Charging down the Gullah coast, his Keds pumping and his cigar puffing like a steam engine comes Lord Baltimore, the enigmatic title character of Stephen Doster's debut novel. Lord Baltimore's appearance on a nearly deserted road is quite a shock to the novel's hero, young Ensworth Harding, who has already had a rough day. Ensworth has been plucked from his comfortable country club and deposited in the middle of nowhere by his father, who has given him only a backpack filled with supplies, a letter to deliver to Savannah, and an admonition: "See that open road... Your destiny lies down there."
En 1941, Ménaché Rozenbaum est un jeune résistant venu de Pologne. Il lutte depuis quelques mois contre l'envahisseur, les nazis et leur propagande. Alors qu'il distribue un journal de résistance, l'inimaginable se produit pour Ménaché : il est arrêté par la Gestapo et fait prisonnier. Pendant huit longs mois, il va lutter dans les sombres caves de la Gestapo contre des interrogatoires violents.
Il tiendra bon, ne donnant aucun renseignement concernant ses compagnons. Après une évasion spectaculaire avec l'aide d'un médecin et de deux infirmières, Ménaché a pu rejoindre les siens et, aujourd'hui grand-père, il transmet aux plus jeunes ce pan de l'Histoire noire de l'humanité dont il est un témoin précieux.
In October 1990, the Library of Congress announced its list of twenty-five culturally, historically, and aesthetically significant films to be added to the National Film Registry. The River, written and directed by Pare Lorentz in 1937, was inducted along with Scorsese's Raging Bull and Capra's It's a Wonderful Life. Originally published in 1967, Pare Lorentz and the Documentary Film was the first book devoted exclusively to the works of Lorentz. Robert L. Snyder focuses on the films Lorentz made for the United States Film Service - The River, The Plow That Broke the Plains, and The Fight for Life. With the exception of a few vintage World War I training films, these three films were the first made by the government for general viewing by the American public. It was Lorentz's idea to produce a series of films about the pressing problems facing the nation during the Great Depression - drought, floods, poverty, and slums. With an initial budget of $6,000 and the enormous drive and energy of a young director who had never made a motion picture, the beginnings were anything but auspicious.
The results, however, were sensational and often made national headlines. In spite of inadequate budgets, bureaucratic red tape, professional jealousies, Lorentz developed new filming techniques and set new standards in his documentaries.
Snyder has written a perceptive account of the production of these classic films and the contemporary reaction to them, along with a critical evaluation of each work.
This is an important book for anyone interested in documentary film and the history of the Depression era.
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Once upon a time, there was a murder... Rae Hatting returns in her first, full-length novel, “The Fairest of Them.” Detective Luke Thompson is a hero cop, with a string of solved serial killer cases under his belt. He comes to California, thinking he can disappear quietly into the forests, isolated from the rest of the world. His expertise is called upon to help with a mysterious serial killer, dumping bodies dressed like fairy tale characters in the woods outside of Mendocino County. With the help of a profiler, Luke finally gets the break he needs, as well as finding romance for himself. Tragedy strikes, and Luke is left despondent, unable to carry on as a detective. Can a fiery redhead from the FBI help him out of the slump? Determined to leave the life of solving unsolvable homicides behind, Special Agent Rae Hatting tries to settle into a normal life with her adopted daughter, Grace. However, her reputation precedes her, and Rae finds herself back in the fray, called upon to help solve a series of gruesome fairy tale style murders in California. Her only obstacle is Detective Luke Thompson. Broody, stubborn, and an all-around pain in the ass, the pair must work together before another victim ends up never finding their happily ever after.