The Theater of Life:Roles We Play on Planet Earth in the Passing Parade of Our Existence. Bsn Charlyn Kent Rn
The Theater of Life:Roles We Play on Planet Earth in the Passing Parade of Our Existence. Charlyn Kent RN BSN
On the Safeguarding of Life in Theaters:Being a Study From the Standpoint of an Engineer (Classic Reprint) John R. Freeman
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? Discover Jane Fonda, in her own words-and now experience the story of her life in the HBO documentary Jane Fonda in Five Acts. ´´To hold this book in your hands is to be astonished by how much living can be packed into sixty-plus years.´´-Los Angeles Times America knows Jane Fonda as actress and activist, feminist and wife, workout guru and role model. In this extraordinary memoir, Fonda shows that she is much more. From her youth among Hollywood´s elite to her film career and her activism today, Fonda reveals intimate details and personal truths she hopes ´´can provide a lens through which others can see their lives and how they can live them a little differently.´´ Surprising, candid, and wonderfully written, My Life So Far is filled with insights into the personal struggles of a woman living a remarkable life. ´´In the process of writing this book I discovered there were clear, broad, even universal themes that ran through my life, a coherent arc to my journey that, if I could be truthful in the telling, might provide a road map for other women as they face the challenges of relationships, self-image, and forgiveness. What I did not anticipate was how my journey would also resonate with men.´´-From the Introduction Praise for My Life So Far ´´[A] sisterly, enveloping memoir . . . an intimate, haunting book that might as well be catnip from its ever controversial author.´´-Janet Maslin, The New York Times ´´Terrific . . . rich . . . unexpectedly quite moving.´´-San Francisco Chronicle ´´Fiercely intelligent, detailed, probing, rigorously revealing.´´-O: The Oprah Magazine ´´Fonda possesses a raw and affecting candor. . . . Her honesty [is] a force.´´-The Philadelphia Inquirer ´´A fearless book . . . fascinating.´´-Chicago Sun-Times ´´Truly compelling.´´-The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ´´Riveting.´´-Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The New Yorker Theater and Other Scenes from a Life at the Movies:Columbia University Press Toby Talbot
When Misty Copeland first placed her hands on the ballet barre at an after-school community centre, no one expected the undersized, underprivileged and anxious thirteen-year-old to become one of America´s most groundbreaking dancers. A true prodigy, she was attempting in months roles that take most dancers years to master. But when Misty became caught between the control and comfort she found in the world of ballet and the harsh realities of her own life, she had to choose to embrace both her identity and her dreams, and find the courage to be one of a kind. In this instant New York Times bestseller, Misty Copeland tells the story of her historic journey to become the first African-American principal ballerina at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. With an insider´s passion, Misty opens a window into the life of an artist who lives life centre stage, from behind the scenes at her first classes to her triumphant roles in some of the world´s most iconic ballets. Life in Motion is a story of passion, identity and grace for anyone who has dared to dream of a different life.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? The inspiration for American Crime Story: The People v. O. J. Simpson on FX, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr., John Travolta, David Schwimmer, and Connie Britton The definitive account of the O. J. Simpson trial, The Run of His Life is a prodigious feat of reporting that could have been written only by the foremost legal journalist of our time. First published less than a year after the infamous verdict, Jeffrey Toobin´s nonfiction masterpiece tells the whole story, from the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman to the ruthless gamesmanship behind the scenes of ´´the trial of the century.´´ Rich in character, as propulsive as a legal thriller, this enduring narrative continues to shock and fascinate with its candid depiction of the human drama that upended American life. Praise for The Run of His Life ´´This is the book to read.´´-Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times ´´This book stands out as a gripping and colorful account of the crime and trial that captured the world´s attention.´´-Boston Sunday Globe ´´A real page-turner . . . strips away the months of circuslike televised proceedings and the sordid tell-all books and lays out a simple, but devastating, synopsis of the case.´´-Entertainment Weekly ´´A well-written, profoundly rational analysis of the trial and, more specifically, the lawyers who conducted it.´´-USA Today ´´Engrossing . . . Toobin´s insight into the motives and mind-set of key players sets this Simpson book apart from the pack.´´-People (one of the top ten books of the year) From the Hardcover edition.