Biography

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CAPOTE: A BIOGRAPHY

Written by Clarke, Gerald
A biography of the American author including his childhood, emergence as a young writer, introduction to the jet set, travels, years of struggle, and descent into a life of alcohol and quarrelsome lovers.
September 21, 2010 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster |
$20.00
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ROUGH MAGIC: RIDING THE WORLD'S LONELIEST HORSE RACE

Written by Prior-Palmer, Lara
For fans of Helen Macdonald's H Is for Hawk, this is the extraordinary debut memoir of a young woman who traveled to Mongolia to compete in the world's longest, toughest horse race, and emerged as its youngest and first-ever female winner
May 7, 2019 | Hardcover | Catapult |
$25.00
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LONG LIVE THE TRIBE OF FATHERLESS GIRLS: A MEMOIR

Written by Madden, T Kira
"As a child in Florida, T Kira Madden lived a life of extravagance--from her exclusive private school to her equestrian trophies and designer shoes, she had plenty to envy. But beneath the surface, life in "the rat's mouth" of Boca Raton was dangerous.
March 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing |
$27.00
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SURVIVAL IN AUSCHWITZ

Written by Levi, Primo
Levi's haunting memoir about his ten months in the German death camp Auschwitz is an unforgettable chronicle of systematic cruelty and miraculous survival. First published in 1947, this bestselling work now includes a new afterword--a fascinating, in-depth conversation between Levi and author Philip Roth.
September 1, 1995 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 192 Pages |
$16.00
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KISSINGER: A BIOGRAPHY (REISSUE)

Written by Isaacson, Walter
A biography of the political figure, based on more than one hundred and fifty interviews with Kissinger and others, chronicles his childhood in Nazi Germany, his rise in politics, and his political relationships.
September 27, 2005 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 896 Pages |
$23.00
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: AN AMERICAN LIFE

Written by Isaacson, Walter
This sweeping narrative chronicles the adventures of the spunky runaway apprentice who became, during his 84-year life, America's best writer, inventor, media baron, scientist, diplomat, and business strategist, as well as one of its most practical and ingenious political leaders.
June 1, 2004 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 608 Pages |
$19.99
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LINCOLN

Written by Donald, David Herbert
The phenomenal national bestseller that is "the Lincoln biography for this generation" (Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.)--now in paperback.
November 5, 1996 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 720 Pages |
$20.00

STANTON: LINCOLN'S WAR SECRETARY

"This exhaustively researched, well-paced book should take its place as the new, standard biography of the ill-tempered man who helped save the Union: It is fair, judicious, authoritative and comprehensive."--The Wall Street Journal "A welcome and significant addition to the ample literature on the Civil War and Reconstruction." --Ron Chernow, author of The New York Times
August 1, 2017 | Hardcover |
$35.00

HOW TO FALL IN LOVE WITH ANYONE: A MEMOIR IN ESSAYS

Written by Mandy Len Catron
In a series of candid essays, Mandy Len Catron takes a closer look at what it means to love someone, be loved, and how we present our love to the world. -- Adapted from publisher's summary.
June 27, 2017 | Hardcover | Simon and Schuster | 256 Pages |
$26.00

WEDDING TOASTS I'LL NEVER GIVE

We hear plenty about whether or not to get married, but much less about what it takes to stay married. Cliches around marriage--eternal bliss, domestic harmony, soul mates--leave out the real stuff. After marriage you may still want to sleep with other people. Sometimes your partner will bore the hell out of you.
May 1, 2017 | Hardcover |
$24.95

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