An updated version of the classic volume on the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. Describes the principles of wabi-sabi, a Japanese aesthetic associated with Japanese tea ceremonies and based on the belief that true beauty comes from imperfection and incompletion, through text and photographs.
Loretta Lynn´s classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry. Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one of the most prolific and influential songwriters and singers in modern country music. Here we see the determination and talent that led to her trailblazing career and made her the first woman to be named Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association and the first woman to receive a gold record in country music.
- Published to coincide with the Metropolitan Museum of Art´s Chanel exhibition slated for April-August 2005 (to be confirmed) - Re-vamped version of a classic Vendome title-adored by fashion lovers! - Superb photographs, many by Horst, Avedon, Beaton, and Doisneau, as well as paintings and drawings by Cocteau, Picasso, Berard, Valloton, and Vuillard. - Shows, the true rags-to riches story of the 20th century´s most influential couturier and how she helped shape the evolution of fashion. - Written by a friend and intimate of Coco Chanel with unrivaled access to the personal letters and recollections of the designer´s friend and insiders.
Alastor verdankt seinem magischen Auge den Namen Mad-Eye Moody. Das Auge rotiert rasant und überwacht damit die komplette Umgebung. Mad-Eye Moody hat sich im jahrzehntelangem Kampf gegen die Dunklen Mächte bewehrt und viele Anhänger Lord Voldemorts nach Askaban gebracht. Mad-Eye Moody ist Harrys Lehrer in Verteidigung gegen die Dunklen Künste. Der Zauberstab ist eine exakte Nachbildung aus den Harry Potter Filmen.