Happy All The Time

Author: Laurie Colwin
Publisher: Anchor Canada
ISBN: 0307474402
Size: 44.39 MB
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This sparkling novel about how four sane, intelligent, and good-hearted people manage to find love in spite of themselves abounds in good lines, aphorisms, advice to both the loved and the lovelorn ("The New York Times").

Signs Of A Happy Baby

Author: William Paul White
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1683502116
Size: 29.20 MB
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What does your baby want to say? You can find out even before your baby can verbally speak by using baby sign language. Signs of a Happy Baby gives parents everything they need to start signing with their baby, including a comprehensive dictionary with easy-to-follow photos of fun and practical American Sign Language (ASL) signs, and tips for integrating sign language into their everyday activities. Start signing with your baby now. What your baby has to say will blow you away!

High Contrast

Author: Sharon Willis
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822320418
Size: 65.48 MB
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In High Contrast, Sharon Willis examines the dynamic relationships between racial and sexual difference in Hollywood film from the 1980s and 1990s. Seizing on the way these differences are accentuated, sensationalized, and eroticized on screen--most often with little apparent regard for the political context in which they operate--Willis restores that context through close readings of a range of movies from cinematic blockbusters to the work of the new auteurs, Spike Lee, David Lynch, and Quentin Tarantino. Capturing the political complexity of these films, Willis argues that race, gender, and sexuality, as they are figured in the fantasy of popular film, do not function separately, but rather inform and determine each other's meaning. She demonstrates how collective anxieties regarding social difference are mapped onto big budget movies like the Die Hard and Lethal Weapon series, Basic Instinct, Fatal Attraction, Thelma and Louise, Terminator 2, and others. Analyzing the artistic styles of directors Lynch, Tarantino, and Lee, in such films as Wild at Heart, Pulp Fiction, and Do the Right Thing, she investigates how these interactions of difference are linked to the production of specific authorial styles, and how race functions for each of these directors, particularly in relation to gender identity, erotics, and fantasy.

Booktalks And Beyond

Author: Lucy Schall
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313094691
Size: 32.65 MB
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Dance Of The Happy Shades And Other Stories

Author: Alice Munro
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 9780679781516
Size: 61.67 MB
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Fifteen stories about life in rural Ontario deal with adolescence, loneliness, broken hearts, an abandoned wife, family relations, blind dates, and an aspiring writer

Home Cooking

Author: Laurie Colwin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307474410
Size: 76.63 MB
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A unique feast for body and soul, "Home Cooking" shares the delightful pleasures of discovering cooking and eating good, simple food.

Esquire

Author: William S. Burroughs
Publisher:
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Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage

Author: Alice Munro
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780375727436
Size: 14.96 MB
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A collection of short fiction explores the complexities of human relationships and emotions in stories about a housekeeper entering old-maidhood whose life is transformed by a practical joke and a lifelong philanderer who finds the tables turned.