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Behind the Scenes at the Museum

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A deeply moving family story of happiness and heartbreak, Behind the Scenes at the Museum is bestselling author Kate Atkinson's award-winning literary debut. National Bestseller Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year Ruby Lennox begins narrating her life at the moment of conception, and from there takes us on a whirlwind tour of the twentieth century as seen through the eyes of an English girl determined to learn about her family and its secrets. Kate Atkinson's first novel is "a multigenerational tale of a spectacularly dysfunctional Yorkshire family and one of the funniest works of fiction to come out of Britain in years" (The New York Times Book Review).

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Behind the Scenes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Meg Tilly
Editor: Penguin Canada
ISBN: 0143192027
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BFFs Madison and Alyssa have the summer planned out—long days at the beach, hanging out, baking cookies—but all that changes when Alyssa’s mother and the film crew have to head back to Hollywood. Which means Alyssa is moving, just when Madison finally has a best friend. But there’s a silver lining: Madison is invited to spend some time over the summer in Los Angeles! Madison is excited to travel on her own, but she doesn’t count on being homesick—or having to deal with her fear of dogs by sharing the house with Nadine, Alyssa’s large but lovable Rottweiler. But the chance to meet Alyssa’s recently discovered father and an opportunity to pay back an obnoxious tour guide give the best friends plenty of distractions—and show them both that they have much more strength than they ever realized.

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Behind the Scenes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elizabeth Keckley
Editor: Cosimo, Inc.
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Elizabeth Keckley's rise from slave to White House confidante details the cruel and terrible life for those in slavery, and the drive and determination of a woman who would not let others destroy her will.

Behind the Scenes (Apart From the Crowd Book #1)

Behind the Scenes (Apart From the Crowd Book #1) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jen Turano
Editor: Bethany House
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Start of a Delightful New Series from Historical Romance Author Jen Turano Miss Permilia Griswold may have been given the opportunity of a debut into New York high society, but no one warned her she wasn't guaranteed to "take." After spending the last six years banished to the wallflower section of the ballroom, she's finally putting her status on the fringes of society to good use by penning anonymous society gossip columns under the pseudonym "Miss Quill." Mr. Asher Rutherford has managed to maintain his status as a reputable gentleman of society despite opening his own department store. While pretending it's simply a lark to fill his time, he has quite legitimate reasons for needing to make his store the most successful in the country. When Permilia overhears a threat against the estimable Mr. Rutherford, she's determined to find and warn the man. Disgruntled at a first meeting that goes quite poorly and results in Asher not believing her, she decides to take matters into her own hands, never realizing she'll end up at risk as well. As Asher and Permilia are forced to work together and spend time away from the spotlight of society, perhaps there's more going on behind the scenes than they ever could have anticipated. . . .

Behind the Scenes of the Old Testament

Behind the Scenes of the Old Testament Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jonathan S. Greer,John W. Hilber,John H. Walton
Editor: Baker Academic
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Behind the Scenes of the Old Testament by Jonathan S. Greer,John W. Hilber,John H. Walton Summary

This authoritative volume brings together a team of world-class scholars to cover the full range of Old Testament backgrounds studies in a concise, up-to-date, and comprehensive manner. With expertise in various subdisciplines of Old Testament backgrounds, the authors illuminate the cultural, social, and historical contexts of the world behind the Old Testament. They introduce readers to a wide range of background materials, covering history, geography, archaeology, and ancient Near Eastern textual and iconographic studies. Meant to be used alongside traditional literature-based canonical surveys, this one-stop introduction to Old Testament backgrounds fills a gap in typical introduction to the Bible courses. It contains over 100 illustrations, including photographs, line drawings, maps, charts, and tables, which will facilitate its use in the classroom.

Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly

Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jennifer Fleischner
Editor: Crown
ISBN: 0307419150
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A vibrant social history set against the backdrop of the Antebellum south and the Civil War that recreates the lives and friendship of two exceptional women: First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and her mulatto dressmaker, Elizabeth Keckly. “I consider you my best living friend,” Mary Lincoln wrote to Elizabeth Keckly in 1867, and indeed theirs was a close, if tumultuous, relationship. Born into slavery, mulatto Elizabeth Keckly was Mary Lincoln’s dressmaker, confidante, and mainstay during the difficult years that the Lincolns occupied the White House and the early years of Mary’s widowhood. But she was a fascinating woman in her own right, Lizzy had bought her freedom in 1855 and come to Washington determined to make a life for herself. She was independent and already well-established as the dressmaker to the Washington elite when she was first hired by Mary Lincoln upon her arrival in the nation’s capital. Mary Lincoln hired Lizzy in part because she was considered a “high society” seamstress and Mary, as an outsider in Washington’s social circles, was desperate for social cachet. With her husband struggling to keep the nation together, Mary turned increasingly to her seamstress for companionship, support, and advice—and over the course of those trying years, Lizzy Keckly became her confidante and closest friend. Historian Jennifer Fleischner allows us to glimpse the intimate dynamics of this unusual friendship for the first time, and traces the pivotal events that enabled these two women to forge such an unlikely bond at a time when relations between blacks and whites were tearing the nation apart. Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly is a remarkable work of scholarship that explores the legacy of slavery and sheds new light on the Lincoln White House.

Find Your Strongest Life

Find Your Strongest Life Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marcus Buckingham
Editor: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1418585890
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Read Find Your Strongest Life and discover: How to make the most of the role you were born to play How to get others to understand who you really are The successful strategies of other women like you Check out what women are already saying about Find Your Strongest Life. Brooke: When I read the “Ten Myths” that opened the book, I was completely hooked. The statistics are interesting and fresh. I also related to the problem that sets up the book: "Which parts of me should I cut out?" As I read, I could see myself in the Marcus’s big-picture analysis and statistics. The early part of the book made me anticipate a breakthrough. And Marcus delivered. Overall, he explains a woman's dilemma perfectly . . . in fresh terms with a unique spin. The main ideas in each chapter were so engaging. Chapter 6 in particular is worth the price of the book. I have already started looking for strong moments in my life, and I want to tell every woman I know to do the same. It is definitely life-changing. Rebecca: It was really good. It was awesome. And to be honest, perfect timing for my life. I'm REALLY in that place. I can't tell you how badly I've been depressed for the last several months just trying to figure out what to do differently so I'm not so miserable. On one hand, I'm grateful I have a job still. I have a mortgage and bills and all that. But on the other hand...I can't continue to work at a job that gets me nowhere, is not rewarding, not challenging, and mentally drains me. I really have started avoiding my family because I've become so rude and snippy. It's a bad cycle. BUT...God willing this year (sooner than later) I will be able to put this behind me and do what I love :) Even if it's making half as much money. Thanks for thinking of me to read this. I needed it! Delaney: I was on a plane as I finished reading the manuscript. I was going to be with my daughter who is a law student. As I finished the pages, Marcus helped me gain a new understanding of myself that stood out like a neon sign: I am the person who helps others build infrastructure, get through situations ,and set everything right. It goes beyond motherhood. I am an event planner by birth. I see big pictures and the components necessary to get from vision to execution. The content helped me to reframe my own thinking. Very helpful. I’m excited to take the online test and see which role I'm born to play. Jennifer: As a working mother, I found the concept of the book fascinating. There are daily struggles of trying to balance being the perfect wife, mother, and employee, and the book helped me truly understand how to navigate all those demands.

Behind the Scene

Behind the Scene Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jogindar Singh
Editor: Lancer Publishers
ISBN: 9781897829202
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What does a high practitioner of the military art and sciences, a successful commander and trainer of men, and an outstanding general staff officer find in his thirty-two years of service and two wars? First, that political guidance and military strategic thinking are virtually absent in our affairs of the state. Higher direction of war is well below the poverty line. Singh autopsies the 1965 war as the main example of this poverty. Startlingly, he shows that when the war was joined, a fair proportion of field commanders who failed had already been found wanting in the eastern theatre in 1962. Higher direction was tentative and ad hoc at the Army HQ level. At the theatre level, forward command was being exercised by the theatre commander at battalion levels, who was unable and unwilling to read the big picture and act on wide open operational possibilities being presented on a plate by the enemy. This book lays to rest many operational ghosts of 1965.

Behind the Scenes!!

Behind the Scenes!! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bisco Hatori
Editor: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 1421591359
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When the Art Squad is assigned to dress a set, Ranmaru is shocked at how seriously Goda takes the job. Every action figure and empty soda can is placed with utmost care to tell the story of the character who lives there, every sock and towel artfully be-grunged with coffee grounds and fuller’s earth to support the narrative. Ranmaru has always been detail oriented, but isn’t this taking things to the extreme? He’s about to learn that attention to detail can do more than just set the scene...! -- VIZ Media

Generation Friends

Generation Friends Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Saul Austerlitz
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1524743372
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A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at Friends, published for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the show's premiere. Howyoudoin’? In September 1994, six friends sat down in their favorite coffee shop and began bantering about sex, relationships, jobs, and just about everything else. A quarter of a century later, new fans are still finding their way into the lives of Rachel, Ross, Joey, Chandler, Monica, and Phoebe, and thanks to the show’s immensely talented creators, its intimate understanding of its youthful audience, and its reign during network television’s last moment of dominance, Friends has become the most influential and beloved show of its era. Friends has never gone on a break, and this is the story of how it all happened. Noted pop culture historian Saul Austerlitz utilizes exclusive interviews with creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman, executive producer Kevin Bright, director James Burrows, and many other producers, writers, and cast members to tell the story of Friends’ creation, its remarkable decade-long run, and its astonishing Netflix-fueled afterlife. Readers will go behind the scenes to hear from the people who were present as the show was developed and cast, written and filmed. There will be talk of trivia contests, prom videos, trips to London, Super Bowls, lesbian weddings, wildly popular hairstyles, superstar cameos, mad dashes to the airport, and million-dollar contracts. They’ll also discover surprising details—that Monica and Joey were the show’s original romantic couple, how Danielle Steel probably saved Jennifer Aniston’s career, and why Friends is still so popular that if it was a new show, its over-the-air broadcast reruns would be the ninth-highest-rated program on TV. The show that defined the 1990s has a legacy that has endured beyond wildest expectations. And in this hilarious, informative, and entertaining book, readers will now understand why.

Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany

Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Edward Lyell Fox
Editor: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1465586288
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Behind the Scenes at the Science Museum

Behind the Scenes at the Science Museum Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sharon Macdonald
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000184153
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What goes on behind closed doors at museums? How are decisions about exhibitions made and who, or what, really makes them? Why are certain objects and styles of display chosen whilst others are rejected, and what factors influence how museum exhibitions are produced and experienced? This book answers these searching questions by giving a privileged look behind the scenes at the Science Museum in London. By tracking the history of a particular exhibition, Macdonald takes the reader into the world of the museum curator and shows in vivid detail how exhibitions are created and how public culture is produced. She reveals why exhibitions do not always reflect their makers original intentions and why visitors take home particular interpretations. Beyond this local context, however, the book also provides broad and far-reaching insights into how national and global political shifts influence the creation of public knowledge through exhibitions.

Behind the Scenes Football

Behind the Scenes Football Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Monson
Editor: Lerner Publications ™
ISBN: 154156846X
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What does it take to be a football player? Give readers an insider's look at how athletes prepare for games and the kinds of responsibilities they have when they aren't on the field. Action-packed photos and fascinating details will keep sports fans turning pages.

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Behind the Scenes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Antonette Smith
Editor: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1645845567
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Made for Him (God Uniquely Made Me for My Husband) is the fifth and final book of the behind-the-scene book series. Sequel to the “real Antonette come forth” book series, Made for Him is about God making and molding me for one special man—how he built me out of the rib he took from my husband. God, my father Jehovah, made me with his hands. He gave me the hips, lips, brains, and butt that my husband would love. When he sees me, his response will be wow. That’s why we are called women. That’s a joke I like to think Adam was amazed when he awoke and saw Eve. All he could say was wow. I am a firm believer that men are captured by what they see first. First, their eyes then their heart follows. But God equipped me to be a helpmeet to one man in particular, not two or three. I was made to help my husband, my king fulfill his destiny—our destiny. I am loaded with skill, talent, ability, thought, plan, and strategy to come alongside and help my husband. The lie has been told for years that behind every good man is a good woman. I tend to think beside every great man is a great woman. God took us from his side, not his back; God placed us to walk at his left side, not in front of him. We are to our husband what the Holy Spirit is to us—sent to help alongside us. That’s his function, to come alongside us to help us, never to take over, but to assist, to aide, and to share in the work. So sit back and enjoy how I was designed to help my king. By the time this book releases, he would have found me, because now I can honestly say I am ready to be joined to my king, my pillar, my husband. You are a treasure. Something found on the surface is not worth much. It has very little value because it was easy to find. You have to dig deep to find gold. To find a treasure, gold is a treasure. You have to do a ton of research, a ton of work, a ton of labor just to find the right place, the right area of the gold to even begin to dig. You have to put in a lot of supplications to the Lord, a lot of laboring in prayer with the Lord, a lot of questions with the Lord, a lot of time in the face of the Lord. You are a treasure to me; you are gold to me. God has prepared you for me. God has made you for me. I said, “God you made this woman just for me?” He said, “Yes. you are my gold.” Gold when found has to be processed—it has to be refined. The process of refining is hot. Refining is the most critical time. You are gold. God had to process you. God was refining you just for me. Thank you for not turning back. You stayed focus and still focus. You had to be tried with fire to be proven. God has to prove you before he can use you. God has made you a channel of blessings to many generations. Revelations to revelations, glory to glory, faith to faith. Thank God, I found you my queen, my woman, my treasure. I was captivated the first time I saw your picture, and when I read your words, my heart was arrested and I was consumed by the love of God in your eyes and Jesus in your smile. I said, “My God, this is her—my queen.” I have found you. You are my last bus stop! —Oluwagbemiga David Olusola—my king, my love, my friend, my pillar, my husband. Lagos, Nigeria

Cuba's Second Economy

Cuba's Second Economy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jorge Perez-Lopez
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351293583
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Without doubt, Cuba is facing its most serious economic challenge in nearly thirty-five years of revolutionary rule. There is consensus that as the official, centrally planned economy has faltered, ordinary citizens eke out a living only by engaging in under-the-table, unrecorded, and mostly illegal activities. In fact, this "second economy" is growing by leaps and bounds. This volume sketches the contours of the very complex phenomenon of the second economy of socialist Cuba, and discusses its evolution over time, as well as the role that it may play in the transition to a market economy on the island. The economic crisis of the 1990s has propelled the second economy from behind the scenes to center stage. Not only have black markets mushroomed, but second economy activities connected to the free-market that the Castro government has traditionally discouraged or even prosecuted are now being incorporated into the government's own economic strategy. Self-employment, cultivation of individual plots, and the use of foreign currencies to buy or sell goods, are now promoted with considerable enthusiasm by the leadership. Perez-Lopez examines different ways of thinking about unregulated economic activities that have been set forth in the literature and concludes that the concept of the second economy is the most appropriate for Cuba. He brings together available information from a multitude of sources on the manifestations of the second economy in Cuba and of its operation. Cuba's Second Economy is a timely study of an economic system in crisis. It will be of interest to economists, political scientists, policymakers, and Latin America area scholars.

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mary Ross,Ron Cameron
Editor: Dundurn
ISBN: 9780889241961
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"Scenes from Canadian plays for two to six actors. Thirty-two excellent opportunities for young thespians ... these are texts which I would certainly use with my own senior students of dramatic arts." -Reviewing Librarian

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert A. Wardhaugh
Editor: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442660457
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William Clifford Clark, federal deputy minister of finance from 1932 to 1952, had a profound impact on Canadian history. An important intellectual figure during the first half of the twentieth century, he was leader of 'The Ottawa Men,' a group of federal civil servants who shaped a new liberal vision of the nation. Robert A. Wardhaugh chronicles Clark's contributions to Canada's modern state in Behind the Scenes, which reconstructs the public life and ideas of one of Canada's most important bureaucrats. The Department of Finance sat at the centre of critical federal decisions and debates. From this axis, Clark's wide-ranging contributions to Canadian policy were nothing short of phenomenal: he was the driving force behind the creation of the Bank of Canada and he spearheaded national housing policy. Clarke also managed the economy during the Great Depression and during the Second World War and he was instrumental in forging Canada's international economic role in the postwar era.

The Making of The Magnificent Seven

The Making of The Magnificent Seven Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brian Hannan
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 1476619107
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The story behind The Magnificent Seven could have been a movie in itself. It had everything—actors’ strike, writers’ strike, Mexican government interference and a row between the screenwriters that left one removing his name from the credits, all under the lingering gloom of post–McCarthy era Hollywood. A flop on release, it later became a box office hit. This book tells the behind-the-scenes story: how Yul Brynner became the biggest independent producer in Hollywood; why John Sturges was not the first choice after Brynner surrendered the director’s chair; why Sturges quit; the truth about the Mirisch Company (producers); the details of the film’s botched release and unlikely redemption; the creation of Elmer Bernstein’s classic score; and how internecine fighting prevented the making of the television series in 1963. Myths about Steve McQueen, his feud with Brynner and the scene-stealing antics of the cast are debunked. A close examination of the various screenplay drafts and the writers’ source material—Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai—shows who wrote what. Extensive analysis of Sturges’ directorial work is provided.

Hogan's Heroes

Hogan's Heroes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brenda Scott Royce
Editor: Renaissance Books
ISBN: 1466859571
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If your fondest TV memories involve the POWs of Stalag 13 cleverly outwitting their captors, Schultz stammering "I know nothing!" and Hochstetter threatening to send everyone to the Russian front, then this is the book for you. This fun and informative book takes you behind the scenes of the classic 1960s sitcom to reveal: · the story behind the creation, production, and eventual cancellation of the series · the controversy surrounding the show's unlikely premise · interviews with many of the show's stars and crew · biographies of the stars and supporting actors · a detailed guide to each of the 168 episodes · a guide to collecting Hogan's memorabilia · and more... Hogan's Heroes is more popular now than ever before, especially in Germany, where it has become a surprising cult hit. In this book, most of the show's stars and behind-the-scenes personnel share their memories and reflect on the series' enduring popularity.

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joseph J. Allen
Editor: eBooks2go, Inc.
ISBN: 1545753083
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This book is designed as a source to help navigate getting into the often unpredictable movie business and provide freelancing knowledge needed to help stay working behind the scenes.