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- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99
This book presents an historical and sociological account of the Italian mafia-type organisation known as the ?ndrangheta. It draws together diverse perspectives on the various ?ndrangheta clans and their behavioural models, focusing specifically on their organisational skills, their bonds with Calabrian society and Calabrian communities around the... more...
- Scribner 2002; US$ 15.00
Anita Diamant's international bestseller The Red Tent brilliantly re-created the ancient world of womanhood, exploring the passions, traditions, and turmoil of a family of mothers and daughters from the Book of Genesis. In Good Harbor , she brings her remarkable storytelling skills and emotional insight to the lives of modern women, considering... more...
- Scribner 2003; US$ 15.00
From the bestselling author of The Red Tent and Good Harbor , a collection of intimate, autobiographical reflections on the milestones, revelations, and balancing acts of life as a wife, mother, friend, and member of a religious community. Before The Red Tent won her international literary acclaim, Anita Diamant was a columnist in Boston. Over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
This groundbreaking collection offers a complicated portrait of girls in the 21st Century. These are the riot grrls and the Spice Girls, the good girls and the bad girls who are creating their own "girl" culture and giving a whole new meaning to "grrl" power. Featuring provocative essays from leaders in the field like Michelle Fine, Angela McRobbie,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95
Anita Harris creates a realistic portrait of the "new girl" that has appeared in the twenty-first century--she may still play with Barbie, but she is also likely to play soccer or basketball, be assertive and may even be sexually aware, if not active. Building on this new definition, Harris explores the many key areas central to the lives of girls... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.00
Despite growing up with a widowed and reclusive mother, young ZoŽ Cunningham retains an unshakable faith in storybook happy endings. When her mother, Anne, finally decides to remarry, ZoŽ is thrilled with her prospective stepfather, Simon Gould, who is not only wealthy, but also kind and generous. Simon?s affection for his new family allows ZoŽ to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00
Why do true crime stories exert such popular fascination? What do they have to say about the fear of crime in the present moment? This book examines the historical origins and development of true crime and its evolution into distinctive contemporary forms. Embracing a range of non-fiction accounts - true crime book and magazines, law and order television,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 9.99
?I had a lot of bad dates. But I wrote a lot of good poems.? So maintains Anita Liberty, the caustically funny New York City performance artist who was going along happily healing her hurt by hating and humiliating her detestable ex-boyfriend on stage and in print until the unthinkable happened: she had a good date. And one good date deserves another.... more...