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Slonim Woods 9: A Memoir

Daniel Barban Levin · ‎Crown
Format: Hardcover

''''''''s college roommates"Chilling . . . eloquent . . . a powerful portrayal of a young man's ability to emerge whole from an experience intended to break him." - Publishers WeeklyIn September 2010, at the beginning of the academic year at Sarah...
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The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive

Lucy Adlington · Harper
Format: Hardcover

A powerful chronicle of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes at an extraordinary fashion workshop created within one of the most notorious WWII death camps. At the height of the Holocaust twenty-five young inmates of the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau...
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Broken Crayons Still Color: Based on a True Story

David Weaver · Independently published
Pages: 137
Format: Paperback

Multi-platinum rapper Devin has it all. Money, cars, fame, women - he's living the life of a rockstar. As with anything in life, all good things come to the end of its cycle, and God takes you off of a path so that you can begin anew. Devin stops getting booked for shows, and it causes...
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Broken Crayons Still Color 2: Based on a True Story

David Weaver · Independently published
Pages: 228
Format: Paperback

When you squeeze a water balloon, as long as you don't burst it, the water simply goes to a different part of the balloon. Addictive personalities are similar. If a person breaks an addiction, they then have to find something else to transfer their energy towards. With Ashlon's...
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Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

Anderson Cooper · Harper
Format: Hardcover

CNN anchor and New York Times bestselling author Anderson Cooper teams with New York Times bestselling historian and novelist Katherine Howe to chronicle the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty - his mother's family, the Vanderbilts.Few names are as synonymous with wealth...
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Beautiful Country: A Memoir

Qian Julie Wang · ‎Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

In Chinese, the word for America, Mei Guo, translates directly to "beautiful country." Yet when seven-year-old Qian arrives in New York City in 1994 full of curiosity, she is overwhelmed by crushing fear and scarcity. In China, Qian's parents were professors; in America, her family...
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Where Tomorrows Aren't Promised: A Memoir of Survival and Hope

Carmelo Anthony · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

For a long time, Carmelo Anthony's world wasn't any larger than the view of the hoopers and hustlers he watched from the side window of his family's first-floor project apartment in Red Hook, Brooklyn. He couldn't dream any bigger than emulating his big brothers and cousin,...
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Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement

Tarana Burke · Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book
Format: Hardcover

-- -- and how she brought empathy back to an entire generation.Tarana didn't always have the courage to say 'me too.' As a child, she reeled from her sexual assault, believing she was responsible. Unable to confess what she thought of as her own sins for fear of shattering...
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No Cure for Being Human:

Kate Bowler · Random House
Format: Hardcover

It's hard to give up on the feeling that the life you want is just out of reach. A beach body by summer. A trip to Disneyland around the corner. A promotion on the horizon. Everyone wants to believe that they are headed toward good, better, best. But what happens when the life you hoped...
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Genealogy Basics In 30 Minutes: The quick guide to creating a family tree, building connections with relatives, and discovering the stories of your ancestors

Shannon Combs-Bennett · In 30 Minutes Guides; 2nd Revised ed. edition
Format: Paperback

If you have ever wanted to research and document your family history the right way, then the award-winning Genealogy Basics In 30 Minutes is for you! Authored by professional genealogist Shannon Combs-Bennett, this genealogy book explains the joys, challenges, and triumphs of researching...
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