A coming-of-age story set in modern day China centering on the friendship between an American and a Chinese boy who meet while training with Beijing’s Junior National Tennis Team. Chase Robertson arrives in Beijing as a fourteen-year-old boy still troubled by the recent death of his older brother. He discovers a country in transition; a society in which the dual systems of Communist Era state control and an emerging entrepreneurial culture exist in paradox. A top ranked junior tennis player..
During a white-hot summer on the idyllic Greek island of Hydra, two girls fall into each other’s lives to devastating effect. When Samantha, a young, impressionable American,..Подробнее
Pippa no esta pasando por una buena racha: su mejor amiga, Ruby, se ha marchado, y encima ha pillado a su novio en la cama con otra mujer. Por eso viajar por unas cuantas bodegas..Описание
I was braveShe was recklessWe were troubleBest friends Caddy and Rosie are inseparable. Their differences have brought them closer, but as she turns sixteen Caddy begins to wish..В корзину Описание
Eve Singer makes her living from death. As a TV crime reporter, she''ll go to any length to get the latest scoop. But when a twisted serial killer starts using her to gain the..Подробнее
F. Scott Fitzgerald''s second novel, The Beautiful and Damned (1922), was a pivotal book in his career. A trenchant satire of the Jazz Age, it is very much a novel of its times...Описание