In The Darkroom

Autore: Susan Faludi
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 080508908X
Grandezza: 32,17 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 507
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Journalist Susan Faludi's inquiry into the meaning of identity in the modern world and in her own haunted family saga, involving her 76-year-old father--long estranged and living in Hungary--who underwent sex reassignment surgery.


Autore: Lila Quintero Weaver
Editore: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817357149
Grandezza: 40,47 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 419
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Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White is an arresting and moving personal story about childhood, race, and identity in the American South, rendered in stunning illustrations by the author, Lila Quintero Weaver. In 1961, when Lila was five, she and her family emigrated from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Marion, Alabama, in the heart of Alabama’s Black Belt. As educated, middle-class Latino immigrants in a region that was defined by segregation, the Quinteros occupied a privileged vantage from which to view the racially charged culture they inhabited. Weaver and her family were firsthand witnesses to key moments in the civil rights movement. But Darkroom is her personal story as well: chronicling what it was like being a Latina girl in the Jim Crow South, struggling to understand both a foreign country and the horrors of our nation’s race relations. Weaver, who was neither black nor white, observed very early on the inequalities in the American culture, with its blonde and blue-eyed feminine ideal. Throughout her life, Lila has struggled to find her place in this society and fought against the discrimination around her.

The Dark Room

Autore: Jonathan Moore
Editore: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544784197
Grandezza: 20,58 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 6663
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“If you like Michael Connelly’s novels, you will gobble up Jonathan Moore’s The Dark Room.” —James Patterson “Channels the moody intensity of Raymond Chandler’s crime fiction.”—Washington Post Gavin Cain, an SFPD homicide inspector, is at an exhumation when his phone rings. The mayor is being blackmailed and has ordered Cain back to the city; a helicopter is on its way. The casket, and Cain’s cold-case investigation, must wait. At City Hall, the mayor shows Cain four photographs he’s received: the first, an unforgettable blonde; the second, pills and handcuffs on a nightstand; the third, the woman drinking from a flask; and last, the woman naked, unconscious, and shackled to a bed. The accompanying letter is straightforward: worse revelations will come unless the mayor takes his own life first. An “electrifying noir thriller,”* The Dark Room tracks Cain as he hunts for the blackmailer, pitching him into the web of destruction and devotion the mayor casts in his shadow. “With an Edgar Allan Poe feel to it, this book leaves an uncomfortable, indelible impression . . . San Francisco has never been so menacing.”—Kirkus, starred review *Booklist, starred review


Autore: Jill Christman
Editore: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820324449
Grandezza: 79,21 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 6378
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The author reveals the pains and pleasures of her first thirty years of life, from childhood sexual abuse to her experiences with love, literature, and mind-altering experiences. Winner of the Associated Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction. (Biography)

Dark Rooms

Autore: Lili Anolik
Editore: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062345885
Grandezza: 80,45 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 147
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The Secret History meets Sharp Objects in this stunning debut about murder and glamour set in the ambiguous and claustrophobic world of an exclusive New England prep school. Death sets the plot in motion: the murder of Nica Baker, beautiful, wild, enigmatic, and only sixteen. The crime is solved, and quickly—a lonely classmate, unrequited love, a suicide note confession—but memory and instinct won’t allow Nica’s older sister, Grace, to accept the case as closed. Dropping out of college and living at home, working at the moneyed and progressive private high school in Hartford, Connecticut, from which she recently graduated, Grace becomes increasingly obsessed with identifying and punishing the real killer. Compulsively readable, Lili Anolik’s debut novel combines the verbal dexterity of Marisha Pessl’s Special Topic in Calamity Physics and the haunting atmospherics and hairpin plot twists of Megan Abbott’s Dare Me.

The Dark Room

Autore: Rachel Seiffert
Editore: Vintage Canada
ISBN: 0307366502
Grandezza: 42,15 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 6313
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In The Dark Room, the experiences of three people are evoked with stunning emotional depth and psychological authenticity. A boy born with a physical deformity finds work as a photographer's assistant during the 1930s and captures on film the changing temper of Berlin, the city he loves. But his acute photographic eye never provides him with the power to understand the significance of what he sees through his camera. In the weeks following Germany's surrender, a teenage girl whose parents are both in Allied captivity takes her younger siblings on a terrifying, illegal journey through the four zones of occupation in search of her grandmother. Many years after the event, a young man trying to discover why the Russians imprisoned his grandfather for nine years after the war meets resistance at every turn; the only person who agrees, reluctantly, to help him has his own tainted past to contend with. With dazzling originality and to profound effect, Rachel Seiffert has recreated one of the darkest moments of the twentieth century. From the Hardcover edition.

The Dark Room

Autore: R. K. Narayan
Editore: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226568379
Grandezza: 30,49 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 5648
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Offering rare insight into the complexities of Indian middle-class society, R.K. Narayan traces life in the fictional town of Malgudi. The Dark Room is a searching look at a difficult marriage and a woman who eventually rebels against the demands of being a good and obedient wife. In Mr. Sampath, a newspaper man tries to keep his paper afloat in the face of social and economic changes sweeping India. Narayan writes of youth and young adulthood in the semiautobiographical Swami and Friends and The Bachelor of Arts. Although the ordinary tensions of maturing are heightened by the particular circumstances of pre-partition India, Narayan provides a universal vision of childhood, early love and grief.

The Creative Digital Darkroom

Autore: Katrin Eismann
Editore: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596100477
Grandezza: 39,31 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 7835
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Eismann is world known for her talent as a Photoshop expert and photographer, but above all she's considered one of the best teachers her field has ever seen. In this book she uses the tutorial approach that made her two previous Photoshop books bestsellers to take photographers beyond quick tips and gimmicky effects.

The Darkroom Handbook

Autore: Michael John Langford
Editore: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0394724682
Grandezza: 71,59 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 3417
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Provides a complete guide for all photographers to necessary equipment and set-up procedures for a darkroom and explains how to process film, make prints and slides, and perform other essential functions

In A Dark Dark Room And Other Scary Stories

Autore: Alvin Schwartz
Editore: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060252715
Grandezza: 27,80 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 7543
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Creak... Crash... BOO! Shivering skeletons, ghostly pirates, chattering corpses, and haunted graveyards...all to chill your bones! Share these seven spine-tingling stories in a dark, dark room.