Ru. In Vietnamese it means lullaby; in French it is a small stream, but also signifies a flow - of tears, blood, money. Kim Thúy´s Ru is literature at its most crystalline: the flow of a life on the tides of unrest and on to more peaceful waters. In vignettes of exquisite clarity, sharp observation, and sly wit, we are carried along on an unforgettable journey from a palatial residence in Saigon to a crowded and muddy Malaysian refugee camp, and onward to a new life in Quebec. There, the young girl feels the embrace of a new community, and revels in the chance to be part of the American Dream. As an adult, the waters become rough again: now a mother of two sons, she must learn to shape her love around the younger boy´s autism. Moving seamlessly from past to present, from history to memory and back again, Ru is a book that celebrates life in all its wonder: its moments of beauty and sensuality, brutality and sorrow, comfort and comedy. Winner 2015 - Canada Reads Winner 2011 - Grand prix littéraire Archambault Winner 2011 - Mondello Prize for Multiculturalism Winner 2010 - Prix du Grand Public Salon du livre - Essai/Livre pratique Winner 2010 - Governor General’s Award for Fiction (French-language) Winner 2010 - Grand Prix RTL-Lire at the Salon du livre de Paris Longlisted 2013 - Man Asian Literary Prize Longlisted 2014 - International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Nominated 2012 - Amazon.ca First Novel Award Shortlist 2012 - Scotiabank Giller Prize Shortlist 2012 - Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kim Thúy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/prhc/000569/bk_prhc_000569_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Paroles et accords des hits des années 60. Format poche. A Boy Named Sue (Cash, Johnny), A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You (Monkees, The), A Whiter Shade Of Pale (Procol Harum), All Or Nothing (Small Faces, The), All You Need Is Love (Beatles, The), Baby, Now That I´ve Found You (Foundations, The), Born To Be Wild (Steppenwolf), Cathy’s Clown (Everly Brothers, The), Dance To The Music (Sly And The Family Stone), Delta Lady (Cocker, Joe), Dizzy (Roe, Tommy), Do Wah Diddy Diddy (Manfred Mann), Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (Animals, The), Eve Of Destruction (Mcguire, Barry), Fire (The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown), Flowers In The Rain (Move, The), Flowers On The Wall (Statler Brothers, The), Give Peace A Chance (Lennon, John), Glad All Over (Dave Clark Five), Go Now (Moody Blues, The), Goldfinger (Bassey, Shirley), Good Vibrations (Beach Boys, The), Happy Together (Turtles, The), Harlem Shuffle (Bob And Earl), Hello Mary Lou (Nelson, Ricky), Here Comes The Night (Them), Hey Joe (Hendrix, Jimi), Hi Ho Silver Lining (Beck, Jeff), Hit The Road Jack (Charles, Ray), Hold On, I’m Comin’ (Sam And Dave), Hole In My Shoe (Traffic), I Am A Rock (Simon And Garfunkel), I Got You (I Feel Good) (Brown, James), I’m Alive (Hollies, The), I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (Redding, Otis), In The Middle Of Nowhere (Springfield, Dusty), In The Midnight Hour (Pickett, Wilson), Israelites (Dekker, Desmond And The Aces), Je T’aime... Moi Non Plus (Gainsbourg, Serge) (Birkin, Jane), Johnny Remember Me (Leyton, John), Keep On Running (Spencer Davis Group, The), Lily The Pink (Scaffold), Living In The Past (Jethro Tull), Louie Louie (Kingsmen, The), Man Of The World (Fleetwood Mac), Massachusetts (Bee Gees, The), Matthew And Son (Stevens, Cat), Monday Monday (Mamas & The Papas, The), Mr. Tambourine Man (Byrds, The), My Boy Lollipop (Millie), Needles And Pins (Searchers, The), No Particular Place To Go (Berry, Chuck), Only The Lonely (Orbison, Roy), Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Status Quo), Proud Mary (Creedence Clearwater Revival), Respect (Franklin, Aretha), Return To Sender (Presley, Elvis), Runaway (Shannon, Del), San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) (Mackenzie, Scott), See Emily Play (Pink Floyd), Shakin’ All Over (Kidd, Johnny) (Pirates, The), She Loves You (Beatles, The), She’s Not There (Zombies, The), Shout (Lulu And The Luvvers), Something In The Air (Thunderclap Newman), Something’s Gotten Hold Of My Heart (Pitney, Gene), Stand By Me (King, Ben E), Substitute (Who, The), Subterranean Homesick Blues (Dylan, Bob), Summer In The City (Lovin´ Spoonful, The), Sunshine Of Your Love (Cream), Sunshine Superman (Donovan), The Letter (Box Tops, The), Those Were The Days (Hopkin, Mary), Time Is On My Side (Rolling Stones, The), Tobacco Road (Nashville Teens, The), Two Little Boys (Harris, Rolf), Under The Boardwalk (Drifters, The), Walk Away Renée (Four Tops, The), White Rabbit (Jefferson Airplane), Wichita Lineman (Campbell, Glen), With A Girl Like You (Troggs, The), Wonderful World, Beautiful People (Cliff, Jimmy), Wondrous Place (Fury, Billy), You Really Got Me (Kinks, The), You’ll Never Walk Alone (Pacemakers, Gerry And The), You’re No Good (Swinging Blue Jeans, The)
We are delighted to present this audio production of The Amazing Adventures of Melissa Bee. As you listen, we invite you to read along with our award-winning illustrated book, which is a gold medal winner in the Moonbeam Children´s Book Awards, a gold medal winner in the Best Book Awards for Children´s Educational, and a gold medal winner in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards, among others.Welcome to the magical world of bees! Melissa, a newborn bee, explores her cozy home and learns about the hive with her sisters, brothers, and their beloved queen. Everyone does their part with love in oneness. When she is old enough, Melissa summons her courage and ventures out into the big world, dancing with flowers and making new friends as she revels in pollen collection for her family. When the hive becomes too crowded, the queen honors Melissa by asking her to be a scout to help find a new home. While following Melissa´s adventures, listeners begin to understand how bees cooperate and co-create, care for babies and the queen, find nectar and pollen, communicate, make honey, and protect themselves. This book richly weaves story and songs into a tapestry of joy, wonder, and appreciation for the ancient lineage and loving service of the honey bees as they nurture, honor, and celebrate life. Narration by the author, Aimee Lissantheia. Audio Production by Mark Sly Frame Drumming and Vocals by Miranda Rondeau. Flutes by Sunny SolWind. Bee Songs by Aimee Lissantheia and Lisa LaBella. Introduction and closing by Lisa LaBella. Cover art by Tim Lukowiak. Honey bee hums by the bee hives on Aimee´s land. With abundant appreciation to all who supported the creation of the original story, and bountiful blessings for the bees. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Aimee Lissantheia. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/135209/bk_acx0_135209_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.