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  • Ronald Reagan : 100 years

    Ronald Reagan : 100 years2010

    (112)

    Summary: An official centennial publication chronicles the fortieth president's life with memorabilia, quotes and personal anecdotes, essays by leading political writers, and more than five hundred photographs.

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    Call #: B REAGAN

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  • Benjamin Franklin : his life as he wrote it

    Benjamin Franklin : his life as he wrote it1990

    (74,920)

    BOOK

    Call #: B FRANKLIN

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  • F*ck it, I'll start tomorrow : a true story

    F*ck it, I'll start tomorrow : a true story2021

    by Action Bronson

    (354)

    Summary: A brutally honest memoir about struggles with weight, food addiction, and the journey to self-acceptance. In his signature voice, Action Bronson shares all that he|s learned in the past decade to...  more »

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    Call #: B ACTION

    Location: New Adult Biographies

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  • It's what I do : a photographer's life of love and war

    It's what I do : a photographer's life of love and war2015

    by Lynsey Addario , photographer

    (10,277)

    Summary: Lynsey Addario was just finding her way as a young photographer when September 11 changed the world. One of the few photojournalists with experience in Afghanistan, she gets the call to return and...  more »

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    Call #: B ADDARIO

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  • Open : an autobiography

    Open : an autobiography2009

    by Andre Agassi

    (91,065)

    Summary: From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.

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    Call #: B AGASSI

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  • Live in love : growing together through life's changes

    Live in love : growing together through life's changes2020

    by Lauren Akins

    (5,380)

    Summary: When country music star Thomas Rhett won the ACM Award for Single of the Year with "Die a Happy Man," his wife, Lauren Akins, was overjoyed. Her childhood best friend and now husband was being...  more »

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    Call #: B AKINS

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Tuesdays with Morrie : an old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson

    Tuesdays with Morrie : an old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson1997

    by Mitch Albom

    (833,261)

    Summary: Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, and gave you sound advice to help you make your way...  more »

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    Call #: B SCHWARTZ

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  • Hell and other destinations : a 21st-century memoir

    Hell and other destinations : a 21st-century memoir2020

    by Madeleine Korbel Albright

    (1,945)

    Summary: In 2001, when Madeleine Albright was leaving office as America's first female secretary of state, interviewers asked her how she wished to be remembered. "I don't want to be remembered," she...  more »

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    Call #: B ALBRIGHT

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • The light of the world : a memoir

    The light of the world : a memoir2015

    by Elizabeth Alexander

    (8,139)

    Summary: " In THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD, Elizabeth Alexander--poet, mother, and wife--finds herself at an existential crossroads after the sudden death of her husband, who was just 49. Reflecting with gratitude...  more »

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    Call #: B ALEXANDER

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  • You don't have to say you love me : a memoir

    You don't have to say you love me : a memoir2017

    by Sherman Alexie

    (15,898)

    Summary: Presents a literary memoir of poems, essays, and intimate family photos that reflect on the author's complicated relationship with his mother and his disadvantaged childhood on a Native American reservation.

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    Call #: B ALEXIE

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  • HRC : state secrets and the rebirth of Hillary Clinton

    HRC : state secrets and the rebirth of Hillary Clinton2015

    by Jonathan Allen

    (1,396)

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    Call #: B CLINTON

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  • A perfect union : Dolly Madison and the creation of the American nation

    A perfect union : Dolly Madison and the creation of the American nation2006

    by Catherine Allgor

    (539)

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    Call #: B MADISON

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  • Bowie : stardust, rayguns & moonage daydreams

    Bowie : stardust, rayguns & moonage daydreams2020

    by Mike Allred , artist

    (852)

    Summary: As one of the most magnetic icons of modern pop culture, David Bowie seduced generations of fans with his music and counterculture persona. While Bowie's legacy as a musician is remarkable and...  more »

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    Call #: B BOWIE

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • His very best : Jimmy Carter, a life

    His very best : Jimmy Carter, a life2020

    by Jonathan Alter

    (721)

    Summary: From one of America's most respected journalists and modern historians comes the first full-length biography of Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States and Nobel Prize-winning...  more »

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    Call #: B CARTER

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Sophia : princess, suffragette, revolutionary

    Sophia : princess, suffragette, revolutionary2015

    by Anita Anand

    (959)

    Summary: "In 1876 Sophia Duleep Singh was born into Indian royalty. Her father, Maharajah Duleep Singh, was heir to the Kingdom of the Sikhs, one of the greatest empires of the Indian subcontinent, a realm...  more »

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    Call #: B DULEEP SINGH

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  • The rose hotel : a memoir of secrets, loss, and love from Iran to America

    The rose hotel : a memoir of secrets, loss, and love from Iran to America2015

    by Rahimeh Andalibian

    (828)

    Summary: "In this powerful memoir, Iran-born author Rahimeh Andalibian tells the story of her family: their struggle to survive the 1979 revolution, their move to California, and their attempts to acculturate...  more »

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    Call #: B ANDALIBIAN

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  • Jackie after Jack : a portrait of the lady

    Jackie after Jack : a portrait of the lady1998

    by Christopher P Andersen

    (422)

    BOOK

    Call #: B ONASSIS

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  • Barbra : the way she is

    Barbra : the way she is2006

    by Christopher P Andersen

    (190)

    BOOK

    Call #: B STREISAND

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  • Home : a memoir of my early years

    Home : a memoir of my early years2008

    by Julie Andrews

    (18,005)

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    Call #: B ANDREWS

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  • Home work : a memoir of my Hollywood years

    Home work : a memoir of my Hollywood years2019

    by Julie Andrews

    (12,864)

    Summary: With this second memoir, Andrews picks up the story with her arrival in Hollywood and her phenomenal rise to fame in her earliest films -- "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music." Andrews describes...  more »

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    Call #: B ANDREWS

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Letter to my daughter

    Letter to my daughter2008

    by Maya Angelou

    (23,819)

    Summary: Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, this book reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning. Whether she is recalling such lost friends as...  more »

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    Call #: B ANGELOU

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • My way : an autobiography

    My way : an autobiography2013

    by Paul Anka

    (294)

    Summary: In My Way the smooth, charismatic singer and songwriter pens his long-awaited autobiography revealing a life that has been much more dramatic than his crooning reveals.

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    Call #: B ANKA

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  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson2003

    by Joyce Oldham Appleby

    Series: American Presidents Series (Times Books)

    (527)

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    Call #: B JEFFERSON

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  • Dr. Mütter's marvels : a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine

    Dr. Mütter's marvels : a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine2014

    by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

    (6,405)

    Summary: A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country's most famous museum of medical oddities. Imagine undergoing an...  more »

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    Call #: B MUTTER

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  • Confessions of a prairie bitch : how I survived Nellie Oleson and learned to love being hated
    Staff Pick

    Confessions of a prairie bitch : how I survived Nellie Oleson and learned to love being hated2011

    by Alison Arngrim

    (14,159)

    Summary: The actress who played the villain Nellie Oleson on the television show "Little House on the Prairie" shares her experiences on the show and discusses her life, from her bohemian childhood in West...  more »

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    Call #: B ARNGRIM

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • A light so lovely : the spiritual legacy of Madeleine L'Engle, author of A Wrinkle in Time

    A light so lovely : the spiritual legacy of Madeleine L'Engle, author of A Wrinkle in Time2018

    by Sarah Arthur

    (559)

    Summary: Madeleine L'Engle's "A Wrinkle in Time" has captured the imagination of millions -- from literary sensation to timeless classic and now a major motion picture. This book tells the story of the woman...  more »

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    Call #: B L'ENGLE

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  • A spoonful of sugar : a memoir

    A spoonful of sugar : a memoir2013

    by Brenda Ashford

    (805)

    Summary: "Brenda Ashford is the quintessential British nanny. Prim and proper, gentle and kind, she seems to have stepped straight out of Mary Poppins. For more than six decades Nanny Brenda swaddled,...  more »

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    Call #: B ASHFORD

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  • Somewhere towards the end

    Somewhere towards the end2008

    by Diana Athill

    (2,212)

    Summary: What is it like to be old? Diana Athill made her reputation as a writer with the candor of her memoirs -- her commitment, in her words, "to understand, to be aware, to touch the truth." Now aged...  more »

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    Call #: B ATHILL

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt2001

    by Louis Auchincloss

    (377)

    BOOK

    Call #: B ROOSEVELT

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  • Patton : a biography

    Patton : a biography2006

    by Alan Axelrod

    (343)

    BOOK

    Call #: B PATTON

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  • Anyone who had a heart : my life and music

    Anyone who had a heart : my life and music2013

    by Burt Bacharach

    (411)

    Summary: Over the past six decades, Burt Bacharach's songwriting has touched millions of listeners all over the world. Here, Bacharach steps out from behind the music to give an honest, engaging look at his...  more »

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    Call #: B BACHARACH

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  • Marilyn Monroe : the final years

    Marilyn Monroe : the final years2012

    by Keith Badman

    (330)

    Summary: Traces the final two years of the iconic star's life, offering insight into the true nature of her relationship with JFK, her actual paternity, her brutal incarceration at a mental asylum, and her sexual exploitation by mobsters.

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    Call #: B MONROE

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  • California dreamin' : Cass Elliot before the Mamas & the Papas
    Staff Pick

    California dreamin' : Cass Elliot before the Mamas & the Papas2017

    by Penelope Bagieu , artist

    (2,446)

    Summary: Before she was the legendary Mama Cass of the folk group The Mamas and the Papas, Ellen Cohen was a teen girl from Baltimore with an incredible voice, incredible confidence, and incredible dreams....  more »

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    Call #: B ELLIOT

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Al Capone : his life, legacy, and legend

    Al Capone : his life, legacy, and legend2016

    by Deirdre Bair

    (533)

    Summary: "From his heyday to the present moment, Al Capone's life has gripped the public imagination, and his gangster persona has been immortalized in the countless movies and books inspired by his exploits....  more »

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    Call #: B CAPONE

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  • Margaret Sanger : a life of passion

    Margaret Sanger : a life of passion2011

    by Jean H Baker

    (247)

    Summary: In this lively new biography, an historian argues convincingly that Margaret Sanger deserves the vaunted place in feminist history she once held. Baker's nuanced account of Sanger's life emphasizes the passion of her convictions.

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    Call #: B SANGER

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  • James Buchanan

    James Buchanan2004

    by Jean H Baker

    (1,319)

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    Call #: B BUCHANAN

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  • The man who ran Washington : the life and times of James A. Baker III

    The man who ran Washington : the life and times of James A. Baker III2020

    by Peter Baker

    (1,204)

    Summary: In the latter half of the twentieth century, no Republican won the presidency without the help of James A. Baker III, and the men he counseled in the Oval Office -- Gerald R. Ford, Ronald Reagan,...  more »

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    Call #: B BAKER

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Nevertheless : a memoir

    Nevertheless : a memoir2017

    by Alec Baldwin

    (4,637)

    Summary: From his work in popular movies to his role as Jack Donaghy on the irreverent series 30 Rock, Baldwin is both a household name and a deeply respected actor. Now he transcends his public persona,...  more »

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    Call #: B BALDWIN

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  • Pelosi

    Pelosi2020

    by Molly Ball

    (1,936)

    Summary: She's the iconic leader who puts Donald Trump in his place, the woman with the toughness to take on a lawless president and defend American democracy. Ever since the Democrats took back the House in...  more »

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    Call #: B PELOSI

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Full circle : from Hollywood to real life and back again

    Full circle : from Hollywood to real life and back again2019

    by Andrea Barber

    (1,848)

    Summary: She grew up in front of the world on the beloved sitcom Full House, but then actress Andrea Barber abruptly left Hollywood. Why did she leave and what did she do for twenty years out of the spotlight...  more »

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    Call #: B BARBER

    Location: Adult Biographies

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