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Another City, Not My Own

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Publisher : Crown
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ISBN 10 : 0609601008
Pages : 368 pages
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Download Another City, Not My Own PDF Full Free by Dominick Dunne and published by Crown. This book was released on 1997 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In an incisive fictional rendering of the O. J. Simpson trial, based on the author's inside coverage of the case, writer Gus Bailey offers a dramatic account of the murders that shocked America, while confronting the concept of his own mortality. 400,000 first printing. Tour.


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Another City, Not My Own

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Publisher : Ballantine Books
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ISBN 10 : 9780307815095
Pages : 416 pages
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Download Another City, Not My Own PDF Full Free by Dominick Dunne and published by Ballantine Books. This book was released on 2012-02-08 with total page 416 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is the story of the Trial of the Century as only Dominick Dunne can write it. Told from the point of view of one of Dunne's most familiar fictional characters-Gus Bailey-Another City, Not My Own tells how Gus, the movers and shakers of Los Angeles, and the city itself are drawn into the vortex of the O.J. Simpson trial. We have met Gus Bailey in previous novels by Dominick Dunne. He is a writer and journalist, father of a murdered child, and chronicler of justice-served or denied-as it relates to the rich and famous. Now back in Los Angeles, a city that once adored him and later shunned him, Gus is caught up in what soon becomes a national obsession. Using real names and places, Dunne interweaves the story of the trial with the personal trials Gus endures as he faces his own mortality. By day, Gus is at the courthouse, the confidant of the Goldman and Simpson families, the lawyers, the journalists, the hangers-on, even the judge; at night he is the honored guest at the most dazzling gatherings in town as everyone-from Kirk Douglas to Heidi Fleiss, from Elizabeth Taylor to Nancy Reagan-delights in the latest news from the corridors of the courthouse. Another City, Not My Own does what no other book on this sensational case has been able to do because of Dominick Dunne's unique ability to probe the sensibilities of participants and observers. This book illuminates the meaning of guilt and innocence in America today. A vivid, revealing achievement, Another City, Not My Own is Dominick Dunne at his best.


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New York Magazine

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Download New York Magazine PDF Full Free by and published by . This book was released on 1997-11-24 with total page 144 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.


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Dear Freedom

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Publisher : Cuvillier Verlag
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ISBN 10 : 9783736940987
Pages : 246 pages
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Download Dear Freedom PDF Full Free by Gabriela Denise Enderli Bearth and published by Cuvillier Verlag. This book was released on 2012-05-07 with total page 246 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Imprisonment and the Death Penalty in the Novels of the South, the title and context of this doctoral thesis, aims at a literary and cultural analysis of how the experience of confinement and the ensuing death penalty features in a selection of novels on prison and execution, mainly in the US-American South. The purpose is to analyze and show the effect the rigid use of power within prisons can and does have on death row inmates and their families, as represented in fiction. In this context my study is based on three questions: How do power and control over the incarcerated subject appear in the fictional novel? How far can an analogy be stated between reality and fiction in respect to incarceration and treatment of minorities, such as African Americans, juveniles, mentally retarded, and women? How has the representation of the villain changed within the 20th century, and does this change reflect a different perception of the criminal in society? My research includes fifteen novels depicting the life of the protagonist sentenced to death and one serving a life sentence in the time between 1925 and 2005 in the US American South. Protagonists are white or African American male convicts; some of them juvenile and/or mentally retarded. African American and white women are also represented as prisoners, but in a considerably lower number than their male counterparts. Reasons for this dissimilarity will be discussed in the chapter on women on death row. I have chosen a chronological approach in the selection of the texts in order to reflect cultural changes and continuity in the representation of the culprit and the execution of the law under the influence of power and control as mirrored in the chosen texts.


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The Trash Phenomenon

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Publisher : University of Georgia Press
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ISBN 10 : 0820324841
Pages : 316 pages
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Download The Trash Phenomenon PDF Full Free by Stacey Michele Olster and published by University of Georgia Press. This book was released on 2003 with total page 316 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Trash Phenomenon looks at how writers of the late twentieth century not only have integrated the events, artifacts, and theories of popular culture into their works but also have used those works as windows into popular culture's role in the process of nation building. Taking her cue from Donald Barthelme's 1967 portrayal of popular culture as "trash" and Don DeLillo's 1997 description of it as a subversive "people's history," Stacey Olster explores how literature recycles American popular culture so as to change the nationalistic imperative behind its inception. The Trash Phenomenon begins with a look at the mass media's role in the United States' emergence as the twentieth century's dominant power. Olster discusses the works of three authors who collectively span the century bounded by the Spanish-American War (1898) and the Persian Gulf War (1991): Gore Vidal's American Chronicle series, John Updike's Rabbit tetralogy, and Larry Beinhart's American Hero. Olster then turns her attention to three non-American writers whose works explore the imperial sway of American popular culture on their nation's value systems: hierarchical class structure in Dennis Potter's England, Peronism in Manuel Puig's Argentina, and Nihonjinron consensus in Haruki Murakami's Japan. Finally, Olster returns to American literature to look at the contemporary media spectacle and the representative figure as potential sources of national consolidation after November 1963. Olster first focuses on autobiographical, historical, and fictional accounts of three spectacles in which the formulae of popular culture are shown to bypass differences of class, gender, and race: the John F. Kennedy assassination, the Scarsdale Diet Doctor murder, and the O. J. Simpson trial. She concludes with some thoughts about the nature of American consolidation after 9/11.


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Media and American Courts

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Publisher : ABC-CLIO
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ISBN 10 : 9781576079799
Pages : 231 pages
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Download Media and American Courts PDF Full Free by S. L. Alexander and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2004 with total page 231 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Contains a reference handbook to issues involving the media and the American court system and explores how technological advances from cameras in the courtroom to internet news have created new areas of controversy.


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Crimes Of The Century

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Publisher : Northeastern University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781555538682
Pages : 244 pages
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Download Crimes Of The Century PDF Full Free by Gilbert Geis and published by Northeastern University Press. This book was released on 2016-04-01 with total page 244 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In compelling narrative, the authors probe the sensational cases of Nathan F. Leopold, Jr., and Richard A. Loeb, the Scottsboro "boys," Bruno Richard Hauptmann, Alger Hiss, and O.J. Simpson, highlighting significant lessons about criminal behavior and the administration of criminal justice. Each case study details the crime, the police investigation, and the court proceedings, profiles the major players, and examines the outcome and aftermath of the trial. The authors untangle the perplexities surrounding the cases and illuminate the many mysteries that remain unsolved today. These celebrated trials reveal issues of overzealous prosecution, sloppy police work, judicial bias, race, class, and ethnic struggles, and the role of wealth in securing a competent defense. They also show how the temper of the times and frenzied media coverage heightened the intensity of drama in the cases.


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Bitch

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Publisher : Anchor
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ISBN 10 : 9780307829887
Pages : 448 pages
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Download Bitch PDF Full Free by Elizabeth Wurtzel and published by Anchor. This book was released on 2012-10-17 with total page 448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the author of the bestselling Prozac Nation comes one of the most entertaining feminist manifestos ever written. In five brilliant extended essays, she links the lives of women as demanding and disparate as Amy Fisher, Hillary Clinton, Margaux Hemingway, and Nicole Brown Simpson. Wurtzel gives voice to those women whose lives have been misunderstood, who have been dismissed for their beauty, their madness, their youth. Bitch is a brilliant tract on the history of manipulative female behavior. By looking at women who derive their power from their sexuality, Wurtzel offers a trenchant cultural critique of contemporary gender relations. Beginning with Delilah, the first woman to supposedly bring a great man down (latter-day Delilahs include Yoko Ono, Pam Smart, Bess Myerson), Wurtzel finds many biblical counterparts to the men and women in today's headlines. She finds in the story of Amy Fisher the tragic plight of all Lolitas, our thirst for their brief and intense flame. She connects Hemingway's tragic suicide to those of Sylvia Plath, Edie Sedgwick, and Marilyn Monroe, women whose beauty was an end, ultimately, in itself. Wurtzel, writing about the wife/mistress dichotomy, explains how some women are anointed as wife material, while others are relegated to the role of mistress. She takes to task the double standard imposed on women, the cultural insistence on goodness and society's complete obsession with badness: what's a girl to do? Let's face it, if women were any real threat to male power, "Gennifer Flowers would be sitting behind the desk of the Oval Office," writes Wurtzel, "and Bill Clinton would be a lounge singer in the Excelsior Hotel in Little Rock." Bitch tells a tale both celebratory and cautionary as Wurtzel catalogs some of the most infamous women in history, defending their outsize desires, describing their exquisite loneliness, championing their take-no-prisoners approach to life and to love. Whether writing about Courtney Love, Sally Hemings, Bathsheba, Kimba Wood, Sharon Stone, Princess Di--or waxing eloquent on the hideous success of The Rules, the evil that is The Bridges of Madison County, the twisted logic of You'll Never Make Love in This Town Again--Wurtzel is back with a bitchography that cuts to the core. In prose both blistering and brilliant, Bitch is a treatise on the nature of desperate sexual manipulation and a triumph of pussy power.


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Critical Companion to Toni Morrison

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Publisher : Infobase Publishing
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ISBN 10 : 9781438108575
Pages : 497 pages
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Download Critical Companion to Toni Morrison PDF Full Free by Carmen Gillespie and published by Infobase Publishing. This book was released on 2007 with total page 497 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Toni Morrison, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993, is perhaps the most important living American author. This work examines Morrison's life and writing, featuring critical analyses of her work and themes, as well as entries on related topics and relevant people, places, and influences.


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O. J. Simpson Facts and Fictions

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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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ISBN 10 : 0521624681
Pages : 374 pages
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Download O. J. Simpson Facts and Fictions PDF Full Free by Darnell M. Hunt and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 1999-04-15 with total page 374 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Analyses media coverage of O. J. Simpson trial and divided reactions of 'White' and African Americans.


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Download New York Magazine PDF Full Free by and published by . This book was released on 1997-11-24 with total page 144 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.


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The Castle on Sunset

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Publisher : Hachette UK
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ISBN 10 : 9781474611855
Pages : 336 pages
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Download The Castle on Sunset PDF Full Free by Shawn Levy and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2019-05-23 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: For nearly ninety years, Hollywood's brightest stars have favoured the Chateau Marmont as a home away from home. Filled with deep secrets but hidden in plain sight, its evolution parallels the growth of Hollywood itself. Perched above the Sunset Strip like a fairy-tale castle, the Chateau seems to come from another world entirely. An apartment-house-turned-hotel, it has been the backdrop for generations of gossip and folklore: 1930s bombshell Jean Harlow took lovers during her third honeymoon there; director Nicholas Ray slept with his sixteen-year-old Rebel Without a Cause star Natalie Wood; Anthony Perkins and Tab Hunter met poolside and began a secret affair; Jim Morrison swung from the balconies, once nearly falling to his death; John Belushi suffered a fatal overdose in a private bungalow; Lindsay Lohan got the boot after racking up nearly $50,000 in charges in less than two months. Much of what's happened inside the Chateau's walls has eluded the public eye - until now. With wit and prowess, Shawn Levy recounts the wild parties and scandalous liaisons, creative breakthroughs and marital breakdowns, births and untimely deaths that the Chateau Marmont has given rise to. Vivid, salacious and richly informed, the book is a glittering tribute to Hollywood as seen from the suites and bungalows of its most hallowed hotel.


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American Murder

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Publisher : Visible Ink Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781578592272
Pages : 448 pages
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Download American Murder PDF Full Free by Mike Mayo and published by Visible Ink Press. This book was released on 2008-02-01 with total page 448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Investigating the way Hollywood scoops up notorious criminals and turns them into legends, this entertaining who's-who guide provides thumbnail sketches of such killers as Ma Barker, Black Beard, Al Capone, John Wesley Hardin, and Charles Starkweather. Noting that some figures are glamorized in popular culture (Jesse James), while others are demonized (Charles Manson), this encyclopedic collection explores the legends' emotional truths as depicted in movies, stories, and songs. Facts of the real cases behind these notorious criminals are also presented, including the landmark rulings that pioneered new approaches to criminal justice.


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The Last Love Song

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Publisher : St. Martin's Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781466877405
Pages : 672 pages
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Download The Last Love Song PDF Full Free by Tracy Daugherty and published by St. Martin's Press. This book was released on 2015-08-25 with total page 672 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In The Last Love Song, Tracy Daugherty, the critically acclaimed author of Hiding Man (a New Yorker and New York Times Notable book) and Just One Catch, and subject of the hit documentary The Center Will Not Hold on Netflix delves deep into the life of distinguished American author and journalist Joan Didion in this, the first printed biography published about her life. Joan Didion lived a life in the public and private eye with her late husband, writer John Gregory Dunne, whom she met while the two were working in New York City when Didion was at Vogue and Dunne was writing for Time. They became wildly successful writing partners when they moved to Los Angeles and co-wrote screenplays and adaptations together. Didion is well-known for her literary journalistic style in both fiction and non-fiction. Some of her most-notable work includes Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Run River, and The Year of Magical Thinking, a National Book Award winner and shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize. It dealt with the grief surrounding Didion after the loss of her husband and daughter. Daugherty takes readers on a journey back through time, following a young Didion in Sacramento through to her adult life as a writer interviewing those who know and knew her personally, while maintaining a respectful distance from the reclusive literary great. The Last Love Song reads like fiction; lifelong fans, and readers learning about Didion for the first time will be enthralled with this impressive tribute.


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The Chronology of American Literature

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Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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ISBN 10 : 0618168214
Pages : 824 pages
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Download The Chronology of American Literature PDF Full Free by Daniel S. Burt and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 2004 with total page 824 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Ranging from the colonial era to the present day, this authoritative reference encompasses the full range of American literary developments as it spotlights major and popular works of fiction, nonfiction, plays, and poetry; biographical profiles of authors; literary journals; and other trends, themes, award winners, and more.


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Western Movie References in American Literature

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Publisher : McFarland
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ISBN 10 : 9780786493241
Pages : 224 pages
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Download Western Movie References in American Literature PDF Full Free by Henryk Hoffmann and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2012-10-09 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: References to western movies scattered over some 250 works by more than 130 authors constitute the subject matter of this book, arranged in an encyclopedic format. The entries are distributed among western movies, television series, big screen and television actors, western writers, directors and miscellaneous topics related to the genre. The data cover films from The Great Train Robbery (1903) to No Country for Old Men (2007) and the entries include many western film milestones (from The Aryan through Shane to Unforgiven), television classics (Gunsmoke, Bonanza) and great screen cowboys of both “A” and “B” productions.


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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015079622604
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