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The Objects Of Affection

Author : A. Berger
ISBN : 9780230109902
Genre : Performing Arts
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In this book, pre-eminent semiotician Arthur Asa Berger decodes the meanings of common objects of consumption and their perceived 'sacredness' in consumerist cultures. Using semiotic theory, consumer culture is dissected in new and fascinating ways.
Category: Performing Arts

The Object Of My Affection Is In My Reflection

Author : Rokelle Lerner
ISBN : 9780757397769
Genre : Psychology
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In her latest book, relationship expert Rokelle Lerner, tackles the innerworkings of narcissism and offers compassionate and realistic advice for surviving a relationship with those afflicted with this personality disorder. A Narcissist can make life exhilaratingly exciting one minute, and shear hell the next. A narcissist has no qualms about taking another's money, love, admiration, body or soul to satisfy their unquenchable hunger. They are not inherently evil, but unfortunately their wounds compel them to act in ways that are sometimes unconscionable, damaging, and ultimately tragic. Whether a mother-in-law, friend, coworker or boss, sometimes it's impossible to avoid narcissists, so instead of being miserable or taken advantage of, Rokelle Lerner shares her insights on the dynamics behind this personality disorder to give readers the tools to cope with narcissists, including: Learning to see narcissists as they see themselves Creating defense factors to ward them off Maintaining a balanced relationship based on mutual love, not one-sided narcissism
Category: Psychology

The Objects Of Her Affection

Author : Sonya Cobb
ISBN : 9781402294259
Genre : Fiction
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"This thrilling, emotional, and tautly paced novel will appeal to fans of The Book Thief (2006)."—Booklist, STARRED Review Her family is priceless. So is the art she's stealing to support them. Sophie Porter is the last person in the world you'd expect to be stealing Renaissance masterpieces—and that's exactly why she's so good at it. Slipping objects out of her husband's office at the Philadelphia Museum of Art satisfies something deep inside, during a time in her life when satisfactions are few and far between. Selling the treasures also happens to keep their house out of foreclosure — a house that means everything to Sophie. But the FBI is sniffing around, and Sophie is close to destroying the very life she's working so hard to build. She knows she should give up her thieving ways. But she may no longer be in control. The Objects of Her Affection is a riveting story about the realities of motherhood, the perils of secrecy, and the art of appraising the real treasures in our lives. "Sonya Cobb combines the rarified atmosphere of museum scholarship, illegal art trafficking, and the sticky desperation of young motherhood to craft a superbly written thriller."—Karen Engelmann, author of The Stockholm Octavo
Category: Fiction

The Objects Of My Affection

Author : Sarah Lugg
ISBN : 0740712489
Genre : Art
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Shaping everyday, ordinary objects such as dried flowers, shells, and buttons into fascinating collages, English artist Sarah Lugg creates what she likes to call "visual diaries." In her first major gift book, The Objects of My Affection, Sarah's "visual diaries" take a turn toward the romantic. Sarah marries her collections of feathers, stamps, stones, and flowers with the romantic poetry of classic writers such as Burns, Shakespeare, Keats, Shelley, and Longfellow to give readers and collectors a message of love and romance. This beautiful gift collection of Sarah's artwork features love, hearts, and romantic creations that are sure to capture readers' emotions.
Category: Art

Object Of My Affection

Author : Stephen McCauley
ISBN : 9781439122099
Genre : Fiction
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George and Nina seem like the perfect couple. They share a cozy, cluttered Brooklyn apartment, a taste for impromptu tuna casserole dinners, and a devotion to ballroom dancing lessons at Arthur Murray. They love each other. There's only one hitch: George is gay. And when Nina announces she's pregnant, things get especially complicated. Howard -- Nina's overbearing boyfriend and the baby's father -- wants marriage. Nina wants independence. George will do anything for a little unqualified affection, but is he ready to become an unwed surrogate dad? A touching and hilarious novel about love, friendship, and the many ways of making a family.
Category: Fiction

The Object Of Your Affections

Author : Falguni Kothari
ISBN : 9781488096754
Genre : Fiction
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Two best friends rewrite the rules of friendship, love and family…and change everything they thought they knew about motherhood Paris Kahn Fraser has it all—a successful career as an assistant district attorney, a beautiful home in New York City, and a handsome, passionate husband who chose her over having a family of his own. Neal’s dream of fatherhood might have been the only shadow in their otherwise happy life…until Paris’s best friend comes to town. Naira Dalmia never thought she’d be a widow before thirty. Left reeling in the aftermath of her husband’s death, all she wants is to start over. She trades Mumbai for New York, and rigid family expectations for the open acceptance of her best friend. After all, there isn’t anything she and Paris wouldn’t do for each other. But when Paris asks Naira to be their surrogate, they’ll learn if their friendship has what it takes to defy society, their families and even their own biology as these two best friends embark on a journey that will change their lives forever. Wry, daring and utterly absorbing, The Object of Your Affections is an unforgettable story about two women challenging the norms…and the magic that happens when we choose to forge our own path.
Category: Fiction

Stalkers And Their Victims

Author : Paul E. Mullen
ISBN : 0521669502
Genre : Medical
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This highly practical, informative account is a must for anyone who deals with stalkers and their victims.
Category: Medical