The Flame

The Flame
Author: Leonard Cohen
Pages: 275
ISBN: 1786893134
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Release: 2018-10-02
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARD FOR POETRYTHESE POEMS AND NOTEBOOKS ARE THE LAST WORD FROM THE LATE, GREAT LEONARD COHENThe Flame is a stunning collection of Leonard Cohen's last poems and writings, selected and ordered by Cohen in the final months of his life. The book contains an extensive selection from Cohen's notebooks, featuring lyrics, prose pieces and illustrations, which he kept in poetic form throughout his life, and offers an unprecedentedly intimate look inside the life and mind of a singular artist and thinker.An enormously powerful final chapter in Cohen's storied literary career, The Flame showcases the full range of Leonard Cohen's lyricism, from the exquisitely transcendent to the darkly funny. By turns devastatingly sad and winningly strange, these are the works of a poet and lyricist who has plumbed the depths of our darkest questions and come up wanting, yearning for more.

Leonard Cohen and Philosophy

Leonard Cohen and Philosophy
Author: Jason Holt
Pages: 281
ISBN: 0812698568
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Release: 2014
Editor: Open Court Publishing Company
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

This book examines the poet and singer/songwriter through the analysis of various philosophical positions.

The Favorite Game

The Favorite Game
Author: Leonard Cohen
Pages: 244
ISBN: IND:30000092515653
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Release: 2003
Editor: Vintage Books
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A semi-autobiographical debut novel by the author of Beautiful Losers and Stranger Music describes the odyssey of Lawrence Beavman as he makes his way from precocious adolescence to manhood growing up in Montreal. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Leonard

Leonard
Author: William Shatner,David Fisher
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781250083326
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Release: 2016-02-16
Editor: Macmillan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

New York Times Bestseller Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors on the set of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Little did they know that their next roles as Spock and Captain Kirk, in a new science fiction television series, would shape their lives in ways no one could have anticipated. In seventy-nine television episodes of Star Trek and six feature films, they grew to know each other more than most friends could ever imagine. Over the course of half a century, Shatner and Nimoy saw each other through personal and professional highs and lows. In this powerfully emotional book, Shatner tells the story of a man who was his friend for five decades, recounting anecdotes and untold stories of their lives on and off set, as well as gathering stories from others who knew Nimoy well, to present a full picture of a rich life. As much a biography of Nimoy as a story of their friendship, Leonard is a uniquely heartfelt book written by one legendary actor in celebration of another.

Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein
Author: Paul Myers
Pages: 240
ISBN: STANFORD:36105021003087
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Release: 1998-03-26
Editor: Phaidon Incorporated Limited
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Details the life and career of the American composer and conductor, chronicling his rise to fame and his private life

Subliminal

Subliminal
Author: Leonard Mlodinow
Pages: 260
ISBN: 9780307472250
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Release: 2013
Editor: Vintage
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

An examination of the ways in which the unconscious mind shapes everyday life traces recent scientific advances to reveal the pivotal role of the subliminal mind in influencing experiences and relationships. By the author of The Drunkard's Walk. 100,000 first printing.

My Friend Leonard

My Friend Leonard
Author: James Frey
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781101217375
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Release: 2005-06-16
Editor: Penguin
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Perhaps the most unconventional and literally breathtaking father-son story you'll ever read, My Friend Leonard pulls you immediately and deeply into a relationship as unusual as it is inspiring. The father figure is Leonard, the high-living, recovering coke addict "West Coast Director of a large Italian-American finance firm" (read: mobster) who helped to keep James Frey clean in A Million Little Pieces. The son is, of course, James, damaged perhaps beyond repair by years of crack and alcohol addiction-and by more than a few cruel tricks of fate. James embarks on his post-rehab existence in Chicago emotionally devastated, broke, and afraid to get close to other people. But then Leonard comes back into his life, and everything changes. Leonard offers his "son" lucrative—if illegal and slightly dangerous—employment. He teaches James to enjoy life, sober, for the first time. He instructs him in the art of "living boldly," pushes him to pursue his passion for writing, and provides a watchful and supportive veil of protection under which James can get his life together. Both Leonard's and James's careers flourish…but then Leonard vanishes. When the reasons behind his mysterious absence are revealed, the book opens up in unexpected emotional ways. My Friend Leonard showcases a brilliant and energetic young writer rising to important new challenges—displaying surprising warmth, humor, and maturity—without losing his intensity. This book proves that one of the most provocative literary voices of his generation is also one of the most emphatically human.

Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard
Author: Jon M. Fishman
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781541512030
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Release: 2018
Editor: LernerClassroom
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard averaged 27 points per game in the 2016 2017. It was his best NBA season. Learn about Leonard's career, how he stays in shape, and how he spends his time off the court.

Language

Language
Author: Leonard Bloomfield
Pages: 564
ISBN: 0226060675
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Release: 1984-10-15
Editor: University of Chicago Press
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Perhaps the single most influential work of general linguistics published in this century, Leonard Bloomfield's Language is both a masterpiece of textbook writing and a classic of scholarship. Intended as an introduction to the field of linguistics, it revolutionized the field when it appeared in 1933 and became the major text of the American descriptivist school.

Polk s Baltimore Anne Arundel Baltimore and Howard Counties City Directory

Polk s Baltimore  Anne Arundel  Baltimore and Howard Counties  City Directory
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: HARVARD:HN4HDN
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Release: 1899
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Leonard and Hungry Paul

Leonard and Hungry Paul
Author: Ronan Hession
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781612198491
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Release: 2020-08-04
Editor: Melville House
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A disarming novel that asks a simple question: Can gentle people change the world? In this charming and truly unique debut, popular Irish musician Ronan Hession tells the story of two single, thirty-something men who still live with their parents and who are . . . nice. They take care of their parents and play board games together. They like to read. They take satisfaction from their work. They are resolutely kind. And they realize that none of this is considered . . . normal. Leonard and Hungry Paul is the story of two friends struggling to protect their understanding of what’s meaningful in life. It is about the uncelebrated people of this world — the gentle, the meek, the humble. And as they struggle to persevere, the book asks a surprisingly enthralling question: Is it really them against the world, or are they on to something?

Unforeseen Legacies

Unforeseen Legacies
Author: Bruce H. Ziff,Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
Pages: 280
ISBN: UOM:39015049673117
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Release: 2000
Editor: University of Toronto Press
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Ziff (law, O. of Alberta) set out to prepare a casebook on the case Re Canada Trust and Ontario Human Rights Commission, generally known as the Leonard Foundation case, to use in his property law course. Looking for a bit more information about the author of the trust document at the center of the case, he discovered that no one had written a biography of Leonard (1860-1930) and decided to rectify the neglect. He focuses especially on the origins of the Foundation and the court case that called its legality into question. Canadian card order number: C00-931249-8. c. Book News Inc.

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method
Author: Mark Davis
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9781495051296
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Release: 2015-09-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

(Piano Instruction). The Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide designed for anyone interested in playing jazz piano from the complete novice just learning the basics to the more advanced player who wishes to enhance their keyboard vocabulary. There are lots of fun progressions and licks for you to play and absorb. The accompanying audio includes demonstrations of all the examples in the book! Topics include essential theory, chords and voicings, improvisation ideas, structure and forms, scales and modes, rhythm basics, interpreting a lead sheet, playing solos, and much more!

Circular

Circular
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: UCR:31210004382311
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Release: 1947
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Critical Essays on Elmore Leonard

Critical Essays on Elmore Leonard
Author: Charles J. Rzepka
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9781119576709
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Release: 2020-02-17
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A scholarly exploration of Elmore Leonard—provides original essays and fresh insights on the author’s works and influence Labelled as “the closest thing America has to a national novelist,” Elmore Leonard’s clean and direct writing, engaging bad guys, and deadpan humor resonate with readers around the nation and throughout the world. Popular films based on his books continue to introduce new audiences to Leonard’s unique way of engaging with complex themes of American culture and pop-culture history. Yet surprisingly, academic treatments of his writing are almost nonexistent. Critical Essays on Elmore Leonard is an original anthology that covers the topics, themes, literary and narrative style, and enduring influences of one of the finest crime writers in the history of the genre. This unique collection of essays explores the ways in which Leonard’s work reflects America’s dynamic, ever-changing culture. Divided into two parts, the book first examines major themes and topics in Leonard’s works, followed by detailed case studies of five individual works including Get Shorty and Out of Sight. Essays discuss topics such as Leonard’s skill at conveying sense of place, his use of dress and appearance in his crime fiction, the influence of romantic comedies and westerns on his writing, and the concepts of moral luck, determinism, and existentialism found in his novels. Unique and thoroughly original, this book: Covers Leonard’s entire career, including his early Western novels and his work in visual media Illustrates Leonard’s genius at handling free indirect discourse Discusses the author’s influence, legacy, and contemporary relevance in various contexts Explores Leonard’s success at making himself “invisible” in his own writing Includes an insightful introduction from the book’s editor Critical Essays on Elmore Leonard is an ideal resource for academics and students in the field of genre studies, especially crime fiction, and general readers with interest in the subject.

The Leonard Bernstein Letters

The Leonard Bernstein Letters
Author: Leonard Bernstein
Pages: 625
ISBN: 9780300186543
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Release: 2013-10-29
Editor: Yale University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“With their intellectual brilliance, humor and wonderful eye for detail, Leonard Bernstein’s letters blow all biographies out of the water.”—The Economist (2013 Book of the Year) Leonard Bernstein was a charismatic and versatile musician—a brilliant conductor who attained international superstar status, and a gifted composer of Broadway musicals (West Side Story), symphonies (Age of Anxiety), choral works (Chichester Psalms), film scores (On the Waterfront), and much more. Bernstein was also an enthusiastic letter writer, and this book is the first to present a wide-ranging selection of his correspondence. The letters have been selected for the insights they offer into the passions of his life—musical and personal—and the extravagant scope of his musical and extra-musical activities. Bernstein’s letters tell much about this complex man, his collaborators, his mentors, and others close to him. His galaxy of correspondents encompassed, among others, Aaron Copland, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins, Thornton Wilder, Boris Pasternak, Bette Davis, Adolph Green, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and family members including his wife Felicia and his sister Shirley. The majority of these letters have never been published before. They have been carefully chosen to demonstrate the breadth of Bernstein’s musical interests, his constant struggle to find the time to compose, his turbulent and complex sexuality, his political activities, and his endless capacity for hard work. Beyond all this, these writings provide a glimpse of the man behind the legends: his humanity, warmth, volatility, intellectual brilliance, wonderful eye for descriptive detail, and humor. “The correspondence from and to the remarkable conductor is full of pleasure and insights.”—The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice) “Exhaustive, thrilling [and] indispensable.”—USA Today (starred review)

Leonard Cohen Untold Stories The Early Years

Leonard Cohen  Untold Stories  The Early Years
Author: Michael Posner
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781982152635
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Release: 2020-10-20
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The extraordinary life of one of the world’s greatest music and literary icons, in the words of those who knew him best. Poet, novelist, singer-songwriter, artist, prophet, icon—there has never been a figure like Leonard Cohen. He was a true giant in contemporary western culture, entertaining and inspiring people everywhere with his work. From his groundbreaking and bestselling novels, The Favourite Game and Beautiful Losers, to timeless songs such as “Suzanne,” “Dance Me to the End of Love,” and “Hallelujah,” Cohen is a cherished artist. His death in 2016 was felt around the world by the many fans and followers who would miss his warmth, humour, intellect, and piercing insights. Leonard Cohen, Untold Stories chronicles the full breadth of his extraordinary life. The first of three volumes—The Early Years—follows him from his boyhood in Montreal to university, and his burgeoning literary career to the world of music, culminating with his first international tour in 1970. Through the voices of those who knew him best—family and friends, colleagues and contemporaries, rivals, business partners, and his many lovers—the book probes deeply into both Cohen’s public and private life. It also paints a portrait of an era, the social, cultural, and political revolutions that shook the 1960s. In this revealing and entertaining first volume, bestselling author and biographer Michael Posner draws on hundreds of interviews to reach beyond the Cohen of myth and reveal the unique, complex, and compelling figure of the real man.

Hal Leonard Guitar Method

Hal Leonard Guitar Method
Author: Will Schmid,Greg Koch
Pages: 144
ISBN: 0634047019
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Release: 2002
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Contains books 1, 2, and 3 bound together in one easy-to-use volume."

Leonard s Illustrated Medical Scientific Journal

Leonard s Illustrated Medical Scientific Journal
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: UOM:39015080183695
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Release: 1886
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Hal Leonard Bagpipe Method

Hal Leonard Bagpipe Method
Author: Ron Bowen,Sarajane Trier
Pages: 38
ISBN: 1476813442
Available:
Release: 2014-02
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

(Instructional). The Hal Leonard Bagpipe Method is designed for anyone just learning to play the Great Highland bagpipes. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide serves as an introduction to the bagpipe chanter. The accompanying DVD includes video lessons with demonstrations of all the examples in the book! Lessons include: the practice chanter, the Great Highland Bagpipe scale, bagpipe notation, proper technique, grace-noting, embellishments, playing and practice tips, traditional tunes, buying a bagpipe, and much more!