Satchmo

Gary Giddins has been called |the best jazz writer in America today| (Esquire). Louis Armstrong has been called the most influential jazz musician of the century. Together this auspicious pairing has resulted in Satchmo, one of the most vivid and fascinating portraits ever drawn of perhaps the greatest figure in the history of American music. Available now at a new price, this text-only edition is the authoritative introduction to Armstrong’s life and art for the curious newcomer, and offers fresh insight even for the serious student of Pops.

Maori Patterns

Immerse yourself in designs that draw on a rich resource of Maori decorative technique. Use the elements of line, shape and space found in this imaginative collection to fill in the shapes and develop artworks of your own creation.

The Pharaoh Key

Gideon Crew–brilliant scientist, master thief, intrepid adventurer–is shocked when his former employer, Eli Glinn, vanishes without a trace, and Glinn’s high-tech lab Effective Engineering Solutions shuts down seemingly overnight. Fresh off a diagnosis that gives him only months to live, Crew is contacted by one of his former coworkers at EES, Manuel Garza, who has a bead on one final treasure hinted at in EES’s final case, the long-awaited translation of a centuries-old stone tablet of a previously undiscovered civilization: The Phaistos Disc. What lies at the end of the trail will either save Gideon’s life–or bring it to a sudden, shocking close. Crew once again faces incredible odds–but as Gideon has proved again and again, there’s no such thing as too great a risk when you’re living on borrowed time.

The Making of Donald Trump

A Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist draws from nearly thirty years of reporting on Donald Trump to trace the mogul’s career in real estate and ascent to the top of the 2016 Republican presidential ticket.

10 The Garden

SUMMARY: Desperately in need of vital nutritional supplies, the crew of the |USS Voyager|TM must risk dealing with an enigmatic race known as the Kirse, legendary for the bountiful crops of their world – and for their secretive ways. Despite Neelix’s warnings, Captain Janeway leads an Away Team to the Kirse homeworld. But when the hostile Andirrim attack the Kirse, Janeway finds herself caught in a deadly situation. Forced to fight alongside the Kirse, Janeway and her crew can only hope that their strange, new allies are not more dangerous than their common foe.

Insatiable Appetites

The women’s bestseller has become the acknowledged literary phenomenon of the last half-century. Madonne M. Miner takes the first critical look at this development and offers a serious reading of five of the most famous twentieth-century women’s bestsellers–Gone with the Wind, Forever Amber, Peyton Place, Valley of the Dolls, and Scruples. She outlines repeated plot structures, image patterns, and thematic concerns. From these Miner constructs a twentieth-century white middle-class American woman’s story, suggests ways in which female readers respond to women’s bestsellers, and proposes a matrilineal linkage between the novels.

The 17th Suspect

The newest Women’s Murder Club thriller–and instant #1 New York Times bestseller A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant’s tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, including that something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department itself. The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction, and gets inside Lindsay in dangerous ways. She suffers unsettling medical symptoms, and her friends and confidantes in the Women’s Murder Club warn Lindsay against taking the crimes too much to heart. With lives at stake, the detective can’t help but follow the case into ever more terrifying terrain. A decorated officer, loving wife, devoted mother, and loyal friend, Lindsay’s unwavering integrity has never failed her. But now she is confronting a killer who is determined to undermine it all.

WAEB Weekly Music Charts

WAEB was a leading AM radio Top 40 outlet during the post-World War II era. This volume includes many of the station’s weekly pop music surveys from the late 1950s through the 1970s.