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Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine

Damon Tweedy · Picador USA
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROne doctor's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of black AmericansWhen Damon Tweedy begins medical school,he envisions a bright future where his segregated, working-class background will...
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Call me American : a memoir

Abdi Nor Iftin · Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Print book

Abdi Nor Iftin first fell in love with America from afar. As a child, he learned English by listening to American pop and watching action films starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. When U.S. marines landed in Mogadishu to take on the warlords, Abdi cheered the arrival of these Americans, who seemed...
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A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness--and a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of t he Great Depression

Ted Gup · Penguin Books
Pages: 369
Format: Paperback

"A wonderful reminder that economic hardship can bring suffering but can also foster compassion and community." -The Boston Globe In hard economic times like these, readers will find bestselling author Ted Gup's unique book uplifting as well as captivating. Inside a suitcase...
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American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst

Jeffrey Toobin · Doubleday
Pages: 371
Format: Print book

From New Yorker staff writer and bestselling author of The Nine and The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson, the definitive account of the kidnapping and trial that defined an insane era in American history

On February 4, 1974, Patty Hearst, a sophomore...
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Agatha Christie: A Mysterious life

LAURA THOMPSON · Pegasus Books
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

The author of the New York Times bestselling The Six now turns her formidable biographical skills to the greatest crime writer in the world, Agatha Christie.

It has been one hundred years since Agatha Christie wrote her first novel and created the formidable Hercule Poirot. A brilliant...

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Getting Real

Gretchen Carlson · Viking
Format: Hardcover

A candid, funny memoir from the charismatic FOX News channel anchor and Miss America Pageant winner Celebrity news anchorwoman Gretchen Carlson shares her inspiring story and offers important takeaways for women (and men) about what it means to strive for and find success in the real...
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Suzanne's Children: A Daring Rescue in Nazi Paris

Anne Nelson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A story of courage in the face of evil. The tense drama of Suzanne Spaak who risked and gave her life to save hundreds of Jewish children from deportation from Nazi Paris to Auschwitz. This is one of the untold stories of the Holocaust.

Suzanne Spaak was born into the Belgian Catholic...
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There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me

Brooke Shields · Dutton; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Actress and author of the New York Times bestseller Down Came the Rain, Brooke Shields, explores her relationship with her unforgettable mother, Teri, in her new memoir. Brooke Shields never had what anyone would consider an ordinary life. She was raised by her Newark-tough single mom,...
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Eisenhower in War and Peace

Jean Edward Smith · Random House; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Christian Science Monitor St. Louis Post-DispatchIn his magisterial bestseller FDR, Jean Edward Smith gave us a fresh, modern look at one of the most indelible figures in American history. Now this peerless biographer returns with a new life...
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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss

Edmund de Waal · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; First American Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

The Ephrussis were a grand banking family, as rich and respected as the Rothschilds, who “burned like a comet” in nineteenth-century Paris and Vienna society. Yet by the end of World War II, almost the only thing remaining of their vast empire was a collection of 264 wood and ivory...
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Yokohama Yankee: My Family's Five Generations as Outsiders in Japan

Leslie Helm · Chin Music Press Inc.; 1ST edition
Format: Paperback

"A lovely, unsettling family story and a vivid traversal of modern Japanese history that will impress the jaded Japan scholar and inspire the curious general reader or memoir fan." — Library JournalHelm was the Tokyo correspondent for the Los Angeles Times when he realized...
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Leaving Before the Rains Come

Alexandra Fuller · Penguin Press
Pages: 258
Format: Print book

New York Times Bestseller

"One of the gutsiest memoirs I've ever read. And the writing--oh my god the writing." --Entertainment Weekly

A child of the Rhodesian wars and daughter of two deeply complicated parents, Alexandra Fuller is no stranger to pain....
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