The Ugly Post a Love Story

Author: Sailor Penniman
ISBN: 9780999348703
Format: PDF
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Charlie and Bryce have been together seven years. When Charlie logs onto a computer he shares with Bryce, he stumbles into the devastating truth and learns what Bryce really thinks of him. Or does he? Bryce swears Charlie is wrong. Will the portrait one man's words paint destroy them?

Post traumatic Culture

Author: Kirby Farrell
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801857874
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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According to author Kirby Farrell, the concept of trauma has shaped some of the central narratives of the 1990s--from Vietnam war stories to the video farewells of Heaven's Gate cult members. In this unique study, Farrell explores the surprising uses of trauma as both an enabling fiction and an explanatory tool during periods of overwhelming cultural change.

A Mobile Love Affair Liebespost per SMS

Author: Angela Waidmann
Publisher: Langenscheidt
ISBN: 3468690118
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Während Jackie mit ihrer Freundin Fiona die Regeln für den Rettungsschein der DLRG paukt, landet plötzlich eine aufregende SMS auf ihrem Handy: ein Liebesgedicht! Die Nummer ist Jackie unbekannt und ansonsten gibt es keinen Hinweis auf den Absender. Das muss ein Irrtum sein, ist es aber nicht, denn der Absender meldet sich wieder. Und wieder ...

The Muslim World in Post 9 11 American Cinema

Author: Kerem Bayraktaroğlu
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476633630
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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 Focusing on the decade following 9/11, this critical analysis examines the various portrayals of Muslims in American cinema. Comparison of pre– and post–9/11 films indicates a stereotype shift, influenced by factors other than just politics. The evolving definitions of male, female and child characters and of setting and landscape are described. The rise of the formidable American female character who dominates the weak Muslim male emerges as a common theme.

Post war Women s Writing in German

Author: Chris Weedon
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 9781571819024
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Women in the Federal Republic, the former GDR, Switzerland and Austria have initiated a remarkable literary movement, especially after 1968, which is also attracting growing attention elsewhere. Informed by critical feminist and literary theory, this broad-ranging collection, the first of its kind, examines the history of these writings in the context of the social and political developments in the respective countries. It combines survey chapters with detailed studies of prominent authors whose work is often unavailable in English. Chris Weedon is Reader in Critical and Cultural Theory at the University of Wales, Cardiff.

Ennio Morricone s The Good the Bad and the Ugly

Author: Charles Leinberger
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 1461658411
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This guide demonstrates Morricone's unique and enduring contributions to the art of film music through a discussion of his compositional and orchestrational processes, many of which are evident in his music for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in a way that can be easily understood by both musicians and nonmusicians. Though the guide illuminates theoretical and structural aspects of Morricone's music, it also examines relevant non-musical issues which contribute to the audience's total experience of the film.


Author: Jasemin Sibo
Publisher: Partridge Publishing Singapore
ISBN: 148282664X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With the hope of uniting women around the world, Jasemin Sibo and her contributors share a self-liberating collection of short, true stories that provide a witty, wickedly honest representation of all those who have walked and tripped unceremoniously while falling in and out of love. Sibo, who does not profess to be an expert in the much sought-after art of breakup survival, begins by sharing her own recollections of past encounters with categorically different types of men and the invaluable lessons she learned after the end of each relationship. From chronicling her first love experiences with a country bumpkin in a foreign country to the temptations she faced during the one-year itch and the ups and downs of an office affair, Sibo transforms each sob story into poignant reflections that will inspire other women to trust their intuitions, shun temptations, and embrace normalcy. Included are true stories from several plucky contributors who also share their own lessons that teach others to have faith in first impressions, warning signs, and most importantly, themselves. Epiphany! is a collection of true stories that transforms romantic misfortunes into positive, life-altering lessons for any woman who has ever given her heart to a man.

A Matter of Betrayal

Author: Patti Massman
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1469770830
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Vietnam War; a war in which the government betrays its people, the military betrays its soldiers, the soldiers betray those they are assigned to protect...and one woman betrays her best friend. A collage of real events, A Matter of Betrayal illustrates the impact of the Vietnam War on two strong-willed women. These women's lives and the lives of all Americans are ripped apart by the turbulent 60's and the Vietnam War, taking 30 years to heal. The daughter of a four star general, Jenny leaves behind her sheltered life for the front lines of a war no one understands. Among the incomprehensible horrors, she discovers love and then great pain as the man she loves becomes a casualty of war. Upon her return to the "world," she is betrayed by her best friend and forced underground to protect her daughter and her own true identity. Music becomes Jenny's tool for survivalthe way back to herself. Kick is also an army brat and Jenny's best friend. She takes another road leading away from the rigid world of her military parents. Without an ounce of Jenny's idealism, she opts to tackle New York. A would-be photographer, she dives into the underground pop art and drug scene, hoping along the way to snag a rich husband who will give her the security and status she longs to possess. Debased and broken by the heir of an industrialist family and driven by jealousy, she betrays her best friend, her husband and herself. Only when the truth comes out, as it does through Jenny's grown daughter as she returns to Vietnam to find her father, can the waters calm and real healing begin.

Thinking Small

Author: Daniel Immerwahr
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674289943
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Winner of the Merle Curti Award in Intellectual History, Organization of American Historians Co-Winner of the Society for U.S. Intellectual History Book Award Thinking Small tells the story of how the United States sought to rescue the world from poverty through small-scale, community-based approaches. And it also sounds a warning: such strategies, now again in vogue, have been tried before, with often disastrous consequences. “Unfortunately, far from eliminating deprivation and attacking the social status quo, bottom-up community development projects often reinforced them...This is a history with real stakes. If that prior campaign’s record is as checkered as Thinking Small argues, then its intellectual descendants must do some serious rethinking... How might those in twenty-first-century development and anti-poverty work forge a better path? They can start by reading Thinking Small.” —Merlin Chowkwanyun, Boston Review “As the historian Daniel Immerwahr demonstrates brilliantly in Thinking Small, the history of development has seen constant experimentation with community-based and participatory approaches to economic and social improvement...Immerwahr’s account of these failures should give pause to those who insist that going small is always better than going big.” —Jamie Martin, The Nation

Ezra Pound Father and Teacher

Author: Mary de Rachewiltz
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 9780811216470
Format: PDF
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In this moving and insightful memoir, set against a backdrop of Fascist Italy and the Tyrolean Alps, Pound's daughter Mary de Rachewiltz reveals a side of the poet which is seldom touched upon, that of the devoted father.