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Pathfinder Pioneer: The Memoir of a Lead Bomber Pilot in World War II

Raymond E Brim
Format: Print book

In this engaging book we see how an 18-year-old miner shoveling ore from deep in the ground in Utah suddenly found himself, only two years later, 30,000 feet in the air over Nazi Germany, piloting a Flying Fortress in the first wave of America's air counteroffensive in Europe.
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Age of bowie

Paul Morley · Gallery Books
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

Author and industry insider Paul Morley explores the musical and cultural legacies left behind by "The Man Who Fell to Earth."Respected arts commentator and author Paul Morley, an artistic advisor to the curators of the highly successful retrospective exhibition David Bowie is for the Victoria...
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License to Pawn: Deals, Steals, and My Life at the Gold & Silver

Rick Harrison · Hyperion; First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

In Las Vegas, theres a family-owned business called the Gold Silver Pawn Shop, run by three generations of the Harrison family Rick his son, Big Hoss and Ricks dad, the Old Man. Now License to Pawn takes readers behind the scenes of the hit History show Pawn Stars and shares the fascinating...
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Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero

Michael Hingson · Thomas Nelson; Later Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Faith.  Trust.  Triumph. I trust Roselle with my life, every day. She trusts me to direct her. And today is no different, except the stakes are higher. ?Michael Hingson First came the boom?the loud, deep, unapologetic bellow that seemed to erupt from the very core of the earth. Eerily,...
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The Lady and the Panda: The True Adventures of the First American Explorer to Bring Back China's Most Exotic Animal

Vicki Croke
Format: Book

Here is the astonishing true story of Ruth Harkness, the Manhattan bohemian socialite who, against all but impossible odds, trekked to Tibet in 1936 to capture the most mysterious animal of the day: a bear that had for countless centuries lived in secret in the labyrinth of lonely
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True Love

Jennifer Lopez · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In Jennifer Lopez's first ever book, True Love, she explores one of her life's most defining periods - the transformative two-year journey of how, as an artist and a mother, she confronted her greatest challenges, identified her biggest fears, and ultimately emerged a stronger person...
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Unbowed

Wangari Maathai
Format: Hardcover

Hugely charismatic, humble, and possessed of preternatural luminosity of spirit, Wangari Maathai, the winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize and a single mother of three, recounts her extraordinary life as a political activist, feminist, and environmentalist in Kenya.Born in
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Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him

Luis Carlos Montalván · Hyperion
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

* Now a New York Times bestseller * A heartwarming true dog story like no other: Tuesday, a lovable golden retriever, transforms a former soldier's life forever Excerpt: "Tuesday combines a golden retriever's innate playfulness and bouncy exuberance with a noble bearing and seriousness...
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Good Call: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Fowl

Jase Robertson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 241
Format: Hardcover

The closer we look at the Robertson family, the more we discover the substance and authenticity below the surface of these well-known TV characters. In this enlightening book, Jase Robertson gives us a deep look behind his funnyman exterior. In addition to stories of life in the Robertson...
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It Worked for Me LP: In Life and Leadership

Colin Powell · HarperLuxe; Lgr edition
Format: Paperback

Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir.A beautiful companion to his previous memoir, the #1 New York Times bestseller My American Journey, Powell’s It Worked...
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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

Jon Krakauer · Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
Pages: 368
Format: Audiobook

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down." He was wrong. The storm, which claimed five...
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The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl's Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster

Tim Crothers · Thorndike Press; Lrg edition
Format: Hardcover

In the slums of Kampala, Uganda, Phiona Mutesi sleeps in a decrepit shack with her mother and three siblings and struggles to find a single meal each day. Phiona is also one of the world's best chess players. One day in 2005 while searching for food, nine-year-old Phiona met Robert...
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Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance

Simone Biles

Simone Biles' entrance into the world of gymnastics may have started on a daycare field trip in her hometown of Spring, Texas, but her God-given talent, passion, and perseverance have made her one of the top gymnasts in the world, as well as a four-time winner of Olympic gold i
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When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World

Carli Lloyd · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the celebrated star of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, an inspiring, uplifting, and candid memoir of how she got there In 2015, the U.S .Women's National Soccer Team won its first FIFA championship in sixteen years, culminating in an epic final game that electrified...
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Jeff Gordon: Racing Back to the Front--My Memoir

Jeff Gordon
Format: Hardcover

Jeff Gordon's long-awaited racing memoir -- an unprecedented and thrilling look inside the life of a NASCAR champion. It didn't matter that Jeff Gordon hailed from California -- hardly a fountain of stockcar pedigree -- or that they said he was too small to race with t...
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Surfacing: From the Depths of Self-Doubt to Winning Big and Living Fearlessly

Siri Lindley
Format: Print book

Surfacing is the inspiring story of Siri Lindley, one of the world's best triathlon coaches and a world champion. But before Siri came to dominate the sport of triathlon, she was controlled by deep-seated insecurity that sabotaged her races and forced her to hide
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Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running from Madness

Suzy Favor Hamilton · Dey Street Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The former middle distance Olympic runner and high-end escort speaks out for the first time about her battle with mental illness, and how mania controlled and compelled her in competition, but also in life. This is a heartbreakingly honest yet hopeful memoir reminiscent of Manic, Electroboy,...
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Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story

Arnold Schwarzenegger · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

THE GREATEST IMMIGRANT SUCCESS STORY OF OUR TIME His story is unique, and uniquely entertaining, and he tells it brilliantly in these pages. He was born in a year of famine, in a small Austrian town, the son of an austere police chief. He dreamed of moving to America to become a bodybuilding...
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Troublemaker

Leah Remini · Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2015.
Format: eAudiobook

The outspoken actress, talk show host, and reality television star offers up a no-holds-barred memoir, including an eye-opening insider account of her tumultuous and heart-wrenching thirty-year-plus association with the Church of Scientology. Leah Remini has never been the type to hold...
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Trump Revealed: An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power

Michael Kranish · Scribner
Pages: 431
Format: Print book

Authoritative, timely, and provocative, this deeply researched biography of Donald Trump provides a complex portrait of the man who - despite broad skepticism - could be the next president of the United States.Who is Donald J. Trump? Despite decades of scrutiny, many aspects of his life...
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Hard Choices

Hillary Rodham Clinton · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Hillary Rodham Clinton's inside account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of State, and how those experiences drive her view of the future."All of us face hard choices in our lives," Hillary Rodham Clinton...
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot · Crown
Pages: 369
Format: Hardcover

Now a major motion picture from HBO® starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne.Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells - taken without her knowledge - became one of the most...
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Navy SEAL Dogs: My Tale of Training Canines for Combat

Mike Ritland · St. Martin's Griffin, 2013.
Pages: 190
Format: Print book

Before there was Max, there was Mike. A true story much like the touching movie, Navy SEAL Dogs explores the incomparable relationship between trainer and military dog.From the author of Team Dog, Trident K9 Warriors gave readers an inside look at the Navy SEAL teams' elite K9 warriors-who...
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Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir

Liz Prince · Zest Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Growing up, Liz Prince wasn't a girly girl, dressing in pink tutus or playing Pretty Pretty princess like the other girls in her neighborhood. But she wasn't exactly one of the guys either, as she quickly learned when her Little League baseball coach exiled her to the outfield instead...
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Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

Neil Patrick Harris · Crown Pub
Pages: 294
Format: Book

Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened? Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the "u" back in "aUtobiography"? Then look no further than Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography!...
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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

Anne Frank · Cornerstone Books
Pages: 369
Format: Hardcover

The journal of a Jewish girl in her early teens describes both the joys and torments of daily life, as well as typical adolescent thoughts, throughout two years spent in hiding with her family during the Nazi occupation of Holland.
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