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Lou: Fifty Years of Kicking Dirt, Playing Hard, and Winning Big in the Swee…

In this candid, revealing, and entertaining memoir, the beloved New York Yankee legend looks back over his nearly fifty-year career as a player and a manager, sharing insights and stories about some of his most memorable moments and some of the biggest names in Major League Baseball.

For nearly five decades, Lou Piniella has been a fixture in Major League Baseball, as an outfielder with the legendary New York Yankees of the 1970s, and as a manager for five teams in both the American and…

Hi De Ho

Pub Date : 2010-10-11 | Author : Alyn Shipton | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199752683
ISBN 13 : 0199752680

Clad in white tie and tails, dancing and scatting his way through the "Hi-de-ho" chorus of "Minnie the Moocher," Cab Calloway exuded a sly charm and sophistication that endeared hi..

Groovin High

Pub Date : 2001-07-19 | Author : Alyn Shipton | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0195349385
ISBN 13 : 9780195349382

Dizzy Gillespie was one of the most important and best-loved musicians in jazz history. With his horn-rimmed glasses, goatee, jive talk, and upraised trumpet bell, he was the hipst..

Disintegrating The Musical

Pub Date : 2002-08-14 | Author : Arthur Knight | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 0822329638
ISBN 13 : 9780822329633

DIVThe history of African Americans in film musicals and their reception by Black audiences and critics./div..

The Billboard Book Of Top 40 R B And Hip Hop Hits

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Joel Whitburn | Publisher : Billboard Books

ISBN 10 : 0823082830
ISBN 13 : 9780823082834

Presents complete chart information for the most popular R&B and hip-hop artists and songs on Billboard's Top 40 charts, from 1942 to 2004...

Last Man Down

Pub Date : 2003-05-06 | Author : Richard Picciotto | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1101220759
ISBN 13 : 9781101220757

A first responder’s harrowing account of 9/11—the true story of an American hero who gave nearly everything for others during one of New York City’s darkest hours. On Septemb..

The Old Neighborhood

Pub Date : 1999-05-10 | Author : Ray Suarez | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9780684834023
ISBN 13 : 0684834022

Explores the changing world of American communities, describing the migration of urban dwellers to the suburbs and the implications of this "flight" for both the cities and the sub..

Chantal Akerman

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Chantal Akerman | Publisher : Blaffer Gallery

ISBN 10 : 097780285X
ISBN 13 : 9780977802852

Edited by Terrie Sultan. Preface and Acknowledgments by Paul Ha, Jane Farver, Rina Carvajal, Terrie Sultan. Texts by Claudia Schmuckli, William Arning, Klaus Ottmann, Rina Carvajal..