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Lindbergh

By: A. Scott Berg

Price: $6.00

Publisher: G P Putnam's Sons, 1998:

Seller ID: BB0249969


Bestselling author and National Book Award-winner A. Scott Berg is the first and only writer to be given unrestricted access to the massive Lindbergh archives -- more than two thousand boxes of personal papers, including reams of unpublished letters and diaries -- and to be allowed freely to interview Lindbergh's friends, colleagues, and family members, including his children and his widow, Anne Morrow Lindbergh. The result is a brilliant biography that clarifies a life ... View more info

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The Language of Baklava

By: Abu-Jaber, Diana

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: BB0221436


Diana Abu-Jaber's vibrant, humorous memoir weaves together stories of being raised by a food-obsessed Jordanian father with tales of Lake Ontario shish kabob cookouts and goat stew feasts under Bedouin tents in the desert. These sensuously evoked repasts, complete with recipes, in turn illuminate the two cultures of Diana's childhood-American and Jordanian-while helping to paint a loving and complex portrait of her impractical, displaced immigrant father who, like many a... View more info

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From Troublesome Creek: A Farm Boy's Encounters on the Way to a University Presidency

By: Acker, Duane

Price: $23.50

Publisher: iUniverse, 2013:

Seller ID: BB0243075


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Dickens

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c1990.:

Seller ID: BB0234115


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Brief Lives 1: Chaucer

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage Books:

Seller ID: BB0240719


Geoffrey Chaucer enjoyed an eventful life, serving with the Duke of Clarence and with Edward III. Through his wife, Philippa, he gained the patronage of John of Gaunt, which helped him carve out a career at Court. His official posts included Controller of Customs at the Port of London, Knight of the Shire for Kent, and King's Forester. He went on numerous adventurous diplomatic missions to France and Italy, and in 1359 was taken prisoner in France and ransomed. He be... View more info

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In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom

By: Ahmed, Qanta

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated, September 2008:

Seller ID: BB0245753


"In this stunningly written book, a Western trained Muslim doctor brings alive what it means for a woman to live in the Saudi Kingdom. I've rarely experienced so vividly the shunning and shaming, racism and anti-Semitism, but the surprise is how Dr. Ahmed also finds tenderness at the tattered edges of extremism, and a life-changing pilgrimage back to her Muslim faith." - Gail Sheehy The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones. Unexpected... View more info

Never Have Your Dog Stuffed and Other Things I Have Learned

By: Alda, Alan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: random house:

Seller ID: BB0228283


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Paula

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1996.:

Seller ID: BB0222586


With an enchanting blend of magical realism, politics, and romance reminiscent of her classic bestseller The House of the Spirits, Isabel Allende presents a soul-baring memoir that seizes the reader like a novel of suspense. Written for her daughter Paula when she became ill and slipped into a coma, Paula is the colorful story of Allende's life -- from her early years in her native Chile, through the turbulent military coup of 1973, to the subsequent dictatorship a... View more info

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Paula

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1996.:

Seller ID: BB0250129


With an enchanting blend of magical realism, politics, and romance reminiscent of her classic bestseller The House of the Spirits, Isabel Allende presents a soul-baring memoir that seizes the reader like a novel of suspense. Written for her daughter Paula when she became ill and slipped into a coma, Paula is the colorful story of Allende's life -- from her early years in her native Chile, through the turbulent military coup of 1973, to the subsequent dictatorship a... View more info

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The Man Who Loved Books Too Much

By: Allison Hoover Bartlett

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Riverhead Trade:

Seller ID: BB0227486


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Founder : A Portrait of the First Rothschild and His Time

By: Amos Elon

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin USA (P), 1997:

Seller ID: BB0245185


By mid-nineteenth century, Meyer Amschel Rothschild's five sons controlled one of the most massive fortunes in Europe. The Rothschild name had become synonymous with the enormous political and social power that often accompanied that wealth, the amassing of which is remarkable considering the painfully modest beginnings of its founder.Born in the unimaginable squalor of Frankfurt's Jewish ghetto (where he chose to spend his entire life), Meyer Rothschild established a... View more info

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Sweet Caroline

By: Andersen, Christopher P.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, c2003.:

Seller ID: BB0240913


She is the heiress to a legacy of power, wealth, unfulfilled promise, and unspeakable tragedy. Her father was gunned down before a stunned world forty years ago, forever changing the course of history. Her mother became the most celebrated American woman of the twentieth century -- an icon of style, glamour, and personal courage. Her brother was the most promising Kennedy of his generation -- a global heartthrob who was killed when his plane crashed within sight of his m... View more info

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Home: A Memoir of My Early Years

By: Andrews, Julie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hyperion:

Seller ID: BB0229571


"A frank, intriguing memoir."--People "Painfully shrewd, and written with real delicacy and pathos." --The New York Times Book Review "Home reflects the very qualities that first made the working-class English singer a star 45 years ago: intelligence, gentle humor, and a clear, sweet, surprisingly powerful voice . . . In warmly nostalgic later chapters, the book begins to glow." --Entertainment Weekly "A delightful remembrance of her own childhood, and an eng... View more info

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The heart of a woman

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, 1997, c1981.:

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: BB0204341


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The heart of a woman

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1997, c1981.:

Seller ID: BB0221487


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Even the Stars Look Lonesome

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: BB0221990


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The heart of a woman

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1993, c1981.:

Seller ID: BB0222249


Maya Angelou has fascinated, moved, and inspired countless readers with the first three volumes of her autobiography, one of the most remarkable personal narratives of our age. Now, in her fourth volume, "The Heart of a Woman," her turbulent life breaks wide open with joy as the singer-dancer enters the razzle-dazzle of fabulous New York City. There, at the Harlem Writers Guild, her love for writing blazes anew. Her compassion and commitment lead her to respond to t... View more info

Wouldn't take nothing for my journey now

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, c1993.:

Seller ID: BB0222596


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All God's children need traveling shoes

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1991, c1986.:

Seller ID: BB0228225


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The heart of a woman

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, 1997, c1981.:

Seller ID: BB0249390


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