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How to Make a French Family: A Memoir of Love, Food, and Faux Pas

Samantha Vrant · Sourcebooks Inc
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Say bonjour to a whole new way of life!Take one French widower, his two young children, and drop a former city girl from Chicago into a small town in southwestern France. Shake vigorously... and voil√°: a blended Franco-American family whose lives will all drastically change.Floating on a cloud...
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The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir

ALEXANDRIA MARZANO-LESNEVICH · FLATIRON Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

"This book is a marvel. The Fact of a Body is equal parts gripping and haunting and will leave you questioning whether any one story can hold the full truth." -- Celeste Ng, author of the New York Times bestselling Everything I Never Told YouBefore Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich...
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On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety

ANDREA PETERSEN · CROWN
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A celebrated science and health reporter offers a wry, bracingly honest account of living with anxiety. A racing heart. Difficulty breathing. Overwhelming dread. Andrea Petersen was first diagnosed with an anxiety disorder at the age of twenty, but she later realized that she had been...
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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Mary V Dearborn · Knopf
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, Henry Miller, and Louise Bryant. A revelatory...
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Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life

Jonathan Gould · Crown
Pages: 480
Format: Book

A definitive biography of Otis Redding, the musical artist who was widely regarded as the quintessential soul singer of the 1960s, timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Redding's iconic performance at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. Otis Redding remains a living presence...
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Are You Anybody: A Memoir

Jeffrey Tambor · Crown/Archetype
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

It's rare that an actor embodies even one memorable character over the arc of a career. Jeffrey Tambor has managed to create three, beginning with Hank "Hey Now!" Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show, the series created by Garry Shandling, Jeffrey's first mentor in television....
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Island Home: A Landscape Memoir

Tim Winton · Milkweed Editions
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A beautiful, evocative, and sometimes provocative memoir of Australia's unique landscape, and how that singular place has shaped Tim Winton and his writing. From boyhood, Winton's relationship with the world around him -- rock pools, sea caves, scrub, and swamp -- has been as vital...
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Chuck Klosterman X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century

Chuck Klosterman · Penguin Publishing Group
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

New York Times-bestselling author and cultural critic Chuck Klosterman compiles and contextualizes the best of his articles and essays from the past decade.Chuck Klosterman has created an incomparable body of work in books, magazines, newspapers, and on the Web. His writing spans the realms...
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The Midnight Assassin: The Hunt for America's First Serial Killer

Skip Hollandsworth · Picador Usa
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A sweeping narrative history of a terrifying serial killer--America's first--who stalked Austin, Texas in 1885 In 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,...
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Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

DAVID GARROW · WILLIAM MORROW
Pages: 1472
Format: Print book

As epic in vision and rigorous in detail as Robert Caro's The Years of Lyndon Johnson series, the definitive account of Barack Obama's life before he became the 44th president of the United States - the formative years, confluence of forces, and influential figures who helped shaped...
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