Mrs. Delany (Mary Granville): A Memoir, 1700-1788

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And I think the relationship with my parents was the one that suffered the most from my break with the Mormon Church. The obelisk that called the Washington Monument was completed a hundred years after George Washington had achieved victory and independence for his nation. I was never allowed to crave a man like Knox, who has the kind of power that can protect me no matter what. In addition, the author has edited many of the military manuscripts, articles and correspondence Bayerlein wrote which serve as the backbone of many of the chapters.

Pablo Escobar: My Father

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One time the guy said to her, "We know each other very well by now, don't we. What starts off as an in-depth analysis of James Dean's demise, turns into a fascinating character study of the author's morbid obsession with the actor's death, which alienates him from other Dean fanatics and takes a toll on his marriage. If biography is still thriving, memoir is more feted than it has ever been, with publishers continuing to seek books in which an author explores his or her own personal relationship to a subject.

The "Ex" Factor: Reclaiming My Wife - Part 1

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But this is the story behind the man that wrote it. The stylized illustrations help to tell the story of the years of the great chief's childhood up until he got his name which was Crazy Horse in English or Tashunka Witco in Lakota. I can relate to her recollections of International Women’s Day marches past: As we walked arm in arm, I wondered if the women who had fought for our rights at the turn of the century would have recognized themselves in our faces. … Decades after those protest marches … it struck me that maybe we were the ones who were failing to recognize the women of the past.

Brain Gym and Me - Reclaiming the Pleasure of Learning

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Yet, despite this obstacle she found the determination to continue surfing in her own creative style and proved to herself that the World Surfing Championships were still within reach. This point (minus the peanut butter sandwich analogy) is what Pearls, Politics, and Power is all about. Essence February 1997, 64-66+.. This is an extensive listing of the free ebook offerings, showing the genre (with option to exclude that genre or show only that genre in results) and the length of the ebook.

Walking Nature Home: A Life's Journey (Louann Atkins Temple

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She chose a standard pocket book size to make it accessible to a large number of people, and ended up being picked up by a traditional publisher. Picture Bride Stories by Barbara Kawakami (June 15, hardcover, $39.99, ISBN 978-0-8248-6624-2) reveals the story of the more than 20,000 “picture brides” who immigrated from Japan and Okinawa to Hawaii to marry husbands they knew only through photographs; based on 16 firsthand interviews. Edward William Budgen – or Ted as we all knew him - was born in Redhill in Surrey on 18th August 1934.

A Heart Without A Home: A memoir about homelessness through

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I was never allowed to crave a man like Knox, who has the kind of power that can protect me no matter what. Thus, there’s no way I would have picked up Kate Moses’s Cakewalk to read but for the photograph on the cover, which made me smile. (See, you can judge a book by its cover!) I continued reading it because Moses is a writer of salutary talents. Following the lives of three generations of the Chang family through the turmoil of 20th-century China, this biography is a personal account that casts incandescent light on the lives and experiences of ordinary Chinese people in extraordinary and often evil times.

Memoir Of John Mooney Mead: Who Died At East Hartford,

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Told by each of the band members (and two former members), NOFX looks back at more than thirty years of comedy, tragedy, and completely inexplicable success. Possessing both a layperson's unfettered curiosity and a lawyer's logical mind, Annette Gordon-Reed writes with a style and compassion that are irresistible. Eunice was born in Washington DC, while her officer father was stationed at the War Department. Just received this wonderful book about Highgrove – it is worth every penny.

Holy Smoke?

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In this brave, beautiful, and deeply personal memoir, Laura Bush, one of our most beloved and private first ladies, tells her own extraordinary story. . Chandler spent many hours both playing and later umpiring when injury prevented him from realizing his dreams of a major league career. While most kids my age were sitting in English class waiting for the bell to ring, I was thrown into the deep end of the fashion and modeling pool. So yeah, I'm looking to pick up some interesting biographies or memoirs, preferably written by a German pilot who fought throughout most of the war.

Making the Call (Library Edition): Living With Your

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It is also true that the pace of the way we live now does not often lend itself to reflection. Long The benefits of reading autobiographies, memoirs and diaries include the opportunity to learn valuable life lessons. Most of the original copies were destroyed in a fire. Best remembered for outrageous jokes on Hollywood Squares, as Uncle Arthur from Bewitched, and as the frantic father in Bye Bye Birdie, Paul was never satisfied with his career - or his personal life.

Kim Unscripted: My Unfiltered Life Story

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Nanzig is an editor with ProQuest in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and author of four other books, including 3rd Virginia Cavalry. “Unlike many such memoirs, Hubard’s assessments are critical as well as complimentary of the events and individuals he observed. Meanwhile, we know that before burning the coffin was opened and the corpse was on display. Lust & Wonder by Augusten Burroughs (Mar. 29, hardcover, $26.99, ISBN 978-0-312-34203-6). Full of humor and a honest look at herself, her childhood, and her rise to fame, Kaling’s biography is a look into one of the most entertaining women in Hollywood. “Yoga Bitch: One Woman’s Quest to Conquer Skepticism, Cynicism, and Cigarettes on the Path to Enlightenment” by Suzanne Morrison Suzanne Morrison’s memoir “Yoga Bitch” began as a play performed in New York and gained popularity through its humorous tale of a two-month yoga retreat.