Ennio Morricone S The Good The Bad And The Ugly


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This guide demonstrates Morricone's unique and enduring contributions to the art of film music through a discussion of his compositional and orchestrational processes, many of which are evident in his music for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in a way that can be easily understood by both musicians and nonmusicians. Though the guide illuminates theoretical and structural aspects of Morricone's music, it also examines relevant non-musical issues which contribute to the audience's total experience of the film.

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Author by Charles Leinberger
Genre eBook Performing Arts
Read Book 137
ISBN Number 0810851326

Winning Ugly


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The tennis classic from Olympic gold medalist and ESPN analyst Brad Gilbert, now featuring a new introduction with tips drawn from the strategies of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Andy Murray, and more, to help you outthink and outplay your toughest opponents A former Olympic medalist and now one of ESPN’s most respected analysts, Brad Gilbert shares his timeless tricks and tips, including “some real gems” (Tennis magazine) to help both recreational and professional players improve their game. In the new introduction to this third edition, Gilbert uses his inside access to analyze current stars such as Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal, showing readers how to beat better players without playing better tennis. Written with clarity and wit, this classic combat manual for the tennis court has become the bible of tennis instruction books for countless players worldwide.

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Author by Brad Gilbert
Genre eBook Sports & Recreation
Read Book 224
ISBN Number 9781476715094

Plain And Ugly Janes


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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Author by Charlotte M. Wright
Genre eBook Literary Criticism
Read Book 160
ISBN Number 9781135706029

Ugly Fish


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Ugly Fish is ugly and big and mean, and he won't share his driftwood tunnel or his special briny flakes with anyone. And that means the wimpy little fish who keep showing up in his tank have got to go. But then one day someone bigger and uglier and maybe even meaner arrives . . . and suddenly Ugly Fish isn't feeling quite so confident anymore. From Kara LaReau, author of the Rocko and Spanky series, here is an irreverent and terrifically funny book about a bully who at last gets his comeuppance.

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Author by Kara LaReau
Genre eBook Juvenile Fiction
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ISBN Number 9780547546087

The Ugly Woman


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Taking a philological and feminist approach, and drawing on the Bakhtinian concept of the grotesque body and on the poetics of transgression, The Ugly Woman is a unique look at the essential counterdiscourse of the celebrated Italian poetic canon and a valuable contribution to the study of women in literature.

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Author by Patrizia Bettella
Genre eBook Literary Criticism
Read Book 259
ISBN Number 080203926X

The Ugly Duckling


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An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year ostracized by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan.

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Author by Stephen Mitchell
Genre eBook Juvenile Fiction
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ISBN Number 0763621595

Coyote Ugly


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THE STORY: The scene is a rundown shack in the Arizona desert, the home of Pewsey family. After an absence of a dozen years son Dowd Pewsey returns with his new wife, Penny, whom his family has never met. His arrival exacerbates the tensions and ob

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Author by Lynn Siefert
Genre eBook Drama
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ISBN Number 0822202484

The Ugly Laws


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In the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, municipallaws targeting "unsightly beggars" sprang up in cities across America. Seeming to criminalize disability and thus offering a visceral example of discrimination, these “ugly laws” have become a sort of shorthand for oppression in disability studies, law, and the arts. In this watershed study of the ugly laws, Susan M. Schweik uncovers the murky history behind the laws, situating the varied legislation in its historical context and exploring in detail what the laws meant. Illustrating how the laws join the history of the disabled and the poor, Schweik not only gives the reader a deeper understanding of the ugly laws and the cities where they were generated, she locates the laws at a crucial intersection of evolving and unstable concepts of race, nation, sex, class, and gender. Moreover, she explores the history of resistance to the ordinances, using the often harrowing life stories of those most affected by their passage. Moving to the laws’ more recent history, Schweik analyzes the shifting cultural memory of the ugly laws, examining how they have been used—and misused—by academics, activists, artists, lawyers, and legislators.

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Author by Susan M. Schweik
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 081474088X

If You Have To Wear An Ugly Dress Learn To Accessorize Guidance Inspiration And Hope For Women With Lupus Scleroderma And Other Autoimmune Illne


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Chronic illness forces you to slow down and reexamine your values, your choices, and the way you define yourself. This book offers companionship throughout the process, helping you face your challenges with dignity and grace.

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Author by Linda McNamara
Genre eBook Biography & Autobiography
Read Book 199
ISBN Number 9781604945959

Fat Dumb And Ugly


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The world's lone superpower...supreme guardian of democracy...and home of the blithely uninformed and epidemically obese. Welcome to America -- pull up a chair, click on the tube, and grab a donut. Concerned Citizen Peter Strupp is shocked and bothered by what he sees. It seems we're not as thin, smart, and good-looking as we like to think. Packed with real facts and statistics, Fat, Dumb, and Ugly takes readers on an eye-opening, laugh-out-loud, and at times horrifying tour of the numbers that shape our country: • Percentage of adults in the United States who are overweight: 64.5 • Percentage of Americans who believe they have actually spoken with Satan: 5 • Percentage of voters for whom Saturday Night Live and MTV are primary sources of information about presidential candidates: 16 • Average number of pink lawn flamingos sold annually in America: 250,000 A wickedly hilarious and addictive cultural snapshot of our nation of conspicuous consumers, fast-food fanatics, and dumbed-down dolts, Fat, Dumb, and Ugly casts a revealing spotlight on John Q. Public, the average American -- and it's not always pretty.

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Author by Peter Strupp
Genre eBook Humor
Read Book 160
ISBN Number 1451603908