The Motorcycle Diaries

Autore: Ernesto Guevara
Editore: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007172338
Grandezza: 75,76 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 6961
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Che Guevara, revolutionary guerilla, became an international icon for generations of radicals. Three years before his fateful meeting with Fidel Castro, he set out on his motorcycle on an eight-month voyage of discovery around Latin America. This title presents his diaries of that time.

1 000 Places To See Before You Die

Autore: Patricia Schultz
Editore: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761168710
Grandezza: 64,97 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 2385
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The world’s bestselling travel book is back in a more informative, more experiential, more budget-friendly full-color edition. A #1 New York Times bestseller, 1,000 Places reinvented the idea of travel book as both wish list and practical guide. As Newsweek wrote, it “tells you what’s beautiful, what’s fun, and what’s just unforgettable— everywhere on earth.” And now the best is better. There are 600 full-color photographs. Over 200 entirely new entries, including visits to 28 countries like Lebanon, Croatia, Estonia, and Nicaragua, that were not in the original edition. There is an emphasis on experiences: an entry covers not just Positano or Ravello, but the full 30-mile stretch along the Amalfi Coast. Every entry from the original edition has been readdressed, rewritten, and made fuller, with more suggestions for places to stay, restaurants to visit, festivals to check out. And throughout, the book is more budget-conscious, starred restaurants and historic hotels such as the Ritz,but also moderately priced gems that don’t compromise on atmosphere or charm. The world is calling. Time to answer.

Cuba U S Relations

Autore: Arnold August
Editore:
ISBN: 9781552669655
Grandezza: 17,51 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 4316
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The evolution of the relationship between Cuba and the United States is much more complicated from the Cuban perspective than it is made to appear in mainstream media and political thinking. In this book, Arnold August highlights critical views from Cuba that are generally unfamiliar to non-Cubans. August outlines and analyzes current interactions and the future perspectives between the two neighbours. Included with August's careful analysis are interviews with five of Cuba's leading intellectuals, providing readers with a unique look into today's dynamic and complex relationship between these two countries.

Hurrah For Gin

Autore: Katie Kirby
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 147363959X
Grandezza: 34,35 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 8168
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This book is not a how-to-guide. It won't tell you how to get your baby to sleep, how to deal with toddler tantrums, how to be a good parent, a cool parent or even a renegade parent. It is a book about parenting that contains absolutely no useful advice whatsoever. Instead it shares beautifully honest anecdotes and illustrations from the parenting frontline that demonstrate it is perfectly possible to love your children with the whole of your heart whilst finding them incredibly irritating at the same time. From pregnancy to starting school, Hurrah For Gin takes you through the exciting, frustrating, infuriating and wonderful whirlwind of parenthood, offering solidarity and a friendly hug after a tough day. Best served with gin.

God Is Round

Autore: Juan Villoro
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1632060582
Grandezza: 49,54 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 162
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On a planet where FIFA has more members than the United Nations, Juan Villoro's examination of soccer and its 3.5 billion-person fandom has stakes beyond those of such playful questions. Football is more than just a game; it is a catalyst for global unity and even, Villoro suggests, the 'recovery of childhood'. At once serious and fun-loving, Villoro reports from the last World Cup of the 20th century, paints portraits of contemporary football's most prominent stars and teases out the contradictions of the game. A book for football fanatics.

All Of Us Or None

Autore: Lincoln Cushing
Editore: Heyday Books
ISBN: 9781597141857
Grandezza: 57,91 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 4850
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Catalog of an archive in the Oakland Museum of California.

Group 2

Autore: John Davenport
Editore:
ISBN: 9783927458734
Grandezza: 59,81 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 1799
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Future Sex

Autore: Emily Witt
Editore: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571332005
Grandezza: 13,18 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 5237
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Emily Witt is single and in her thirties. She has slept with most of her male friends. Most of her male friends have slept with most of her female friends. Sexual promiscuity is the norm. But up until a few years ago, she still envisioned her sexual experience achieving a sense of finality, 'like a monorail gliding to a stop at Epcot Center'. Like many people, she imagined herself disembarking, finding herself face-to-face with another human being, 'and there we would remain in our permanent station in life: the future'. But, as we all know, things are more complicated than that. Love is rare and frequently unreciprocated. Sexual acquisitiveness is risky and can be hurtful. And generalizing about what women want or don't want or should want or should do seems to lead nowhere. Don't our temperaments, our hang-ups, and our histories define our lives as much as our gender? In Future Sex, Witt captures the experiences of going to bars alone, online dating, and hooking up with strangers. After moving to San Francisco, she decides to say yes to everything and to find her own path. From public health clinics to cafe conversations about 'coregasms', she observes the subcultures she encounters with awry sense of humour, capturing them in all their strangeness, ridiculousness, and beauty. The result is an open-minded, honest account of the contemporary pursuit of connection and pleasure, and an inspiring new model of female sexuality - open, forgiving, and unafraid.

Angel Hill

Autore: Cirilo Villaverde
Editore: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195143949
Grandezza: 29,45 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 1455
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"For the contemporary reader Helen Lane's translation of Cecilia Valdes opens a new window on the experience of Spanish colonialism in Cuba and the intricate problems of race relations in the Caribbean. There are the free people of color, the class to which Cecilia herself belonged, the elite European and New World whites, and the slaves, some born in Africa, some born in the New World - all of them represented in this unflinching portrait of the sexual, social, and racial oppression in a slaveholding colonial society."--BOOK JACKET.

The Power Of Now

Autore: Eckhart Tolle
Editore: New World Library
ISBN: 1577313119
Grandezza: 48,23 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 8797
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To make the journey into the Now we will need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. From the very first page of Eckhart Tolle's extraordinary book, we move rapidly into a significantly higher altitude where we breathe a lighter air. We become connected to the indestructible essence of our Being, “The eternal, ever present One Life beyond the myriad forms of life that are subject to birth and death.” Although the journey is challenging, Eckhart Tolle uses simple language and an easy question and answer format to guide us. A word of mouth phenomenon since its first publication, The Power of Now is one of those rare books with the power to create an experience in readers, one that can radically change their lives for the better.