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A new edition of a classic study of the films of the 1950s discusses how these movies reflect the social and political topography of their time, showing how works like Giant and Rebel Without a Cause offer insights into ongoing debates about the nature of America. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780805065633 | Henry Holt & Co, September 1, 2000, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A new edition of a classic study of the films of the 1950s discusses how these movies reflect the social and political topography of their time, showing how works like Giant and Rebel Without a Cause offer insights into ongoing debates about the nature of America.
9780394721156 | Pantheon Books, October 1, 1983, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Examines American films of the fiftes and discusses the implicit political and ideological concerns with which they deal

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A compilation of trivia about the 'Godfather' movies presents behind-the-scenes anecdotes, quizzes, facts, quotes, and film stills from all three films

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9780060965792 | Harpercollins, January 1, 1991, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A compilation of trivia about the 'Godfather' movies presents behind-the-scenes anecdotes, quizzes, facts, quotes, and film stills from all three films

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Product Description: From the Marx Brothers to Mickey Mouse, from Charlie Chaplin to Austin Powers, The Nation magazine's coverage of cinema has reflected the critical, dissenting spirit that has animated the 135-year old radical weekly but also the wonder that this new mass medium unleashed...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Biskind (foreword by), Carl Bromley (editor) and Stuart Klawans (introduced by)

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9781560252863 | Nation Books, November 2, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From the Marx Brothers to Mickey Mouse, from Charlie Chaplin to Austin Powers, The Nation magazine's coverage of cinema has reflected the critical, dissenting spirit that has animated the 135-year old radical weekly but also the wonder that this new mass medium unleashed.

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Product Description: Down and Dirty Pictures chronicles the rise of independent filmmakers and of the twin engines—the Sundance Film Festival and Miramax Films—that have powered them. Peter Biskind profiles the people who took the independent movement from obscurity to the Oscars, most notably Sundance founder Robert Redford and Harvey Weinstein, who with his brother, Bob, made Miramax an indie powerhouse...read more

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9780747565703 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, September 6, 2004, cover price $32.60 | About this edition: In the late 1980s, a generation of filmmakers inspired by the directors of the 1970s began to flower outside the studio system.
9780684862590 | Simon & Schuster, January 1, 2004, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A critical analysis of the rise of independent filmmakers examines Robert Redford's Sundance Film Festival, the success of Miramax, and the careers of independent filmmakers whose work has transformed Hollywood and the film industry.

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9780684862583 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, December 21, 2004), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A critical analysis of the rise of independent filmmakers examines the growth of Robert Redford's Sundance Film Festival, the rise to power of the Weinstein brothers and their company Miramax, and the successful careers of Steven Soderbergh, Quentin Tarantino, and other independent filmmakers whose work has transformed Hollywood and the film industry.

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9781423371151 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, December 1, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Down and Dirty Pictures chronicles the rise of independent filmmakers and of the twin engines—the Sundance Film Festival and Miramax Films—that have powered them.
9781423371137 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, December 1, 2008), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Down and Dirty Pictures chronicles the rise of independent filmmakers and of the twin engines—the Sundance Film Festival and Miramax Films—that have powered them.

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The author of Easy Riders and Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock-'n'-Roll Generation Saved Hollywood explores Hollywood since the 1970s, from the odd career of legendary director Terrence Malick to the latest work of Quentin Tarentino. Original.

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9781560255451 | Nation Books, November 8, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The author of Easy Riders and Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock-'n'-Roll Generation Saved Hollywood explores Hollywood since the 1970s, from the odd career of legendary director Terrence Malick to the latest work of Quentin Tarentino.

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Product Description: A finales de los anos ochenta empezo a desarrollarse al margen del studio system una nueva generacion de directores de cine independiente que se inspiraba en los directores de los anos setenta. Steven Soderbergh, Quentin Tarantino, Todd haynes, Ang Lee, Robert Rodriguez y docenas de directores menos conocidos, empezaron a cosechar premios, algunos llegaron a Cannes y, tras muchos esfuerzos, incluso a la Academia...read more

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9788433925787 | Editorial Anagrama, June 15, 2006, cover price $46.50 | About this edition: A finales de los anos ochenta empezo a desarrollarse al margen del studio system una nueva generacion de directores de cine independiente que se inspiraba en los directores de los anos setenta.

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Product Description: When the low-budget biker movie EASY RIDER shocked Hollywood with its success in 1969, a new Hollywood era was born. This was an age when talented filmmakers such as Scorcese, Coppola, and Spielberg, along with a new breed of actors, including DeNiro, Pacino, and Nicholson, became the powerful figures who would make such modern classics as THE GODFATHER, CHINATOWN, TAXI DRIVER, and JAWS, Easy Rider, Raging Bulls follows the wild ride that was Hollywood in the 70’s – an unabashed celebration of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll (both on screen and off) and a climate where innovation and experimentation reigned supreme...read more

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9781423371090 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, November 1, 2008), cover price $44.25 | About this edition: When the low-budget biker movie EASY RIDER shocked Hollywood with its success in 1969, a new Hollywood era was born.
9781423371076 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, November 1, 2008), cover price $117.25 | About this edition: When the low-budget biker movie EASY RIDER shocked Hollywood with its success in 1969, a new Hollywood era was born.

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Product Description: When the low-budget biker movie EASY RIDER shocked Hollywood with its success in 1969, a new Hollywood era was born. This was an age when talented filmmakers such as Scorcese, Coppola, and Spielberg, along with a new breed of actors, including DeNiro, Pacino, and Nicholson, became the powerful figures who would make such modern classics as THE GODFATHER, CHINATOWN, TAXI DRIVER, and JAWS, Easy Rider, Raging Bulls follows the wild ride that was Hollywood in the 70’s – an unabashed celebration of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll (both on screen and off) and a climate where innovation and experimentation reigned supreme...read more

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9780684809960 | Simon & Schuster, April 1, 1998, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Examines the impact upon Hollywood of the generation of filmmakers from the 1960s to the 1980s

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9780684857084, titled "Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-And-Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood" | Simon & Schuster, April 1, 1999, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Examines the impact upon Hollywood of the generation of filmmakers from the 1960s to the 1980s

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9781423371083, titled "Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood" | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, November 1, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: When the low-budget biker movie EASY RIDER shocked Hollywood with its success in 1969, a new Hollywood era was born.
9781423371069, titled "Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock 'n' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, November 1, 2008), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: When the low-budget biker movie EASY RIDER shocked Hollywood with its success in 1969, a new Hollywood era was born.

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Product Description: DOWN AND DIRTY PICTURES chronicles the rise of independent filmmakers and of the twin engines – the Sundance Film Festival and Miramax Films – that have powered them. Peter Biskind profiles the people who took the independent movement from obscurity to the Oscars, most notably Sundance founder Robert Redford and Harvey Weinstein, who with his brother, Bob, made Miramax an indie powerhouse...read more

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9781423371168, titled "Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film: Library Edition" | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, December 1, 2008), cover price $44.25 | About this edition: DOWN AND DIRTY PICTURES chronicles the rise of independent filmmakers and of the twin engines – the Sundance Film Festival and Miramax Films – that have powered them.
9781423371144, titled "Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, December 1, 2008), cover price $127.25 | About this edition: DOWN AND DIRTY PICTURES chronicles the rise of independent filmmakers and of the twin engines – the Sundance Film Festival and Miramax Films – that have powered them.

Miscellaneous:

9781439199800 | Simon & Schuster, April 1, 2010, cover price $14.99

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Product Description: BASED ON LONG-LOST RECORDINGS, A SET OF RIVETING AND REVEALING CONVERSATIONS WITH AMERICA'S GREAT CULTURAL PROVOCATEURThere have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over regular lunches in the years before Welles died...read more

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9781427231710 | Unabridged edition (St Martins Pr, July 9, 2013), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: BASED ON LONG-LOST RECORDINGS, A SET OF RIVETING AND REVEALING CONVERSATIONS WITH AMERICA'S GREAT CULTURAL PROVOCATEURThere have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over regular lunches in the years before Welles died.

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Product Description: BASED ON LONG-LOST RECORDINGS, A SET OF RIVETING AND REVEALING CONVERSATIONS WITH AMERICA'S GREAT CULTURAL PROVOCATEURThere have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over regular lunches in the years before Welles died...read more
By Peter Biskind (editor)

Hardcover:

9780805097252 | Metropolitan Books, July 16, 2013, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Based on long-lost recordings, a set of riveting and revealing conversations with America's great cultural provocateurThere have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over regular lunches in the years before Welles died.

Paperback:

9781250051707 | Picador USA, June 24, 2014, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: BASED ON LONG-LOST RECORDINGS, A SET OF RIVETING AND REVEALING CONVERSATIONS WITH AMERICA'S GREAT CULTURAL PROVOCATEURThere have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over regular lunches in the years before Welles died.

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Product Description: New product. Never used!

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9788433926081 | Editorial Anagrama, September 30, 2015, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: New product.

When Chance Randell helped deliver Joy Spencer's baby, he had no idea this stubborn city girl would stand in the way of his dream. This mother-daughter duo were now the owners of his neighbor's ranch—the land Chance planned to buy. Surely a fair-haired beauty—even one who stirred a yearning inside him, making him want things he couldn't afford to want—couldn't run a ranch alone?Chance offered his help, but learned this widowed single mom needed more than muscle. She needed to keep her wealthy in-laws from gaining custody of her baby. And all Chance had to say to make the ranch his own was "I do!"

Hardcover:

9780805095753 | Metropolitan Books, July 12, 2016, cover price $30.00

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9780373195183, titled "Chance's Joy" | Harlequin Books, May 1, 2001, cover price $3.50 | also contains Chance''s Joy | About this edition: When Chance Randell helped deliver Joy Spencer's baby, he had no idea this stubborn city girl would stand in the way of his dream.

Product Description: In The Eve of Destruction Peter Biskind reveals the ideological battles behind the violent and seemingly mindless escapism of twenty-first-century popular culture.Wondering why we're constantly inundated with zombies, vampires, witches, aliens from outer space, and a Pandora's box of other supernatural creatures? Drawing on shows like The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, films like Avatar and World War Z, and various other dystopian and supernatural fantasies, cultural critic Peter Biskind explains why these formerly disreputable subjects have suddenly become mainstream, minting money and creating a vast fan base...read more

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9781504690676 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 1, 2017), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: In The Eve of Destruction Peter Biskind reveals the ideological battles behind the violent and seemingly mindless escapism of twenty-first-century popular culture.

Product Description: In The Eve of Destruction Peter Biskind reveals the ideological battles behind the violent and seemingly mindless escapism of twenty-first-century popular culture. Wondering why we're constantly inundated with zombies, vampires, witches, aliens from outer space, and a Pandora's box of other supernatural creatures? Drawing on shows like The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, films like Avatar and World War Z, and various other dystopian and supernatural fantasies, cultural critic Peter Biskind explains why these formerly disreputable subjects have suddenly become mainstream, minting money and creating a vast fan base...read more

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9781504690690 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 1, 2017), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In The Eve of Destruction Peter Biskind reveals the ideological battles behind the violent and seemingly mindless escapism of twenty-first-century popular culture.

Product Description: In The Eve of Destruction Peter Biskind reveals the ideological battles behind the violent and seemingly mindless escapism of twenty-first-century popular culture. Wondering why we're constantly inundated with zombies, vampires, witches, aliens from outer space, and a Pandora's box of other supernatural creatures? Drawing on shows like The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, films like Avatar and World War Z, and various other dystopian and supernatural fantasies, cultural critic Peter Biskind explains why these formerly disreputable subjects have suddenly become mainstream, minting money and creating a vast fan base...read more

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9781504690683 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 1, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In The Eve of Destruction Peter Biskind reveals the ideological battles behind the violent and seemingly mindless escapism of twenty-first-century popular culture.

.• A Hollywood icon: Beatty is one of only two people ever nominated for four Academy Awards for a single film. Orson Welles did it with Citizen Kane, but Beatty did it twice, with Heaven Can Wait and Reds. Starting with Bonnie and Clyde, he became one of the most important, influential, and successful figures in Hollywood..• Candid, surprising, irresistible: Biskind draws on interviews with colleagues and intimates, as well as with Beatty himself, to reveal surprising information about the star’s personal and professional lives..• Bestselling author: Peter Biskind is the author of two film bestsellers, Easy Riders, Raging Bulls and Down and Dirty Pictures. He provides a brilliantly informed assessment of Beatty as an actor, director, and filmmaker..

Hardcover:

9780743246583 | Simon & Schuster, January 12, 2010, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: .

Miscellaneous:

9781439170168 | Simon & Schuster, December 31, 2030, cover price $30.00

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9781400145744 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, January 25, 2010), cover price $109.99 | About this edition: In this constantly surprising book, Peter Biskind, the author of the film classics Easy Riders, Raging Bulls and Down and Dirty Pictures, writes the most intimate, revealing, and balanced biography ever of Hollywood legend Warren Beatty.

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