Stijn en Carmen het alles - hulle is jonk, ryk, mooi, vervuld in loopbaan en liefde en het 'n pragtige jong dogtertjie. As yuppies in kosmopolitiese Amsterdam is die wereld hul speelplek. Dan kry Carmen kanker. Terwyl sy optimisties die chemoterapie en bestraling ondergaan, ontvlug Stijn deur affairs en partytjies.
Ravi Zacharias invites readers to follow him on this journey through his life and into the lives of others, and see how he has become more convinced with each year that Jesus Christ is the one who came to give us life to the fullest and to point us to the freedom and beauty of truth for everyone--easterner or westerner--all over the world.
At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted and brought to America. Michaela never forgot the photo of the dancer she once saw, and decided to make her dream of becoming a ballerina come true. This book tells her story.
Set against Argentina's turbulent years following the collapse of the corrupt Peronist regime, this is the story of Juan Salvador the penguin, rescued by Tom from an oil slick in Uruguay just days before a new term.
Using this unassuming house as the setting, 8115: A Prisoner's Home collects some of Kumalo's most historically important and beautiful images of the Mandela family and their home, giving us a unique insight into the life of the family who would have a profound effect on South Africa's political landscape.
Robert Menzies remains a towering figure in our political and cultural history. This collection of letters written to his only daughter, Heather, is brimful of warmth, love and humour, and provides a fascinating insight into one of our most influential Australians. 'As prime minister, Menzies strode the stage like a colossus ...here he is affectionate paterfamilias, supportive sibling, benevolent uncle.' Sydney Morning Herald 'Menzies was a very accomplished writer and the combination of geniality and acerbity is winning.' The Age 'The letters reveal an articulate and sensitive man who took great care in expressing himself through words. Letters not only provides a deeply personal study into Australia's most successful politician, but opens a window onto a world of politics - indeed a way of life - that no longer exists.' Herald Sun"
Na haar pa se selfmoord beloof Jeanne Els haarself dat sy nooit so iets sal doen nie. Jare later word sy self deur die stroom meegesleur. Sy sluk 'n oordosis voorgeskrewe pille terwyl haar kinders elders in die huis doenig is en haar man Carte Blanche kyk...