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The Oyster Shell Driveway

The Oyster Shell Driveway

A summer on the California coast calls to Mattox Williams, a writer wanting quiet days to do the finishing work on his novel. He leases his Santa Fe house for three months and finds an ocean-facing room at Glitter Bay. While meeting the other people of the beach community, a love affair develops as well as the surrounding strife. He ...

31,50 CHF

Eagle Squad

Eagle Squad

Terror stalks the campus of a Minnesota university, where two professors working on classified military research have been brutally murdered. Student Karen Butler fears for her life after her adviser is killed, realizing she's the only one left with detailed knowledge of a new nerve gas defense system plus a terrible nanotech weapon. Karen and her boyfriend, Jack Nelson, a ...

20,90 CHF

Mimi Pinson and Other Plays

Mimi Pinson and Other ...

Three French comedies focusing on Parisian women and their intricate love lives. MIMI PINSON, by Jean Bayard and Philippe Dumanoir, is a carefree, self-supporting, independent woman. She's a grisette (working girl) who loves as she pleases, doesn't care about money, and is both happy and charming in her simple life. THE TYPE YOU DON'T MARRY, by Édouard Pailleron, tells the ...

21,90 CHF

The Play and the Prologue & The Unfortunate Fathers

The Play and the ...

Two plays by the well-known French Enlightenment philosopher and writer, Denis Diderot. THE PLAY AND THE PROLOGUE examines, with a certain amount of skepticism, the motives of people helping other people. The playwright Hardouin, who's clearly modeled on Diderot himself, manipulates those around him to generate what he believes to be beneficial results for those in need--whatever those needs are. ...

21,90 CHF

A Reader's Guide to Modern Irish Drama

A Reader's Guide to ...

An introduction to the dramatic and theatrical tradition of Ireland. Beginning with essays on 20th-century Irish history, The Irish Literary Theatre, and the development of the Modern Irish Theatre in Dublin and other cities, the guide presents biographies of over 25 dramatists.

45,90 CHF

The Baron of Otranto & Samson & Pandora

The Baron of Otranto ...

Three plays by French author Voltaire, author of the classic novel, Candide. THE BARON OF OTRANTO tells the story of the beautiful enslaved girl, Irene, who's quite shameless and uninhibited in using her feminine charms to seduce and defeat her captor, the corsair Abdullah--and thereby free her beloved Baron Otranto. SAMSON is one of the best opera librettos that blends ...

22,90 CHF

Reena and Other Stories: Including the Novella "merle"

Reena and Other Stories: ...

This collection of Paule Marshall's short works illustrates the growth of a remarkable writer. For the first time these stories, long out of print or difficult to obtain, appear together in a single volume. Introducing the volume is Marshall's much acclaimed autobiographical essay, "From the Poets in the Kitchen" from the "New York Times Book Review's" series called "The Making ...

20,50 CHF

Reader's Guide to Modern British Drama

Reader's Guide to Modern ...

Beginning with its antecedents in the melodrama and farces of the Victorian era, the subject of his latest Reader's Guide continues the discussion of the maturation of British drama into a theater of ideas and on to the vital feminist drama that is currently energizing the present London theater. This book will be a useful tool for readers wishing to ...

28,90 CHF

The Birth of Fascist Ideology

The Birth of Fascist ...

When "The Birth of Fascist Ideology" was first published in 1989 in France and in 1993 in Italy, it aroused a storm of response, both positive and negative. In Sternhell's view, fascism was much more than an episode in the history of Italy. He argues here that it possessed a coherent ideology with deep roots in European civilization. Long before ...

69,00 CHF

Neither Right nor Left

Neither Right nor Left

Few books on European history in recent memory have caused such controversy and commotion", wrote Robert Wohl in 1991 in a major review of Neither Right nor Left. Listed by Le Monde as one of the forty most important books published in France during the 1980s, this explosive work asserts that fascism was an important part of the mainstream of ...

79,00 CHF

Draped in Blue & Brave

Draped in Blue & ...

Fight the Civil War. Immerse yourself in the ranks of the Union Army. Enlist your senses in the 141st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. While Civil War books generally speak on great leaders or great battles, "Draped in Blue & Brave" allows glimpses into soldiers' personal lives. Their trials under fire, on the march or in camp are riveting. Many soldiers died ...

27,90 CHF

Systems Engineering Guidebook

Systems Engineering Guidebook

Systems Engineering Guidebook: A Process for Developing Systems and Products is intended to provide readers with a guide to understanding and becoming familiar with the systems engineering process, its application, and its value to the successful implementation of systems development projects. The book describes the systems engineering process as a multidisciplinary effort. The process is defined in terms of specific ...

205,00 CHF

I Should Have Stayed Home

I Should Have Stayed ...

TEMPTATION and DESIRE in Hollywood! Ralph Carston, a handsome young man from Georgia, and roommate Mona Matthews work as extras and dream of Hollywood stardom when a courtroom fracas by Mona gives them a flash of notoriety. This leads to a swank Hollywood party and an introduction to Ethel Smithers, a rich older woman with a less than pure interest ...

12,90 CHF

General Physics

General Physics

Introduces physics to science students with a wide range of interests. Unlike many other physics texts, the coverage and emphasis here is influenced by the specific needs of science majors, including those in the life sciences, and thus treats topics such as geometric optics, mechanics of fluids and acoustics.

391,00 CHF

Signal Transduction: An Introduction

Signal Transduction: An Introduction

The mechanism of information transfer between cells is the subject of Introduction to Signal Transduction. Until recently various aspects of signaling by hormones were studied (and taught) under the subject of endocrinology, and signaling by neurotransmitters was the subject of neurochemistry. With growing awareness of the many similarities between hormonal and neurotransmitter signalling, recent years have witnessed the emergence of ...

109,00 CHF

The Schoolhome

The Schoolhome

Drawing selectively from reform movements of the past and relating them to the unique needs of today's parents and children, Jane Martin presents a philosophy of education that is responsive to America's changed and changing realities. As more and more parents enter the workforce, the historic role of the domestic sphere in the education and development of children is drastically ...

47,90 CHF

A New View of Women's Sexual Problems

A New View of ...

This fascinating book looks at the wide ranging therapeutic, social, and political implications of the new paradigm of women's sexuality.

145,00 CHF