Return to the disco days of the 1980s in this exclusive collection, featuring ALL NEW ARTWORK that celebrates Generation X's neon dream decade, and the movies that defined it. One of the most memorable romantic films ever and winner of two Academy Awards, Sam (Patrick Swayze), living as a ghost, discovers his death wasn't just a random robbery gone bad. To help him reconnect with the love of his life, Molly (Demi Moore), and solve his own murder, he enlists the talents of a sceptical psychic (Oscar-winner Whoopi Goldberg), who doesn’t even believe her own abilities. Ghost is a supernatural mystery-thriller that will cross over into your heart and never leave.
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this novel about a resilient and courageous woman has become a Broadway show and a cultural phenomenon.A PBS Great American Read Top 100 PickCelie has grown up poor in rural Georgia, despised by the society around her and abused by her own family. She strives to protect her sister, Nettie, from a similar fate, and while Nettie escapes to a new life as a missionary in Africa, Celie is left behind without her best friend and confidante, married off to an older suitor, and sentenced to a life alone with a harsh and brutal husband.In an attempt to transcend a life that often seems too much to bear, Celie begins writing letters directly to God. The letters, spanning 20 years, record a journey of self-discovery and empowerment guided by the light of a few strong women. She meets Shug Avery, her husband’s mistress and a jazz singer with a zest for life, and her stepson’s wife, Sophia, who challenges her to fight for independence. And though the many letters from Celie’s sister are hidden by her husband, Nettie’s unwavering support will prove to be the most breathtaking of allThe Color Purple has sold more than five million copies, inspired an Academy Award-nominated film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey and directed by Steven Spielberg, and been adapted into a Tony-nominated Broadway musical. Lauded as a literary masterpiece, this is the groundbreaking novel that placed Walker “in the company of Faulkner” (The Nation) and remains a wrenching - yet intensely uplifting - experience for new generations of listeners. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alice Walker. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/051460/bk_adbl_051460_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Quincy Harker - demon killer, monster hunter, & kin to Dracula, yeah, THIS is who I want protecting the world! I love these books. (Academy Award-winner Whoopi Goldberg)She gave up her divinity to save the world. Now, Quincy Harker has to track down a bunch of missing archangels to find Glory's wings. If only getting her wings back were as easy as ringing a bell. Also included - the Harker weird Western short story "Redemption Song", originally published in The Weird Wild West Anthology. They are humanity's defense against the supernatural. They are the light in the darkness. They are the guardians who walk in the night. They are the Shadow Council. Damnation: Quest for Glory, Book I collects the four novellas from Quincy Harker, Demon Hunter, Year Three. The story concludes next year in Salvation: Quest for Glory, Book II. Calling All Angels - This Shadow Council Case Files novella features Jo Henry, great-granddaughter or legendary steel-driving man John Henry, as she searches for an angel in an underground cage-fighting ring. Jo finds more than she bargained for when she stumbles across a fighter who is more than meets the eye. Devil Inside - Quincy Harker takes center stage to battle a demon in the City of Churches. Harker hunts an angel in Charleston but finds much more as he fends off attacks from local magic users and a vengeful demon summoner determined to do to Charleston what General Sherman didn't - destroy it. Angel Dance - What brings Victor Frankenstein's most famous creation to New Orleans? Well, it ain't the Cajun food, so it must be the jazz! Adam Franks searches the bayou and the back streets for an angel, but finds fire, murder, and blood instead in this Shadow Council Case Files novella. Running with the Devil - We all have our quirks, but Quincy Harker gets downright fetishist in the finale to Book I. He descends into 1. Language: English. Narrator: James Anderson Foster. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/136129/bk_acx0_136129_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Ghost is a 1990 drama film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg, written by Bruce Joel Rubin and directed by Jerry Zucker. It was nominated for multiple Academy Awards, including Best Picture, winning for Best Original Screenplay, as well as Best Supporting Actress for Whoopi Goldberg. It inspired a musical stage version which will open in the West End in 2010.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Whoopi Goldberg (born Caryn Elaine Johnson, November 13, 1955) is an American comedienne, actress, singer-songwriter and Emmy Award-winning talk show host. Goldberg made her film debut in The Color Purple (1985) playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the south. She received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won her first Golden Globe Award for her role in the film. In 1990, she starred as Oda Mae Brown, a psychic helping a slain man Patrick Swayze find his killer in the blockbuster film Ghost. This performance won her a second Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Ghosts of Mississippi is a 1996 American drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, and James Woods. The plot is based on the true story of the 1994 trial of Byron De La Beckwith, the white supremacist accused of the 1963 assassination of civil rights activist Medgar Evers. James Woods was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role of Byron De La Beckwith.The original music score was composed by Marc Shaiman and the cinematography is by John Seale. In 2008, AFI nominated Ghosts of Mississippi for the Courtroom Drama segment of its AFI's 10 Top 10 special but the movie did not make the final countdown.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 68th Academy Awards were held on March 25, 1996 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. The show was hosted by Whoopi Goldberg. The ceremony was watched 44.48 million viewers, with 30.5% households watching. Despite controversy from the NAACP concerning what was deemed as a lack of attention to African-American actors by the Academy , this show was the one and only time an African-American (Quincy Jones) was hired to produce the show to date.
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