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  • Ulysses S. Grant : the unlikely hero

    Ulysses S. Grant : the unlikely hero2013

    by Michael Korda

    Series: Eminent Lives

    (593)

    Summary: A lavishly illustrated edition of Michael Korda's acclaimed biography of the man who ended the Civil War, served two terms as president, and wrote one of the most successful military memoirs in...  more »

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    Call #: B GRANT

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  • Dirty rocker boys : love and lust on the Sunset Strip

    Dirty rocker boys : love and lust on the Sunset Strip2013

    by Bobbie Brown

    (2,969)

    Summary: "An uncensored Hollywood tell-all filled with explicit tales of love, sex, and revenge from the video vixen made famous by Warrant's rock anthem "Cherry Pie.""-- Provided by publisher.

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    Call #: B BROWN

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  • Father and son

    Father and son2009

    by Edmund Gosse

    (861)

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    Call #: B GOSSE

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  • Long walk to freedom : the autobiography of Nelson Mandela

    Long walk to freedom : the autobiography of Nelson Mandela2013

    by Nelson Mandela

    (75,022)

    Summary: "As recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, president of the African National Congress, and head of the anti-apartheid movement, Nelson Mandela has been one of the world's great moral and political...  more »

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    Call #: B MANDELA

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  • Short nights of the Shadow Catcher : the epic life and immortal photographs of Edward Curtis

    Short nights of the Shadow Catcher : the epic life and immortal photographs of Edward Curtis2012

    by Timothy Egan

    (9,076)

    Summary: Edward Curtis was charismatic, handsome, a passionate mountaineer, and a famous photographer. He moved in rarefied circles, a friend to presidents, vaudeville stars, and leading thinkers. In 1900,...  more »

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    Call #: B CURTIS

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  • Grandma Gatewood's walk : the inspiring story of the woman who saved the Appalachian Trail

    Grandma Gatewood's walk : the inspiring story of the woman who saved the Appalachian Trail2014

    by Ben Montgomery

    (15,699)

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    Call #: B GATEWOOD

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  • Running for my life : one lost boy's journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games

    Running for my life : one lost boy's journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games2012

    by Lopez Lomong

    (5,684)

    Summary: This is a story about outrunning the devil and achieving the impossible faith, diligence, and the desire to give back. Lomong chronicles his inspiring ascent from a barefoot lost boy of the Sudanese...  more »

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    Call #: B LOMONG

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  • Hard choices

    Hard choices2014

    by Hillary Rodham Clinton

    (14,712)

    Summary: Hillary Clinton's candid reflections about the key moments during her time as Secretary of State, as well as her thoughts about how to navigate the challenges of the 21st century.

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    Call #: B CLINTON

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  • Stronger

    Stronger2014

    by Jeff Bauman

    (3,543)

    Summary: A survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, who helped to set off one of the biggest manhunts in the country's history, discusses his experiences that day and his ongoing mission to walk again...  more »

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    Call #: B BAUMAN

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  • Love, Nina : a nanny writes home

    Love, Nina : a nanny writes home2014

    by Nina Stibbe

    (6,414)

    Summary: In 1982, 20-year-old Nina Stibbe moved to London to work as a nanny to two opinionated and lively young boys. In frequent letters home to her sister, Nina described her trials and triumphs.

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    Call #: B STIBBE

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  • Cathedral of the wild : an African journey home

    Cathedral of the wild : an African journey home2014

    by Boyd Varty

    (1,128)

    Summary: Varty's memoir of his life in the exquisite and vast refuge of the Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa.

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    Call #: B VARTY

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  • Frank : the voice

    Frank : the voice2011

    by James Kaplan

    Series: Frank Sinatra (James Kaplan)

    (1,945)

    Summary: A portrait of the entertainer analyzes the private world behind his public persona while surveying his role in popular culture, tracing his life from his rise from the streets of Hoboken to his Oscar-winning performance in "From Here to Eternity."

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    Call #: B SINATRA

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  • Gandhi before India

    Gandhi before India2014

    by Ramachandra Guha

    (1,096)

    Summary: A first volume of a series detailing the life and work of the influential political advocate draws on private papers and other untapped sources to cover his birth in 1869 through his upbringing in...  more »

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    Call #: B GANDHI

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  • Good-bye to all that

    Good-bye to all that1998

    by Robert Graves

    (14,112)

    Summary: "English author Robert Graves says goodbye to England, family, friends, and a way of life."

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    Call #: B GRAVES

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  • John Quincy Adams : American visionary

    John Quincy Adams : American visionary2014

    by Fred Kaplan

    (1,280)

    Summary: A brilliant combination of literary analysis and historical detail, this masterfully written biography of the much misunderstood sixth president of the United States reveals the many sides of this...  more »

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    Call #: B ADAMS

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  • John Wayne : the life and legend

    John Wayne : the life and legend2014

    by Scott Eyman

    (1,165)

    Summary: "A revelatory biography of the enduringly popular John Wayne that draws on more than 100 interviews as well as exclusive access to the files of Wayne's film production company to answer the question...  more »

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    Call #: B WAYNE

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  • Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey : the lost legacy of Highclere Castle

    Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey : the lost legacy of Highclere Castle2011

    by Fiona Carnarvon Countess of

    (19,409)

    Summary: "Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration for the hit PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady...  more »

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    Call #: B CARNARVON

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  • The little girl who fought the Great Depression : Shirley Temple and 1930s America

    The little girl who fought the Great Depression : Shirley Temple and 1930s America2014

    by John F Kasson

    (430)

    Summary: Her image appeared in periodicals and advertisements roughly twenty times daily; she rivaled FDR and Edward VIII as the most photographed person in the world. Her portrait brightened the homes of...  more »

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    Call #: B TEMPLE

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  • My accidental jihad : a love story

    My accidental jihad : a love story2014

    by Krista Bremer

    (1,615)

    Summary: A full-length account of a Pushcart Prize-winning essay describes the author's experiences as the journalist wife of a Libyan-born Muslim with whom she lives in the American south, a relationship...  more »

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    Call #: B BREMER

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  • The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames

    The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames2014

    by Kai Bird

    (3,057)

    Summary: Drawing on extensive interviews with Ames' widow and quotes from his private letters, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer presents a brilliant narrative of the making of America's most influential...  more »

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    Call #: B AMES

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  • The mockingbird next door : life with Harper Lee

    The mockingbird next door : life with Harper Lee2014

    by Marja Mills

    (7,359)

    Summary: "One journalist's memoir of her personal friendship with Harper Lee and her sister, drawing on the extraordinary access they gave her to share the story of their lives. To Kill a Mockingbird by...  more »

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    Call #: B LEE

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  • A lucky child  : a memoir of surviving Auschwitz as a young boy

    A lucky child : a memoir of surviving Auschwitz as a young boy2010

    by Thomas Buergenthal

    (8,929)

    Summary: "Thomas Buergenthal was not quite six years old when he and his parents were forced into a Jewish ghetto in Poland. Four years later, they were placed on a train bound for Auschwitz, where Thomas was...  more »

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    Call #: B BUERGENTHAL

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  • The Nazi officer's wife : how one Jewish woman survived the Holocaust

    The Nazi officer's wife : how one Jewish woman survived the Holocaust2000

    by Edith Hahn-Beer

    (44,325)

    Summary: Edith Hahn tells how she survived the Holocaust, first by going underground, using a Christian friend's identity papers, and eventually marrying Werner Vetter, a Nazi Party member who knew she was Jewish.

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    Call #: B HAHN-BEER

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  • Finding me : a decade of darkness, a life reclaimed : a memoir of the Cleveland kidnappings

    Finding me : a decade of darkness, a life reclaimed : a memoir of the Cleveland kidnappings2014

    by Michelle Knight

    (23,634)

    Summary: Describes the details of the abduction and decade-long captivity of one of the three survivors of notorious Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro, and how she found the courage to endure unimaginable circumstances and never lose hope for the future.

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    Call #: B KNIGHT

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  • True strength : my journey from Hercules to mere mortal and how nearly dying saved my life

    True strength : my journey from Hercules to mere mortal and how nearly dying saved my life2011

    by Kevin Sorbo

    (719)

    Summary: The star of TV's "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" reflects on his childhood in Minnesota, his early acting career, his success playing the role of Hercules, and the health crisis at the height of his career that changed his life.

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    Call #: B SORBO

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  • Not that kind of girl : a young woman tells you what she's

    Not that kind of girl : a young woman tells you what she's "learned"2014

    by Lena Dunham

    (123,235)

    Summary: "If I could take what I've learned and make one menial job easier for you, or prevent you from having the kind of sex where you feel you must keep your sneakers on in case you want to run away during...  more »

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    Call #: B DUNHAM

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  • Off the sidelines : raise your voice, change the world

    Off the sidelines : raise your voice, change the world2014

    by Kirsten Gillibrand

    (1,703)

    Summary: Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: "Decisions are being made every day in...  more »

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    Call #: B GILLIBRAND

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  • Epilogue : a memoir

    Epilogue : a memoir2014

    by Will Boast

    (656)

    Summary: "Will Boast thought he'd lost his family, until a deeply held secret revealed a second chance he never thought he'd have. Having already lost his mother and only brother, twenty-four-year-old Boast...  more »

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    Call #: B BOAST

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  • Yes please

    Yes please2014

    by Amy Poehler

    (456,910)

    Summary: The actress best known for her work on "Parks and Recreation" and "Saturday Night Live" reveals personal stories and offers her humorous take on such topics as love, friendship, parenthood, and her relationship with Tina Fey.

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    Call #: B POEHLER

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  • My life as a foreign country

    My life as a foreign country2014

    by Brian Turner

    (485)

    Summary: "In this ... memoir, award-winning poet Brian Turner retraces his war experience--pre-deployment to combat zone, homecoming to aftermath. Free of self-indulgence or self-glorification, his account...  more »

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    Call #: B TURNER

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  • Michael Jordan : the life

    Michael Jordan : the life2014

    by Roland Lazenby

    (4,931)

    Summary: Traces the life of one of the most legendary basketball players in the history of the sport, drawing upon interviews with Jordan's friends, family, and teammates, and following his career from college to the NBA.

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    Call #: B JORDAN

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  • There was a little girl : the real story of my mother and me

    There was a little girl : the real story of my mother and me2014

    by Brooke Shields

    (3,842)

    Summary: The award-winning actress and best-selling author of Down Came the Rain explores her relationship with her tough single mom, detailing her role in shaping Shields' career, her fierce protectiveness and her struggles with alcohol.

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    Call #: B SHIELDS

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  • Rocks : my life in and out of Aerosmith

    Rocks : my life in and out of Aerosmith2014

    by Joe Perry

    (1,697)

    Summary: Joe Perry exposes his unrepentant, unbridled life as the lead guitarist of Aerosmith. He delves deep into his volatile, profound, and enduring relationship with singer Steve Tyler and reveals the...  more »

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    Call #: B PERRY

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  • Neil Patrick Harris : choose your own autobiography

    Neil Patrick Harris : choose your own autobiography2014

    by Neil Patrick Harris

    (34,920)

    Summary: The Emmy Award-winning star of How I Met Your Mother shares his experiences as a child star, Broadway performer and father in an over-the-top, humorous account creatively designed in the style of the popular interactive adventure series.

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    Call #: B HARRIS

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  • The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League

    The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League2014

    by Jeff Hobbs

    (25,623)

    Summary: Peace was a talented young African-American man who escaped the slums of Newark for Yale University, only to succumb to the dangers of the streets -- and of one's own nature -- when he returned home....  more »

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    Call #: B PEACE

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  • So, anyway ...

    So, anyway ...2014

    by John Cleese

    (12,464)

    Summary: In this rollicking memoir, Cleese takes his readers on a Grand Tour of his ascent in the entertainment world, from his humble beginnings in a sleepy English town and his early comedic days at...  more »

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    Call #: B CLEESE

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  • Our daily bread : the essential Norman Borlaug

    Our daily bread : the essential Norman Borlaug2011

    by Noel Vietmeyer

    (135)

    Summary: Norman Borlaug's work in breeding wheat is a large part of the reason the world has not yet run out of food. This is the story of his life and his struggles.

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    Call #: B BORLAUG

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  • Guantanamo diary

    Guantanamo diary2015

    by Mohamedou Ould Slahi

    (3,487)

    Summary: An unprecedented international publishing event: the first and only diary written by a still-imprisoned Guantanamo detainee. Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at...  more »

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    Call #: B SLAHI

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  • Red notice : a true story of high finance, murder, and one man's fight for justice

    Red notice : a true story of high finance, murder, and one man's fight for justice2015

    by Bill Browder

    (58,895)

    Summary: Bill Browder's journey started on the South Side of Chicago and moved through Stanford Business School to the dog-eat-dog world of hedge fund investing in the 1990s. It continued in Moscow, where...  more »

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    Call #: B BROWDER

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  • Pioneer girl : the annotated autobiography

    Pioneer girl : the annotated autobiography2014

    by Laura Ingalls Wilder

    (8,410)

    Summary: "Follows the Ingalls family's journey through Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, back to Minnesota, and on to Dakota Territory, [examining] sixteen years of travels, unforgettable...  more »

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    Call #: B WILDER

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