All I knew about Moldova were the names of eleven men printed on the inside back pages of my newspaper. None of them sounded to me like they were any good at tennis... An eccentric wager finds Tony Hawks, a man who loves an unusual challenge, bound for the little-known Eastern European state of Moldova. His mission: to track down members of the country''s football team and persuade them to play him at tennis. The bizarre quest ultimately has little to do with Tennis or football, but instead..
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It was Patrick''s idea that they should have the tennis party. After all, he has the perfect setting -- the White House, bought out of his bonuses as an..Купить Детально
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From the Winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011 Staring at the Sun charts the life of Jean Serjeant, from her beginning as a naive, carefree country..Купить Подробнее
Is Sophie Fevvers, toast of Europe''s capitals, part swan...or all fake? Courted by the Prince of Wales and painted by Toulouse-Lautrec, she is an aerialiste..Купить Описание
When Abraham Verghese, a physician whose marriage is unravelling, relocates to Texas, he hopes to make a fresh start as a staff member at a county hospital...Купить Детально