The Miracle of Dunkirk: The True Story of Operation Dynamo
The Miracle of Dunkirk By Walter Lord - From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Night to Remember: While Allied soldiers were trapped on a beach in Dunkirk, a miraculous rescue mission was launched to save them from the enclosing Nazi forces. “Stirring… Contemporary history at its most readable” (The New York Times).
A key player in the contemporary history of Provence, Paul Ricard learned how to make pastis, a regional drink famous throughout the entire world… http://www.fantasticprovence.com/section/culture-fashion_r5/paul-ricard-ambassadeur-de-la-provence_a240/1
Luigi Ghirri (Italy, 1943–1992) was an extraordinary photographer, as well as a writer whose career was so rich and varied that it seems like a lesson in the contemporary history of the medium… Uncannily prescient, Ghirri shared the sensibility of what became known in the U.S. as the New Color and the New Topographics movements before they had even been named. Like his counterparts in Italian cinema, Ghirri believed the local and the universal were inseparable, and that life’s…