Double Life Book

Double Life


  • Author : Alyque Padamsee
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2000-10-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9789351187776

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Double Life Book Description :

A Double Life traces the life and times of Alyque Padamsee, godfather of Indian advertising and patriarch of English theatre in India. Padamsee takes the reader backstage with him on an exciting, and sometimes hilarious, trip as he unfolds scenes from a career that has encompassed the launch of some of India's most successful brands, such as Liril and Kama Sutra, and blockbuster theatre productions like Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar.

A Double Life and the Detectives Book

A Double Life and the Detectives


  • Author : Allan Pinkerton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1884
  • Genre: Detectives
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044014347009

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The Double Life of the Family Book

The Double Life of the Family


  • Author : Michael Bittman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-08-27
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000319491

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The Double Life of the Family Book Description :

The modern family is under strain. What we crave most from our families is intimacy, warmth and self-fulfilment but we often find this difficult to achieve. We hold onto these expectations of our families even in the face of contradictory experiences, so the family sustains a double life. The authors explore the gap between our values, expectations and yearnings, and our experiences of everyday family life. Family ritual, political rhetoric, advertising images and television family sitcoms are all windows onto what we want and expect - our myths of the family. Yet our aspirations for intimacy and self-fulfilment are frustrated by unacknowledged inequalities between men and women, and parents and children. The inequalities have their origins in the division of domestic labour and in labour markets that disregard family responsibilities. The Double Life Of The Family argues that our expectations of family life are more powerful than is usually believed and have enormous influence on both the way governments structure social policy and on the decisions made by ordinary people.

A Double Life Book
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A Double Life


  • Author : Flynn Berry
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-07-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735224971

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A Double Life Book Description :

“A thrilling page-turner.” —Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train “Breathtaking . . . As shocking as it is satisfying.” —The New York Times Book Review A riveting and sophisticated page-turner inspired by one of the most shocking true crimes in 20th century Britain: the Lord Lucan case. “A better person would for­give him. A different sort of better person would have found him years ago.” Claire is a hardworking doctor leading a simple, quiet life in London. She is also the daughter of the most notorious murder suspect in the country, though no one knows it. Nearly thirty years ago, while Claire and her brother slept upstairs, a brutal crime was committed in her family's townhouse. The next morning, her father's car was found abandoned near the English Channel, with bloodstains on the front seat. Her mother insisted she'd seen him in the house that night, but his powerful, privileged friends maintained his innocence. The first lord accused of murder in more than a century, he has been missing ever since. When the police tell Claire they've found him, her carefully calibrated existence begins to fracture. She doesn't know if she's the daughter of a murderer or a wronged man, but Claire will soon learn how far she'll go to finally find the truth. Loosely inspired by one of the most notorious unsolved crimes of the 20th century – the Lord Lucan case – A Double Life is at once a riveting page-turner and a moving reflection on women and violence, trauma and memory, and class and privilege. Named a Must-Read by Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, O Magazine, BBC, CrimeReads, and PureWow

Dilemmas of a Double Life Book

Dilemmas of a Double Life


  • Author : Nancy B. Kaltreider
  • Publisher : Jason Aronson
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 0765700913

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Dilemmas of a Double Life Book Description :

This book gathers viewpoints from a number of professional women on balancing life-work issues. Chapters 3 on early career issues, 7 on dual-career relationships, and 8 on parenting outline women's juggling acts, while 10-14 provide insights on leadership by women.

George Cukor Book

George Cukor


  • Author : Patrick McGilligan
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2013-02-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9780816684885

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One of the highest-paid studio contract directors of his time, George Cukor was nominated five times for an Academy Award as Best Director. In publicity and mystique he was dubbed the “women’s director” for guiding the most sensitive leading ladies to immortal performances, including Greta Garbo, Ingrid Bergman, Judy Garland, and—in ten films, among them The Philadelphia Story and Adam’s Rib—his lifelong friend and collaborator Katharine Hepburn. But behind the “women’s director” label lurked the open secret that set Cukor apart from a generally macho fraternity of directors: he was a homosexual, a rarity among the top echelon. Patrick McGilligan’s biography reveals how Cukor persevered within a system fraught with bigotry while becoming one of Hollywood’s consummate filmmakers.

Living A Double Life Book

Living A Double Life


  • Author : Sophia Jenkins
  • Publisher : Media Five Zero One
  • Release Date :
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :

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Naomi has made a name for herself as one of the top hairstylist in Chicago and although her career is booming, she can’t help feeling like something is missing. By chance one evening while hanging with her best friend Toya she meets Deshawn a tall Brown skin smooth talker, and although after finding out that he’s a part of one of the toughest, dangerous gang members in the city, she still finds herself falling deeply in love with him. But everything isn’t always as it seems, as her best friend is very skeptical of Deshawn. She thinks He’s hiding something and it’s only a matter of time until Naomi finds out what it is, and she hopes that she doesn’t put her life in danger by finding out exactly what this secret she knows he’s hiding is. Keywords: Urban Street Fiction, Side Chick, Cuffing Season, Urban Books, African American Books Free, Urban Books Free, Urban Fiction, Urban Literature, African American Romance, Free, Free Book, Freebie, Side Chick Romance, Urban, Urban African American, Urban Books, Free eBook, Free Side Chick, Urban Books Black Authors Free, Urban Books Black Authors Free, Urban Lit, Side Chicks

A Double Life Book

A Double Life


  • Author : Каролина Павлова
  • Publisher : Ann Arbor, Mich. : Ardis
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: English fiction
  • Pages : 111
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015004190297

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A Double Life Book

A Double Life


  • Author : Thomas F. O'Higgins
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Ireland
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015040685888

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A Double Life Book
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A Double Life


  • Author : Karolina Pavlova
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-06
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 137
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231549110

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A Double Life Book Description :

An unsung classic of nineteenth-century Russian literature, Karolina Pavlova’s A Double Life alternates prose and poetry to offer a wry picture of Russian aristocratic society and vivid dreams of escaping its strictures. Pavlova combines rich narrative prose that details balls, tea parties, and horseback rides with poetic interludes that depict her protagonist’s inner world—and biting irony that pervades a seemingly romantic description of a young woman who has everything. A Double Life tells the story of Cecily, who is being trapped into marriage by her well-meaning mother; her best friend, Olga; and Olga’s mother, who means to clear the way for a wealthier suitor for her own daughter by marrying off Cecily first. Cecily’s privileged upbringing makes her oblivious to the havoc that is being wreaked around her. Only in the seclusion of her bedroom is her imagination freed: each day of deception is followed by a night of dreams described in soaring verse. Pavlova subtly speaks against the limitations placed on women and especially women writers, which translator Barbara Heldt highlights in a critical introduction. Among the greatest works of literature by a Russian woman writer, A Double Life is worthy of a central place in the Russian canon.