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By John Steinbeck, Ulrich Pleitgen, HörbucHHamburg HHV GmbH

George und Lennie ziehen gemeinsam als Erntehelfer durchs Land. Zusammen träumen sie davon, eine kleine Farm zu besitzen und Kaninchen zu züchten. Aber so weit wird es nie kommen, denn Lennie kriegt überall Probleme. Er ist zwar bärenstark, aber geistig zurückgeblieben. was once er streicheln will, macht er mit seinen ungelenken Händen tot. Und als die junge Frau eines Gutsbesitzers ihn auffordert, sie anzufassen, ist die Katastrophe vorprogrammiert.

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Download E-books Der silberne Falke PDF

By Katia Fox, Dana Geissler, Lübbe Audio

England, 1184. Der junge William verfolgt nur ein Ziel: Er will Falkner werden, trotz seines verkrüppelten Fußes und der Tatsache, dass dieser Beruf Adligen vorbehalten ist. Als William den weißen Falken von Henry II. vor dem Tod retten kann, scheint sich sein Schicksal zu wenden. Er bekommt eine Stellung in der königlichen Falknerei und findet in dem Sohn des Meisters einen treuen Freund. Doch die Intrigen des Knappen Odon drohen seinen Lebenstraum für immer zu zerstören...

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Download E-books Born to Run PDF

"Writing approximately your self is a humorous business.... yet in a undertaking like this, the author has made one promise: to teach the reader his brain. In those pages, i have attempted to do this." (Bruce Springsteen, from the audio of Born to Run)

In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E road Band played on the great Bowl's halftime convey. The event used to be so exhilarating that Bruce made up our minds to write down approximately it. that is how this outstanding autobiography all started.

Over the previous seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately dedicated himself to writing the tale of his existence, bringing to this audio a similar honesty, humor, and originality present in his songs. He describes becoming up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, possibility, and darkness that fueled his mind's eye, top up to date he refers to as "The titanic Bang": seeing Elvis Presley's debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. He vividly recounts his relentless force to develop into a musician, his early days as a bar-band king in Asbury Park, and the increase of the E road Band. With disarming candor, he additionally tells for the 1st time the tale of the non-public struggles that encouraged his most sensible paintings and exhibits us why the music "Born to Run" finds greater than we formerly discovered.

Born to Run can be revelatory for an individual who has ever loved Bruce Springsteen, yet this e-book is way greater than a mythical rock star's memoir. it is a publication for employees and dreamers, mom and dad and kids, fans and loners, artists, freaks, or somebody who has ever desired to be baptized within the holy river of rock and roll. infrequently has a performer instructed his personal tale with such strength and sweep. Like lots of his songs ("Thunder Road", "Badlands", "Darkness at the fringe of Town", "The River", "Born within the U.S.A.", "The Rising", and "The Ghost of Tom Joad", to call only a few), Bruce Springsteen's autobiography is written with the lyricism of a novel songwriter and the knowledge of a guy who has proposal deeply approximately his stories.

Author bio: Bruce Springsteen has been inducted into the Rock and Roll corridor of status, the Songwriters corridor of repute, and the hot Jersey corridor of popularity. he's the recipient of 20 Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, and the Kennedy middle Honors. He lives in New Jersey along with his kin.

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Download E-books Chill mal, Frau Freitag: Alltag einer unerschrockenen Lehrerin PDF

By Frau Freitag, Carolin Kebekus, HörbucHHamburg HHV GmbH

Zwischen Rap und Ramadan battelt sich Frau Freitag durch den Schulalltag ihrer Brennpunktschule. Sie ist die Lehrerin von Blutdruck-Yusuf, dem hyperaktiven Dschingis, der neurotischen Christine und vielen anderen, die nicht genau wissen, used to be ihnen lieber ist: ihre deutsche Heimat oder ihr türkisches Herz. Babylonische Elterngespräche, verwirrende Lernergebnisse ("Hat Hitler die Mauer gebaut?") und Entschuldigungszettel im Freestyle. Frau Freitag nimmt's mit Humor und findet: Ich habe den schönsten Beruf der Welt!

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Download E-books The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II PDF

At the peak of worldwide conflict II, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was once domestic to 75,000 citizens, eating extra electrical energy than ny urban. yet to lots of the international, town didn't exist. millions of civilians - a lot of them younger women from small cities around the South - have been recruited to this mystery urban, enticed by way of reliable wages and the promise of war-ending paintings. saved greatly at midnight, few may ever wager the genuine nature of the initiatives they played every day within the hulking factories in the midst of the Appalachian Mountains. that's, till the top of the warfare - while Oak Ridge's mystery used to be published.

Drawing at the voices of the ladies who lived it - ladies who're now of their eighties and nineties - The ladies of Atomic City rescues a amazing, forgotten bankruptcy of yank historical past from obscurity. Denise Kiernan captures the spirit of the days via those girls: their pluck, their wish to give a contribution, and their enduring braveness. Combining the grand-scale human drama of The Worst challenging Time with the intimate biography and sometimes troubling technological know-how of The Immortal lifetime of Henrietta Lacks, the women of Atomic City is an enduring and significant addition to our country's history.

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Download E-books Nouvelles sous ecstasy PDF

"Dans les années 1980, une nouvelle drogue healthy son apparition dans les milieux noctambules : le MDMA, dit "ecstasy". Cette "pilule de l'amour" provoquait d'étranges effets : bouffées de chaleur, envie de danser toute l. a. nuit sur de los angeles techno, besoin de caresser des gens, grincements de dents, déshydratation accélérée, angoisse existentielle, tentatives de suicide, demandes en mariage. C'était une drogue dure avec une montée et une descente, comme dans les montagnes russes ou les nouvelles de certains écrivains américains."
Voici dix nouvelles écrites sous influence...

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Download E-books The Modern Scholar: Masterpieces of Medieval Literature PDF

By Timothy Shutt, Recorded Books

It's throughout the center a long time that glossy Europe, certainly, sleek Western tradition as we all know it, involves be. Classical Mediterranean tradition drew from the traditional center East, and extra at once, from the Hebrews, Greeks, and Romans. the center a while upload the Northlands, Celts, and Germans, and finally, Slavs to boot, to the combo. And the center a while observed the delivery of the fast predecessors of our personal rules approximately love and marriage as vital matters of their personal correct, completely principal to a cheerful and gratifying own life.

Beyond that, the center a long time observed the composition of a few of the best and such a lot lucrative literary works ever written, the works of Chaucer and Dante doubtless preeminent between them, yet on no account are they on my own of their surpassing merits.

In this direction, we are going to examine a few of these different greatest works - Beowulf, the little-known, yet completely superb Njal's Saga, and Sir Gawain the golf green Knight between them.

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Download E-books Tödliche Versprechen (Wolf Shadow 5) PDF

By Eileen Wilks, Michael Hansonis, Audible GmbH

Die FBI-Agentin Lily Yu reist mit ihrem Geliebten, dem Werwolf Rule Turner, nach North Carolina. Dort stößt Rule zufällig auf drei Leichen, denen der Geruch von Totenmagie anhaftet. Lily übernimmt die Ermittlungen - aber schon bald steht sie vor einem Rätsel: Als eine weitere Leiche gefunden wird, sitzt der Hauptverdächtige bereits hinter Schloss und Riegel. Der Mörder ist noch auf freiem Fuß, und er scheint nicht von dieser Welt zu sein...

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Download E-books Fillory. Die Zauberer PDF

By Lev Grossman, Stefan Kaminski, Argon Verlag

Quentin Coldwater steht kurz vor dem Highschool-Abschluss. Die Schule langweilt ihn, wie ich eigentlich alles langweilt außer Fillory, das magische Land aus den phantastischen Büchern, die er liebt. Doch plötzlich findet sich Quentin, der gerade noch durch Brooklyn gelaufen ist, selbst in einer magischen Welt wieder, an einer geheimen Zauberschule: Brakebills university. Und auch Fillory gibt es wirklich. Aber es ist keine heile Welt, sondern ein düsterer Ort, von dem eine schreckliche Bedrohung ausgeht. Quentin und seine Freunde begeben sich auf eine gefährliche Reise - und müssen sich einem alles entscheidenden Kampf stellen.

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