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Pocket Elizabeth Taylor Wisdom

Author : Hardie Grant
ISBN : 1784881597
Genre : Humor
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As one of the most renowned actresses of all time, Elizabeth Taylor starred in many of the 20th century's most unforgettable films, including Giant, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Known and loved throughout the world for her striking beauty and generous humanitarian efforts, Elizabeth's legacy lives on today. Pocket Elizabeth Taylor Wisdom celebrates this incredible woman by highlighting her most memorable and wittiest quotes on life, fame, activism, love, beauty, and more. Beautifully packaged and inspirational with every turn of the page, this collection pays homage to a true icon. 'I've been through it all, baby, I'm Mother Courage.' 'What you are is what others perceive of you. Who you are is what you perceive of yourself.' 'You can't cry on a diamond's shoulder, and diamonds won't keep you warm at night, but they're sure fun when the sun shines!'
Category: Humor

Elizabeth Taylor A Passion For Life

Author : Joseph Papa
ISBN : 0062106317
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From the time she appeared in National Velvet, the film that skyrocketed her to international fame at age twelve in 1944, until her death, Elizabeth Taylor's beauty, allure, and personal strength captivated the world. In a career that spanned more than sixty years, she brought her raw talent and magnetism to bear in now classic films such as Father of the Bride, Suddenly, Last Summer, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Giant, Cleopatra, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Off screen, she lived just as passionately. That intensity brought her enormous joy and pain—and notoriety, whether it was from her vast collections of extraordinary fine jewelry and art to her battles with addiction and ill heath, from her internationally recognized humanitarian efforts on behalf of AIDS to her scandalous love affairs and seven highly scrutinized marriages. This anthology reveals the candor and honesty with which the actress led her extraordinary life. Here are Elizabeth's first-person reflections on her childhood, career, love and marriages, motherhood, beauty, aging, extravagances, charity, and sense of self. Whether witty or poignant, these words are always demonstrative of her generous, unapologetic, and fiercely determined nature, reflecting the essence of a great star and legendary modern woman.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Last Bus To Wisdom

Author : Ivan Doig
ISBN : 9781101634530
Genre : Fiction
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Named a Best Book of the Year by the Seattle Times and Kirkus Review The final novel from a great American storyteller. Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies, a landscape that gives full rein to an eleven-year-old’s imagination. But when Gram has to have surgery for “female trouble” in the summer of 1951, all she can think to do is to ship Donal off to her sister in faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin. There Donal is in for a rude surprise: Aunt Kate–bossy, opinionated, argumentative, and tyrannical—is nothing like her sister. She henpecks her good-natured husband, Herman the German, and Donal can’t seem to get on her good side either. After one contretemps too many, Kate packs him back to the authorities in Montana on the next Greyhound. But as it turns out, Donal isn’t traveling solo: Herman the German has decided to fly the coop with him. In the immortal American tradition, the pair light out for the territory together, meeting a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and having rollicking misadventures along the way. Charming, wise, and slyly funny, Last Bus to Wisdom is a last sweet gift from a writer whose books have bestowed untold pleasure on countless readers. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Fiction


Author : S. G. Browne
ISBN : 9780748123551
Genre : Fiction
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Over the past few thousand years, Fabio has come to hate his job. As Fate, he's in charge of assigning the fortunes and misfortunes that befall most of the human race - the 83 per cent who keep screwing things up. And with the steady rise in population since the first Neanderthal set himself on fire, he can't exactly take a vacation. Frustrated with his endless parade of drug addicts and career politicians, it doesn't help watching Destiny guide her people to Nobel Peace Prizes. To make matters worse, he has a five-hundred-year-old feud with Death, and his best friends are Sloth and Gluttony. And worst of all? He's just fallen in love with a human. Sara Griffen might be on Destiny's path, but Fabio keeps bumping into her - by accident at first, and then on purpose. Getting involved with her breaks Rule No. 1 - and about ten others - setting off some cosmic-sized repercussions that could strip him of his immortality...or lead to a fate worse than death.
Category: Fiction

The Pocket Lacon

Author : John Taylor
ISBN : NYPL:33433082285713
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature

Blindpits By E Taylor

Author : Elizabeth TAYLOR (Novelist.)
ISBN : OXFORD:600072328
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Roots Of Wisdom

Author : Helen Buss Mitchell
ISBN : 0534230881
Genre : Philosophy
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This text explores the basic questions that concern philosophers from an integrated, multicultural/feminist approach. The author encourages students to think of philosophy as an intellectually challenging and culturally stimulating way of thinking about life.
Category: Philosophy

How To Dress For Success

Author : Edith Head
ISBN : 0810921332
Genre : Design
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The fashion icon who dressed stars from Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor to Sophia Loren and Audrey Hepburn offers advice on what, and what not, to wear to achieve success in life, love, and career.
Category: Design


Author : Elizabeth Taylor
Genre : English fiction
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The Kingdom Of The Occult

Author : Walter Martin
ISBN : 9781418589837
Genre : Religion
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The Kingdom of the Occult delivers the timely followup to Dr. Martin's best-selling The Kingdom of the Cults This book takes Dr. Walter Martin's comprehensive knowledge and his dynamic teaching style and forges a strong weapon against the world of the Occult-a weapon of the same scope and power as his phenomenal thirty-five year bestseller, The Kingdom of the Cults (over 875,000 sold). Chapters include: Witchcraft and Wicca, Satanism, Pagan Religions, Tools of the Occult, Demon Possession and Exorcism, Spiritual Warfare, etc. Features include: Each chapter contains: Quick Facts; History; Case Studies; Theology; Resources
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105012328378
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Heirs Of Old Venice

Author : Gertrude Elizabeth Taylor Slaughter
ISBN : UVA:X000234262
Genre : Venice (Italy)
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Category: Venice (Italy)


Author : People Magazine Editors
ISBN : 1883013003
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St James Press Gay Lesbian Almanac

Author : St James Press
ISBN : UOM:39015043814196
Genre : Reference
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"This important reference work is one of the first to devote equal attention to both gay men and lesbians. Its objective approach encourages in-depth study of gay and lesbian history, culture, and experience in 20th-century America.. The book's 23 sections include a chronology, an annotated list of organizations, significant historical documents important to the gay and lesbian movement, and in-depth discussions of gay and lesbian involvement in such fields as politics, film, music, science, sports, travel, leisure, and visual and performing arts. Each section includes biographical profiles of prominent people in each field and extensive bibliographies of books. articles, and Web sites. The evenhanded approach to this subject makes this book an important purchase for all libraries".--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.
Category: Reference

The Book Of Mothers Wisdom

Author : Laurel B. Hoffman
ISBN : 1559729392
Genre : Grandmothers
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There's something about a mother's hug and whispered words of wisdom that gives an indescribably warm feeling of comfort. In the tradition of The Book of Fathers' Wisdom comes The Book of Mothers' Wisdom. In this loving and memorable book, mothers throughout history give sage advice and encouragement to their children-and yours. From authors Jane Austen to Joyce Carol Oates, politicians Eleanor Roosevelt to Hillary Rodham Clinton, and socialites Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to Princess Diana, this book is filled with mother wit on character, faith, happiness, and love -- messages that are timeless and meaningful. For example, Jane Austen gave these pearls of advice about marriage and motherhood: "Do not be in a hurry, depend upon it, the right man will come at last. You will meet somebody who will so completely attach to you that you will feel you never really loved before. And then, by not beginning the business of mothering quite so early in life, you will be young in constitution, spirits, figure and countenance". Gabriella Kerouac to her son Jack: "Whatever you do, I won't criticize your judgments; after all, your life's your own work". Here, through anecdotes and stories, mothers advise, instruct, admonish, and congratulate their children. They remind them -- in a way only a mother can -- that they have their unconditional love. The Book of Mothers' Wisdom contains advice from more than one hundred mothers, including Lucille Ball, Diana Ross, Abigail Adams, and the mothers of Thomas Edison, Margaret Thatcher, Indira Gandhi, and Mark Twain. The Book of Mothers' Wisdom offers a unique and cosy peek into the intimate and irreplaceable relationship between a mother and child.These maternal recommendations for successful living will surprise and delight all rea
Category: Grandmothers