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Download Beyoncegraphica: A Graphic Biography of the Genius of by Chris Roberts PDF

By Chris Roberts

BEYONCÉ needs just a one-word advent. Universally recognized and with a platform across the world, she is a singer, an artist, an activist and an icon.
during this cutting edge image biography, Beyoncé’s genius is explored and celebrated like by no means sooner than, with enjoyable infographics taking a look at the highlights and successes of her occupation – from dress alterations to checklist revenues, her remarkable vocal variety to her paintings off-stage, besides as including the all-important breakdown of a few of her most well liked dance workouts. Beyoncé’s mind-blowing accomplishments are showcased opposed to fellow legends of the as well as celebrating her achievements in her personal right.
Drawing on her 26-year profession, Chris Roberts tells the tale of ways a tender singer from Texas reworked herself right into a globally respected performer who got here to dominate the charts, our monitors or even wardrobes. Who has come to symbolize much more than the pop undefined, via philanthropy, politics and campaigning, Beyoncé has damaged the mildew of what it potential to be a megastar and that megastar maintains to rise. 

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Download Und find es wunderbar: Mein Leben (German Edition) by Ingrid Steeger PDF

By Ingrid Steeger

Wer kennt sie nicht? Ingrid Steeger, die Ulknudel, Blondine der state, Sexsymbol und naives Dummchen, die mit "Klimbim" berühmt wurde, mächtige Männer faszinierte und dennoch immer vergeblich auf der Suche nach Glück und Geborgenheit conflict.

Nun legt sie ihre Autobiografie vor. Offen, ehrlich, schockierend, aber auch komisch, anrührend und ermutigend. Ein Stück bundesdeutscher movie- und Fernsehgeschichte und gleichzeitig die Geschichte einer Frau, die immer mehr gab, als sie zurückbekam, die aufstieg, fiel und sich aus eigener Kraft wieder aufrichtete.

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Download Anna Magnani: biografia di una donna (Italian Edition) by Matteo Persica PDF

By Matteo Persica

l. a. più attuale e coinvolgente biografia della nostra diva più amata all'estero. Anna Magnani come non l'avete mai letta!
La storia inizia il 26 settembre 1973 con l. a. morte di Anna Magnani e los angeles folla assiepata dinanzi alla clinica, pronta a buttare a terra il cancello pur di vederla un’ultima volta. I ricordi di chi l’ha conosciuta si susseguono, mentre ai suoi funerali tutta Roma si riversa in line with le strade del corteo, bloccando il centro della città. L’immagine è toccante: qualcuno piange, molti battono le mani, e c’è perfino chi invoca l. a. sua beatificazione. Eppure veniva sempre descritta come una personality torva e con un caratteraccio da a ways tremare i polsi anche ai più coraggiosi.
“Chi period Anna Magnani?” è una domanda che ci coglie impreparati. Così, con un salto nel pace, torniamo all’ultima property della sua vita rimettendo in ordine le sue parole e i suoi pensieri, cercando di a long way luce nella sua personalità, grazie a un dialogo con l’attrice. Si avrà los angeles sensazione di assistere a un vero e proprio “incontro”, ricostruito attenendosi a fatti e dichiarazioni documentati in ogni minimo particolare, frutto di una lunga ricerca.
Saranno le sue parole a introdurre ogni fase della sua vita e a darne, ove è possibile, dei giudizi. Dalla storia della sua famiglia materna all’infanzia; dai primi passi sul palcoscenico alle best esperienze più significative; dal cinema al Premio Oscar; dall’amore according to i suoi uomini al rapporto con il figlio.
Al termine della lettura sapremo chi è stata Anna Magnani, grazie alle sue parole e a quelle di chi l’ha conosciuta da vicino. In occasione del sessantesimo anniversario dalla vittoria del Premio Oscar, un libro inedito che riscrive los angeles biografia di una donna simbolo del Novecento italiano grazie a nuovi documenti, eccezionali testimonianze e aspetti mai approfonditi della sua vita e carriera.
 

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Download Audrey at Home: Memories of My Mother's Kitchen by Luca Dotti PDF

By Luca Dotti

New York Times Bestseller

Enter Audrey Hepburn’s deepest international during this particular New York Times bestselling biography compiled through her son that mixes reminiscences, anecdotes, excerpts from her own correspondence, drawings, and recipes for her favourite dishes written in her personal hand, and greater than 250 formerly unpublished own relations photographs.

Audrey at Home deals fanatics an remarkable examine the mythical megastar, bringing jointly the numerous features of her existence during the foodstuff she loved—from her early life in Holland in the course of international struggle II, to her time in Hollywood as an actress and in Rome as a spouse and mom, to her ultimate years as a philanthropist touring the area for UNICEF.

Here are fifty recipes that replicate Audrey’s existence, set within the context of a particular time, together with Chocolate Cake with Whipped Cream—a social gathering of liberation in Holland on the finish of the conflict; Penne alla Vodka—a favourite home-away-from-home dish in Hollywood; Turkish-style Sea Bass—her romance with and next marriage to Andrea Dotti; Boeuf à los angeles Cuillère—Givenchy’s favourite dish, which she’d organize whilst he’d stopover at her in Switzerland; and Mousse au Chocolat—dinner on the White apartment. Audrey additionally enjoyed the fundamentals: Spaghetti al Pomodoro was once an all-time favourite, quite whilst returning domestic from her travels, as used to be a dish of fine vanilla ice cream. each one recipe is followed by way of step by step directions, together with diversifications and instruction assistance, anecdotes approximately Audrey and her existence, and a poignant number of photos and memorabilia.

Audrey at Home is a private scrapbook of Audrey’s global and the issues she enjoyed best—her teenagers, her buddies, her pets. it's a lifestyles that unfolds via nutrition, photos, and intimate vignettes in a worldly and gorgeous publication that may be a needs to for Audrey Hepburn enthusiasts and nutrition lovers.

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Download Una Vida de Milagros (Spanish Edition) by Dr. Mynor Vargas,Luis Juárez,Cesar Cesar,Edin Yacal,Lic. PDF

By Dr. Mynor Vargas,Luis Juárez,Cesar Cesar,Edin Yacal,Lic. Victor Suchite,Glenda Munguia,Yeral Ogando,Alan Crookham

En este libro, el Dr. Mynor Vargas relata las crónicas de su vida, desde el vientre de su madre hasta los forty five años de edad. Su enfoque en esta biografía está centrado en las etapas donde entiende haber vivido un milagro de Dios a su prefer. Usted será cautivado por estas verídicas historias y movido a fe en cada testimonio. Aprenderá a provocar su propia vida de milagros a través del poder de Dios y en el nombre de Jesús. ¡Le garantizamos que su vida no volverá a ser igual después de l. a. lectura de esta maravillosa obra!

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Download The Creative Edge: 17 Biographies of Cultural Icons by Brent D. Taylor PDF

By Brent D. Taylor

Discover the x-factor—the driver at the back of striking success.

What bills for the variation among the mega-success of Madonna and one thousand different wannabees ready within the wings? Why did JK Rowling be triumphant the place such a lot of others aspiring writers have failed? And what used to be it concerning the somewhat neurotic and mediocre schoolboy Sigmund Freud that ensured his place as probably the most excellent and unique thinkers in history?

In this engrossing new ebook, Taylor builds on his conception that feeling like an ‘outsider’ from an early age, even if consciously or subconsciously now not becoming into the norm, creates an part that could force awesome luck in later existence. To this center philosophy Taylor provides a brand new aspect: that of creativity, and he explores the interaction of those factors—a loss of belonging and creativity—in the lives of a glowing forged of people. transcend the glitz and glamour to find how inventive power, harnessed to supply lives and works of remarkable genius, can usually exist opposed to a backdrop of private fight and despair.

From early life outsider to grownup icon, comprehend the adventure of the next celebrities:
Brad Pitt • Elvis Presley • Frieda Kahlo • Walt Disney • Sigmund Freud • Albert Einstein • Andy Warhol • Coco Chanel • David Beckham • Dan Brown • John Lennon • Sir Edmund Hillary • JK Rowling • Angelina Jolie • Tiger Woods • Amelia Earhart • Madonna

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Download Eavesdropping: Loretta Young talks about her Movie Years by Edward Funk PDF

By Edward Funk

This booklet consists of Loretta Young’s 1990 conversations with me (Edward Funk) approximately her motion picture years.

In the concurrent new publication, “Behind the Door: the true lifetime of Loretta Young”, I delve right into a decide on few of Loretta Young’s ninety-eight movies; sufficient to grasp she used to be an important superstar and her battles to get there and stay for the subsequent twenty-five years. but, Loretta and that i had mentioned ninety-one of her motion pictures and that left loads fabric in the back of. seeing that 1990, voices in a position to remember a profession from the silent period, during the golden years of movie, were extinguished. Loretta’s isn’t simply any voice; she tells us from an Academy Award profitable star’s viewpoint. She discusses the actors, the administrators, the manufacturers, the garments (and extra clothes!), what she realized approximately performing, her innumerable “crushes” on her top males, her recognition as being “difficult”, the jobs she sought after, the jobs she didn’t. It’s 80 thousand phrases of thoughts, a dialogue of which, with a bit of luck, vintage movie buffs will take pleasure in eavesdropping.

Excerpts:

When the digicam rolled, he (jimmy Cagney) was once in personality; there has been no getting round it. and that i imagine for a lady to have a guy, who's violent that means, yet she’s the one one he’s delicate with and candy and smooth with, it’s doubly very important to her then. Even enjoying a personality in an image, you felt part of that.

Acting, i believe, is an excellent little bit of treatment for an individual since you can do, quite, whatever that you simply can be tempted to, and also you quite aren’t doing it, simply because you’re basically performing. simply because there’s loads of allure, i locate, in evil. often, it’s so lined up with attractiveness that you simply don’t see the evil.

Nothing turns me off faster than someone who’s now not infatuated or thinks I’m divine.
If you're a megastar, you don’t need to act like a celebrity. you're a superstar. you recognize that by way of how much cash you get; you recognize that by means of the place your identify appears….

You can in simple terms make love for 3 mins so long as the digicam is rolling, and passionate love if you'd like, and the minute the digital camera is over, no accountability whatever. You name that only a activity? good, it’s now not particularly “just a job,” is it?

I recognize i need issues my manner. i do know within the studio, every person used to assert and so they nonetheless do, that I’m now not the best individual on the planet to paintings with…producers and writers...... i do know I’m not…..

I used to be given the number 1 dressing room on the studio for MAN’S fortress. I didn’t comprehend at the moment that in the back of the closet of that dressing room there has been a door that led correct into Harry Cohn’s deepest office.

I imagine Alan (Ladd) used to be very aware of his appears to be like. He wouldn't glance past a definite element within the digital camera simply because he didn’t imagine he seemed strong. What distinction does it make what a guy feels like as long as he seems like a guy? With a girl, it’s extremely important.
These are women’s tips. It’s a model’s stroll. It enables you to swing your physique with no swinging your hips as the complete physique is going with it.

I be aware of it’s displaying off. another way it will no longer please me such a lot while the digital camera goes simply because every person goes to examine me vast, blown-up.

You’d be stunned how very important a film big name feels now and then. Reigning kings and queens don’t suggest a great deal except they arrive into your existence within the manner this did. yet simply to meet a king or queen, I don’t be aware of, I’d by no means exit of my option to do it.

Now, I enjoyed love scenes, the entire touching and petting simply because I loved males. I loved them then, and that i nonetheless like them.

(Speaking to director Jules Dassin): I can’t proceed. I don’t imagine you’re any happier with me than i'm with you. one in all us goes to head, and that i imagine, regrettably for you, at this aspect, I’m a much bigger megastar than you’re a director.

It isn’t effortless for a gorgeous girl to be a devoted spouse. If she’s fortunately married, definite. really easy for her to be. but when she’s unhappily married and she’s appealing, it’s very tough. Very.

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Download Esta soy yo: Silvia Pinal (Spanish Edition) by Porrúa PDF

By Porrúa

los angeles característica de esta apuesta editorial es presentar al público l. a. vida de su protagonista en su propia voz, autobiografía con un estilo specific de diálogo directo, ameno, que generan empatía entre el lector y el autor.
En esta primera entrega Silvia Pinal se mira al espejo en un ejercicio de desmitificación para, capricho de l. a. paradoja, mitificarse aún más pero sin olvidar su condición humana. En el trance de los angeles búsqueda y recuperación
de sí misma, nos comparte de manera intensa y reflexiva un recuento de sus adversidades personales, así como sus alegrías y glorias profesionales.
 Expone el camino que recorrió para consolidarse como una de las máximas figuras de los angeles actuación en México y digna de incursionar en las pantallas extranjeras, pero también nos confiesa las duras pruebas emocionales del destino.

Esta soy yo es un apasionante testimonio de vida y obra de una de las mujeres pioneras y más representativas del medio artístico nacional. Con este proyecto, Editorial Porrúa estrechó lazos con Silvia Pinal, a quien agradece su worthwhile colaboración, en los angeles que queda de manifiesto su estatus de gran estrella nacional e internacional y, sobre todo, su calidad humana.

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Download Turbulent Skies : Run-Away Thoughts from a Senior Flight by Barbara Dorger PDF

By Barbara Dorger

"TURBULENT SKIES

is a portrait of 1 of the main interesting careers for girls within the 1960’s and 1970’s -- being an airline stewardess.

The ebook chronicles how instances replaced, and company realities compelled adjustments within the airline that transitioned the activity from what it used to be to what it truly is this day.

The writer info her actual and emotional soreness over the process a two-year interval following 9-11-01 that culminated in a untimely retirement, and the way she consequently handled this important lifestyles transition. She additionally bargains her views at the present nation of the airline and ways in which the paintings atmosphere will be greater within the future.

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Download Ritratto di Zavattini scrittore (Italian Edition) by Gualtiero De Santi PDF

By Gualtiero De Santi

Uno contò sino al miliardo.
L’ispettore lo baciò sulle gote. Un altro,
che fuori faceva il ragioniere,
disse a bruciapelo: «Un miliardo di miliardi».
Ma prima ancora ci fossimo stancati di stupirci
l’alunno più giovane saltò su:
«Un miliardo di miliardi di miliardi di miliardi di miliardi».
La maestra piangeva commossa e orgogliosa,
quando dall’ultimo banco uno scolaro
con due baffoni alla carabiniera insinuò: «Più uno».
Fu uno scroscio di applausi e io stesso
gli appuntai sul petto l. a. medaglia di vermeil.
Udii uno che diceva: «Pensare che se avessi detto:
più due, avrei vinto io».

(Co)stringere in una parola il genio di Zavattini è, prima che impossibile, ingiusto; oltrepassare il pregiudizio, secondo cui l’uomo di cinema ha offuscato quello di lettere, è un debito alla precisione. Cesare Zavattini (Luzzara 1902 - Roma 1989), protagonista della cultura letteraria e cinematografica del Novecento, è scrittore originalissimo e, forse anche consistent with questo, ancora in attesa di un risarcimento critico.
Ha sempre cercato le parole in keeping with farne prodigi e miracoli: parole che consentissero di rinvenire le radici e di «riudire rimbombi dell’infanzia», ma anche di dire los angeles verità, quella veritàaaa che ha cercato nelle piccole e grandi realtà, attraverso los angeles scrittura, il cinema, il teatro e los angeles pittura. Il tipo di scrittore che Za ha scelto di essere appare destinato a succedere a se stesso, advert aggiungere sempre un qualcosa – il «più uno» di Parliamo tanto di me – agli esiti raggiunti, contravvenendo a ogni regola e conquistando ulteriori porzioni di novità.
Gualtiero De Santi in questo libro ne recupera e analizza il percorso di scrittore, dagli esordi giornalistici agli ultimi libri sperimentali e d’avanguardia, attraverso quelli “umoristici”, quelli fotografici e di poesia, accostandolo advert autori italiani (Pirandello e Pasolini, sopra a tutti) e, di necessità, a quelli europei, da Gómez de los angeles Serna a Breton e ai surrealisti francesi, da Kafka a Brecht.

Gualtiero De Santi, saggista, critico letterario e cinematografico, si è occupato anche di teatro, filosofia e arti figurative. Ha insegnato Letterature comparate presso l’Università degli Studi di Urbino e nell’ambito dell’attività di ricerca si richiama all’orizzonte critico e metodologico della comparatistica. Tra i suoi libri: Sandro Penna (La Nuova Italia, 1982), L’Angelo della Storia (Cappelli, 1988), Lo spazio della dispersione (Acropolis, 1988), I sentieri della notte (Crocetti, 1996), Teresa de Jesùs ed altri mistici (Pazzini, 2002), Le stagioni francesi di Marino Piazzolla (Fermenti, 2002); sul versante cinematografico: Louis Malle (La Nuova Italia, 1987), Sidney Lumet (La Nuova Italia, 1987), Carlo Lizzani (Gremese, 2001), Vittorio De Sica (Il Castoro, 2003), Maria Mercader (Liguori, 2007). Recentemente ha pubblicato Zavattini e l. a. radio (Bulzoni, 2012). according to Editoriale Pantheon ha curato nel 1999 i volumi Miracolo a Milano e I bambini ci guardano; nel 2001 Il tetto. Successivamente, Il giudizio universale (Associazione Amici di Vittorio De Sica, 2007) e Ladri di biciclette (Quaderni di Cinema Sud, 2009). according to i tipi di Pazzini dirige l. a. rivista «Il parlar franco», dedicata alla letteratura dialettale italiana, e i «Nuovi Quaderni Reboriani» consistent with Marsilio. Nel 2001 ha ottenuto il Premio “Dario Bellezza” in step with los angeles saggistica, nel 2004 il Premio “Vittorio De Sica” according to l. a. storiografia cinematografica.

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