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The Things between Us: A Memoir
The Things between Us: A Memoir
by Lee Montgomery
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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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Crossing the Gates of Alaska
Crossing the Gates of Alaska
by Dave Metz
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The snow forms the beginning of a near vertical chute that falls at least a thousand feet. My feet, shaking, manage to hug the thin edge of solid rock. I feel my heart creep to my throat and warm sweat drip down my back, defying the subzero Arctic air... (read more)

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First Person Plural : My Life As a Multiple (99 Edition)
First Person Plural : My Life As a Multiple (99 Edition)
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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To Construct Peace : 30 More Justice Seekers, Peace Makers (92 Edition)
To Construct Peace : 30 More Justice Seekers, Peace Makers (92 Edition)
by Michael True
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Unique insights into the lives and writings of 30 individuals and communities from the 18th century to the present devoted to nonviolent social change. These examples of love-in-action will encourage and inspire all justice-seekers. Covers people like... (read more)

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The Middle Place
The Middle Place
by Kelly Corrigan
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"An amazing story told with steep honesty. The Middle Place is memoir at its highest form." --Darin Strauss, author of More Than It Hurts You and The Real McCoy "If you're in a book club or just love to read, make sure this book ends up in... (read more)

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Open Heart Updated Edition
Open Heart Updated Edition
by Lester Sauvage
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One of the world's most renowned heart surgeons and ten of his patients tell how they faced life-threatening circumstances and came away with an enhanced spiritual vision of life and happiness. From the millionaire executive who attempted suicide, to the... (read more)

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The Good Fight: Hard Lessons from Searchlight to Washington
The Good Fight: Hard Lessons from Searchlight to Washington
by Harry Reid
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After a childhood of shocking poverty, Harry Reid completed law school, working as a policeman to pay his way. He faced death threats as the head of the Nevada Gaming Commission trying to clean up Las Vegas. Eventually he rose to become Senate Majority... (read more)

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From This Day Forward
From This Day Forward
by Cokie Roberts
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After thirty years together, Cokie and Steve Roberts know something about marriage and after thirty distinguished years in journalism, they know how to write about it.In From This Day Forward, Cokie and Steve weave their personal stories of matrimony... (read more)

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The Blushing MBA: Secrets from Graduate School
The Blushing MBA: Secrets from Graduate School
by Feddy Pouideh
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Enjoy a funny sneak-peek at life inside an Ivy League business school from someone who's been there and lived to tell the tale... Excerpt from The Admissions Interview: I can't remember anything on my resume. Oh my God, I've gone blankwhat am I doing... (read more)

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Under the Duvet: Shoes, Reviews, Having the Blues, Builders, Babies, Families and Other Calamities
Under the Duvet: Shoes, Reviews, Having the Blues, Builders, Babies, Families and Other Calamities
by Marian Keyes
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From the acclaimed bestselling author of Sushi for Beginners and Angels comes a collection of personal essays on shopping, writing, moviemaking, motherhood and all the assorted calamities involved in being a savvy woman in the new millennium. Her novels... (read more)

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Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson (05 Edition)
Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson (05 Edition)
by Thomas Jefferson
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During his remarkable lifetime, Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) served his country in many capacities—among them, as President of the United States. But ultimately, this great and talented man—an accomplished architect, naturalist, and linguist... (read more)

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Autobiography and Other Writings (82 Edition)
Autobiography and Other Writings (82 Edition)
by Benjamin Franklin
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This authoritative Bantam Classic edition presents readers with a wide-ranging selection of Benjamin Franklins most important writings, illuminating the complex and appealing character of this quintessential American who rose to fame as a publisher... (read more)

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Dr Crippen (Crime Archive)
Dr Crippen (Crime Archive)
by Katherine Watson
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Dr. Crippen's murder of his wife Cora has stuck in the public imagination for many reasons: the harmless demeanor of this cold-blooded poisoner; the flamboyant victim; the dismembered body in the cellar at the infamous 39 Hilldrop Crescent-and not... (read more)

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Monkfish Memoirs #1: Sleeping in Caves: A Sixties Himalayan Memoir
Monkfish Memoirs #1: Sleeping in Caves: A Sixties Himalayan Memoir
by Marilyn Stablein
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Cultural Writing. Memoir. In the heyday of the '60's Stablein, then a UC Berkeley college student, traveled to India and Nepal with her lover on a trip which turned into the next seven years. This memoir of her experiences contains photos and recipes, as... (read more)

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