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Made From Scratch: A Memoir

Sandra Lee · Meredith Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

This powerful, emotional, and astonishing story will inspire anyone who has faced adversity to overcome challenges and persevere. Sandra’s candid account of her personal journey offers a rare glimpse into the life of the woman behind the phenomenal success of Semi-Homemade. Smart,...
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Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War

Dakota Meyer · Random House; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

“The story of what Dakota did . . . will be told for generations.”—President Barack Obama, from remarks given at Meyer’s Medal of Honor ceremonyIn the fall of 2009, Taliban insurgents ambushed a patrol of Afghan soldiers and Marine advisors in a mountain village...
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Jesus: A Biography, from a Believer

Paul Johnson · Viking Adult
Format: Print book

From the bestselling author and acclaimed historian, a powerful portrayal of the life of Jesus Is Jesus relevant to us today? Few figures have had such an influ­ence on history as Jesus of Nazareth. His teachings have inspired discussion, arguments, even war, and yet few have ever...
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Free for All: Joe Papp, The Public, and the Greatest Theater Story Ever Told

Kenneth Turan · Doubleday
Pages: 592
Format: Print book

Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan takes you behind the scenes at the Public Theater and tells the amazing story of how Joe Papp made American theatrical and cultural history.Free for All is the irresistible oral history of the New York Shakespeare Festival and the Public Theater-two...
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Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend

James S. Hirsch · Scribner
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

Considered to be "as monumental - and enigmatic - a legend as American sport has ever seen" ( Sports Illustrated ) , Willie Mays is arguably the greatest player in baseball history, still revered for the joy and passion he brought to the game. Mays began as a teenage phenom in the Negro...
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Breaking the Code: A Father's Secret, a Daughter's Journey, and the Question That Changed Everything

Karen Fisher-Alaniz · Sourcebooks
Format: Book

On his 81st birthday, without explanation, Karen Fisher-Alaniz's father placed two weathered notebooks on her lap. Inside were more than 400 pages of letters he'd written to his parents during WWII. She began reading them, and the more she read, the more she discovered about the man she never...
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How Georgia Became O'Keeffe: Lessons On The Art Of Living

Karen Karbo · Globe Pequot Press
Format: Hardcover

A fresh, revealing look at the artist who continues to inspire new generations of women.
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Perfectly Imperfect: A Life in Progress

Lee Woodruff · Random House; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

“You can tell a woman’s whole life story from the possessions in her jewelry box. Like reading a palm, you can trace the points where her life has intersected with memorable events, people, places, and loves. You can speculate on the essence of her personality, all from what...
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Gray Work: Confessions of an American Paramilitary Spy

Jamie Smith · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

The first ever, first-person story of Americas private, paramilitary contractors at work around the world-from a man who performed these missions himself and has decades of stories to tell. This is a fascinating tale-and potentially the first-to describe the work of American contractors,...
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Must You Go?: My Life with Harold Pinter

Antonia Fraser · Nan A. Talese; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A moving testament to one of the literary world's most celebrated marriages: that of the greatest playwright of our age, Harold Pinter, and the beautiful prize-winning biographer Antonia Fraser. In this memoir, Fraser recounts the life she shared with the renowned dramatist. In essence,...
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My Journey with Farrah: A Story of Life, Love, and Friendship

Alana Stewart · William Morrow
Pages: 268
Format: Hardcover

Alana Stewart and Farrah Fawcett went through it all together. Friends for thirty years, they were an essential part of each other's lives since first meeting at a dinner party in the 1970s. During that time, they supported each other through the trials of Hollywood life while also...
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Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith

Joe Perry · Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

An insightful and harrowing roller coaster ride through the career of one of rock and rolls greatest guitarists. Strap yourself in. —Slash Rocking Joe Perry rocks again! —Jimmy Page Before the platinum records or the Super Bowl half-time show or the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Joe Perry...
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Monet

Robert Gordon · Abrams
Pages: 304
Format: Book

A book on the life of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926) .
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The One: The Life and Music of James Brown

RJ Smith · Gotham
Pages: 464
Format: Paperback

The definitive biography of James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, with fascinating findings on his life as a Civil Rights activist, an entrepreneur, and the most innovative musician of our time Playing 350 shows a year at his peak, with more than forty Billboard hits, James Brown was a dazzling...
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I Forgot to Remember: A Memoir of Amnesia

Su Meck · Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

The courageous memoir of a woman who was robbed of all her memories by a traumatic brain injury - and her more than twenty-five-year struggle to reclaim her life: "[A tale] of triumph in the search for identity" (The New York Times Book Review) .In 1988, Su Meck was twenty-two...
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