Midnight at Tiffany's

An International Bestseller

Author: Sarah Morgan

Publisher: HQN Books

ISBN: 1460395018

Category: Fiction

Page: 100

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Three best friends embrace life—and love—in Manhattan, in USA TODAY bestselling author Sarah Morgan's sparkling new series. Find out where it all begins in this enchanting novella! Matilda is a shy New York waitress by day, but an aspiring author by night—and she loves to write about kick-ass heroines! So when she meets gorgeous millionaire Chase Adams, she decides to channel her heroines and act on their sizzling attraction! One magical night later, she's living the dream, but will a midnight trip to Tiffany's make it a reality?
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I Shall Wear Midnight

(Discworld Novel 38)

Author: Terry Pratchett

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409096300

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 432

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As the witch of the Chalk, Tiffany Aching performs the distinctly unglamorous work of caring for the needy. But someone – or something – is inciting fear, generating dark thoughts and angry murmurs against witches. Tiffany must find the source of unrest and defeat the evil at its root. Aided by the tiny-but-tough Wee Free Men, Tiffany faces a dire challenge, for if she falls, the whole Chalk falls with her . . . THE FOURTH BOOK IN THE TIFFANY ACHING SEQUENCE
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New York: The Movie Lover's Guide

The Ultimate Insider Tour of Movie New York

Author: Richard Alleman

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0804137781

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 528

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The classic guide to who-did-what-where in New York, on- and off-screen, including: Classic film and TV locations: Marilyn Monroe’s infamous Seven Year Itch subway grating . . . the deli where Meg Ryan famously faked an orgasm in When Harry Met Sally . . . the diner where Courteney Cox (in Friends) and Kirsten Dunst (in Spider-Man) waitressed . . . Men in Black’s Manhattan headquarters . . . The Godfather mansion on Staten Island…the Greenwich Village apartment where Jack Nicholson terrorized Greg Kinnear in As Good as It Gets . . . Ghostbusters’ Tribeca firehouse . . . Michael Douglas and Gwyneth Paltrow’s A Perfect Murder palazzo . . . the landmark West Side building that housed Tom Cruise in Vanilla Sky and Mia Farrow in Rosemary’s Baby . . . the Greenwich Village apartment of Friends . . . Will & Grace’s Upper West Side building . . . The All in the Family block in Queens . . . The Sopranos’ New Jersey mansion (and the real Bada Bing club) . . . Seinfeld’s favorite diner . . . Sex and the City’s sexiest haunts . . . and many more . . . Stars’ childhood homes: Lena Horne’s Bedford-Stuyvesant townhouse . . . Frank Sinatra’s Hoboken row house . . . Barbra Streisand’s Flatbush housing project . . . J.Lo’s Bronx block . . . Humphrey Bogart’s Upper West Side tenement . . . the Marx Brothers’ Upper East Side brownstone . . . Apartments and townhouses of the silver screen’s greatest legends: Joan Crawford . . . Marlene Dietrich . . . James Dean . . . Katharine Hepburn . . . Montgomery Clift . . . Rita Hayworth . . . Rock Hudson . . . and . . . Plus: Superstar cemeteries . . . major film and TV studios . . . historic movie palaces and Broadway theaters . . . star-studded restaurants and legendary hotels . . . For movie-loving New Yorkers, travelers and armchair film buffs, New York: The Movie Lover’s Guide is the ultimate insider’s guide to the Big Apple’s reel attractions.
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Fantasy and the Real World in British Children's Literature

The Power of Story

Author: Caroline Webb

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317935748

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 164

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This study examines the children’s books of three extraordinary British writers—J.K. Rowling, Diana Wynne Jones, and Terry Pratchett—and investigates their sophisticated use of narrative strategies not only to engage children in reading, but to educate them into becoming mature readers and indeed individuals. The book demonstrates how in quite different ways these writers establish reader expectations by drawing on conventions in existing genres only to subvert those expectations. Their strategies lead young readers to evaluate for themselves both the power of story to shape our understanding of the world and to develop a sense of identity and agency. Rowling, Jones, and Pratchett provide their readers with fantasies that are pleasurable and imaginative, but far from encouraging escape from reality, they convey important lessons about the complexities and challenges of the real world—and how these may be faced and solved. All three writers deploy the tropes and imaginative possibilities of fantasy to disturb, challenge, and enlarge the world of their readers.
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Cat in a Quicksilver Caper

A Midnight Louie Mystery

Author: Carole Nelson Douglas

Publisher: Forge Books

ISBN: 9781429911467

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Midnight Louie, alley-cat extraordinaire and Las Vegas's hairiest, hard-boiled PI, finds himself literally walking a tightrope when a fabulous museum opening at one of Sin City's swankiest casinos is marred by a little thing like death. Louie's loyal roommate, feisty PR freelancer Temple Barr, has snagged the commission of her career: repping the opening exhibition of the Russian Czars' priceless treasures at the New Millennium Hotel, the apex of which is the Czar Alexander Scepter, a priceless jewel-encrusted artifact. Trouble is, the hotel has booked an aerial magic act right above the exhibition. Temple works at a breakneck pace to coordinate this logistical nightmare. Tragedy ensues when a performer dies right above where the collection will be displayed and the police threaten to shut everything down. But the word "no" isn't one heard often in Las Vegas when money is involved and the show (or shows) must go on. Just as things seem to be working perfectly, another performer dies...and the scepter vanishes. The culprits could be international art thieves, Russian mafioso, or Chechen rebels out to embarrass the current Russian government. Or it could be someone else, perhaps someone Temple knows all too well . . . . Temple and Louie both have enemies in the magic act--evil magician Shangri-La and her curare-nailed performing Siamese cat, Hyacinth--and on the ground--ever-suspicious homicide lieutenant Carmen Molina, who's itching to pin the heist and murders on Temple's significant other, ex-magician and sometimes ex-spy Max Kinsella, now oddly AWOL. Worse, as Temple and Louie's separate investigations bring them both close to the truth, it's clear that someone has decided to hang them out to die too. Can fancy footwork and detection save our intrepid duo? Find out in Carole Nelson Douglas's Cat in a Quicksilver Caper. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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The Tiffany Touch

Author: Joseph Purtell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 309

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Comprehending Functional Text, Grades 6 - 8

Author: Schyrlet Cameron,Suzanne Myers

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1622234324

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Comprehending Functional Text is designed to help students successfully deal with everyday reading of nonfiction materials. This dynamic book teaches students to understand purpose, gather key ideas, make inference, and evaluate the information they are reading. It is aligned to Common Core State Standards and includes practice activities, learning station ideas, assessment prep, and more!
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Tiffany Style

170 Years of Design

Author: John Loring

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 303

View: 1937

Since its inception 170 years ago, Tiffany & Co. has become synonymous with elegant, stylish design and alluring luxury, creating the world’s most dazzling jewelry and decorative objects. Today, its signature blue box is recognized the world over and can be had (for a price, of course) at more than 150 locations around the globe. In Tiffany Style, Tiffany’s design director John Loring gathers for the first time in one volume the most renowned and memorable pieces ever produced by the company. In this “best of Tiffany” collection, readers will find a spectacular array of objects, from Louis Comfort Tiffany’s famous lamps and vases to opulent silver tea sets to Andy Warhol’s whimsical Christmas illustrations to Elsa Peretti’s signature heart pendant. Drawing from a rich selection of design sketches and vintage and contemporary photography, all taken from Tiffany’s unparalleled archives, as well as new photography taken especially for this book by Harry Benson, Tiffany Style reveals the company’s fascinating history and evolution through its most unforgettable creations.
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The Art of Louis Comfort Tiffany

An Exhibition Organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco from the Collection of the Charles Hosmer Morse Foundation, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, 25 April Through 8 August, 1981

Author: Donald L. Stover,Louis Comfort Tiffany

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 124

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Las Vegas

Author: N.A

Publisher: Fodor's

ISBN: 9780676908756

Category: Travel

Page: 192

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Fodor's Pocket Guides are designed for people who just want the highlights. They contain full, rich descriptions of major cities around the globe including the most worthy sights, the best restaurants and lodging, plus shopping, nightlife, and outdoors highlights--all in a handy, pocket-size package. Fodor's Pocket Las Vegas gives you: All the basics you need to help you decide what to see and do in the time you have; smart contacts and detailed practical information, including the scoop on public transportation, local holidays, what to pack, and more; the very best dining and lodging in every price range; great recommendations for shopping nightlife, outdoor activities, and essential side trips; and detailed maps with sights, restaurants, nightspots, and hotels clearly marked.
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