The Toronto World, Book of English Proverbs:Including All the Proverbs to Be Used in the Toronto World´s Proverb Contest (Classic Reprint) Toronto World
The Book of English Verse (World Digital Library Edition): Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
Hand-Book of World-English (Classic Reprint): Alexander Melville Bell
The final audiobook in the Claybourne Trilogy. Spanning the years 1925-1945, Lily Claybourne, the Countess of Gloucester, forges her path in the post-World War I era. Despite difficulties with her marriage, her dreams remain intact, and she strives to make them a reality. She enters into a tumultuous time in her life, filled with great achievement and heartbreaking loss. Through it all, Lily continues to grow and refuses to let misfortune block her way. This is the engaging finale to the much-loved trilogy, which began in 1914, at the beginning of the Great War. Lily moves through the 1930s and ´40s with renewed purpose and strength. In the end, the listener learns what becomes of each character, with whom they have become intimately acquainted, in this engrossing chronicle of a British family´s life in the first half of the 20th century. About the author: Mary Christian Payne is an accomplished businesswoman who has held high-ranking management positions with Fortune 500 companies in New York, New York; St. Louis, Missouri; Orlando, Florida; and Tulsa, Oklahoma. She is a recipient of the Mayor´s Pinnacle Award in Tulsa, which she received for directing a highly successful program at the Women´s Resource Center at the University of Tulsa. All of these positions involved significant amounts of writing. She has also acted as a speech writer for high-profile political figures and for executives of major corporations. Mary Christian is now a retired career psychologist. She was the founder and president of Transitions Counseling Center, in partnership with her father, the retired CEO of a four billion dollar retail organization. She has taught seminars throughout Oklahoma. Mary Christian is a world traveler and has spent extensive time in England, thus creating an excellent foundation for writing novels set in Great Britain. The era of World War II has always held tremendous appeal for her. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lesley Parkin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/036165/bk_acx0_036165_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
New Headway: Advanced (C1). Student´s Book & iTutor Pack: The world´s most trusted English course (New Headway Fourth Edition)Untertitel: The world´s most trusted English courseEinbandart: TaschenbuchISBN-13: 9780194713535Verlag: Oxford University ELT
Patrick Healy, a teacher, traveled around the world, talked with people in different places, and collected around 500 myths, legends, and folktales and their several alternative versions. His opinion and comments (directly or indirectly) are inevitable. This is the sixth volume of his work, 61 Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Books 1 and 2, in his words. He retold the stories with his opinion and approach to them. Patrick is an Australian writer who has an abiding interest in the folklore of different cultures. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong for over 25 years as a high school teacher. Patrick has traveled extensively throughout Asia and speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin fluently. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Denise Kahn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/113559/bk_acx0_113559_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
(Smithsonian Folkways) 83 Tracks - 4 CDs im Hardcover Buch, LP Format, Deluxe Ausgabe - Von Parties über Proteste hin zu Gebeten ist Musik ein mächtiger Katalysator für Feiern, für den Wandel und den Sinn für Gemeinschaft. Durch das gemeinsame Musizieren wachsen wir über uns hinaus und werden größer. Egal ob man mit der Familie oder Freunden oder mit tausenden Unbekannten in einer Arena singt, verändert Musik Leben, nimmt Menschen ein und verbindet lokale und globale Gemeinschaften. Social Power of Music zeigt die lebendigen, leidenschaftlichen und vielfältigen Wege auf, mit denen Musik verbindet, animiert, Denkmäler setzt und Gruppen von Menschen bewegt. Das 124-seitige illustrierte Buch mit mehr als 80 Tracks auf 4 CDs lädt den Hörer ein, in musikalische Gewohnheiten, Episoden und Bewegungen in den USA und darüber hinaus einzutauchen. Diese Songs über Kämpfe, Hingebung, Feiern und Migration erinnern daran, dass Musik das Potential hat, die Welt zu verändern!
From the people who bought you The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared another quirky, thought-provoking, Swedish comic novel with attitude.Titus Jensen is waiting for his big break, but he’s middle aged, has a fondness for alcohol, and no one takes him seriously.He makes ends meet by giving public readings from obscure books at festivals. He can’t help thinking there has to be more to life for an author of his quality…Eddie X is cool, hip, a hit with the ladies, and loves being the centre of attention. A radical poet and regular on the festival circuit, he can’t help thinking there has to be more to life for a talented, good-looking man like himself…One night the unlikely pair get drunk and hatch a plan. To get worldwide recognition they should write the best book in the world – a book so amazing that it will end up on all the bestseller lists in every category: thriller, self-help, cookery, business, dieting…But there is only room for one such amazing book; Titus and Eddie X are not willing to share the limelight, so who will win the race?Steven Pacey has read over 100 audiobooks, ranging from Joe Abercombie, Susan Hill, Martin Amis and James Herbert to C. S. Lewis and Julia Donaldson. He brings his acclaimed versatility to an unforgettable cast of characters in this sharp satire on the world of writing and publishing. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steven Pacey. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/stra/000005/bk_stra_000005_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.