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Simple Gifts: One Man's Search for Grace
Simple Gifts: One Man's Search for Grace
by Bill Henderson
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In a world of internet friendships, far-flung families, and a growing sense of alienation in American life, Bill Henderson tells the story of how he found community and joyful camaraderie through the singing of old-fashioned hymns in a small wood-frame... (read more)

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The Precious Pearl: The Story of Saint Rita of Cascia
The Precious Pearl: The Story of Saint Rita of Cascia
by Michael Di Gregorio
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"Peacemaker," "Saint of the Impossible," the "Saint Who Asks Too Much" are just a few of the many adjectives used to describe one of the most popular saints of our times. With the canonization of Saint Rita in 1900, interest in and devotion to the... (read more)

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Butterfly Mind: Revolution, Recovery, and One Reporter's Road to Understanding China
Butterfly Mind: Revolution, Recovery, and One Reporter's Road to Understanding China
by Patrick Brown
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In this politically astute and revelatory memoir, Patrick Brown weaves together three stories: the first is his 25-year education as a journalist and his parallel struggle with alcoholism; the second, the momentous situations hes found himself in as a... (read more)

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Captain John Smith: And His Brave Adventures (H Books)
Captain John Smith: And His Brave Adventures (H Books)
by R E Pritchard
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Captain John Smith is best remembered for his association with... (read more)

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Drake: For God, Queen, and Plunder (Brassey's Military Profiles)
Drake: For God, Queen, and Plunder (Brassey's Military Profiles)
by Wade G Dudley
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Chronicles the dramatic life of one of England's earliest naval heroes and the origins of British naval... (read more)

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A Million Little Pieces
A Million Little Pieces
by James Frey
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At the age of 23, James Frey woke up on a plane to find his front teeth knocked out and his nose broken. He had no idea where the plane was headed nor any recollection of the past two weeks. An alcoholic for ten years and a crack addict for three, he... (read more)

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No Momma's Boy
No Momma's Boy
by Dominic Carter
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Tired of keeping his life-long secrets, author Dominic Carter, described by some as the best of New York's political television reporters, shares his remarkable, gut-wrenching story of abuse at the hands of his mother in No Momma's Boy. Shortly after his... (read more)

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Therese of Lisieux: A Vocation of Love
Therese of Lisieux: A Vocation of Love
by Marie Pascale Ducrocq
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A provocative look at the life and charism of this popular saint.... (read more)

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The Daenzer Story
The Daenzer Story
by Carolyn I Cpcu Clu Furlong
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A story about insurance, a notoriously dull and dry business? Just another biography, frequently dull and dry? Hardly! The Daenzer Story is a love story, a war story, a tale of rags to riches, an epic saga of monumental inventions in an industry on which... (read more)

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Mentally Incontinent: That Time I Burned Down a Hooters, That Time My Stalker Crashed on My Couch, and Nine Other Stories from My Weird Life
Mentally Incontinent: That Time I Burned Down a Hooters, That Time My Stalker Crashed on My Couch, and Nine Other Stories from My Weird Life
by Joe Peacock
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Cyberspace?s answer to David Sedaris: raucous recollections from a man with a serious blabber-control problem Joe Peacock is one of those rare people to whom interesting things just sorta happen. For the amusement of his friends, he?d often recount in... (read more)

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Feeling Freakish?: How to Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin (Sunscreen)
Feeling Freakish?: How to Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin (Sunscreen)
by Veronique Le Jeune
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DESCRIPTIONFeeling Freakish? examines the problems, real and exaggerated, that make preteens and teens (boys and girls alike!) doubt their attractiveness. Real-life anecdotes and helpful advice fill this reassuring guide.... (read more)

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Lessons from the Porch: A Gathering Place for Telling Our Stories
Lessons from the Porch: A Gathering Place for Telling Our Stories
by Ed Poole
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Lessons from the Porch was written for those who want to better understand their life journeys those who have unanswered questions about meaning for their life and those who want to go back, bring those questions to the surface and fill in some of the... (read more)

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The Things between Us: A Memoir
The Things between Us: A Memoir
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The Montgomerys of Framingham, Massachusetts, are among the last of a dying breed — New England WASPs who effortlessly combine repression, flamboyant eccentricity, and alcoholism. Fragmented by drink and dysfunction, the family had avoided... (read more)

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What Else But Home: Seven Boys and an American Journey Between the Projects and the Penthouse
What Else But Home: Seven Boys and an American Journey Between the Projects and the Penthouse
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It started with a baseball game, when Michael Rosens seven-year-old son Ripton invited some older boys over to his familys penthouse for snacks and Nintendo after joining their pick-up game in Tomkins Square Park. These visits became more frequent, and... (read more)

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Butterfly in a Net: Memoir of a Maze
Butterfly in a Net: Memoir of a Maze
by Virginia Fisher Yaffe
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Virginia Fisher Yaffe is an ex-English teacher, ex-book reviewer and mother of three who has written a book about her lifelong battle against anxiety and depression. In a manner that is both hilarious and horrifying, she explains all that she has gone... (read more)

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Reading Lips: A Memoir of Kisses
Reading Lips: A Memoir of Kisses
by Claudia Sternbach
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In each chapter, Claudia Sternbach treats a single moment when a kiss was proffered or should have been, or would have been had it been possible. Together, the chapters combine humor, worry and wistfulness in a perfect balance as the book moves from the... (read more)

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Not Going Home Alone: A Marine's Story
Not Going Home Alone: A Marine's Story
by James J Kirschke
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Experience the pain, the pride, and the triumph of the Marine Corps All the members of 1st Lt. James J. Kirschkes mortar platoon and then rifle platoon knew the stakes: the Marines are Americas military elite, expected to train harder, fight longer... (read more)

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First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple
First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple
by Cameron West
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West describes the struggles he and his family go through as several of his "alter" personalities begin to emerge, threatening to crumble the walls of West's mind--walls he unconsciously erected when he was subjected to devastating childhood sexual abuse.... (read more)

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Between You and Me
Between You and Me
by Mike Wallace
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Mike Wallace. His very name conjures up a certain kind of journalism -- smart, informed, intense, and groundbreaking. Who else has wrangled sit-downs with his roster of world leaders and criminals, celebrities, and underdogs, heroes and scoundrels... (read more)

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Rambling Down Life's Road
Rambling Down Life's Road
by Kevin Pettit
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This book provides you with a view of what it is like to have a traumatic brain injury (TBI). It contains unedited excerpts from the diary of someone who underwent a TBI. TBIs occur frequently these days and affect more than 1.5 million people in America... (read more)

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