Автор: Jacobs Anna Название: Trader`s Gift ISBN: 1444761269 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444761269 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 643 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (более 5-х шт.) Описание: THE TRADER`S GIFT is the fourth novel in Anna Jacobs` wonderfully atmospheric saga series `The Traders`, set in Europe, the Orient and Australia`s Swan River Colony.
Автор: Kate Jacobs Название: Comfort food ISBN: 034095325X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780340953259 Издательство: Hodder Цена: 551 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Jacobs, Anna Название: Farewell to Lancashire ISBN: 034095406X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780340954065 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 643 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Saga storytelling at its finest for all Catherine Cookson fans
Автор: Jacobs, Jane Название: Death And Life Of Great American Cities ISBN: 0712665838 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780712665834 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 1305 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The author of this study argues that the vitality of cities lies in their diversity, architectural variety, teeming street life and human scale. It is only when we appreciate such realities that we can hope to create cities that are safe, interesting and economically viable.
Автор: Woolf, Virginia Название: Jacob`s room ISBN: 0099478269 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099478263 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 537 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: `Jacob`s Room` tells the story of Jacob Flanders, a young man killed in the World War I. This new edition of Virginia Woolf`s novel, with commentaries by contemporary writers, brings a new perspective to this classic work.
Автор: Anna Jacobs Название: Beyond the sunset ISBN: 0340954086 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780340954089 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 643 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Set in Lancashire and Western Australia in the 1860s, Anna Jacobs` entrancing new saga follows the fortunes of the family that first appeared in FAREWELL TO LANCASHIRE
Автор: A J Jacobs Название: Drop Dead Healthy ISBN: 0434020109 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780434020102 Издательство: Random House Цена: 998 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: "New York Times "bestselling author and king of "immersion journalism" A.J. Jacobs tackles his most challenging experiment yet: a yearlong mission to radically improve every element of his body and mind--from his brain to his fingertips to his abs.Having lifted his spirit in "The Year of Living Biblically" and sharpened his mind in "The Know-It-All," A.J. Jacobs had one feat left in the self-improvement trinity: to become the healthiest man in the world. He doesn't just want to lose weight, or finish a triathlon, or lower his cholesterol. His ambitions were far, far greater.
The task was massive. First, he had to tackle a complicated web of diet and exercise advice, most which is nonsensical, unproven, and contradictory. Second, he had to consult a team of medical advisers. And finally, he had to subject himself, over the course of two years, to a grueling regimen of exercises, a range of diets and nutritional plans, and a brutal array of techniques and practices to improve everything from his hearing to his sleep--all the while testing the patience of his long-suffering wife.
This latest book""bursts with hilarity and warmth, all the while testing our culture's assumptions and obsessions with what makes good health and allowing the reader to reflect on his or her own health, body, and eventual mortality.
Автор: Jacobs Kate Название: Friday night knitting club ISBN: 0340933844 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780340933848 Издательство: Hodder Цена: 551 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Jacobs, A.j. Название: Year of living biblically ISBN: 0099509792 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099509790 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 691 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Written by the author who, raised in a secular family but interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, decides to dive in head first and attempt to obey the hundreds of less-publicized rules. This book describes how the resulting spiritual journey is at once funny and profound, reverent and irreverent, personal and universal.
Автор: Jacobs Anna Название: Trader`s Dream ISBN: 1444711326 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444711325 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 643 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: THE TRADER`S DREAM is the third novel in Anna Jacobs`s wonderfully atmospheric new saga series `The Traders`, set in Europe, the Orient and Australia`s Swan River Colony.
Описание: For readers of the historical works of Robert K. Massie, David McCulough, and Alison Weir comes the first biography on the life of Abigail Adams and her sisters. "Never sisters loved each other better than we."--Abigail Adams in a letter to her sister Mary, June 1776 Much has been written about the enduring marriage of President John Adams and his wife, Abigail. But few know of the equally strong bond Abigail shared with her sisters, Mary Cranch and Elizabeth Shaw Peabody, accomplished women in their own right. Now acclaimed biographer Diane Jacobs reveals their moving story, which unfolds against the stunning backdrop of America in its transformative colonial years. Abigail, Mary, and Elizabeth Smith grew up in Weymouth, Massachusetts, the close-knit daughters of a minister and his wife. When the sisters moved away from one another, they relied on near-constant letters--from what John Adams called their "elegant pen"--to buoy them through pregnancies, illnesses, grief, political upheaval, and, for Abigail, life in the White House. Infusing her writing with rich historical perspective and detail, Jacobs offers fascinating insight into these progressive women's lives: oldest sister Mary, who became de facto mayor of her small village; youngest sister Betsy, an aspiring writer who, along with her husband, founded the second coeducational school in the United States; and middle child Abigail, who years before becoming First Lady ran the family farm while her husband served in the Continental Congress, first in Philadelphia, and was then sent to France and England, where she joined him at last. This engaging narrative traces the sisters' lives from their childhood sibling rivalries to their eyewitness roles during the American Revolution and their adulthood as outspoken wives and mothers. They were women ahead of their time who believed in intellectual and educational equality between the sexes. Drawing from newly discovered correspondence, never-before-published diaries, and archival research, Dear Abigail is a fascinating front-row seat to history--and to the lives of three exceptional women who were influential during a time when our nation's democracy was just taking hold. Advance praise for Dear Abigail "In a beautifully wrought narrative, Diane Jacobs has brought the high-spirited, hyperarticulate Smith sisters, and the early years of the American republic, to rich, luminous life. . . . A stunning, sensitive work of history."--Stacy Schiff, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra "Jacobs is a superb storyteller. In this sweeping narrative about family and friendship during the American Revolution, Abigail Adams emerges as one of the great political heroines of the eighteenth century. I fell in love with her all over again."--Amanda Foreman, New York Times bestselling author of A World on Fire "Beauty, brains, and breeding--Elizabeth, Abigail, and Mary had them all. This absorbing history shows how these close-knit and well-educated daughters of colonial America become women of influence in the newly begotten United States. Jacobs's feel for the period is confident; so is her appreciation of the nuances of character."--Daniel Mark Epstein, author of The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage
Автор: Jacobs Jane Название: The Nature of Economies ISBN: 0375702431 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780375702433 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 894 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: From the revered author of the classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities comes a new book that will revolutionize the way we think about the economy. Starting from the premise that human beings "exist wholly within nature as part of natural order in every respect," Jane Jacobs has focused her singular eye on the natural world in order to discover the fundamental models for a vibrant economy. The lessons she discloses come from fields as diverse as ecology, evolution, and cell biology. Written in the form of a Platonic dialogue among five fictional characters, The Nature of Economies is as astonishingly accessible and clear as it is irrepressibly brilliant and wise-a groundbreaking yet humane study destined to become another world-altering classic.
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