By Mihai Grunfeld
By Mihai Grunfeld
By Stefan Zweig,George McGinnis,Lowell Bangerter
By Dr. Marian
By Timothy Wilson,Amy Robbins,John Lord,Kristen Burkholder
By Alexander Vassilieff
A attention-grabbing and relocating Australian immigrant saga set opposed to the backdrop of historic and smooth Russian history.
-- Archbishop Hilarion, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and NZ Russian Orthodox Church (Canadian born now Metropolitan of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad)
A triumph of a novel!
-- Wendy O'Hanlon, Acres Australia
From Russia to China, all over the world and again back - percentage the author's good researched
family tale and the way he got here to name Australia home.-- John Morrow's choose of the Week Armidale
"This was once really an Odyssey lived via via many yet instructed by way of only a few, which makes the publication not just fascinating but additionally invaluable as a documentary."
-- Dr Paul A Urtiew, ORUR Snr Scm (Chief Sct ret'd), San Francisco
"In this relatives memoir, anecdotes of desire and braveness brighten up the grim backdrop of warfare and deprivation... the family's trust in a single one other and their promising destiny, regardless of risky political occasions and the need of beginning over--again and again."
-- Kirkus Discoveries New York
By Masolino D'Amico
Masolino d’Amico, giornalista, scrittore, sceneggiatore e traduttore, è stato ordinario di Lingua e Letteratura Inglese all’Università di Roma ed è autore di numerosi saggi. Ha curato, tra le altre, edizioni di opere di rapid, Wilde, Shakespeare e tradotto Hemingway, Woolf, Stevenson. Con Skira ha pubblicato Il giardiniere inglese (2013).
By Warren Perrin
By Lori Van Pelt
A intriguing new biography of America's first girl of flight.
As a tomboy starting to be up in Kansas, Amelia Earhart overjoyed in attempting new and dicy issues, as soon as even development a roller-coaster in her grandparents' yard. In her 20s she fell in love with flight whereas staring at an aerobatics exhibition and grew much more enthralled whilst she took her first plane ride.
At age 24 she earned her pilot's wings and 1928 took half within the transatlantic "Friendship" flight. Her willowy construct, healthy smile, and snarled blonde hair invited comparability to the prestigious pilot Charles Lindbergh, and "Lady Lindy" charmed the general public together with her unassuming manner.
Lori Van Pelt's Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No restrict takes readers via Earhart's profession triumphs and tragedies. It explorers not just her accomplishments within the box of flight, but in addition her struggles within the male-dominated international of aviation.
Named to the recent York Public Library's top Books for the teenager Age 2006
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By Gregory Kauffman
In no different interval did the realm switch a lot as within the early 1800's. not just used to be Europe engaged within the Napoleonic wars, however the South American humans have been scuffling with for independence from Spain.
One of an important statesmen and armed forces heroes historical past has ever identified emerged out of this era. Simón Bolívar, hailed because the Liberator, emancipated the nations referred to now as Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Perú, and Bolivia. whereas Bolívar used to be conquering a space nearly 5 occasions that of Napoleon's conquests, a girl was once via his facet whom heritage has approximately forgotten.
Manuela Sáenz used to be a member of Bolívar's employees, a colonel in his military in the course of a interval whilst girls have been frowned on for doing whatever except having a look beautiful. She confronted his maximum demanding situations with him, or even stored his existence. simply because she was once a soul of extreme integrity, she amassed political enemies who made convinced she used to be written out of the annals of the international locations she helped to emancipate. within the many bills of Bolívar's existence, Manuela Sáenz is usually pointed out, yet basically in passing after which usually inaccurately.
This is the tale of a courageous lady, born in scandal, who rose to the heights of political strength and who discovered to like in an international torn aside by means of war.
This is the affection tale of Simón Bolívar and Manuela Sáenz.
By Antoine Chandellier