It S A Kind Of Magic

Author: Carole Matthews
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405523670
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Emma and Leo have been together for ever, but their relationship seems to have lost its sparkle. When Leo turns up to Emma's thirtieth birthday dinner unforgivably late and extremely drunk, she can't help wishing for someone to wave a magic wand and turn Leo into a reliable and considerate boyfriend. Then Leo's path crosses with a decidely unusual girl called Isobel and as he falls under her spell, Emma sees him change before her very eyes. Soon she regrets wishing for a 'new' Leo at all. If Emma's going to win Leo back, she'll need to do some changing of her own . . .

Freddie Mercury

Author: Mark Blake
Publisher: Backbeat Books
ISBN: 9781495030116
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"Freddie Mercury was one of rock's most dazzling front men. When he died in 1991, the music world lost [a] flamboyant [character], as well as a supremely talented writer and vocalist. Best known as the lead singer of Queen, his ... four-octave voice was a distinctive element in the band's unique sound, which resulted in more than a dozen million-selling albums through the 1970s, '80s, and early '90s. [This book] charts his ... career in the context of the life he led in the glare of rock stardom"--Amazon.com.

It S All A Kind Of Magic

Author: Rick Dodgson
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres
ISBN: 0299295133
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"The first biography of Kesey, [revealing] a youthful life of brilliance and eccentricity that encompassed wrestling, writing, farming, magic and ventriloquism, CIA-funded experiments with hallucinatory drugs, and a notable cast of characters that would come to include Wallace Stegner, Larry McMurtry, Tom Wolfe, Neal Cassady, Timothy Leary, the Grateful Dead, and Hunter S. Thompson"--Dust jacket flap.

A Kind Of Magic

Author: Michael Labahn
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 056703075X
Size: 72.74 MB
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This collection explores the importance of magic within Early Christianity

A Kind Of Magic

Author: Betty Neels
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459230620
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Rosie already knew the sort of man she wanted to marry—and Fergus Cameron couldn't be further from that ideal! Arrogant and determined to always get his own way, he was much too sure of himself for Rosie's peace of mind. Yet he had also made it clear that he, too, had decided on the girl he wanted to marry…but did his plans include her? Only time would tell.

A Kind Of Magic

Author: Edna Ferber
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0345805801
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Bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber's fascinating second autobiography—a follow-up to her first, A Peculiar Treasure—in which she shares the adventures of her life from 1939 to 1963. Rather than just an autobiography, A Kind of Magic serves as a chronicle of American history from 1939-1963 through the eyes of a highly skilled and sensitive observer. A fan of the fine arts, Ferber offers intimate glimpses into the personalities of performers from James Dean to George S. Kaufman, and goes on to share her uncanny knack for having been consistently where the news of the day was breaking. She was in Washington the day President Roosevelt died, in London when the 8th Air Force launched its first long-range daylight raids, at Buchenwald and Nordhausen shortly after their liberation, and—more happily—in Paris on V.E. Day and in New York on V.J. Day. In these pages she recaptures that black-and-white insanity of that war and all wars, as well as the stifling, post-war complecency which gripped America at the time.

A Kind Of Magic The Political Marketing Of The Anc

Author: Rushil Ranchod
Publisher: Jacana Media
ISBN: 1431408298
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This book provides a completely new and fresh way of understanding the ANC, by looking at the way the organisation has marketed itself and built up a distinctive brand. The concern here is not so much with politics as with publicity, promotion and propaganda – that is, with techniques of political persuasion. In seven chapters we follow the development of the ANC’s political marketing strategy from 1955 to 2011. The author makes a strong case for arguing that marketing has enjoyed a central significance within the ANC for a very long time. Through the use of previously untapped sources, he provides us with important insights into the strategy and decision-making process of the ANC at critical phases of its existence, right up to the election campaign of 2009 and the Mangaung conference. The book challenges us to rethink the politics of the ANC and the future of its position at the centre of South African political life.

Avant Garde Film

Author: Alexander Graf
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9042023058
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This volume on avant-garde film has emerged as part of a wider reassessment of 20th century avant-garde art, literature and film carried out in the framework of a research project at the University of Edinburgh. It paves the way for a fresh assessment of avant-garde film and develops its theory as an integral part of a newly defined conception of the avant-garde as a whole, by closing the gap between theoretical approaches towards the avant-garde as defined on the basis of art and literature on the one hand and avant-garde cinema on the other. It gathers contributions by the most esteemed scholars in the field of avant-garde studies relating to the “classical” avant-garde cinema of the 1920s, to new trends emerging in the 1950s and 1960s and to the impact that innovative technologies have recently had on the further development of avant-garde and experimental film. The contributions reflect the broad range of different moving-image media that make up what we refer to today simply as “film”, at the same time as reconsidering the applicability of the label “avant-garde”, to offer a comprehensive and updated framework that will prove invaluable to scholars of both Moving Image Studies and Art History disciplines.

A Wild Kind Of Magic

Author: Stephen Elboz
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192752659
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Kidnappers, vampire gangs and other larger than life villains. Victorian melodrama. 10 yrs+

Everything I Know About Leadership I Learnt From The Kids

Author: Keith Coats
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
ISBN: 0143529307
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'Can I drive the car?' is a familiar refrain for most parents. But in dealing with this issue of control, trust and training, is there a lesson to be learnt, a lesson that can be applied by leaders in the business environment? Leadership trainer Keith Coats thinks so, and has written a witty and instructive book that draws on everyday events in the life of his family, pointing out how these experiences translate into important lessons in leadership. Whether they are issues of control or communication, inspiration or loyalty, or simply getting through the tough times, Coats explores the universal lessons we learn as parents and shows how to apply them in the boardroom, the office or the factory.