Meet the Banks sisters--Simone, Bunny, Tallhya, and Ginger. They feel like they are finally in the clear in connection with the recent bank robberies--until their mother shows up demanding her share at gunpoint. She threatens to snitch them out if they don't come correct. The situation becomes a bloody mess, and now, two sisters must band together to cover up the unthinkable actions of one of their own. As if that isn't enough, Pastor Cassius Street hits them with another major blow. He refuses to sign over the deed to their Me-Ma's home, as they had hoped. Luckily, Ginger has more than enough tricks to provide the pastor with a dilemma of his own.As the hunt for the bank robbers continues, Simone worries about being caught by the man she loves. He's the head detective on the case, and with the recent dead bodies washing up at the riverbank around town, he's closer than he thinks to solving the case. Bunny is dealing with the loss of her everything, Spoe. She vows to get her revenge by any means necessary on everyone who played a role in his untimely demise. Will she be able to convince her sisters to have her back once again?Tallhya is still hurting because of her husband's betrayal, and she feels like she's close to losing her mind. Can any of her sisters pull her out of her downward spiral, or will they completely shut her out?How will these sisters deal with their own mountain of problems, get back the only home they know, and get their lives back on track? Only time will tell . . . as long as they stay one step ahead of the circumstances they unwittingly create.598 Руб.
Dvorak's enchanting fairy tale of the water nymph Rusalka has been a signature role for Renee Fleming for the past 25 years. The Gramophone Classical Music Guide writes: "Renee Fleming's tender and heartwarming account of Rusalka's Song to the Moon reflects the fact that the role of the lovelorn water nymph, taken by her in a highly successful production at the MET in New York, has become one of her favourites". Here at last - in sumptuous HD - is that MET production by the late Gunther Schneider-Siemssen and directed by Otto Schenk. Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts with "sensitivity and urgency" (.Financial Times) and the strong supporting cast includes Piotr Beczala "wonderful as the Prince, his tenor elegant and impassioned" [New York Times).1709 Руб.
Dvorak's enchanting fairy tale of the water nymph Rusalka has been a signature role for Renee Fleming for the past 25 years. The Gramophone Classical Music Guide writes: "Renee Fleming's tender and heartwarming account of Rusalka's Song to the Moon reflects the fact that the role of the lovelorn water nymph, taken by her in a highly successful production at the MET in New York, has become one of her favourites". Here at last - in sumptuous HD - is that MET production by the late Gunther Schneider-Siemssen and directed by Otto Schenk. Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts with "sensitivity and urgency" (.Financial Times) and the strong supporting cast includes Piotr Beczala "wonderful as the Prince, his tenor elegant and impassioned" [New York Times).2467 Руб.
Just like any dysfunctional family reunion, loyalty, love, and good times soon turn to bitterness, regret, and promises to never see one another again. At the end of the day, the Banks sisters are no different than any other family in the city of Richmond--other than the fact that they are rotten to the core. Sure, the girls are bonded by D.N.A, but they're also tied together because of their past of robbing banks, extortion, drug dealing, and even cold-blooded murder. However, that bond means absolutely nothing to them. When it comes down to it, it is every sister for herself, even if it means throwing her siblings underneath the bus to avoid the consequences of their many crimes. Sisterly love be damned; this is survival! .1305 Руб.
Specially commissioned for the Great Exhibition of Paris of 1855, I Vespri Sicilianils set at the time of the French occupation of Sicily in the 13th century and concerns the Sicilians' efforts to liberate their land. The vesper bell is rung to mark the wedding of Duchess Elena (a Sicilian patriot) to Arrigo (son of the French governor of the island) and acts as a signal for the slaughter of the unarmed French by Sicilian patriots. American soprano Susan Dunn made her Italian debut in the difficult role of Elena... "She proved a born Verdi soprano: rich and warm and agile" Financial Times Equally powerful are the performances of Leo Nucci as Guido di Monforte, the great romantic tenor Veriano Luchetti as Arrigo and Bonaldo Giaiotti in the challenging role of Procida. Opera in five acts1209 Руб.
The Financial Lives of the Poets1277 Руб.
The present anthology, Myriad Mirrors: Reflections on North-East Indian Literature in English: Recent Criticisms, is a sincere attempt to evaluate some prominent literary figures of North-East Indian Literature in English. It includes more than ten in depth critical essays on some of the latest perspectives of the region by eminent scholars of the country. The writers that have been focused are: Mamang Dai, Indira Goswami, Mitra Phukan, Moushumi Kandali, Anjum Hasan, Nabanita Kanungo, Bhaskar Roy Barman, Arbind Kumar Choudhary, Krishna Barua, Rajendra Bhandari, Niranjan Chakma, Jogamaya Chakma, etc. There are references to many other writers as well in the process of discussion. I anticipate that the spectrum of the papers presented in the book will be sure to enhance the understanding, appreciation and evaluation of North- East Indian Literature in its totality coupled with its great variety of form, content, beauty and charm. I hope that the book will get a warm reception in the hands of writers, readers, scholars and teachers who want to be more conversant with the myriad aspects of North-East Indian Literature in English.4621 Руб.
The acclaimed, award-winning novelist takes us on some of his most memorable journeys in this revelatory collection of travel essays that spans the globe, from the Caribbean to Scotland to the Himalayas. Now in his mid-seventies, Russell Banks has indulged his wanderlust for more than half a century. “Since childhood, I’ve longed for escape, for rejuvenation, for wealth untold, for erotic and narcotic and sybaritic fresh starts, for high romance, mystery, and intrigue,” he writes in this compelling anthology. The longing for escape has taken him from the “bright green islands and turquoise seas” of the Caribbean islands to peaks in the Himalayas, the Andes, and beyond. In Voyager, Russell Banks, a lifelong explorer, shares highlights from his travels: interviewing Fidel Castro in Cuba; motoring to a hippie reunion with college friends in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; eloping to Edinburgh, with his fourth wife, Chase; driving a sunset orange metallic Hummer down Alaska’s Seward Highway. In each of these remarkable essays, Banks considers his life and the world. In Everglades National Park this “perfect place to time-travel,” he traces his own timeline. “I keep going back, and with increasingly clarity I see more of the place and more of my past selves. And more of the past of the planet as well.” Recalling his trips to the Caribbean in the title essay, “Voyager,” Banks dissects his relationships with the four women who would become his wives. In the Himalayas, he embarks on a different quest of self-discovery. “One climbs a mountain not to conquer it, but to be lifted like this away from the earth up into the sky,” he explains. Pensive, frank, beautiful, and engaging, Voyager brings together the social, the personal, and the historical, opening a path into the heart and soul of this revered writer.1997 Руб.
Side 1: Tracks 1-6Side 2: Tracks 7-11Side 3: Tracks 12-172459 Руб.
This book is a result of the accumulated experience & knowledge over the years in the area of teaching of Sanskrit language, which could very well serve as beginners’ textbook in the Depts. of Education in Indian universities. This will help teachers and teacher-educators in teaching Sanskrit. It is an in-depth instructional material discussing various aspects viz. Importance of Sanskrit,Sanskrit Education at Secondary level,Relevance of Sanskrit in modern age,Methodology of Teaching Sanskrit,Qualities of a good Sanskrit teacher,Sanskrit Nyayas,Memorisation in Sanskrit,Sanskrit and Religious Education-Value Education,Art of pronunciation,etc. India is honored in the world as a land possessing long intellectual, moral, spiritual & cultural heritage preserved in Sanskrit. It is the parent language from which many Indian languages are derived. It is a great unifying force in India. Contribution of Sanskrit to various fields of learning-secular and religious, is priceless. Hence, it must be popularized and well represented in the modern education system. The book thus provides in detail the instructional material to fulfill long awaited need for the improvement of Sanskrit teaching.6592 Руб.
The fundamental role of information and communication technology in the global economy where knowledge is becoming the primary engine of growth and development. They are so widespread that one feels outdating if not using them. The influence of these over powerful technological tools has pervaded all aspects of the educational business, and economic sectors of our world. There is no doubt that just as the computer has established itself firmly in the world of business and communication technology, it has also succeeded in acquiring a fundamental role in the educational process. This role is becoming more powerful as computers become cheaper, smaller in size, more adaptable and easier to handle. Computers are becoming more appealing to teachers because of their huge capabilities and extensive effectiveness.The idea of using computers for teaching purposes in subjects like modern languages arouses mixed feelings and meets with a variety of reactions. The fact that computers are used in the teaching of other subjects and are put to a great many applications in society makes one suspect that no field lies completely outside their scope and that they might indeed be of some use.6121 Руб.
Following his father's death John Harmon returns to London to claim his inheritance, but he finds he is eligible only if he marries Bella Wilfur. To observe her character he assumes another identity and secures work with his father's foreman, Mr Boffin, who is also Bella's guardian. Disguise and concealment play an important role in the novel and individual identity is examined within the wider setting of London life: in the 1860s the city was aflame with spiralling financial speculation while thousands of homeless scratched a living from the detritus of the more fortunate-indeed John Harmon's father has amassed his wealth by recycling waste. This edition includes extensive explanatory notes and significant manuscript variants.799 Руб.
Nabucco is the opera which made Verdi the voice of the Italian people. Its theme of an oppressed people's yearning for freedom touched a responsive chord in the Italy of 1842. The stirring passion of Verdi's score proved irresistible in a country increasingly resentful of Austrian rule. "Va pensiero" the great chorus of longing, sung by the exiled Hebrews on the banks of the Euphrates, has become one of the best-loved of operatic melodies, and for Italian patriots in the middle of the 19th century, the chorus quickly became an anthem. The background to the opera is historical: set during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar (Nabucco), King of Babylon.The fictitious characters are Nabucco's daughters, Abigaille and Fenena, who are rivals for the love of Ismaele, nephew of the King of Jerusalem.There is also a powerful bass role for Zaccaria,a Hebrew priest, who brings about the conversion of Nabucco. This performance was recorded at Verona, where the huge open-air Roman Arena provides a magnificent setting for this well-loved and spectacular epic.1029 Руб.
When Philip Swallow and Professor Morris Zapp participate in their universities' Anglo-American exchange scheme, the Fates play a hand, and each academic finds himself enmeshed in the life of his counterpart on the opposite side of the Atlantic. Nobody is immune to the exchange: students, colleagues, even wives are swapped as events spiral out of control. And soon both sundrenched Euphoric State university and rain-kissed university of Rummidge are a hotbed of intrigue, lawlessness and broken vows...627 Руб.