Download Lettera a Dina (Italian Edition) by Grazia Verasani PDF

By Grazia Verasani

È una mattina del 1973 e nella classe 2a H entra according to l. a. prima volta Dina. Ha dodici anni, indossa abiti costosi, è bionda e sovrappeso. Si volta verso l. a. sua nuova compagna di banco e le cube: «Io sono fascista». L'altra le risponde: «Io sono comunista». È un colpo di fulmine. Tra le due nasce un'amicizia travolgente, fatta di sotterfugi, giuramenti, chiacchiere, litigi, riconciliazioni appassionate. Due mondi diversi, due famiglie di estrazione opposta, una di matrice operaia, l'altra, quella di Dina, decisamente borghese, che le due ragazzine mescolano e alternano in una Bologna animata dalle best lotte studentesche. Trentasette anni dopo, mentre parcheggia l'auto, l. a. protagonista di questa storia sente alla radio los angeles canzone che lei e Dina ascoltavano fino allo sfinimento su un giradischi. E di colpo, vivissima, Dina è di nuovo lì. Dove si è persa l'adolescente ribelle sempre in lotta con una madre fredda e seducente? Qual è stato il momento esatto in cui qualcosa si è spezzato? E perché quella tentazione irrefrenabile di camminare a occhi chiusi sul bordo di un precipizio?

Lettera a Dina è il racconto toccante di un'amicizia assoluta e dei segni che ha lasciato; una riflessione sui sogni e gli ideali della giovinezza attraverso un paesaggio esistenziale che tocca un decennio importante della storia italiana, in una sovrapposizione tra passato e presente il cui raccordo emotivo – e provvidenziale – è l. a. musica.

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Download Christmas Tree Row by T.F. Scott PDF

By T.F. Scott

As a baby, T.F. Scott performed round a protracted row of bushes that have been approximately seven toes tall and ran alongside each side of a course. One specific Christmas Eve, jogging via this region, he imagined those bushes have been attractive Christmas bushes that have been adorned with lighting fixtures of all shades, blinking and shining brightly. approximately that very same time, heavy snow began to fall, strange in the course of that point of 12 months in east Tennessee, which merely greater the total impression of that targeted night.

For Christmas Tree Row, T.F. Scott got here up with Atkins urban, that's greatly like his personal place of birth of Athens. The characters during this booklet are fictitious apart from Nathan, who used to be encouraged by way of Scott’s personal son, a goodhearted younger guy who loves Christmas.

Christmas Tree Row used to be written for everybody of every age, at a time while our economic climate, our hatred for race, our non secular persecution has placed us at odds with each other. throughout the nice melancholy, while humans all over the place our state have been feeling the tension, hopelessness, and worry—just approximately every thing that's taking place today—they may perhaps locate peace, energy, and luxury via relations, wish, and prayer.

And what a greater time of yr than Christmas? for plenty of, it’s an afternoon of merriment and giving of thank you, marked via gatherings with family and friends, shared foodstuff, and the alternate of presents. Christmas Tree Row is a bit varied, obvious during the eyes of a twelve-year-old boy, Nathan Davis.

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Download Siblings and Other Disappointments by Kait Heacock PDF

By Kait Heacock

Kait Heacock delves into the vulnerability of relationships and many of the methods households struggle, forgive, or crumble. Her debut selection of twelve brief tales follows a long-haul truck motive force, a mom awaiting the rapture, newlyweds on a visit to the mountains, a father who competes in food-eating competitions, and an array of different characters scattered all through important Washington, all the way down to Nevada, and as much as Alaska. each one tale explores subject matters of loneliness and isolation and the way these exist either except our households and inside of them. Siblings and different Disappointments unpacks the myriad meanings of the be aware relatives and the ways that the bonds of these devices are cast, dissolved, or just maintained.

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Download Im Sommer wieder Fahrrad: Roman (German Edition) by Lea Streisand PDF

By Lea Streisand

Wo die strahlende Lea ist, da ist das Leben – bis sie plötzlich, mit gerade dreißig, schwer erkrankt. Während ihre Freunde Weltreisen planen, aufregende Jobs antreten, heiraten, Kinder kriegen, kreisen ihre eigenen Gedanken um Krankheit und Tod. Als sie speedy die Hoffnung verliert, muss Lea an ihre Großmutter Ellis denken. Ellis Heiden warfare Schauspielerin und Lebenskünstlerin, „eine Frau wie ein Gewürzregal“, lustig, temperamentvoll und furchtlos. In den 1940er Jahren etwa schummelte sie ihren Bräutigam, einen „Halbjuden“, in einer abenteuerlichen Aktion nach Berlin und rettete ihm damit das Leben. Auch die Nachkriegswirren, Mauerfall und Wendezeit meisterte sie mit einer umwerfend unkonventionellen Haltung zum Leben. Die Erinnerung an diese besondere Frau stärkt Lea in einer schweren Zeit den Rücken. Mit leichter Feder, Herz und Humor erzählt Lea Streisand die Geschichte zweier unverwechselbarer, starker Frauen.

„Schwierig, dieses Buch zu lesen und sich nicht in diese Frau zu verlieben, für ihre knallharte Herzlichkeit und all den schönen Trotz. Welche Frau, fragen Sie, die Erzählerin oder die Großmutter, über die sie schreibt? Gute Frage. Beide.“ Margarete Stokowski

„Sehr nah und unerschrocken blättert Lea Streisand ihre Hauptfiguren auf. Während guy mit ihnen wächst, wachsen sie einem ans Herz. Große Themen wie Krieg und Krebs, Theater und das Schreiben: alles handelt letztendlich von der Liebe.“ Kirsten Fuchs

"Locker und lässig wirbelt Lea Streisand die Geschichte der Autorin als beinahe Sterbender und ihrer Großmutter als beinahe Unsterblicher zu einem Teppich zusammen, auf dem wir Leser fliegen können." Jakob Hein

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Download Drei Stühle: Köstliche kretische Geschichten (Edition Pure) by Sigrid Wohlgemuth PDF

By Sigrid Wohlgemuth

Wer kennt sie nicht, die blauen Stühle, die auf Kreta vor jeder Taverne stehen? Wenn sie sprechen könnten, wüssten sie gewiss viel zu berichten, zum Beispiel vom schlichten, aber genussvollen Leben auf der griechischen Mittelmeerinsel. Vielleicht auch von Doris! Sie liebt Vassílis, die traumhafte Insel, ihre Menschen, die schneebedeckten Berge und das türkisfarbene Meer. Doris hat ihren Traum wahrgemacht: Sie ist geblieben. Doch selbst wenn die Temperaturen paradiesisch sind, nicht immer ist heiter Sonnenschein: Die Olivenernte ist gewöhnungsbedürftig, der Schwiegervater skeptisch, der Tag zwischen Arbeit und häuslichen Pflichten ebenso anstrengend wie zu Hause in Deutschland. Doch hier wie dort gilt: Essen hält Leib und Seele zusammen. Ob Tiropitákia, Briám, Dolmádes ... kretische Köstlichkeiten wandeln jede Krise in einen Traum.

18 tales gespickt mit köstlichen griechischen Speisen und ihren Rezepten. Ein Buch für Genießer, Urlauber, Auswanderer und die, die noch davon träumen.

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Download Tout sur Sally (Du monde entier) (French Edition) by Arno Geiger,Olivier Le Lay PDF

By Arno Geiger,Olivier Le Lay

Alfred et Sally forment un couple bourgeois sans histoire jusqu’au jour où leur belle villa des faubourgs de Vienne est cambriolée. Tandis qu’Alfred ne se remet pas de cet incident ressenti comme un viol, Sally gère tout avec un regain de dynamisme. Quelque selected se fissure dans le couple, et Sally begin une liaison avec Erik, le meilleur ami d’Alfred. Ce dernier ferme les yeux sur cette relation – contrairement aux trois enfants du couple – mais se demande néanmoins ce qu’il sait vraiment de l. a. femme qui partage sa vie depuis trente ans.

Le romancier autrichien Arno Geiger nous "raconte tout sur Sally" et livre ainsi un magnifique portrait de femme. Mais Tout sur Sally est aussi un puissant roman sur los angeles sexualité, le mariage et l. a. fidélité. Rarement l. a. mécanique du couple n'aura été démontée avec autant de verve et d’acuité qu’ici, dans un livre jouissif qui n’hésite pas à examiner sous une loupe caustique et bienveillante à los angeles fois nos petits preparations avec los angeles vérité et avec nous-mêmes.

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Download La felicità non fa rumore (Italian Edition) by Olivia Crosio PDF

By Olivia Crosio

Immergersi tre volte a settimana nelle nebbie del bagno thalasso è l’impegno più gravoso della bella Letizia del Fante. Avvolta nella Milano morbida e ovattata dei ceti benestanti, a quarantun anni Letizia non ha molto a cui pensare, se non all’ultimo modello di ballerine griffate. Sì, certo, suo marito vive con un’altra donna, ma in fondo non le fa mancare niente e viene a cena tutti i mercoledì sera, anche in line with tenere a bada i colpi di testa di Marta, l. a. loro figlia diciottenne. E quando Marta sparisce nel nulla, lasciandosi dietro solo il cane e i libri di scuola, Letizia si trova costretta, in line with los angeles prima volta nella sua vita, a guardare se stessa al di là del proprio riflesso nelle vetrine. E tra appostamenti fuori dalla scuola, spedizioni al parco col cane e i consigli di un disincantato giornalista sportivo, il risultato in step with Letizia è davvero strabiliante: fuori dal suo salotto d’avorio c’è un mondo pieno di bizzarre sorprese, e di persone che chiedono solo di essere prese consistent with quello che sono, senza troppo chiasso. Un mondo che non avrebbe mai pensato di poter avvicinare così tanto… Una commedia ironica e profonda. Un romanzo contro l. a. pigrizia del vivere.

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Download The Colorado Girl Diary I by Chrmd PDF

By Chrmd

The scene for The Colorado woman Diary I is the unrivaled open air of gorgeous Summit County, Colorado in 2016. beautiful Alison Simpson (.5 Cheyenne Indian and .5 Hispanic) has moved domestic after her four-year jap liberal arts coed life. Alison grew to become categorised as “The Colorado woman” on account that she used to be from a significantly various a part of the rustic in comparison to her jap dormies and eventual sorority sisters. The Colorado lady was once identified for her song (Glee in college), athletic skill (biking and ski groups inside of undergrad), and gregarious character. Her tomboy traits in collage have been self-evident instantly via kicking a 50 backyard perform box aim, checking the big name member of the men’s’ university hockey staff in real play, and man intramurals in need of her to play QB for campus soccer bragging rights. The Colorado woman used to be admittedly shy whilst collage started, yet overcame this point with a feisty roommate (Heather Seines). She despised one other Coloradoan (elite Hadley Finckstein from Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado), yet ultimately befriended her in the course of an enormous unload via her aristocratic university beau. The Colorado woman back to Summit County, Colorado along with her seems to be, company talents and outgoing personality.

The Colorado Girl’s laudable paintings ethic and total attract all ladies enable geared up Bindings to sky rocket with revenues. Social Media has made her an immediate “rock famous person” that lives the dream of returning domestic and competing effectively within the company international. The Colorado Girl’s merely fault is with man relationships. She’s not able to discover the ideal mate until eventually serendipity confronts her with Greg Hanisch MD at the Snake River lower than Arapahoe Basin Ski inn whereas fly-fishing together with her Dad, an outstanding, rural Summit County, Colorado kinfolk perform health professional. Greg Hanisch MD is making an attempt to discover himself after his fiancé and relatives have been killed in a small airplane crash. This couple was once made for every different in such a lot of methods; even though genuine lifestyles jobs, geography, family members matters and shortage of dedication are impediments to an enduring partnership for now. Greg turns into negatively concerned with Denver clinical politics the place he's trying to restart his existence, and scientific profession. He yearns to come to his refuge, The Cleveland sanatorium, the place he used to be a up to date brilliant cardiothoracic fellow. The Cleveland clinical group wishes a go back everlasting homecoming for Greg via an enticing provide. The Greg Hanisch MD and Colorado woman courting is an everlasting love tale with the gravity of domestic turf making a choice on its final result via lots of the publication. The charm the couple has for every different won't ever cease and their outcome makes the ebook really worth reading.
The internal chronological innovations instructed as a private twentysomething gal tale is The Colorado lady Diary I. The remarkable excellence in acting gentle rock style of the earlier three generations with ancient dance is sort of fascinating. starting as a “garage” band acappella variety with arts discovered on account that early life, this man and lady workforce of remarkable correct brained millennials, often called Downtown, progresses with labor in a barn recording studio into overseas notoriety. Downtown used to be classified as a clique and twentysomething musical staff through The Colorado Girl’s Dad after listening for years to Grandma and mother hum and sing the number 1 renowned Nineteen Sixties music with Petula Clark (singer) and Tony Hatch (creator). The Colorado woman Diary I ends as Downtown is besieged with brokers, a necessity to maneuver to an even bigger degree and possibly leaving their early life houses inside of Summit County, Colorado. Please learn and revel in how shut a formative years crew returning post-college can really turn into inseverable. The sheer delight in track, arts, friendships, open air activities, church, and venture in existence that The Colorado lady and her Downtown individuals reside day-by-day is sort of striking. benefit from the studying and attempt to hold part of The Colorado woman with you daily.

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Download Nanna by Yema Hunter PDF

By Yema Hunter

sa`~ZCVBNMIn this sequel to pleasure got here within the Morning, Cobola Ennison, now in her mid-seventies, has resigned herself to a run of the mill and lonely outdated age within the village while a kinfolk drawback makes it worthwhile for her to maneuver quickly to her son's domestic within the urban. The movement turns into everlasting and impacts her existence in unforeseen and occasionally dramatic ways.

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Download Profound Silence (Silent Discourse Book 3) by Zanne Kennedy PDF

By Zanne Kennedy

After returning to his Amish humans, Nicolaus starts to arrive for pleasure in his dating with Sarah Bailer, the very essence of his center and existence. not easy offerings need to be made of their trip jointly, forcing Nicolaus to observe, not able to aid as his middle is ripped from him, purely to be tossed again into his face in torn fragments via these he loves and trusts.

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