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Vanderbilt the rise and fall of an American dynasty —Cooper, Anderson, author.
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Anderson Cooper chronicles the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty--his mother's family--the Vanderbilts. When eleven-year-old Cornelius Vanderbilt began to work on his father's small boat ferrying supplies in ...

Educated a memoir —Westover, Tara.
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"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...

Untamed —Doyle, Glennon, 1976- author.

"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...

Boy from Buchenwald : the true story of a Holocaust survivor —Waisman, Robert, 1931- author.

"A powerful memoir about a Holocaust survivor who was deemed hopeless-and the rehabilitation center that gave him and other teen boys the chance to learn how to live again"-- Provided by publisher.

Somebody's daughter : a memoir —Ford, Ashley C., author.

"One of the most prominent voices of her generation debuts with an extraordinarily powerful memoir: the story of a childhood defined by the ever looming absence of her incarcerated father and the path we must take to bot...

This strange visible air : essays on aging and the writing life —Butala, Sharon, 1940- author.

"A collection of essays on women and aging from Canadian legend Sharon Butala In this incisive collection, Sharon Butala reflects on the ways her life has changed as she's grown old. She knows that society fails the elde...

An embarrassment of Critch's : immature stories from my grown-up life —Critch, Mark, author.

'An Embarrassment of Critch's' is the heartfelt and hilarious story of beloved Canadian comedian Mark Critchs journey from Newfoundland to the national stage - and back home again. Critch lives in St. John's, NL. From th...

The dressmakers of Auschwitz the true story of the women who sewed to survive —Adlington, Lucy, 1970- author.
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'The Dressmakers of Auschwitz' is a powerful chronicle of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes at an extraordinary fashion workshop created within one of the most n...

Too famous : the rich, the powerful, the wishful, the notorious, the damned —Wolff, Michael, 1953- author.

"The bestselling author of Fire and Fury is once again coming for some of the largest power brokers in America as he brings to light their lives, careers, and always equivocal end games"-- Provided by publisher.

Son of a Critch : a childish Newfoundland memoir —Critch, Mark, author.

"A heartfelt and outrageously funny memoir about Newfoundland, family, and being the oddest kid in school What could be better than growing up in the 1980s? How about growing up in 1980s Newfoundland, which as Mark Critc...

Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood —Noah, Trevor, 1984- author, narrator.
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One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of Apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.

Untamed —Doyle, Glennon, 1976- author.
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"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...

Biblioburro a true story from Colombia —Winter, Jeanette, author.
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A man, his burros, and his books bring joy to children in remote Colombian villages in this inspiring book based on a true story by celebrated picture book creator Jeanette Winter. Luis loves to read, but soon his house ...

Off the record —Mansbridge, Peter, author.

Peter Mansbridge invites us to walk the beat with him in this entertaining and revealing look into his life and career, from his early broadcasting days in the remote northern Manitoba community of Churchill to the fast-...

Maid : hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive —Land, Stephanie, 1978- author.

At 28, Stephanie Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams of attending a university and becoming a writer, were cut short when a summer fling turned into a...

The glass castle : a memoir —Walls, Jeannette, author.

The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette's brilliant and charismatic father captur...

Trejo : my life of crime, redemption, and Hollywood —Trejo, Danny, 1944- author.

"For the first time, the full, fascinating, and inspirational true story of Danny Trejo's journey from crime, prison, addiction, and loss to unexpected fame as Hollywood's favorite bad guy with a heart of gold"-- Provide...

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