Download e-book for kindle: Tränen lachen: Erlebnisse eines Spitalclowns (German by Regula Stucki

By Regula Stucki

"Hallo, ich bin Dr. Trallalla. Darf ich reinkommen?" Wenn sie es hochrechnet, hat Regula Stucki als Spitalclown in den vergangenen 10 Jahren mehr als 10'000 Kinder gesehen. Jedes hat seinen eigenen, ganz individuellen Besuch erhalten. In jedem Zimmer, an jedem Bett, vom child bis zum teen, liess sie sich etwas Neues einfallen. Regula Stucki erzäht von ihren Rundgängen, von heiteren und berührenden Erlebnissen, auch vom Gefühl der Hilflosigkeit, von mutigen Kindern, von der Freundschaft des Pflegepersonals und von der Kraft des Lachens. Inbegriffen: Kleine Wunder, unvermeidliche Fettnäpfchen und Eltern als Schauspieltalente.

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Der Klang der Maschine: Autobiografie (German Edition) by Karl Bartos PDF

By Karl Bartos

Das Modell", "Die Roboter", "Computerwelt" oder "Tour de France": Bei allen großen Hits von Kraftwerk conflict Karl Bartos als Komponist dabei.

Mit seinem Einstieg im Jahr 1975 entwickelte das Düsseldorfer Quartett jene unverkennbare Soundarchitektur, die die Band weltweit so einflussreich machte. Kraftwerk waren Wegbereiter für Techno, residence und auch Elektropop.

In seiner Autobiografie erzählt Karl Bartos zum ersten Mal, was once in den berühmten Kling Klang-Studios wirklich passierte, warum er die Band nach einem verlorenen Jahrzehnt 1990 verlassen hat und warum Kraftwerk heute ins Museum gehört.

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New PDF release: A Man Apart: Bill Coperthwaite’s Radical Experiment in

By Peter Forbes,Helen Whybrow

A tale of friendship, encouragement, and the hunt to layout a greater world

A guy aside is the story—part kin memoir and half biography—of Peter Forbes and Helen Whybrow’s longtime friendship with invoice Coperthwaite (A hand-crafted Life), whose strange existence and fierce beliefs helped them learn and comprehend their own.

Coperthwaite encouraged many by means of residing with regards to nature and against modern society, and used to be usually in comparison to Henry David Thoreau. very similar to Helen and Scott Nearing, who have been his neighbors and mentors, Coperthwaite led a 55-year-long “experiment in dwelling” on a distant stretch of Maine coast. There he created a home of wood, multistoried yurts, a sort of structure for which he was once identified round the world.

Coperthwaite additionally embodied a philosophy that he referred to as “democratic living,” which used to be approximately empowering every person to have supplier over their lives to be able to create a greater group. The critical query of Coperthwaite’s existence was once, “How am i able to stay in accordance with what I believe?”

In this intimate and sincere account—framed through Coperthwaite’s unexpected loss of life and taken alive throughout the month-long event of establishing with him what might change into his final yurt—Forbes and Whybrow discover the undying classes of Coperthwaite’s scan in intentional dwelling and self-reliance. additionally they demonstrate an immense tale in regards to the energy and complexities of mentorship: the hole of one’s existence to another individual to benefit jointly, and wearing on in that person’s actual absence.

While mourning Coperthwaite’s demise and coming to appreciate the true which means of his lifestyles and the way it endures via their very own, Forbes and Whybrow craft a narrative that unearths why it’s very important to hunt direct event, to be interested in attractiveness and straightforwardness, to create instead of critique, and to motivate others.


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Read e-book online Paolo Noël 1 (Roman) (French Edition) PDF

By Paolo Noël

Né en 1929, à Montréal, Paolo Noël connaît une enfance bouleversante. A l'âge de quatre ans, alors que son père est arrêté pour violence conjugale et que sa mère doit lutter pour sa vie, les autorités l'envoient à l'orphelinat, ainsi que ses frère et soeur. Arraché à ce qu'il a connu de plus beau et de plus doux, le petit garçon vit un véritable drame. C'est une religieuse qui l'affectionne beaucoup qui le « forcera » à chanter parce qu'elle lui trouvait l. a. voix d'un ange. l. a. musique sera comme un exutoire pour Paolo. Et sa voix deviendra sa voie.

En effet, en 1948, il remporte un concours d'imitation de Tino Rossi à l. a. radio. Puis, dans les années 1950, il enregistre quatre de ses compositions et se produit dans plusieurs cabarets montréalais, dont le célèbre Casa Loma. En 1950, il fait ses débuts à los angeles télévision. Puis sa rencontre avec Jean Grimaldi, l'impresario qui a fait connaître Olivier Guimond, Claude Blanchard, Jean Duceppe et bien d'autres lui permet de s'inscrire au tableau des stars.

Malgré ses succès, malgré l'affection de plus en plus grande que lui témoigne le public, l. a. quête de l'amour absolu mènera souvent Paolo au bord du gouffre…

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Download PDF by Just Lauer,Visnja Lauer,Arno Backhaus: Ach du Schreck! AD(H)S: Vom Chaoskind zum Lebenskünstler

By Just Lauer,Visnja Lauer,Arno Backhaus

Schreckgespenst AD(H)S - und wie aus einem schwer gestörten style einer der bekanntsten christlichen Bühnenkünstler werden konnte. Arno Backhaus erzählt hier seine persönliche Lebensgeschichte. Er ist dreimal sitzen geblieben, viermal von der Schule geflogen und hatte die ersten Stufen einer kriminellen Karriere erfolgreich genommen. Erst durch seinen Sohn hat er bemerkt, dass er selbst AD(H)S hat - in einer extrem hyperaktiven shape, die ihn immer auf der Suche nach neuen, stärkeren Reizen sein lässt. In großer Offenheit erzählt der Autor von seinen leidvollen Erfahrungen im Elternhaus, seinen frühen Nöten in Beziehungen und der daraus resultierenden Einsamkeit, in die ihn sein gestörtes Sozialverhalten geführt hat. Dabei ist Arnos "Autobiografie" keine Selbstdarstellung, sondern will den Menschen Mut machen, die an ihrem eigenen AD(H)S-Syndrom leiden - oder an dem ihrer Kinder, Ehepartner, Nachbarn, Arbeitskollegen ...

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Flaubert (Folio) (French Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Michel Winock

"Je porte en moi los angeles mélancolie des races barbares, avec ses instincts de migrations et ses dégoûts innés de l. a. vie, qui leur faisait quitter leur can pay, pour se quitter eux-mêmes." Flaubert

Peut-on lâcher son siècle ? Le détester, oui, lui préférer une Antiquité imaginaire, certes, mais Flaubert est entraîné dans les tourbillons du temps. Son œuvre portera cette double marque : le rêve carthaginois d'un monde flamboyant à jamais disparu et los angeles peinture vengeresse du siècle de Monsieur Prudhomme et du pharmacien Homais. Michel Winock porte un regard d'historien sur cette vie tout entière vouée à los angeles littérature.

Son dégoût proclamé de los angeles vie, Flaubert ne l'a go beyondé ni par l'expérience amoureuse, ni par los angeles foi en Dieu, ni par quelque idéal politique, mais par l. a. faith de l'Art, dont il fut un pèlerin absolu.

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New PDF release: Chasing Dreams, Killing Idols:A Story of Almost Famous

By Logan Merrick

have you begun anything with natural reasons purely to gain later that it had turn into approximately your personal glory and satisfaction?

This is the tale of a 20-something expert musician who got here nearer than he had ever been to dwelling the existence he dreamed within the Christian song undefined. Weeks from signing with a big label, his desires got here crashing down round him, leading to the lack of buddies. ministry, and his religion in God. learn alongside as he stocks his trip of loss and redemption. via his reports, he deals perception on how one can spot the idols on your lifestyles and illustrates tips to chase a God-driven dream with no permitting it to turn into your religious demise.

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An Ancient Egyptian in Texas - download pdf or read online

By Fred Nashed

this can be the tale of an architect hired through the Egyptian executive. He labored for 15 years below stipulations comparable to slavery. He was once assigned to bad distant destinations operating from sunup until sunset attempting to satisfy unreasonable paintings lots and closing dates. whilst merchandising and wage increase time got here, he was once bypassed. ultimately, he used to be allowed to depart the rustic after the detrimental consequence of the six-day struggle with Israel whilst the ban on immigration used to be lifted and arrived within the US in 1968 with in basic terms $200 in his pocket, the utmost allowed by way of the Egyptian executive at the moment. The publication contains many attention-grabbing anecdotes approximately air raids on Cairo in the course of WWII and describes his interactions together with his 8 siblings, humorous incidents in the course of his years in collage and the euphoria he skilled after arriving stateside. it's a testomony to God's benevolence and the fortitude of the human spirit within the face of daunting odds.

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Susie Harries's Nikolaus Pevsner: The Life (Pimlico) PDF

By Susie Harries

Born Nikolai Pewsner right into a Russian-Jewish family members in Leipzig in 1902, Nikolaus Pevsner was once a committed pupil who pursued a promising occupation as a tutorial in Dresden and Göttingen. while, in 1933 Jews have been not accredited to educate in German universities, he misplaced his task and sought for employment in England. the following, over a protracted and amazingly industrious profession, he made himself an expert at the exploration and pleasure of English artwork and structure, rather a lot in order that his magisterial county-by-county sequence of forty six books on The structures of britain (first released 1951 - seventy four) is mostly talked about easily as 'Pevsner'. As a critic, educational and champion of Modernism, Pevsner turned a valuable determine within the architectural consensus that observed post-war reconstruction; as a 'general practitioner' of architectural background, he lined an excellent diversity, from Gothic cathedrals and Georgian espresso homes to the competition of england and Brutalist tower blocks.

Susie Harries explores the reality approximately Nikolaus Pevsner's said sympathies with parts of Nazi ideology, his internment in England as an enemy alien and his occasionally painful assimilation into his kingdom of exile. His Heftchen - mystery diaries he stored from the age of 14 for an additional sixty years - show hidden aspirations and anxieties, as do his a number of letters (he wrote to his spouse, Lola, on a daily basis that they have been apart).Harries is the 1st biographer to have learn Pevsner's inner most papers and, via them, to have obvious into the workings of his mind.Her definitive biography is not just wealthy in context and far-ranging, yet is additionally delivered to lifestyles through quotations from Pevsner himself.

He was once born a Jew yet switched over to Lutheranism; knowledgeable within the rigour of German scholarship, he grew to become an Everyman in his copious commissions, courses, pronounces and lectures on paintings, structure, layout, schooling, city making plans, social housing, conservation, Mannerism, the Bauhaus, the Victorians, Zeitgeist, Englishness and the way a nation's personality may perhaps, or needs to, be mirrored in its paintings. His lifestyles - as an intruder but an insider on the center of English paintings historical past - illuminates either the obstacle and the prowess of the continental émigrés who did a lot to form British tradition after 1945.

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The Life and Work of an Atheist Pioneer - download pdf or read online

By Christos Tzanetakos

"Author Christos Tzanetakos adheres to the profound assertion of Emile Zola: “Civilization will thrive whilst the final stone from the final church falls at the final priest.” This memoir narrates the tales of Tzanetakos’ lifelong adventures and provides his techniques, philosophy, and paintings concerning atheism.

Augmented with pictures, The existence and paintings of an Atheist Pioneer tells of Tzanetakos’s youth, growing to be up in Greece together with his mom and dad and 4 siblings, and of the seafaring occupation that took him world wide for ten years earlier than ultimately settling in Miami, Florida, in 1969. the following he outfitted his company, married, and commenced a relations together with his spouse, Alice; he additionally immersed himself in activism for numerous social matters.

The existence and paintings of an Atheist Pioneer comprises attention-grabbing and descriptive information from his lifestyles, but additionally discusses how he turned a champion within the reason for the separation of church and country and the development of atheism."

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