´´Words of wisdom for a happy marriage from nearly a century ago. . . . The advice comes from a set of guidebooks on marriage written on the eve of the First World War. . . . Penned by Blanche Ebbutt in 1913, they were first published at a time when women stayed at home while their husbands went out to work. Times have changed since then, but the advice could be considered as relevant today as ever.´´-´´The Daily Mail,´´ May 2007 Don´ts for Husbands and Don´ts for Wives are facsimile editions of the original books published by A&C Black in 1913. Each pocket-sized book contains hundreds of snippets of entertaining advice for a happy marriage, which rings true almost 100 years after they were written.
When a wife goes missing, her husband is often the prime suspect in her disappearance. But what happens when she is never found? These are the stories of 30 missing women. Fascinated by missing persons reports and cold cases for as long as she can remember, JJ Slate´s debut true crime audiobook highlights 30 shocking true stories of wives that have mysteriously vanished, presumably at the hands of her husband. Countless cases like these have played out under the public spotlight, and many of them have been solved after the wife´s remains have eventually been found. But some of these women remain missing years later, denying the families their right to bury their loved ones. Many of these families continue the gruesome search for the remains of their daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, or mother years, even decades, later. Missing Wives, Missing Lives focuses on 30 unique cases in which the wife has never been found and the undying efforts of her family as they continue the painful search to bring her home. The audiobook covers decades older cases, such as Jeanette Zapata, who has been missing since 1976, to more recent and widely known cases, such as Stacy Peterson, who has been missing since 2007. Keeping these women´s stories alive may be the key to solving the mystery and bringing them home to their families. Someone out there knows something. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Karen Roman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/021203/bk_acx0_021203_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In October 2007, 23-years-old Stacy Peterson vanished from the Chicago suburb of Bolingbrook, leaving behind her husband and children. Retired Police Sergeant Drew Peterson, 30 years Stacy´s senior, steadfastly asserted his innocence and maintained that his wife had simply fled their tumultuous marriage and run off with another man. Then came a startling development in February 2008. After a second autopsy, the unusual death of Peterson´s third wife, Kathleen Savio, was ruled a homicide. Three and a half years earlier, Savio had been found dead in the bathtub of their home, but in light of Stacy´s curious disappearance, Kathleen´s body was exhumed and the case was reopened. Drawing upon exclusive interviews with Stacy´s friends and family and even Drew himself, Chicago-area reporter Joseph Hosey presents the most researched account of the Stacy Peterson case yet. Still, as the charges against Drew Peterson mount, one haunting question remains: Where on earth is Stacy? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nick Summers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pnix/000101/bk_pnix_000101_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are ten articles in the April 16, 2007 issue:COMMENT ´´Pileup´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: Changes are in store for the 2008 primary election.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Elements of E-Style´´ by Nick Paumgarten: Proper e-mail etiquette.´´Sh-h-h´´ by Michael Schulman: Why New Yorkers are seeking silence in the movie theater.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´India´s Skills Famine´´ by James Surowiecki: Why India must educate more of its citizens to fulfill its potential. PERSONAL HISTORY´´My First Passport´´ by Orhan Pamuk: What it means to belong to a country. ANNALS OF TRANSPORT´´There and Back Again´´ by Nick Paumgarten: The soul of the commuter. BOOKS´´The Wives of Others´´ by Rebecca Mead: Why Leslie Bennetts´ book The Feminine Mistake indicts stay-at-home mothers.POP MUSIC´´Feeling It´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones: Feist´s radiant new album.ON TELEVISION´´Landscape Artist´´ by Nancy Franklin: This American Life tries to capture the eyes, as well as the ears, of the country. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Sleaze City´´ by David Denby: Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez´s Grindhouse, and Jake Kasdan´s The TV Set. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070411/pe_nyer_070411_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From the acclaimed author of the 2007 New York Times Notable Book Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name comes a stunning novel about the love between husbands and wives, mothers and children. Twenty-eight years ago, Peter and Yvonne honeymooned in the beautiful coastal village of DatÇa, Turkey. Now Yvonne is a widow, her twin children grown. Hoping to immerse herself in memories of a happier time—as well as sand and sea—Yvonne returns to DatÇa. But her plans for a restorative week in Turkey are quickly complicated. Instead of comforting her, her memories begin to trouble her. Her vacation rental´s landlord and his bold, intriguing wife—who share a curious marital arrangement—become constant uninvited visitors, in and out of the house. Overwhelmed by the past and unexpectedly dislocated by the environment, Yvonne clings to a newfound friendship with Ahmet, a local boy who makes his living as a shell collector. With Ahmet as her guide, Yvonne gains new insight into the lives of her own adult children, and she finally begins to enjoy the shimmering sea and relaxed pace of the Turkish coast. But a devastating accident upends her delicate peace and throws her life into chaos—and her sense of self into turmoil. With the crystalline voice and psychological nuance for which her work has been so celebrated, Vendela Vida has crafted another unforgettable heroine in a stunningly beautiful and mysterious landscape. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Suzanne Toren. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/002220/bk_harp_002220_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.