Born to Run: Die Autobiografie

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Leben mit Wagner

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Joachim Kaiser, der Musikkritik-Papst der SZ, entführt entlang seiner eigenen Wagner-Faszination in dessen historischen, mythologischen, musikalischen und biografischen Kosmos. Was passiert in seinen Musikdramen, was sind ihre Schwierigkeiten, was macht ihre Herrlichkeit aus? Welche Beziehung besteht zwischen Wagners Kunst und seinem Antisemitismus? Ein Buch, das überzeugende und unterhaltsame Antworten gibt auf die Frage, warum Wagners Musik das Publikum bis heute fasziniert und begeistert.
238 Seiten. Lesebändchen. Leinen mit Schutzumschlag. Mängelexemplar.

Format:Gebundene Ausgabe
Seiten:240
EAN:9783827500281
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Ozzy: Die Autobiografie

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The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

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The Autobiography of Alice B.Toklas For Gertrude Stein and her wife Alice B Toklas, life in Paris was based upon the rue de Fleurus and the Saturday evenings and 'it was like a kaleidoscope slowly turning'. Audacious, sardonic and characteristically self-confident, this title offers a definitive account by an American in Paris. Full description

Format:Taschenbuch
Seiten:272
EAN:9780141185361
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Cliffs Notes on Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird

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Gain new perspective of Harper Lee's coming-of-age story set in a racially divided Southern town with CliffsNotes on To Kill a Mockingbird! With this study guide, you'll get to know Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, and Scout, the 6-year-old tomboy on the verge of a life-altering event. CliffsNotes on To Kill a Mockingbird also provides you with expert commentary, a character map, and a critical essay. What's more, you'll get background information about Harper Lee as well as suggestions as to why, after winning a Pulitzer Prize, this was to be her one and only novel.

Format:Broschiert
Seiten:112
Verlag: Cliffs Notes
EAN:9780764586002
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Cliffs Notes on Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five

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Format:Taschenbuch
Seiten:78
Verlag: Cliffs Notes
EAN:9780822012054
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Cliffs Notes)

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Batman: Killing Joke

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The Killing Joke, one of my favorite Batman stories ever, stirred a bit of controversy because the story involves the Joker brutally, pointlessly shooting Commissioner Gordon's daughter in the spine. This is a no-holds-barred take on a truly insane criminal mind, masterfully written by British comics writer Alan Moore. The art by Brian Bolland is so appealing that his depiction of the Joker became a standard and was imitated by many artists to follow.

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Format:Taschenbuch
Seiten:48
EAN:9781852860820
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Palestine

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The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories

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An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world’s attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation.

Marina Keegan’s star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012. She had a play that was to be produced at the New York International Fringe Festival and a job waiting for her at the New Yorker. Tragically, five days after graduation, Marina died in a car crash.

As her family, friends, and classmates, deep in grief, joined to create a memorial service for Marina, her unforgettable last essay for the Yale Daily News, “The Opposite of Loneliness,” went viral, receiving more than 1.4 million hits. She had struck a chord.

Even though she was just twenty-two when she died, Marina left behind a rich, expansive trove of prose that, like her title essay, captures the hope, uncertainty, and possibility of her generation. The Opposite of Loneliness is an assem­blage of Marina’s essays and stories that, like The Last Lecture, articulates the universal struggle that all of us face as we figure out what we aspire to be and how we can harness our talents to make an impact on the world.

Format:Kindle Edition
Seiten:241
Verlag: Scribner
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