Comtesse Valtesse de la Bigne was painted by Édouard Manet and inspired Émile Zola, who immortalized her in his scandalous novel Nana. Her rumored affairs with Napoleon III and the future King Edward VII kept gossip columns full. But her glamorous existence hid a dark secret: She was no comtesse. She was born into abject poverty, raised on a squalid backstreet among the dregs of Parisian society. Yet she transformed herself into an enchantress.
"Could Have Been Better, No Drama in the Narration"
This unique audiobook on psychic development offers fast and easy techniques that can be used every day to solve problems, psychically shield yourself from harm, contact your spirit guide, attain superior listening skills, boost your reading comprehension, and even reserve that perfect parking space in advance. Awaken and develop your innate psychic abilities, and ultimately create the kind of life you have always dreamed of.
"James C. Lewis is a pleasure to listen to..."
Hugh Hewitt interviewed candidate Trump 15 times on his nationally syndicated show during the 2016 campaign and participated as a panelist in four primary debates. What he learned from those news-making moments, along with his service for two Republican presidents and his intimate knowledge of Washington, puts him in a perfect position to spell out how Trump and a unified GOP can transform the country and earn a lasting place in history.
"A book I need to read again The Plan"
A collection of stories, fables, folk songs, philosophical meditations, and outright lies based on the Ferengi Rules of Acquisition. Read by Armin Shimerman, Quark on DSN.
"I love ferengi's"
Within five years, a shocking 70 percent of college graduates are unhappy with their jobs. Don't become a statistic. Andrew Hewitt and Luc d'Abadie have found that passion leads to career success, and that the key is to find that passion early and start right. In this exclusive audio course, they will show you how to uncover your passion and follow it to career success.
When Ben Hewitt met Erik Gillard, he was amazed. Here was a real-life rebel living happily and comfortably in small-town Vermont on less than $10,000 per year. Gillard's no bum. He has a job, a girlfriend, good friends, and strong ties to the community. But how he lives his life - and why - launches Hewitt on a quest to understand the true role of money and mindless consumerism in our lives. By meeting and befriending people like Erik Gillard, Hewitt realized that their happiness was real. What was he - and the rest of a deeply unhappy population - missing?
"Decent content. Boring reader. "
Influence is not accidental. It is earned. In, But Not Of charts the course to acquiring influence over the life of a career, while remaining committed to the commands and example of Christ. Broadcast journalist and law professor Hugh Hewitt not only challenges us to become more engaged in steering the course of history through politics, law, finance, and entertainment, but he also maps out simple, effective strategies that will enable us to bring our visions of influence to pass.
"The gates of hell are falling...and here's why!"
It's July 1940, and 11-year-old Lydia has just run away from life as a child evacuee in Wales. She arrives in her English village, gas mask in tow, only to find it abandoned. Her family's house is shuttered and empty, the windows covered by black-out blinds - but Lydia settles in, determined to wait there until they return.
When Lucy Bagshaw's life in Boston falls apart thanks to a scathing editorial written by her famous artist mother, she accepts her half-sister Juliet's invitation to stay with her in Hartley-by-the-Sea, a charming seaside village in Northern England. Lucy is expecting quaint cottages and cream teas but instead finds that her sister is an aloof host; the weather is wet, windy, and cold; and her new boss, Alex Kincaid, is a disapproving widower who hired her only as a favor to Juliet.
Over the past several years, Hardwick, Vermont, a typical hardscrabble farming community of three thousand residents, has jump-started its economy and redefined its self-image through a local, self-sustaining food system unlike anything else in America.
"Trepidation turned to intruige"
An affectionate memoir by artist Robert Hewitt about what it was like to be a boy in America in the 1950s, in a world where even indulged only children were expected to amuse themselves with little assistance from adults, where a boy and his best friend - another science nut - went alley-scavenging for project parts, where the family sunroom was filled with model trains, the refrigerator with chocolate milk, and a fellow's suitcase with firecrackers.
In Your New Money Mindset, Jim and Brad guide you through a Money Mindset Assessment, which will pinpoint what attitudes about money you should work on developing in order to achieve financial freedom. The goal is to cultivate a surplus mind-set that allows you to enjoy what you have and be openhearted toward others. Discover today how to create a healthy relationship with money.
After her father left, Rachel had to dedicate her life to managing her household: her two younger sisters, her disabled mother, and her three-year-old nephew. When Rachel's not struggling to look after all of them, she makes her living cleaning the houses of wealthy families - including the Wests, where a surprise now awaits her....
Successful football players combine vision, passion, focus, and consistent discipline to achieve championship success. The same habits equal success in personal and professional life. In this exclusive Trump University audio course, acclaimed personal and professional coach Les Hewitt draws inspiration from football greats to show how you can reach your biggest goals.
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.
For any woman who has ever bought a self-help book and wondered why she bothered. (P.S. Now that I know he's just not that into me, where do I go from there? Yeah, thanks for that advice.) Jennifer Love Hewitt is a self-proclaimed "love-aholic" and hopeless romantic (her middle name is Love, after all!). She has been lucky and unlucky in love, and lived to tell about it---and she's done it all in the spotlight. Much has been written about her love life---some true, most made up to sell magazines.
"cute, cute, cute"
Do you want be able to concentrate better? Do you struggle with a lack of focus, and procrastination starts to settle in? What if I told you that you could increase your focus and concentration by 100 percent? Inside, we give the best techniques used by some of the most efficient people in the world that allow them to stay focused on multiple tasks. After listening to this audiobook, you'll have the tools that'll help you laser in and improve your learning altogether.
"Good middle, poor srat and finish."
In Making Supper Safe, Ben Hewitt exposes the vulnerabilities inherent to the US food industry, where the majority of our processing facilities are inspected only once every seven years. It turns out that in our increasingly complicated food system, pathogenic bacteria are everywhere. Food recalls have become so ubiquitous we hardly even notice them.
"Food service person, not bored at all!!!"
Billy Smith is having a rough first day of high school. The new kid at exclusive Francis Drake Prep, Billy embarrasses himself in front of fiery, beautiful Lexi Aquino. He makes an instant enemy in Kurt Novac, the school's surly star quarterback. Then suddenly Billy, Lexi, and Kurt are mysteriously transported to an underworld teeming with goblins, strange animal hybrids, and powerful magic; the fact that they're stuck there is probably Billy's fault, too.
This is a dramatic and little-known story of the First World War, when the actions of a few men shaped the fate of nations. By 1914, Germany had ships and sailors scattered across the globe, protecting its overseas colonies and “showing the flag” of its new Imperial Navy. After war broke out on August 4 there was no hope that they could reach home. Instead, they were ordered to attack Britain’s vital trade routes for as long as possible.