Il Giro Del Mondo In Barcastop

Autore: Alberto Di Stefano
Editore:
ISBN: 9788807885556
Grandezza: 50,32 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 7951
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The Long Way

Autore: Bernard Moitessier
Editore: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780924486845
Grandezza: 56,61 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 406
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Bernard Moitessier is a writer and one of France's most famous sailors.

In Patagonia

Autore: Bruce Chatwin
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 1448105617
Grandezza: 65,44 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 6258
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Beautifully written and full of wonderful descriptions and intriguing tales, In Patagonia is an account of Bruce Chatwin's travels to a remote country in search of a strange beast and his encounters with the people whose fascinating stories delay him on the road.

Seven Years In Tibet

Autore: Heinrich Harrer
Editore: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007323387
Grandezza: 71,82 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 8066
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A landmark in travel writing, this is the incredible true story of Heinrich Harrer’s escape across the Himalayas to Tibet, set against the backdrop of the Second World War.

So Dies The Dreamer

Autore: Ursula Curtiss
Editore: Black Dagger
ISBN: 9780745186320
Grandezza: 57,72 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 9970
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Sane, happy, newly-married men don't jump from twelfth-floor windows. On the other hand, had Charles Trafton been sane at the end? It began only five days after he had been married. Sarah Trafton was asleep dreaming; she had awoken, heart pounding with shock, to a frightful sound. In a woman it would have been a scream; in Charles it was a groan that mounted and quickened and grew, so that only Sarah's sharp cry and wild reaching for the lamp stopped it from turning into a shriek. After that Charles was never free from nightmares. He could only dispel them with alcohol, and that vicious circle had seemed to ruin him utterly. He refused to go to a psychiatrist - but a few weeks after his death a psychiatrist came to see Sarah. Charles had in fact been to see him, three times, and he had been frightened that his wife was going to kill him.

Qui Touring

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Grandezza: 35,36 MB
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The Psychoeducational Assessment Of Preschool Children

Autore: Bruce A. Bracken
Editore: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135604614
Grandezza: 41,71 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 3506
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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Invitation To Biology

Autore: Helena Curtis
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780879016791
Grandezza: 23,91 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
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This clearly written, accurate, and well-illustrated introduction to biology seamlessly integrates the theme of evolution while offering expanded, up-to-date coverage of genetic engineering, the immune response, embryological development, and ecological concerns.

The Green Years

Autore: A. J. Cronin
Editore: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447243765
Grandezza: 38,47 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 1667
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Originally published in 1945, The Green Years is one of A J Cronin’s best-loved novels. It tells the story of Robert Shannon, a young Irish Catholic boy, who, orphaned at the age of seven, is brought to live with his mother’s estranged family in Scotland. As he grows up in a dour Presbyterian town, only his great-grandfather, an incorrigible, swaggering, charming, larger-than-life character, seems able to rescue him from the narrow interests of the people who try to shape his life in their own image. Disappointed in love and in his burning ambition to study medicine, the eighteen-year-old Robert sees his future as a blank wall. But, once again, he is saved from despair by his fiery relative, much to the chagrin of the rest of the family. This compassionate story of a boy’s growth to manhood, set against the harsh reality of life at the turn of the century, shows A J Cronin at his masterly best, creating a vivid gallery of characters with his customary blend of imagination, insight and tenderness. In the magnificent narrative tradition of The Citadel, The Stars Look Down and Cronin’s other classic novels, The Green Years is a great book by a much-loved author

Anatomy Of Restlessness

Autore: Bruce Chatwin
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 110150319X
Grandezza: 61,13 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 4372
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Although he is best known for his luminous reports from the farthest-flung corners of the earth, Bruce Chatwin possessed a literary sensibility that reached beyond the travel narrative to span a world of topics—from art and antiques to archaeology and architecture. This spirited collection of previously neglected or unpublished essays, articles, short stories, travel sketches, and criticism represents every aspect and period of Chatwin’s career as it reveals an abiding theme in his work: his fascination with, and hunger for, the peripatetic existence. While Chatwin’s poignant search for a suitable place to “hang his hat,” his compelling arguments for the nomadic “alternative,” his revealing fictional accounts of exile and the exotic, and his wickedly en pointe social history of Capri prove him to be an excellent observer of social and cultural mores, Chatwin’s own restlessness, his yearning to be on the move, glimmers beneath every surface of this dazzling body of work.