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Acclaimed author, historian, and PBS documentarian Donald L. Miller brilliantly evokes all the exhilaration, glamour, and significance of one of the most creative and consequential moments in American cultural history. In the 1920s midtown Manhattan became the center of New York City, and the cultural and commercial capital of America. This is the story of the people who made it happen.


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Are you new to JavaScript, or have you added scripts to your web page but want a better idea of how they work? This book will teach you how to make your websites more interactive, engaging, and usable. In no time at all you will be able to think and code like a programmer.