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- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
The extraordinary love story of an American blueblood and a German aristocrat?and a riveting tale of survival in wartime Germany Sigrid MacRae never knew her father, until a trove of letters revealed not only him, but also the singular story of her parents? intercontinental love affair. While visiting Paris in 1927, her American mother, Aimée,... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00
This Reader is a comprehensive introductory text for the study of multimodality and offers a wide range of approaches and data sets illuminating the value of multimodal investigations for education, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, psychology, and communication. With an extensive list of further readings, suggested assignments, and an alphabetic... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 129.00
Presents models and algorithms for complex scheduling problems. This book discusses resource-constrained project scheduling problems with applications, as well as job-shop problems with flexible machines, transportation or limited buffers. It also describes the methods for calculating lower bounds, and illustrates the algorithms using examples. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00
The first biopics of poets were shown in cinemas in the USA in 1909 and in Germany in 1912. Since these early beginnings, a constant and rich tradition has developed of biopics of figures from literary history. This study is the first to carry out a longitudinal and lateral study of the genre. "Poet films" as they are called not only provide differing... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 25.95
From an award-winning author comes a "wise and richly humane coming-of-age novel" ( O: The Oprah Magazine ). In an American landscape devastated by a flu pandemic, orphaned thirteen-year-old Cole is rescued by an evangelical couple. Adjusting to a new life, he struggles with memories of the past. As other survivors become dedicated to their... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 19.99
The Last of Her Kind introduces two women who meet as freshmen on the Columbia campus in 1968. Georgette George does not know what to make of her brilliant, idealistic roommate, Ann Drayton, and her obsessive disdain for the ruling class into which she was born. She is mortified by Ann's romanticization of the underprivileged class, which Georgette... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002; US$ 17.99
From one of the most celebrated novelists of her generation, the story of a woman in the Vietnam War "After my first book was published, I received some letters." So begins Sigrid Nunez's haunting novel about the poignant and unusual friendship between a writer and a retired army nurse who seeks her out decades after their childhood in the same... more...
- Picador 2005; US$ 16.99
A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German mother. Growing up in a housing project in the 1950s and 1960s, she escapes into dreams inspired both by her parents' stories and by her own reading and, for a time, into the otherworldly life of ballet. A yearning, homesick mother, a silent... more...