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Born to Run - Springsteen, B.

Writing about yourself is a funny business…But in a project like this, the writer has made one promise, to show the reader his mind. In these pages, I’ve tried to do this.” —Bruce Springsteen, from the pages of Born to Run In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Super Bowl’s halftime show. The experience was so exhilarating that Bruce decided to write about it. That’s how this extraordinary autobiography began. Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately...

Born to Run Bruce Springsteen - Bruce Springsteen

Autor : Bruce Springsteen, In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Super Bowl’s halftime show. The experience was so exhilarating that Bruce decided to write about it. That’s how this extraordinary autobiography began. Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, ...

American Born Chinese - Pien, L.

This is a tour-de-force new work by rising indie comics star Gene Yang. "American Born Chinese" maps the adolescent Chinese-American experience through three separate but interwoven stories. One story centres on Jin Wang, a Chinese-American student at an all-white California high school. Jin is plagued by jocks and bullies, so when another Chinese student transfers to the school, Jin wants nothing to do with him. Next is a comic update of the legendary story of the Monkey King, an ancient Chine...

Social Entrepreneurship : What Everyone Needs to Know - Born...

In development circles, there is now widespread consensus that social entrepreneurs represent a far better mechanism to respond to needs than we have ever had before-a decentralized and emergent force that remains our best hope for solutions that can keep pace with our problems and create a more peaceful world. David Bornstein's previous book on social entrepreneurship, How to Change the World, was hailed by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times as "a bible in the field" and published in more ...

The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking - Dale Carnegie

Good public speakers are made, not born. This work takes you step by step through: acquiring basic skills; developing confidence; speaking effectively the quick and easy way; earning the right to talk

Rambling On: An Aprentice's Guide to the Gift of the Gab [Ru...

Novelist Bohumil Hrabal was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia, and he spent decades working at a variety of laboring jobs before turning to writing in his late forties. From that point, he quickly made his mark on the Czech literary scene; by the time of his death he was ranked with Jaroslav Hasek, Karel Capek, and Milan Kundera as among the nation's greatest twentieth-century writers. Hrabal's fiction blends tragedy with humor and explores the anguish of intellectuals and ordinary people alike from...

OXFORD READER´S COMPANION TO CONRAD - KNOWLES, O., MOORE, G....

'Scholarly, ambitious and scrupulous'. This is how the TLS recently described the Oxford Reader's Companion Series. In September 2000, the book which pioneered the series, The Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens came out in paperback. Now the Oxford Reader's Companions to Hardy, Trollope, Conrad, and George Eliot will follow on from that success. In this format these books are designed specifically to appeal to students of literature. Each contains a more comprehensive and accessible range of ...

Bon Jovi: The Circle (2LP): Vinyl

Skladby: 1 We Weren't Born To Follow 2 When We Were Beautifull 3 Work For The Working Man 4 Superman Tonight 5 Bullet 6 Thorn In My Side 7 Live Before You Die 8 Brokenpromiseland 9 Love's The Only Rule 10 Fast Cars 11 Happy Now 12 Learn To Love

The All-Girl Filling Station´s Last Reunion - Flagg Fannie

Wisconsin, 1941. With all the men off to war, Fritzi and her sisters must learn men's work and the All-Girl Filling Station is born, complete with neat little caps, short skirts, and roller-skates. Their peace doesn't last long though: skilled women are n

The Chronicles of Chrestomanci - 1 - Jonesová Diana Wynne

In this multiple parallel universes of the Twelve Related Worlds, only an enchanter with nine lives is powerful enough to control the rampant misuse of magic--and to hold the title Chrestomanci... The Chants are a family strong in magic, but neither Christopher Chant nor Cat Chant can work even the simplest of spells. Who could have dreamed that both Christopher and Cat were born with nine lives--or that they could lose them so quickly?

Why I Left Goldman Sachs - Smith Greg

Greg Smith resigned this spring as the head of Goldman Sachs' United Stated equity derivatives business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.Born-and-raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, Smith graduated from Stanford University before going to work for the firm in the summer of 2001. He spent his first 10 years in the New York headquarters before moving to London in 2011.

Richard Sapper - Olivares, J.

An in-depth study of the work of German-born industrial designer Richard Sapper, most famous for designs such as the Tizio lamp and the Brionvega radio. Richard Sapper (1932-2015) a German-born designer who was based in Milan most of his working career, is considered one of the most important designers of his generation. Within his lifetime, he received numerous international design accolades, including ten prestigious Compasso d'Oro awards. Sapper developed and designed a wide variety of produ...

The Girl with No Nose - Byng, G.

Alice Peasbody was born with no nose. People laugh and jeer at Alice and call her 'Pancake Face'. Even when she is given a prosthetic nose and gains the courage to move to the big city and take an office job, she cowers in dark corners. The only place she feels she can truly be herself is the roof garden of the office block. But one day a handsome and good-natured man comes to work in Alice's office, and she finds herself drawn out of the dark corners.

The Shepherd´s Life: A Tale of the Lake District - Rebanks James

THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family have lived and worked in and around the Lake District for generations. Their way of life is ordered by the seasons and the work they demand, and has been for hundreds of years. A Viking would understand the work they do: sending the sheep to the fells in the summer and making ...

THE ENGLISH ROSES: GOODBYE, GRACE? - MADONNA

Product Description When Grace´s parents start exhibiting some odd behaviour, the Roses put their sleuthing skills to work and determine that Grace´s family may be moving! Can the Roses´ friendship survive if one of them leaves London? About the Author Madonna Ritchie was born in Bay City, Michigan, in the United States. She has recorded seventeen albums and has appeared in eighteen movies. She lives with her husband, movie director Guy Ritchie, and her three children, Lola, Rocco and David.

BLACK BOX - OZ, A.

Few Israeli novelists have succeeded as well as Oz in portraying Israel's intensely felt political and religious strife. Black Box , his most experimental work to date, is told in letters: Ilana, "a born harlot," contacts her ex-husband for the first time in seven years to seek help for their desperately disturbed son, whose parentage was questioned in court. As well-meaning lawyers and relatives join in, what at first seems one woman's madness finally serves to illuminate all society. The ambi...

The Oster Conspiracy of 1938 - Parssinen Terry

September 1938. In power more than five years, Hitler unilaterally dismantled the Treaty of Versailles, provision by provision, daring Britain and France to stand up to him. Earlier that year, he forced Austria into his Third Reich without firing a single shot. Now his sights were set on Czechoslovakia. It was in this dangerous climate that the first anti-Nazi coup was born. The plot was spearheaded by Lieutenant-Colonel Hans Oster, and its members included top German military leaders, the Berl...

The Oster Conspiracy of 1938: The Unknown Story of the Milit...

September 1938. In power more than five years, Hitler unilaterally dismantled the Treaty of Versailles, provision by provision, daring Britain and France to stand up to him. Earlier that year, he forced Austria into his Third Reich without firing a single shot. Now his sights were set on Czechoslovakia. It was in this dangerous climate that the first anti-Nazi coup was born. The plot was spearheaded by Lieutenant-Colonel Hans Oster, and its members included top German military leaders, the Berl...

NO MAN´S NIGHTINGALE - akce HB - Ruth Rendell

No Man's Nightingale: the eagerly anticipated twenty-fourth title in Ruth Rendell's bestselling Detective Chief Inspector Wexford series. Sarah Hussain was not popular with many people in the community of Kingsmarkham. She was born of mixed parents - a white Irishwoman and an immigrant Indian Hindu. She was also the Reverend of St Peter's church. But it came as a profound shock to everyone when she was found strangled in the vicarage. A garrulous cleaner, Maxine, also shared by the Wexfords, di...

Olbram Zoubek - Prague Castle Riding School 29.11.2013 – 2.3.2014 (anglicky) - neuveden

The catalogue accompanying the retrospective exhibition of the sculptor Olbram Zoubek (born 1926) at the Prague Castle Riding School features three key texts – the first is Zoubek’s own look back on his life and the other two are by his close friends, the sculptor Zdeněk Palcr and the classical philologist Eva Stehlíková. They deal with key themes of Zoubek’s work, namely plasticity and his relationship to Greek antiquity. Palcr’s essay, originally included in a private publication to mark Zoub...

Olbram Zoubek (anglicky) - Prague Castle Riding School 29. 1...

The catalogue accompanying the retrospective exhibition of the sculptor Olbram Zoubek (born 1926) at the Prague Castle Riding School features three key texts – the first is Zoubek’s own look back on his life and the other two are by his close friends, the sculptor Zdeněk Palcr and the classical philologist Eva Stehlíková. They deal with key themes of Zoubek’s work, namely plasticity and his relationship to Greek antiquity. Palcr’s essay, originally included in a private publication to mark Zoub...

The Far Side of the Sun - Furnivall, K.

Twenty-three-year-old Dodie Wyatt thought she had escaped her turbulent past - but one night her peace is shattered when she chooses to help a man she finds stabbed in an alleyway. On the other side of Nassau, wealthy diplomat's wife Ella Stanford plays the role she has been born into, throwing herself into charitable work and charming her husband's powerful friends. But she has secrets to keep - and those secrets could put her life in danger. When one of the richest men in the world is found d...

The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden - Jonas Jonasson

Nombeko Mayeki is on the run from the world’s most ruthless secret service – with three Chinese sisters, twins who are officially one person and an elderly potato farmer. Oh, and the fate of the King of Sweden – and the world – rests on her shoulders. Born in a Soweto shack in 1961, Nombeko was destined for a short, hard life. When she was run over by a drunken engineer her luck changed. Alive, but blamed for the accident, she was made to work for the engineer – who happened to be in charge of ...

The Girl Who saved the King of Sweden - Jonasson Jonas

Nombeko Mayeki is on the run from the world’s most ruthless secret service – with three Chinese sisters, twins who are officially one person and an elderly potato farmer. Oh, and the fate of the King of Sweden – and the world – rests on her shoulders. Born in a Soweto shack in 1961, Nombeko was destined for a short, hard life. When she was run over by a drunken engineer her luck changed. Alive, but blamed for the accident, she was made to work for the engineer – who happened to be in charge of...

The End of History and the Last Man - Francis Fukuyama

20th anniversary edition of The End of History and the Last Man, a landmark of political philosophy by Francis Fukuyama, author of The Origins of Political Order With the fall of Berlin Wall in 1989 the threat of the Cold War which had dominated the second half of the twentieth century vanished. And with it the West looked to the future with optimism but renewed uncertainty. The End of History and the Last Man was the first book to offer a picture of what the new century would look like. Boldly...

The Prophet - Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran s masterpiece, "The Prophet, "is one of the most beloved spiritual classics of our time. It has sold millions of copies inmore than forty languages since it was first published in 1923. "The Prophet" contains powerful words of wisdom on such essential subjects as marriage, children, friendship, work, and pleasure words that readers from around the world have found inspirational and life-changing. A poet, artist, and mystic, Gibran was born to a poor Christian family in Lebanon and...

Bon Jovi: The Circle: CD

Americká rocková formace z New Jersey Bon Jovi vydává již jedenáctou studiovou desku. Pilotním singlem je hit We Weren't Born To Follow. A dle slov samotného Jona Bon Jovi: "toto album je pro Bon Jovi návrat k energickému, povznášejícímu rock'n'rollu, který byl pro kapelu nesmazatelným rysem, jenž je charakterizoval od jejich začátků. Je to myšlené jako stadiónová, kytarová deska". Nové studiové album, The Circle, produkoval John Shanks, který pracoval s kapelou i na dvou předchozích albech,...

Trojan Odyssey - Clive Cussler

Long hailed as the grand master of adventure fiction, Clive Cussler has continued to astound with the intricate plotting and astonishing set pieces of his novels. Now, with a surprising twist, he gives us his most audacious work yet. In the final pages of Valhalla Rising, Dirk Pitt discovered, to his shock, that he had two grown children he had never known-twenty-three-year-old fraternal twins born to a woman he thought had died in an underwater earthquake. Both have inherited his love of the s...

Kafka

This gripping biography of the great Czech novelist, diarist and short story writer chronicles Kafka's entire (if tragically curtailed) life (1883-1924), but it focuses upon the writer's relationship to his father and his inheritance as a member of the Jewish mercantile bourgeoisie in Prague. Born into a German-speaking Jewish family, Kafka was a subject of the Austro-Hungarian empire until 1919 yet through his work he is one of the most modern of writers. While previous works have co...

Kafka - Nicholas Murray

This gripping biography of the great Czech novelist, diarist and short story writer chronicles Kafka's entire (if tragically curtailed) life (1883-1924), but it focuses upon the writer's relationship to his father and his inheritance as a member of the Jewish mercantile bourgeoisie in Prague. Born into a German-speaking Jewish family, Kafka was a subject of the Austro-Hungarian empire until 1919 yet through his work he is one of the most modern of writers. While previous works have concentrated...

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition) - SI...

This authoritative edition brings together a unique combination of Sidney's poetry and prose--all the major writing, complemented by letters and elegies--that reveals the essence of his work and thinking. Born in 1554, Sir Philip Sidney was hailed as the perfect Renaissance patron, soldier, lover, and courtier, but it was only after his untimely death at the age of thirty-one that his literary accomplishments were truly recognized. This collection ranges more widely through Sidney's works than ...

COLOUR LIBRARY - CHAGALL - POLONSKY, G.

The life and work of artist Marc Chagall (1887-1985) are presented in this volume. He was born into a poor Jewish family in Vitebsk, Russia, a place whose memory remained a constant source of inspiration. Establishing his reputation in Paris before the First World War, he spent the years 1914-1922 in Russia, but disillusioned by the Revolution, he returned and made France his home. He was influenced by the Cubists and in turn influenced the Surrealists, but his vision and his style were always ...

SELECTED POETRY (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition) - BYRO...

Byron was a legend in his own lifetime and the dominant influence on the Romantic movement. The most European of the English writers in an age of revolution, Byron was deeply involved in contemporary events, and a passionate supporter of the struggle for Greek independence. Describing himself as `born for opposition', his work was largely directed against what he called the `cant political, cant poetical, and cant moral' of the English and European worlds. He was rocketed to fame by the publica...

'The Heart''s Invisible Furies' - John Boyne

Autor : John Boyne, Cyril Avery is not a real Avery or at least that's what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn't a real Avery, then who is he? Born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural Irish community and adopted by a well-to-do if eccentric Dublin couple via the intervention of a hunchbacked Redemptorist nun, Cyril is adrift in the world, anchored only tenuously by his heartfelt friendship with the infinitely more glamourous and dangerous Jul...

Foxglove Summer - Aaronovitch Ben

The fifth of the Sunday Times Bestselling series sees PC Grant looking for missing children. And missing London. In the fifth of his bestselling series Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of whatever comfort zone he might have found and takes him out of London - to a small village in Herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element to the disappearance of some local children. But while you can take the London copper out of London you can&#...

Room (film) - Emma Donoghue

To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it's where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits. Room is home to Jack, but to Ma, it is the prison where Old Nick has held her captive for seven years. Through determination, ingenuity, and fierce motherly love, Ma has created a life for Jack. But she knows it's not enough.....

The Sellout - Beatty Paul

WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 'Outrageous, hilarious and profound.' Simon Schama, Financial Times 'The longer you stare at Beatty's pages, the smarter you'll get.' Guardian 'The most badass first 100 pages of an American novel I've read.' New York Times A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, The Sellout showcases a comic genius at the top of his game. Born in Dickens ...

The Sellout - Beatty, P.

A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, The Sellout showcases a comic genius at the top of his game. Born in Dickens on the southern outskirts of Los Angeles, the narrator of The Sellout spent his childhood as the subject in his father's racially charged psychological studies. He is told that his father’s work will lead to a memoir that will solve their financial woes. But when his father is killed in a drive-by shooting, h...

A Most Wanted Man - le Carré John

Soon to be a MAJOR FILM starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Rachel McAdams A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse round his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa. Annabel, an idealistic young German civil rights lawyer, determines to save Issa from deportation. Soon her client's survival becomes more important to her than her own career. In pursui...

Odd Thomas - Koontz Dean

Bestselling thriller from Dean Koontz, one of the most acclaimed and popular authors of modern times. In Odd Thomas he has created a character whose unique voice will live for generations to come. Odd Thomas takes pride in his work as a fry cook. His fame has spread, bringing strangers to the restaurant in Pico Mundo. Odd cannot say what it is that disturbs him about this particular stranger, but his sixth sense is alert ...This is a man with an appetite for operatic terror. The violence he cra...



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