Weißes Haar, das zu einem strengen Zopf zurückgebunden ist, hohe Hemdkragen, teure Anzüge - so kannte und liebte die Welt Karl Lagerfeld. Im Alter von 85 Jahren starb der Modezar in Paris und hinterlässt ein großes Loch in der Modewelt. Die ´´New Stars Gold Edition Karl Lagerfeld´´ widmet sich auf 100 bildgewaltigen Seiten dem Leben, Wirken und Schaffen von ´´Kaiser Karl´´ und entführt den Leser in die Welt von Chanel, Fendi und der High Fashion, in der Karl Lagerfeld zuhause war. Von seinen Anfängen in den 60er-Jahren bis hin zu den großen Haute Couture Shows - dieses Special zeichnet das Leben, Wirken und Schaffen eines der größten Künstler unserer Zeit.
A thrilling and richly drawn family drama about a daughter´s quest to understand her mother´s mysterious death.On the morning of her 70th birthday, Georgianna Grove receives an unexpected letter that calls her back to Missing Lake, Wisconsin, where her mother was murdered 66 years earlier. Georgie´s father had confessed to the murder the next morning and was carted off to a state penitentiary. Haunted by the night that took both her parents away and determined to unearth the truth, Georgie takes her reluctant family on what will become a dangerous canoe trip up the swollen Bone River to return to Missing Lake.Acclaimed novelist Susan Richards Shreve, celebrated for her ´´refined explorations of parent-child relationships´´ (Washington Post), captures the tenor of the times with clarity and elegance as she follows both Georgie and her parents on parallel trips up the Bone River, weaving together the hope of June 2008 with the injustices of June 1941. Georgie must untangle a web of bigotry, loss, and half-forgotten memories to finally understand her parents´ fate.More News Tomorrow is a stirring and irresistible portrait of a family drawn together in search of truth. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emily Sutton-Smith. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/high/002578/bk_high_002578_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Success in business demands the effective management of people. James C. Morgan, who for nearly three decades led the high-tech powerhouse Applied Materials to both financial success and to the designation as one of America´s most admired companies and best places to work, provides a simple, straightforward set of principles and tips that he says can help anyone be a better manager. Applied Materials is one of Silicon Valley´s great success stories and it helped propel the digital revolution. But Jim Morgan´s management techniques are not reserved for high-tech: Applied Wisdom shows how the same approaches, tools, and values work at any scale, from start-ups to middle management in a global corporation - and even to non-profits. Rich in stories and practical examples, it´s a must-listen for those seeking a timeless and proven management manual. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Triandiflou. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/088929/bk_acx0_088929_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Things are a little complicated for the Beacon Street Girls right now...Charlotte´s dream is to be a writer. But she doesn´t seem to care that The Abigail Adams Junior High opened its newspaper, The Sentinel, to seventh-grade writers. Why? Because she´s got a heartbreaking secret and it involves moving...again! And just when Charlotte really needs her friends, they´ve got major problems of their own. Maeve has a really great idea for a community service project, ´´Blanket Brookline with Love.´´ But try as she might, she can´t seem to get it off the ground. And the new girl, Isabel Martinez, is creating major tension. Avery and Katani don´t like her, but Maeve and Charlotte do. What will this do to the Beacon Street Girls´ friendship? Will it ever be the same? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cassandra Campbell, Emily Janice Card, Pamella D’Pella, Jennifer Betit Yen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/000818/bk_lili_000818_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.