Born In 1942 Birthday Nostalgia

Author: Kerry Butters
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1535070072
Size: 10.41 MB
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Born in 1942 by Kerry Butters is a reference Book from that year, included in it are things in the News, Famous Births and Deaths etc. Great for birthday presents. Look out for other years in the series or maybe buy your own birth year. Look out for other years in the series by the same Author. 1916 - 2016

Tagore And China

Author: Tan Chung
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 9788132107644
Size: 13.50 MB
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Tagore and China is the first full account in English of Rabindranath Tagore's visit to China and its civilizational import. Perhaps for the first time, exhaustive material related to the visit has been collected. The book charts Tagore's 'grand visit' in 1924 undertaken in response to China's 'Tagore fever' and the series of talks he gave there, their antecedents as well as impact. Also discussed is the foundation of Cheena-Bhavana at Visva-Bharati-and thereby of Chinese studies in India-and Tan Yun-shan's lifelong dedication to it and the Sino-Indian love it held. This well-researched book unearths new material from Chinese sources to confirm the devotion of Tagore's interpreter, poet Xu Zhimo, to him and Tagore's affection for Xu Zhimo. Tagore's two personal visits to Xu Zhimo, preceded by the latter's visit to Santiniketan, have also been detailed. Supplemented by several rare photographs, Tagore and China is a fitting tribute to Tagore's 150th birth anniversary and is going to be of abiding value to Sino-Indian understanding.

1 000 Unforgettable Senior Moments

Author: Tom Friedman
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9781523500567
Size: 15.76 MB
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The president who left the nuclear launch codes in a suit at the dry cleaners. The novelist who put the orange juice outside and the kitten in the refrigerator. The Russian general who left home in full military dress . . . minus his pants. The famous sex goddess who blew the same line through 52 takes. And the rock star who no longer remembers 1975. Filled with classic lapses, gaffes, and mental bloopers, 1,000 Unforgettable Senior Moments is a fabulous and witty gift for anyone of a certain age. And now it is updated, revised with more than 20 percent new stories, and repackaged in two color, making it an even more vibrant, visually appealing, fresh, and compellingly readable book. Anyone who’s ever had a mental lapse will empathize with relative spring chicken Nicki Minaj, who, while accepting a BET Viewers’ Choice Award, forgot why she was receiving the statuette (on live national television, no less). Or the team of astrophysicists who believed they had discovered proof of alien life—only to discover the signals were coming from the lunchroom microwave. Here’s a best man forgetting to show up at the wedding, a musician leaving his priceless cello in a cab, the bank robber who wrote a holdup note on a paycheck stub that had his name and address printed on it, and the Fox studio chief who, when pressed by his leading lady to remember her name, offered “. . . Cleopatra?”

You Re Only Old Once

Author: Seuss
Publisher: RH Childrens Books
ISBN: 9780385379502
Size: 17.33 MB
Format: PDF
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With his unmistakable rhymes and signature illustration style, Dr. Seuss creates a classic picture-book ode to aging in You're Only Old Once! On a visit to "the Golden Years Clinic on Century Square for Spleen Readjustment and Muffler Repair," readers will laugh with familiar horror at the poking and prodding and testing and ogling that go hand in hand with the dreaded appellation of "senior citizen." Though Dr. Seuss is known for his peerless work in books for children, this comical look at what it's like to get older is ideal for Seuss fans of advanced years. In his own words, this is "a book for obsolete children." A perfect gift for retirement, birthdays, and holidays!

Remember When

Author: Nora Roberts
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101146516
Size: 19.69 MB
Format: PDF
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A thrilling two-part novel that blends present-day romance and futuristic suspense, Remember When is a brilliant combination of the incomparable talents of two #1 New York Times bestselling authors: Nora Roberts and her alter ego J. D. Robb. Antiques dealer Laine Tavish is an ordinary woman living an ordinary life. At least, that's what everyone in the small town of Angel's Gap, Maryland, thinks. They have no idea that she used to be Elaine O'Hara, the daughter of a notorious con man... Laine's past catches up with her when one of Big Jack's associates turns up in her shop with a cryptic warning and is then run down in the street. Now the next target of a ruthless killer, Laine teams up with sexy PI Max Gannon to find out who's chasing her, and why. The anwer lies in a hidden fortune that will change not only Laine's life, but also the lives of future generations—including New York City detective Lieutenant Eve Dallas. In a future where crime meets cutting-edge technology, Eve is used to traveling in the shadowy corners outside the law. She will attempt to track down the treasure Laine and Max sought once and for all—and stop the danger and death that has surrounded it for decades... From the Paperback edition.

A Psychoanalytic Approach To Visual Artists

Author: James W. Hamilton
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 9781781810071
Size: 18.62 MB
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James Hamilton's engaging book offers us his own unique insight into the unconscious factors involved in the creative processes associated with painting, filmmaking, and photography by studying the lives and works of a number of artists, each one having a unique personal style.In separate chapters, he looks at the lives and works of Mark Rothko, Joseph Cornell, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso, Clement Greenberg, Edward Weston, Ingmar Bergman, Francois Truffaut, Quentin Tarantino, and Florian von Donnersmarck from a psychoanalytic perspective with emphasis on unconscious motivation and the quest for mastery of intrapsychic conflict. The book is bound to encourage further questions and hypotheses about the nature of these complex phenomena.

Swinford Family Portrait In Short Stories

Author: Don Swinford
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781524600716
Size: 13.37 MB
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Donald Ray Swinford Born: January 24, 1937 in Coles County, Illinois Married Marilyn Eads, September 20, 1958 Children: Brian James, William Ray, and Beth Ellen A retired Certified Public Accountant Bachelor of Science Accountancy, University of Illinois Son of Ruby and Adren Swinford Sibling of Owen Franklin, Eula Katherine, Hazel Maxine Edna Pearl, Albert Dale, James Cleo, and Aaron Adren Served in the United States Army, 1955–1958 Mayor, City of Herrin, Illinois, 1981–1984 Protestant faith and past church elder