Описание: The music world has seen some of the most iconic partnerships of all time the reader feels almost on a first-name acquaintance with many of them: Sonny and Cher, Mick and Marianne, Elvis and Priscilla, Ike and Tina.... Rock n Roll Love Stories looks at 14 of the best, taking us from the 1950s all the way up to the early 2000s. Along the way we see behind the public face of a whole range of relationships, from the straightforwardly romantic to the messily divided, and from the famous (and infamous) to the relatively unknown. All are engaging, full of contemporary detail, and come imbued with the energy and the spirit of the music world over the last half century.
Описание: A delightful collection of stories, illustrations and how-to from the renowned crafter, fabric designer and storyteller Heather Ross.
Автор: Paul Gill Название: World War II Love Stories ISBN: 1782400869 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781782400868 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 1714 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: At a time of global conflict and upheaval, the true stories of 14 couples who found love
Автор: Gill Paul Название: Royal Love Stories ISBN: 1782401504 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781782401506 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1485 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Historically, many royal marriages have represented the unions of dynasties, with true engagements of the heart notable for their rarity. This book is full of surprises, from the undying love that the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, felt for his Tsarina, to the unlikely love that flourished between Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
Автор: Paul Gill Название: Titanic Love Stories ISBN: 1907332782 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781907332784 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1714 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Presents an account of the illicit love between Count Nicholas Sheremetev (1751-1809), Russia`s richest aristocrat, and Praskovia Kovalyova (1768-1803), his serf and the greatest opera diva of her time. This book focuses on the world of the Russian aristocracy, music history, and Russian attitudes toward serfdom.
Описание: " In "The Weekend Starts on Wednesday," NASCAR insider Andrew Giangola scoured the circuit and slept in school buses to find remarkable fans and tell their hilarious, heart-warming stories. With a keen eye for detail and uncommon humor, Giangola probes the open hearts and colorful experiences of the sport's most fervent fans. There's a male nurse who braves death to bring the NASCAR flag to the top of Mt. Everest, and a woman who dons a nurse's outfit when her hero Dale Earnhardt Jr. wrecks; we meet a fellow who goes naked at the track save a Goodyear tire, and a lifelong fan who's been to all 51 Daytona 500 races. Celebrities are not immune from the lure of NASCAR racing either, and the stories of celebrities such as Kevin Costner, Tom Cruise, Brian Williams and Mario Batali are also told as well. This collection of amazing stories opens a new chapter on the extraordinary appeal of NASCAR, and shows why so many are so crazy about this great American sport. "The Weekend Starts on Wednesday "is a light-hearted, heart-warming, insider's tour of the racetracks and infields of the Deep South, through the heartland and on to Southern California. It's a guided expedition to the soul that truly makes NASCAR the nation's #1 spectator sport: its fans " To read an interview with author Andrew Giangola about his latest book, click here: http: //www.nascar.com/2010/news/features/01/08/agiangola.book.q.a/index.html " http: //theweekendstartsonwednesday.blogspot.com "
Описание: Comic art is a personal art form in which change - rapid and unpredictable - is the norm. This anthology focuses on works by contemporary artists engaged in this world of change. These cartoonists are both expanding and transforming the vocabulary of their genre.
Описание: Con artists, hoaxsters, racketeers, thieves: since the beginning of time, there have always been schemers eager to make sure a fool and his money will soon be parted. "Masters of the Swindle" tells 40 irresistible tales of deceit, from the late nineteenth century to today. Read all about The Great Diamond Hoax of San Francisco, when two men made fake diamonds good enough to fool Tiffany and Rothschild; the woman who stole a $2 million promissory note from Andrew Carnegie and then claimed to be his daughter; Rasputin, the mysterious mystic who deceived a Tsarina; the swindler who sold Big Ben to American tourists; the man who created the Ponzi scheme; the always e-mailing "Nigerian princes; and Frank Abagnale, Jr., who committed fraud in 26 countries . . . and inspired a Steven Spielberg movie. These are the geniuses of deception: their tales are incredible and extraordinary."
Автор: Calle, Sophie Название: Sophie Calle: True Stories ISBN: 2330060408 ISBN-13(EAN): 9782330060404 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1944 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This expanded edition of Sophie Calle’s 1994 classic features four new tales.
Автор: Sophie Calle Название: Sophie Calle: True Stories ISBN: 3869301562 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783869301563 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 4574 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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