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Un río dos riveras
<b>Incluye audio del autor.</b><br /><br /><b><i>Solamente su hija, Guadalupe Rivera Marín, puede describir las entrañas de la vida con Diego Rivera.</i></b><br /> Un río dos riveras no es una biografía de Diego Rivera, es más bien el testimonio de la relación entre un padre y su hija.&#xa0;<br /> Lupe Rivera nos muestra en este retrato escrito, los rasgos de la personalidad de Diego, su padre, y que solamente se pudieron comprender y reflejar debido a la fuerza de la convivencia cotidiana. En este libro la autora, además de refrescarnos la información que ya conocemos del gran muralista mexicano, nos desnuda los sentimientos y humores de un artista genial. Sus enojos, s...
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Young Orson
“A remarkable, eye-opening biography . . . McGilligan’s Orson is a Welles for a new generation, [a portrait] in tune with Patti Smith’s Just Kids.”—A. S. Hamrah, Bookforum<br /><br />No American artist or entertainer has enjoyed a more dramatic rise than Orson Welles. At the age of sixteen, he charmed his way into a precocious acting debut in Dublin’s Gate Theatre. By nineteen, he had published a book on Shakespeare and toured the United States. At twenty, he directed a landmark all-black production of Macbeth in Harlem, and the following year masterminded the legendary WPA production of Marc Blitzstein’s agitprop musical The Cradle Will Rock. After founding the Mercury T...
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Travelling with Pomegranates
<b>TRAVELLING WITH POMEGRANATES is a touching and perceptive memoir about mothers and daughters that will resonate with women of all ages. From Sue Monk Kidd, the<i> New</i> <i>York Times</i> bestselling author of THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES and THE INVENTION OF WINGS ,and her daughter Ann Kidd Taylor. </b><br /><br />Sue Monk Kidd and her daughter Ann chronicle their travels together at a time when each had reached an important turning point in her life. What emerged was a quest for Ann and Sue to redefine themselves and also rediscover one other. Against the backdrop of the sacred sites of Greece, Turkey and France, Sue grapples with the problem of how to expand her vision ...
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Sinatra's Century
In celebration of his one-hundredth birthday, a charming, irresistibly readable, and handsomely packaged look back at the life and times of the greatest entertainer in American history, Frank Sinatra.<br /><br />Sinatra’s Century is an irresistible collection of one-hundred short reflections on the man, his music, and his larger-than-life story, by a lifetime fan who also happens to be one of the poetry world’s most prominent voices. David Lehman uses each of these short pieces to look back on a single facet of the entertainer’s story—from his childhood in Hoboken, to his emergence as “The Voice” in the 1940s, to the wild professional (and romantic) fluctuations that foll...
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Where Mercy is Shown, Mercy is Given
<b>In Dog We Trust. More tales from the world's most famous bounty hunter.</b><br /><br />'This is your wake up call. You either answer it now, or pay for it for the rest of your life. The choice is yours.'<br /><br />Duane 'Dog' Chapman is the world's most famous bounty hunter. During his hard-hitting and often controversial career, he has rounded up more than 6,000 criminals, and inspired and entertained millions on his top-rated TV show, DOG THE BOUNTY HUNTER. But his job doesn't end when the cuffs go on...<br /><br />Having been on the wrong side of the law himself - abuse, addiction, crime, gangs, prison - and turned his life around to become an American icon, Dog kn...
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The Old Man and the Sea
Octogenarian Anthony Smith's journey was originally inspired by both the Kontiki Expedition of Thor Heyerdahl (who he knew) and the incredible story of the survivors of a 1940 boat disaster, who spent 70 days adrift in the Atlantic, eventually reaching land emaciated and close to death. <br /><br />While this might sound like a voyage no-one would wish to emulate, to octogenarian Anthony Smith it sounded like an adventure, and he placed a typically straightforward advertisement in the Telegraph that read "Fancy rafting across the Atlantic? Famous traveller requires 3 crew. Must be OAP. Serious adventurers only." <br /><br />In his inimitable style, Smith details their voy...
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