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Educated : a memoir —Westover, Tara, author.
Book
2018
12 available of 127 items

"Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "hea...

She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world —Clinton, Chelsea, author.
Book
2017
14 available of 23 items

Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Educated a memoir —Westover, Tara.
Large Print
2018
2 available of 21 items

"Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "hea...

Angela's ashes : a memoir —McCourt, Frank.
Book
1996
84 available of 94 items

Wow, no thank you. : essays —Irby, Samantha, author.
Book
2020
0 available of 9 items

Irby is forty, and increasingly uncomfortable in her own skin despite what Inspirational Instagram Infographics have promised her. She has left her job as a receptionist at a veterinary clinic, has published successful b...

Can't hurt me : master your mind and defy the odds —Goggins, David, 1975- author.
Book
2018
3 available of 13 items

For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare -- poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself fr...

From the ashes : my story of being Métis, homeless, and finding my way —Thistle, Jesse, author.
Book
2019
5 available of 66 items

"From the Ashes is a remarkable memoir about hope and resilience, and a revelatory look into the life of a Métis-Cree man who refused to give up. Abandoned by his parents as a toddler, Jesse Thistle briefly found himsel...

Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption —Hillenbrand, Laura.
Book
2010
44 available of 55 items

On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--L...

Educated a memoir —Westover, Tara, author.
Book On CD
2018
0 available of 11 items

"Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "hea...

Dear girls : intimate tales, untold secrets & advice for living your best life —Wong, Ali, author.
Book
2019
0 available of 21 items

"In her hit Netflix comedy special Baby Cobra, an eight-month pregnant Ali Wong resonated so heavily that she became a popular Halloween costume. Wong told the world her remarkably unfiltered thoughts on marriage, sex, A...

My secret mother : two different lives, one heartbreaking secret : a memoir —Whitsell, Phyllis.
Book
2016
37 available of 43 items

An extraordinary story of forgiveness and compassion, as a daughter's search for her birthmother becomes a journey from abandonment into love. Phyllis Whitsell's story of finding the mother who gave her up for adoption, ...

Untamed —Doyle, Glennon, 1976- author.
Book
2020
3 available of 54 items

"There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it le...

No friend but the mountains : writing from Manus Prison —Boochani, Behrouz, author.
Book
2019
6 available of 26 items

"In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained on Manus Island, a refugee detention centre off the coast of Australia. He has been there ever since. This book is the result. Laboriously tapped out o...

Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race —Shetterly, Margot Lee, author.
Book
2016
36 available of 45 items

MOVIE TIE-IN EDITION. Set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow South and the civil rights movement, drawing on oral histories, personal recollections, interviews, archival documents and more, 'Hidden Figures' is the neve...

The stranger in the woods : the extraordinary story of the last true hermit —Finkel, Michael, author.
Book
2018
25 available of 32 items

"For readers of Jon Krakauer and The lost city of Z, a remarkable tale of survival and solitude -- the true story of a man who lived alone in a tent in the Maine woods, never talking to another person and surviving by st...

A long way home : a memoir [as a five-year-old in India, I got lost on a train. Twenty-five years later, from Australia, I found my way back. This is what happened in between] —Brierley, Saroo, author.
Book
2016
41 available of 55 items

At only five years old, Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India. Unable to read or write or recall the name of his hometown or even his own last name, he survived alone for weeks on the rough streets of Calcutta befo...

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