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  • Television: A Biography
    Views : 497
    Pages : 304

    by: David Thomson

    Publisher: pThames & Hudson

    Book Description

    The article in the subtitle of this book is telling. The eminent film writer offers not a definitive or comprehensive history of TV but a personal celebration of his particular fascinations and a provocative consideration of the ways in which the very mechanics of the medium affect the audience, both as individuals and as a mass culture.

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    Publish on

    2016-10-25

    ISBN-10: 0500519161

    ISBN-13: 9780500519165

    Language: English

  • In Nevada: The Land, the People, God, and Chance
    Views : 388
    Pages : 352

    by: David Thomson

    Publisher: pKnopf

    Book Description

    An idiosyncratic road trip into the American outback. Film critic and biographer Thomson (Rosebud: The Story of Orson Welles, 1996, etc.) ventures deep into the desert far beyond the Hollywood Hills, returning with a spirited and thoroughly well-researched portrait of a state that is not “a network of vital places so much as an intermittently ... more

    Publish on

    1999-09-28

    ISBN-10: 0679454861

    ISBN-13: 9780679454861

    Language: English