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The American: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice

KHIZR KHAN · Random House
Pages: 271
Format: Hardcover

This inspiring memoir by the Muslim American Gold Star father and captivating DNC speaker is the story of one family's pursuit of the American dream."Khan's aspirational memoir reminds us all why Americans should welcome newcomers from all lands." - Kirkus Reviews In fewer than...
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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

DAVID YAFFE · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

An intimate new biography of Joni Mitchell, one of the greatest musicians of the twentieth centuryJoni Mitchell is a cultural touchstone for generations of Americans. In her heyday she released ten experimental, challenging, and revealing albums; her lyrics captivated people with the beauty...
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Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead--My Life Story

CECILE RICHARDS · Touchstone
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

To Make Change, You Have to Make Trouble From Cecile Richards - president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund for more than a decade, daughter of the late Governor Ann Richards, featured speaker at the Women's March on Washington, and a "heroine...
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The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War

NEAL BASCOMB · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"Bascomb has unearthed a remarkable piece of hidden history, and told it perfectly. The story brims with adventure, suspense, daring, and heroism." - David Grann, New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon Neal Bascomb, New York Times best-selling author,...
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Constance Fenimore Woolson: Portrait of a Lady Novelist

Anne Boyd Rioux · W. W. Norton & Company, 2016.
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

"Biography at its best aims at resurrection. Anne Boyd Rioux has brought the novelist Constance Fenimore Woolson back to life for us. Hurrah!"?Robert D. Richardson, author of the Bancroft Prize-winning William James: In the Maelstrom of American ModernismConstance Fenimore Woolson...
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The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster

SARAH KRASNOSTEIN · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things: husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife. . . But as a little boy, raised in violence and excluded from the family home, she just wanted to belong. Now she believes...
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Wild by Nature: From Siberia to Australia, Three Years Alone in the Wilderness on Foot

Sarah Marquis · Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

One woman 10,000 miles on foot 6 countries 8 pairs of hiking boots 3,000 cups of tea 1,000 days and nights "The only way to survive three years of walking was to embrace the moment of now." -- from Wild by Nature Not since Cheryl Strayed gifted us with her adventure on the Pacific...
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Where We Belong: Journeys That Show Us The Way

Hoda Kotb · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author and beloved Today show co-anchor Hoda Kotb - inspiring stories of people who find their life's purpose in unexpected ways, often surprising themselves and the ones they love.Most of us wonder what we're doing. We float around in the glass half-empty,...
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Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir

AMY TAN · Ecco
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR AMY TAN, A MEMOIR ON HER LIFE AS A WRITER, HER CHILDHOOD, AND THE SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FICTION AND EMOTIONAL MEMORYIn Where the Past Begins, bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement Amy Tan is at her most intimate...
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They Left Us Everything: A Memoir

Plum Johnson · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 279
Format: Hardcover

A warm, heartfelt memoir of family, loss, and a house jam-packed with decades of goods and memories. After almost twenty years of caring for elderly parents - first for their senile father, and then for their cantankerous ninety-three-year old mother - author Plum Johnson and her three...
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It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree

A J JACOBS · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author of The Know-It-All and The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family - where it begins and how far it goes - and attempts to untangle the true meaning of the "Family of Humankind."A.J....
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My Life in Middlemarch

Rebecca Mead · Broadway Books
Format: Book

A New Yorker writer revisits the seminal book of her youth--Middlemarch--and fashions a singular, involving story of how a passionate attachment to a great work of literature can shape our lives and help us to read our own histories. Rebecca Mead was a young woman in an English coastal...
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A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy

Sue Klebold · Crown
Pages: 305
Format: Print book

On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Over the course of minutes, they would kill twelve students and a teacher and wound twenty-four others before taking their own lives. For the last sixteen years, Sue Klebold, Dylan's...
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Cuyahoga's Child: Growing Up in the Valley of the Crooked River

Jeffrey J Knowles · Orange Frazer Press
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

Jeff Knowles is a keen observer of people, places, and things. Both historical and heartwarming, he takes us on a journey through the forests, canals, classrooms, factories, homes, and ball fields of his home in Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley. The journey is not without heartbreak and loss,...
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Strangers Tend to Tell Me Things

Amy Dickinson · Hachette Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In STRANGERS TEND TO TELL ME THINGS--her follow-up memoir to the NYT bestselling The Mighty Queens of Freeville--America's most popular advice columnist, "Ask Amy," shares her journey of family, second chances, and finding love.By peeling back the curtain of her syndicated advice...
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