Listen to the Squawking Chicken

  • Auteur: Elaine Lui
  • ISBN: 069813706X
  • Date de sortie: 2014-04-22
  • Collection: Penguin
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“I devoured this book in one sitting...alternately cheering, laughing, cringing, and gasping in horror. Lui captures the complexity of a mother-daughter relationship that is both complicated and beautiful. Poignant with a bare honesty that may make you think (and rethink) your own relationships.” —Jenny Lawson, #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened As the 800,000+ U.S. fans of Elaine Lui’s site know, her mother, aka The Squawking Chicken, is a huge factor in Elaine’s life. She pulls no punches, especially with her only child. “Where’s my money?” she asks every time she sees Elaine. “You’ll never be Miss Hong Kong,” she informed her daughter when she was a girl. Listen to the Squawking Chicken lays bare the playbook of unusual advice, warnings, and unwavering love that has guided Elaine throughout her life. Using the nine principles that her mother used to raise her, Elaine tells us the story of the Squawking Chicken’s life—in which she walked an unusual path to parent with tough love, humor, and, through it all, a mother’s unyielding devotion to her daughter. This is a love letter to mothers everywhere.

Lui Che woo

  • Auteur: Lui Che-woo
  • ISBN: 9814610372
  • Date de sortie: 2016-08-12
  • Collection: Editions Didier Millet
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Hong Kong multi-billionaire Lui Che-woo started his first enterprise in difficult circumstances at the age of 13. Now, after more than 70 years in business, he has achieved great success in numerous industries. He is founder and chairman of multinational conglomerate K. Wah Group, with operations in Hong Kong, Mainland China, the United States and elsewhere. In recent times he has become well-known for leading Galaxy Entertainment Group to become one of the three large gaming operators in Macau. In tandem with his success in business, Lui is a distinguished philanthropist. Notably, in 2015 he established the LUI Che Woo Prize – Prize for World Civilisation to honour and recognize individuals or organizations who have unconditionally promoted world civilization. In the course of his life and career, Lui has faced many challenges and experienced numerous ups and downs. What makes drives Lui? Why do his businesses continue to take off and flourish? What makes his era-spanning, diverse and multinational business empire successful and outstanding? In this book he shares his wisdom, unveils the secrets of his triumphs and pathways to happiness, and inspires readers to change their thinking and improve their lives.

Reversul istoriei Eseu despre opera lui Mircea Eliade

  • Auteur: Mihai Gheorghiu
  • ISBN: 9735047519
  • Date de sortie: 2015-03-12
  • Collection: Humanitas SA
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Din cuprins: „Pariul“ eliadian. Romanul conştiinţei nefericite. Mitic şi epic în proza fantastică. Nae Ionescu, Pater et Magister. Itinerariu spiritual, 1927-1949. Istoria religiilor, filozofia istoriei, hermeneutică şi ieşirea din nihilism. Jurnale, memorialistică, confesiuni. Proză autoscopică şi simbolism al experienţei personale

M moires du comte Belliard lieutenant g n ral pair de France crits par lui m me

  • Auteur: Général de Division Comte Augustin-Daniel Belliard
  • ISBN: 1908902884
  • Date de sortie: 2013-02-18
  • Collection: Pickle Partners Publishing
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« Mémoires du comte Belliard, lieutenant-général, pair de France écrits par lui-même, recueillis et mis en ordre par M. Vinet, l'un de ses aides-de-camp. Paris, Berguet et Petion, 1842, 3 vol. in-8°. Publication décousue où des lettres de Murat à Belliard en 1812 suivent le récit de la bataille de Valmy. Les affaires d'Espagne, une conversation avec l'Empereur à Dresde, des lettres de Napoléon à Murat du 25 août au 13 octobre 1813, un récit de la capitulation de Paris, une lettre du capitaine Magnien sur la défection de Souham, l'entrevue à Fontainebleau en 1814 avec un illuminé qui veut annoncer à l’Empereur qu’il régnera encore mais que des malheures plus grand suivront, etc. en forment l’essential. » p 15/16 - Professeur Jean Tulard, Bibliographie Critique Des Mémoires Sur Le Consulat Et L'Empire, Droz, Genève, 1971 TOME I seul.

Awakening to the Tao

  • Auteur: Lui I-Ming
  • ISBN: 0834823330
  • Date de sortie: 2006-04-18
  • Collection: Shambhala Publications
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The Tao is the ancient Chinese "Way" that has inspired numerous books, from The Tao of Physics to The Tao of Sex . This book might be called "The Tao of Tao." In 142 brief meditative essays, the author uses simple language and natural imagery to express the essence of the wisdom that holds the key to success in every human endeavor. Liu I-ming (b. 1737) was a Taoist adept and a scholar of Buddhism and Confucianism. He is the author of commentaries on several Taoist classics that have been published in English, including The Taoist I Ching , also translated by Thomas Cleary.

Via a lui Marin Preda

  • Auteur: Emil Manu
  • ISBN:
  • Date de sortie: 2003
  • Collection:
  • Total Download: 7535
  • Total Read: 2299

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