The seven years between the birth of Etgar Keret's son and the death of his father were good years, though still full of reasons to worry. Lev is born in the midst of a terrorist attack. Etgar's father gets cancer. The threat of constant war looms over their home and permeates daily life.
Max Skinner is not exactly setting the London financial world on fire, and when his supervisor steals his biggest client, it's definitely time to inspect the vineyard in Provence that his recently departed uncle left him. Heartily and happily distracted upon his arrival by the landscape, the weather, and the food, not to mention the gorgeous notaire handling the estate and the stunning owner of the local bistro, Max almost forgets about his inherited property.
"A classic Mayle tale...but go unabridged"
Ten years ago, seven-year-old Samantha and her next door neighbor Remy watched helplessly as Sam's little sister was kidnapped. Later, Remy and Sam identified the man and he was sent to prison.
How did Circuit City go from a Mom and Pop store with a mere $13,000 investment, to the best performing Fortune 500 Company for any 15-year period between 1965 and 1995, to bankruptcy and liquidation in 2009? What must leaders do not only to take a business from good to great, but to avoid plummeting from great to gone in a constantly evolving marketplace?
"Lessons in life to be learn"
"The Lord is my shepherd." Thus begins the most beloved of all Psalms - and thus begins a thousand-year journey through the Bible. Prophets, apostles, and Jesus himself took up this image from David, reshaping it, developing it, and applying it to their own situations and needs.
After five hectic years of retirement from Lord's Chapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife, Cynthia, from a so-called pleasure trip to the land of his Irish ancestors. While glad to be at home in Mitford, something is definitely missing: a pulpit. But when he's offered one, he decides he doesn't want it. Maybe he's lost his passion. His adopted son, Dooley, wrestles with his own passion - for the beautiful and gifted Lace Turner, and his vision to become a successful country vet.
"Mitford Changes With The Times"
What if the year we have long commemorated as America’s defining moment was in fact misleading? What if the real events that signaled the historic shift from colony to country took place earlier, and that the true story of our nation’s emergence reveals a more complicated - and divisive - birth process? In this major new work, iconoclastic historian and political chronicler Kevin Phillips upends the conventional reading of the American Revolution by puncturing the myth that 1776 was the struggle’s watershed year. Mythology and omission have elevated 1776, but the most important year, rarely recognized, was 1775.
"An audio trip through history"
Susan Spencer-Wendel's Until I Say Good-Bye: My Year of Living with Joy is a moving and inspirational memoir by a woman who makes the most of her final days after discovering she has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). After Spencer-Wendel, a celebrated journalist at the Palm Beach Post, learns of her diagnosis of ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, she embarks on several adventures, traveling to several countries and sharing special experiences with loved ones.
"Until I Say Good-Bye is a paradox for me."
Max Skinner is a man at the heart of London's financial universe until his employers embark on a little asset-stripping of their own. Himself. Amid the grey London drizzle, there is one potential ray of sunshine: Max's Uncle Harry has left him his estate in his will, an eighteenth-century chateau and vineyard an hour's drive from Avignon.
"Escapism for a Francophile"
Who would you be if you felt at peace and had more time and money? An organized life enables you to have more freedom, less aggravation, better health, and to get more done. For nearly 20 years, Regina Leeds - named Best Organizer by Los Angeles magazine - has helped even the messiest turn their lives around. Anyone can get organized-she'll prove it to you!
"Been listening for over an hour and...."
Kazhdyj chelovek v nachale svoego zhiznennogo puti mechtaet stat' uspeshnym, bogatym, schastlivym, najti ljubov' svoej zhizni. No prohodjat gody, i zhizn' skladyvaetsja sovershenno ne tak, kak ob jetom mechtalos' v junosti. U mnogih opuskajutsja ruki, oni reshajut, chto v jetoj zhizni ot nih malo uzhe chto zavisit, sud'bu ne peredelaesh'. No esli vy reshili, chto tak bol'she prodolzhat'sja ne mozhet, vy rozhdeny dlja schastlivoj zhizni, to jeta kniga dlja vas.
Is your 10 to 15 year old still wetting the bed? Don’t despair! There are many possible reasons so first check out with your medical practitioner that there is no underlying medical cause. If there is not, this gentle, relaxing self-help Download could be your answer, as it has been for so many others! The child receives a BOOST TO CONFIDENCE AND SELF ESTEEM and powerful suggestions to TAKE CONTROL even when asleep!
Peter Mayle once again returns to the beautiful but complicated world of Provence, to find that the highly competitive boutique wine trade has hidden depths that cannot be hidden by the sunny grape arbors above the ground. Mayle's usual fish-out-of-water British protagonist comes to inspect a Provencal vineyard left to him by his newly-dead uncle.
"Five stars aren't enough"
Not many people were allowed inside Frank Sinatra's inner circle. But Tony Consiglio was a boyhood friend of Sinatra's who remained his friend and confidant for over 60 years. One reason Sinatra valued Tony's friendship is that he could be trusted: Sinatra nicknamed him 'The Clam' because Tony never spoke to reporters or biographers about the singer.
Walter Lord, who combines a love of great events with a passion for the people who lived through them, brings to life the big moments of this era he calls The Good Years: 1900-1914. You can learn more about this special time in history with a course from The Teaching Company on The History of the United States: The Compromise of 1877 Through the 1920s.
"Enjoyable Book Spoiled by Poor Editing and Reading"
In June 2011, Susan Spencer-Wendel learned she had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Lou Gehrig's disease, an irreversible condition that systematically destroys the nerves that power the muscles. While Susan cannot stop the rapid decline of her body and her inevitable death, she refuses to give up on life. A woman of immense strength and indomitable spirit, the forty-five-year-old mother of three has made every day count. After her diagnosis, Susan began taking special trips
Happily Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions is a collection of seven clinically proven guided visualisations, delivering you the tools to help with all the common habits people struggle with quitting, especially around the new year. This particular collection is built around the "Stop Procrastinating" session, with the supporting sessions delivering you powerful motivation. Happily stop smoking, lose weight, and drink less alcohol (believe it!) all with the ability to deeply relax, easily.