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Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey

Rachel Simon · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Book

In the ten years since Rachel Simon first invited the world to board the bus with her and her sister, Cool Beth, readers across the globe have been moved by their story. Now, in an updated edition, Rachel Simon reflects on changes in her life, Beths life, and the lives of individuals with...
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Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage

Barney Frank · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

How did a disheveled, intellectually combative gay Jew with a thick accent become one of the most effective (and funniest) politicians of our time?Growing up in Bayonne, New Jersey, the fourteen-year-old Barney Frank made two vital discoveries about himself: he was attracted to government,...
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The time Mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told : a memoir

Dikkon Eberhart · Tyndale House Publishers
Pages: 303
Format:  eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

He was predestined for literary greatness. If only his father hadn't used up all the words. As the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Eberhart, Dikkon Eberhart grew up surrounded by literary giants. Dinner guests included, among others, Robert Frost, Dylan Thomas, Allen Ginsberg,...
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Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice

Bill Browder · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

A real-life political thriller about an American financier in the Wild East of Russia, the murder of his principled young tax attorney, and his dangerous mission to expose the Kremlin's corruption.Bill Browder's journey started on the South Side of Chicago and moved through Stanford...
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It Takes a School: The Extraordinary Story of an American School in the World's #1 Failed State

Jonathan Starr · Henry Holt
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A story of David and Goliath proportions, how an American hedge fund manager created a unique school in Somaliland whose students, against all odds, have come to achieve success beyond anyone's wildest dreamsJonathan Starr, once a cutthroat hedge fund manager, is not your traditional...
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Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer

Arthur Lubow · Ecco Press
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of the beguiling Diane Arbus, one of the most influential and important photographers of the twentieth century, a brilliant and absorbing exposition that links the extraordinary arc of her life to her iconic photographsDiane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer brings...
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Wrestling for My Life: The Legend, the Reality, and the Faith of a WWE Superstar

David Thomas · Zondervan
Format: Hardcover

In Wrestling for My Life, WWE superstar Shawn Michaels shares from his heart about the highs and lows of his life inside the WWE. Included are some never-before-shared stories and an intimate look into his career as well as stories of hunting, family, and faith. With millions of fans, Michaels...
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Trump and Me

Mark Singer · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Ever since Donald Trump entered the presidential race - in a press conference attended by paid actors, in which he slandered Mexican immigrants - he has dominated headlines, becoming the unrestrained id at the center of one of the most bizarre and alarming elections in American history.It...
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An American Cardinal: The Biography of Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Christina Boyle · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

The most powerful Roman Catholic leader in the United States had humble beginnings. Timothy Michael Dolan was born in Maplewood, Missouri in 1950. From an early age, those around him knew that he would become a priest. Through college and seminary, his power and spirituality grew. He was formally...
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The Valley of the Shadow of Death: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption

Kermit Alexander · Atria Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"A must-read for anyone concerned with how drugs and gangs ravaged Los Angeles." - Los Angeles Times "A deeply moving story of one man's pain and hard-won peace...This is a special book." - BOOKLIST (starred review) In this heart-wrenching memoir, former NFL star...
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Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America

Wil Haygood · Knopf; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Thurgood Marshall brought down the separate-but-equal doctrine, integrated schools, and not only fought for human rights and human dignity but also made them impossible to deny in the courts and in the streets. In this stunning new biography, award-winning author Wil Haygood surpasses the emotional...
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Above the Line: My Wild Oats Adventure

Shirley Maclaine · Atria Books
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

From the beloved and bestselling actress, a book about her experiences filming Wild Oats in the Canary Islands - which brings forth memories of a past life on the lost continent of Atlantis. This is a terrific companion to the movie, telling the behind-the-scenes, over-the-top story of how the film...
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Fully Alive: Discovering What Matters Most

Timothy Shriver · Sarah Crichton Books
Format: Hardcover

On a quest for what matters most, Timothy Shriver discovers a radically different, inspiring way of life.At a time when we are all more rudderless than ever, we look for the very best teachers and mentors to guide us. In Fully Alive, an unusual and gripping memoir, Timothy Shriver shows...
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