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• Author :_Oberto Gili, Susanna Salk
• Pages :_271 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780847836604
• ISBN-13 :_0847836606

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• Description : A visual feast on 'the extravagance of the bohemian', the homes in this collection are a testament to personal style that readers will find inspiring and influential. Since the 1970s, Oberto Gili has been one of the most prolific lenses in the world of editorial photography, his lush images of fashion and interiors gracing the pages of House & Garden, Town & Country, and Vogue. This collection of his signature interior photography spans this significant career. Gili's passion for the grand, bold, and quirky granted him access to the inner sanctums of both high society and the bohemian demimonde. The selection includes numerous homes of French and Italian nobility, lords of the European and American creative class, and the photographer's own remarkable Piedmont farmhouse. This volume of Gili's best work is a sumptuous and voyeuristic study of his most arresting interiors and emphasizes the adventurous nature of both the homes and their occupants. These homes exude in turns grandeur, whimsy, and tranquility, each interior imbued with the unique style of its occupants. The book features more than 40 homes throughout the world--from New York penthouses and artist lofts to seventeenth-century Italian villas and country homes in Morocco--each personally selected by Gili and shown in full. Each house is accompanied by a short descriptive text by Susanna Salk. Sprinkled throughout the book are 10 short texts by selected homeowners (Isabella Rossellini, Mary Randolph Carter, Muriel Brandolini, Marella Caracciolo, Paul Fortune, and Beatrice Monti, among others) describing a personal history of the individual spaces. [...] by Publisher : 'Rizzoli International Publications'

• Author :_Scott Hahn, Kimberly Hahn
• Pages :_198 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_0898704782
• ISBN-13 :_9780898704785

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• Description : Scott and Kimberly Hahn tell the stories of their lives and religious backgrounds, and explain how they came to be converted to the Catholic faith. [...] by Publisher : 'Ignatius Press'

Sweet Home

2013-10-13 | Alabama

• Author :_Tillie Cole
• Pages :_406 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_149298079X
• ISBN-13 :_9781492980797

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• Description : At age twenty, Molly Shakespeare knows a lot.She knows Descartes and Kant.She knows academia and Oxford.She knows that the people who love you leave you.She knows how to be alone. But when Molly leaves England's grey skies behind to start a new life at the University of Alabama, she finds that she has a lot to learn - she didn't know a summer could be so hot, she didn't know students could be so intimidating, and she certainly didn't know just how much the folks of Alabama love their football.When a chance encounter with notorious star quarterback, Romeo Prince, leaves her unable to think of anything but his chocolate-brown eyes, dirty-blond hair and perfect physique, Molly soon realises that her quiet, solitary life is about to dramatically change forever...Mature New Adult novel - contains adult content, highly sexual situations and mature topics. Suited for ages 18 and up* [...] by Publisher : 'Tillie Cole'

• Author :_Marsh, Alex, Gordon, David
• Pages :_90 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_1861341768
• ISBN-13 :_9781861341761

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• Description : This report looks in detail at the impact poor housing has on health, using data from the National Child Development Study. It provides important information to inform the current debate on Our Healthier Nation and to strengthen arguments for health, housing and social care agencies to work together. [...] by Publisher : 'Policy Press'

• Author :_April Smith
• Pages :_351 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_110187421X
• ISBN-13 :_9781101874219

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• Description : "Against the backdrop of America's heartland, this stunning epic drama follows the Kusek family over fifty years, through relocation from metropolis to prairie, the panic of Communism and McCarthyism, a smear campaign, a dramatic trial, and, ultimately, murder. On Christmas Eve, 1985, Jo Kusek discovers her brother and his family have been savagely attacked. The wife has been killed, father and son barely alive. How did this happen? Cal, Jo's father, was a World War II pilot and an attorney. Betsy, Jo's mother, was a worker's advocate. In 1950, they escaped the political hysteria of New York City, and relocated to a close-knit town in South Dakota. Cal became a cattleman, Betsy a nurse. Jo and her younger brother, Lance, were inseparable. A seat in the State Assembly became available and Cal jumped at the chance to serve the community that had taken them in. Life was full and rewarding. Things change when Cal runs for US Senate. His campaign threatens the local triumvirate of power that will do anything to stop him. The FBI investigates Betsy, and a youthful dalliance with the Communist Party surfaces to haunt the Kuseks and divide the town. Driven by fear and hate, the Kuseks' neighbors condemn them as enemies and spies. Their American Dream falls apart overnight and becomes an agonizing nightmare. And although they are vindicated in a successful libel lawsuit, the story doesn't end there: years later, Lance Kusek, his wife and son, are violently assaulted, and the mystery then unfolds as to who could have committed this coldblooded act. Is it the result of the events decades earlier? As her loved ones hover between life and death, Jo Kusek becomes our witness to one of the most brutal periods in American history"-- [...] by Publisher : 'Knopf'

• Author :_Mia Cassany
• Pages :_40 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9781786031136
• ISBN-13 :_1786031132

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• Description : Kids will have their imaginations captured by this beautiful, non-fiction picture book that looks at home from around the world. Home from Home celebrates the wide diversity of living quarters people around the world live in. Find out who lives in a Brooklyn brownstone or a Tokyo apartment! What about a London townhouse, or a cabin in Reykjavik? Up and coming talent Paula Blumen illustrates all of these great views of home. There’s never been a better time to remember the importance of home for everyone. [...] by Publisher : 'Frances Lincoln Children's Bks'

• Author :_Femi Ojo-Ade
• Pages :_123 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_
• ISBN-13 :_UOM:39015040702287

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• Author :_Mordecai Richler
• Pages :_291 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_
• ISBN-13 :_UOM:39015006591799

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• Description : The Canadian-born comic novelist, back in his homeland after twenty expatriate years, writes about the places, people, objects, and experiences that characterize Canada and have shaped his own life and career [...] by Publisher : 'Alfred a Knopf Inc'

• Author :_Robin Whitcomb
• Pages :_52 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9781848764798
• ISBN-13 :_1848764790

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• Description : Throughout this book Robin has focussed on contrasting very different types of houses. From traditional historical homes with wonderful views, to eco-houses buried in the earth, Robin has scoured the country looking for the most unique, unusual and awe-inspiring homes to visit. With photographs to illustrate the exterior and interior of the buildings featured, plus accompanying text all about the history and context of the homes included, Robin has captured the character of the varied and eye-opening places that people have chosen to call home.This book is a must for anyone who loves to see how other people live or who has ever wondered – how can you live in a house like THAT! [...] by Publisher : 'Troubador Publishing Ltd'

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