Author: Nadja Kneissler
Publisher: Delius Klasing Verlag Gmbh
- Fascinating Land Rover love stories from around the globe - Includes magnificent new photos - Portraits of passionate owners - faithful Landy owners discuss their adventures - Celebrates the many uses of the Land Rover, from a wine-growing estate in South Africa, to the urban jungle in Germany, as well as Land Rovers used by the emergency services, as mobile cafes, and as a means to cross the Alps On 29th January 2016 the last Land Rover Defender left the factory halls in Solihull (UK) - a Defender 90 Soft Top with heritage outfit - and went directly to the Jaguar Land Rover Collection exhibition. With this, a great story of success ended: the most original of all Land Rover models had been in mass production for 68 years. In 1948 it was developed for agricultural use, but the robustness of the all-wheel drive vehicle got round quickly. The demand never decreased and there were always new versions and engines. Today, 75 percent of all 'Landies' ever built are still in use worldwide. This declaration of love for the British classic presents portraits of all Land Rover generations and of their most passionate owners.
The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson
Author: Peter Ames Carlin
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Brian Wilson was the visionary behind America's most successful and influential rock band. As the leader of the Beach Boys, he sold 100 million records and built a catalog of songs that continues to define the sound and feel of American popular music. Healso became one of the culture's most mysterious and tragic figures--but after spending years lost in a wilderness of despair, Wilson has fought his way back to productivity. Now journalist Carlin, who conducted in-depth interviews with dozens of sourcesand listened to hundreds of hours of unreleased studio recordings and live music, tells a uniquely American story of the band, the music, and the culture the Beach Boys both sang about and helped create.--From publisher description.
On Loan from God!
Author: Don Landy
Publisher: Tate Publishing
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Dogs were never a part of Don Landy's life plan. He and his wife were devoted breeders of show cats, and a dog just didn't seem to fit in the picture. That was, until a brutal winter storm brought a very large, tired and hungry dog to the front door. After experiencing the heartbreak of finding their houseguest a forever home, they realized it was time to add a baby to the family, and before you could say 'impossible', they were the proud owners of a nine and a half week old German Shepherd named Sabrina. Over the next eleven years Sabrina went from one debilitating illness to another. They spent much of our time traveling from one specialist to another, watching and waiting as she underwent six major surgeries. But no matter how intense the pain, her disposition never changed. She loved everyone, and bounded through life with the spirit of a puppy and an ever present smile. Sabrina taught everyone she met the meaning of courage. Each and every day, she demonstrated that life was to be truly lived, for however long God chose to grant her. But the most important lesson Sabrina had to share was that of Unconditional Love. Join Don Landy for this dog's tale of happiness, togetherness, and the everlasting rewards of a pet's love.
Author: Tressa Bowers
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The hearing mother of a deaf child recounts her experiences and provides advice for other parents in a similar situation.
Author: Christian Matijas-Mecca
A fascinating study of Brian Wilson's creative career as a composer, producer, performer, and collaborator that addresses all aspects of Brian's five-decade-long music career through his creative methods and processes. • Presents the first complete and career-spanning biography of Brian Wilson and detailed examination of his musical career • Considers Wilson's work with The Beach Boys and the many performers and bands with whom he collaborated as producer, songwriter, and performer in a chronological narrative instead of categorizing his work as "Beach Boys" and "Other" • Discusses Wilson's diverse musical activities as comprising equal parts devoted to composition, production, performance, and collaboration • Sorts through various conflicting narratives about Brian Wilson's career in order to provide an accurate account of his creative chronology
Author: Jaime Jo Wright
Publisher: Bethany House
Outstanding Debut Novel from an Author to Watch Kaine Prescott is no stranger to death. When her husband died two years ago, her pleas for further investigation into his suspicious death fell on deaf ears. In desperate need of a fresh start, Kaine purchases an old house sight unseen in her grandfather's Wisconsin hometown. But one look at the eerie, abandoned house immediately leaves her questioning her rash decision. And when the house's dark history comes back with a vengeance, Kaine is forced to face the terrifying realization she has nowhere left to hide. A century earlier, the house on Foster Hill holds nothing but painful memories for Ivy Thorpe. When an unidentified woman is found dead on the property, Ivy is compelled to discover her identity. Ivy's search leads her into dangerous waters and, even as she works together with a man from her past, can she unravel the mystery before any other lives--including her own--are lost?
A Reader on Film & Television Melodrama
Author: Marcia Landy
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
Category: Performing Arts
Marcia Landy has gathered thirty-seven important essays on film and melodrama that have appeared in books and journals over the last two decades. In her introduction to the book, Landy explores the recent interest in the genre in relation to theoretical work in psychoanalysis and semiotics, setting the stage for the essays that follow. The book's seven sections examine the history of melodrama, its emphasis on emotional excess, its manicheanism, and its dependence on non-verbal strategies to communicate. Essays focus on the family melodramas of the 1950s, the role of Hollywood directors and stars in the development of the genre, and melodrama in the silent films and on television. The book concludes with an exploration of the use of melodrama in European and Latin American cinema, both silent and sound. Imitations of Life thus provides a variety of perspectives-chronological, theoretical, and international-on the genre while investigating its cultural, social, and political significance.
Author: Low Kay Hwa
Publisher: Goody Books
Two bestselling novels by Low Kay Hwa at a promotional price (print books originally at SGD$34.80 or RM87.00)! Promotion valid only until 29 Febrauary 2016, or after 10,000 bundles have been sold. A Singapore Love Story I Believe You Note: In A Singapore Love Story, just like the physical copy, the novel starts with Chapter -5 followed by Chapter 1. Full Money-back Guarantee Your satisfaction is our priority. Don't like the story after purchasing it? Simply refund it from Google Play Book with a click (if purchase is made within seven days), or email us. No questions asked.
50 Jahre Opel GT
Author: Jens Cooper,Harald Hamprecht
Author: Mark Holcomb
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Features the rock and roll band the Beach Boys, discussing how the group got together, the California surfing style music, and what the members are doing now.
Author: Robert Alter,Frank Kermode
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Category: Literary Criticism
Offers guidance for reading and studying each book of the Old and New Testament.
Author: Derek Landy
Publisher: Loewe Verlag
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Sie ist cool, sexy und schlagfertig. Und sie war Walküre Unruhs beste Freundin. Aber in Band 5 der Reihe um den zaubernden Skelett-Detektiv Skulduggery Pleasant hat sie die Seiten gewechselt und seither fragen Fans weltweit: Was macht eigentlich Tanith Low? Selbstverständlich weiß Kult-Autor Derek Landy eine Antwort darauf. Denn Tanith ist natürlich nicht einfach verschwunden: Sie hat eine Gruppe verwegener Halunken um sich geschart, mit deren Hilfe sie die vier Göttermörder entwenden will. Die einzigen Waffen auf der Welt, die einer so mächtigen Zauberin wie Darquise schaden könnten!
Author: George M. Schwab
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
The Song of Songs is a collection of love poems written to explore and celebrate human love. Within the positive endorsement of human sexuality and affection lies a secondary, but important, element of sapiential instruction - the conception of love as dangerous, powerful, threatening to marriage, and potentially harmful to the individual lover. This reading of the Song is set in the context of the Old Testament, Jewish traditional writings, and the New Testament. It is discovered that this understanding of love is constant throughout this literature, and especially characteristic of wisdom texts. Love, while joyously celebrated, is also a dangerous threat to human life, a power that must be respected.
Grotesque Bodies and the Song of Songs
Author: Fiona Black
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
The lovers' expressions of mutual affection and desire in the Song of Songs include intimate and detailed poetic descriptions of the body. These are challenging to interpret because the imagery used is cryptic, drawing on seemingly incongruous aspects of nature, architecture and war. Biblical scholarship frequently expresses some discomfort or embarrassment over this language, yet largely maintains the view that it should be interpreted positively as a complimentary and loving description of the body. If read without this hermeneutic, however, the imagery appears to construct nonsensical and ridiculous pictures of the human form, which raise interesting questions, and pose definite challenges, for the Song's readers. Fiona Black addresses the problematic nature of the Song's body imagery by using the artistic and literary construct of the grotesque body as a heuristic. The resulting reading investigates some issues for the Song that are often left to the margins, namely, the Song's presentation of desire, its politics of gender, and the affect of the text. The book concludes with the identification of some implications of this reading, including the creation of a new framework in which to understand the relevance of the Song's imagery for its presentation of love. This is volume 12 in the Gender, Culture, Theory subseries and volume 392 in the Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement series.
The Life of a Bridge Journalist
Author: Mark Horton,Brian Senior
Publisher: Master Point Press
Category: Games & Activities
Brian Senior and Mark Horton are experienced international players, and also two of the world's top bridge journalists. In one or the other capacity they have attended every World Championship and major international tournament in the last twenty years, and in this book they share their unique knowledge and experience, as well as the stories only they can tell. The reader will share the excitement of the key hands and plays that made the difference between winning and losing -- the successes and the disasters. In addition, the authors afford us a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a bridge journalist, as we see them following the top players around the world in search of stories and adventure. Do they do it for love or money -- or is it something else? Read the book and find out! The illustrations draw on the authors' personal collection of candid photographs.
Author: Whitney Lyles
In the latest from the author of Always the Bridesmaid, Cate and Ethan are happily married at last-but it looks like the honeymoon is over. Cate Padgett is no longer a permanent bridesmaid. Having found a love of her own with Ethan, she's enjoying newlywed bliss. Life is so much calmer now that the wedding mayhem has subsided. Just one problem: as the last of their friends to marry, Cate and Ethan are now the only ones who don't have a kid, aren't expecting a kid, and aren't even trying. There's not even a bump on the horizon. They were just cozying up to being a twosome, and now there's pressure to make it three. Those carefree bridesmaid days are starting to look good.
Author: Derek Landy
Publisher: Loewe Verlag
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Die Kultserie geht weiter! Denn eine Kleinigkeit wie das große Finale seiner Reihe um den zaubernden Skelett-Detektiv konnte Bestsellerautor Derek Landy nicht aufhalten, sich weitere Geschichten über Skulduggery Pleasant und Walküre Unruh auszudenken. Alle Neueinsteiger können problemlos auch mit diesem Band starten! Omen Darkly ist nur ein mittelmäßiger Schüler an der Corrival-Akademie in Roarhaven. Anders als sein Zwillingsbruder Auger, der Auserwählte, der schon fast genauso viele spannende Abenteuer erlebt hat wie einst die Toten Männer. Dennoch ist es Omen, der von Skulduggery Pleasant einen Auftrag erhält. Einer seiner Lehrer hat einen Geheimbund gegründet. Und da soll Omen sich mal umhören. Nur kurz! Und ganz unauffällig, versteht sich. Und anschließend soll er schön brav weiter zu Schule gehen. Na, wenn Skulduggery seinen neuen Schüler da mal nicht unterschätzt hat!
God Wants to Speak to You
Author: Landy Pérez-Feliciano
Publisher: WestBow Press
God has designed a perfect plan and a specific purpose for each person who has decided to believe in His word. This book will inspire and allow you to dream and believe in the promises that God has declared. If you’ve been waiting for an answer from God and still haven’t heard anything, lower the volume of the noise surrounding you! He is trying to whisper the answer to your problem. Listen, because the solution might be in the gentle whisper. A Moment of Silence will help you discover your purpose in God and will help you define your position in Him. Its content is light in the midst of darkness and a peace that calms the storm. God speaks in the midst of silence; we simply need to listen. A Moment of Silence will provide you with the direction and clarity you need. Don’t miss God’s blessing in your life for not distinguishing His voice. His voice will give your life direction and guidance to the destiny He has prepared for you. In the midst of your circumstances, the Lord says, “I have a solution. I have a purpose for your life, and I want to reveal it to you as you stay still. Give Me a moment of silence. Are you willing to be silent and listen to Me?” “If we desire to hear God, seeking his presence should be a priority in our lives. But how difficult this can be at times. I think that one of the greatest challenges we face as believers is to keep our relationship with the Lord as number one in our agenda. For this reason, I am glad to see that God continues to raise willing people, such as Landy, to share on this very important matter. I invite you to open your heart and get ready to hear what the Holy Spirit wants to speak to you through this book.” Lilly Goodman Psalmist and author of La realidad de un sueño [The Reality of a Dream]