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Green River, Running Red

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Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--America's Deadliest Serial Murderer Cover Image
ISBN: 9780743460507
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Pocket Books - October 1st, 2005

In the deadliest killing spree in United States' history, the monster known as the Green River Killer murdered at least 48 young women in the state of Washington (the true extent of the the killings will probably never be known). Ann Rule's riveting book chronicles the twenty years it took to finally bring the man responsible to justice. Meticulously researched, it also offers a compassionate look at the victims of these horrendous crimes, women who, despite the peril, were out walking the now notorious Sea Pac strip every night. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves

Marilyn's Last Words

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Marilyn's Last Words: Her Secret Tapes and Mysterious Death Cover Image
ISBN: 9780786715596
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Published: Da Capo Press - June 1st, 2005

Intriguing examination of the last months of Marilyn Monroe's life. Mr. Smith presents a convincing case that the actress' death was not a suicide. Offers both a grim and fascinating picture of one of the last century's most celebrated women and her tragic involvement with the most powerful (and, in many ways, most hypocritically self-absorbed) political family in the world. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves

The Human Stain

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The Human Stain: American Trilogy (3) (Vintage International) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375726347
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Published: Vintage - May 8th, 2001

A distinguished college professor's career is ruined after he makes a remark that is ridiculously misinterpreted. Full of Roth's rather dark, but magnificently stated view of the human condition, the book contains a twist that strikes like a bolt of lightning. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves

Conversations with Wilder

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ISBN: 9780375709678
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf - September 25th, 2001

Many people in the movie business came to Hollywood, according to Billy Wilder, "because they were searched out by Mr. Louis B. Mayer, who had gone to Europe to look at talent. I came here because I didn't want to be in an oven." His mother perished in a German concentration camp, but Billy Wilder endured to write and direct some of the best movies ever made. Informal conversations between an old master and a devoted admirer provide the foundation for Cameron Crowe's Conversations with Wilder. Wilder never pulled any punches on the screen. His reminiscences about Charles Laughton, Bogart, Stanwyck, Dietrich, Audrey Hepburn, Cagney and Marilyn Monroe are marked by the same candor. Supplemented by dozens of rare photographs, the book provides an intimate look at one of Hollywood's most uniquely gifted men. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves

The Most Beautiful Woman in the World

Possibly everything you've ever wanted to know about Elizabeth Taylor--and then some. She might have been blessed with beauty, but it contributed to a traumatic life that few people would have survived. Dishy read. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves

Kind of Blue

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Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece Cover Image
ISBN: 9780306815584
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Published: Da Capo Press - July 3rd, 2007

This meticulous, painstakingly researched book details the creation of one of the most influential jazz recordings of all-time. The book presents a fascinating glimpse at the art of collaboration and a vivid picture of the recording industry in the late fifties. Kahn also chronicles the marketing and promotion of the record. A must for anyone with a serious interest in music. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves


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