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Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II

Svetlana Alexievich · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the Nobel Prize-winning author comes an oral history of children's experiences in WWII across Europe and Russia, in the celebrated tradition of her masterpiece, The Unwomanly Face of War.

Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, Last Witnesses is...
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All at Sea: A Memoir

Decca Aitkenhead · Nan A. Talese/Doubleday
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A beautifully written, breathtakingly honest, unsentimental, and profound memoir from one of the UK's most popular journalists.

On a hot, still morning on a beautiful beach in Jamaica, Decca Aitkenhead's life changed forever. Her four-year-old son was paddling peacefully at the water's...
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In the Land of Good Living: A Journey to the Heart of Florida

Kent Russell · Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A wickedly smart, funny, and irresistibly off-kilter account of an improbable thousand-mile journey on foot into the heart of modern Florida, the state that Russell calls "America Concentrate."In the summer of 2016, Kent Russell--broke, at loose ends, hungry for adventure--set...
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Do You Feel Like I Do?: A Memoir

Peter Frampton · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Do You Feel Like I Do? is the incredible story of Peter Frampton's positively resilient life and career told in his own words for the first time. His groundbreaking album Frampton Comes Alive! spawned three top-20 singles and sold eight million copies the year it was released (over...
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My Exaggerated Life: Pat Conroy

Pat Conroy · University of South Carolina Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Pat Conroy's memoirs and autobiographical novels contain a great deal about his life, but there is much he hasn't revealed to readers--until now. My Exaggerated Life is the product of a special collaboration between this great American author and oral biographer Katherine Clark, who recorded...
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Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older...
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The Big book of halls of fame in the United States and Canada

Paul Soderberg · R. R. Bowker


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Call Me American: A Memoir

Abdi Nor Iftin · Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The incredible true story of a boy living in war-torn Somalia who escapes to America--first by way of the movies; years later, through a miraculous green card.

Abdi Nor Iftin first fell in love with America from afar. As a child, he learned English by listening to American pop artists...
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Inside Camp David: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat

Michael Giorgione · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The first insider account, timed to the 75th anniversary of Camp David

Camp David is American diplomacy's secret weapon. The home of the 2015 GCC and 2012 G8 summits, the 2000 Peace Summit, and the 1978 Peace Accords, the camp has played a vital role in American history over the past...
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The Good Son: JFK Jr. and the Mother He Loved

Christopher Andersen · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling author delivers another dramatic installment in the lives of the Kennedys - including new details about JFK Jr., his relationship with his mother, his many girlfriends, and the night of his tragic death.Critically acclaimed author Christopher Andersen is a master...
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