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The Bayou Strangler: Louisiana's Most Gruesome Serial Killer

Fred Rosen · Open Road Media
Pages: 250
Format: Paperback

The true story of Louisiana serial killer Ronald Dominique's ten-year murder spree, the men he slayed, and the detectives who hunted him down. In 1997, the bodies of young African American men began turning up in the cane fields of the quiet suburbs of New Orleans. The victims - many...
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Freedom: My Book of Firsts

Jaycee Lee Dugard · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In the follow-up to her #1 bestselling memoir, A Stolen Life, Jaycee Dugard tells the story of her first experiences after years in captivity: the joys that accompanied her newfound freedom and the challenges of adjusting to life on her own.When Jaycee Dugard was eleven years old, she was abducted...
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The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince

Mayte Garcia · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAt the one-year anniversary of his death, legendary musician Prince's first wife shares a uniquely intimate, candid, and revelatory look inside the personal and professional life of one of the world's most beloved icons. In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired...
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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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Forward : a memoir

Abby Wambach · Dey Street
Pages: 230

Abby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. Named by Time magazine as one of the most influential people of 2015, the soccer player captured the nation's heart when she led her team to its recent World Cup Championship. Abby is a vocal advocate for women's rights...
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Life Is a Gift

Tony Bennett · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

One of the most well-known and beloved vocalists of our time, Tony Bennett is an American icon. Now, in this rich and beautiful memoir, the legendary Grammy and Emmy Award–winning singer takes us behind the scenes of his multi-platinum career. Revealing, insightful, and always moving,...
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The Dawn Prayer

MATTHEW SCHRIER · BenBella Books
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

"What is your name?" asked General Mohammad. "Matthew," I said. I had stopped saying Matt a while ago because it means 'dead' in Arabic. On New Year's Eve in 2012, Matthew Schrier was headed home from Syria, where he'd been photographing the intense...
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The Glass Castle: A Memoir

Jeannette Walls · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic,...
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Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances

LELAND MELVIN · Amistad
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this moving, inspirational memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance and grace that align to create the opportunities for success.Leland Melvin is the only...
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The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster

SARAH KRASNOSTEIN · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things: husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife. . . But as a little boy, raised in violence and excluded from the family home, she just wanted to belong. Now she believes...
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Texas Blood: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands

Roger D Hodge · Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Ian Frazier's Great Plains, and as vivid as the work of Cormac McCarthy, an intoxicating, singularly illuminating history of the Texas borderlands from their settlement through seven generations of Roger D. Hodge's ranching family. What brought the author's family to Texas?...
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Conversations with Lincoln : little-known stories from those who met America's 16th president

Gordon Leidner · Cumberland House
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

"A marvelous collection of little-known accounts by people who met Lincoln. Their stories are often heartrending, and some will bring tears to the reader's eyes" William C. Harris, professor emeritus of history from North Carolina State University and author of Lincoln and the Border...
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Kind Is the New Classy: The Power of Living Graciously

Candace Cameron Bure · Zondervan
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"The world has a way of defining you if you don't know who you are before you get out there." - Candace Cameron BureAs a woman in today's world, you know what it's like to feel pressure on all sides from clashing cultural expectations. How can you stay true to who God has uniquely...
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