Extras Author Scott Westerfeld
ISBN-10 9781847389237
Release 2010-05-27
Pages 432
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At the end of Specials, the conclusion to the Uglies trilogy, things in Tally's futuristic world had stabilised. The walls between the social classes - the uglies, pretties and specials - had been torn down. So Tally took off to live on her own in the wild. Fast forward... Tally discovers another brand new world. In Extras, it's all about who you know, and how much you have. It's just like LA. Only Paris and Nicole are way dead...


Extras Author Scott Westerfeld
ISBN-10 9781416987352
Release 2007-10-02
Pages 432
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Extras, the final book in the Uglies series, is set a couple of years after the “mind-rain,” a few earth-shattering months in which the whole world woke up. The cure has spread from city to city, and the pretty regime that kept humanity in a state of bubbleheadedness has ended. Boundless human creativity, new technologies, and old dangers have been unleashed upon the world. Culture is splintering, the cities becoming radically different from each other as each makes its own way into this strange and unpredictable future . . . One of the features of the new world is that everyone has a "feed," which is basically their own blog/myspace/tv channel. The ratings of your feed (combined with how much the city interface overhears people talking about you) determines your social status--so everyone knows at all times how famous they are. As Scott Westerfeld explored the themes of extreme beauty in the first three Uglies books, now he takes on the world's obsession with fame and popularity. And how anyone can be an instant celebrity.


Extras Author Scott Westerfeld
ISBN-10 9781416951179
Release 2007-10-02
Pages 417
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After rebel Tally Youngblood brings down the uglies/pretties/specials regime, fame, instead of beauty, becomes the new world order, and fifteen-year-old Aya Fuse embarks on a dangerous plan to boost her popularity ranking.


Uglies Author Scott Westerfeld
ISBN-10 1442479396
Release 2012-08-21
Pages 1600
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The complete New York Times bestselling Uglies series is available as a collectible boxed set. The future isn’t far away. In Tally Youngblood’s world, looks matter. She lives in a society created to function with perfect-looking people who never have a chance to think for themselves. And she’s tired of it. First as an ugly, then a pretty, and finally a special, Tally takes down the social infrastructure. And then, a generation later, a world obsessed with fame and instant celebrity—and filled with extras—will reap the consequences. This collectible boxed set contains the complete Ugles series: Uglies, Pretties, Specials, and Extras.

Pride and Prejudice Complete Text with Extras

Pride and Prejudice Complete Text with Extras Author Jane Austen
ISBN-10 9780062023285
Release 2010-06-08
Pages 496
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"Darcy had never been so bewitched by any woman as he was by her." With all the forces of the world conspiring to keep Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet apart, how will fate manage to bring them together? It certainly won't be easy if they're fighting it every step of the way. But theirs is a love that was meant to be, despite all the odds against them. One of the most captivating love stories of all time, Jane Austen's enduring masterpiece is beloved by generation after generation. Beautifully presented for a modern teen audience, this is the must-have edition of a timeless classic.

The Extra

The Extra Author Kathryn Lasky
ISBN-10 9780763667122
Release 2013-10-08
Pages 320
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Is the chance to serve as an extra for Hitler’s favorite filmmaker a chance at life — or a detour on the path to inevitable extermination? One ordinary afternoon, fifeen-year-old Lilo and her family are suddenly picked up by Hitler’s police and imprisoned as part of the "Gypsy plague." Just when it seems certain that they will be headed to a labor camp, Lilo is chosen by filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl to work as a film extra. Life on the film set is a bizarre alternate reality. The surroundings are glamorous, but Lilo and the other extras are barely fed, closely guarded, and kept in a locked barn when not on the movie set. And the beautiful, charming Riefenstahl is always present, answering the slightest provocation with malice, flaunting the power to assign prisoners to life or death. Lilo takes matters into her own hands, effecting an escape and running for her life. In this chilling but ultimately uplifting novel, Kathryn Lasky imagines the lives of the Gypsies who worked as extras for the real Nazi filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl, giving readers a story of survival unlike any other.

Hollywood Unknowns

Hollywood Unknowns Author Anthony Slide
ISBN-10 9781617034749
Release 2012-09-05
Pages 268
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Extras, bit players, and stand-ins have been a part of the film industry almost from its conception. On a personal and a professional level, their stories are told in Hollywood Unknowns, the first history devoted to extras from the silent era through the present. Hollywood Unknowns discusses the relationship of the extra to the star, the lowly position in which extras were held, the poor working conditions and wages, and the sexual exploitation of many of the hardworking women striving for a place in Hollywood society. Though mainly anonymous, many are identified by name and, for perhaps the first time, receive equal billing with the stars. And Hollywood Unknowns does not forget the bit players, stand-ins, and doubles, who work alongside the extras facing many of the same privations. Celebrity extras, silent stars who ended their days as extras, or members of various ethnic groups--all gain a deserved luster in acclaimed film writer Anthony Slide’s prose. Chapters document the lives and work of extras from the 1890s to the present. Slide also treats such subjects as the Hollywood Studio Club, Central Casting, the extras in popular literature, and the efforts at unionization through the Screen Actors Guild from the 1930s onwards. Slide chronicles events such as John Barrymore’s walking off set in the middle of the day so the extras could earn another day’s wages, and Cecil B. DeMille’s masterful organizing of casts of thousands in films such as Cleopatra. Through personal interviews, oral histories, and the use of newly available archival material, Slide reveals in Hollywood Unknowns the story of the men, women, and even animals that completed the scenes on the silver screen.

Extras of Early Hollywood

Extras of Early Hollywood Author Kerry Segrave
ISBN-10 9781476602158
Release 2013-04-18
Pages 196
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"The struggles of extras, mostly overlooked and forgotten, to unionize were followed by internal struggles as the extras fought for a voice within that union. It is a story about too few jobs for far too many extras, some of whom were lured to Hollywood by what seemed to be rags-to-riches tales"--

Remembering Dennis Potter Through Fans Extras and Archives

Remembering Dennis Potter Through Fans  Extras and Archives Author J. Garde-Hansen
ISBN-10 9781137349309
Release 2014-04-29
Pages 109
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An accessible case study of television heritage, Remembering Dennis Potter Through Fans, Extras and Archive draws on the memories of fans and extras of Potter's productions. In providing insight into issues of visibility, memory and television production, it fulfils a vital need for better understanding of television production history as heritage.

Uglies Quartet Uglies Pretties Specials Extras

Uglies Quartet  Uglies  Pretties  Specials  Extras Author Scott Westerfeld
ISBN-10 9781471121593
Release 2013-11-21
Pages 1648
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Before The Hunger Games, there was… Uglies. Fast-paced, chilling and thought-provoking - this ebook collection will leave you wondering. Beauty guaranteed-but at what price? In Tally's world, at sixteen you are transformed from a repellent Ugly into a stunningly attractive Pretty, and catapulted into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a great time. But Tally is tired of it. And the choices she makes changes her world forever. First as an ugly, then a pretty, and finally a special, Tally takes down the social infrastructure. And then, a generation later, a world obsessed with fame and instant celebrity - and filled with extras - will reap the consequences. This ebook boxed set includes all four titles in the international bestselling series.

A Hunt for Life s Extras

A Hunt for Life s Extras Author Idella Bodie
ISBN-10 9780595151134
Release 2000-11-01
Pages 180
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The late Archibald Hamilton Rutledge was highly respected for his accomplishments as a poet, philosopher, educator, writer, outdoorsman and conservationist. He is among the most revered South Carolinians of the twentieth century and served as the state's first Poet Laureate. This biography traces the life of this talented man from his childhood to his position as a nationally acclaimed outdoors writer, inspirational writer and poet, and on to his retirement to his beloved boyhood home, Hampton Plantation. The works of Archibald Rutledge have been read by millions and universally praised for their narration, inspiration, lucidity and classic simplicity.

The Extra

The Extra Author A.B. Yehoshua
ISBN-10 9781905559800
Release 2016-02-04
Pages 304
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An experiment is under way in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem: a woman, recently widowed, is starting a trial period in assisted living, mainly to placate her over-anxious son, whilst in Jerusalem her daughter Noga, a young harpist, returns from her job with a Dutch orchestra to look after the family apartment. To enliven her stay, Noga's brother finds work for her - playing roles as an extra in film, TV, and in the opera Carmen. The random roles Noga is thrust into resonate strangely with her own life which she begins to re-evaluate. Central to her past is the fact that she refused to have children, resulting in the break-up of her marriage. No-one in her family understood her motives for not wanting children and everyone has a different explanation for it. Now, a chance encounter with her former husband reveals his continuing powerful, love as well as a shocking deed she committed during their marriage. But Noga is a free spirit neither tied to the past nor defined by it, and always keen to push boundaries. She lives for her music and is willing to go wherever it takes her. The three-month experiment proves as much of a test for her as for her mother and both are radically transformed by the end. A.B. Yehoshua is as creative, humorous and provocative as ever in The Extra, exploring themes familiar to him of love, family relationships and artistic ambitions, set mainly in an ever-changing Jerusalem.

The Power of Pause

The Power of Pause Author Terry Hershey
ISBN-10 9780829435467
Release 2011-01
Pages 235
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Terry Hershey, popular speaker and frequent retreat leader, understands that life is busy and getting busier. However, he also knows from personal experience that there is an inevitable price to pay if we don't regularly take time simply to pause and let our souls catch up with our bodies. In The Power of Pause, Hershey counters the cultural decree that says we must always be busy if life is to be fulfilling. Through 52 short chapters featuring powerful stories, inspiring quotations, and everyday opportunities for simplicity, we learn to relish the practice of resting as we take back the life we were always intended to have.

Life s Extras

Life s Extras Author Archibald Rutledge
ISBN-10 0766159531
Release 2003-06-01
Pages 48
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1928. This is a sweet little book of reveries on the blessings that lie in the little unnecessary things of life. Creation supplies us with just two kinds of things: necessities and extras. This book is one of the extras for which the reader will resolve to be a better person.

The Extra

The Extra Author Michael Christie
ISBN-10 9781443421782
Release 2012-11-13
Pages 50
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From the critically acclaimed short-story collection The Beggar’s Garden, “The Extra” features a young, mentally disabled man and his best friend, Rick, who find work as extras on a film set. This story was nominated for a Journey Prize. The Beggar’s Garden follows a diverse group of characters, from a bank manager to a drug addict to a retired Samaritan, a web designer, and a car thief, as they drift through each other’s lives in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Michael Christie’s darkly funny debut collection won the Vancouver Book Award; it was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and was a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. HarperCollins brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperCollins short-stories collection to build your digital library.

Loose Ends and Extras

Loose Ends and Extras Author Asa Briggs
ISBN-10 1848327730
Release 2014-05-30
Pages 224
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Further exceptional reminiscences from a highly-respected historian and Bletchley Park code-breaker. Candid and detailed insights from a distinguished and fascinating career

Extras Traici n 4

Extras  Traici  n 4 Author Scott Westerfeld
ISBN-10 9788484417897
Release 2011-01-21
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No te pierdas Extras, el nuevo libro de la serie Traición. Si no eres popular... no existes. Tras el fin de la era de los perfectos, la sociedad está sumida en un renacimiento completo... en el que la popularidad manda. Ser famoso implica tener mejor casa, mejor ropa e incluso mejores amigos. En cambio, no serlo te convierte en invisible, en un perdedor, en un completo desconocido. En definitiva, en un extra. Aya Fuse lo es. Pero a sus quince años hay algo que tiene ya muy claro: por nada del mundo piensa resignarse al anonimato. Y, como Tally unos años atrás, Aya está dispuesta a todo para hacer realidad sus sueños... Reseña: «Nunca me cansaré de recomendarla.» Stephenie Meyer, autora de Crepúsculo