This is the story of 25 tumultuous years in the life of Gold fields, one of the world's great mining companies. If it is true that 'Big business' is the last adventure frontier, then mining for gold has to be the most adventurous, dangerous and unpredictable business pursuit of them all.
Hierdie memoir is, soos Andre Brink dit self stel, 'n reaksie op "'n behoefte à om nader te kyk na party gebeurtenisse in my lewe wat ek nog nie genoegsaam ondersoek het nie; baie dinge wat ek nog nie verstaan nie; baie wat my seergemaak of verras of vreugde veroorsaak hetà"
`Telling my story of first, surviving genocide and then, as a captive of ISIS is not easy, but people must know.' The remarkable and courageous story of Nadia Murad, a twenty-three-year-old Yazidi woman who is working with Amal Clooney to challenge the world to fight ISIS on behalf on her people.
What matters most in life? How do you build a happy life when terrible things happen? One night last winter, Antoine Leiris was at home looking after his son while his wife, Helene, was at a concert with friends. Suddenly he started receiving text messages asking if he was ok.
ln chronicling the development and demise of the different relationships he's had while living in New York, Augusten Burroughs examines what it means to be in love, what it means to be in lust, and what it means to be figuring it all out.
A second installment of the iconic musician's memoirs. It includes stories about his six decades in the music business. It focues on one of his life's passions, cars, using the framework of all the cars he's ever owned to construct a narrative of his life and career, exploring and demonstrating how memories are attached to objects.
Growing up in a family that had been stuck in the ghetto for generations, it seemed impossible Patricia would ever escape. With a combination of grit, stubbornness, anger and love - and the kindness of others - she fought to break the cycle of poverty for the next generation.
Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city of grey austerity, still partly in ruins, where both food and affection were fiercely rationed. She and Jo lose their father, their London house, their school, their friends, and -- most agonisingly of all -- their beloved Nanny, Vera, the only adult to have shown them real love and affection.