Zampa (Documents) (French Edition) by Roger Grobert,José d'Arrigo

By Roger Grobert,José d'Arrigo

De ses débuts dans le quartier de los angeles Cayolle dans les années cinquante à sa fin mystérieuse dans sa cellule des Baumettes en 1984,
voici le récit de l’ascension au firmament du milieu de Gaétan Zampa, dit « le Grand » au cœur des mystères d’une ville où los angeles pègre fait partie du décor.
Le destin tragique de cet homme fut émaillé de liens problems avec le pouvoir politique et d’épisodes sanglants.
Durant sa carrière, Zampa croisera le chemin des Guérini, affrontera Francis « Le Belge » dans une guerre interminable avant de s’opposer à Jacques Imbert, dit « Le Mat », qui sera laissé pour mort.
En 1981, le meurtre du juge Michel, parti seul en croisade contre Gaëtan Zampa, finit par exaspérer les autorités.
Traduit devant le tribunal correctionnel de Marseille, « Tany » Zampa sera retrouvé pendu dans sa cellule en août 1984.

Spécialisé dans l’investigation judiciaire, José d’Arrigo a été grand reporter au Méridional, à Marseille, puis correspondant du Figaro.
Roger Grobert est né à Marseille, « sa ville », où il a dirigé plusieurs entreprises.

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Laura Wade: Plays One (Oberon Modern Playwrights) by Laura Wade,Aleks Sierz

By Laura Wade,Aleks Sierz

‘If one of many difficulties dealing with new playwrights is the expectancy that every in their performs may be comparable popular, Wade…proved which you can transform either shape and content material… now not each author supplies on their early promise. As this assortment in actual fact exhibits, Wade definitely has.’ Aleks Sierz, from his Introduction


‘Laura Wade’s play is a 90-minute masterpiece, a jewel, darkish yet translucent. it's a play of affection, dying and grief: the grief that's toughest to undergo, since it starts prior to the family member dies.’ Sunday Times


‘The rigidity, the feelings and the experience of absurdity and worry are brilliantly handled... A terrifying journey de force.’ Sunday Times


‘This is a unprecedented feat – a vicious satire with a center of gold – wrought with odd subtlety and intelligence.’ The Spectator

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Theatre and Culture in Early Modern England, 1650-1737: From by Catie, Dr Gill

By Catie, Dr Gill

Framed through the book of Leviathan and the 1713 Licensing Act, this assortment offers research of either canonical and non-canonical texts in the scope of an eighty-year interval of theatre heritage, bearing in mind definition and review that uncouples recovery drama from eighteenth-century drama. person essays reveal the numerous contrasts among the theatre of alternative many years and the context of functionality, paying unique realization to the literary innovation and socio-political alterations that contributed to the evolution of drama. Exploring the advancements in either tragedy and comedy, and in literary construction, particular themes contain the playwright's courting to the monarch, ladies writers' connection to the viewers, the altering marketplace for performs, and the increase of the bourgeoisie. This assortment additionally examines elements of gender and sophistication in the course of the exploration of women's influence on functionality and construction, masculinity and libertinism, master/servant relationships, and dramatic representations of the espresso condominium. followed by way of a listing of Spanish-English performs and a chronology of monarch's reigns and critical alterations in theatre heritage, From Leviathan to Licensing Act is a useful software for students of recovery and eighteenth-century functionality, supplying foundation for destiny examine and investigation.

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Murder of a Herkimer County Teacher: The Shocking 1914 Case by Dennis Webster

By Dennis Webster

In 1914, Poland, long island, was once a picturesque slice of small-town the USA. yet that innocence was once shattered with the surprising homicide of liked schoolteacher Lida Beecher by the hands of her former scholar Jean Gianini. At twenty-one years outdated, Lida wasn�t a lot older than her scholars. The son of a profitable furnishings broker, Jean had all of the benefits in lifestyles, yet he were categorised as diversified by means of all who encountered him. The stunning homicide introduced the world�s most sensible alienists to the packed Herkimer County Courthouse to attempt to turn out that the teenager�s psychological improvement precluded his guilt. writer Dennis Webster makes use of unheard of entry to courtroom records to bare info of the sensational crime by no means ahead of made identified to the public.

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The Mobster's Daughter by Judy Giannotti,Julie Ann Mally

By Judy Giannotti,Julie Ann Mally

The existence and instances, the highs and lows of a real Mobster's Daughter. this is often the autobiography of Judy Giannotti, co-authored via her daughter.

Everyone continuously thinks a Mobster's existence is glamorous and intriguing and full of riches, and for awhile it may be, yet there's a darker part. And this ebook delves into what occurs whilst the legislations catches up and the champagne stops flowing.

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Odonata: Frequent Flyer in the Key of Green by J.K. Oxford

By J.K. Oxford

enjoying piano the child’s awareness is quickly transported to better dimensions of fact. The flying vacationer starts to listen to voices and to determine etherial visions which circulate her ever ahead on a magical odyssey she dare no longer percentage with somebody. weird and wonderful, disappearing site visitors and visits via birds with human faces conjoin with the mysterious visual appeal of a ebook – a pivotal signal that an internal transformation is to hand. Gripped via an obsessive quest for fact underlying quite a few otherworldly "postcards from the edge"– via Yoga meditation she prepares herself for the ultimate strategy, spotting ultimately the voice which has her for many years, the voice of her religious Preceptor – a grasp of knowledge who abides within the larger octaves over the trans-Himalayan fastnesses of Tibet.

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Rache an Cosa Nostra: Erinnerungen an mein Leben als by Giuseppe Grassonelli,Carmelo Sardo,Ingrid Ickler

By Giuseppe Grassonelli,Carmelo Sardo,Ingrid Ickler

Im modify von nur zwanzig Jahren verändert sich Giuseppe Grassonellis Leben dramatisch: Sein Onkel und sein Großvater werden auf brutalste Weise von Mafiakillern der Cosa Nostra erschossen. Um die Verantwortlichen zur Rechenschaft zu ziehen, schließt Giuseppe sich mit anderen jungen Männern zusammen und wird selber Mafiaboss. Sein Rachefeldzug gegen die Cosa Nostra wird der blutigste Mafiakampf der italienischen Nachkriegsgeschichte.

Seine Erinnerungen sind ein Lehrstück über die Spirale der Gewalt und die Grenzen von Selbstjustiz, aber vor allem auch ein hoffnungsvolles Beispiel dafür, dass es nie zu spät ist, ehrlich zu bereuen.

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C.G. Jung and Hermann Hesse - A Record of Two Friendships by Miguel Serrano

By Miguel Serrano

Miguel Serrano, a Chilean diplomat and author who has travelled extensively in India learning Yoga, had a detailed friendship with Jung and Hesse on the finish in their lives. This booklet is the result of his conferences and correspondence with them. Many letters are reproduced together with files of significant significance written to the writer by way of Jung almost immediately prior to his demise, explaining his principles concerning the nature of the area and of his work.

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Montaigne aux champs (Référence) (French Edition) by Alain Legros,Anne-Marie Cocula

By Alain Legros,Anne-Marie Cocula

Située sur les derniers contreforts du Périgord, au milieu des vignes et des bois, l. a. « maison armée » de Montaigne se trouvait au coeur des guerres civiles. C’est pourtant là, « aux champs » et en « will pay sauvage », que ce seigneur de petite et récente noblesse aimait à se retirer pour écrire, par intermittence, ses Essais, sans pour autant négliger l’administration de son domaine et les affaires publiques, ni les longues équipées à travers los angeles France et jusqu’en Italie.

Les auteurs de Montaigne aux champs explorent les liens intimes que Les Essais entretiennent avec l. a. maison qui l’a vu naître et grandir. Ils replacent ce lieu dans l’histoire, au carrefour de routes empruntées par les armées ennemies, à proximité de websites où furent menés d’importants combats ou conclus d’éphémères traités de paix.

Soucieux de mettre à l. a. disposition de lecteurs curieux les plus récentes découvertes et de participer à l’élaboration d’une visite virtuelle du « château » en three D, projetée par le centre Ausonius, ils ont surtout ecu à coeur d’associer leurs regards respectifs sur ces Essais qui traitent d’histoire, de philosophie morale, de rhétorique et de poésie.

Anne-Marie Cocula, historienne, professeur des Universités, a été présidente de Bordeaux-III. Elle a écrit de nombreux ouvrages, notamment sur l. a. période des guerres de faith et sur des écrivains de los angeles Renaissance : Brantôme, Montaigne et los angeles Boétie.

Alain Legros, chercheur au Centre d’études supérieures de l. a. Renaissance, est l’auteur de nombreux articles et livres sur Montaigne et son temps, parmi lesquels Essais sur poutres. Peintures et inscriptions chez Montaigne (Klincksieck), Montaigne manuscrit (Garnier), Fricassée. Petit alphabet hédoniste de Montaigne (Labor), Pas plus sage qu’il ne faut, en collaboration avec des calligraphes (Gallimard).

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Hope in a Scattering Time: A Life of Christopher Lasch by Eric Miller

By Eric Miller

Christopher Lasch used to be a number one highbrow of the 20 th century. His paintings continually probed the nation's political and cultural terrain, contemplating the unruly thrust of America's heritage and the probabilities of a higher approach. desire in a Scattering Time is the 1st and in basic terms complete biography of this towering highbrow figure.

Miller plumbed Lasch's released writings, his correspondence, and interviews and correspondence together with his acquaintances, scholars, and associates to create this complete biography. In those pages Eric Miller captures the evolving nature of Lasch's figuring out of the realm and his struggle for readability and perception in a muddled age.

Christopher Lasch's sharp, prophetic stance triggered many in his time to reconsider what they notion that they had understood, and to contemplate the area anew. Fifteen years after Lasch's demise, the time is ripe to once more stick with his lead and to re-examine how we view and comprehend our world.

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