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Freedom: My Book of Firsts

Jaycee Lee Dugard · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In the follow-up to her #1 bestselling memoir, A Stolen Life, Jaycee Dugard tells the story of her first experiences after years in captivity: the joys that accompanied her newfound freedom and the challenges of adjusting to life on her own.When Jaycee Dugard was eleven years old, she was abducted...
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The Lost Daughter: A Memoir

Mary Williams · Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

A daughter of the Black Panther movement tells her remarkable life story of being raised amid violence and near-poverty, adopted as a teenager by Jane Fonda, and finding her way back home.   As she grew up in 1970s Oakland, California, role models for Mary Williams were few and far between...
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The Written World: How Literature Shaped Civilization

MARTIN PUCHNER · Random House
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The story of literature in sixteen acts, from Alexander the Great and the Iliad to Don Quixote and Harry Potter, this engaging book brings together remarkable people and surprising events to show how writing shaped cultures, religions, and the history of the world.
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The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son, and the Golden Age of Marijuana

Tony Dokoupil · Random House Inc
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Blow and Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, The Last Pirate is a vivid, haunting and often hilarious memoir recounting the life of Big Tony, a family man who joined the biggest pot ring of the Reagan era and exploded his life in the process. Three decades later, his son came...
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Anyone Who Had a Heart: My Life and Music

Burt Bacharach · Harper; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In his memoir Anyone Who Had a Heart, Burt Bacharach, one of the greatest songwriters of all time, offers a frank and riveting account of his unparalleled life.From his tumultuous marriages and the tragic suicide of his daughter, to his collaborations with Hal David, Carole Bayer Sager,...
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Pablo Escobar: My Father

Sebastián Marroquín · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

THE INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLER!THE POPULAR SERIES NARCOS CAPTURES ONLY HALF THE TRUTH. HERE, AT LAST, IS THE FULL STORY.Until now, we believed that everything had been said about the rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, the most infamous drug kingpin of all time, but these versions have always...
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The Book of Isaias: A Child of Hispanic Immigrants Seeks His Own America

Daniel Connolly · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

In a green town in the middle of America, a bright 18-year-old Hispanic student named Isaias Ramos sets out on the journey to college.Isaias, who passed a prestigious national calculus test as a junior and leads the quiz bowl team, is the hope of Kingsbury High in Memphis, a school where...
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The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend

Bob Drury · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn astonishing untold story of the American West The great Sioux warrior-statesman Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United States Army in a war, forcing the government to sue for peace on his terms. At the peak of Red Cloud's powers...
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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: "Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far." It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move...
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Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good

Kevin Smith · Gotham
Format: Hardcover

That Kevin Smith? The guy who did "Clerks" a million years ago? Didn't they bounce his fat ass off a plane once? What could you possibly learn from the director of "Cop Out"? How about this: he changed filmmaking forever when he was twenty-three, and since then,...
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Sickened: The True Story of a Lost Childhood

Julie Gregory · Bantam Books
Pages: 244
Format: Paperback

A young girl is perched on the cold chrome of yet another doctor's examining table, missing yet another day of school. Just twelve, she's tall, skinny, and weak. It's four o'clock, and she hasn't been allowed to eat anything all day. Her mother, on the other hand, seems curiously excited....
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American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America

David O. Stewart · Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In this vivid and brilliant biography, David Stewart describes Aaron Burr, the third vice president, as a daring and perhaps deluded figure who shook the nations foundations in its earliest, most vulnerable decades. In 1805, the United States was not twenty years old, an unformed infant....
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Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson III

Robert A Caro · Knopf
Pages: 1200
Format: Print book

Book Three of Robert A. Caro's monumental work, The Years of Lyndon Johnson - the most admired and riveting political biography of our era - which began with the best-selling and prizewinning The Path to Power and Means of Ascent.Master of the Senate carries Lyndon Johnson's story...
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Five Days in November

Clint Hill · Gallery Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Don’t miss the New York Times bestseller Five Days in November, where Secret Service agent Clint Hill tells the stories behind the iconic images of those five infamous, tragic days surrounding JFK’s assassination, published for the 50th anniversary of his death.On November 22, 1963,...
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Jesus: A Pilgrimage

James Martin · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

James Martin, SJ, gifted storyteller, editor at large of America magazine, popular media commentator, and New York Times bestselling author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, brings the Gospels to life in Jesus: A Pilgrimage, and invites believers and seekers alike to experience...
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