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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

LUCY WORSLEY · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"Jane Austen at Home offers a fascinating look at Jane Austen's world through the lens of the homes in which she lived and worked throughout her life. The result is a refreshingly unique perspective on Austen and her work and a beautifully nuanced exploration of gender, creativity,...
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The World of Raymond Chandler: In His Own Words

Raymond Chandler · Knopf; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography. The closest he came to writing either was in—and around—his novels, shorts stories, and letters. There have been books that describe and evaluate Chandlers life, but to find out what he himself felt about his life and work, Barry...
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One Tragic Night: The Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Mandy Wiener · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

At 0803 on the morning of Valentines Day 2013, news broke that Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic superstar known as the Blade Runner, had shot and killed his girlfriend at his luxury home in Pretoria, South Africa. Within minutes, the story reverberated around the world as banners flashed...
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The Underdogs: Children, Dogs, and the Power of Unconditional Love

Melissa Fay Greene · Ecco Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

From two-time National Book Award nominee Melissa Fay Greene comes a profound and surprising account of dogs on the front lines of rescuing both children and adults from the trenches of grief, emotional, physical, and cognitive disability, and post-traumatic stress disorder.The Underdogs...
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Truevine : a strange and troubling tale of two brothers in jim crow america

Beth Macy · Little
Pages: 420
Format: Print book

NATIONAL BESTSELLER The true story of two African-American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, and whose mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back. The year was 1899 and the place a sweltering tobacco farm in the Jim Crow South town of Truevine, Virginia....
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Avalanche: A Love Story

Julia Leigh · W W Norton
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

An intensely personal narrative of loss, hope, and longing for a child. In this brave and lucid account, Julia Leigh broaches a challenging life event often left undiscussed: how the struggle to have a child can take an agonizing toll. Leigh's experience at the vanguard of medical science...
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Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured

Kathryn Harrison · Doubleday; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose voices moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George...
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Company of Heroes: A Forgotten Medal of Honor and Bravo Company's War in Vietnam

Eric Poole · Osprey Publishing
Format: Hardcover

On May 10, 1970, during the Cambodian Incursion, Army Specialist Leslie Sabo Jr., 22-years old, married only 30 days before shipping out and on active duty for just 6 months, died as his patrol was ambushed near a remote border area of Cambodia. When an enemy grenade landed near a wounded...
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Taking Down the Lion: The Triumphant Rise and Tragic Fall of Tyco's Dennis Kozlowski

Catherine S. Neal · Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Hardcover

As the widely-admired CEO of Tyco International, Dennis Kozlowski grew a little-known New Hampshire conglomerate into a global giant. In a stunning series of events, Kozlowski suddenly lost his job along with his favored public status when he was indicted by legendary Manhattan DA Robert...
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The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered

Laura Auricchio · Vintage
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

The Marquis de Lafayette at age nineteen volunteered to fight under George Washington and became the French hero of the American Revolution. In this major biography Laura Auricchio looks past the storybook hero and selfless champion of righteous causes who cast aside family and fortune...
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Pat and Dick: The Nixons, An Intimate Portrait of a Marriage

Will Swift · Threshold Editions; Reprint edition
Format: Kindle Edition

From Barnes & Noble"I thought that he was nuts or something!" That was Patricia Ryan Nixon's initial response to young law student Richard Nixon's marriage proposal on their first date. It took two years of campaigning to convince the young college graduate of his sanity...
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Smoking Cigarettes, Eating Glass: A Psychologist’s Memoir

Annita Perez Sawyer · Santa Fe Writer's Project
Format: Print book

Annita Sawyer's memoir is a harrowing, heroic, and redeeming story of her battle with mental illness, and her triumph in overcoming it. In 1960, as a suicidal teenager, Sawyer was institutionalized, misdiagnosed, and suffered through 89 electroshock treatments before being transfered,...
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Dying to Wake Up: A Doctor's Voyage into the Afterlife and the Wisdom He Brought Back

Rajiv Parti · Atria Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A rare glimpse into heaven, hell, and previous lives - Dr. Rajiv Parti's near-death experience brought him on a journey through the afterworld, leading to a spiritual awakening that transformed his career, his lifestyle, and even his fundamental beliefs.Before his near-death experience,...
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The Reluctant Psychic: A Memoir

Suzan Saxman · St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Pages: 344
Format: Print book

We all, as children, saw imaginary friends and heard monsters in the closet. But for Suzan Saxman, those friends and monsters didn't go away - and they weren't imaginary. They were the dead who came to her from the time she was a little girl with urgent messages for the living. Raised in a house...
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Don't Tell a Soul

M William Phelps · Pinnacle Books
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

"Phelps is a true-crime veteran." - New York PostCherry Walker was a devoted, trusting, uncommonly innocent young woman who loved caring for a neighbor's little boy. But when she was asked to testify in court against his abusive mother, Cherry never got the chance. She couldn't...
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