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Maude

Donna Foley Mabry · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format: Print book

In 1906, I was barely over fourteen years old, and it was my wedding day. My older sister, Helen, came to my room, took me by the hand, and sat me down on the bed. She opened her mouth to say something, but then her face flushed, and she turned her head to look out the window. After a second,...
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Someone Has Led This Child to Believe: A Memoir

REGINA LOUISE · Agate Bolden
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback

Someone Has Led This Child to Believe is the powerful follow-up to Somebody's Someone, Regina Louise's "harsh, often brutal, but always compelling" (BOOKLIST ) debut memoir about growing up in the US foster-care system. Louise once again plumbs her experience as one of society's...
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The Bayou Strangler: Louisiana's Most Gruesome Serial Killer

Fred Rosen · Open Road Media
Pages: 250
Format: Paperback

The true story of Louisiana serial killer Ronald Dominique's ten-year murder spree, the men he slayed, and the detectives who hunted him down. In 1997, the bodies of young African American men began turning up in the cane fields of the quiet suburbs of New Orleans. The victims - many...
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Cartoon County: My Father and His Friends in the Golden Age of Make-Believe

Cullen Murphy · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A poignant history of the cartoonists and illustrators from the Connecticut SchoolFor a period of about fifty years, right in the middle of the American Century, many of the the nation's top comic-strip cartoonists, gag cartoonists, and magazine illustrators lived within a stone's throw...
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A Little Piece of Light: A Memoir of Hope, Prison, and a Life Unbound

DONNA GASBARRE KRISTINE HYLTON · Hachette Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Today, Donna Hylton is a groundbreaking advocate for criminal justice reform--she was a featured speaker at the 2017 Women's March on Washington, and she works hand-in-hand with other influential voices such as Eve Ensler, Michelle Alexander (The New Jim Crow) , and Rosario Dawson to ensure...
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Just Getting Started

Tony Bennett · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

At ninety, musician and singer Tony Bennett is as vibrant and productive as ever. In addition to his prodigious musical output, including albums, concerts, and personal appearances, this beloved and enduring artist has written his second book. In 2012's Life Is a Gift, Tony reflected on the lessons...
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Sleepless Nights and Kisses for Breakfast: Reflections on Fatherhood

MATTEO BUSSOLA · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

This #1 Italian bestseller, offering a father's observations of the everyday moments that might otherwise go unnoticed, has struck a chord with readers around the globe.Matteo Bussola is a designer and cartoonist who lives in Verona, Italy with his wife Paola; their three young daughters,...
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The Mighty Franks: A Memoir

MICHAEL FRANK · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A psychologically acute memoir about an unusual and eccentric Hollywood family."My feeling for Mike is something out of the ordinary," Michael Frank overhears his aunt say to his mother when he is a boy. "I wish he were mine."Michael's childless Auntie Hankie and Uncle...
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Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up

ELIZABETH A SMART · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Elizabeth Smart follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller, My Story -- about being heldin captivity as a teenager, and how she managed to survive -- with a powerful and inspiringbook about what it takes to overcome trauma, find the strength to move on, and reclaim one's life.Author. Activist....
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Morningstar: Growing Up With Books

ANN HOOD · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 186
Format: Hardcover

A memoir about the magic and inspiration of books from a beloved and best-selling author.In her admired works of fiction, including the recent The Book That Matters Most, Ann Hood explores the transformative power of literature. Now, with warmth and honesty, Hood reveals the personal story...
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Two Turns From Zero: Pushing to Higher Fitness Goals-Converting Them to Life Strength

Stacey Griffith · William Morrow
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

"The journey Stacey Griffith charts in Two Turns From Zero is both inspiring and instructional. Her book is action-oriented and wise beyond measure. It is full of engaging spirit and the true power of love and movement." - Deepak ChopraExpert motivator, a fitness virtuoso and a self-empowerment...
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The Thibodaux Massacre: Racial Violence and the 1887 Sugar Cane Labor Strike

John Desantis · History Press
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

On November 23, 1887, white vigilantes gunned down unarmed black laborers and their families during a spree lasting more than two hours. The violence erupted due to strikes on Louisiana sugar cane plantations. Fear, rumor and white supremacist ideals clashed with an unprecedented labor...
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Goodbye, Sweet Girl: A Story of Domestic Violence and Survival

KELLY SUNDBERG · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"It is a hell of a thing to write about brutality and suffering with strength, grace, generosity and beauty. That's precisely what Kelly Sundberg has done in her gripping memoir about marriage and domestic violence. Sundberg's honesty is astonishing, how she laid so much of herself...
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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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