Download or read online books in PDF, EPUB and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

Tis Herself

 Tis Herself Author Maureen O'Hara
ISBN-10 9780743269162
Release 2005-03-01
Pages 336
Download Link Click Here

The Hollywood star traces her career and personal life, discussing such topics as her relationships with fellow actors, her marriage to plane crash victim Charles F. Blair, and her work on specific causes.



Tis Herself

 Tis Herself Author Maureen O'Hara
ISBN-10 0743269160
Release 2005-03-01
Pages 336
Download Link Click Here

The Hollywood star traces her career and personal life, discussing such topics as her relationships with fellow actors, her marriage to plane crash victim Charles F. Blair, and her work on specific causes.



It is Herself

It is Herself Author Maureen O'Hara
ISBN-10 0743263146
Release 2004
Pages 323
Download Link Click Here

Maureen O'Hara was born for Technicolour. Her fiery red hair and piercing green eyes made the screen crackle with electricity. Her bold Irish bearing cast her as the prototypical strong, determined woman struggling in a man's world. During a career that has spanned some sixty years, she has earned a reputation as a fiercely independent thinker, a tireless champion of causes, and, of course, a premier actress. 'TIS HERSELF chronicles a standout career that includes such timeless British and Hollywood films as THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY, RIO GRANDE, OUR MAN IN HAVANA, MCLINTOCK! and THE PARENT TRAP. O'Hara also shines a light on her private life, including her romance with aviation pioneer Brigadier General Charles F. Blair, 'the great love of her life', who died in a mysterious plane crash ten year after their marriage. Going behind the scenes and delivering intimate memories about her co-stars and directors, including John Wayne, Alfred Hitchcock, John Ford, Tyrone Power, John Candy, James Stewart, Charles Laughton, Lucille Ball and Rex Harrison. O'Hara's first-person reminiscences afford readers an unprecedented view of Hollywood's 'Golden Age'.



Tis Herself

 Tis Herself Author Theresa Schmidt
ISBN-10 1986830241
Release 2018-03-25
Pages 88
Download Link Click Here

Theresa Schmidt is a 90 year old woman, currently residing in New Jersey. It has been a lifelong dream of hers to publish her life story, leaving her family with a memento that they would treasure forever. After finally taking pen to paper, Theresa has turned her dream into a reality. 'Tis Herself is her first published work which takes you on a journey throughout Theresa's 90 years on this earth. From growing up in New York City in the 30's, to raising six children in New Jersey, to now enjoying her retirement and everything in between! Living through historic events like The Great Depression and WWII, join us to follow along on Theresa's adventures and understand what it was truly like to have grown up as one of six siblings, to Irish immigrant parents.



Tis Herself

Tis Herself Author Valerie Allen
ISBN-10 1546445005
Release 2017-05-02
Pages 148
Download Link Click Here

''Tis Herself: Short Story Collection Volume Two" is an entertaining and heart-warming journey into the lives of ordinary people. The stories touch on the details of relationships among family members and between friends and lovers. It offers an opportunity--sometimes humorous, sometimes poignant--to see ourselves through the desires and decisions made by others. Each story is a quick read with a significant message.



Maureen O Hara

Maureen O Hara Author Aubrey Malone
ISBN-10 9780813142401
Release 2013-09-12
Pages 304
Download Link Click Here

Ang Lee (b. 1954) has emerged as one of cinema's most versatile, critically acclaimed, and popular directors. Known for his ability to transcend cultural and stylistic boundaries, Lee has built a diverse oeuvre that includes films about culture clashes and globalization (Eat Drink Man Woman, 1994, and The Wedding Banquet, 1993), a period drama (Sense and Sensibility, 1995), a martial arts epic (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, 2000), a comic book action movie (Hulk, 2003), and an American western (Brokeback Mountain, 2005). The Philosophy of Ang Lee draws from both Eastern and Western philosophical traditions to examine the director's works. The first section focuses on Taoist, Confucian, and Buddhist themes in his Chinese-language films, and the second examines Western philosophies in his English-language films; but the volume ultimately explores how Lee negotiates all of these traditions, strategically selecting from each in order to creatively address key issues. With interest in this filmmaker and his work increasing around the release of his 3-D magical adventure The Life of Pi (2012), The Philosophy of Ang Lee serves as a timely investigation of the groundbreaking auteur and the many complex philosophical themes that he explores through the medium of motion pictures.



Maureen O Hara

Maureen O Hara Author Aubrey Malone
ISBN-10 9780813142395
Release 2013-09-17
Pages 304
Download Link Click Here

From her first appearances on the stage and screen, Maureen O'Hara (b. 1920) commanded attention with her striking beauty, radiant red hair, and impassioned portrayals of spirited heroines. Whether she was being rescued from the gallows by Charles Laughton ( The Hunchback of Notre Dame, 1939), falling in love with Walter Pidgeon against a coal-blackened sky ( How Green Was My Valley, 1941), learning to believe in miracles with Natalie Wood ( Miracle on 34th Street, 1947), or matching wits with John Wayne ( The Quiet Man, 1952), she charmed audiences with her powerful presence and easy confidence. Maureen O'Hara is the first book-length biography of the screen legend hailed as the "Queen of Technicolor." Following the star from her childhood in Dublin to the height of fame in Hollywood, film critic Aubrey Malone draws on new information from the Irish Film Institute, production notes from films, and details from historical film journals, newspapers, and fan magazines. Malone also examines the actress's friendship with frequent costar John Wayne and her relationship with director John Ford, and he addresses the hotly debated question of whether the screen siren was a feminist or antifeminist figure. Though she was an icon of cinema's golden age, O'Hara's penchant for privacy and habit of making public statements that contradicted her personal choices have made her an enigma. This breakthrough biography offers the first look at the woman behind the larger-than-life persona, sorting through the myths to present a balanced assessment of one of the greatest stars of the silver screen.



The Help

The Help Author Kathryn Stockett
ISBN-10 9780425245132
Release 2011
Pages 534
Download Link Click Here

Limited and persecuted by racial divides in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, three women, including an African-American maid, her sassy and chronically unemployed friend and a recently graduated white woman, team up for a clandestine project against a backdrop of the budding civil rights era. Includes reading-group guide. Reissue. A #1 best-selling novel.



Tis the Autumn Season

 Tis the Autumn Season Author Shelley Wicks
ISBN-10 9781604682489
Release 2013-06-04
Pages 80
Download Link Click Here

Talented designers Jeanne Large and Shelley Wicks present a charming collection of quilts and coordinating projects. Enjoy warming your home with the seasonal beauty of autumn. Choose from 12 distinctive projects, plus a bonus online "Harvest Trio" pattern set that includes an apron, a tea towel, and a set of coasters Play with a mix of styles, such as scrappy pieced quilts and quilts featuring the authors' popular chunky applique Learn techniques for piecing, fusible applique , and wool applique



Me

Me Author Katharine Hepburn
ISBN-10 9780307807687
Release 2011-10-12
Pages 432
Download Link Click Here

Admired and beloved by movie audiences for over sixty years, four-time Academy Award-winner Katharine Hepburn is an American classic. Now Miss Hepburn breaks her long-kept silence about her private life in this absorbing and provocative memoir. A NEW YORK TIMES Notable Book of the Year A Book-of-the-Month-Club Main Selection NOTE: This edition does not include photographs.



Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno Author Rita Moreno
ISBN-10 9781101615225
Release 2013-03-05
Pages 304
Download Link Click Here

In this New York Times bestselling memoir, Rita Moreno shares her remarkable journey from a young girl with simple beginnings in Puerto Rico to Hollywood legend—and one of the few performers, and the only Hispanic, to win an Oscar, Grammy, Tony and two Emmys. Born Rosita Dolores Alverio in the idyll of Puerto Rico, Moreno, at age five, embarked on a harrowing sea voyage with her mother and wound up in the harsh barrios of the Bronx, where she discovered dancing, singing, and acting as ways to escape a tumultuous childhood. Making her Broadway debut by age thirteen—and moving on to Hollywood in its Golden Age just a few years later—she worked alongside such stars as Gary Cooper, Yul Brynner, and Ann Miller. When discovered by Louis B. Mayer of MGM, the wizard himself declared: “She looks like a Spanish Elizabeth Taylor.” Cast by Gene Kelly as Zelda Zanders in Singin’ in the Rain and then on to her Oscar-winning performance in West Side Story, she catapulted to fame—yet found herself repeatedly typecast as the “utility ethnic,” a role she found almost impossible to elude. Here, for the first time, Rita reflects on her struggles to break through Hollywood’s racial and sexual barriers. She explores the wounded little girl behind the glamorous façade—and what it took to find her place in the world. She talks candidly about her relationship with Elvis Presley, her encounters with Howard Hughes, and the passionate romance with Marlon Brando that nearly killed her. And she shares the illusiveness of a “perfect” marriage and the incomparable joys of motherhood. Infused with Rita Moreno’s quick wit and deep insight, this memoir is the dazzling portrait of a stage and screen star who longed to become who she really is—and triumphed.



Mailing May

Mailing May Author Michael O. Tunnell
ISBN-10 9780064437240
Release 2000-09-05
Pages 32
Download Link Click Here

Nowadays it's no big deal or a girl to travel seventy-five miles. But when Charlotte May Pierstorff wanted to cross seventy-five miles of Idaho mountains to see her grandma in 1914, it was a very big deal indeed. There was no highway except the railroad, and a train ticket would have cost her parents a full day's pay. Here is the true story of how May got to visit her grandma, thanks to her won spunk, her father's ingenuity, and the U.S. mail. 00-01 CA Young Reader Medal Masterlist and 01 Colorado Children's Book Award (Pic. Bk Cat.)



The Miracle

The Miracle Author Ernest Temple Thurston
ISBN-10 HARVARD:HN1I5H
Release 1922
Pages 338
Download Link Click Here

The Miracle has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Miracle also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Miracle book for free.



Ginger

Ginger Author Ginger Rogers
ISBN-10 9780061564703
Release 2008-08-05
Pages 560
Download Link Click Here

She was born Virginia Katherine McMath, but the world would come to know her—and love her—as Ginger Rogers: Broadway star, Academy Award-winning actress, and the ultimate on-screen dancing partner of the inimitable Fred Astaire. In Ginger: My Story, the legendary entertainer shares the triumphs of a remarkable career that began when she won a Texas dancing contest at age fourteen; the joys and heartbreaks of her five marriages; her relationships with some of Hollywood's major leading men, including Cary Grant, Jimmy Stewart, and damaged daredevil billionaire Howard Hughes; and the strength of her religious convictions that got her through thick and thin. Lavishly illustrated with rare photographs from the author's personal collection, Ginger is an enthralling, behind-the-scenes tour of Hollywood life during the Golden Age of movies by one of its most enduring stars.



Rules of Civility

Rules of Civility Author Amor Towles
ISBN-10 9780143121169
Release 2012-06
Pages 335
Download Link Click Here

A chance encounter with a handsome banker in a Greenwich Village jazz bar on New Year's Eve 1938 catapults witty Wall Street secretary Katey Kontent into the upper echelons of New York society, where she befriends a shy multi-millionaire, an Upper East Side ne'er-do-well and a single-minded widow. A first novel. Reprint.



Himself

Himself Author Jess Kidd
ISBN-10 9781501145193
Release 2017-03-14
Pages 384
Download Link Click Here

"[A] fast-paced yarn that nimbly soars above the Irish crime fiction genre Kidd clearly knows very well." —New York Times Book Review “[A] supernaturally skillful debut.” —Vanity Fair “A delicious, gratifying and ageless story.” —New York Journal of Books Abandoned on the steps of an orphanage as an infant, Dublin charmer Mahony assumed all his life that his mother had simply given him up. But when he receives a tip one night at the bar suggesting that foul play may have led to the disappearance of his mother, he decides to return to the rural Irish village where he was born to learn what really happened twenty-six years earlier. From the moment he sets foot in Mulderrig, Mahony’s presence turns the village upside down. His uncannily familiar face and outsider’s ways cause a stir among the locals, who receive him with a mixture of curiosity (the men), excitement (the women), and suspicion (the pious). It seems that his mother, Orla Sweeney, had left quite an impression on this little town—dearly beloved to some, a scourge and a menace to others. But who would have had reason to get rid of her for good? Determined to find answers, Mahony solicits the help of brash pot-stirrer and retired actress Mrs. Cauley, and the two concoct an ingenious plan to get the town talking, aided and abetted by a cast of eccentric characters, some from beyond the grave. What begins as a personal mission gradually becomes a quiet revolution: a young man and his town uniting against corruption of power, against those who seek to freeze their small worlds in time, to quash the sinister tides of progress and modernity come hell or high water. But what those people seem to forget is that Mahony has the dead on his side.... Centering on a small town rife with secrets and propelled by a twisting-and-turning plot, Himself is a gem of a book, a darkly comic mystery, and a beautiful tribute to the magic of language, legacy, and storytelling.



Selected Plays of M J Molloy

Selected Plays of M J  Molloy Author Michael Joseph Molloy
ISBN-10 081320934X
Release 1998
Pages 394
Download Link Click Here

Michael Joseph Molloy (1917-1994) was born and died in Milltown, Co. Galway. He originally intended to join the priesthood but was struck down by tuberculosis. It was during the long periods he spent in the hospital that he started writing plays, having been inspired by a childhood visit to the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. His first play, Old Road, was produced at the Abbey in 1943, as were The Visiting House in 1946 and The King of Friday's Men in 1948. When the old theatre burned down and the company moved to the Queen's Theatre, his The Wood of the Whispering and The Paddy Pedlar were produced there, followed by The Will and the Way, The Right Rose Tree, and The Wooing of Duvesa. After the company's return to the rebuilt theatre in 1966 his plays--with their romantic plots and Syngean dialogue--did not find favor with the new Abbey, and, with the exception of Petticoat Loose in 1979, none of his later works were performed professionally. This selection contains The King of Friday's Men, The Paddy Pedlar, The Wood of the Whispering, Daughter from Over the Water, Petticoat Loose, and the previously unpublished The Bachelor's Daughter. The volume includes a bibliographical checklist of Molloy's writings.