Metallica [NOOK Book]

Overview

Metallica is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles and it is the band that is popular all over the world. This book is all about this famous band. From forming this band until now. It consist all about members of the bend, their private and public life, life in the band and etc. You can also find all about their music, albums and songs, about awards for this amazing band. This band started their own music festival and you can read about it in this book. Members of this group are wonderful, world-famous ...
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Metallica

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Overview

Metallica is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles and it is the band that is popular all over the world. This book is all about this famous band. From forming this band until now. It consist all about members of the bend, their private and public life, life in the band and etc. You can also find all about their music, albums and songs, about awards for this amazing band. This band started their own music festival and you can read about it in this book. Members of this group are wonderful, world-famous artists, their songs are known to everyone in the world and this book offers respect for their work and their music to all their fans and those who are not.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781304408457
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 9/8/2013
  • Sold by: LULU PRESS
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 182,592
  • File size: 358 KB

Meet the Author

Dan Brown
Dan Brown
Dan Brown is the author of numerous thrillers, including The Da Vinci Code -- one of the biggest literary bestsellers of all time.

Biography

Novelist Dan Brown may not have invented the literary thriller, but his groundbreaking tour de force The Da Vinci Code -- with its irresistible mix of religion, history, art, and science -- is the gold standard for a flourishing genre.

Born in Exeter, New Hampshire in 1964, Brown attended Phillips Exeter Academy (where his father taught), and graduated from Amherst with a double major in Spanish and English. After college he supported himself through teaching and enjoyed moderate success as a musician and songwriter.

Brown credits Sidney Sheldon with jump-starting his literary career. Up until 1994, his reading tastes were focused sharply on the classics. Then, on vacation in Tahiti, he stumbled on a paperback copy of Sheldon's novel The Doomsday Conspiracy. By the time he finished the book, he had decided he could do as well. There and then, he determined to try his hand at writing. His first attempt was a pseudonymously written self-help book for women co-written with his future wife Blythe Newlon. Then, in 1998, he published his first novel, Digital Fortress -- followed in swift succession by Angels and Demons and Deception Point. None the three achieved commercial success.

Then, in 2003, Brown hit the jackpot with his fourth novel, a compulsively readable thriller about a Harvard symbologist named Robert Langdon who stumbles on an ancient conspiracy in the wake of a shocking murder in the Louvre. Combining elements from art, science, and religion, The Da Vinci Code became the biggest bestseller in publishing history, inspiring a big-budget movie adaptation and fueling interest in the author's back list. In 2009, Brown continued Robert Langdon's esoteric adventures with The Lost Symbol, a tale of intrigue that, like its predecessors, takes readers on a wild ride into the sinister mysteries of the past.

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  • Brown revealed the inspiration for his labyrinthine thriller during a writer's address in Concord, New Hampshire. "I was studying art history at the University of Seville (in Spain), and one morning our professor started class in a most unusual way. He showed us a slide of Da Vinci's famous painting "The Last Supper"... I had seen the painting many times, yet somehow I had never seen the strange anomalies that the professor began pointing out: a hand clutching a dagger, a disciple making a threatening gesture across the neck of another... and much to my surprise, a very obvious omission, the apparent absence on the table of the cup of Christ... The one physical object that in many ways defines that moment in history, Leonardo Da Vinci chose to omit." According to Brown, this reintroduction to an ancient masterpiece was merely "the tip of the ice burg." What followed was an in-depth explanation of clues apparent in Da Vinci's painting and his association with the Priory of Sion that set Brown on a path toward bringing The Da Vinci Code into existence.

  • If only all writers could enjoy this kind of success: in early 2004, all four of Brown's novels were on the New York Times Bestseller List in a single week!

    In our interview with Brown, he shared some of his writing rituals:

    "If I'm not at my desk by 4:00 a.m., I feel like I'm missing my most productive hours. In addition to starting early, I keep an antique hourglass on my desk and every hour break briefly to do push-ups, sit-ups, and some quick stretches. I find this helps keep the blood -- and ideas -- flowing.

    "I'm also a big fan of gravity boots. Hanging upside down seems to help me solve plot challenges by shifting my entire perspective."

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      1. Hometown:
        New England
      1. Date of Birth:
        June 22, 1964
      2. Place of Birth:
        Exeter, New Hampshire
      1. Education:
        Phillips Exeter Academy 1982; B.A., Amherst College, 1986; University of Seville, Spain
      2. Website:

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    • Anonymous

      Posted February 1, 2014

      The TRUE mettalica fan

      Lostens to mettalica through his ipod.

      1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    • Anonymous

      Posted June 19, 2014

      Rose

      Walks in.

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    • Anonymous

      Posted June 13, 2014

      To the three below

      Haven fun becouse im going " were ever i may roum"

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    • Anonymous

      Posted May 20, 2014

      Shaun

      Gots tp go

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    • Anonymous

      Posted May 15, 2014

      Dylan

      Sorry, ive been crashing as soon as ive gotten home. Tests. Ok so how u been babe

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    • Anonymous

      Posted April 16, 2014

      Best band EVER

      I'm a kid that thinks Metallica Is ASWOME I like Justice for all One Fuel and Sad but true U MUST LISTEN TO METALLICA!!:)

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    • Anonymous

      Posted March 31, 2014

      Metallica

      Metallica is the best band ever

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    • Anonymous

      Posted March 1, 2014

      I Love Metallica

      Plus I'm a girl. So there. Can't choose a favorite song though... maybe The Day That Never Comes...

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    • Anonymous

      Posted June 19, 2014

      Jon

      My nook is also dying but nook is broke wont charge at all so give me ur nunbet pleade so we can do it iver thr phone

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