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Memoir Your Way: Tell Your Story through Writing, Recipes, Quilts, Graphic Novels, and More

Memoir Roundtable · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

A new approach to family and personal memoirs that includes many creative formats.Memoir Your Way inspires family storykeepers to create a memoir using a craft you already know or are inspired to learn to create a personal, polished memoir your family will treasure. Accessible and with...
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Indian Voices: Listening to Native Americans

Alison Owings · Rutgers University Press
Format: Hardcover

In Indian Voices, Alison Owings takes readers on a fresh journey across America, east to west, north to south, and around again. Owings's most recent oral history - engagingly written in a style that entertains and informs - documents what Native Americans say about themselves,...

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The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers

MAXWELL KING · Abrams Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Fred Rogers (1928-2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television and in the lives of tens of millions of children. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness. Rogers was fiercely devoted...
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Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir

Roz Chast · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times Bestseller

2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

In her first memoir, New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family...

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The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart

Mary S Lovell · St. Martin's Griffin; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

When Amelia Earhart mysteriously disappeared in 1937 during her attempted flight around the world, she was already known as Americas most famous female aviator. Her sense of daring and determination, rare for women of her time, brought her insurmountable fame from the day she became the first...
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Beautiful Unbroken: One Nurse's Life

Mary Jane Nealon · Graywolf Press; Original edition
Format: Paperback

An unflinching memoir by a working nurse. As a child, Mary Jane Nealon dreams of growing up to become a saint or, failing that, a nurse. She idolizes Clara Barton, Kateri Tekakwitha, and Molly Pitcher, whose biographies she reads and rereads. But by the time she follows her calling to nursing...

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My Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story

Luisa Weiss · Viking Adult; 1 edition
Format: Book

The Wednesday Chef cooks her heart out finds her way home and shares her recipes with usIt takes courage to turn your life upside down especially when everyone is telling you how lucky you are But sometimes what seems right can feel deeply wrong My Berlin Kitchen tells the story of how one thoroughly...
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Roots Quest: Inside America's Genealogy Boom

Jackie Hogan · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

America is in the midst of a genealogy boom. In the last thirty years the number of Americans who said they were "very interested" in family history jumped from 29% to 87%. Online genealogy sites like Ancestry.com went from being a small genealogical research website into a NASDAQ-listed...
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Composed: A Memoir

Rosanne Cash · Viking Adult; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A candid and moving memoir from the critically acclaimed singer and songwriter For thirty years as a musician, Rosanne Cash has enjoyed both critical and commercial success, releasing a series of albums that are as notable for their lyrical intelligence as for their musical excellence....
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Watch Me: A Memoir

Anjelica Huston · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

Following her extraordinary Vanity Fair, evocative The New York Times, magically beautiful The Boston Globe, gorgeously written O, The Oprah Magazine coming-of-age memoir, Academy Award-winning actress Anjelica Huston writes about her relationship with Jack Nicholson, her rise to stardom,...
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Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland

Beau Riffenburgh · Viking; First edition
Format: Hardcover

The story of the legendary Pinkerton detective who took down the Molly Maguires and the Wild BunchThe operatives of the Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency were renowned for their skills of subterfuge, infiltration, and investigation, none more so than James McParland. So thrilling...
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The Trial of Lizzie Borden

Cara Robertson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable new account of an essential piece of American mythology - the trial of Lizzie Borden - based on twenty years of research and recently unearthed evidence.

The Trial of Lizzie Borden tells the true story of one of the most sensational murder trials in American...
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33 Days: A Memoir

Leon Werth · Melville House Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

A rare eyewitness account by an important author of fleeing the Nazis' march on Paris in 1940, featuring a never-before-published introduction by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. In June of 1940, Leon Werth and his wife fled Paris before the advancing Nazis Army. 33 Days is his eyewitness...
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Hunting Charles Manson: The Quest for Justice in the Days of Helter Skelter

Lis W Wiehl · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and former federal prosecutor Lis Wiehl uses new research and first-hand interviews to tell the heart-pounding story of Charles Manson's horrific crimes, the painstaking investigation that followed, and the inspired prosecution that put him away.In...
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James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation

Jeff Broadwater · The University of North Carolina Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

James Madison is remembered primarily as a systematic political theorist, but this bookish and unassuming man was also a practical politician who strove for balance in an age of revolution. In this biography, Jeff Broadwater focuses on Madison's role in the battle for religious freedom...
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Gonville: A Memoir

Peter Birkenhead · Free Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Book

“A captivating journey through the humor, pitfalls, delusions, and dangers of extreme family dysfunction and the boundless capacity of human love. The intelligent facility of Birkenhead’s writing shines” (Blogcritics.com). Peter Birkenhead grew up trying to understand...
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