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61. Hedda Gabler (Large Print) - Henrik Ibsen

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This large print title is set in Tieras 16pt font as reccomended by the RNIB.

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62. Henry Jolles -

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63. Hollywood Worldviews Watching Films with Wisdom & Discernment (Large Print 16pt) - Brian Godawa

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In this thoroughly revised and updated edition of his popular book, Brian Godawa guides you through the place of redemption in film, the tricks screenwriters use to communicate their messages, and the mental and spiritual discipline required for watching movies.

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64. Hymnal: A Worship Book -

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Many new hymns as well as old favorites are included in this collection of 658 hymns. The hymns represent a variety of music styles that reflect the diversity of the Mennonite and Brethren denominations. An additional 202 worship resources offer responsive readings and prayers for many occasions. Round notes.

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65. Hymns We Love to Sing: (Words Only) - Alan C. Whitmore

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66. In a Door, into a Fight, Out a Door, into a Chase: Moviemaking R - William Witney

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67. In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox - Carol Burnett

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The beloved entertainer shares behind-the-scenes anecdotes from her popular show, exploring the elements that made the series so successful and the costars, guests, and off-camera talent who made it memorable.

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68. Inside Pee-Wee's Playhouse The Untold, Unauthorized, and Unpredictable Story of a Pop Phenomenon (Large Print 16pt) - Caseen Gaines

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Between 1986 and 1991, nearly ten million people a week watched Pee - wee's Playhouse, the critically acclaimed and widely successful children's program broadcast on CBS. Now, on the 25th anniversary of the show, the complete behind - the - scenes story is being told for the first time by those who experienced it. Complete with an episode guide, biographical information about the cast and key members of the show's creative team, never - before - told anecdotes, and previously unpublished photos, Inside Pee - wee's Playhouse takes the first in - depth look behind the program TV Guide recently cited as one of the top ten cult classics of all time. Paul Reubens (as Pee - wee Herman) has been making a comeback since August 2010, appearing on Saturday Night Live, The View, The Jimmy Kimmel Show, Conan, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He starred in a successful stage revival of his live show in January and February of 2010, and it hit Broadway later that year. It's been turned into a special on HBO. His public Twitter and Facebook accounts boast over one million fans and followers. Inside Pee - wee's Playhouse is the first comprehensive look at this amazingly successful (and still revered) children's program. Pee - wee Herman fans have been energized recently by the character's re - emerging presence. From casual fans to devout followers, everyone will be interested in taking a look Inside Pee - wee's Playhouse.

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69. Into the Looking Glass Exploring the Worlds of Fringe (Large Print 16pt) - Sarah Clarke Stuart

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Offering a holistic approach to television criticism, this analytical companion to the popular show Fringe examines the drama's mythology and unveils its mysteries while exposing significant cultural issues addressed in each episode. With a strong basis in science fiction, Fringe has all of the archetypal characters and themes of the genre, from the covert mastermind and the mad scientist to dangerous advances in technology, parallel worlds, and man - made monsters. Along with many other post - 9/11 television shows aired in the West, Fringe has demonstrated a society's collective paranoia about foreign invaders, on the one hand, and domestic corruption on the other. It also lays bare the fear of radical advances in technology and urges its viewers to ponder the ethical limitations of science. This guide explores how the show uses these elements to tap into a deeper understanding of the human experience. Less focused on individual episodes, this book is split into three parts, each discussing a broad element of the narrative experience of the first three seasons of this multilayered show.

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70. James Arness: An Autobiography - James Arness

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Offers an account of one of the icons of 20th-century TV. This title includes many personal revelations of interacting with some of the "Gunsmoke" family ensemble, such as Miss Kitty, Doc and Festus. It covers the author's own work as a producer.

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71. Joe's Politicians (Large Print 16pt) - Mendelson Joe

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Among many things, Mendelson Joe is a political activist. And he's a painter. So it was inevitable that he would express his activism through a series of portraits of politicians. Here we have George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice, Bill Clinton Henry Kissinger,, Jean Chr tien, Brian Mulroney, Stephen Harper, Stockwell Day, Preston Manning, Mike Harris, Ernie Eves, and others. As Mendelson Joe describes, these portraits embody mostly figments of his imagination. All but three subjects came from impressions synthesized from observing these glib charmers during their numerous appearances on television. The three exceptions (Barbara Hall, Carolyn Parrish, and Richard Thomas) all sat for him at his request. The portraits are not editorial cartoons; they're expressions like Edvard Munch's ''Scream.'' His disdain for most of his subjects is far from hidden and yet occasionally, if you look closely, one can spot a glimmer of hope that the subject might have a heart. These politicians are shaping our future. As such, they require our scrutiny and commentary. Only if we stay engaged, as Mendelson Joe makes clear, can our democratic system work.

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72. Joe's Toronto Portraiture (Large Print 16pt) - Mendelson Joe

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Mendelson Joe was born in Toronto at the Western Hospital less than a year before Canada joined the Allies in ending World War II. Although Joe grew up in Maple, a feedmill town twenty miles north of Toronto, the city of Toronto was always his home - even during his itinerant years in London and Los Angeles as an electric troubadour. When Joe fell into painting and loved it like music, it was inevitable that he would document his friends, colleagues, neighbours, and others. For years, he painted portraits of Torontonians known and unknown, including: Robert Fulford, Robert Priest, Irshad Manji, Margaret Atwood, Bernie Finkelstein, Stan the Fan, and Babydoll Grandma. Over thirty years later, his portraits of Torontonians amount to a significant body of work, and here, in Joe's Toronto, he exhibits fifty portraits from the experience. It tells both his story and the story of those he portrayed. Along with faithful reproductions of the original paintings, Joe has added his own brand of particular comments about the subjects and the sessions.

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73. John, Paul, George, Ringo & Me - Tony Barrow

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This is not merely a biography of The Beatles but a unique memoir by a Liverpool - born author who knew John, Paul, George and Ringo as friends throughout the height of their fame. As The Beatles' Press Officer, he worked within the group's closest circle for six breakneck years during the Beatlemania era of the Sixties. Few were closer to The Beatles than Tony Barrow, and in this highly acclaimed book, he holds a mirror up to the Fab Four and offers his own insider's perspective on that four - way dynamic that spawned the greatest pop group the world has ever seen.

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74. Jumbo The Unauthorised Biography of a Victorian Sensation (Large Print 16pt) - John Sutherland

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The first comprehensive 'biography' of one of the first celebrity animals who gave us one of our favourite words. Jumbo, Victorian England's favourite elephant, was born in 1861 in French Sudan, imported to a Parisian zoo and later sold on to London, where - for seventeen years - he dutifully gave children rides and ate buns from their hands, all the while being tortured at night to keep him docile. Worldwide fame came when he was bought by the American showman and scam artist P.T. Barnum in 1881, despite letters from 100,000 British schoolchildren who wrote to Queen Victoria begging her to prevent the sale. Barnum went on to transform Jumbo into a lucrative circus act and one of the most loved animals of all time, establishing elephants as a regular feature of funhouses and menageries the world over. Using the heartwrenching story of Jumbo's celebrity life, tragic death in Canada in 1885, and his enduring cultural legacy, Jumbo is personal and fascinating reflection on our cultural elephantiasis by one of our most distinguished literary - critical detectives, which is guaranteed to amuse, stimulate, provoke and delight in equal measure.

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75. Kings of Madison Avenue The Unofficial Guide to Mad Men (Large Print 16pt) - Jesse McLean

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Mad Men beguiles like a Christmas catalog of all the forbidden vices ... a sleek, hard - boiled drama with a soft, satirical core.''
- New York Times ''The year's best new show.''
- Time Magazine ''If this is the future of TV, the future's looking good.''
- USA TodayNot since a certain mob boss battled anxiety attacks has a series tapped into the zeitgeist with such speed. And yet, this sophisticated show about 1960s Madison Avenue advertising house Sterling Cooper has surpassed even The Sopranos in cultural resonance. From critical reviews that swoon over the elegant storytelling to fashion designs that pay homage to the sleek sensibility, everyone is talking about Mad Men. Fans of creator Matthew Weiner's show enjoy not only the high - calibre storytelling but the ironic view of recent history. As such, they thirst for a companion volume that will deepen their understanding and appreciation of the show. Kings of Madison Avenue provides detailed episode guides, cast biographies, and rich sidebar content (how to party like the Mad Men and a travel itinerary for the perfect Mad Men Manhattan weekend). But because the fans of this show are also connoisseurs of history, this book offers further historical context not often available in companion guides, such as influences of the show (Sex & the Single Girl author Helen Gurley Brown, Revolutionary Road's Richard Yates, Billy Wilder's The Apartment), or historical touchstones intertwined in the storylines (the landmark ''Think Small'' Volkswagen Beetle campaign, the Nixon/Kennedy presidential campaign, the creation of Lucky Strike's ''It's toasted'' slogan). A series that not only sketches the cultural landscape with skill but has also taken a place in that very landscape requires a guide that reflects the breadth and depth of this effect. Kings of Madison Avenue: The Unofficial Guide to Mad Men is just that book.

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76. Kings of the Jungle: An Illustrated Reference to "Tarzan" on S - David Fury

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77. Lady Windermere's Fan (Large Print) - Oscar Wilde

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This classic large print title is printed in 16 point Tiresias font as recommended by the Royal National Institute for the Blind

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78. Lee Krasner LP: A Biography - Gail Levin

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79. Lookin' For Shamrocks! A Kid's Guide To Dublin, Ireland - Penelope Dyan

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Parents may enjoy going to the Guinness Brewery for a beer when they come to Dublin, Ireland; but kids see the world through different eyes. This book is not meant to be a true travel book in the sense of what one may view as a travel book. Instead, it is meant to inspire imaginations, to be added to with a kid's own notes, photos and drawings and to be used as a true learning tool,for even the youngest of travelers. Too many books spoon feed facts. Few encourage true mind exploration, and it is only with the exploring eye and the inquiring mind that a child can really truly learn. Take a trip to Dublin, Ireland and look at what Photographer John D. Weigand saw through the lens of his camera, and then take some photos of your own or gather photos from the internet or from magazines and travel brochures. You can even travel vicariously with Weigand and Dyan, if you like! Penelope Dyan has added a few words of poetic narrative to help get little minds moving and making up their very own narratives for their very own additions to this book. Dyan is an attorney, a former teacher, and a writer who knows just how to spark kids' imaginations and how to inspire them.

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80. Lost History The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers, and Artists (Large Print 16pt) - Michael Hamilton Morgan

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Early Muslim culture set the foundation for the Rennaissance of Europe and for nearly every aspect of the modern world. In this age of conflict, ''Lost History'' provides a vital look at the Muslim world and its deep connection to all cultures. Unlike many histories, which address the noted Arab Golden Age of Baghdad, Persia, and Muslim Spain from 632 to 1258 AD and the fall of Baghdad, ''Lost History'' reveals the many 'golden ages' of Muslim thought, from Shiite Iran to Mughal India, to the 18th century. Engaging chapters introduce a contemporary accountant, obstetrician, civil engineer, or astrophysicist, all whose work is linked to early Muslim advancements.Artful flashbacks render page - turning accounts of such luminaries as Al Ma'mun, who founded Baghdad's international House of Wisdom from which came foundations for modern math, astronomy, chemistry, medicine, and literature; Al Khwarizmi, often considered the Father of Algebra, whose invention of algorithms makes possible cell phones today; revered Arab philospher Al Kindi, who wrote, 'nothing should be dearer to the seeker of truth than the truth itself;' Astronomer Al Manon, for whom is named a crater of the moon; the exiled Emir Abdal Rahman, who brought to Cordoba, Spain, irrigation systems and unique architecture; and the Syrian - born Al Nafis, who revealed that the blood flows from the heart, through the lungs, to the body and back again. Finally, readers discover that Omar Khayyam, well - loved poet of the Rubaiyat, was a mathematical wizard who calculated the length of a year to be 365.242 days (later calculated by atomic clocks to within millionths of a second). Writes the author: 'By recovering lost history together, maybe we can really get at the issues of today that will never be solved by force. Because if there is no other lesson to be drawn from ''Lost History'', it is that force rarely ever positively resolves issues of the spirit and the soul - whether in individuals, or in civilizations.'

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