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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 70s - an unabashed celebration of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll (both on screen and off) and a climate where innovation and experimentation reigned supreme. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dick Hill. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/001423/bk_brll_001423_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this vast and diverse state.Tour a winery in Napa, hike to the waterfalls in Yosemite National Park or ride a classic cable car in San Francisco: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of California with this indispensable travel guide.Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide California:- Over 75 colour maps help you navigate with ease- Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need- Comprehensive tours and itineraries of California, designed for every interest and budget- Illustrations and floorplans show the inside of icons such as the Getty Museum in Los Angeles and the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, and more- Colour photographs of California's cities, valleys, deserts, forest, vineyards and national parks- Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: learn about history, festivals and traditions- Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Los Angeles, South Central California, Orange County, San Diego County, the Inland Empire and Low Desert, the Mojave Desert, San Francisco and the Bay Area, the North, Wine Country, Gold Country and the Central Valley, the High Sierras, and North Central California- Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop, and sightsee, plus visa and health informationDK Eyewitness Travel Guide California is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to California.
Fully revised and updated for 2016. Now with new Discovery Tours chapter. Marco Polo Vietnam: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips. Most travellers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that's what Marco Polo Guides are all about. This new series will appeal to all types of travellers, including those who haven't bought a travel guide in the past! Marco Polo's unique insider tips are peppered throughout the guide - offering a real insight into the destination. Experience all the attractions of Vietnam with this up-to date and authoritative guide, complete with Best Of recommendations. You'll find excellent hotels, restaurants and beaches, plus information on the latest trends, festivals and events, sports and activities and travelling with children; there are also tips for shopping and getting by on a low budget. Further sections include: Travel Tips, Food & Drink, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Vietnamese phrasebook and index. Vietnam has arrived in the 21st century. Moss and patina might cover the ancient sites but the streets of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are a bustle with all the trappings of modernity, and visitors cannot quite believe their eyes. With MARCO POLO Vietnam you'll experience a country caught between the past and a new dawn, beyond all the cliches of the Vietnam War, opium pipes and snake wine. The practical, pocket-sized guide leads you to National Parks rich in wildlife, and to natural wonders that will leave you awestruck, whether at Halong Bay in the north or in the flooded world of the Mekong Delta. In between there are 3,200km (2,000 miles) of coast with islands, beaches and hidden hideaways to explore. The Highlights point out places that you shouldn't miss on your trip to Vietnam. The Best Of pages focus on some unique things about the country, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for things to do if it rains and where you can relax and unwind. The Insider Tips reveal for example how you can support a children's aid project by staying at a Baguette & Chocolat guesthouse, or where you can ride an elephant through the jungle; while panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you're on a tight budget and where you might pick up some real bargains. The Excursions & Tours chapter leads you into the Mekong Delta, to Halong Bay and through nature reserves and national parks. The choice for actively-inclined travellers is growing in Vietnam. But don't expect perfection some sports, tours or soft adventures are relatively new, like caving for example. The Sports & Activities chapter contains the most important information and contact details. Finally the Dos & Don'ts list a few things you should watch out for in Vietnam. MARCO POLO Vietnam provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the country. To help you find your way around there is a detailed Road Atlas, a useful map of Ho Chi Minh City in the cover and a separate pull-out map.
Patrick Bronstein Presents. For over fifty years, Patrick Bronstein produced movies in virtually every genre, yet few remember those films. When author Paul Khanna contacts him to write a book about his life in movies, his response is 'You want to write a book about an eighty-four-year-old Jew who made pictures?' And so begins a series of informal interviews that take place over lunches in Patrick Bronstein's favorite Los Angeles eateries. During those interviews, Patrick Bronstein tells his story, from his beginnings as a film producer in 1954 through the wild ride that becomes his colorful career. He spares no one, least of all himself, in discussing a career laden with films that were never successful. From low-budget programmers to epic films shot in Spain to his disastrous four marriages, it's all here, told in riotous and hilarious detail. Patrick Bronstein Presents is a trip through a Hollywood that simply can never exist again and a look at the kind of producer we'll never have again. Patrick Bronstein first appeared in Bruce Kimmel's Adriana Hofstetter mystery, Murder at the Hollywood Historical Society, and he's appeared in each subsequent book in that series. But now it's time for him to tell his own story, in all its outspoken, no-holds-barred glory, a story that's side-splittingly funny one moment and touching the next.
Like all game changers within the horror genre, SAW was an independent success, a low-budget champion that flourished without the patronage of a big studio. Not bad for the most successful horror franchise ever, which has spawned subsidiary media and masses of merchandise, including a theme park rollercoaster ride. What is it about SAW that attracted such a following? In his contribution to the 'Devil's Advocates' series, Ben Poole considers the SAW phenomenon from all aspects of film and media studies – from its generic pedigree in both literature and film, to the visceral audience pleasures ('what would I do?') of the text, to the contrasting representations of men and women and the film's implicit criticism of masculinity.
Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manger, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Michael Lewis has written not only 'the single most influential baseball book ever' (Rob Neyer, Slate) but also what 'may be the best book ever written on business' (Weekly Standard). I wrote this book because I fell in love with a story. The story concerned a small group of undervalued professional baseball players and executives, many of whom had been rejected as unfit for the big leagues, who had turned themselves into one of the most successful franchises in Major League Baseball. But the idea for the book came well before I had good reason to write it-before I had a story to fall in love with. It began, really, with an innocent question: how did one of the poorest teams in baseball, the Oakland Athletics, win so many games? With these words Michael Lewis launches us into the funniest, smartest, and most contrarian book since, well, since Liar's Poker. Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the front offices of major league teams, and the dugouts, perhaps even in the minds of the players themselves. Lewis mines all these possibilities-his intimate and original portraits of big league ballplayers are alone worth the price of admission-but the real jackpot is a cache of numbers-numbers!-collected over the years by a strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts: software engineers, statisticians, Wall Street analysts, lawyers and physics professors. What these geek numbers show-no, prove-is that the traditional yardsticks of success for players and teams are fatally flawed. Even the box score misleads us by ignoring the crucial importance of the humble base-on-balls. This information has been around for years, and nobody inside Major League Baseball paid it any mind. And then came Billy Beane, General Manager of the Oakland Athletics. Billy paid attention to those numbers -with the second lowest payroll in baseball at his disposal he had to-and this book records his astonishing experiment in finding and fielding a team that nobody else wanted. Moneyball is a roller coaster ride: before the 2002 season opens, Oakland must relinquish its three most prominent (and expensive) players, is written off by just about everyone, and then comes roaring back to challenge the American League record for consecutive wins. In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into the unexpected, Michael Lewis shows us how and why the new baseball knowledge works. He also sets up a sly and hilarious morality tale: Big Money, like Goliath, is always supposed to win... how can we not cheer for David?
This book will change the way you think. In this whacky world the best jobs go to the worst people. Careers fizzle out at the drop of a hat. To protect next year's budget you've got to waste whatever's left of this year's money. Matrix victims quietly go missing. Companies merge and frequently go bust. And everything's tightly controlled by a secret underworld Finance mafia. Does this sound familiar? You've entered the rough and tumble realm of corporate business where crazy things happen and it's tough to survive. Welcome to the counter-intuitive playground of organizational life. Come along for a white-knuckle ride through our organizational theme park. Your companion guide is the streetwise Dr. Fink- the world's expert on organizations. Allow this amiable practitioner to share with you the wisdom through which he consistently achieves corporate, client, and personal success as he demonstrates his magical methods for averting calamity before your very eyes. Assisted by a cast of flamboyant characters-including Matilda the well-meaning but meticulously incompetent coach, Fat Sid in finance, Adrian his top enforcer, and Mort the undertaker who runs operations into the ground-join Dr. Fink on an illuminating journey down dark corporate alleyways to get the full low-down on what's really going on. And if after the trip you should ever suspect an impending disaster surfacing in your organizational life-all you have to do is ask yourself one simple question: What should I ask Dr. Fink? 'An extraordinary work that will stand the test of time.' -Marshall Goldsmith