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The subject of the Academy Award-winning documentary The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life, Alice Herz-Sommer was the world’s oldest Holocaust survivor when she died on February 23, 2014. A Century of Wisdom is the true story of her life - an inspiring story of resilience and the power of optimism. Before her death at 110, the pianist Alice Herz-Sommer was an eyewitness to the entire last century and the first decade of this one. She had seen it all, surviving the Theresienstadt concentration camp, attending the trial of Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem, and along the way coming into contact with some of the most fascinating historical figures of our time. As a child in Prague, she spent weekends and holidays in the company of Franz Kafka (whom she knew as ´´Uncle Franz”), and Gustav Mahler, Sigmund Freud, and Rainer Maria Rilke were friendly with her mother. When Alice moved to Israel after the war, Golda Meir attended her house concerts, as did Arthur Rubinstein, Leonard Bernstein, and Isaac Stern. Until the end of her life, Alice, who lived in London, practiced piano for hours every day. Despite her imprisonment in Theresienstadt and the murders of her mother, husband, and friends by the Nazis, and much later the premature death of her son, Alice was victorious in her ability to live a life without bitterness. She credited music as the key to her survival, as well as her ability to acknowledge the humanity in each person, even her enemies. A Century of Wisdom is the remarkable and inspiring story of one woman’s lifelong determination - in the face of some of the worst evils known to man - to find goodness in life. It is a testament to the bonds of friendship, the power of music, and the importance of leading a life of material simplicity, intellectual curiosity, and never-ending optimism. Praise for A Century of Wisdom: ´´An instruction manual for a life well lived.” (i 1. Language: English. Narrator: Linda Korn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/002913/bk_rand_002913_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A bewitching tale showcasing the timeless lesson that a good deed always triumphs over a bad one, even at Miss Mildred Mildew´s School of Magic! Whatever you chant, Whatever you brew, Sooner or later Comes back to you! Alice and Greta attended the same school of magic, but they each have their own ideas about how to put their skills to the best use. Alice spends her days waving her wand to cast splendid spells. Greta only uses hers to stir up trouble. When their wands and witching styles clash, it turns out Greta should have paid more attention to those early magic lessons. An enchanting tale of two very different fates.
Yomi wirft diesmal ihre gelb leuchtenden Augen auf zwei unschuldige junge Zwillingsschwestern: Durch ein dummes Missgeschick stürzt Alice vom Dach des Schulgebäudes. Ihre Schwester Seara wünscht sich, die Zeit zurückdrehen zu können, um den tragischen Unfall und den Tod von Alice zu verhindern. Ihr Hilferuf wird ausgerechnet von Yomi erhört, die ihr verspricht, dass sie ihr Glück wiederfinden wird. Doch kann Seara dem Dämonenmädchen wirklich vertrauen ...?
Jenny Colgan´s return to the Little School by the Sea - perfect for anyone who ever dreamed of going to boarding school! As the summer holidays start, scandal hits Downey House. The attraction between Maggie Adair, the fiery, committed English teacher at Downey House and David McDonald, a teacher at the local boys´ school, has escalated - and now both are facing an uncertain future. The girls of Downey House - mercurial Fliss , glamorous Alice and shy, dependable Simone - are facing long summers at home. But the new term is not far away - and it will bring new pupils and lots of fresh new challenges... ´Funny, page-turning and addictive... just like Malory Towers for grown-ups´ - Sophie Kinsella ´A brilliant boarding school book, stuffed full of unforgettable characters, thrilling adventures and angst...´ - Lisa Jewell
Ellen Burstyn has always defied expectations. Born in Detroit during the Depression, she left home at 18 and became a model for J.L. Hudson, Detroit´s largest department store. After a failed marriage and a string of unsatisfying relationships and jobs, Burstyn settled in New York, where she began her career as an actress. Her first audition landed her the lead in a Broadway play, with the show´s producer, legendary playwright and director Moss Hart, telling her, ´´You´re natural.´´ After Burstyn reluctantly moved to Los Angeles with her second husband, she eventually turned to film, delivering brilliant performances in The Last Picture Show, The Exorcist, Alice Doesn´t Live Here Anymore (for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress), Same Time, Next Year, Resurrection, and Requiem for a Dream. Burstyn describes the personal missteps, toxic relationships, and private demons she has battled, and how confronting them prompted her to find a different life path. Raised a Catholic, she has traveled the world exploring a range of spiritual experiences. From the Swiss Alps to Cambodia, from the Himalayas to the streets of New York, she has sought and found answers to life´s most puzzling questions. Lessons in Becoming Myself is the extraordinary story of her quest for the examined life. By turns tragic and funny, thoughtful and lighthearted, it is a brilliant accomplishment by one of the finest observers of human nature. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ellen Burstyn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/000526/bk_peng_000526_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.