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My Father Before Me: A Memoir

Chris Forhan · Scribner
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

An award-winning poet offers a multi-generational portrait of an American family - weaving together the lives of his ancestors, his parents, and his own coming of age in the 60s and 70s in the wake of his father's suicide, in this superbly written, "fiercely honest" (Nick Flynn)...
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The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America's First Serial Killer

Skip Hollandsworth · Henry Holt and Co., 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A sweeping narrative history of a terrifying serial killer--America's first--who stalked Austin, Texas in 1885In the late 1800s, the city of Austin, Texas was on the cusp of emerging from an isolated western outpost into a truly cosmopolitan metropolis. But beginning in December 1884, Austin...
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EIGHT IS ENOUGH : a father's memoir of life with his extra-large family

TOM BRADEN · Open Road Media

The true story behind the classic TV show: A father's delightful account of raising eight free-spirited children in 1970s America. Tom Braden had a colorful career: He parachuted into Nazi-occupied France, directed the CIA's covert operations program during the early years of the Cold...
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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 in college and heiress...
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Toni Tennille: A Memoir

Toni Tennille · Taylor Trade Publishing
Pages: 214
Format: Print book

Since bursting onto the scene in the mid '70s, the pop duo Captain and Tennille have long defined the sparkling, optimistic idea of everlasting love, both in their music and through their image as a happy and, seemingly, unbreakable couple. They were an irresistible pair to millions of fans...
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Small Sacrifices: A True Story of Passion and Murder

Ann Rule · Berkley
Pages: 494
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Ann Rule's shocking and powerful account of the destructive forces that drove Diane Downs, a beautiful young mother, to shoot her three young children in cold blood.
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She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron

Richard Cohen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Nora Ephron, one of the most famous writers, film makers, and personalities of her time is captured by her long-time and dear friend in a hilarious, blunt, raucous, and poignant recollection of their decades-long friendship.Nora Ephron (1941-2012) was a phenomenal personality, journalist,...
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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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Every Little Step: My Story

Bobby Brown · Dey St.
Pages: 326
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn Every Little Step, Brown will for the first time tell the full story of his life and set the record straight, particularly about his relationship with Whitney Houston.Bobby Brown has been one of the most compelling American artists of the past thirty years, a magnetic...
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Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

Clint Hill · Gallery Books
Pages: 451
Format: Print book

The #1 "New York Times "bestselling author of "Mrs. Kennedy and Me" and "Five Days in November" reflects on his seventeen years on the Secret Service for presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford. The assassination of one president, the resignation...
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Pancakes in Paris : living the American dream in France

Craig Carlson · Sourcebooks
Pages: 305

"The heartwarming story of how one hungry American with a hankering for pancakes founded the first American-style diner in Paris"--
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The Lost Mandate of Heaven: The American Betrayal of Ngo Dinh Diem, President of Vietnam

Geoffrey D T Shaw · Ignatius Press
Pages: 314
Format: Print book

Ngo Dinh Diem, the first president of the Republic of Vietnam, possessed the Confucian "Mandate of Heaven", a moral and political authority that was widely recognized by all Vietnamese. This devout Roman Catholic leader never lost this mandate in the eyes of his people; rather,...
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It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree

A J JACOBS · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author of The Know-It-All and The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family - where it begins and how far it goes - and attempts to untangle the true meaning of the "Family of Humankind."A.J....
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