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Full of joy set in the desert in US, large German woman turns up (slowly) with equally large suitcase and (slowly) takes room in truck stop cafe run by energetic young black woman.
A powerful guide to healing our relationship with our planetary home
Written by one of the first foreign tourists to visit the post- war Republic of Chechnya .
A compelling piece of fiction that takes the reader to the very heart of war torn Chechnya .
Marian's sister Lucy was murdered by Fred West and all she and her family knew was that Lucy had disappeared, never came home one evening. The remains were not found for years. Marian's book describes her own journey with grief, loss, guilt, forgiveness and resolution.
A family's struggle with their child's disease. Based on the true story of Augusto and Michaela Odone (played by Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon), two parents in a relentless search for a cure for their son's disease.
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
This children's book tells the life story of a horse, Black Beauty. It was written in 1877 and the author stated that her intention was "to induce kindness, sympathy and an understanding treatment of horses", so we can see that she was very interested in the idea of empathy.
This story is light and friendly - a comedy about a playboy type guy who is suddenly saddled with an infant child he didn't know he had. Her presence in his life changes him completely and he makes those changes unquestioningly, willing to do whatever he can to love her.
Will Smith stars in this moving tale inspired by the true story of Chris Gardner, a San Francisco salesman struggling to build a future for himself and his 5-year-old son Christopher (Jaden Smith).