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Par Daniel L Roberts. 2006
Visually impaired educator and musician offers a month-by-month guide to coping with this progressive retinal disease and related conditions. Discusses…causes and characteristics, strategies for slowing its progression, and treatment options. Covers lifestyle issues such as traveling, staying healthy, combating boredom and depression, and navigating daily tasks. Includes resources. 2006.
Par Gary H Cassel, Michael D Billig, Harry G Randall. 1998
Two ophthalmologists and an optometrist provide an "owner's manual for your eyes." They describe vision changes that occur over time…and health problems that affect the ability to see. Topics include coping with low vision, eye trauma and emergencies, glaucoma, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration. 1998.
Par Penny Junor. 2018
Royal biographer Penny Junor tells the story of the woman reviled as a pariah who, thanks to numerous twists of…fate, became the popular princess consort. Junor argues that although Camilla played a central role in the darkest days of the modern monarchy--Charles and Diana's acrimonious and scandalous split--she also played a crucial role in restoring the Royal Family's reputation, especially that of Prince Charles. 2018.
Par Ryszard Kapuscinski. 1984
Haile Selassie, His Most Puissant Majesty and Distinguished Highness the Emperor of Ethiopia, enjoyed a 44-year reign until his own…army gave him the boot in 1974. In the days following the coup, Polish journalist Kapuscinski travelled to Ethiopia and sought out members of the imperial court for interviews. Some descriptions of violence. 1984, c1978. Uniform title: Cesarz.
Par Helen Cathcart. 1971
Par Michael Bloch. 1996
This biography of Wallis Warfield, Duchess of Windsor, examines her relationship with Edward VIII, her previous unhappy marriages, and their…life together after they were forced to leave England. Her early life is also examined and questions surrounding her birth and early life are addressed. 1996.
Par Michael Bloch. 1982
Par Donald Spoto. 1995
This book describes a number of intriguing incidents in the personal lives of the British Royal Family, dating back to…the time of Queen Victoria. The family conflicts and the personal failings of a number of the royals have been magnified through the lens of the press, ever eager for fresh details with which to build the impression of scandal. 1995.
Par Trevor Rees-Jones, Moira Johnston. 2000
As the sole survivor of the 1997 auto accident that killed the Princess of Wales, Dodi Fayed, and their chauffeur,…bodyguard Rees-Jones offers his account of the events leading up to the crash and its aftermath. He also discusses his own efforts to cope with injuries and unwelcome notoriety. Bestseller. 2000.
Par Aldous Huxley, David Bradshaw. 1994
When Aldous Huxley was sixteen, an eye disease left him with defective vision. Years later he discovered the method of…visual re-education invented by Dr Bates. Huxley's vision improved dramatically, and in this book he describes the eye exercises of the Bates method (still in use today), and explores Bates' theory of the relationship between mental wellbeing and clarity of vision. 1994.
Par Jean Des Cars. 1997
Smart medicine for your eyes: a guide to natural, effective, and safe relief of common eye disorders
Par Jeffrey Anshel. 2011
Information about the eyes; sections on nutrition, herbal therapies, and homeopathic remedies. Discusses disorders of the eye and visual system,…conventional treatments and self-treatments, eye care techniques, and refractive surgeries and vision therapies. c2011.
Par Eleanor Herman. 2006
How did queens find happiness? In courts bristling with testosterone - swashbuckling generals, polished courtiers, and virile cardinals - many…had love affairs. Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard had courtiers; Catherine the Great had a long list of sexy favourites; Empress Alexandra had Rasputin and Marie Antoinette had count Axel Fersen. 2006.
Par Ivan Gobry. 2005
Par Stephen P Barry. 1985
Prince Charles' ex-valet describes the household of Buckingham Palace and the other Royal residences, as well as the duties of…the various servants. Sequel to "Royal service: my twelve years as valet to Prince Charles" (DC04351). 1985.
Par Antonia Fraser. 1979
Par Jean Des Cars. 2004
A l'aube du 30 janvier 1889, dans le pavillon de chasse de Mayerling, aux environs de Vienne, on découvre le…corps de l'archiduc héritier d'Autriche-Hongrie, Rodolphe de Habsbourg, l'unique fils de Sissi et de François-Joseph - et celui d'une jeune fille de 17 ans, Mary Vetsera. Immédiatement, les plus folles rumeurs circulent. Laborieusement, la Cour impériale tente d'accréditer la thèse du suicide. Pendant près d'un siècle, cette version "officielle ", fut imposée. Face aux doutes et aux contradictions relevées, le silence l'emporta. En 1982, à la veille de son retour à Vienne, l'impératrice et reine Zita, dernière souveraine d'Autriche-Hongrie, livre à Jean des Cars des révélations spectaculaires qui ébranlent la thèse d'un amour maudit et remettent en question les rares certitudes de l'affaire. La rigoureuse contre-enquête de Jean des Cars démontre, d'une manière implacable, que la vérité pourrait être fort différente. 2004.
Par Jennie Bond. 2001
As the BBC's royal correspondent, Jennie Bond has covered many momentous events - among them, three marriage breakdowns, Camillagate, the…Queen's annus horribilis and the death of the Princess of Wales, whom Jennie had met privately on a number of occasions. Included here is information from behind the scenes that has never been shared with the public before. 2001.
Par Jennifer S Weizer, Joshua D Stein. 2009
Ophthalmologists describe the way the eye works and its common afflictions and related health matters, including macular degeneration and diabetic…retinopathy. They discuss treatments such as Lasik surgery; provide tips on living with visual impairments; and answer common questions about sight, surgery, and medications. 2009.
Par Paul Couturiau, K. A Kitchen, Christel Rollinat. 1985
Ramses II, le bâtisseur d'Abou Simbel, est sans nul doute le pharaon qui incarne le mieux la puissance et la…grandeur des rois de l'ancienne Égypte. L'auteur nous trace ici un vaste et vigoureux tableau de la civilisation égyptienne au Nouvel Empire. 1985. Titre uniforme: Pharaoh triumphant.