Download E-books A Life Without Limits: A World Champion's Journey PDF

By Chrissie Wellington

In 2007, Chrissie Wellington surprised the triathlon international through profitable the Ironman global Championships in Hawaii. As a newcomer to the game and an entire unknown to the click, Chrissie's win shook up the game. A lifestyles with no LIMITS is the tale of her upward push to the head, a trip that has taken her worldwide, from a adolescence in England, to the mountains of Nepal, to the oceans of recent Zealand, and the paths of Argentina, and primary around the end line.

Wellington's first-hand, inspiring tale comprises the entire fabulous demanding situations she has faced--from anorexia to near--drowning to education with a arguable trainer. yet to Wellington, the drama of the activities additionally provides a chance to take advantage of activities to enhance people's lives.

A lifestyles with no LIMITS finds the guts at the back of Wellington's luck, besides the nutrition, education and motivational recommendations that maintain her dealing with one of many world's such a lot grueling occasions.

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By Chrissie Wellington

In 2007, Chrissie Wellington surprised the triathlon international through profitable the Ironman global Championships in Hawaii. As a newcomer to the game and an entire unknown to the click, Chrissie's win shook up the game. A lifestyles with no LIMITS is the tale of her upward push to the head, a trip that has taken her worldwide, from a adolescence in England, to the mountains of Nepal, to the oceans of recent Zealand, and the paths of Argentina, and primary around the end line.

Wellington's first-hand, inspiring tale comprises the entire fabulous demanding situations she has faced--from anorexia to near--drowning to education with a arguable trainer. yet to Wellington, the drama of the activities additionally provides a chance to take advantage of activities to enhance people's lives.

A lifestyles with no LIMITS finds the guts at the back of Wellington's luck, besides the nutrition, education and motivational recommendations that maintain her dealing with one of many world's such a lot grueling occasions.

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Download E-books Madame Jazz: Contemporary Women Instrumentalists PDF

By Leslie Gourse

Nadine Jansen, a flugelhornist and pianist, recollects an evening within the Forties while a guy got here out of the viewers as she was once taking part in either tools. "I hate to determine a lady do that," he defined as he hit the top of her horn, approximately chipping her teeth. part a century later, an enormous band named Diva made its debut in manhattan on March 30, 1993, with Melissa Slocum on bass, Sue Terry on alto sax, Lolly Bienenfeld on trombone, Sherrie Maricle on drums, and a number of alternative decent instrumentalists. The band made the sort of sturdy impact that it was once instantly booked to play at Carnegie corridor the next yr. should you had but to note, Diva signaled the emergence of ladies musicians as an important strength in jazz.

Madame Jazz is an interesting invitation to the interior global of girls in jazz. Ranging basically from the overdue Nineteen Seventies to cutting-edge forefront of functionality jazz in ny urban and at the West Coast, it chronicles a vital time of transition as ladies take the plunge from novelty acts considered as moment category electorate to sought-out execs well known and employed for his or her consummate musicianship. writer Leslie Gourse surveys the scene within the jazz golf equipment, the live performance halls, the gala's, and the recording studios from the musicians' perspective. She unearths fascinating growth on all fronts, but additionally lingering discrimination. The turning out to be good fortune of girls instrumentalists has been decades in coming, she writes. lengthy after girls turned authorised as writers and, to a lesser volume, as visible artists, ladies in music--classical, pop, or jazz--faced the approximately insuperable barrier of chauvinism and the nonetheless insidious strength of culture and behavior that retains so much males appearing with the musicians they've got continually labored with, different men.

Gourse offers dozens of appealing no-holds-barred interviews with either emerging stars and professional veterans. listed below are up-and-coming pianists Renee Rosnes and Rachel Z., trumpeter Rebecca Coupe Frank, saxophonist Virginia Mayhew, bassist Tracy Wormworth, and drummer Terri Lynne Carrington, and enduring legends Dorothy Donegan, Marian McParland and Shirley Horne. right here, in addition, are conversations with 3 pioneering enterprise girls: agent and manufacturer Helen Keane, supervisor Linda Goldstein, and pageant and live performance manufacturer Cobi Narita. all the girls converse insightfully approximately their suggestion and their dedication to pursuing the song they love. also they are frank concerning the realities of lifestyles at the street, and the additional dues girls musicians pay in a tricky and aggressive box the place everyone will pay dues. A separate bankruptcy bargains a more in-depth examine girls musicians and the continuous tension confronting those that might mix love, marriage, and/or motherhood with a lifestyles in music.

Madame Jazz is ready the background that girls jazz instrumentalists are making now, in addition to an inspiring preview of the even brighter days forward. It concludes with Frankie Nemko's energetic assessment of the West Coast jazz scene, and appends the main accomplished record ever assembled of ladies at present taking part in tools professionally.

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By Leslie Gourse

Nadine Jansen, a flugelhornist and pianist, recollects an evening within the Forties while a guy got here out of the viewers as she was once taking part in either tools. "I hate to determine a lady do that," he defined as he hit the top of her horn, approximately chipping her teeth. part a century later, an enormous band named Diva made its debut in manhattan on March 30, 1993, with Melissa Slocum on bass, Sue Terry on alto sax, Lolly Bienenfeld on trombone, Sherrie Maricle on drums, and a number of alternative decent instrumentalists. The band made the sort of sturdy impact that it was once instantly booked to play at Carnegie corridor the next yr. should you had but to note, Diva signaled the emergence of ladies musicians as an important strength in jazz.

Madame Jazz is an interesting invitation to the interior global of girls in jazz. Ranging basically from the overdue Nineteen Seventies to cutting-edge forefront of functionality jazz in ny urban and at the West Coast, it chronicles a vital time of transition as ladies take the plunge from novelty acts considered as moment category electorate to sought-out execs well known and employed for his or her consummate musicianship. writer Leslie Gourse surveys the scene within the jazz golf equipment, the live performance halls, the gala's, and the recording studios from the musicians' perspective. She unearths fascinating growth on all fronts, but additionally lingering discrimination. The turning out to be good fortune of girls instrumentalists has been decades in coming, she writes. lengthy after girls turned authorised as writers and, to a lesser volume, as visible artists, ladies in music--classical, pop, or jazz--faced the approximately insuperable barrier of chauvinism and the nonetheless insidious strength of culture and behavior that retains so much males appearing with the musicians they've got continually labored with, different men.

Gourse offers dozens of appealing no-holds-barred interviews with either emerging stars and professional veterans. listed below are up-and-coming pianists Renee Rosnes and Rachel Z., trumpeter Rebecca Coupe Frank, saxophonist Virginia Mayhew, bassist Tracy Wormworth, and drummer Terri Lynne Carrington, and enduring legends Dorothy Donegan, Marian McParland and Shirley Horne. right here, in addition, are conversations with 3 pioneering enterprise girls: agent and manufacturer Helen Keane, supervisor Linda Goldstein, and pageant and live performance manufacturer Cobi Narita. all the girls converse insightfully approximately their suggestion and their dedication to pursuing the song they love. also they are frank concerning the realities of lifestyles at the street, and the additional dues girls musicians pay in a tricky and aggressive box the place everyone will pay dues. A separate bankruptcy bargains a more in-depth examine girls musicians and the continuous tension confronting those that might mix love, marriage, and/or motherhood with a lifestyles in music.

Madame Jazz is ready the background that girls jazz instrumentalists are making now, in addition to an inspiring preview of the even brighter days forward. It concludes with Frankie Nemko's energetic assessment of the West Coast jazz scene, and appends the main accomplished record ever assembled of ladies at present taking part in tools professionally.

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Download E-books Here, Home, Hope PDF

By Kaira Rouda

Winner! Indie Excellence publication Award Mainstream/Literary Fiction
Winner! united states publication Awards Women's Fiction
Honorable point out! Mainstream/Literary Fiction, Writer's Digest Book Awards

Kelly Johnson turns into stressed in her thirty-ninth yr. An urge for food for extra forces her to take inventory of her middling middle-American life and her acquaintances' doubtless excellent lives. Her marriage to a profitable lawyer has settled right into a cozy regimen, and being the mum of 2 cute sons has been lucrative. yet Kelly's personal passions lie wasted. She eyes with envy the lives of her most sensible acquaintances, Kathryn and Charlotte, either appealing, profitable businesswomen who appear to have all of it. Kelly takes cost of her existence, devising a midlife makeover plan. From web page one, Kelly's witty reflections, self-deprecating humor, and smart strategies in executing that plan--she locations Post-it notes far and wide her apartment and car--will have readers giggling out loud. the subsequent fast, even if, they may rant correct besides Kelly as her dedication to a sullen, anorexic youngster left on her doorstep attempts her endurance or as she deflects the boozy advances of a divorced neighbor. Readers might want to preserve the tissue field convenient, too, as Kelly upkeep the wear she inflicted on a highschool pal; realizes how deeply her husband, Patrick, is familiar with and loves her; and finally grows right into a girl empowered through her personal mix of domestic and occupation.

Bestselling Here, domestic, Hope would definitely entice readers of chick lit and different women's fiction titles who're able to transition into anything new of their personal existence.

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By Kaira Rouda

Winner! Indie Excellence publication Award Mainstream/Literary Fiction
Winner! united states publication Awards Women's Fiction
Honorable point out! Mainstream/Literary Fiction, Writer's Digest Book Awards

Kelly Johnson turns into stressed in her thirty-ninth yr. An urge for food for extra forces her to take inventory of her middling middle-American life and her acquaintances' doubtless excellent lives. Her marriage to a profitable lawyer has settled right into a cozy regimen, and being the mum of 2 cute sons has been lucrative. yet Kelly's personal passions lie wasted. She eyes with envy the lives of her most sensible acquaintances, Kathryn and Charlotte, either appealing, profitable businesswomen who appear to have all of it. Kelly takes cost of her existence, devising a midlife makeover plan. From web page one, Kelly's witty reflections, self-deprecating humor, and smart strategies in executing that plan--she locations Post-it notes far and wide her apartment and car--will have readers giggling out loud. the subsequent fast, even if, they may rant correct besides Kelly as her dedication to a sullen, anorexic youngster left on her doorstep attempts her endurance or as she deflects the boozy advances of a divorced neighbor. Readers might want to preserve the tissue field convenient, too, as Kelly upkeep the wear she inflicted on a highschool pal; realizes how deeply her husband, Patrick, is familiar with and loves her; and finally grows right into a girl empowered through her personal mix of domestic and occupation.

Bestselling Here, domestic, Hope would definitely entice readers of chick lit and different women's fiction titles who're able to transition into anything new of their personal existence.

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Download E-books Rebel in a Dress: Cowgirls PDF

By Sylvia Branzei

For the insurgent in each girl's middle, this sequence provides the achievements of striking, suitable, and encouraging ladies all through background. via prices, narratives, photos, illustrations, and fact-filled side-bars, each one e-book tells the tale of twelve daring and brave women.

The Wild West and the rodeo aren't the one locations the place the cowgirl spirit are available. From the sharpshooting Annie Oakley to the mythical Calamity Jane, those woman cowgirls got here from all walks of lifestyles, yet proportion an irrepressible spirit and commitment to pushing the limits. Featured cowgirls comprise Georgie Sicking (cowboy poet), Charley Parkhurst (stagecoach driver), Tillie Baldwin (rodeo cowgirl), Tad Lucas (rodeo’s First Lady), Lucille Mulhall (steer roper), Charmayne James (barrel racer), Lillian Riggs (rancher), Sally cranium (horse trader), Johanna July (horse tamer), and Mary Fields (pioneer and mail driver).

Reading point: a while eight and up

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By Sylvia Branzei

For the insurgent in each girl's middle, this sequence provides the achievements of striking, suitable, and encouraging ladies all through background. via prices, narratives, photos, illustrations, and fact-filled side-bars, each one e-book tells the tale of twelve daring and brave women.

The Wild West and the rodeo aren't the one locations the place the cowgirl spirit are available. From the sharpshooting Annie Oakley to the mythical Calamity Jane, those woman cowgirls got here from all walks of lifestyles, yet proportion an irrepressible spirit and commitment to pushing the limits. Featured cowgirls comprise Georgie Sicking (cowboy poet), Charley Parkhurst (stagecoach driver), Tillie Baldwin (rodeo cowgirl), Tad Lucas (rodeo’s First Lady), Lucille Mulhall (steer roper), Charmayne James (barrel racer), Lillian Riggs (rancher), Sally cranium (horse trader), Johanna July (horse tamer), and Mary Fields (pioneer and mail driver).

Reading point: a while eight and up

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Download E-books Photographing Women: 1,000 Poses PDF

By Eliot Siegel

The whole source for any photographer looking the best option of po ses !

  • Features over 1,000 pictures particularly chosen to encourage you and aid extend your creativity.
  • Photographs and poses are put in context, explaining why they do (or occasionally don’t) paintings. a variety of poses gains an accompanying lights diagram, giving a transparent knowing of the way the photograph used to be made.
  • Includes quite a few versions shot utilizing assorted lighting fixtures rigs, props, and settings–in the studio and on location–making this ebook appropriate for advertisement and editorial applications.
  • Discover the secrets and techniques of good fortune at the back of specialist photographers’ paintings, and methods to get the simplest from your types on a shoot.
  • PLUS a technical how-to part supplies grasp periods in angles, lights, styling, and more.

In this gorgeous, but tremendous functional resource publication, model photographer Eliot Siegel embarks on an formidable undertaking to drag jointly 1,000 poses for photographing types. Designed to encourage photographers and versions alike, the book's poses are prepared through kind together with status, sitting, reclining, crouching, kneeling, and dynamic poses, in addition to head and shoulder pictures and expressions. For chosen photographs, Siegel features a lights diagram in addition to an in depth rationalization of ways the picture used to be made, yet in each case he explains why a pose works, or why it doesn't.   

This image-packed reference additionally beneficial properties iconic images from admired style photographers and contains a how-to bankruptcy first and foremost of the e-book that offers a crash direction on lighting fixtures, styling, props, and backgrounds—everything you want to comprehend to make a lady glance nice, despite which of the 1,000 poses you finally end up utilizing.

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By Eliot Siegel

The whole source for any photographer looking the best option of po ses !

  • Features over 1,000 pictures particularly chosen to encourage you and aid extend your creativity.
  • Photographs and poses are put in context, explaining why they do (or occasionally don’t) paintings. a variety of poses gains an accompanying lights diagram, giving a transparent knowing of the way the photograph used to be made.
  • Includes quite a few versions shot utilizing assorted lighting fixtures rigs, props, and settings–in the studio and on location–making this ebook appropriate for advertisement and editorial applications.
  • Discover the secrets and techniques of good fortune at the back of specialist photographers’ paintings, and methods to get the simplest from your types on a shoot.
  • PLUS a technical how-to part supplies grasp periods in angles, lights, styling, and more.

In this gorgeous, but tremendous functional resource publication, model photographer Eliot Siegel embarks on an formidable undertaking to drag jointly 1,000 poses for photographing types. Designed to encourage photographers and versions alike, the book's poses are prepared through kind together with status, sitting, reclining, crouching, kneeling, and dynamic poses, in addition to head and shoulder pictures and expressions. For chosen photographs, Siegel features a lights diagram in addition to an in depth rationalization of ways the picture used to be made, yet in each case he explains why a pose works, or why it doesn't.   

This image-packed reference additionally beneficial properties iconic images from admired style photographers and contains a how-to bankruptcy first and foremost of the e-book that offers a crash direction on lighting fixtures, styling, props, and backgrounds—everything you want to comprehend to make a lady glance nice, despite which of the 1,000 poses you finally end up utilizing.

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Download E-books Vogue UK (May 2013) PDF

Fashion used to be introduced in 1965 and it's the foreign benchmark for model, type, previews of overseas developments, good looks, luxurious, cultural and social existence, layout, celebrities and foreign occasions.

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Fashion used to be introduced in 1965 and it's the foreign benchmark for model, type, previews of overseas developments, good looks, luxurious, cultural and social existence, layout, celebrities and foreign occasions.

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Download E-books On the Edge: Women Making Hockey History PDF

By Elizabeth Etue

Regardless of the recognition of women’s hockey, gamers from around the globe nonetheless confront intolerance and prejudice. On the Edge presents a dramatic investigate the company and politics of women’s hockey this day.

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By Elizabeth Etue

Regardless of the recognition of women’s hockey, gamers from around the globe nonetheless confront intolerance and prejudice. On the Edge presents a dramatic investigate the company and politics of women’s hockey this day.

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Download E-books Geek Girls Unite: How Fangirls, Bookworms, Indie Chicks, and Other Misfits Are Taking Over the World PDF

By Leslie Simon

For each lady who marches to the beat of her personal drum, Leslie Simon has your manifesto: a wise, expansive, and winningly wonderful get together of comedy queens, movie geeks, bookworms, craft experts, indie chicks, and different all-star ladies. Following the breakaway hit publication Everybody Hurts, Simon’s energizing examine today’s pop-culture and counterculture heroines—like Amy Sedaris, Tina Fey, Sofia Coppola, Regina Spektor, and Jenny Hart—is an empowering, eye-opening, and, primarily, enjoyable trip. Readers of The Hip Girl’s advisor to Homemaking and The smooth Girl’s advisor to lifestyles will love becoming a member of forces as Geek ladies Unite!

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By Leslie Simon

For each lady who marches to the beat of her personal drum, Leslie Simon has your manifesto: a wise, expansive, and winningly wonderful get together of comedy queens, movie geeks, bookworms, craft experts, indie chicks, and different all-star ladies. Following the breakaway hit publication Everybody Hurts, Simon’s energizing examine today’s pop-culture and counterculture heroines—like Amy Sedaris, Tina Fey, Sofia Coppola, Regina Spektor, and Jenny Hart—is an empowering, eye-opening, and, primarily, enjoyable trip. Readers of The Hip Girl’s advisor to Homemaking and The smooth Girl’s advisor to lifestyles will love becoming a member of forces as Geek ladies Unite!

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Download E-books Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 - 1972 PDF

The first full-length assortment in English via one among Latin America’s most vital twentieth-century poets. 

respected via the likes of Octavio Paz and Roberto Bolano, Alejandra Pizarnik continues to be a hidden treasure within the U.S. Extracting the Stone of insanity: Poems 1962–1972 comprises all of her heart to overdue paintings, in addition to a range of posthumously released verse. captivated with topics of solitude, adolescence, insanity and dying, Pizarnik explored the moving valences of the self and the border among speech and silence. In her personal phrases, she was once interested in "the affliction of Baudelaire, the suicide of Nerval, the untimely silence of Rimbaud, the mysterious and fleeting presence of Lautréamont,” in addition to to the “unparalleled depth” of Artaud’s “physical and ethical suffering.”

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The first full-length assortment in English via one among Latin America’s most vital twentieth-century poets. 

respected via the likes of Octavio Paz and Roberto Bolano, Alejandra Pizarnik continues to be a hidden treasure within the U.S. Extracting the Stone of insanity: Poems 1962–1972 comprises all of her heart to overdue paintings, in addition to a range of posthumously released verse. captivated with topics of solitude, adolescence, insanity and dying, Pizarnik explored the moving valences of the self and the border among speech and silence. In her personal phrases, she was once interested in "the affliction of Baudelaire, the suicide of Nerval, the untimely silence of Rimbaud, the mysterious and fleeting presence of Lautréamont,” in addition to to the “unparalleled depth” of Artaud’s “physical and ethical suffering.”

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Download E-books The Unforgotten Sisters: Female Astronomers and Scientists before Caroline Herschel (Springer Praxis Books) PDF

Taking
inspiration from Siv Cedering’s poem within the type of a fictional letter from
Caroline Herschel that refers to “my lengthy, misplaced sisters, forgotten within the books
that list our science”, this ebook tells the lives of twenty-five female
scientists, with particular awareness to astronomers and mathematicians. every one of
the awarded biographies is prepared as a type of "personal file"
which units the biographee’s existence in its historic context, records her main
works, highlights a few curious evidence, and files citations approximately her. The
selected figures are one of the so much consultant of this missed world,
including such luminaries as Hypatia of Alexandra, Hildegard of Bingen,
Elisabetha Hevelius, and Maria Gaetana Agnesi. They span a interval of approximately 4000
years, from En HeduAnna, the Akkadian princess, who used to be one of many first
recognized woman astronomers, to the sunrise of the period of contemporary astronomy with
Caroline Herschel and Mary Somerville. The e-book may be of curiosity to all
who desire to research extra concerning the ladies from antiquity to the 19th century
who performed such key roles within the historical past of astronomy and technological know-how despite
living and dealing in principally male-dominated worlds.

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Taking
inspiration from Siv Cedering’s poem within the type of a fictional letter from
Caroline Herschel that refers to “my lengthy, misplaced sisters, forgotten within the books
that list our science”, this ebook tells the lives of twenty-five female
scientists, with particular awareness to astronomers and mathematicians. every one of
the awarded biographies is prepared as a type of "personal file"
which units the biographee’s existence in its historic context, records her main
works, highlights a few curious evidence, and files citations approximately her. The
selected figures are one of the so much consultant of this missed world,
including such luminaries as Hypatia of Alexandra, Hildegard of Bingen,
Elisabetha Hevelius, and Maria Gaetana Agnesi. They span a interval of approximately 4000
years, from En HeduAnna, the Akkadian princess, who used to be one of many first
recognized woman astronomers, to the sunrise of the period of contemporary astronomy with
Caroline Herschel and Mary Somerville. The e-book may be of curiosity to all
who desire to research extra concerning the ladies from antiquity to the 19th century
who performed such key roles within the historical past of astronomy and technological know-how despite
living and dealing in principally male-dominated worlds.

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