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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank
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Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been read by tens of millions of people all over the world. It remains a beloved and deeply admired testament to... (read more)

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Paris to the Moon
Paris to the Moon
by Adam Gopnik
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Paris. The name alone conjures images of chestnut-lined boulevards, sidewalk cafés, breathtaking façades around every corner — in short, an exquisite romanticism that has captured the American imagination for as long as there have been Americans.... (read more)

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Get to the Heart
Get to the Heart
by Barbara Mandrell
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To her millions of fans around the world she is beautiful, blond, and talented. A multifaceted performer whose music strikes a chord of truth. A loving wife and mother whose traditional values and tremendous faith touch the heart. But in September 1984... (read more)

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Becoming a Man Half a Life Story
Becoming a Man Half a Life Story
by Paul Monette
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The critically and popularly acclaimed coming of age/coming out story from the author of Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir. "Witty as it is anguished and as full of understanding as of anger, this is Monette's best book... (read more)

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Food & Friends: Recipes & Memories from Simca's Cuisine
Food & Friends: Recipes & Memories from Simca's Cuisine
by Simone Beck
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View recipes from Food and Friends. The coauthor of Mastering the Art of French Cooking shares an irresistible feast of reminiscence and recipes. Simone "Simca" Beck first met Julia Child in 1949 in the women's cooking club Cercle des Gourmettes in... (read more)

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Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home
Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home
by Rhoda Janzen
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"It is rare that I literally laugh out loud while I'm reading, but Janzen's voice—singular, deadpan, sharp-witted and honest—slayed me." —Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love Not long after Rhoda Janzen turned forty,... (read more)

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The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music
The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music
by Steve Lopez
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Now a major motion picture-"An intimate portrait of mental illness, of atrocious social neglect, and the struggle to resurrect a fallen prodigy." (Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down) This is the true story of journalist Steve Lopez's... (read more)

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Black Ice
Black Ice
by Lorene Cary
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"Probably the most beautifully-written and the most moving African-American autobiographical narrative since Maya Angelou's celebrated I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." --Arnold... (read more)

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Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart
Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart
by Patricia Lauber
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A fascinating look at the life of a remarkable woman and the unsolved mystery surrounding her disappearance during her attempt to fly around the world in 1937. Photographs.... (read more)

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Cucumbers Have Thorns and Snakes Love Strawberries
Cucumbers Have Thorns and Snakes Love Strawberries
by Janice E Sullivan
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As a 5 year-old child, Janice could have never known what mayhem and destruction her life would lead her to. Riddled by tragedy and death, she would find herself back in the arms of the man who had taken her virginity at the age of five. A man whose life... (read more)

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Emissary of Light: A Vision of Peace
Emissary of Light: A Vision of Peace
by James F Twyman
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Shares adventures in Bosnia and Croatia and explains how we could be on the brink of lasting world peace.... (read more)

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Running with Angels
Running with Angels
by Pamela H Hansen
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Pamela Hansen shares both her struggles and her success, using the marathon race as a metaphor for facing life's challenges. She candidly discusses the pain of living with obesity and the hopelessness that accompanies it.... (read more)

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Once Upon a Wish: True Inspirational Stories of Make-A-Wish Children
Once Upon a Wish: True Inspirational Stories of Make-A-Wish Children
by Rachelle Sparks
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In the last 30 years, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has granted nearly 300,000 wishes worldwide to children battling life-threatening illnesses, shedding light on worlds darkened by disease and bringing hope to children and their families. With a... (read more)

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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (05 Edition)
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (05 Edition)
by Benjamin Franklin
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In 1771, at the age of 65, Benjamin Franklin sat down to write his autobiography, having emerged from the poverty and obscurity in which I was born and bred to a state of affluence and some degree of reputation in the world, and having gone so far... (read more)

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Confession of Saint Patrick :  Letter To Coroticus (98 Edition)
Confession of Saint Patrick : Letter To Coroticus (98 Edition)
by Saint Patrick
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The autobiography of one of the most popular saints in history--now available in a highly accessible translation. Roman Catholic priest John O'Donohue, author of "Anam Cara", provides an insightful Foreword that recreates the unique spirituality of... (read more)

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Deflowered: My Life in Pansy Division
Deflowered: My Life in Pansy Division
by Jon Ginoli
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"We're the buttfuckers of rock-and-roll, We want to sock it to your hole!" With these words written in a notebook, Jon Ginoli sets off on a journey of self-discovery and musical passion to become the founding member of Pansy Division, the first out and... (read more)

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Family
Family
by Ian Frazier
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Family tells the story of Ian Frazier's family in America from the early colonial days to the present. Using letters and other family documents, he reconstructs two hundred years of middle class life, visiting small towns his ancestors lived in, reading... (read more)

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Picasso, My Grandfather
Picasso, My Grandfather
by Marina Picasso
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The private life and public demons of Pablo Picasso have fueled numerous biographies and films-but this is the first memoir from a family member descended from the iconic painter's first marriage. Picasso's granddaughter Marina witnessed firsthand the... (read more)

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Climb #1: The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
Climb #1: The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
by Anatoli Boukreev
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As the climbers of the 1996 Mt. Everest disaster vanished into thin air, one man had the courage to bring them down alive... On May 10, 1996, two commercial expeditions headed by expert leaders attempted to scale the world's largest peak. But things went... (read more)

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French Spirits: A House, a Village, and a Love Affair in Burgundy
French Spirits: A House, a Village, and a Love Affair in Burgundy
by Jeffrey Greene
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Chapter OneThe Presbytery How is it that real estate agents know even before they look at you, as they shout on the phone to a colleague, that you are a waste of their time? They must develop a sixth sense to spot dreamers, like us, who know nothing... (read more)

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