Search Results: "Gisela Hausmann"


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NAKED DETERMINATION by Gisela Hausmann
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 14, 2013

"A unique life well-lived, but the telling isn't quite ready for prime time."
Vienna-born Hausmann has loved, lost and traveled—and she describes 41 short lessons she's learned along the way. Read full book review >

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NAKED TEXT by Gisela Hausmann
Released: Oct. 9, 2015

"Snappy, useful chat about email importance and etiquette."
An "email evangelist" outlines the value of email for teens addicted to texting. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 23, 1999

"A lively satire on 19th-century German paternalism and a forthright fable of women's empowerment, this only slightly dated tale is in fact an entertaining and rewarding work, and very much worth rediscovering."
paper 0-8032-9620-7 The Life Of High Countess Gritta Von Ratsinourhouse ($35.00; paper $15; Aug. 23; 154 pp.; 0-8032-4665-X; paper 0-8032-9620-7): Completed in 1845 but not published in full until 1986, this is an agreeable romantic fantasy—the single collaboration of a mother and daughter writing team about a spirited young girl who escapes with 11 companions from a repressive convent school, survives shipwreck, and eventually founds a utopian commune in which women are their own masters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRET OF TREMBLETON HALL by Ursula Dürr
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: June 1, 1995

"A clever idea without a proper home. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Trembleton Hall has a bad reputation: Ghosts are said to lurk within its old stone walls. Read full book review >