Les ravages de la passion

Titre : Les ravages de la passion
Auteur : Marie-Bernadette DUPUY
Éditeur : Presses de la Cité
ISBN-13 : 9782258108189
Libération : 2017-01-19

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La grande saga d'une famille au cœur des Charentes. La suite des romans Le Moulin du Loup, Le Chemin des Falaises, Les Tristes Noces et La Grotte aux fées. Charente, 1925. La foudre vient de frapper les étendoirs du Moulin du Loup, causant un violent incendie et ravageant une partie importante des bâtiments industriels. Claire attend avec impatience le retour de Jean, parti au Canada avec leur fille adoptive, Angela. Mais, à leur arrivée, elle constate que l'homme a changé : il est devenu distant et taciturne. Jean semble cacher un lourd secret. C'est devant toute la famille réunie qu'Angela, enceinte, clame son amour pour Jean, lequel prétend qu'il l'aime, lui aussi. Trahie, humiliée, d'autant plus qu'elle n'a jamais pu enfanter, Claire chasse les deux amants du moulin. La guérisseuse devra pourtant se battre et renaître. Pour autant, trouvera-t-elle la force de pardonner à l'ancien bagnard, qui de son côté, exilé dans le sud de la France, est malade de honte et de chagrin ?

Heritage Regimes and the State

Titre : Heritage Regimes and the State
Auteur : Bendix, Regina
Éditeur : Universitätsverlag Göttingen
ISBN-13 : 9783863951221
Libération : 2013-07-02

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What happens when UNESCO heritage conventions are ratified by a state? How do UNESCO’s global efforts interact with preexisting local, regional and state efforts to conserve or promote culture? What new institutions emerge to address the mandate? The contributors to this volume focus on the work of translation and interpretation that ensues once heritage conventions are ratified and implemented. With seventeen case studies from Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and China, the volume provides comparative evidence for the divergent heritage regimes generated in states that differ in history and political organization. The cases illustrate how UNESCO’s aspiration to honor and celebrate cultural diversity diversifies itself. The very effort to adopt a global heritage regime forces myriad adaptations to particular state and interstate modalities of building and managing heritage.

Le Moulin du loup TF

Titre : Le Moulin du loup TF
Auteur : Marie-Bernadette DUPUY
Éditeur : Presses de la Cité
ISBN-13 : 9782258108141
Libération : 2015-02-19

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Les aventures semées d'embûches d'une jeune fille rebelle et d'un bagnard et le début de la tumultueuse saga de la famille Roy en Charente. Dans la vallée des Eaux-Claires, en Charente, Claire, au tempérament rebelle, mène une jeunesse insouciante entre sa cousine et confidente, Bertille, les ateliers du moulin où son père fabrique du papier artisanal et la campagne environnante où elle se promène inlassablement, accompagnée du jeune loup qu'elle a recueilli. Mais l'univers paisible de son enfance s'effondre bientôt... Accablé de dettes, son père la promet en mariage au fils d'un riche propriétaire de la région, un jeune homme brutal et sans scrupules qu'elle déteste. Un soir, Claire fait une rencontre qui va bouleverser sa vie : celle de Jean, un jeune bagnard, évadé alors qu'il devait embarquer pour Cayenne. La passion va lier ces deux êtres que tout oppose.

A History of Food

Titre : A History of Food
Auteur : Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat
Éditeur : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN-13 : 9781444305142
Libération : 2009-03-25

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The story of cuisine and the social history of eating is a fascinating one, and Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat covers all its aspects in this classic history. New expanded edition of a classic book, originally published to great critical acclaim from Raymond Blanc, The New York Times, The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent and more Tells the story of man’s relationship with food from earliest times to the present day Includes a new foreword by acclaimed food writer Betty Fussell, a preface by the author, updated bibliography, and a new chapter bringing the story up to date New edition in jacketed hardback, with c.70 illustrations and a new glossy color plate section "Indispensable, and an endlessly fascinating book. The view is staggering. Not a book to digest at one or several sittings. Savor it instead, one small slice at a time, accompanied by a very fine wine." –New York Times "This book is not only impressive for the knowledge it provides, it is unique in its integration of historical anecdotes and factual data. It is a marvellous reference to a great many topics." –Raymond Blanc "Quirky, encyclopaedic, and hugely entertaining. A delight." –Sunday Telegraph "It's the best book when you are looking for very clear but interesting stories. Everything is cross-referenced to an extraordinary degree, which is great because the information given is so complex and interweaving." –The Independent "A History of Food is a monumental work, a prodigious feat of careful scholarship, patient research and attention to detail. Full of astonishing but insufficiently known facts." –Times Higher Education Supplement

Big Girl

Titre : Big Girl
Auteur : Danielle Steel
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781409092858
Libération : 2010-03-18

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'Watch out, world. Here I come!' For Victoria Dawson, growing up isn't a happy experience. Born to picture-perfect parents, she never feels pretty enough. But when her parents have a second child, Victoria is thrilled - she can't help but adore her new baby sister Gracie. And her parents finally have the perfect daughter they always wanted. Meanwhile Victoria still never seems to get it quite right - she battles with her weight, she's told she'll never find a man if she's too clever, and the one career she feels passionate about her parents don't approve of. And so Victoria decides to move to New York to fulfil her dreams and escape her family. Though her new life is exciting, the old temptations remain, and she continues to wage war with the scales. Can Victoria find a life far from the hurt and neglect of her childhood, embrace the courage to find freedom, and become who she really is at last? An inspiring and uplifting novel from the incomparable storyteller Danielle Steel

The Storyteller s Thesaurus

Titre : The Storyteller s Thesaurus
Auteur : Troll Lord Games
Éditeur : Troll Lord Games
ISBN-13 : 1936822350
Libération : 2015-04-30

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Writers, game designers, teachers, and students ~this is the book youve been waiting for! Written by storytellers for storytellers, this volume offers an entirely new approach to word finding. Browse the pages within to see what makes this book different:


Titre : Napoleon
Auteur : Frank McLynn
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781448129584
Libération : 2011-12-31

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Napoleon Bonaparte's character and achievements have always divided critics and commentators. In this compelling new biography Frank McLynn draws on the most recent scholarship and throws a brilliant light on this most paradoxical of men - as military leader, lover and emperor. Tracing Napoleon's extraordinary career, Mc Lynn examines the Promethean legend from the Corsican roots, through the years of the French Revolution and the military triumphs, to the coronation in 1804 and ultimate defeat and imprisonment. Napoleon the man emerges as an even more fascinating character than previously imagined, and McLynn brilliantly reveals the extent to which he was both existential hero and plaything of Fate; mathematician and mystic; intellectual giant and moral pygmy; Great Man and deeply flawed human being.

A Perfect Stranger

Titre : A Perfect Stranger
Auteur : Danielle Steel
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9780751556735
Libération : 2015-05-28

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After the collapse of his first marriage, Alex Hale fears he will never find happiness again. Young, rich and desperately lonely, Raphaella is sentenced to an empty life in her mansion, bound by a sense of honour and duty to her elderly husband. Alex and Raphaella are worlds apart when life conspires to bring them together. But theirs is a love affair of stolen moments and the promise of tomorrow. Is it possible to find happiness with a perfect stranger?

The Real History Behind the Templars

Titre : The Real History Behind the Templars
Auteur : Sharan Newman
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 9781440623288
Libération : 2007-09-04

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The medieval historian who revealed The Real History Behind the Da Vinci Code uncloaks the Templars. In the year 1119, these noblemen found their calling as protectors of the faithful on a dangerous pilgrimage to newly conquered Jerusalem. Now, historian Sharan Newman elucidates the mysteries and misconceptions of the Templars, from their true first founding and role in the Crusades to more modern intrigues, including: - Were they devout knights or secret heretics? - Did they leave behind a fantastic treasure-hidden to this day? - How did they come to be associated with the Holy Grail? - Did they come to America before the time of Columbus? - Does the order still exist?

The Long Road Home

Titre : The Long Road Home
Auteur : Danielle Steel
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781409093510
Libération : 2009-12-01

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A novel of courage, hope and love... From her secret perch at the top of the stairs, seven-year-old Gabriella watches the guests arrive at her parents' lavish Manhattan home. The click, click click of her mother's high heels strikes terror into her heart, as she has been told that she is to blame for her mother's rage - and her father's failure to protect her. Her world is a confusing blend of terror, betrayal and pain, and Gabriella knows that there is no safe place for her to hide. When her parents' marriage collapses, her father disappears and her mother abandons her to a convent, where Gabriella's battered body and soul begin to mend amid the quiet safety and hushed rituals of the nuns. And when she grows into womanhood, young Father Joe Connors comes into her life. Like Gabriella, Joe is haunted by the pain of his childhood, and with her he takes the first steps towards healing. But their relationship leads to disaster as Joe must choose between the priesthood and Gabriella. She struggles to survive on her own in New York, where she seeks escape through her writing, until eventually she is able to find forgiveness, freedom from guilt, and healing from abuse. In this work of daring and compassion, Danielle Steel has created a vivid portrait of an abused child's broken world which will shock and move you to your very soul.