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The Color of Love: A Story of a Mixed-Race Jewish Girl

Marra B. Gad - Agate Bolden
Format: Paperback

An unforgettable memoir about a mixed-race Jewish woman who, after fifteen years of estrangement from her racist great-aunt, helps bring her home when Alzheimer's strikes In 1970, three-day-old Marra B. Gad was adopted by a white Jewish family in Chicago. For her parents, it was love...
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Being a Ballerina: The Power and Perfection of a Dancing Life

Gavin Larsen - University Press of Florida; 1st edition
Format: Paperback

Inspiring, revealing, and deeply relatable, Being a Ballerina is a firsthand look at the realities of life as a professional ballet dancer. Through episodes from her own career, Gavin Larsen describes the forces that drive a person to study dance; the daily balance that dancers navigate...
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Thank You for My Service

Mat Best - Bantam
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The unapologetic, laugh-your-ass-off military memoir both vets and civilians have been waiting for, from a five-tour Army Ranger turned YouTube phenomenon and zealous advocate for veterans Members of the military's special operations branches share a closely...
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The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American Family

Nina Sankovitch - St. Martin's Press
Format: Print book

The Lowells of Massachusetts were a remarkable family. They were settlers in the New World in the 1600s, revolutionaries creating a new nation in the 1700s, merchants and manufacturers building prosperity in the 1800s, and scientists and artists flourishing in the 1900s. For the first time,...
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Bipolar Faith: A Black Woman's Journey with Depression and Faith

Monica A. Coleman - ?Broadleaf Books
Format: Paperback

Overcome with mental anguish, Monica A. Coleman's great-grandfather had his two young sons pull the chair out from beneath him when he hanged himself. That noose remained tied to a rafter in the shed, where it hung above the heads of his eight children who played there for years to come....
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With One Shot: Family Murder and a Search for Justice

Dorothy Marcic - Citadel
Format: Paperback

"A rapid-fire, real-life thriller." - New York Times bestselling author M. William Phelps The lovely widow had confessed to the coldblooded murder of her husband. But Dorothy Marcic suspected a more sinister tale at the heart of her beloved uncle's violent death. The brutal...
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Up Up, Down Down: Essays

Cheston Knapp - Scribner
Format: Hardcover

For fans of John Jeremiah Sullivan and Wells Tower, a "glittering," (Leslie Jamison) , "always smart, often hilarious, and ultimately transcendent" (Anthony Doerr) linked essay collection from the managing editor of Tin House that brilliantly explores the nature of identity.Daring...
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Buddy Holly: Learning the Game

Spencer Leigh - McNidder & Grace
Format: Paperback

He was 22 years old when he died. Don McLean called that fatal day 'The Day the Music Died'. But, his music hasn't died, as he has left us a wonderful legacy. Spencer Leigh's new biography Buddy Holly: Learning the Game is the most definitive account of Buddy Holly and his career....
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Studying with Miss Bishop: Memoirs from a Young Writer's Life

Dana Gioia - Paul Dry Books
Format: Paperback

"Highly enjoyable . . . Studying with Miss Bishop offers the opportunity to encounter writing as an act of civility." -- "Fascinating snapshots of remarkable encounters which, when brought together, chart a delightfully unusual path to literary success." -- "Reading...
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The Pale-Faced Lie: A True Story

David Crow - Sandra Jonas Publishing House
Format: Hardcover

A violent ex-con forces his son to commit crimes in this riveting new memoirGrowing up on the Navajo Indian Reservation, David Crow and his siblings idolized their dad. Tall, strong, smart, and brave, the self-taught Cherokee regaled his family with stories of his World War II feats. But as time...
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