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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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Marcel's Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man's Fate

Carolyn Porter · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A graphic designer's search for inspiration leads to a cache of letters and the mystery of one man's fate during World War II.Seeking inspiration for a new font design in an antique store in small-town Stillwater, Minnesota, graphic designer Carolyn Porter stumbled across a bundle...
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Leonardo

Frank ZoÌ?llner · Taschen, 2015.
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Renaissance Man: The unstoppable curiosity and invention of the da Vinci genius Filling notebook after notebook with sketches, inventions, and theories, Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) not only stands as one of the most exceptional draftsmen of art history, but also as a mastermind and innovator...
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Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead

Bill Kreutzmann · St. Martin's Press
Format: Kindle Edition

The Grateful Dead are perhaps the most legendary American rock band of all time. For thirty years, beginning in the hippie scene of San Francisco in 1965, they were a musical institution, the original jam band that broke new ground in so many ways. From the music to their live concert sound...
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Born with Teeth: A Memoir

Kate Mulgrew · Little, Brown and Company,
Pages: 306
Format: Large Print Hardcover

Raised by unconventional Irish Catholics who knew "how to drink, how to dance, how to talk, and how to stir up the devil," Kate Mulgrew grew up with poetry and drama in her bones. But in her mother, a would-be artist burdened by the endless arrival of new babies, young Kate saw the consequences...
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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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It's a Long Story: My Life

Willie Nelson · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 392
Format: Print book

The definitive autobiography of Willie Nelson "Unvarnished. Funny. Leaving no stone unturned." . . . So say the publishers about this book I've written. What I say is that this is the story of my life, told as clear as a Texas sky and in the same rhythm that I lived it. It's a story...
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Whitney and Bobbi Kristina

Ian Halperin · Gallery Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Shocking new revelations emerge about superstar Whitney Houston and her only daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, in #1 New York Times bestselling author Ian Halperin's account of their tumultuous lives.On July 26, 2015, after nearly six months in a coma, Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of musical...
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The Setup: A True Story of Dirty Cops, Soccer Moms, and Reality TV

Pete Crooks · BenBella Books
Format: Hardcover

The pitch went like this Chris Butler, a retired cop, ran a private investigator firm in Concord, California. His business had a fascinating anglehis firm was staffed entirely by soccer moms.In fact, Butler employed PI Super Moms attractive, organized, smart, and trained in investigative...
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Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

Robert M Gates · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 618
Format: Hardcover

From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vividly written account of his experience serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Before Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House in 2006, he thought he'd left...
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Leaving Before the Rains Come

Alexandra Fuller · Penguin Press
Pages: 258
Format: Print book

New York Times Bestseller"One of the gutsiest memoirs I've ever read. And the writing--oh my god the writing." --Entertainment Weekly A child of the Rhodesian wars and daughter of two deeply complicated parents, Alexandra Fuller is no stranger to pain. But the disintegration of Fuller's...
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Two's Company: A Fifty-Year Romance with Lessons Learned in Love, Life & Business

Suzanne Somers · Harmony
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In her most personal and inspiring book yet, New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Somers shows readers how to shape a healthy, lasting relationship through the lens of her 50-year love affair with her husband, Alan Hamel. For the first time, Suzanne will expose the inner workings of her marriage:...
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U2: The Definitive Biography

John Jobling · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Kindle Edition

John Jobling takes readers beyond the myth in this unauthorized biography to present the first comprehensive account of the illustrious Irish rockers in 25 years. Drawing on extensive interviews with insiders including record label scouts, studio presidents, politicians, music critics,...
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The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories

Marina Keegan · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the worlds attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation. Marina Keegans star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude...
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The Price of Valor: The Life of Audie Murphy, America's Most Decorated Hero of World War II

David A. Smith · Regnery History
Format: Hardcover

When he was seventeen years old, Audie Murphy falsified his birth records so he could enlist in the Army and help defeat the Nazis. When he was nineteen, he single-handedly turned back the German Army at the Battle of Colmar Pocket by climbing on top of a tank with a machine gun, a moment...
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Shadow Warriors of World War II: The Daring Women of the OSS and SOE

Gordon Thomas · Chicago Review Press Incorporated
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

They were told that the only crime they must never commit was to be caught. Women of enormous cunning and strength of will, the Shadow Warriors' stories have remained largely untold until now. In a dramatic tale of espionage and conspiracy in World War II, Shadow Warriors of World War II unveils...
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The Long Haul: A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road

Finn Murphy · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 229
Format: Hardcover

A long-haul mover's rollicking account of life out on the Big Slab.More than thirty years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker. Since then he's covered more than a million miles packing, loading, and hauling people's belongings all over America. Known by his trucker...
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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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Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961

Nicholas Reynolds · William Morrow
Pages: 357
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A "riveting"* international cloak-and-dagger epic, here is the stunning untold story of Ernest Hemingway's dangerous secret life -- including his role as a Soviet agent code-named "Argo" -- that fueled his art and his undoing.In 2010, while...
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Monet

Christoph Heinrich · Taschen, ©2015.
Pages: 95
Format: Print book

Prince of the Impressionists: Capturing the ever-changing face of reality Hailed the "Prince of the Impressionists", Claude Monet (1840-1926) transformed expectations for the purpose of paint on canvas. Defying the precedent of centuries, Monet did not seek to render only...
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Unti Bruce Dickinson

BRUCE DICKINSON · Dey Street Books
Pages: 371
Format: Hardcover

A long-awaited memoir from the larger-than-life, multifaceted lead vocalist of Iron Maiden, one of the most successful, influential and enduring rock bands ever.Pioneers of Britain's nascent Rock & Metal scene back in the late 1970s, Iron Maiden smashed its way to the top, thanks in no small...
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Dear Abigail: The Intimate Lives and Revolutionary Ideas of Abigail Adams and Her Two Remarkable Sisters

Diane Jacobs · Ballantine Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

For readers of the historical works of Robert K. Massie, David McCulough, and Alison Weir comes the first biography on the life of Abigail Adams and her sisters.   “Never sisters loved each other better than we.”—Abigail Adams in a letter to her sister Mary, June...
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To Siri with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines

Judith Newman · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the viral New York Times op-ed column "To Siri with Love" comes a collection of touching, hilarious, and illuminating stories about life with a thirteen-year-old boy with autism that hold insights and revelations for us all.When Judith Newman shared the story...
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Words Without Music: A Memoir

Philip Glass · Liveright; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited memoir by "the most prolific and popular of all contemporary composers" (New York Times).A world-renowned composer of symphonies, operas, and film scores, Philip Glass has, almost single-handedly, crafted the dominant sound of late-twentieth-century classical...
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American Wife: A Memoir of Love, War, Faith, and Renewal

Taya Kyle · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle shares their private story: an unforgettable testament to the power of love and faith in the face of war and unimaginable loss--and a moving tribute to a man whose true heroism ran even deeper than the legendIn early 2013, Taya Kyle and her husband...
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The Phantom Killer: Unlocking the Mystery of the Texarkana Serial Murders: The Story of a Town in Terror

James Presley · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Set in the rowdy, often lawless town of Texarkana shortly after WWII, The Phantom Killer is the history of the most puzzling unsolved cases in the United StatesThe salacious and scandalous murders of a series of couples on Texarkana's "lovers lanes" in seemingly idyllic post-WWII...
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I Said Yes: My Story of Heartbreak, Redemption, and True Love

Emily Maynard · Thomas Nelson, 2016.
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

When her high-profile search for romance led Emily Maynard to dead end after dead end, real love finally found her. Millions know Emily Maynard Johnson from her unprecedented double appearances on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Millions also know that neither of the relationships from...
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Reagan: The Life

H.W. Brands · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

From master storyteller and New York Times bestselling Historian H. W. Brands comes the definitive biography of a visionary and transformative president In his magisterial new biography, H. W. Brands brilliantly establishes Ronald Reagan as one of the two great presidents of the twentieth...
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Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers

James Donovan · Scribner
Pages: 443
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times bestseller and subject of the major motion picture Bridge of Spies directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Hanks as James B. Donovan - now nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture. Originally published in 1964, this is the "enthralling ... truly...
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Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead

Bill Kreutzmann · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

The Grateful Dead are perhaps the most legendary American rock band of all time. For thirty years, beginning in the hippie scene of San Francisco in 1965, they were a musical institution, the original jam band that broke new ground in so many ways. From the music to their live concert sound...
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The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life

Lois Ehlert · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 72
Format: Hardcover

The renowned Caldecott Honoree and illustrator of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom provides a moving, intimate, and inspiring inside look at her colorful picture book career.Lois Ehlert always knew she was an artist. Her parents encouraged her from a young age by teaching her how to sew and saw wood...
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Why Bob Dylan Matters

Richard F. Thomas · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"The coolest class on campus" - The New York TimesWhen the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan in 2016, a debate raged. Some celebrated, while many others questioned the choice. How could the world's most prestigious book prize be awarded to a famously cantankerous...
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Life Is Short

Jennifer Arnold MD · Howard Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From the beloved stars of TLC's The Little Couple comes an uplifting and moving behind-the-scenes account of how the pair met, fell in love, and overcame huge obstacles to become successful professionals and parents.Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein have inspired millions as stars of TLC's...
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The Girl I Left Behind: A Narrative History of the Sixties

Judith Nies · Harper
Pages: 354
Format: Print book

At the height of the Vietnam War protests, twenty-eight-year-old Judith Nies and her husband lived a seemingly idyllic life. Both were building their respective careers in Washington - Nies as the speechwriter and chief staffer to a core group of antiwar congressmen, her husband as a Treasury...
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Garth Williams, American Illustrator: A Life

Elizabeth K Wallace · Beaufort Books
Pages: 375
Format: Print book

Open the pages of so many children's classics -- Stuart Little, Charlotte's Web, Mister Dog, The Cricket in Time's Square, The Rescuers, the Little House books -- and you will see page after page of the artistry that brought those stories to life. And behind the illustrations...
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U2: The Definitive Biography

John Jobling · Thomas Dunne Books; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

John Jobling takes readers beyond the myth in this unauthorized biography to present the first comprehensive account of the illustrious Irish rockers in 25 years. Drawing on extensive interviews with insiders including record label scouts, studio presidents, politicians, music critics,...
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Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings

Michelle Knight · Perseus Books Group
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times BestsellerMichelle was a young single mother when she was kidnapped by a local school bus driver named Ariel Castro. For more than a decade afterward, she endured unimaginable torture at the hand of her abductor. In 2003 Amanda Berry joined her in captivity, followed...
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A Higher Standard: Leadership Strategies from America's First Female Four-Star General

Ann Dunwoody · Da Capo Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

On June 23, 2008, President George W. Bush nominated Ann Dunwoody as a four-star general in the US Army - the first time a woman had ever achieved that rank. The news generated excitement around the world. Now retired after nearly four decades in the Army, Dunwoody shares what she learned...
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Kahlo

Andrea Kettenmann · Taschen, 2015.
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Pain and passion: The original and intimate art of Mexico's most famous female painter The arresting pictures of Frida Kahlo (1907-54) were in many ways expressions of trauma. Through a near-fatal road accident at the age of 18, failing health, a turbulent marriage, miscarriage and childlessness,...
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Forging a President: How the Wild West Created Teddy Roosevelt

William Hazelgrove · Regnery History
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"There are few sensations I prefer to that of galloping over these rolling limitless prairies, with rifle in hand, or winding my way among the barren, fantastic and grimly picturesque deserts of the so-called Bad Lands." - Theodore RooseveltHe was born a city boy in Manhattan;...
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Out of Orange: A Memoir

Cleary Wolters · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

The real-life Alex Vause from the critically acclaimed, top-rated Netflix show Orange Is the New Black tells her story in her own words for the first time - a powerful, surprising memoir about crime and punishment, friendship and marriage, and a life caught in the ruinous drug trade and beyond.Fans...
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Growing Up Colt: A Father, a Son, a Life in Football

Colt McCoy · Barbour Books
Format: Print book

You watched him vie for the Heisman and national championship, and earn a third-round NFL draft spot. Now meet Colt McCoy up-close and personal! Growing Up Colt—A Father, a Son, a Life in Football is a unique biography by both the Cleveland Browns quarterback and his father, Brad,...
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President McKinley: Architect of the American Century

Robert W Merry · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

"A deft character study of a president." - The New York Times Book Review "A valuable education on where America has been and, possibly, where it is going." - National Review "Magisterial." - The Christian Science Monitor In this great American story, acclaimed...
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83 Minutes: The Doctor, the Damage, and the Shocking Death of Michael Jackson

Matt Richards · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A definitive look at Michael Jackson's final minutes, revealing for the first time the shocking details behind the tragic death of one of the world's biggest pop stars.On June 25th, 2009, the world was rocked by the tragic news that Michael Jackson -- the biggest and most influential music...
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The Diesel Brothers: A Truckin' Awesome Guide to Trucks and Life

Heavy D · Gallery Books
Pages: 213
Format: Hardcover

Feel like somebody hit the brakes on your Diesel Brothers cravings? Discover how you can keep the gas going with this rip-roaring ride behind the scenes of Discovery Channel's popular series Diesel Brothers.In the world of monster trucks, no one builds bigger and more extreme rides - and has more...
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From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

Caitlin Doughty · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes expands our sense of what it means to treat the dead with "dignity."Fascinated by our pervasive fear of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty set out to discover how other cultures care for the dead. From Here to Eternity is an immersive...
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Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War

DAVID FISHER · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The newest installment in the New York Times #1 bestselling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies; The Civil War is a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest war in American historyFrom the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy's...
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Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success

Michael D'Antonio · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

In the summer of 2015, as he vaulted to the lead among the many GOP candidates for president, Donald Trump was the only one dogged by questions about his true intentions. This most famous American businessman had played the role of provocateur so often that pundits, reporters, and voters...
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One Righteous Man: Samuel Battle and the Shattering of the Color Line in New York

Arthur Browne · Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover

A history of African Americans in New York City from the 1910s to 1960, told through the life of Samuel Battle, the New York Police Department's first black officer. When Samuel Battle broke the color line as New York City's first African American cop in the second decade of the twentieth...
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The Light of the World: A Memoir

Elizabeth Alexander · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

"PULITZER PRIZE IN LETTERS: BIOGRAPHY FINALIST"
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On My Own

Diane Rehm · Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

In a deeply personal and moving book, the beloved NPR radio host speaks out about the long drawn-out death (from Parkinson's) of her husband of fifty-four years, and of her struggle to reconstruct her life without him. With John gone, Diane was indeed "on her own," coping with...
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My Story

Elizabeth Smart · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

For the first time, ten years after her abduction from her Salt Lake City bedroom, Elizabeth Smart reveals how she survived and the secret to forging a new life in the wake of a brutal crimeOn June 5, 2002, fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Smart, the daughter of a close-knit Mormon family, was taken...
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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917 – A World on the Edge

Helen Rappaport · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

Caught in the Revolution is Helen Rappaport's masterful telling of the outbreak of the Russian Revolution through eye-witness accounts left by foreign nationals who saw the drama unfold.Between the first revolution in February 1917 and Lenin's Bolshevik coup in October, Petrograd (the former...
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Being Elvis

Ray Connolly · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

On the fortieth anniversary of Elvis Presley's death comes this rocking biography of an iconic artist who fundamentally transformed American culture.Elvis Presley is a giant figure in American popular culture, a man whose talent and fame were matched only by his later excesses and tragic...
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Three Many Cooks: One Mom, Two Daughters: Their Shared Stories of Food, Faith & Family

Pam Anderson · Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

When the women behind the popular blog Three Many Cooks gather in the busiest room in the house, there are never too many cooks in the kitchen. Now acclaimed cookbook author Pam Anderson and her daughters, Maggy Keet and Sharon Damelio, blend compelling reflections and well-loved recipes...
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Humans of New York: Stories

Brandon Stanton · Macmillan
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Now a #1 New York Times Bestseller. In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton began an ambitious project - to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. The photos he took and the accompanying interviews became the blog Humans of New York. In the first three...
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Fishing with Flip-flops

CATHY SCHOON · lulu.com
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

Fishing with Flip-flops is a collection of the most memorable, often time humorous stories, of growing up as street kids in the small Indiana town of Lowell in the '60s. Living behind their parents' florist shop, the five siblings survive by wit, pure luck, and each other. When...
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Turner

Michael Bockemhl · Taschen, 2015.
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Then there was light: Turner's irridescent tableaux In the work of Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) lies an impact akin to a sudden acquisition of sight. His landscapes and seascapes scorch the eye with such ravishing light and color, with such elemental force, it is as if the sun itself...
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Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away

Lisa Napoli · Dutton
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The dramatic relationship between Ray Kroc, the man who amassed a fortune as chairman of one of America's most controversial and iconic companies - McDonald's - and the passionate woman, his wife, Joan, who then gave that fortune away.Beginning in the 1950s, salesman Ray Kroc presided...
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Between Them: Remembering My Parents

RICHARD FORD · Ecco
Pages: 179
Format: Hardcover

From American master Richard Ford, a memoir: his first work of nonfiction, a stirring narrative of memory and parental loveHow is it that we come to consider our parents as people with rich and intense lives that include but also exclude us? Richard Ford's parents - Edna, a feisty, pretty...
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The Long Awakening: A Memoir

Lindsey O'Connor · Revell
Format: Hardcover

On a crisp October day in 2002, Lindsey O'Connor woke from a 47-day medically induced coma. She heard her ecstatic husband's voice and saw his face as she emerged from the depths of unconsciousness. She was bewildered by the people around her who looked so overjoyed and were so thoroughly...
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Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity

Nabeel Qureshi · Zondervan
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

In Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, now expanded with bonus content, Nabeel Qureshi describes his dramatic journey from Islam to Christianity, complete with friendships, investigations, and supernatural dreams along the way.Providing an intimate window into a loving Muslim home, Qureshi shares...
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Stronger

JEFF BAUMAN · GRAND CENTRAL PUB
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Now a Major Motion Picture, the New York Times bestselling memoir of the 27-year-old Boston Marathon bombing survivor.When Jeff Bauman woke up on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 in the Boston Medical Center, groggy from a series of lifesaving surgeries and missing his legs, the first thing...
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Food, Health and Happiness: 115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life

Oprah Winfrey · Flatiron Books
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

Oprah Winfrey will be the first to tell you, she has had a complicated relationship with food. It's been both a source of delight and comfort for her, but also the cause of an ongoing struggle with her weight. In Food, Health, and Happiness, Oprah shares the recipes that have allowed eating...
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South and West: From a Notebook

JOAN DIDION · Knopf
Pages: 126
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of the National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking: two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks--writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer. Joan Didion has always kept notebooks: of overheard...
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No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead

Peter Richardson · St. Martin's Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

For almost three decades, the Grateful Dead was America's most popular touring band. No Simple Highway is the first book to ask the simple question of why--and attempt to answer it. Drawing on new research, interviews, and a fresh supply of material from the Grateful Dead archives,...
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Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings

Michelle Knight · Weinstein Books; First Trade Paper Edition, domestic edition
Format: Print book

Michelle was a young single mother when she was kidnapped by a local school bus driver named Ariel Castro. For more than a decade afterward, she endured unimaginable torture at the hand of her abductor. In 2003 Amanda Berry joined her in captivity, followed by Gina DeJesus in 2004. Their...
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The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee

Marja Mills · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. But for the last fifty years, the novel's celebrated author, Harper Lee, has said almost nothing on the record. Journalists have trekked to her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, where Harper Lee,...
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Rickey and Robinson: The Men Who Broke Baseball's Color Barrier

Harvey Frommer · Taylor Trade Publishing
Format: Print book

Blending exclusive rare interviews with Rachel Robinson (Jackie's widow), Mack Robinson (Jackie's brother), Hall of Famers Monte Irvin, Duke Snider, Pee Wee Reese, Roy Campanella, Ralph Kiner, and others, celebrated author Harvey Frommer evokes the lives of general manager Branch...
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But Seriously

John McEnroe · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

John McEnroe's long-awaited follow-up to his #1 bestseller He is one of the most controversial and beloved athletes in history, a tennis legend and a volcanic, mesmerizing presence. But after reaching the top of his game - what came next? Fifteen years after his international number-one...
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Poetry and Power: John F. Kennedy's Vision for America

STEPHEN KENNEDY SMITH · Harper
Pages: 493
Format: Hardcover

Published in commemoration of the centennial of President John F. Kennedy's birth, here is the definitive compendium of JFK's most important and brilliant speeches, accompanied by commentary and reflections by leading American and international figures - including Senator Elizabeth Warren,...
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The Year of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt That Changed the Nation

Joe Urschel · Minotaur Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

It's 1933 and Prohibition has given rise to the American gangster--now infamous names like Bonnie and Clyde and John Dillinger. Bank robberies at gunpoint are commonplace and kidnapping for ransom is the scourge of a lawless nation. With local cops unauthorized to cross state lines...
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Crossings: A Doctor-Soldier's Story

Jon Kerstetter · Crown
Pages: 342
Format: Hardcover

Every juncture in Jon Kerstetter's life has been marked by a crossing from one world into another: from civilian to doctor to soldier; between healing and waging war; and between compassion and hatred of the enemy. When an injury led to a stroke that ended his careers as a doctor and a soldier,...
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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris

Steven Levingston · Doubleday Books
Pages: 333
Format: Hardcover

A delicious account of a murder most gallic - think CSI Paris meets Georges Simenon - whose lurid combination of sex, brutality, forensics, and hypnotism riveted first a nation and then the world.Little Demon in the City of Light is the thrilling - and so wonderfully French - story of a gruesome...
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Make Your Mind Up: My Guide to Finding Your Own Style, Life, and Motavation!

Bethany Mota · Gallery Books
Pages: 210
Format: Hardcover

From tips on life, love, and everything in between; to original DIYs, recipes, and style hacks; to the incredible story of a girl next door turned Internet sensation, Make Your Mind Up is the ultimate guide to rocking your look and ruling your world - from inspirational YouTuber, designer,...
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Lust & Wonder

Augusten Burroughs · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 297
Format: Hardcover

The instant New York Times bestsellerLust: 1. intense sexual desire or appetite2.a passionate or overmastering desire or craving3.ardent enthusiasm; zest; relish.Wonder: 1. something strange and surprising; a cause of surprise, astonishment,or admiration2. the emotion excited by what is strange...
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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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Ranger Games: A Story of Soldiers, Family and an Inexplicable Crime

Ben Blum · Doubleday
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

"A gloriously good writer...Ranger Games is both surprising and moving...A memorable, novelistic account." - Jennifer Senior, New York Times Intricate, heartrending, and morally urgent, Ranger Games is a crime story like no other Alex Blum was a good kid, a popular high school...
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Amish Confidential

Lebanon" Levi Stoltzfus · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

""Lebanon" Levi Stoltzfus, star of the #1 top-rated Discovery Channel reality show Amish Mafia, delivers a sizzling tell-all about Amish life today. From the forbidden joyrides to the senseless shunnings to the colorful family feuds, he shares his frank insider's view...
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Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living

Nick Offerman · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

Parks and Recreation actor Nick Offerman shares his humorous fulminations on life, manliness, meat, and much more in his first book.Growing a perfect moustache, grilling red meat, wooing a woman - who better to deliver this tutelage than the always charming, always manly Nick Offerman,...
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American Wife: A Memoir of Love, War, Faith, and Renewal

Taya Kyle · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

The widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle shares their private story: an unforgettable testament to the power of love and faith in the face of war and unimaginable loss--and a moving tribute to a man whose true heroism ran even deeper than the legendIn early 2013, Taya Kyle...
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Reckless: My Life as a Pretender

Chrissie Hynde · Doubleday Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Chrissie Hynde, for nearly four decades the singer/songwriter/ undisputed leader of the Pretenders, is a justly legendary figure. Few other rock stars have managed to combine her swagger, sexiness, stage presence, knack for putting words to music, gorgeous voice and just all-around kick-assedness...
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Glitter and Glue: A Memoir

Kelly Corrigan · Ballantine
Pages: 224
Format: Book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the author of The Middle Place comes a new memoir that examines the bond - sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine - between mothers and daughters. When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the family dynamic...
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I'm the One Who Got Away: A Memoir

Andrea Jarrell · She Writes Press
Pages: 153
Format: Paperback

As featured in the New York Times "Modern Love" column * a Redbook Magazine must-read * Rumpus, Hello Giggles, Bustle, and Southern Living magazine Fall book pickFugitives from a man as alluring as he is violent, Andrea Jarrell and her mother develop a powerful, unusual bond....
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Little Failure: A Memoir

Gary Shteyngart · Random House of Canada, Limited
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALISTNAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MICHIKO KAKUTANI, THE NEW YORK TIMES * NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIMENAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MORE THAN 45 PUBLICATIONS,...
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Led Zeppelin - Day by Day

Marc Roberty · Backbeat Books
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

(Book) . The year 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Led Zeppelin's formation. From their first rehearsal in a small dingy space in Soho in 1968 until their last concert in 1980, the band conquered the world. Their grueling concert work schedule captured young people's imagination...
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The Newcomers: Learning a New Language and Making a New Home in a Place Called America

HELEN THORPE · Scribner
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From an award-winning, "meticulously observant" (The New Yorker) writer comes a powerful and moving account of how refugee teenagers at a Denver public high school learn English and become Americans.The Newcomers follows the lives of twenty-two immigrant teenagers throughout...
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Vigilance: My Life Serving America and Protecting Its Empire City

Ray Kelly · Hachette Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Two-time New York City police commissioner Ray Kelly opens up about his remarkable life, taking us inside fifty years of law enforcement leadership, offering chilling stories of terrorist plots after 9/11, and sharing his candid insights into the challenges and controversies cops face today.The...
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Munch

Ulrich Bischoff · Taschen
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Psychodrama: The reverberating power of an Expressionist iconA hairless, ghostly figure on a bridge. The sky orange-red above him. His hands raised to his ears, his mouth wide in a haunting wail. In painting The Scream, Edvard Munch (1863-1944) created Mona Lisa for our times. The shriek...
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Jesus: An Illustrated Life

Jean-Pierre Isbouts · National Geographic Society
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Two thousand years after his death, Jesus of Nazareth remains one of history's most influential and fascinating figures. In this powerful, elegantly written, and expertly illustrated celebration, Jean-Pierre Isbouts brings readers into Jesus' life journey on a deeply human level,...
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The Woman Who Wasn't There: The True Story of an Incredible Deception

Robin Gaby Fisher · Touchstone
Format: Hardcover

It was a tale of loss and recovery, of courage and sorrow, of horror and inspiration. Tania Head's astonishing account of her experience on September 11, 2001 - from crawling through the carnage and chaos to escaping the seventy-eighth-floor sky lobby of the burning south tower to losing...
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Pontius Pilate: Deciphering a Memory

Aldo Schiavone · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A world-renowned classicist presents a groundbreaking biography of the man who sent Jesus of Nazareth to the Cross.The Roman prefect Pontius Pilate has been cloaked in rumor and myth since the first century, but what do we actually know of the man who condemned Jesus of Nazareth to the Cross?...
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Life Itself: A Memoir

Roger Ebert · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 436
Format: Hardcover

Roger Ebert is the best-known film critic of our time. He has been reviewing films for the Chicago Sun-Times since 1967, and was the first film critic ever to win a Pulitzer Prize. He has appeared on television for four decades, including twenty-three years as cohost of Siskel & Ebert...
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Young Elizabeth: The Making of the Queen

Kate Williams · Pegasus Books
Pages: 326
Format: Hardcover

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Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime

Scott Simon · Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

Instant New York Times Bestseller"In a return to the bighearted storytelling that made him a star NPR correspondent, [Simon] pays full tribute to the ex-showgirl who...taught her only son to be honest, kind, and entertaining. Be assured, tears will fall."--People Magazine "In...
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Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In 2010, the Army created Cultural Support Teams, a secret pilot program to insert women alongside Special Operations soldiers battling in Afghanistan. The Army reasoned that women could play a unique role on Special Ops teams: accompanying their male colleagues on raids and, while those...
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Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves

JESSICA YU · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The problem by most lights is overwhelming: at least 5,000 children live on the streets of Uganda's capital city of Kampala. Some forget the names of their villages. The youngest may not know the names of their parents. But Gladys Kalibbala - part journalist, part detective, part Good Samaritan...
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Lincoln's Gift: How Humor Shaped Lincoln's Life and Legacy

Gordon Leidner · Cumberland House, 2015.
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

"Simply the best book that has been published on this great president's humor and stories...Everyone interested in Abraham Lincoln will want to read this." -- William C. Harris, author of Lincoln and the Border StatesAbraham Lincoln has long been admired for his leadership, honesty,...
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With My Eyes Wide Open: Miracles and Mistakes on My Way Back to KoRn

Brian Welch · Nelson Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

He left KoRn to help himself. He went back to help others. And along the way, he nearly lost everything. A life-changing spiritual awakening freed Brian "Head" Welch from a stranglehold of drugs and alcohol and prompted him to leave the highly successful nu-metal band KoRn in 2005....
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The Art of Memoir

Mary Karr · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Credited with sparking the current memoir explosion, Mary Karr's The Liars' Club spent more than a year at the top of the New York Times list. She followed with two other smash bestsellers: Cherry and Lit, which were critical hits as well.For thirty years Karr has also taught the form,...
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I Am Charlie Wilson

Charlie Wilson · Atria / 37 Ink
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited memoir of seven-time Grammy-nominated artist Charlie Wilson, the iconic R&B and Funk singer-songwriter-producer - interwoven with his recollections of collaborating with fellow artists such as Stevie Wonder, the Rolling Stones, and Snoop Dogg.Recognized the world over...
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Ghost Boy: The Miraculous Escape of a Misdiagnosed Boy Trapped Inside His Own Body

Martin Pistorius · Thomas Nelson Publishers
Pages: 276
Format: Paperback

They all thought he was gone. But he was alive and trapped inside his own body for ten years. In January 1988 Martin Pistorius, age twelve, fell inexplicably sick. First he lost his voice and stopped eating. Then he slept constantly and shunned human contact. Doctors were mystified. Within...
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The Phantom Killer: Unlocking the Mystery of the Texarkana Serial Murders: The Story of a Town in Terror

James Presley · Pegasus Books, 2016.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Set in the rowdy, often lawless town of Texarkana shortly after WWII, The Phantom Killer is the history of the most puzzling unsolved cases in the United StatesThe salacious and scandalous murders of a series of couples on Texarkana's "lovers lanes" in seemingly idyllic post-WWII...
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Alan Brinkley · Oxford University Press
Format: Print book

"No president since the founders has done more to shape the character of American government," notes Alan Brinkley in this magnificent biography of America's thirty-second president. "And no president since Lincoln has served through darker or more difficult times. Roosevelt...
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The Wars of the Roosevelts: The Ruthless Rise of America's Greatest Political Family

William J Mann · Harpercollins
Pages: 640
Format: Print book

The award-winning author presents a provocative, thoroughly modern revisionist biographical history of one of America's greatest and most influential families - the Roosevelts - exposing heretofore unknown family secrets and detailing complex family rivalries with his signature cinematic...
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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Mary V Dearborn · Knopf
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, Henry Miller, and Louise Bryant. A revelatory...
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Change of Seasons: A Memoir

John Oates · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

John Oates was born at the perfect time, paralleling the birth of rock 'n roll. Raised in a small Pennsylvania town, he was exposed to folk, blues, soul, and R&B. Meeting and teaming up with Daryl Hall in the late 1960s, they developed a style of music that was uniquely their own but never...
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