A member of a species that takes over the minds of human bodies, Wanderer is unable to disregard her host's love for a man in hiding, a situation that forces both possessor and host to become unwilling allies.
Pubblicazione: 23.06.2010 / Data di consegna: 3-5 settimane (il titolo viene procurato in modo speciale)
A long-anticipated first adult novel by the award-winning author of the Harry Potter series follows the early death of a small town councilman whose demise reveals deep-rooted conflicts in his seemingly idyllic community, which rapidly deteriorates in the face of cultural [...]
Pubblicazione: 23.07.2013 / Data di consegna: 3-5 settimane (il titolo viene procurato in modo speciale)
The lead guitarist for The Rolling Stones recounts his life, from a youth obsessed with Chuck Berry to the formation of the Stones and their subsequent stardom, and discusses his problems with drugs, the death of Brian Jones, and his relationship with Mick Jagger.
Pubblicazione: 03.05.2011 / Data di consegna: 3-5 settimane (il titolo viene procurato in modo speciale)
Using the most up-to-date scholarship and research, and writing with clarity and compassion, Beevor assembles the whole picture of the Second World War in a gripping narrative that extends from the North Atlantic to the South Pacific, from the snowbound steppe to the North [...]
Pubblicazione: 04.06.2013 / Data di consegna: 3-5 settimane (il titolo viene procurato in modo speciale)
As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay-with officer Nestor Camacho -Tom Wolfe is off and running. Into the feverous landscape of the city, he introduces the mayor, the black police chief, a wanna-gomuckraking young journalist and his Yale-marinated editor; an [...]
Pubblicazione: 2014 / Data di consegna: min. 4 settimane (il titolo viene procurato in modo speciale)
Exposes common misconceptions about how animals are slaughtered and processed for food, drawing on sources ranging from popular culture to national tradition to reveal how the meat industry misrepresents its practices.
Pubblicazione: settembre 2010 / Data di consegna: 3-5 settimane (il titolo viene procurato in modo speciale)
When his dog is lost somewhere in the bush, Indian-Australian professor Tom Loxley sets aside the biography he is writing to search for his canine friend, aided by artist Nelly Zhang, a companion of questionable trustworthiness whose husband had gone missing years earlier [...]
The Periodic Table is one of man's crowning scientific achievements. But it's also a treasure trove of stories of passion, adventure, betrayal, and obsession. The infectious tales and astounding details in THE DISAPPEARING SPOON follow carbon, neon, silicon, and gold as [...]
Provides facts about the star at the center of our solar system and describes the life of the sun, from its birth and life as a self-sustaining ultra-H-Bomb fusion explosion, to its spectacular and anticipated future death.
The leader of a team of U.S. Navy SEALs sent to northern Afghanistan to capture an al Qaeda leader chronicles the events of the battle that killed his teammates and offers insight into the training of this elite group of soldiers.
Pubblicazione: 19.11.2013 / Data di consegna: 3-5 settimane (il titolo viene procurato in modo speciale)
Explores the Obama family's transition into the White House, capturing the emotions and personalities beneath the public faðcade as the president and the First Lady dealt with adjusting to their new roles.
In October 1934, 30 brave Chinese women left their respective homes to join the Chinese Communist Army and march against the hundreds of thousands of enemy soldiers who had surrounded them. Together with 86,000 Red Army soldiers-including future Chinese leaders Mao Zedong, [...]