This down-to-earth guide cuts through wine snobbery and tells you what's in, what's out, and what's new in wine. This update of the best-selling For Dummies classic covers everything from established and emerging wine regions to pairing wine with food to collecting wine. Here's to fun, relaxed wine exploration and enjoyment!
"Most of the book is missing in the audio version"
Meet Maggie, Eva, and Lisa, founders of The Scarlet Letter Society. Named as such due to their various infidelities, both physical and emotional, the SLS is their refusal to be shamed like Hester Prynne in Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic tale of forbidden longing. Maggie is twice divorced and juggling three lovers - one of whom is her first ex-husband. Eva is trapped in a loveless marriage and has turned to her young intern and a seductive French chef for satisfaction.
"Funny, sexy, and so entertaining!"
The Group follows eight graduates from exclusive Vassar College as they find love and heartbreak, and choose careers and husbands against the backdrop of 1930s New York.
These six brilliantly written episodes, brought together in Mary McCarthy's first novel, create a fascinating portrait of a 1930s New York social circle. Based loosely on the author's own life, the book follows a young bohemian woman, Margaret Sargent, through her experiences and lost loves in a time of coming war. Its bold insight, sly wit and virtuoso style won Mary McCarthy immediate recognition as one of the most accomplished, versatile and penetrating writers in America.
GRUPPEN handler om otte unge kvinders liv i 1930'ernes USA. Efter studietiden på Vassar College mødes "gruppen" i New York i anledning af en af kvindernes bryllup, og syv år senere samles den igen til samme kvindes begravelse. Kvinderne er fulde af gåpåmod, de vil leve et uafhaengigt liv og realisere sig selv på deres egne praemisser.