The Beautiful Ones

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words—featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death NAMED ONE OF THE BEST MUSIC BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND THE GUARDIAN • NOMINATED FOR THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD Prince was a musical genius, one of the most beloved, accomplished, and acclaimed musicians of our time. He was a startlingly original visionary with an imagination deep enough to whip up whole worlds, from the sexy, gritty funk paradise of “Uptown” to the mythical landscape of Purple Rain to the psychedelia of “Paisley Park.” But his most ambitious creative act was turning Prince Rogers Nelson, born in Minnesota, into Prince, one of the greatest pop stars of any era. The Beautiful Ones is the story of how Prince became Prince—a first-person account of a kid absorbing the world around him and then creating a persona, an artistic vision, and a life, before the hits and fame that would come to define him. The book is told in four parts. The first is the memoir Prince was writing before his tragic death, pages that bring us into his childhood world through his own lyrical prose. The second part takes us through Prince’s early years as a musician, before his first album was released, via an evocative scrapbook of writing and photos. The third section shows us Prince’s evolution through candid images that go up to the cusp of his greatest achievement, which we see in the book’s fourth section: his original handwritten treatment for Purple Rain—the final stage in Prince’s self-creation, where he retells the autobiography of the first three parts as a heroic journey. The book is framed by editor Dan Piepenbring’s riveting and moving introduction about his profound collaboration with Prince in his final months—a time when Prince was thinking deeply about how to reveal more of himself and his ideas to the world, while retaining the mystery and mystique he’d so carefully cultivated—and annotations that provide context to the book’s images. This work is not just a tribute to an icon, but an original and energizing literary work in its own right, full of Prince’s ideas and vision, his voice and image—his undying gift to the world.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Prince
Publisher : One World
Release : 2019-10-29
File : 290 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780399589652


The Red Prince

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Wilhelm Von Habsburg wore the uniform of the Austrian officer, the court regalia of a Habsburg archduke, the simple suit of a Parisian exile, the collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece, and, every so often, a dress. He could handle a saber, a pistol, a rudder, or a golf club; he handled women by necessity and men for pleasure. He spoke the Italian of his archduchess mother, the German of his archduke father, the English of his British royal friends, the Polish of the country his father wished to rule, and the Ukrainian of the land Wilhelm wished to rule himself. In this exhilarating narrative history, prize-winning historian Timothy D. Snyder offers an indelible portrait of an aristocrat whose life personifies the wrenching upheavals of the first half of the twentieth century, as the rule of empire gave way to the new politics of nationalism. Coming of age during the First World War, Wilhelm repudiated his family to fight alongside Ukrainian peasants in hopes that he would become their king. When this dream collapsed he became, by turns, an ally of German imperialists, a notorious French lover, an angry Austrian monarchist, a calm opponent of Hitler, and a British spy against Stalin. Played out in Europe's glittering capitals and bloody battlefields, in extravagant ski resorts and dank prison cells, The Red Prince captures an extraordinary moment in the history of Europe, in which the old order of the past was giving way to an undefined future-and in which everything, including identity itself, seemed up for grabs.

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Genre : History
Author : Timothy Snyder
Publisher : Basic Books
Release : 2008-06-03
File : 352 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780465012473


American Prince

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As a young soldier, Vice President Embry Moore learned the bittersweet truth about loving a hero: it can never last. Having made sacrifice after silent sacrifice to protect the best man he’s ever known, he’s only just now found his way back into Ash’s arms--and into the heart of Ash’s wife, Greer. But when Greer is taken from Ash and Embry’s bed, it sets in motion a series of painful revelations that threaten to turn their years of tortured love against them… From the USA Today bestselling author of American Queen comes the second installment in the New Camelot trilogy, a contemporary fairy tale of power, pain, and an all-consuming love that won’t be denied.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Sierra Simone
Publisher : Sierra Simone
Release : 2017-03-07
File : 349 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781732172210


The False Prince

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If you love the danger and sword-fighting of MERLIN, you'll like this! In a discontent kingdom, civil war is brewing. To unify the divided people, Conner, a nobleman of the court, devises a cunning plan to find an impersonator of the king's long-lost son and install him as a puppet prince. Four orphans are recruited to compete for the role, including a defiant boy named Sage. Sage knows that Conner's motives are more than questionable, yet his life balances on a sword's point - he must be chosen to play the prince or he will certainly be killed. As Sage's journey continues, layer upon layer of treachery and deceit unfold, until finally a truth is revealed that proves more dangerous than all of the lies put together.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Jennifer A. Nielsen
Publisher : Scholastic UK
Release : 2012-06-07
File : 352 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781407135298


Prince Silencio

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A modern fairy tale that invites children to think about language, noise, and silence.

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Genre : Noise
Author : Anne Herbauts
Publisher :
Release : 2006
File : 0 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1592700551


The Slave Prince

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A retelling absent of the Red Sea For fifteen years, Thom believed he was a prince of Alpenwhist. He had climbed the castle turrets to survey his kingdom, learned to duel with the sharpest blades, and stirred up palace intrigue in disguise. That is, until one day when his identity is suddenly shattered by the revelations of a blind woman: He learns that he isn’t a prince at all, but a wretched slave. In a kingdom where ruthlessness is part of everyday life, Thom fears this new truth could be deadly. He takes flight, running from the life he knew and the one he despises, but the call to free his people beckons him home. Armed with a magic stone, which instructs him through surreal visions, he must topple his once beloved brother who has since become a tyrannical king. A fantastical retelling of the story of Moses, Thom’s adventure forces him to question if he can succeed in his quest without truly understanding who he is. Because it seems he must unravel his past, present, and future before he can let his people free.

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : Jeyna Grace
Publisher : Inkshares
Release : 2018-05-29
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781947848269


Transmigrated To Be Prince S Consort

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Once he crossed the Qing Dynasty, he even became the 'Eighth Lord's Blessing'. Chi He really wanted to give the God a middle finger! How could she, a lowly commoner, live to become a prince in the name of Fu Jin! Competing for a favor? No! A duel? No! A palace battle? Not to mention! However, she wasn't willing to die just like that! After some thought, Chi He River set a goal for himself! Even if he didn't have the love of a man, the company of a child was still worth it! Thus, every day she would open her eyes and think about one thing. Would she be able to make Eighth Lord stay for the night today?

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Yan HuaZhanYueHua
Publisher : Funstory
Release : 2020-07-29
File : 660 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781649918277


Fool Prince S Super Power Consort

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She was originally the eldest daughter of the direct descendant of the Duke of Zhenguo Palace. Her father did not like her and her mother had died a long time ago. An imperial edict had chosen the Mansion of The State Direct Daughter as the foolish Qin Wang Princess. She, who had originally admired the King of Zhao, had become the shield for her stepsister. After being killed by mistake, what kind of brilliance would a cowardly soul emit when replaced by a genius who possessed a Special Ability? So what if you're a foolish king, her plant Special Ability can take a person's life and can also send a person's life, what if you can't cure a fool?

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Xiao BaoBao
Publisher : Funstory
Release : 2020-01-23
File : 630 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781648140174


Transmigration Prince S Modern Wife

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When modern poison doctors fought the ancient evil kings, they relied on tactics and wily tactics. Let's see who could tame who.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Lv Xiuzi
Publisher : Funstory
Release : 2020-09-17
File : 598 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781636543802


The Prince S Gambit

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'Fans of Bernard Cornwell will love Captain Innocent Stryker' Ben Kane March 1644, and a Parliamentarian victory at the battle of Nantwich is quickly followed by news that the Scots have invaded, placing the King's northern territories in jeopardy. Royalist officer Major Innocent Stryker is dispatched to hunt a dangerous spy, the link between power brokers in Westminster and Edinburgh. But after running his prey to ground near the Royalist stronghold of Newark, disaster befalls the mission. A large Parliamentarian army is massing before Newark's walls and the garrison is out-gunned and outnumbered: its fall would spell ruin for the King's cause in the Midlands. But Stryker knows that the monarch's formidable nephew, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, is gathering his own force to march to the rescue. A contest of arms is inevitable, and Stryker, still pursuing his own quarry, finds himself embroiled in one of the most remarkable episodes of the English Civil War. Amid the clash of steel and the stink of powder smoke, he will need all his courage and ingenuity to prevail.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Michael Arnold
Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
Release : 2015-08-03
File : 128 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781473620964