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Balancing Act: The Authorized Biography Of Angela Lansbury

Posted: 2012-10-02 00:00:00

Angela Lansbury is a much beloved star, familiar to millions of viewers from her role as Jessica Fletcher on "Murder, She Wrote", which airs every day in syndication. Lansbury's talent is legendary. So is her astonishing body of work. But the greatest role Angela Lansbury has ever played is that ...

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Marlene Dietrich

Posted: 2012-10-02 00:00:00

"Gossipy...Elabroately detailed...Greatly entertaining...Riva leaves no sequin unturned."THE NEW YORK TIMESMarlene Deitrich was considered one of the most glamorous stars of her day. A determined perfectionist with an incredible ego, her beauty, her style, her sense of the outrageous, m...

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Somebody: The Reckless Life and Remarkable Career of Marlon Brando

Posted: 2012-10-02 00:00:00

For everything we know about Brando as a man as well as an actor and artist, he remains a fascination. What are we to make of someone whose life, both personal and professional, hit such dazzling highs and such abysmal lows? Stefan Kanfer answers this question, in the process giving us the final ...

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Island Going

Posted: 2012-10-02 00:00:00

In 1935 John Ainslie and Robert Atkinson set out on an ornithological search for a bird -- the Leach's Fork-tailed Petrel. Their search lasted 12 years and took them to many remote and deserted Scottish islands.

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A Florida Sketch Book

Posted: 2012-10-02 00:00:00

The river is shallow. At low tide sandbars and oyster-beds occupy much of its breadth; and even when it looked full, a great blue heron would very likely be wading in the middle of it. That was a sight to which I had grown accustomed in Florida, where this bird, familiarly known as "the major," i...

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Best of Britain's Birds: Beautifully Illustrated Guide to Over 250 Species

Posted: 2012-10-02 00:00:00

Illustrated with beautiful paintings in full color, this book provides a user-friendly guide to over 200 of Britain's most widely seen birds and habitats. From garden visitors to migrants, you will find the book to be both a practical identification guide and a pleasure to read. The detailed pain...

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Around the World With 1000 Birds

Posted: 2012-10-02 00:00:00

Following one man’s extraordinary answer to his midlife crisis, this engaging story chronicles the worldwide pursuit of an uncommon goal. Documenting the author’s journey of finding 1,000 birds in their natural habitats and walking in the landscapes of every wildlife documentary he ...

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Antarctic Impressions: Seasons in the Southern Ocean

Posted: 2012-10-02 00:00:00

One of South Africa’s best-selling birding authors and photographers, Peter Steyn has been travelling to the Antarctic and the islands of the Southern Ocean for many years. Antarctic Impressions is a record in words and pictures of these journeys, spanning the period from his first trip to...

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AA Walks for Birdwatchers Kit: 50 Walks for Birdwatchers & Binoculars (Aa Kit)

Posted: 2012-10-02 00:00:00

This ultimate birdwatching kit includes a comprehensive reference guide, sturdy binoculars and a birdwatchers wall chart. The guide includes 50 different routes and details of the birds in those areas, as well as landmarks and places to eat and drink.

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AA 50 Walks for Birdwatchers (Walking Books)

Posted: 2012-10-02 00:00:00

This new edition provides fantastic walks including England, Wales and Scotland. Each walk has been specially selected by wildlife expert Paul Sterry, and gives details of different species of birds to spot along the way. Choose from seaside routes with the chance of viewing seabirds, a...

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