To Rome with Love

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Author: Debra White Smith

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 9780736906609

Category: Fiction

Page: 298

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Book 4 in IThe Seven Sisters Series /I PMelissa gazed into velvet brown eyes. Kinkaide hadn't changed much in six years. His expressive eyes and vibrant smile brought back memories and images of a time filled with promise and love . . . a time she thought would last forever. Melissa stepped back. Nothing could break through the barriers surrounding her heart . . . nothing. And now Kinkaide was standing before her, believing she had accepted his invitation for a Mediterranean excursion. He he out a note signed with her name . . . a note she had never seen before. Shock slowly softened to interest. Despite his broken promises, hope stirred. What if . . .

To Rome, with Love

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Author: T A Williams

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008236941

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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‘Pure joy. One of my favourite T. A. Williams books of all time!’ – Rachel Gilbey (top 500 Amazon reviewer) A summer of second chances...

On the Noodle Road

From Beijing to Rome, with Love and Pasta

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Author: Jen Lin-Liu

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101616199

Category: Cooking

Page: 400

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A food writer travels the Silk Road, immersing herself in a moveable feast of foods and cultures and discovering some surprising truths about commitment, independence, and love. As a newlywed traveling in Italy, Jen Lin-Liu was struck by culinary echoes of the delicacies she ate and cooked back in China, where she’d lived for more than a decade. Who really invented the noodle? she wondered, like many before her. But also: How had food and culture moved along the Silk Road, the ancient trade route linking Asia to Europe—and what could still be felt of those long-ago migrations? With her new husband’s blessing, she set out to discover the connections, both historical and personal, eating a path through western China and on into Central Asia, Iran, Turkey, and across the Mediterranean. The journey takes Lin-Liu into the private kitchens where the headscarves come off and women not only knead and simmer but also confess and confide. The thin rounds of dough stuffed with meat that are dumplings in Beijing evolve into manti in Turkey—their tiny size the measure of a bride’s worth—and end as tortellini in Italy. And as she stirs and samples, listening to the women talk about their lives and longings, Lin-Liu gains a new appreciation of her own marriage, learning to savor the sweetness of love freely chosen.

ThereâÂeÂ(tm)s No Place Like Rome

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Author: Jules Wake

Publisher: HarperImpulse

ISBN: 9780008221959

Category:

Page: N.A

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From the bestselling author of âe~From Italy with Loveâe(tm) and âe~Escape to the Rivieraâe(tm). Escape the January blues with this gorgeous summery romance.

Ich schalte dann mal eben ab

Tagebuch einer langen Reise

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Author: Marie Klahre

Publisher: novum pro Verlag

ISBN: 3990388002

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 534

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Der Text spiegelt meine Lebensgeschichte. Als 36-jährige Frau musste ich mich im Jahr 2004 nach einer Gehirnoperation mit den Folgen eines Gedächtnisverlustes und anderer Hirnleistungsstörungen auseinandersetzen. Langsam begann das Zurücktasten ins Leben über Bausteine der gesellschaftlichen Geschichte und meiner eigenen. In den Reisen spiegeln sich eigentlich meine Fluchtversuche wider. Sie bilden den Ersatz für das langsame Versagen von diversen Bewältigungsstrategien. Vielfältige Themen, ob moderne Leistungsgesellschaft, Sozialisation im Ostteil der Bundesrepublik und Pflegeaspekte in einer älterwerdenden Gesellschaft werden im Buch angeschnitten. Jeweils aktuell politische Ereignisse aus Nachrichten und Zeitungen legen den gesellschaftlichen Rahmen um mich als Einzelwesen. Das persönliche Umfeld mit den unterschiedlichsten Momenten und Kontakten spiegelt eine Fülle von Leben, das allemal spannend bleibt.

WOODY ALLEN: REEL TO REAL

Alex Sheremet presents one of the most thorough and considered critiques on Woody Allen’s complete body of cinema work as well as the critical debates that surround it … but his text is only part of the full story.

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Author: Alex Sheremet

Publisher: Take2 Publishing

ISBN: 0991588738

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 624

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Woody Allen: Reel to Real is the first DigiDialogue from Take2Publishing … a product and a process where the author inspires a discourse between and amongst himself and his audience … Everyone has an opinion of Woody Allen, whether those opinions come from a learned perspective, or from the tabloids … and Sheremet's excitingly exhaustive analysis is the perfect fodder to generate and further this unique form of dialogue The genesis of this DigiDialogue is the Woody Allen:Reel to Real website, established some months ago to have Sheremet and his 'readers' further explore, expand and explain the theses he presents. On that site one can find a combination of faithful summaries of the key chapters of this book and one key chapter in its entirety … all married to dedicated 'Comment Boxes' that serve to propagate the dialogue. This version of the book contains Sheremet’s complete and original text in its entirety plus the initial dialogue that ensued from the DigiDialogue web-site. The dialogue between Sheremet and noted writers and critics, including Jonathan Rosenbaum and Dan Schneider, highlight much of Sheremet's unique perspective on Woody Allen and Sheremet's view of the debates that accompany him. Updated versions of this book will be released in the future, containing the continuing dialogue … and will be made available to all official purchasers free of charge. (The details can be found in the Publisher's Note inside the book.) According to John Pruzanski, managing publisher of Take2 Publishing, "the advent and popular uptake of eBooks finally provides the platform to open up the publishing world to new forms and factors and DigiDialogues have been specifically formulated to perform the task of bringing the readers into the publishing process."

PROFESSOR BUDDHA

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Author: Denver E. Long

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1496915453

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 242

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Author Denver E. Long takes the reader on a life long spiritual journey that twists and turns in ways that will surprise and delight. Professor Buddha provides the reader with an insight into the mind of a very curious little boy who, as he grows, learns to harness the power of his dreams. He takes the reader along on an adventure that stretches across four continents in his pursuit of the ‘truth’ and his perfect mate. Along the way he finds himself in amazing and sometimes ‘dream’ situations that redefine what we believe is possible in life. Professor Buddha is a true story that will make you laugh and it will make you cry. But most of all, it will make the reader think about life in ways that perhaps were never considered before. Professor Buddha provides a simple lesson for anyone willing to follow their dreams, live their life to the fullest and change the world for the better.

Via dell'Amore - Jede Liebe führt nach Rom

Roman

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Author: Mark Lamprell

Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag

ISBN: 3641196078

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Die ewige Stadt Rom – gibt es einen schöneren Ort auf der Welt, um sich zu verlieben? Rom ist die Stadt der Liebe. Das hofft auch Alice, als sie nach Italien reist, um endlich etwas Verrücktes zu erleben. Meg und Alec sind seit Jahren verheiratet, doch im Alltag ist ihnen die Liebe abhandengekommen. In Rom verliebten sie sich einst unsterblich, kann diese Stadt sie auch wieder zueinander führen? Die beiden älteren Damen Constance und Lizzie möchten Constances verstorbenem Ehemann Henry seinen Herzenswunsch erfüllen. Lizzie ahnt jedoch nichts von Constances und Henrys wahrer Geschichte, die vor Jahrzehnten genau hier begann. Am Ende ist für jeden von ihnen nichts mehr, wie es war. Denn alle Wege führen nach Rom – und der ein oder andere vielleicht direkt ins Glück ...

Drive-in Dream Girls

A Galaxy of B-Movie Starlets of the Sixties

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Author: Tom Lisanti

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786493429

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 360

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During the 1960s, a bushel of B–movies were produced and aimed at the predominantly teenage drive-in movie audience. At first teens couldn’t get enough of the bikini-clad beauties dancing on the beach or being wooed by Elvis Presley, but by 1966 young audiences became more interested in the mini-skirted, go-go boot wearing, independent-minded gals of spy spoofs, hot rod movies and biker flicks. Profiled herein are fifty sexy, young actresses that teenage girls envied and teenage boys desired including Quinn O’Hara, Melody Patterson, Hilarie Thompson, Donna Loren, Pat Priest, Meredith MacRae, Arlene Martel, Cynthia Pepper, and Beverly Washburn. Some like Sue Ane Langdon, Juliet Prowse, Marlyn Mason, and Carole Wells, appeared in major studio productions while others, such as Regina Carrol, Susan Hart, Angelique Pettyjohn and Suzie Kaye were relegated to drive-in movies only. Each biography contains a complete filmography. Some also include the actresses’ candid comments and anecdotes about their films, the people they worked with, and their feelings about acting. A list of web sites that provide further information is also included.

The Transatlantic Gaze

Italian Cinema, American Film

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Author: Mary Ann McDonald Carolan

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 1438450257

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 190

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Tracks the influence of Italian cinema on American film from the postwar period to the present. In The Transatlantic Gaze, Mary Ann McDonald Carolan documents the sustained and profound artistic impact of Italian directors, actors, and screenwriters on American film. Working across a variety of genres, including neorealism, comedy, the Western, and the art film, Carolan explores how and why American directors from Woody Allen to Quentin Tarantino have adapted certain Italian trademark techniques and motifs. Allen’s To Rome with Love (2012), for example, is an homage to the genius of Italian filmmakers, and to Federico Fellini in particular, whose Lo sceicco bianco/The White Sheik (1952) also resonates with Allen’s The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) as well as with Neil LaBute’s Nurse Betty (2000). Tarantino’s Kill Bill saga (2003, 2004) plays off elements of Sergio Leone’s spaghetti Western C’era una volta il West/Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), a transatlantic conversation about the Western that continues in Tarantino’s Oscar-winning Django Unchained (2012). Lee Daniels’s Precious (2009) and Spike Lee’s Miracle at St. Anna (2008), meanwhile, demonstrate that the neorealism of Roberto Rossellini and Vittorio De Sica, which arose from the political and economic exigencies of postwar Italy, is an effective vehicle for critiquing social issues such as poverty and racism in a contemporary American context. The book concludes with an examination of American remakes of popular Italian films, a comparison that offers insight into the similarities and differences between the two cultures and the transformations in genre, both subtle and obvious, that underlie this form of cross-cultural exchange.

The Dramatic Works of William Shakepeare

With Explanatory Notes. To which is Added a Copious Index to the Remarkable Passages and Words

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Author: William Shakespeare,Samuel Ayscough

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Mimesis, Movies, and Media

Violence, Desire, and the Sacred

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Author: Scott Cowdell,Chris Fleming,Joel Hodge

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1628924659

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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Building on the growing recognition and critical acclaim of volumes 1 and 2 of Violence, Desire, and the Sacred, this third volume in the series showcases the most groundbreaking, interdisciplinary research in mimetic theory, with a focus on well-known films, television series, and other media. Mimesis, Movies, and Media reaches beyond the traditional boundaries of continental theory to demonstrate how scholars apply and develop René Girard's insights in light of contemporary media. It brings together major Australian and international scholars working at the intersection of popular culture and philosophy.

The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare

Accurately Printed from the Text of Dr. S. Johnson, George Steevens, Esq., and Isaac Reed, Esq.; with Explanatory and Glossarial Notes, a Sketch of His Life, an Essay on His Writings, and a Literary and Historical Notice Prefixed to Each Play

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Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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With Love

My Memoir

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Author: Arcelia Watson

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469194228

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 202

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It has been a joy to write this memoir as a legacy for my son Dennis and my daughter Susan and my grandchildren and great-grandchildren. I have fantastic family and friends. I retired after 54 years as a public school teacher. I loved teaching eighthgraders. I feel that my students have given me more than I gave them. I have spent my years searching and growing and always trying to be a responsible person. I am living a charmed life. In my journey I have dealt with negatives such as alcoholism, divorce, death, codependency, and Alzheimer's. I am a child of an alcoholic; I married and divorced an alcoholic; I was a codependent. Alzheimer's is one of the cruelest diseases there is. The disease erased all that made my mom a unique human being. I hope my story can inspire. Sports have given me much pleasure. I love football, basketball, IRL racing, and NASCAR. My favorites are the Green Bay Packers, the Illini Dan Wheldon, Danica Patrick, Brett Favre, Jeff Gordon, and Jimmie Johnson. Traveling has been the most invigorating experience for me as I have traveled the US and the world. It was so neat to walk the Great Wall of China. I am living a very passionate, positive, and fulfilling life. It is not my age that defines me; it is what I do with my life. With love; my name is Arcelia.

50 Places in Rome, Florence and Venice Every Woman Should Go

Includes Budget Tips, Online Resources, & Golden Days

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Author: Susan Van Allen

Publisher: Travelers' Tales

ISBN: 1609520971

Category: Travel

Page: 272

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Following the critically acclaimed 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go, Susan Van Allen adds new gems to her selection of the best spots for female travelers in Italy's most popular cities, (Rome, Florence, and Venice), along with enticing Golden Day itineraries to make vacation dreams come true. Like a savvy traveler girlfriend whispering in your ear, she guides readers to masterpieces where women are glorified — from Rome's Pieta to Florence's Birth of Venus, best spots for wine tasting, chocolate, and gelato, artisan shopping experiences to meet leather craftsmen or glass blowers, and places for adventures — from rolling pasta to rowing like a gondolier. Plus, there are fresh, practical tips, giving readers insider's secrets for what to pack, the best places to get their hair styled, and how to bargain for souvenirs. Whatever your mood or budget, whether it's your first or 21st visit to Italy, 50 Places in Rome, Florence, and Venice Every Woman Should Go opens the door to extraordinary experiences that fully immerse travelers in the beautiful, fascinating, and delicious pleasures of the Bel Paese.

Twin-Pack Love - Liebe im Doppelpack

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Author: Yvonne Hergane

Publisher: Langenscheidt

ISBN: 3468691505

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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Elaine und Laura haben es gut: Wenn sich eine vor etwas drücken will, schickt sie einfach ihre Zwillingsschwester. Bisher sind sie damit gut gefahren. Doch dann verlieben sich beide in Luca. Aber welche der Schwestern hat es ihm angetan? Hier geht es nicht um Grammatik pauken und ewig lange Vokabellisten. Hier geht es um Spaß und Romantik! Eine Lovestory in der Sprachkombi Englisch und Deutsch aus der Reihe „Girls in Love": Spannende Storys von Jugendbuchautoren geschrieben auf Deutsch erzählte Geschichten mit englischen Dialogen kurze Kapitel für den schnellen Erfolg keine langen Vokabellisten, sondern kleine Übersetzungsboxen, wenn mal ein unbekanntes Wort auftaucht Erfahren Sie mehr über unsere zweisprachigen Lektüren!

In Love with Norma Loquendi

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Author: William Safire

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0307799751

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist describes his lifelong fascination with Norma Loquendi--common speech--in a collection of columns that celebrates the mysteries and continual evolution of the English language. From the Hardcover edition.