The Resource 1913 : The Year Before the Storm, (electronic book)

1913 : The Year Before the Storm, (electronic book)

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1913 : The Year Before the Storm
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1913
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The Year Before the Storm
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eng
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"An absolute gem of a book." --The ObserverJust before one of its darkest moments came the twentieth century's most exciting year . . .It was the year Henry Ford first put a conveyer belt in his car factory, and the year Louis Armstrong first picked up a trumpet. It was the year Charlie Chaplin signed his first movie contract, and Coco Chanel and Prada opened their first dress shops. It was the year Proust began his opus, Stravinsky wrote The Rite of Spring, and the first Armory Show in New York introduced the world to Picasso and the world of abstract art. It was the year the recreational drug now known as ecstasy was invented.It was 1913, the year before the world plunged into the catastrophic darkness of World War I.In a witty yet moving narrative that progresses month by month through the year, and is interspersed with numerous photos and documentary artifacts (such as Kafka's love letters), Florian Illies..
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fiction
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adult
1913 : The Year Before the Storm, (electronic book)
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1913 : The Year Before the Storm, (electronic book)
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9781612193526
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