Frank Vincent ZappaUntil discovering his birth certificate as an adult, Zappa believed he had been christened "Francis", and he is credited as Francis on some of his early albums. His legal name was always "Frank", however, never "Francis". Cf. Zappa with Occhiogrosso, 1989, The Real Frank Zappa Book, p. 15. (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, composer, recording engineer, record producer, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 ..
''''Comparative religion can be dry, but not the way Occhiogrosso writes it. Not only is this fat book comprehensive, it''''s lively and perhaps best of all, easy to understand. An excellent resource...
. . . Very highly recommended.- Midwest Book Review
The classic 1906 essay on tea drinking, its history, aesthetics, and deep connection to Japanese culture. Kakuzo Okakura felt Teaism could influence the world: Tea with us becomes more than an idealisat..
Through his intimate knowledge of Japanese aesthetics and ability to effectively communicate them to a Western audience, Okakura is able to discuss ''Teaism'' and its impact on Japanese culture, thought, and life in an informative and p..
Ogekuri, when Ruko''s step-mother, Masuyo gets in the way! The Mistress of S&M has taken Ogekuri to a whole new level of servitude and he may not come out of it! Can Ruko snap him back into shape with her undying love and devotion, or will the ..
Petrovitch will free him one day, he just has to trust Michael will still be sane by the time he does. Maddy and Petrovitch have trust issues. She's left him, but Petrovitch is pretty sure she still loves him. Sonja Oshicora loves Petrovitch too. But she's..