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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

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

Ship Ablaze

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Ship Ablaze: The Tragedy of the Steamboat General Slocum Cover Image
ISBN: 9780767909068
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Published: Crown - June 8th, 2004

The horrifying chronicle of the conflagration aboard an excursion steamer on the East River in New York City. The General Slocum tragedy claimed over 1,000 lives, most of them women and young children. It remained, until the attack on the World Trade Center, New York's most deadly disaster. Fascinating, not only as a precise, minute by minute recounting of the tragedy, but as a detailed examination of the era that spawned it. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves


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