Beyond My Dreams | Mel A. Tomlinson

Mel Tomlinson’s fascinating true story starts before his birth at his family’s home in the Chavis Heights Housing Project in Raleigh, NC. It starts with the struggles of his parents and grandparents in Jim Crow-era North Carolina and continues with his unexpected and meteoric rise ...
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Jane Wilson | Photographs by John Jonas Gruen

Jane Wilson: Photographs by John Jonas Gruen, with an introduction by Sam Swasey, is a photographic celebration of the life and work of acclaimed American artist Jane Wilson (1924-2015) by John Jonas Gruen her writer/photographer husband of 67 years. More than 175 evocative and deeply personal images chronicle ...
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Leonard Bernstein | An Album of Family & Friends

Leonard Bernstein: An Album of Family & Friends by John Jonas Gruen. 176 pages of intimate photos, with quotes by Leonard Bernstein, his family, and photographer/ author John Jonas Gruen. What was it like, people always ask, growing up in that high-energy environment? I look at the ...
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Saving Radio City Music Hall | Rosemary Novellino-Mearns

The true story of how Radio City Music Hall, Art Deco masterpiece and one of New York City’s iconic tourist attractions and cultural landmarks, was saved from demolition is told at last. Nearly forty years later, Rosemary Novellino-Mearns, Dance Captain of the legendary Radio City ...
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My New York | John Jonas Gruen

John Jonas Gruen shares his enduring love of New York City in this lavish 275-page coffee table book showcasing more than fifty years of his extraordinary photographs that celebrate every aspect of New York life, from the monumental to the mundane, the anonymous to the ...
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Sixteen Tons | A Novel by Kevin Corley

Sixteen Tons takes the reader down into the dangerous coal mines of the early 1900s, as Italian immigrant Antonio Vacca and his sons encounter cave-ins and fires deep below the earth’s surface. Above ground, the fiery women join their husbands to battle gun thugs and ...
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