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Many Faces: An Anthology of Oregon Autobiography (Oregon Literature)
Many Faces: An Anthology of Oregon Autobiography (Oregon Literature)
by Stephen Dow Beckham
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This volume tells, in their own words, the stories of over forty Oregonians from the prominent to the plain. Here are glimpses into lives as different as those of Amanda Johnson, who came to Oregon in 1853 as a slave; William Kittredge confronting his... (read more)

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Pioneer Women: Voices from the Kansas Frontier
Pioneer Women: Voices from the Kansas Frontier
by Joanna Stratton
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From a rediscovered collection of priceless autobiographical accounts written by hundreds of pioneer women, Joanna Stratton has made a remarkable and widely celebrated book. Never before has there been such a detailed record of women's courage, such a... (read more)

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Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources
Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources
by Martin Lings
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A revised edition of the internationally acclaimed biography of the prophet < br /> < br /> & #8226; Includes important additions about the prophet& #8217; s spread of Islam into Syria and its neighboring states < br /> < br /... (read more)

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The Book of Myself: A Do-It-Yourself Autobiography in 201 Questions
The Book of Myself: A Do-It-Yourself Autobiography in 201 Questions
by Carl Marshall
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Have you ever wanted to create your own autobiography or wished you had the life stories of a relative or friend? Now beautifully revised and updated, The Book of Myself is a do-it-yourself memoir that helps you record and preserve the experiences and... (read more)

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Memoirs of Montparnasse (New York Review Books Classics)
Memoirs of Montparnasse (New York Review Books Classics)
by John Glassco
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'\'\\\'\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'The NYRB Classics series is designedly and determinedly exploratory and eclectic, a mix of fiction and non-fiction from different eras and times and of various sorts. The series includes nineteenth century novels and... (read more)

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Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph Over Autism
Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph Over Autism
by Catherine Maurice
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Remembrances and Celebrations: a Book of Eulogies, Elegies, Letters, and Epitaphs
Remembrances and Celebrations: a Book of Eulogies, Elegies, Letters, and Epitaphs
by Jill Werman
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This rich anthology of memorial tributes serves as a welcome reminder that, although words cannot necessarily assuage grief, they can provide tremendous comfort and perspective during our times of loss. The likes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Benjamin... (read more)

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My Life With Pablo Neruda (04 Edition)
My Life With Pablo Neruda (04 Edition)
by Matilde Urrutia
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Matilde Urrutia was poet Pablo Nerudas lover, muse, wife, and widow. The Nobel-laureate Chilean wrote The Captains Verses and One Hundred Love Sonnets&#8212;two of the most celebrated volumes of love lyrics in modern Spanish letters&#8212;for her.... (read more)

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Lovely, Lonely Life
Lovely, Lonely Life
by Mary Kelly Black
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These journal entries comprise two volumes of selections (1973-1982, 1983-2003). Volume I includes an Introduction and some biographical memories. As Stephane Mallarme considered literature the antithesis of journalism, a journal is often the antithesis... (read more)

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Political Memoir: Essays on the Politics of Memory
Political Memoir: Essays on the Politics of Memory
by Conference On Political Memoirs
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The essays in this volume represent the collaborative findings of a team of British, American and Canadian scholars. They are a pioneering critical study of the genre of political memoir. This genre, problematic as history and literature, is shown to be... (read more)

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Biography: A User's Guide
Biography: A User's Guide
by Carl E Rollyson
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This is the only comprehensive, annotated bibliography of writing about biography. Rollyson, a biographer and scholar of biography, includes chapters on the history of biography (beginning in the Greco-Roman period and concluding with biographers such as... (read more)

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Bama Boy
Bama Boy
by Bobby Morrison
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Bama Boy depicts the author's humble beginnings on a sharecropper's farm in North Carolina. This is a story of Americana, coming-of-age, and personal achievement.... (read more)

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William McKinley and His America
William McKinley and His America
by H. Wayne Morgan
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An extensively revised and expanded edition of the authoritative biography of William McKinley When George W. Bush won the White House, he was the first incumbent Republican governor elected president since William McKinley in 1896. William McKinley was... (read more)

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Life Stories: Profiles from the New Yorker (Modern Library)
Life Stories: Profiles from the New Yorker (Modern Library)
by David Remnick
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One of art's purest challenges is to translate a human being into words. The New Yorker has met this challenge more successfully and more originally than any other modern American journal. It has indelibly shaped the genre known as the Profile. Starting... (read more)

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History of My Life (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)
History of My Life (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)
by Giacomo Casanova
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The name of Giacomo Casanova, Chevalier de Seingalt (1725-98), is now synonymous with amorous exploits, and there are plenty of these, vividly narrated, in his memoirs. But Casanova was not just an energetic lover. In his time he was a diplomat... (read more)

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Eminent Mainers: Succint Biographies of Thousands of Amazing Mainers, Mostly Dead, and a Few People from Away Who Have Done Something U
Eminent Mainers: Succint Biographies of Thousands of Amazing Mainers, Mostly Dead, and a Few People from Away Who Have Done Something U
by Arthur Douglas Stover
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Maine is a rural backwater? Meet Hiram Abrams, born in Portland in 1878 the son of a Russian immigrant real estate broker, attended public schools, left school at age sixteen, sold newspapers, bought a cow and started a dairy?and eventually became the... (read more)

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The Road from Mandalay: A Journey in the Shadow of the East
The Road from Mandalay: A Journey in the Shadow of the East
by Richard Rhodes James
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This is a tale of a life few understand today: the human cost of Empire, where families were torn apart - a father seen once every four years - growing up in the Thirties, a time much talked and written about by those who never knew it; a strange Oxford;... (read more)

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Contemporary Black Biography #120: Contemporary Black Biography: Profiles from the International Black Community
Contemporary Black Biography #120: Contemporary Black Biography: Profiles from the International Black Community
by Cengage Learning (cor) Gale
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Three times a year, this extraordinary reference series provides biographical profiles of important persons of African heritage. Whether they are personalities from the news, selected 20th-century notables, or individuals who are not yet household names,... (read more)

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Washington  Volume Abridgement
Washington Volume Abridgement
by Douglas Sou Freeman
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Washington is the most complete, definitive one-volume biography of George Washington ever written. In 1948 renowned biographer and military historian Douglas Southall Freeman won his second Pulitzer Prize for his new and dramatic reexamination of George... (read more)

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Art Song Composers of Spain: An Encyclopedia
Art Song Composers of Spain: An Encyclopedia
by Suzanne Rhodes Draayer
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Art Song Composers of Spain: An Encyclopedia describes the wealth of vocal repertoire composed by 19th- and 20th-century Spanish song composers. More than 90 composers are discussed in detail with complete biographies, descriptions, and examples of the... (read more)

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