New PDF release: Dove eravamo rimasti? (Italian Edition)

By Claudio Pulicati

Una galleria di ricordi, di esperienze vissute in gioventù, di riflessioni sui costumi passati e sulle abitudini di vita. Sullo sfondo Roma, los angeles sua magia unica, un quartiere tra tutti, con i suoi visi conosciuti e i suoi luoghi celebri. In Dove eravamo rimasti? c’è un intero mondo raccontato, che Claudio Pulicati miscela come un “barman esperto della parola”, servendo di volta in volta ai lettori storie sulla musica, sul ballo, sulla passione in step with le figurine, sui giochi di strada, sugli scioglilingua, e naturalmente sull’amore. L’ultima parte poi è un tributo ai piatti tipici della cucina romana (casalinghi e non solo da “osteria”), dagli antipasti alle pastasciutte, dai secondi ai dolci, con tanto di ricettario, word storiche e poesie dei maggiori interpreti della tradizione popolare romanesca. Considerazioni serie e battute di spirito si alternano in un libro piacevole da leggere, che può essere sfogliato volendo anche according to argomenti, e che stupirà ogni volta consistent with los angeles sua energia.

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New PDF release: Wintering: A novel

By Peter Geye

A hugely acclaimed novelist now offers us a real epic: a love tale that spans sixty years, generations’ worthy of feuds, and secrets and techniques withheld and printed.

The significant tales at play in Wintering are sure jointly while the aged, demented Harry Eide escapes his sickbed and vanishes into the forbidding, northernmost desolate tract that surrounds the city of Gunflint, Minnesota—instantly altering the Eide relatives, and lots of different lives, without end. He’d performed this as soon as prior to, greater than thirty years prior in 1963, fleeing a crumbling marriage and bringing alongside Gustav, his eighteen-year-old son, pitching this audacious, very likely deadly scheme—winter already approaching, in those woods, on those waters—as a reenactment of the traditional voyageurs’ trips of discovery.

It’s definitely anything Gus hasn't ever forgotten, nor the Devil’s Maw of a river, numerous loved (possibly fantastical) maps, the ice floes and waterfalls (neither specifically beautiful from a canoe), an impressive undergo, the unending portages, a mystical deserted shack, Thanksgiving and xmas improvised on the a ways finish of the earth, the brutal chilly and sheer great thing about all of it. And males looking different males.

Now—with his father said dead—Gus relates their experience in shiny aspect to Berit Lovig, who’d spent a lot of her existence watching for Harry, her passionate conviction ultimately fulfilled during the last 20 years. So, a middle-aged guy rectifying his own historical past, an getting older girl wrestling together with her personal, and with the whole saga of a city and sector they’d helped to shape and have been in flip shaped through, relentlessly and unforgettably.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Albert vuelve a casa (Spanish Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Homer Hickam

Big Fish y El diario de Noa se dan cita en esta evocadora historia acerca de un hombre, una mujer y su caimán. Un conmovedor tributo al amor, de los angeles mano del autor de Rocket Boys, l. a. aclamada novela autobiográfica que inspiró l. a. película Cielo de octubre.

Elsie Lavender y Homer Hickam (padre del autor) fueron juntos al instituto en los angeles región minera de Virginia Occidental, donde se graduaron al iniciarse l. a. Gran Depresión. Después de que Homer los angeles pidiera sin éxito en matrimonio, Elsie decidió marcharse a Orlando, donde se enamoró de un actor y bailarín llamado blood brother Ebsen (el auténtico blood brother Ebsen). Pero tras l. a. marcha de blood brother a Nueva York, las ilusiones de Elsie de compartir su vida con él se vinieron abajo y, sin saber muy bien cómo, se encontró de nuevo en los asentamientos mineros, casada con Homer.

Insatisfecha con su vida de casada, Elsie recordaba cada día sus tiempos de felicidad en Orlando gracias al atypical regalo de bodas que le envió blood brother: un caimán llamado Albert al que crio en los angeles única bañera de su casa. Después de que Albert le mordiera los pantalones, Homer le dio un ultimátum: "¡O el caimán o yo!". Tras pensárselo un tiempo, Elsie resolvió que solo podía hacer una cosa: llevar a Albert a Florida, su verdadero hogar.

Carrying Albert Home es el relato divertido, dulce y a veces trágico de una joven pareja y un extraordinario caimán embarcados en un alocado viaje de casi dos mil kilómetros. Narrada con el calor y el encanto que hicieron de Rocket Boys un éxito de ventas adorado por el público, esta divertidísima novela de Homer Hickam es, en definitiva, un testimonio de esa emoción extraña y maravillosa que, a falta de otra palabra, llamamos "amor".

Homer Hickam (conocido también como Homer H. Hickam, hijo) es el aclamado autor de numerosos libros, entre ellos su novela autobiográfica Rocket Boys, adaptada al cine con el título de Cielo de octubre. Escritor desde sus tiempos escolares, ha sido también minero, militar destinado en Vietnam, teacher de submarinismo, paleontólogo e ingeniero de l. a. NASA. Actualmente reparte su tiempo entre Alabama y las Islas Vírgenes.

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Download e-book for iPad: Emotional Makayla: Mommy's Birthday Gift by Latoya Marie Smith,Stanford Ashcraft

By Latoya Marie Smith,Stanford Ashcraft

Emotional Makayla;Mommy's Birthday present! is the tale of a bit lady, whose greatest wish is to make her mommy's birthday the easiest day ever! Come subscribe to Makayla as she is going via this emotional trip to researching Mommy's excellent reward!

This tale paired with middle tugging illustrations through Stanford Ashcraft is designed to assist mom and dad and youngsters comprehend the becoming pains of getting to know love, attractiveness and self esteem in the course of the eyes of a child.

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The Girl on the Trail - download pdf or read online

By Janvier Chouteu-Chando

enjoying out as a scintillating tale with unforeseen twists, the lady at the path explores the critical and overwhelming surprise of gaining knowledge of uncomfortable truths approximately these we glance as much as, the safety of relatives, the enjoyment and pride of affection, the devastation of betrayal and loss, and the relaxation of loyalty in our lives.

The teenage Tatiana is bound she has her destiny mapped out: She might locate love whilst she turns into a tender girl, she might stay a loving existence via collage, and he or she could marry the knight who may safe her middle. yet then, her compromised mom shakes her religion sooner or later, in order that while her knight finds his shining armor, she will get indignant in its place. Feeling betrayal is lurking round in every single place, she units out to serve God as a nun, similar to her honored aunt.

Sancho, her unlucky knight, is unwavering in his decision to stir her again heading in the right direction to gain her dream. the pains of convent existence support her delve deeper into her center and soul, in order that it merely takes a pal and her sister to make her see the various colours of sunshine. notwithstanding, it's the lack of a family member that opens the floodgates of her feelings. It occurs at a time that Sancho is there to assist her come to phrases along with her earlier. She stops wondering and starts off acknowledging―a trip that could deliver her the happiness of her dreams…or everlasting grief.

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Surviving Nashville - download pdf or read online

By Stacy Barton

choked with humor and pathos, as southern tales like to be, the fifteen short-shorts during this debut assortment will hang-out you love a reminiscence. From basic kin disorder to tragic twists of destiny, the characters in Surviving Nashville undergo their losses with magnificent grace. Stacy Barton is a storyteller with an ear for dialect, a watch for aspect and a middle for her characters—even the suggest ones.

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Download e-book for kindle: Kant und das kleine rote Kleid: Roman (German Edition) by Lamia Berrada-Berca,Hanna Klimesch

By Lamia Berrada-Berca,Hanna Klimesch

In der Hoffnung auf ein besseres Leben verlässt eine junge Frau ihr Land und folgt ihrem Mann nach Paris. Aber ihre Träume erfüllen sich nicht in dieser glitzernden Stadt: Noch immer trägt sie eine Burka, ihr Mann bestimmt über sie, und sie ist einsam. Doch eines Tages entdeckt sie in einem Schaufenster ein bezauberndes rotes Kleid. Immer wieder geht sie daran vorbei, beseelt von dem Wunsch, es einmal zu tragen und sich frei zu fühlen. Wenig später fällt ihr ein Buch von Kant in die Hände. Sie versteckt es vor ihrem Mann und beginnt gemeinsam mit ihrer kleinen Tochter, heimlich darin zu lesen. Allmählich spürt sie, wie nicht nur das Kleid, sondern auch Kants Worte in ihr eine leise Sehnsucht wecken – den Schleier zu lüften, der sie vom Leben trennt, und endlich den Horizont zu berühren, von dem sie bislang nur geträumt hat…

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Get Ally and Shawn PDF

By A M Boling

best friend, a 16-year-old woman falls right into a scenario through taking a swim around the river the place she and her kin are camping out for the evening. She witnesses a tender boy chased, shot at and doubtless drowning. She unearths him bruised and crushed within the water; a bullet had hit him within the arm. They gave one another their identify whereas putting onto a root up below the financial institution the place Shawn had long gone into the river. best friend asks Shawn if he's ok and he nods that he is.

Shawn, like best friend is sixteen. He has passed through loads of worry in his younger existence. whilst the abuse Shawn has needed to undergo turns into an excessive amount of he runs away to save lots of his life.

Ally and Shawn swim around the river jointly to the most important event they might ever comprehend. Ally’s kin Molly and Dave are in for a massive shock as well.

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Download e-book for iPad: NOT BY FORCE BUT BY GOOD WILL: The Odyssey of a Runaway by Hannah Bonsey Suthers

By Hannah Bonsey Suthers

Momentous non secular, army, and civil edicts of Constantine the nice effect Quintus, a marketplace farmer in Roman Campania. 'Not by way of strength yet by way of strong will', reads the inscription over his farm gate that the fugitive slave Lucan crashes, looking asylum. Quintus overlooks his 16 slaves for companionship with Lucan. Letitia, betrothed to a different, yet needing a bond of affection with no bondage, eyes him. An insidious guess concerning Lucan convulses the farm. Lucan struggles to remodel slavery while there isn't even a whisper of wish for freedom.

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Download PDF by Gaylynne Sword: Dear Me

By Gaylynne Sword

A tale for all who've struggled with offerings, kin, or faith.

Vanessa Palmer suffers from the guilt of painful existence offerings and the inescapable feeling that she’s been a sadness to her mom and dad. along with her counselor’s support, she is set to confront a prior she’d relatively omit, and with the flip of a web page, we're drawn into the options and emotions of somebody we all know. critical, humorous, and unflinchingly sincere, Vanessa compels us to stick to her on a trip throughout the loves and losses that formed her life—and to benefit approximately God’s limitless skill to arrive into the darkest locations of our lives.

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