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Rabbit: The Autobiography of Ms. Pat

Patricia Williams · Dey Street Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A remarkably bold and inspiring story of crime, motherhood, and redemption - not since Cupcake Brown's A Piece of Cake has there been a memoir this unforgettable.You want to know about the struggle of growing up poor, black, and female? Ask any girl from any 'hood. You want to know what...
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So Happiness to Meet You: Foolishly, Blissfully Stranded in Vietnam

Karin Esterhammer · Prospect Park Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

After job losses and the housing crash, the author and her family leave L.A. to start over in a most unlikely place: a nine-foot-wide back-alley house in one of Ho Chi Minh City's poorest districts, where neighbors unabashedly stare into windows, generously share their barbecued rat, keep...
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Disaster Falls: A Family Story

Stephane Gerson · Crown
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A haunting chronicle of what endures when the world we know is swept away On a day like any other, on a rafting trip down Utah's Green River, Stéphane Gerson's eight-year-old son, Owen, drowned in a spot known as Disaster Falls. That same night, as darkness fell, Stéphane huddled...
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Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityTara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains...
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Strange Beauty: A Portrait of My Son

ELIZA FACTOR · Parallax Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A unique and hopeful story of how one woman and her family were transformed by her child's multiple disabilities and inability to talk and how she, in turn, transformed a community.This intimate, no-holds barred memoir shares one family's experiences with a child who is both autistic...
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Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction

Tracy Kidder · Random House
Format: Hardcover

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWSGood Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where...
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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

LUCY WORSLEY · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"Jane Austen at Home offers a fascinating look at Jane Austen's world through the lens of the homes in which she lived and worked throughout her life. The result is a refreshingly unique perspective on Austen and her work and a beautifully nuanced exploration of gender, creativity,...
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Movie Nights with the Reagans: A Memoir

Mark Weinberg · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Former special advisor and press secretary to President Ronald Reagan shares an intimate, behind-the-scenes look inside the Reagan presidency - told through the movies they watched together every week at Camp David.What did President Ronald Reagan think of Rocky IV? How did the Matthew...
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Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World

Nell Stevens · Doubleday
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A whimsical blend of memoir and travelogue, laced with wry writing advice, Bleaker House is a story of creative struggle that brilliantly captures the self-torture of the writing life. Twenty-seven-year-old Nell Stevens was determined to write a novel, but life kept getting in the way....
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When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir

PATRISSE KAHN-CULLORS · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The emotional and powerful story of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter and how the movement was born."This remarkable book reveals what inspired Patrisse's visionary and courageous activism and forces us to face the consequence of the choices our nation made when we criminalized...
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The Pacific

Hugh Ambrose · NAL; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Penguin delivers you to the front lines of The Pacific Theater with the real-life stories behind the HBO miniseries.Between America's retreat from China in late November 1941 and the moment General MacArthur's airplane touched down on the Japanese mainland in August of 1945, five...
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History of William the Conqueror

Jacob Abbott · Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Jacob Abbott was one of the most prolific American writers of history in the nineteenth century, writing many biographies on the worlds most influential leaders in a clear and exciting style. This comprehensive volume, first published in 1849 and part of Abbotts Illustrated Histories series,...
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My Days: Happy and Otherwise

Marion Ross · Kensington
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

For eleven seasons, Marion Ross was head of one of America's favorite television households. Now meet the lovable real-life woman behind the Happy Days mom . . . Before she was affectionately known to millions as "Mrs. C.," Marion Ross began her career as a Paramount starlet...
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Papi: My Story

David Ortiz · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: eBook

An entertaining, unfiltered memoir by one of the game's greatest, most clutch sluggers and beloved personalities David "Big Papi" Ortiz is a baseball icon and one of the most popular figures ever to play the game. As a key part of the Boston Red Sox for 14 years, David has helped...
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Brooklyn in Love: A Delicious Memoir of Food, Family, and Finding Yourself

Amy Thomas · Sourcebooks
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

From the author of Paris, My Sweet comes the story of a modern woman embracing love, motherhood, and all the courses life has to offer,On an island where finding love can be just as hard as finding a dinner reservation on a Friday night, Amy Thomas never imagined a family would fit into...
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