The four grand duchesses of Russia captivated the world from the moment of their births, and still today the tragic story of the four beautiful doomed sisters fascinates; Helen Rappaport captures the real sisters, their hopes and dreams, fears and frailties, and in her immensely readable book The Romanov Sisters.
Life at America’s premier cooking school, the Culinary Institute of America, is anything but glamorous: frenetic, demanding, humbling, and difficult – yes. Glamorous? – no.
Under the big top children screamed with excitement – Lions! Clowns! Trapeze Artists! Tragically, the screams of excitement would all too soon turn to terror…
An unsentimental memoir of the beauty and harshness of the farming life on the High Plains.
Year after year perennials reliably bring color, texture and fragrance to the garden. These new additions to the Lawn & Garden Neighborhood will help you choose the right perennial in the right place for a dazzle-your-neighbor yard!
First it was gentle hints, then it was concerned talks, finally it was outright threats of dismissal: lose the weight or lose your job. And that’s how Jenifer Ringer ended up an overweight, out of work, deeply depressed, ex-ballerina.