A Trip to the Light Fantastic: Travels with a Mexican Circus

A Trip to the Light Fantastic: Travels with a Mexican Circus EPUB

A Trip to the Light Fantastic: Travels with a Mexican Circus
An account of Katie Hickmans extraordinary year spent amidst the faded glamour of a Mexican travelling circus. Katie Hickman went to Mexico looking for magic. She found it in the circus - big top, clowns, elephant and all - where cheap, torn materials are transformed for a night into glittering illusion. Gradually adjusting to the harsh ways of the circuss nomadic lifest

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women EPUB

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women
In a fresh, modern take on the remarkable Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Reisen’s vivid biography explores the author’s life in the context of her works, many of which are to some extent autobiographical. Although Alcott secretly wrote pulp fiction, harbored radical abolitionist views, and served as a Civil War nurse, her novels went on to sell more copies than those of Herma

Saint-Exupery EPUB

Saint-Exupery
From a master biographer, the life story of the daring French aviator who became one of the twentieth centurys most beloved authorsAntoine de Saint-Exupery disappeared at age forty-four during a reconnaissance flight over southern France. At the time he was best known for a career of daring flights over the Sahara, the Pyrenees, and Patagonia and for his contributions to

Men of Mathematics EPUB

Men of Mathematics
Here is the classic, much-read introduction to the craft and history of mathematics by E.T. Bell, a leading figure in mathematics in America for half a century. Men of Mathematics accessibly explains the major mathematics, from the geometry of the Greeks through Newtons calculus and on to the laws of probability, symbolic logic, and the fourth dimension. In addition, the

The Romanovs - Box Set: Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra: The story of the Romanovs EPUB

The Romanovs - Box Set: Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra: The story of the Romanovs
Against a monumental backdrop of fabulous splendour, intrigue and barbaric cruelty, unfolds a powerful drama of passion and history. This is the story of the Romanovs, from the Tsar who brought Russia from darkness into light, to one of the greatest female rulers in history, and ultimately to the death-marked royals who watched their empire crumble.PETER THE GREAT: Crowne

Heathen Days: Menckens Autobiography: 1890-1936(H. L. Menckens Autobiography 3) EPUB

Heathen Days: Menckens Autobiography: 1890-1936(H. L. Menckens Autobiography 3)
With a style that combined biting sarcasm with the language of the free lunch counter, Henry Louis Mencken shook politics and politicians for nearly half a century. Now, fifty years after Mencken’s death, the Johns Hopkins University Press announces The Buncombe Collection, newly packaged editions of nine Mencken classics: Happy Days, Heathen Days, Newspaper Days, Prejud

Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain EPUB

Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain
The art of Nirvanas Kurt Cobain was all about his private life, but written in a code as obscure as T.S. Eliots. Now Charles Cross has cracked the code in the definitive biography Heavier Than Heaven, an all-access pass to Cobains heart and mind. It reveals many secrets, thanks to 400-plus interviews, and even quotes Cobains diaries and suicide notes and reveals an unr

Errol  Olivia: Ego  Obsession in Golden Era Hollywood EPUB

Errol Olivia: Ego Obsession in Golden Era Hollywood
Finalist, Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Award, Biography CategoryDigging deep into the vaults of Warner Brothers and the collections of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as well as other private archives, this book explores the complex personal and professional relationship of Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. Flynn, even 50 years after his death, con

Escape to Freedom: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass: A Play for Young People EPUB

Escape to Freedom: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass: A Play for Young People

Queen of the Wits: A Life of Laetitia Pilkington EPUB

Queen of the Wits: A Life of Laetitia Pilkington
Poetess, fallen woman and wit, Laetitia Pilkington spent her life as close to fame as she was near to ruin. Favoured by, among others, the newly celebrated Jonathan Swift in Ireland in the 1730s, she collected the stories and developed the brazen femininity that would be her only currency in London a decade later. Divorced by her husband after she was exposed as an adulter

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