"Wake In Fright", first published in 1961 and the film version, "Outback", are the Australian version of 1960s youthful alienation. They are the gruelling story of a young Australian schoolteacher on his way back from the Outback to Sydney and civilization... when things start to go wrong.
Firm but always fair, Karen Homer lays down the law and makes sure you hever have to commit another fashion faux-pas. Discover why you can never have too many white T-shirts, how to choose the right shoes and when to say "no" to this season's high fashion trends.
Nigel Cawthorne lifted the lid on Hollywood sex, the wild parties, secret lovers, sordid pasts and tragic endings - and in this new volume he does the same for a whole batch of new screen legends including Ingrid Bergman, Anita Ekberg, Jayne Mansfield, Mae West, Dorothy Dandridge and Susan Hayward.
Most certainly not for jeans and t-shirt wearers, this pocket guide is an etiquette and history of classic styling. It illustrates the fine differences in the gentleman's dress code and enables readers to dress for any occasion. It also includes summary style charts and warnings of classic faux pas.
In over 100 years, the Summer Games have provided the sporting world with some truly historic moments, involving many of the greatest sportsmen and women of modern times. This book presents the reader with hundreds of facts about the Olympic Games on a range of topics, from individual competitors and famous teams to sports politics and scandals.
First published in 1924, Augustus Carp Esq is a spoof autobiography: a deadpan comic account of a climb to the heights of mediocrity by a humourless, religious oaf told in his own self-important, sermonizing tone. He is assiduous in exposing the sins of others while ignoring his own.
Secretly, we all want to be beautiful. Most of us would be happy to simply make the best of ourselves, to look beautiful without losing the essence of what makes us individually attractive. This book intends to help you discover ways to make yourself more beautiful, through cosmetics, treatments and a little attention to inside as well as out.
Women love shoes. Even women who couldn't care less about fashion can appreciate the line of a finely turned heel. This book is for women and men for whom the mere thought of new shoes prompts an involuntary sigh of pleasure. It examines how shoes can alter the way you feel about yourself by simply changing the way you walk.