This exceptional book is the first and only one to tell the stories behind the pictures, with over 200 photographs from across the globe, from Afghanistan to the United States of America, from India to Tibet and beyond. Steve McCurry´s iconic images have made him one of the world´s most popular photographers. In the finest documentary tradition, Steve McCurry Untold includes previously unpublished ephemera from McCurry´s personal archive, including beautifully reproduced snapshots from assignments, notes, journals, portraits, maps and more. A unique insight into photojournalism, the stories behind the photographs are told in newly commissioned texts
Untold Story of the Talking Book: Matthew Rubery
If you´re searching for the scariest audiobook of 2013, then search no more. With all the vampire, werewolf and faerie books out there, it´s easy to become numb to all things supernatural. London has been known to produce some of the best horror stories ever written. We have delved deep down into the black heart of one of the most evil characters, you could ever imagine and what he does to his victims has never been spoken of on till today. If you are a person with a weak heart or stomach I beg you not to listen to this audiobook. Our main character would make the devil disgusted by some of the things he does in this hellish treat. I offer you the London Lunatic. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerome Cannon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/012232de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Captain James Hook was once a good man trying to make a somewhat honest living. He is a pirate, after all. However, after getting word that a boy named Peter Pan played a part in the death of a dear loved one, Hook makes it his sole purpose to hunt down and destroy the fiend. On his journey for vengeance, the captain encounters many new comrades, including a young girl named Red and a fairy called Tinker Bell, and both push him to reconsider his desire for justice. The accidental rescue of a mermaid leads him on a whirlwind adventure in Neverland. The journey is not a simple one, considering Pan, the Lost Boys, mermaids, and magic all come into play. After several misadventures, Hook must choose between the possibility of a new life with love and his much-desired retaliation against Pan. Once everything is said and done, will the captain be able to overcome his need for revenge? Will he let compassion steer him toward love? Or will Captain Hook live up to his villainous reputation? 1. Language: English. Narrator: James Darcy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/075231de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Everyone knows the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Well, at least they think they do. History would have many believe Red was a naïve little girl who brought treats to her grandmother in the dark of the forest. History had it wrong. After the curse of the wolves came to Timbergard, Red´s father was the only soul brave enough to enter Blakx Forest. However, when the wolves claimed his life, his young daughter took up his bow and began hunting the beasts to fill her need for revenge. When Captain Hook shows up in the village in search of the rare burning ash that lies on the far borders of the cursed forest, Red agrees to help get him safely through the dangerous land. The trek through the forest becomes precarious when the group is cornered by a pack of wolves. Red is forced to make a decision that will alter the lives of everyone, including individuals she has yet to meet. 1. Language: English. Narrator: James Darcy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/098840de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The President´s Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America´s Presidents from Kennedy to Obama Summary:
When Jace accepts a job that has him traveling all over the country, Bayleigh wonders how their relationship can survive on random text messages and intermittent phone calls. Frustrated by his popularity on Facebook and jealous of all the parties he´s attending, she finds comfort and friendship in Chase, the guy who just moved in next door. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cheryl Texiera. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/022974de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Here, at last, is the astonishing sequel to Alan Bennett´s classic Writing Home , updated for paperback. Untold Stories contains significant previously unpublished work, including a poignant memoir of his family and of growing up in Leeds, together with his much celebrated diary for the years 1996-2004, and numerous other exceptional essays, reviews and comic pieces. Bennett, as always, is both amusing and poignant, whether he´s discussing his modest childhood or his work with figures such as Maggie Smith, Thora Hird and John Gielgud. Since the success of Beyond the Fringe in the 1960s Alan Bennett has delighted audiences worldwide with his gentle humour and wry observations about life. His many works include Forty Years On , The Lady in the Van , Talking Heads , A Question of Attribution and The Madness of King George . The History Boys opened to great acclaim at the National in 2004, and is winner of the Evening Standard Award, the South Bank Award and the Critics´ Circle Award for Best New Play. Untold Stories is published jointly with Profile Books.
Neverland has always been their sanctuary - until now. Magic is dying in Neverland - and so are the pixies. Only one is brave enough to search the human world for someone to believe. Tink finds a desolate boy flying in the night, peering in windows, searching for the life he once knew. But can she convince him to abandon his quest and save Neverland? Discover the untold story of the boy destined to become Peter Pan. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Brad Wills. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/042839de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.