The Mystery of Orcival

Titre : The Mystery of Orcival
Auteur : Émile Gaboriau
Éditeur : Read Books Ltd
ISBN-13 : 9781473364974
Libération : 2016-08-17

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This early work by Émile Gaboriau was originally published in 1867 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Mystery of Orcival' is one of Gaboriau's novels of crime and mystery. Émile Gaboriau was born in the small town of Saujon, Charente-Maritime, France. During his twenties, he became a secretary to Paul Féval – a an author now regarded as one of the fathers of modern crime fiction, whose Jean Diable (1862) is seen as the world's first modern detective novel.

The Rise of David Levinsky

Titre : The Rise of David Levinsky
Auteur : Abraham Cahan
Éditeur : Courier Corporation
ISBN-13 : 9780486146355
Libération : 2013-03-21

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A young Hasidic Jew seeks his fortune in New York's Lower East Side. He turns from his religious studies to focus on the business world, where he discovers the high price of assimilation.

The Vanishing American Jew

Titre : The Vanishing American Jew
Auteur : Alan M. Dershowitz
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 0684848988
Libération : 1998-09-08

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A well-known lawyer and best-selling author of Chutzpah argues that the dwindling of anti-Semitism in America actually threatens the Jewish community and outlines specific steps Jews can take to ensure their continuance in the next century. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

I Wake Up Screening

Titre : I Wake Up Screening
Auteur : Frank Daniel Gilroy
Éditeur : SIU Press
ISBN-13 : 0809319187
Libération : 1993

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George Stevens was the first to know - months before Frank D. Gilroy had even an inkling. As they scouted locations for The Only Game in Town in 1968, Stevens repeatedly handed Gilroy his viewfinder to consider possible scenes. Asked to explain why he was so insistent on this procedure, Stevens answered with certainty, "You're going to direct some day." Gilroy recalled Stevens' words two years later when, unhappy with the limited role of screenwriter, he optioned Desperate Characters by Paula Fox, determined not only to adapt her novel for the screen but to direct the film. Fortunately for film buffs, film historians, film students, and prospective independent film producers, Gilroy is a compulsive diarist who wrote I Wake Up Screening! while he made four independent feature films - each accorded three stars in Leonard Maltin's TV Movies and Video Guide - for a total investment of two million dollars (for all four films!). These intimate logs of the making of Desperate Characters, Once in Paris, The Gig, and The Luckiest Man in the World show clearly that a film school that doesn't include in its curriculum discussions of negotiating with the Teamsters and of raising money by independent producers is leaving out vital parts of the film-making process. Because Gilroy wrote the scripts, raised the money, assembled the production team, directed, opened each of the four films, and even ventured into the murky world of distribution, I Wake Up Screening! is a vast repository of information about film making in general and independent film making in particular. It is not recommended for anyone who wishes to preserve a fairy-tale notion about feature film making. When Gilroy first consideredpublishing these logs, his wife encouraged him. "Do it, " she said. "If it stops one person from following in your footsteps it will be worthwhile."

No Borders No Limits

Titre : No Borders No Limits
Auteur : Mark Schilling
Éditeur : Fab Press
ISBN-13 : 1903254434
Libération : 2007

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Volume 2 of the new Cinema Classics Collection from FAB Press! Drawing inspiration from Hollywood and the French New Wave, Nikkatsu Action pictures blended East and West, movie-fuelled fantasies and gritty realities of life in postwar Japan. No Borders No Limit includes a history of the studio, profiles of stars and directors, film reviews and career interviews with top figures including Joe Shishido, Toshio Masuda and Seijun Suzuki. It is the first ever book in English devoted entirely to this hugely influential film genre, and it is packed with colour illustrations.

Forever Valley

Titre : Forever Valley
Auteur : Marie Redonnet
Éditeur : U of Nebraska Press
ISBN-13 : 0803289510
Libération : 1994

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A sixteen-year old illiterate woman cares for the elderly rector of a tumbledown church in a mountain hamlet, but when the town hall across from the church is converted into a dance hall, the narrator is recruited for some of the hall's finer clientele

Children of Gebelaawi

Titre : Children of Gebelaawi
Auteur : Najīb Maḥfūẓ
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1578890381
Libération : 1997

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Najīb Maḥfūẓ A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Children of Gebelaawi Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Hidden Gates

Titre : Hidden Gates
Auteur : D. T. Dyllin
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1941126480
Libération : 2015-08-30

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P.J. Stone was taught to put duty before her heart. But everything changes with a kiss... As a Seer, P.J. is expected to choose a suitable mate to continue the bloodline. Wanting someone considered off-limits jeopardizes her future, forcing her to question everything she believes in. As if navigating her love life isn't complicated enough, P.J. receives a vision of a threat to her world that only she can perceive. But no one wants to believe a fledgling Seer's warning. With nowhere else to turn, can P.J. trust a stranger with her life, her world, and maybe even her heart?