotions and feelings.

New Challenges for Documentary

Author : Alan Rosenthal,John Corner
Publisher : Manchester University Press
Page : 524 pages
File Size : 41,9 Mb
Release : 2005-05-13
Category : Performing Arts
ISBN : 0719068991

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