Eat, Drink, Nap

Bringing the House Home

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Author: Soho House

Publisher: Preface Publishing

ISBN: 9781848094116

Category: Cooking

Page: 316

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The quintessential cooking, style and decoration book from Soho House, the world's leading members club. In the 17 years since the first Soho House opened its doors, we've learnt a bit about what works: how to make people feel at home, how to cook food they love, how to make a room stylish but welcoming, how to throw a party, get the lighting right, mix a cocktail, design a bedroom, build an art collection. We've even learnt how to grow our own down at Babington. Eat Drink Nap, a 300-page highly illustrated book, with a foreword from founder Nick Jones, and newly commissioned photography from leading food and interiors photographers Mark Seelen and Jean Cazals, will share with readers the secrets of the Soho House way of doing things. Contemporary, global yet with something quintessentially English and homely at its heart, this is Soho House style explained by its experts: the grit and the glamour, the style and the cosiness. Packed with recipes and design tips, Eat Drink Nap shows how to transport a slice of Soho House living home. Whether you want to recreate your favourite house regular macaroni cheese or choose the right sofa for your sitting room, the clubs' experts will share their blueprint for stylish, contemporary living the Soho House way.

The Family That Never Was

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Author: Jacque Lynn Singer

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781452087528

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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This highly emotional novel follows six generations of one family from the eighteen hundreds to the present. The main thrust of the story revolves around Jacob and Esther, their unabashed love for one-another, and their total lack of love, care, and nurturing of four children whom they brought into the world. The four children, of whom I am the oldest, grow up fending for themselves or relying on me, their Cinderella without glass slippers. The novel chronicles life and death, passionate love, rape and incest, childbirth and abortion, open heart surgery and more, including some fun and fascinating experiences; as well as our innumerable attempts to bring our family together. Along with being a novel abounding with emotion and incredulous happenstances, it hopes to disprove a long-standing adage that people live what they learn; as the four siblings around whom the novel is built have all risen above The Family That Never Was to being successful, loving and caring individuals with thriving families of their own.

Bringing Home the Laundry

Effective Parenting for College and Beyond

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Author: Brody Janis

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing

ISBN: 146170300X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 240

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Bringing Home the Laundry combines a psychologist's advice with the stories and insights of parents and their college-aged kids. It reassures you that your child's departure for college does not sever family ties, but can mark the beginning of a deeply satisfying, exciting new phase in your parent-child relationship.

Angus MacMouse Brings Down the House

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Author: Linda Phillips Teitel,Guy Francis

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1599904934

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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Angus MacMouse's dreams of escaping his dreary life of hunger and cold on the streets of New York come true when he happens into the Brooklyn Opera House, creates a sensation, and makes a new friend, Rosemary.

Festive Occasions

The Customs in Korea

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Author: 윤서석

Publisher: Ewha Womans University Press

ISBN: 9788973007813

Category: Festivals

Page: 141

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Chekhov for the Stage

The Sea Gull, Uncle Vanya, The Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard

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Author: Anton Chekhov

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: 9780810110489

Category: Drama

Page: 240

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While the influence of Chekhov in modern theater worldwide, and especially in America, has been immense, translations into English have tended to be too literary and have not communicated the full emotional power and precise attention to detail of Chekhov's Russian. Milton Ehre began translating Chekhov's plays to provide professional theaters with performance texts that capture the feel and rhythms of spoken, rather than written, language. Chekhov for the Stage is the first publication of his revised versions of The Three Sisters, Uncle Vanya, The Cherry Orchard, and The Sea Gull. Ehre's sensitive renderings of these classics make this volume the translation of choice for performers and directors, teachers, and the general reading public.