Download The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth by William Boyd PDF

By William Boyd

A philandering paintings broker attempts to renounce informal amorous affairs - looking purely passionate kisses as an alternative. a guy recounts his own historical past in the course of the issues he has stolen from others all through his lifestyles. a pair chart the adventure in their 5 12 months dating backwards, from awkward reunion to lovelorn first come upon. And, on the middle of the booklet, a 24-year previous younger lady, Bethany Mellmoth, embarks on a year-long trip of wishful and tentative self-discovery.

The goals of Bethany Mellmoth depicts the random encounters that carry the prior effervescent to the skin; the impulsive judgements that irrevocably form a lifestyles; and the unending hesitations and loss-of-nerve that wickedly complicate it. those humorous, outstanding and relocating tales are a powerful affirmation of Boyd's powers as certainly one of our most unusual and compelling storytellers.

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Download Every Leaf a Mirror: A Jim Wayne Miller Reader by Morris Allen Grubbs,Mary Ellen Miller,Robert Morgan,Silas PDF

By Morris Allen Grubbs,Mary Ellen Miller,Robert Morgan,Silas House

Jim Wayne Miller (1936--1996) was once a prolific author, a respected instructor and pupil, and a pioneer within the box of Appalachian experiences. in the course of his thirty-three-year tenure at Western Kentucky collage, he helped construct courses within the self-discipline in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio, and labored tirelessly to advertise nearby voices by means of providing the paintings of others as frequently as he did his personal. An leading edge poet, essayist, and brief tale author, Miller used to be one of many founding fathers and animating spirits of the Appalachian renaissance.

In Every Leaf a Mirror, Morris Allen Grubbs and Mary Ellen Miller have collected crucial choices from the liked author's oeuvre. Highlights from the quantity contain touchstone poems; seminal articles; a unprecedented autobiographical essay; a graduation tackle; and an excerpt from the formerly unpublished brief tale "Truth and Fiction." Revealing the scope and importance of Miller's contributions as an artist and cultural student, this reader captures the thrill that surrounded the delivery of contemporary Appalachian literature.

With statement by way of Mary Ellen Miller, an creation from recognized writer Robert Morgan, and an afterword through the extraordinary Silas residence, Every Leaf a Mirror presents an unprecedentedly intimate examine Miller's writing. This lengthy late assortment not just celebrates the lifetime of this respected ambassador of Appalachian literature and tradition but additionally introduces a brand new new release of readers to his work.

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Download Carbone connexion: Le casse du siècle - Essais - documents by Aline Robert PDF

By Aline Robert

Le plus grand casse du monde est récent : entre 10 et 20 milliards d’euros ont été subtilisés aux États européens sur le marché du carbone sous los angeles forme d’une escroquerie à l. a. TVA.
Malgré les alertes des acteurs de marché, l’administration a mis des mois à réagir. Pendant ce temps, de nombreuses mafias ont fondu sur l. a. fraude, qui rapportait 20 % en deux heures. Certains fraudeurs sont devenus riches à centaines de hundreds of thousands. Mais au prix de quatre meurtres, un enlèvement, et de multiples épisodes de corruption, dont l’affaire du commissaire Neyret. Les « mecs du CO2 » ont désormais les moyens d’investir dans des arnaques de taille gigantesque.
Pourtant, au départ, ils n’étaient rien. C’est le cas de Frédéric, de Raphaël ou du Maigrichon. remark, pourquoi, à quel prix sont-ils devenus des caïds du carbone ? De resources officielles en confidences officieuses, l’auteur mène l’investigation depuis trois ans et nous révèle une histoire de sang, de sous et de coups tordus.

Aline Robert, diplômée de Sciences Po Paris, est journaliste indépendant. Elle discover l’actualité économique et celle des matières premières. Dès 2009, elle est l. a. première à découvrir le casse qui a frappé le marché du CO2, et à enquêter sur le sujet.

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Download Avventure di piccole terre: Cinquantuno isole italiane da by Ambrogio Borsani PDF

By Ambrogio Borsani

L’Italia è una terra ricca di isole e le isole italiane sono ricche di storie. Alcune raccontano amori clandestini e crimini efferati. Altre, visioni mistiche e avventure erotiche, faticose conquiste e fughe improvvise. Molti personaggi celebri hanno trascorso sulle isole le ore più felici della loro esistenza o, all’opposto, quelle più tragiche, l’esilio e los angeles morte.
Dopo una vita di avventure militari, politiche, sentimentali e letterarie, agli inizi dell’Ottocento Choderlos de Laclos, solo e dimenticato, lascia Parigi according to una missione inutile e va a morire sulla piccola isola di San Paolo, nel golfo di Taranto. Oltre un secolo dopo, Umberto Boccioni vive sul Lago Maggiore l’ultima grande passione della sua vita, prima di partire consistent with il fronte, da cui non a long wayà più ritorno. Nell’agosto 1943, in una torrida property piena di presagi funesti, Benito Mussolini viene tenuto prigioniero alla Maddalena, in una specie di castello un po’ moresco un po’ gotico fatto costruire da un eccentrico inglese. Negli anni Cinquanta, oramai stanco e frastornato, Ernest Hemingway si rifugia a Torcello alla ricerca di un po’ di velocity. Qualche decennio più tardi, Marguerite Yourcenar sbarca sull’isola dei Pescatori, e Rudolf Nureyev sceglie di trascorrere i suoi ultimi anni a Gallo Lungo.
Tra determine eccentriche – come Baron Corvo, adorabile folle che, tormentato dai suoi incubi, va alla deriva nella laguna veneta – vicende sottratte alla memoria, come il terribile massacro di nove frati tagliati a pezzi nel sedicesimo secolo sul Lago d’Iseo, e cronache della contemporaneità, Ambrogio Borsani riporta alla luce storie perse nei mari, nei laghi e nei fiumi d’Italia, dove su fondali di struggente bellezza calano a volte veli di seducenti malinconie.

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Download Mystic Rivers – Trebbia e Aveto (Italian Edition) by Filippo Tuccimei PDF

By Filippo Tuccimei

Le splendide spiagge di torrente – più di 60 spiagge in questa edizione su Trebbia e Aveto a circa forty min da Piacenza e circa 1h e 30 min da Genova, Parma, Milano e Alessandria - veri paradisi terrestri, democraticamente esclusivi:
• a servizio di piscine naturali dalle acque cristalline, docili e dalla temperatura mite;
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• comode e gratuite;
• situate fuori dalle arterie tipicamente trafficate ma nello stesso pace facilmente accessibili in automobile, moto e bici.

La guida fornisce tutti gli elementi in step with programmare da casa los angeles vostra vacanza, week finish o fuga in giornata: schede qualitative, foto, mappe, itinerari, coordinate geografiche in line with singola spiaggia, in line with scegliere al meglio e raggiungere facilmente i siti di interesse; oltre a strutture ricettive e di ristorazione in zona.
E da oggi l. a. nuova sezione Trekking&Water!
Le spiagge di torrente, più belle, più verdi, più esclusive, più economiche, più vicine, più rilassanti!

Nelle altre edizioni:
• più di 50 spiagge nell’edizione Orba e Gorzente a ca 1h-1h30min da Milano e Torino e 30-50 min da Alessandria e Genova.
• 35 spiagge nell’edizione su Canton Ticino e Alto Piemonte a 2 passi da Locarno, 70 min da Varese, 1h30-2h da Milano, Alessandria, Bergamo e Torino, 2h–2h15min da Piacenza.
• Più di 20 spiagge nell’edizione Mastallone-Sesia a circa 1h–1h15min da Novara e Vercelli e circa 1h30min da Milano, Torino e Alessandria.
Presenti su tutti i bookshop on-line e non!

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Download Bones: A Story of Brothers, a Champion Horse and the Race to by Joe Tone PDF

By Joe Tone

Two brothers stay parallel lives on each side of the US-Mexico border. this can be the dramatic real tale of the way their worlds collided in an incredible felony conspiracy.

José Treviño used to be raised in Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city and significant smuggling gateway. He grew up loving the sprawling geographical region and its difficult, quickly region horses, yet looking for chance he crossed the border into Texas.

While José equipped a modest dwelling laying bricks, his more youthful brother Miguel ascended to the pinnacle of the infamously bloody Los Zetas cartel. As José settled down with a spouse and youngsters, his brother used to be acknowledged to be burning competitors alive, consuming sufferers’ hearts and launching grenades on the US consulate.

Then someday José confirmed up at a quarter-horse public sale and bid with reference to one million money for a horse. The bricklayer all of sudden grew to become an enormous participant at the scene, catching the eye of FBI agent Scott Lawson. Lawson enlisted Tyler Graham, the younger American rancher breeding José’s champion horse – nicknamed Huesos, or Bones – to infiltrate what he suspected used to be a tremendous funds laundering operation.The objective: catch Miguel Treviño.

Set opposed to the high-stakes global of horseracing, Bones takes you deep right into a violent drug cartel, the perilous lives of yank ranchers and the Sisyphean paintings of drug law enforcement officials, revealing how greed and worry mingle with race, category and violence alongside the massive Southwest border. At its center, this riveting crime drama is a gripping tale of brotherhood, kin loyalty and the tragic fee of a failed drug war.

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Download Mafia: L'Analyse de la Criminalité Organisée Sicilienne by Caterina Bartoldi PDF

By Caterina Bartoldi

Caterina Bartoldi qui a vécu plusieurs années en Sicile est devenue une spécialiste incontournable de l. a. Mafia. Dans ce livre passionnant qui nous entraîne de los angeles Sicile aux Etats-Unis et en bien d'autres lieux, elle nous raconte une histoire cachée, difficile à appréhender. Elle nous décrit les buildings secrètes, les symboles, les manières de communiquer et de fonctionner, ainsi que les grandes figures de los angeles Pieuvre.
Découvrez les trois volets de ce livre de géopolitique qui se lit comme un thriller:

MAFIA

VOL. 1, L’Histoire de Cosa Nostra

Avec two hundred ans d’histoire Sicilienne et Mondiale.

VOL. 2, L’Analyse de los angeles Criminalité Organisée Sicilienne

Avec sa constitution interne, ses territoires, ses activités, sa symbolique d’exécution et sa culture.

VOL. three, Le Langage de l. a. Malavita

Avec son dictionnaire du jargon mafieux, sa gestualité, ses proverbes et ses surnoms. Avec en annexe, les CV des plus grandes figures de los angeles Criminalité Organisée et le tableau des five familles de l. a. Cosa Nostra New-Yorkaise.

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Download Offshore: Tax Havens and the Rule of Global Crime by Alain Deneault PDF

By Alain Deneault

Offshore unearths how the huge community of unregulated monetary centers—from Luxemburg to the Cayman islands to the tiny Pacific haven of Nauru— volume to a nether realm of drug and fingers exchange earnings, huge, immense inner most debts, and multinational company monetary holdings. Delving into the scandals, the monetary constitution, and the background of this hidden part of globalization, sociologist Alain Deneault depicts anything greater and extra ominous than uncomplicated “tax havens” the place monetary elites and firms needs to stay X days out of each calendar 12 months to guard their gains. as a substitute, Offshore describes an international base of operations from which titanic legal organisations and corrupt organizations function freely and with impunity, menacing constructing international locations and complex democracies alike.

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Download Men Seeking Women: Love and Sex On-line by Po Bronson,Richard Dooling,Eric Garcia,Paul Hond,Gary Krist PDF

By Po Bronson,Richard Dooling,Eric Garcia,Paul Hond,Gary Krist

Men looking ladies: Love and intercourse On-line is a thrilling and unique number of new brief fiction through males approximately males looking girls, and girls looking males within the electronic age.

The net revolution has altered the glance of the normal dating. via electronic mail correspondence, chat room chats, and message board postings, the style within which we meet and mate has significantly replaced. whereas the hunt for romance is a undying one, how and the place we glance hasn't ever been extra an indication of the electronic times.

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Download Boa: Aruba In The Stranglehold by Rita Zecher PDF

By Rita Zecher

After operating for years as a toddler psychiatrist within the Hague, Netherlands, Rita Zecher strikes to Aruba, a small island within the Dutch Caribbean. Rita and her youngest young ones embark on a trip to begin a brand new lifestyles. As a five-lingual psychiatrist, and Aruba’s in simple terms baby psychiatrist, Rita connects to the hearts of the folk of all backgrounds. but if abused youngsters search out her support, Rita will get entangled with their perpetrators, their legal professionals, and a failing justice process. Rita needs to now face the darkish facet of paradise. Aruba’s corrupted justice approach doesn’t guard abused young ones, so Rita needs to struggle for his or her rights, for the youngsters who've misplaced their lives, dignity, and souls to baby abuse. Rita needs to now turn into a voice to their silent cries.

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