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Dancing Lessons For The Advanced In Age

Author : Bohumil Hrabal
ISBN : 9781590175569
Genre : Fiction
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Rake, drunkard, aesthete, gossip, raconteur extraordinaire: the narrator of Bohumil Hrabal’s rambling, rambunctious masterpiece Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age is all these and more. Speaking to a group of sunbathing women who remind him of lovers past, this elderly roué tells the story of his life—or at least unburdens himself of a lifetime’s worth of stories. Thus we learn of amatory conquests (and humiliations), of scandals both private and public, of military adventures and domestic feuds, of what things were like “in the days of the monarchy” and how they’ve changed since. As the book tumbles restlessly forward, and the comic tone takes on darker shadings, we realize we are listening to a man talking as much out of desperation as from exuberance. Hrabal, one of the great Czech writers of the twentieth century, as well as an inveterate haunter of Prague’s pubs and football stadiums, developed a unique method which he termed “palavering,” whereby characters gab and soliloquize with abandon. Part drunken boast, part soul-rending confession, part metaphysical poem on the nature of love and time, this astonishing novel (which unfolds in a single monumental sentence) shows why he has earned the admiration of such writers as Milan Kundera, John Banville, and Louise Erdrich.

Dance Lessons

Author : Chip R. Bell
ISBN : 1609941500
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 89. 25 MB
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From Chip R. Bell, the bestselling author of Customers as Partners , Managers as Mentors , and Managing Knock You rSocks Off Service , partnering with Heather Shea, the former president of The Tom Peters Group's training and consulting company Provides invaluable insights into the changing world of powerful partnering Offers tools, details techniques, and provides activities and resources to help you develop successful partnerships in every enterprise Partnerships are fast becoming the primary structure of contemporary business, as organizations partner with vendors, unions, customers, and even competitors to take advantage of short-term market opportunities, leverage intellectual capital, and create more flexible and innovative enterprises. In this important guide, authors Chip Bell and Heather Shea offer an in-depth look at how we can successfully manage partnerships and build them with substance-passion, quality, heart, and soul. While many other books have examined the rational, logical, analytical sides of partnership, none has fully explored the irrational, illogical, emotional sides, which are most often what cause partnerships to falter or fail. Dance Lessons is a comprehensive guide to the interpersonal side of partnerships, revealing exactly how the champions choreograph their partnership dances for show-stopping performances. It features: new perspectives to help you decide if partnership is right for you exciting tools for selecting the right form of partnership important techniques to help you get emotionally prepared to partner smart ways to accurately pick good partners engaging activities to help you practice your partnership skills effective methods for dealing with difficult partners and partnerships vital cues that let you know when the partnership is ready to end, and helpful tips on how to end it insights on how to manage external factors that effect partnership success practical resources to help you continue to learn about effective partnering Dance Lessons shows how to develop meaningful, ethical, and soulful partnerships in every interaction throughout your work and your life.

Dancing Lessons

Author : Cheryl Burke
ISBN : 9780470951378
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 74. 86 MB
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The inside story of the life of Cheryl Burke, TV star, dancer, choreographer, and two-time champion on the top-rated TV hit series Dancing with the Stars Cheryl Burke has been dancing since the age of four and competing since she was thirteen years old. Over several exciting seasons, she has captivated audiences of Dancing with the Stars with her incredible dance performances, Emmy-nominated choreography, high energy, and bright smile. In Dancing Lessons, she takes you from her childhood years into the world of competitive ballroom dancing and on to Dancing with the Stars. Includes behind-the-scenes stories and photos from the life of the first two-time champion of Dancing with the Stars Shares lessons Cheryl has learned from her celebrity partners on Dancing with the Stars, from Drew Lachey to Chad Ochocinco Includes personal revelations concerning Cheryl's childhood, weight issues, and the media In Dancing Lessons, Cheryl Burke whisks you away to a world full of dancing, entertainment, and living to the max. In each chapter, you will discover a depth of passion in Cheryl's life that perfectly matches the commitment she displays on the dance floor. Cheryl's accounts of being a powerful woman putting her talent to work will inspire readers everywhere to pursue their own dreams. "Not only an amazing dancer, but a kick-ass woman to look up to." —Jenny McCarthy

Dancing Lessons

Author : Olive Senior
ISBN : 9781480417199
Genre : Fiction
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Her mother’s death and her father’s madness leave G unloved and unwanted as a child. Her runaway marriage brings her children but not the fulfillment she yearns for. Many years later, a hurricane destroys her Jamaican country house where she now lives alone and she ends up—unwillingly—in a ritzy retirement home in the city, placed there by her well-to-do but distant daughter. Displaced and angry, G is forced to deal with her seemingly incompatible housemates and the pain of her past. Surprisingly, she ends up learning to love and laugh, to reconnect with the children she thought she had lost, and to finally gain a sense of belonging. Told in G’s voice as she writes in her journal—a newfound solace from pain—Dancing Lessons is by turns sad, satirical, hilarious, and ultimately redemptive. It is infused with the cadences and color of Jamaica, yet it connects with anyone anywhere who engages with notions of family, love, loss, friendship, and belonging.

The Art Of The Travel Sketch

Author : James Warfield
ISBN : 9781618423108
Genre : Art
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The Art of the Travel Sketch is a compilation of drawings by architect James Warfield. Inspired by American author Kurt Vonnegut’s observation that “peculiar travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God,” Warfield has devoted a lifetime of world travel and architectural research to record in sketches, words and photographs the most exotic vernacular environments and the cultures and people who create them. The book is intended as both an educational volume and a highly personal visual memoir. Its focus is not on “how” to draw, but rather on “why” one draws. Selected as exemplars of graphic and conceptual principles, Warfield’s sketches are accompanied by a series of essays that range from instructive – on selecting subjects, on perspective, on drawing from real life – to philosophical – on courting the creative moment, on confidence, on poetry, and on guilty pleasures and personal critiques. The book celebrates the delight and excitement of travel as well. The foreword is written by architects Cathi and Steven House, authors of Mediterranean Villages: an architectural journey and true artists in their own right, who share Warfield’s passion for both the sketch and world architecture.

The Dancing Lessons

Author : Julie M. Wood
ISBN : OCLC:883911862
Genre : Animals
File Size : 63. 3 MB
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Dancing Lessons

Author : R. Cooper
ISBN : 9781634767736
Genre : Fiction
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When Chico ends up in a dance class, will his instructor, Rafael, help him realize he still has something to learn?

Tanzstunden F R Erwachsene Und Fortgeschrittene

Author : Bohumil Hrabal
ISBN : 3518392654
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Dancing With The Beloved

Author : Paul Ferrini
ISBN : 1879159473
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 21. 69 MB
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"Romance may open the door to love, but it does not help us walk through it. Something else is needed. Something deeper. Something ultimately more real. Challenging times must be weathered. Love must be strengthened beyond neediness and self-interest. It must die a thousand deaths to learn to rise like the phoenix beyond adversity of any kind. Love is not a fragile, shiny thing, kept separate from the pain and misery of life. It is born of our willingness to learn from our mistakes and encounter the depth of our pain, as well as our partner's pain. That is the way it is. In time we learn that all pain is the same pain. And we have compassion for the other people who inadvertently step on our toes as they learn to find the inner rhythms of the dance. Like us, they will stumble and fall hundreds of times until that moment of profound aceptance when grace comes and the beloved takes their hand in the circle."

Dancing Lessons

Author : Patricia S. Weiss
ISBN : OCLC:48947053
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