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The Cost of Hope: A Memoir

Amanda Bennett · Random House; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

From Pulitzer Prize winner Amanda Bennett comes a moving, eye-opening, and beautifully written memoir—a love story of two unusual people, their complex marriage and deep devotion, and finally, Bennett’s quest to save her husband’s life.   When Wall Street Journal...
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The Shape of the Eye: Down Syndrome, Family, and the Stories We Inherit

George Estreich · Southern Methodist University Press
Format: Book

“In this wise and moving memoir, George Estreich tells the story of his family as his younger daughter is diagnosed with Down syndrome and they are thrust into an unfamiliar world. Estreich writes with a poet's eye and gift of language, weaving this personal...
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You Don't Look Like Anyone I Know

Heather Sellers · Riverhead Hardcover; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

An unusual and uncommonly moving family memoir, with a twist that give new meaning to hindsight, insight, and forgiveness. Heather Sellers is face-blind-that is, she has prosopagnosia, a rare neurological condition that prevents her from reliably recognizing people's faces. Growing...
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Moon River and Me: A Memoir

Andy Williams · Viking Adult; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A remarkable memoir by one of the most popular and beloved entertainers of the twentieth century When in the mid-1950s Andy Williams reached a low point in his career, singing in dives to ever-smaller audiences, the young man from Wall Lake, Iowa, had no inkling of the success he would...
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Legacy: A Step-By-Step Guide To Writing Personal History

Linda Spence · Swallow Press; 1 edition
Pages: 178
Format: Hardcover

In this practical guide to capturing those memories that have been stored away, Linda Spence provides the questions that are the keys to unlocking the memories that make up a life. Beyond the vital statistics are the personal stories that tell what it was like, what we did, and why we did it, how we feel...
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Bloom: Finding Beauty in the Unexpected--A Memoir

Kelle Hampton · William Morrow; 3.4.2012 edition
Format: Hardcover

“In her tender and genuinely beautiful memoir, Kelle Hampton encourages us to not simply accept the unexpected circumstances of our lives, but to embrace them like the things we wished for all along.”—Matthew Logelin, New York Times bestselling author of Two Kisses for MaddyBloom...
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Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation

Rachel Cusk · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In 2003, Rachel Cusk published A Life's Work, a provocative and often startlingly funny memoir about the cataclysm of motherhood. Widely acclaimed, the book started hundreds of arguments that continue to this day. Now, in her most personal and relevant book to date, Cusk explores divorce's...
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The Iceman: The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer

Anthony Bruno · Bantam; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, with Ray Liotta and Chris Evans   He was smart, merciless, and deadly. And it took someone just as tough to bring him down.   A mob contract killer known as “The Iceman” for hiding a body in an ice-cream...
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What I Know For Sure

Oprah Winfrey · Flatiron Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

As a creative force, student of the human heart and soul, and champion of living the life you want, Oprah Winfrey stands alone. Over the years, she has made history with a legendary talk show - the highest-rated program of its kind, launched her own television network, become the nation's...
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Coolidge

Amity Shlaes · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man, delivers a brilliant and provocative reexamination of Americas thirtieth president, Calvin Coolidge, and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his leadership. In this riveting biography, Shlaes traces Coolidges improbable...
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J. D. Salinger: A Life

Kenneth Slawenski · Random House; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

One of the most popular and mysterious figures in American literary history, author of the classic Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger eluded fans and journalists for most of his life. Now comes a new biography that Peter Ackroyd in The Times of London calls "energetic and magnificently...
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Who I Am: A Memoir

Pete Townshend · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the voice of a generation: The most highly anticipated autobiography of the year, and the story of a man who... is a Londoner and a Mod.... wanted The Who to be called The Hair.... loved The Everly Brothers, but not that "drawling dope" Elvis.... wanted to be a sculptor, a journalist,...
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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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Clinton's Secret Wars: The Evolution of a Commander in Chief

Richard T Sale · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 491
Format: Print book

A popular yet polarizing force long after leaving office, Bill Clinton is still criticized by right-wingers as a president who was weak in his foreign policy. Veteran reporter Richard Sale takes us beneath partisan rhetoric and documents the learning curve of our nation's 42nd President,...
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