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- OUP Oxford 1987; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.39
The legend of Faust grew up in the sixteenth century, a time of transition between medieval and modern culture in Germany. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) adopted the story of the wandering conjuror who accepts Mephistopheles's offer of a pact, selling his soul for the devil's greater knowledge; over a period of 60 years he produced one of the... more...
- Sourcebooks, Inc. 2011; US$ 6.99
Praise for Awaken the Highland Warrior: "Full of twisty subplots and sexy, romantic fun." ? Publishers Weekly They were driven apart by a timeless secret. . . Cody MacBain let the woman of his destiny slip away. A member of an ancient clan of Scottish warriors, he grew up beside Shay Logan as her secret protector, but his heart compelled him to... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 10.49
Agathe von Trapp, the oldest daughter in the Trapp Family Singers, offers readers the real story behind an American classic in her poignant and fascinating autobiography Memories Before and After The Sound of Music. The courageous family and events immortalized in the beloved Broadway musical and hit Hollywood film come vibrantly alive in these... more...
- OUP Oxford 1994; US$ 7.99 US$ 7.19
Loosely connected with Part One and the German legend of Faust, Part Two is a dramatic epic rather than a strictly constructed drama. It is conceived as an act of homage to classical Greek culture and inspired above all by the world of story-telling and myth at the heart of the Greek tradition, as well as owing some of its material to the Arabian... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95
Through the sharing of food, people feel entitled to inquire into one another's lives and ponder one another's states in relation to their foodways. This in-depth study focuses on the Bosmun of Daiden, a Ramu River people in an under-represented area in the ethnography of Papua New Guinea, uncovering the conceptual convergence of local notions of... 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...
- 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...
- 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...