Following the premiere of her latest picture Viviane finds herself with a dead man in her apartment. Frédéric is a writer who's been falsely accused of murder, thanks to Viviane. Viviane has fled Paris for Bordeaux with a cabinet minister, and once Frédéric escapes from prison, he is not far behind. Once they reach the city, which is in chaos, they become entangled in a plot involving a rickety physicist, his endlessly resourceful assistant, an...
Whether you're asking for directions or ordering dinner, this handy program will help you understand common vocabulary, simple phrases, and basic sentence structure. Chapters include: Numbers; Times of Day; Days of the Week; and more.
Elsie Lavender and Homer Hickam (the father of the author) were high school classmates in the West Virginia coalfields. When Homer asked her to marry him, she left and had a fling in Florida, but later returned and the couple were married. Albert was Elsie's pet alligator, but he did not fit into the couple's new life and had to be returned to Florida.
In the Mexican town of Santa Clara, lives Salma, a sixteen-year-old orphan who never got to meet her biological parents. The only story she's been told her whole life is that they abandoned her. Salma has spent most of her life dedicated to searching out clues for her parents' identity and their whereabouts with little to no luck until she discovers a special book that is filled with stories of Santa Clara and the history of their people.
With this arresting drama based on notorious real-life events, Cristian Mungiu mounts a complex inquiry into faith, fanaticism, and indifference. At a desolate Romanian monastery, a young novice nun, Voichita, reunites with her former companion Alina, who plans to take her to Germany. But Voichita proves unwilling to abandon her calling, and Alina becomes increasingly desperate to reclaim her devotion, putting the outsider at odds with the monastery's...
Dr. Pimsleur earned his Ph. D. in French from Columbia University and was a professor of romance languages and language education at both Ohio State University and State University of New York at Albany. Here, Pimsleur offers listeners a ten-lesson, five hour program which consists of beginning language strategies for communication and traveling needs.
Join Michel Thomas and two students in a live lesson, learning from both their successes and their mistakes to stay motivated and involved throughout the course. By the end of the course listeners will have the confidence to understand and speak basic Spanish.
When a harried housewife is accidentally left behind while on vacation with her family, she decides to take a holiday of her own in Venice. She becomes charmed by the city and her newfound freedom. She decides to extend her stay, finding a job in a flower shop, renting a room from a wistful waiter, and rediscovers her love for playing the accordian. But her solo journey does not sit well with her tyrannical husband, who hires an amateur detective...
Learn over 50 essential words at the heart of Italian and how to put them together to make yourself understood. This one-hour 'taster' course will get you speaking the language immediately: no books, no pens, no memorising--just listen, connect and speak.
Cuca's cozy rural life in Brazil is shattered when his father leaves for the city. Determined to reunite his family, he embarks on a journey into civilization, where despite the harsh life and industrialized landscape, he finds that people's hearts continue to beat together in song.
Two centuries after the building of the elaborate Gothic cathedral in Kingsbridge, its prior finds himself at the center of a web of ambition and revenge that places the city at a crossroad of commerce, medicine, and architecture.
This workbook helps beginner and intermediate students learn the basics of Brazilian Portuguese, including nouns, verbs, and pronunciation; common words and phrases; reading and writing the language; having a conversation with a native speaker; and past, present, and imperfect tenses. Includes a CD of audio exercises and prompts, a Portuguese-English glossary, and useful vocabulary.