6 edition of Gods and Kings (Chronicles of the Kings #1) found in the catalog.
February 1, 2005 by Bethany House Publishers .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||320|
Dana Thomas has a feel for all of this and more and has written a fascinating book. He has a sword through most of it, and never even carries a staff. Not at all. I'm just not going to get financed",   and that those seeking to boycott the film on such grounds should "get a life". The corporations had won and the artists had lost.
Their year Sinai plight for example. Christian Science Monitor "Those familiar with Thomas, author of "Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster," are well aware of her abilities to break down the illusions of the fashion industry. These include various predictions of the downfall of the northern kingdom, the equivalent prediction of the downfall of Judah following the reign of Manassehthe extension of Josiah 's reforms in accordance with the laws of Deuteronomyand the revision of the narrative from Jeremiah concerning Judah's last days. Lamentation hangs over this book like a perfectly tailored sheath. She believes there were several reasons that contributed to the two designers' downfalls: the crushing pressures in the new corporatization and democratization of fashion, the use of substance abuse as a coping mechanism, and the personal loss of family and close friends. Was this review helpful?
You can still have quality and design but after whatever cost-cutting compromises are mandated by the profit-hungry corporate bosses. I began using my tablet to look up photos and news coverage of events, and that made it better. Start your review of Gods and Kings Chronicles of the Kings, 1 Write a review Jun 17, Catherine McNiel rated it it was ok I read this book because I was offered a free copy and because a friend recommended it to me. While Thomas never strikes a fulfilling symmetry between her subjects, she nevertheless offers an alluring look at two edgy, gifted, famous individuals who famously burned out midcareer. Dana Thomas has a feel for all of this and more and has written a fascinating book.
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While the pieces shares some things Thomas' work makes solid use of her time as a fashion journalist and as a result the text is peppered with her personal insights from experiences at both McQueen and Galliano's shows, in addition to the time she spent interviewing them.
I do wish that her preference for McQueen wasn't so obvious. The main point of the prophetic stories is that God's prophecies are always fulfilled, so that any not yet fulfilled will be so in the future.
Their rise is a romp to read but most fascinating is their fall. This is disappointing as far as visuals go, but does make sense so far.
FOr instance, if one wanted to make a point about the excesses of McQueen's shows, why would you leave out ones where, for instance, the model comes out walking a wolf?
In so doing, she reveals the revolution in high fashion in the last two decades—and the price it demanded of the very ones who saved it.
This Egyptian saga is not quite in the same league, but it confirms the director's flair for widescreen imagery. However, the dialogue was wooden and the characters were two dimensional at best. I have to believe in things that can be proved in a tangible way.
This is important no matter what your beliefs are. I wonder if Austin was truly unaware of the cultural lenses she wrote with and did not write with or if she was aware but was speaking to her readers by using the thoughts and definitions that they would have.
Galliano led the way with his sensual bias-cut gowns and his voluptuous hourglass tailoring, which he presented in romantic storybook-like settings. She may never again be so readily welcomed in some quarters of this beau monde, but the trade off is an essential reference for any student of fashion, finance or culture.
As commerce triumphs over art, you can only cringe, but you also have to admire Thomas's exhaustive account of what fashion folk would no doubt refer to as a moment that will never, and can never, be repeated. To do otherwise is nearly beyond imagining, holds no positive or healthy associations, and is very literally the very definition of sin.
But the pace was unsustainable. They turned out landmark collections in mesmerizing, theatrical shows that retailers and critics still gush about and designers continue to reference.
For the distant hail, computer simulation was used. It's also possible that they are the last of a vanishing breed. Dana Thomas has brilliantly dissected the fashion phenomenon while the healthy beast still thrives luxuriously on the operating table. Scott has the courage someone like Mel Gibson had when he made this movie.
I'm just not going to get financed",   and that those seeking to boycott the film on such grounds should "get a life". Hezekiah's grandfather, the prophet and recovering alcoholic Zechariah, teaches Hezekiah about Yahweh, but King Ahaz sends Zechariah into seclusion and Hezekiah soon forgets the God of the Jews.
The description of religion and the role it plays in a person and in society!!!! Wish Mr. Dana Thomas has a feel for all of this and more and has written a fascinating book. Consider it required reading for anyone who has ever maxed out a credit card at Bergdorf Goodman.
You are no Mel Gibson!Mar 16, · Positive Elements. Exodus: Gods and Kings is, of course, based (sometimes quite loosely) on the biblical book of Exodus.
It’s the foundational journal of the Jews in many respects, and a broadly inspirational one as well—a story of a people striving for freedom/5. Gods and Kings Book 1 and 2 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
From the author of The Chronicles of the English and the Earls /5. In her groundbreaking work Gods and Kings, acclaimed journalist Dana Thomas tells the true story of McQueen and Galliano.
In so doing she reveals the relentless world of couture. Ms. Thomas to deliver this book. I enjoy her writing so much, even more when it's narrated so well. Listening to the book,gives me space to look up everything and.
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The. This is a terrific book.” Michael Gross, author of Model and House of Outrageous Fortune: “Comprehensive, detailed, coldly accurate yet extraordinarily sympathetic, Dana Thomas’s Gods and Kings is a fascinating double biography of two dressmakers of genius.
Apr 06, · Gods and Kings (Chronicles of the Kings #1) Paperback – February 1, by Lynn Austin (Author)/5(K).