Télécharger le livre :  Jacob Isaac Segal

Translated by Vivian Felsen Finalist, 2018 Governor General’s Literary Awards (GGBooks), Translation category Born in the Ukraine in 1896, and settling in Montreal in 1910, Segal became one of the first Yiddish writers in Canada. His poetry, infused with lyricism and...
Editeur : University of Ottawa Press
Parution : 2017-10-03

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Télécharger le livre :  Jacob Isaac Segal

Born in the Ukraine in 1896, and settling in Montreal in 1910, Segal became one of the first Yiddish writers in Canada. His poetry, infused with lyricism and mysticism, along with the numerous essays and articles he penned, embodied both a rich literary tradition and...
Editeur : Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa
Parution : 2017-10-03

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Télécharger le livre :  The Home That Was Our Country

Alia Malek weaves a lyrical narrative around the history of her family's apartment building in the heart of Damascus, the many lives that crossed in the stairwell, and how the fates of her neighbors reflect the fate of her country.At the Arab Spring's hopeful start,...
Editeur : Bold Type Books
Parution : 2017-02-28

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Télécharger le livre :  Estuary

LONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2017An immersive, intimate journey into the world of the Thames Estuary and the people who spend their lives thereThe Thames Estuary is one of the world's great deltas, providing passage in and out of London for millennia. It is...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2016-09-22

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Télécharger le livre :  The Mother God Made Me to Be

My journey from newlywed, to mother of two, to single mom - trying to heal - and become the mother God made me to beKaren lived an adventurous single life but longed for a family of her own. After years of maintaining her vow of purity and waiting for a man who shared...
Editeur : FaithWords
Parution : 2016-03-22

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Télécharger le livre :  John Aubrey

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARDThis is the autobiography that John Aubrey never wrote.You may not know his name. Aubrey was a modest man, a gentleman-scholar who cared far more for the preservation of history than for his own legacy. But he was a...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2015-03-12

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Télécharger le livre :  Kinds of Winter

After a fifteen-year career as a sled dog racer, musher Dave Olesen turned his focus away from competition and set out to fulfill a lifelong dream. Over the course of four successive winters he steered his dogs and sled on long trips away from his remote Northwest...
Editeur : Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Parution : 2014-12-05
Collection : Life Writing
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Télécharger le livre :  In the Unlikeliest of Places

Annette Libeskind Berkovits thought her attempt to have her father record his life's story failed. But in 2004, three years after her father's death, she was going through his things and found a box of tapes—several years' worth—with his spectacular life, triumphs, and...
Editeur : Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Parution : 2014-09-15
Collection : Life Writing
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Télécharger le livre :  A Long Way Home

Aged five, Saroo Brierley was separated from his older brother and ended up alone on the streets of Calcutta. After weeks surviving alone, he was taken into an orphanage and later adopted by an Australian couple.Although happy with his new family, Saroo couldn't help...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2014-09-11

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  City of Lies

'Timely and beautifully written' SUNDAY TIMES'Phenomenal... Pacy and informative. City of Lies is an extraordinary insight into a country barely known - an often feared - by the West' VOGUE'Gripping ... utterly compelling' DAILY MAILLying in Tehran is about survival....
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2014-05-08

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Télécharger le livre :  The Bargain from the Bazaar

Awais Reza is a shopkeeper in Lahore's Anarkali Bazaar -- the largest open market in South Asia -- whose labyrinthine streets teem with shoppers, rickshaws, and cacophonous music. But Anarkali's exuberant hubbub cannot conceal the fact that Pakistan is a country at the...
Editeur : PublicAffairs
Parution : 2014-03-11

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Télécharger le livre :  For the Benefit of Those Who See

In the tradition of Oliver Sacks's The Island of the Colorblind, Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without Borders, the first school for the blind in Tibet, and of Sabriye Tenberken, the remarkable blind woman who founded the school. Fascinated and impressed...
Editeur : Little, Brown and Company
Parution : 2014-01-14

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Télécharger le livre :  The Moonlight Stallion

This book of bush tales vividly evokes an era now gone, when people struggled in isolation to tame the land and when camaraderie and mateship were everything.Young Brian Taylor was a ringer on Queensland cattle stations some fifty-five years ago. He worked on huge...
Editeur : Hachette Australia
Parution : 2012-10-01

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Télécharger le livre :  The Man from Coolibah

In the tradition of Mailman of the Birdsville Track, The Man from Coolibah details the life of outback cattle property owner, helicopter muster operator and knockabout bloke Milton Jones.The youngest in a family of five, Milton Jones grew up on large properties in the...
Editeur : Hachette Australia
Parution : 2012-09-25

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Télécharger le livre :  They Also Serve

During more than thirty years in a variety of houses, Bob Sharpe managed to rise from garden boy to valet and butler.As a boy he had to kill pheasant chicks, boil rabbits for the estate dogs, carry the wood up and down stairs every day for thirty fires and sleep on the...
Editeur : Coronet
Parution : 2012-08-30

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Télécharger le livre :  The Cook's Tale

Nancy Jackman was born in 1907 in a remote Norfolk village. Her father was a ploughman, her mother a former servant who struggled to make ends meet in a cottage so small that access to the single upstairs room was via a ladder. The pace of life in that long-vanished...
Editeur : Coronet
Parution : 2012-04-12

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Télécharger le livre :  Gypsy Princess

A true blooded Gypsy, Violet Cannon grew up the Romany way. Life was tough at times, living in a cramped one-roomed trailer, but, unbound by strict routines, Violet spent her days learning to keep home, playing and roaming the fields with a sense of freedom long lost to...
Editeur : Headline
Parution : 2011-09-01

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Télécharger le livre :  A Man from Another Land

In this inspirational memoir, Grey's Anatomy actor Isaiah Washington explains how filling in the gaps of his past led him to discover a new passion: helping those less fortunate. DNA testing revealed that Washington was descended from the Mende people, who today live in...
Editeur : Center Street
Parution : 2011-04-27

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Télécharger le livre :  Huey

Huey P. Newton remains one of the most misunderstood political figures of the twentieth century. As cofounder and leader of the Black Panther Party for more than twenty years, Newton (1942-1989) was at the forefront of the radical political activism of the 1960s and...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2009-04-27

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Dream Boogie

One of the most influential singers and songwriters of all time, Sam Cooke was among the first to blend gospel music and secular themes--the early foundation of soul music. He was the opposite of Elvis: a black performer who appealed to white audiences, who wrote his...
Editeur : Back Bay Books
Parution : 2008-12-14

Format(s) : ePub
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