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Deborah Kerr A Biography

Free Download Michelangelo Capua, "Deborah Kerr: A Biography"
English | 2010 | pages: 225 | ISBN: 0786458828 | PDF | 11,6 mb
Blessed with a natural beauty, Scotland-born actress Deborah Kerr (1921-2007) provided the cinema with memorable studies of English gentility. A star in British pictures before she was 21 and a Hollywood fixture from 1946 on, she projected a cool reserve and stoic nobility, often hinting at passion and insecurity beneath the surface. Frequently portraying selfless, sympathetic women, she was brilliant in such roles as Anna Leonowens in The King and I (1956). And in a fascinating departure from her normal range, her portrayal of the sexually frustrated Army wife in From Here to Eternity (1953) resulted in the screen’s most famous "clinch"-the beach scene with Burt Lancaster. Though she never won an Academy Award despite six nominations, Deborah Kerr received an honorary Oscar in 1994.


Masquerade The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier [Audiobook]

Free Download Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier (Audiobook)
English | ASIN: B0BF45C27P | 2023 | 13 hours and 57 minutes | M4B@64 kbps | 386 MB
Author: Alfred F. Young
Narrator: Kate Mulligan

The remarkable story of the woman who fought in the American Revolution as Robert Shurtliff-and got away with it. Serving for seventeen months during the period between the British surrender at Yorktown and the signing of the final treaty, a time when peace was far from secure, Deborah Sampson accomplished her deception by becoming an outstanding soldier. Alfred Young shows us why she did it and exactly how she carried it off. He meticulously reconstructs her early life as an indentured servant; her young adulthood as a weaver, teacher, and religious rebel; and her military career in the light infantry-consisting of dangerous patrols and small-party encounters, duty that demanded constant vigilance-followed by service as an orderly to a general at West Point.


Deborah and the War of the Tanks 1917 [Audiobook]

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English | ASIN: B0BZ5VN2P8 | 2023 | 17 hours and 27 minutes | M4B@64 kbps | 498 MB
Author: John A. Taylor
Narrator: Jonathan Cowley

Deborah is a British First World War tank that rose from the grave after taking part in one of the most momentous battles in history. In November 1917, she played a leading role in the first successful massed tank attack at Cambrai. Eighty years later, in a remarkable feat of archaeology, the tank’s buried remains were rediscovered and excavated, and are now preserved as a memorial to the battle and to the men who fought in it. John Taylor’s book tells the tale of the tank and her crew and tracks down their descendants to uncover a human story every bit as compelling as the military one.