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Home: A Memoir of My Early Years
Home: A Memoir of My Early Years
by Julie Andrews
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"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... (read more)

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The Jane Austen Guide to Life: Thoughtful Lessons for the Modern Woman
The Jane Austen Guide to Life: Thoughtful Lessons for the Modern Woman
by Lori Smith
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Playfully and poignantly examines Austens life and novels for the timeless advice that still applies for todays women.... (read more)

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Keeping the Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives
Keeping the Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives
by Wayne Flynt
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Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4This historical memoir by the widely recognized scholar, Wayne Flynt, chronicles the inner workings of his academic career at Samford and Auburn Universities, as well as his many... (read more)

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Magical Thinking: True Stories
Magical Thinking: True Stories
by Augusten Burroughs
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"One of the most compelling and screamingly funny voices of the new century belongs to Augusten Burroughs. . . . Burroughs is blessed with an offbeat perspective and a viciously uncensored wit, a delight to read."--USA Today "Augusten Burroughs shows... (read more)

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The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat: Craig Claiborne and the American Food Renaissance
The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat: Craig Claiborne and the American Food Renaissance
by Thomas Mcnamee
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In the 1950s, America was a land of overdone roast beef and canned green beansand#8212;a gastronomic wasteland. Most restaurants relied on frozen, second-rate ingredients and served bogus and#8220;Continentaland#8221; cuisine. Authentic French, Italian... (read more)

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Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero (Eminent Lives)
Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero (Eminent Lives)
by Michael Korda
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Michael Korda is the former editor in chief of Simon & Schuster and the author of many bestselling books. He served in the Royal Air Force and lives in Dutchess County, New York. His biography of Robert E. Lee is forthcoming in the summer of 2014.... (read more)

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Privilege and Scandal: The Remarkable Life of Harriet Spencer, Sister of Georgiana
Privilege and Scandal: The Remarkable Life of Harriet Spencer, Sister of Georgiana
by Janet Gleeson
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“Long before Princess Diana, another member of the Spencer clan lived a whirlwind life of high fashion, marital indiscretion, and harsh media attention . . . [a] page-turner.” —Entertainment Weekly “Janet Gleesons book is a... (read more)

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Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle
Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle
by Fiona Carnarvon
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1. Lady Almina’s wealth contributed to her social success, but far more was required to achieve prestige in her husband’s circles. What special traits and wisdom did she possess? 2. How does Downton Abbey’s Lady Cora Crawley compare to... (read more)

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The Duchess
The Duchess
by Amanda Foreman
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“Georgiana bursts from the pages of Amanda Foremans dazzling biography like the force of nature she undoubtedly was-passionate, political, addicted to gambling, and drunk on life. This is a stunning book about an astonishing woman.” -Simon... (read more)

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The Last Pilgrimage: My Mother's Life and Our Journey to Saying Goodbye
The Last Pilgrimage: My Mother's Life and Our Journey to Saying Goodbye
by Linda Daly
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Linda Daly had a seemingly charmed life: her mother Nancy was married to the head of Warner Bros, and her parents were one of the most prominent couples in Los Angeles. Even their divorce couldnt test the bond between mother and daughter, and their... (read more)

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Serenade: A Memoir of Music and Love from Vienna and Prague to Los Angeles: 1927 to World War II to 2012
Serenade: A Memoir of Music and Love from Vienna and Prague to Los Angeles: 1927 to World War II to 2012
by Carol Jean Delmar
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Serenade is an achingly beautiful memoir which follows the true lives of Franz Jung and Franziska Perger, as told by their daughter, Carol Jean Delmar. The year is 1927. The place is Vienna, Austria. Franziska captivates Franz with her adolescent... (read more)

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Truman
Truman
by David McCullough
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The Pulitzer Prizeand#8211;winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by Americaand#8217;s beloved and distinguished historian.... (read more)

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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
by Alexandra Fuller
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In her 2001 debut, Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller recalled in vivid, often excruciating detail coming of age in Rhodesia as a long civil war raged in neighboring Mozambique and her own country slid down the violent path toward an... (read more)

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Memoir of an Independent Woman: An Unconventional Life Well Lived
Memoir of an Independent Woman: An Unconventional Life Well Lived
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When you reach the age where there is more to look back at than forward to, what do you regret, if anything?  One womans brave memoir about a life well lived. It takes a certain kind of woman to have the courage... (read more)

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Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend
Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend
by Susan Orlean
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One of the most acclaimed nonfiction books of 2011, Susan Orlean’s New York Times bestseller Rin Tin Tin is “an unforgettable book about the mutual devotion between one man and one dog” (The Wall Street Journal). Rin Tin Tin’s... (read more)

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The Governor
The Governor
by Rob Blagojevich
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"Accused of trying to sell Barack Obama's vacated senate seat, impeached as governor of Illinois, and abused as a national joke, Blagojevich recounts his political life in this desperate, unsuccessful bid for redemption. While steadfastly maintaining his... (read more)

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The Force of Things: A Marriage in War and Peace
The Force of Things: A Marriage in War and Peace
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A MASTERPIECE OF LITERARY MEMORY—A POWERFUL EXPLORATION OF THE INTERSECTIONS OF FAMILY, HISTORY, AND MEMORY. “One evening in May 1948, my mother went to a party in New York with her first husband and left it with her second, my father... (read more)

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Backstage with Julia: My Years with Julia Child
Backstage with Julia: My Years with Julia Child
by Nancy Verde Barr
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Acknowledgments. Preface. Chapter 1. Chapter 2. Chapter 3. Chapter 4. Chapter 5. Chapter 6. Chapter 7. Chapter 8. Chapter 9. Chapter 10. Postscript. Resources. Index... (read more)

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Love: The Saint and the Seeker
Love: The Saint and the Seeker
by Christina Stevens
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“God will write through you.” Those were almost the last private words Mother Teresa spoke to acclaimed filmmaker Christina Stevens ~ urging her to share her story with the world. A similar calling had come months earlier, when Mother Teresa... (read more)

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Our Queen
Our Queen
by Robert Hardman
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Inside the world of Elizabeth II. Throughout history, there has been no Monarch like her. She is not merely the oldest Sovereign England has ever known. She is the most worldly. She has travelled further than all her predecessors put together. She has... (read more)

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