Автор: Molina Antonio Munoz Название: El Jinete Polaco ISBN: 0061711837 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780061711831 Издательство: HarperCollins USA Цена: 1161 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: THE POLISH RIDER SPA. From one of Spain’s most celebrated writers, El jinete polaco is an all-encompassing, torrential, superbly written novel, not only considered the best and most decisive work in the Mu?oz’s vital literary career, but also one of the most ambitious and accomplished pieces within the current Spanish narrative.
Автор: Molina, Antonio Munoz Название: In Her Absence ISBN: 1590512537 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781590512531 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 1022 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: " A] translucent novel of passion, illusion and social class....slyly witty and luminous." --Francine Prose in O, The Oprah Magazine During working hours, Mario is a dutiful bureaucrat, scrupulously earning his paycheck as an employee of the provincial Spanish town where he lives. But when he walks through the door of his apartment, he is transformed into the impassioned lover of Blanca, the beautiful, inscrutable wife he saved from the brink of personal crisis. For the love of Blanca, Mario eats sushi and carpaccio, nods in feigned understanding at experimental films, sits patiently through long conversations with her avant-garde friends, and conceals his disgust at shocking art exhibits. Then, little by little, a strange and ominous threat begins to weigh on the marriage. How can love survive its own disappearance? The desperate answer that Antonio Mu oz Molina proposes in this short, circular novella is a model of literary strategy and style, a splendid homage to Flaubert.
Автор: Ryan, Pam Munoz Название: Becoming Naomi Leon (Lib)(Cd) ISBN: 1400094925 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781400094929 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 2598 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Molina Antonio Munoz Название: Like a Fading Shadow ISBN: 0374126909 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780374126902 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Цена: 2091 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
A hypnotic novel intertwining the author's past with James Earl Ray's attempt to escape after shooting Martin Luther King Jr.
The year is 1968 and James Earl Ray has just shot Martin Luther King Jr. For two months he evades authorities, driving to Canada, securing a fake passport, and flying to London, all while relishing the media's confusion about his location and his image on the FBI's Most Wanted list. Eventually he lands at the Hotel Portugal in Lisbon, where he anxiously awaits a visa to Angola. But the visa never comes, and for his last ten days of freedom, Ray walks around Lisbon, paying for his pleasures and rehearsing his fake identities.
Using recently declassified FBI files, Antonio Mu oz Molina reconstructs Ray's final steps through the Portuguese capital, taking us inside his feverish mind, troubled past, and infamous crime. But Lisbon is also the city that inspired Mu oz Molina's first novel, A Winter in Lisbon, and as he returns now, thirty years later, it becomes the stage for and witness to three alternating stories: Ray in 1968 at the center of an international manhunt; a thirty-year-old Mu oz Molina in 1987 struggling to find his literary voice; and the author in the present, reflecting on his life and the form of the novel as an instrument for imagining the world through another person's eyes.
Part historical fiction, part fictional memoir, Like a Fading Shadow masterfully explores the borders between the imagined, the reported, and the experienced past in the construction of identity.
Автор: Gischler, Victor Conrad, Will Molina, Jorge Название: X-Men ISBN: 0785160698 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780785160694 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Цена: 1548 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: GUEST-STARRING THE NEW GHOST RIDER When a medicine woman is at death's door, the demons she has been containing for decades are looking forward to their freedom. Good news ...the x-Men are on the scene. Bad news...these demons are out of our mutant super heroes' league. it would be nice to have help from Ghost Rider, but is this new Spirit of Vengeance friend or foe? Then, the x-Men and the FF team up when strange happenings in the Bermuda Triangle threaten the Marvel Universe. Yes, you've seen the X-Men and the FF interact before, but never with Magneto and Dr. Doom on the side of the angels. Don't miss this landmark team-up with an adventure that you have to see to believe. COLLECTING: X-MEN (2010) 15.1, 16-19
Описание: Book & CD-ROM. Drowsy driving is a significant contributor to death and injury crashes on our Nations highways, accounting for more than 80,000 crashes and 850 fatalities per year. The successful detection of drowsiness is a crucial step in implementing mitigation strategies to reduce the cost to society of drowsy driving. Despite persistent efforts at the local, state, and federal levels, alcohol-impaired driving crashes also contribute to approximately 31% of all traffic fatalities. Although regulatory and educational approaches have helped reduce alcohol-related fatalities, other approaches merit investigation. This book discusses the feasibility of vehicle-based sensors to detect both drowsy driving and alcohol-impaired driving.
Автор: Molina, Emily Название: Housing america ISBN: 113882089X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781138820890 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 3810 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In an effort to explain why housing remains among the United States’ most enduring social problems, Housing America explores five of the U.S.’s most fundamental, recurrent issues in housing its population: affordability of housing, homelessness, segregation and discrimination in the housing market, homeownership and home financing, and planning. It describes these issues in detail, why they should be considered problems, the history and fundamental social debates surrounding them, and the past, current, and possible policy solutions to address them. While this book focuses on the major problems we face as a society in housing our population, it is also about the choices we make about what is valued in our society in our attempts to solve them. Housing America is appropriate for courses in urban studies, urban planning, and housing policy.
Автор: Pilar Molina Llorente; Pictures by Juan Ram?n Alon Название: Apprentice, The ISBN: 0374404321 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780374404321 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Рейтинг: Цена: 696 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In Renaissance Florence, thirteen-year-old apprentice Arduino's dreams of being a painter are challenged after he discovers the extreme measures the Maestro Cosimo di Forl will take in the name of jealousy. Arduino faces a decision that could cost him his only chance to realize his life's dream.
Автор: Erdman, Harley Название: Tirso de molina ISBN: 0856688762 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780856688768 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 2339 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Tirso de Molina has been the subject of less than half as much scholarly research as either of his Golden Age counterparts, Lope de Vega and Calder n de la Barca. Tirso's only mythological play, El Aquiles, remains one of the least studied of his plays, and when studied, is generally considered in isolation from the rest of his dramatic production. The Achillean Hero in the Plays of Tirso de Molina traces the development of the figure of the Achillean hero in three of Tirso's plays, El Aquiles, La vida y muerte de Herodes, and La venganza de Tamar, and in doing so connects the early mythological play to the dramatist's later works.
This book analyses the rise and decline of the Basque terrorist group Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA, Basque Homeland and Freedom). ETA declared a unilateral ceasefire in November 2011, bringing to a close a campaign of political violence that started in the late 1960s. By the beginning of the twenty-first century, the overwhelming majority of secession supporters agreed that an independent Basque homeland would be realised through 'ballots' and not 'bullets'.
Providing an inter-disciplinary overview of radical Basque nationalism that pays special attention to the drivers for ETA's decline, defeat and disbandment, this book includes chapters by historians, political scientists and sociologists who offer three important theoretical and empirical contributions to the literature on nationhood and security studies. Firstly the book re-assesses the military conflict that opposed ETA and the Spanish state, by paying special attention to tactical and strategic considerations as well as the counter-terrorist policy itself. Secondly it provides an original interpretation of the politics of fear which surrounded the process of victimization, as well as assessing the extent to which the issue of violence led to the polarisation of citizens. Thirdly the authors examine the historical narratives and rituals that contributed to the production and reproduction of identity binaries and memories of war.
Arguing that the defeat of ETA must be contextualised within the strategic evolution of Basque nationalism, the declining resonance of the radical message and the effectiveness of the Spanish counter-terrorist effort, this book is essential reading for students and scholars working in the areas of European politics, nationalism and terrorism studies.
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