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'Tis: A Memoir (The Frank McCourt Memoirs)

By: Frank McCourt

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Scribner, 1999


Scribner, Hardcover, 1999, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Frank McCourt's glorious childhood memoir, Angela's Ashes, has been loved and celebrated by readers everywhere for its spirit, its wit and its profound humanity. A tale of redemption, in which storytelling itself is the source of salvation, it won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Rarely has a book so swiftly found its place on... View more info

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'Work Hard, Study...and Keep Out of Politics!' Adventures and Lessons from an Unexpected Political L

By: James Baker III

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Putnam Adult, 2006


G. P. Putnam's Sons, Hardcover, 2006, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good; small bump on top and bottom of spine. A revelatory memoir from one of the great political minds of our time. The real inside story of why Gerald Ford did not ask Ronald Reagan to be his running mate in 1976-and why Reagan did not pick Ford in 1980; the battle over Florida 2000; the aborted White House job switch that inadvertently opened the door to the Iran-Contra scandal; the... View more info

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10% Happier

By: Harris, Dan

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Harpercollins, 2014


Nightline anchor Dan Harris embarks on an unexpected, hilarious, and deeply skeptical odyssey through the strange worlds of spirituality and self-help, and discovers a way to get happier that is truly achievable. After having a nationally televised panic attack on Good Morning America, Dan Harris knew he had to make some changes. A lifelong nonbeliever, he found himself on a bizarre adventure, involving a disgraced pastor, a mysterious self-help guru, and a gaggle of br... View more info

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41: A Portrait of My Father

By: George W Bush

Price: $10.95

Publisher: 2014


Forty-four men have served as President of the United States. Countless books have been written about them. But never before has a President told the story of his father, another President, through his own eyes and in his own words. A unique and intimate biography, this book covers the entire scope of President George Bush's life and career, including his service in the Pacific during World War II, his political rise as a Congressman, US Representative to China and the ... View more info

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41: A Portrait of My Father

By: George W. Bush

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Crown Publishing Group, 2015


Crown Publishing Group, Hardcover, 2014, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New, George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, has authored a personal biography of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st President. Forty-three men have served as President of the United States. Countless books have been written about them. But never before has a President told the story of his father, another President, through his own eyes and in his own words. A... View more info

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90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life

By: Don Piper

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Revell, 0


As he is driving home from a minister's conference, Baptist minister Don Piper collides with a semi-truck that crosses into his lane. He is pronounced dead at the scene. For the next 90 minutes, Piper experiences heaven where he is greeted by those who had influenced him spiritually. He hears beautiful music and feels true peace. Back on earth, a passing minister who had also been at the conference is led to pray for Don even though he knows the man is dead. Piper miracu... View more info

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90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life

By: Don Piper

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Revell, 1900


As he is driving home from a minister's conference, Baptist minister Don Piper collides with a semi-truck that crosses into his lane. He is pronounced dead at the scene. For the next 90 minutes, Piper experiences heaven where he is greeted by those who had influenced him spiritually. He hears beautiful music and feels true peace. Back on earth, a passing minister who had also been at the conference is led to pray for Don even though he knows the man is dead. Piper miracu... View more info

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A Beautiful Mind

By: Sylvia Nasar

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2011


Small remainder markIn this powerful and dramatic biography Sylvia Nasar vividly recreates the life of a mathematical genius whose career was cut short by schizophrenia and who, after three decades of devastating mental illness, miraculously recovered and was honored with a Nobel Prize.“How could you, a mathematician, believe that extraterrestrials were sending you messages?” the visitor from Harvard asked the West Virginian with the movie-star look... View more info

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A Big Life in Advertising

By: Lawrence, Mary Wells

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002


One of advertising’s all-time greats, Mary Wells Lawrence, shows us the American ad world from the 1950s through the 1980s in all its brilliance, excitement, fun and craziness. She captures the thrill of being a young copywriter in the 1960s at Doyle Dane Bernbach, working for the dazzling, revolutionary Bill Bernbach (“There was something volcanic [about him] . . . a little like being in the company of Mao or Che or the young Fidel”); how he took on a car rental ... View more info

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A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity A Memoir

By: Bill O'Reilly

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Broadway, 2008


The year was 1957, the month September, and I had just turned eight years old. Dwight Eisenhower was President, but in my life it was the diminutive, intense Sister Mary Lurana who ruled, at least in the third-grade class where I was held captive. For reasons you will soon understand, my parents had remanded me to the penal institution of St. Brigid’s School in Westbury, New York, a cruel and unusual punishment if there ever was one. Already, I had barely survived my ... View more info

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A Family Secret

By: Eric Heuvel

Price: $9.95

Publisher: 0


While searching his grandmother’s attic for likely items to sell at a yard sale, Jeroen finds a photo album that brings back hard memories for his grandmother, Helena. Helena tells Jeroen for the first time about her experiences during the German occupation of the Netherlands during the Second World War, and mourns the loss of her Jewish best friend, Esther. Helena believes that her own father, a policeman and Nazi sympathizer, delivered Esther to the Nazis and that sh... View more info

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A Life at the Center: Memoirs of a Radical Reformer

By: Roy Jenkins

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Random House USA, 1993

Edition: 1st U.S.


Random House USA, Hardcover, 1993, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good; small bump on top and bottom of spine. 1st U.S. Edition. One of Britain's most important political leaders recounts his odyssey through British and world politics and offers penetrating portraits of Wilson, Thatcher, the Kennedys, Nixon, and other memorable personalities. View more info

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A Life on the Road

By: Kuralt, Carles

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group, 1990


Putnam Adult, 1990. Hardcover. Former owners stamp on front free endpaper. John Charles Kuralt on the journey of his life. From a southern boy bitten by wanderlust and wonder, to a curious rover writing for newspapers, radio, and TV, to a CBS News correspondent adventuring around the world--from Cuba and Vietnam to the Congo and the North Pole, to his twenty-plus years roaming the back roads of America. In this engaging memoir, Kuralt relives a lifetime of discovering pl... View more info

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A Long Row of Candles Memoirs and Diaries (1934-1954)

By: Sulzberger, C. L.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Macmillan, 0

Edition: First Edition


Macmillan, [New York], 1969. hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition View more info

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A Mind of My Own: My Life with Robert Maxwell

By: Elisabeth Maxwell

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Harper Collins, 1994

Edition: First


HarperCollins, Hardcover, 1994; First Edition, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. In a painfully honest memoir, Robert Maxwell's wife speaks openly for the first time since his death, revealing the joys and tragedies they shared and her efforts to build a life of her own. View more info