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Nevertheless: A Memoir

Alec Baldwin · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

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The Land of Rowan Oak: An Exploration of Faulkner's Natural World

Edward M Croom · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 175
Format: Print book

The plants and landscape at Rowan Oak are the "little postage stamp of soil" that William Faulkner owned, walked, and tended for over thirty years during the writing of many of his short stories and novels. Faulkner saw and smelled the earth and listened to sounds from the cultivated...
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Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Elizabeth Partridge · Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover

This beautiful volume celebrates one of the twentieth centurys most important photographers, Dorothea Lange. Led off by an authoritative biographical essay by Elizabeth Partridge Langes goddaughter, the book goes on to showcase Langes work in over a hundred glorious plates. Dorothea Lange...
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We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That are Funny, Complicated, and True

GABRIELLE UNION · Dey Street Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"A book of essays as raw and honest as anyone has ever produced." - Lena Dunham, Lenny LetterIn the spirit of Amy Poehler's Yes Please, Lena Dunham's Not That Kind of Girl, and Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, a powerful collection of essays about gender,...
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To Live and Die a WASP: 38 Women Pilots Who Died in WWII

William M Miller · Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 292
Format: Paperback

There have been many books about the Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII (WASP) ; however, hardly any about the 38 women who lost their lives while flying for the Army Air Corps. This book tells their story. When the war began, the men called these women "girls." They didn't...
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The Cookie Cure: A Mother-Daughter Memoir

Susan Stachler · Sourcebooks
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

A heartwarming memoir of a family that refused to give upWhen twenty-two-year-old Susan Stachler was diagnosed with cancer, her mother, Laura, was struck by déjà vu: the same illness that took her sister's life was threatening to take her daughter's too. Heartbroken but steadfast,...
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Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty

John B. Boles · Basic Books
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

From an eminent scholar of the American South, the first full-scale biography of Thomas Jefferson since 1970
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The Boy Who Carried Bricks -- A True Story of Survival

Alton Carter · The RoadRunner Press
Pages: 179
Format: Print book

Abandoned by his father, neglected by his mother, shuttled between foster homes and a boys ranch, a young African-American man refuses to succumb to the fate that the world says should be his. Told by the man who lived it.
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The Jacksons: Legacy

The Jacksons · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The only official, behind-the-scenes chronicle of the Jacksons' lives and careers, celebrating 50 years of one of the greatest acts of all time. The Jacksons: Legacy is the first official book on the the Royal Family of Pop. Unrivaled access to the family archives as well as the private...
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Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast

Megan Marshall · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, a brilliantly rendered life of one of our most admired American poets Since her death in 1979, Elizabeth Bishop, who published only one hundred poems in her lifetime, has become one of America's best-loved poets. And yet - painfully shy and living out of public...
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Lucky Dogs: From Bourbon Street to Beijing and Beyond

Jerry E. Strahan · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

When walking the French Quarter and watching a Lucky Dog salesman set up that colorful cart and call out to entice customers, don't you wonder how such a business works? As a knowing review in Rolling Stone stated, "People have always loved the cart and harbored a mysterious need...
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Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook

Alice Waters · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed memoir from cultural icon and culinary standard bearer Alice Waters recalls the circuitous road and tumultuous times leading to the opening of what is arguably America's most influential restaurant. When Alice Waters opened the doors...
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Scared Selfless: My Journey from Abuse and Madness to Surviving and Thriving

Michelle Stevens · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Michelle Stevens has a photo of the exact moment her childhood was stolen from her. In it, she's only eight years old and posing for her mother's beguiling boyfriend, Gary Lundquist - an elementary school teacher, neighborhood stalwart, and brutal pedophile. Later that night, Gary locks...
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The Hot One: A Memoir of Friendship, Sex, and Murder

Carolyn Murnick · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A gripping memoir of friendship with a tragic twist - two childhood best friends diverge as young adults, one woman is brutally murdered and the other is determined to uncover the truth about her wild and seductive friend.As girls growing up in rural New Jersey in the late 1980s, Ashley...
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Expressions of Place: The Contemporary Louisiana Landscape

John R Kemp · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Expressions of Place embarks on a journey across the rural and urban landscapes of Louisiana via the talents of thirty-seven artists located all around the state. Many are acclaimed professionals whose paintings are included in major private and public collections regionally and nationally....
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