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  • Fish out of water : a search for the meaning of life : a memoir

    Fish out of water : a search for the meaning of life : a memoir2021

    by Eric Metaxas

    (201)

    Summary: Metaxas reveals a personal story few have heard, taking us from his mostly happy childhood -- and riotous triumphs at Yale -- to the nightmare of drifting toward a dark abyss of meaninglessness from...  more »

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    Call #: B METAXAS

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • George Washington : the political rise of America's founding father

    George Washington : the political rise of America's founding father2021

    by David O. Stewart

    (57)

    Summary: In this new portrait, historian David O. Stewart unveils the political education that made Washington a master politician -- and America's most essential leader. From Virginia's House of Burgesses,...  more »

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    Call #: B WASHINGTON

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Girl with no job : the crazy beautiful life of an Instagram thirst monster

    Girl with no job : the crazy beautiful life of an Instagram thirst monster2021

    by Claudia Oshry

    (5,695)

    Summary: As the creator of the breakout Instagram account @GirlWithNoJob, Claudia Oshry has turned not wanting an ordinary career into a thriving media company and pop culture-focused podcast and morning...  more »

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    Call #: B OSHRY

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mike Nichols : a life

    Mike Nichols : a life2021

    by Mark Harris

    (1,576)

    Summary: Mike Nichols burst onto the scene as a wunderkind: while still in his twenties, he was half of a hit improv duo with Elaine May that was the talk of the country. Next he directed four consecutive hit...  more »

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    Call #: B NICHOLS

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Just as I am : a memoir

    Just as I am : a memoir2021

    by Cicely Tyson

    (4,246)

    Summary: Tyson has been blessed to grace the stage and screen for six decades. She has been the church girl who once rarely spoke a word; the teenager who sought solace in the verses of the old hymn for which...  more »

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    Call #: B TYSON

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The wreckage of my presence : essays

    The wreckage of my presence : essays2021

    by Casey Wilson

    (3,955)

    Summary: Casey Wilson has a lot on her mind and she isn't afraid to share. In this dazzling collection of essays, skillfully constructed and brimming with emotion, she shares her thoughts on the joys and...  more »

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    Call #: B WILSON

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Every day is a gift : a memoir

    Every day is a gift : a memoir2021

    by Tammy Duckworth

    (958)

    Summary: Daughter of an American father and a Thai-Chinese mother, Duckworth faced discrimination, poverty, and the horrors of war, all before the age of 16. Through these experiences she developed a fierce...  more »

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    Call #: B DUCKWORTH

    Location: New Adult Biographies

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  • Lady Bird Johnson : hiding in plain sight

    Lady Bird Johnson : hiding in plain sight2021

    by Julia Sweig

    (394)

    Summary: In the spring of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson had a decision to make. Just months after moving into the White House under the worst of circumstances -- following the assassination of President...  more »

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    Call #: B JOHNSON

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The beauty of living twice

    The beauty of living twice2021

    by Sharon Stone

    (3,570)

    Summary: Sharon Stone, one of the most renowned actresses in the world, suffered a massive stroke that cost her not only her health, but her career, family, fortune, and global fame. In this book, Stone...  more »

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    Call #: B STONE

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • On the house : a Washington memoir

    On the house : a Washington memoir2021

    by John Boehner

    (3,008)

    Summary: John Boehner is the last of a breed. At a time when the arbiters of American culture were obsessing over organic kale, cold-pressed juice and Soul-Cycling, the man who stood second in line to the...  more »

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    Call #: B BOEHNER

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Broken : (in the best possible way)

    Broken : (in the best possible way)2021

    by Jenny Lawson

    (13,516)

    Summary: As Jenny Lawson's hundreds of thousands of fans know, she suffers from depression. In this book, she explores her experimental treatment of transcranial magnetic stimulation with brutal honesty. But...  more »

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    Call #: B LAWSON

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • No pain, no Gaines : the good stuff doesn't come easy

    No pain, no Gaines : the good stuff doesn't come easy2021

    by Chip Gaines

    (816)

    Summary: Call it a network, a community, a home team. It might be your family, your neighbors, the people you work with. But you need to be intentional about choosing the people in it. Gaines has been...  more »

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    Call #: B GAINES

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Persist

    Persist2021

    by Elizabeth Warren

    (993)

    Summary: Elizabeth Warren is a beacon for everyone who believes that real change can improve the lives of all Americans. Committed, fearless, and famously persistent, she brings her best game to every battle...  more »

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    Call #: B WARREN

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • 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

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Madam Speaker : Nancy Pelosi and the lessons of power

    Madam Speaker : Nancy Pelosi and the lessons of power2021

    by Susan Page

    (380)

    Summary: Nancy D'Alesandro Pelosi didn't begin running for office until she was forty-six years old, her five children mostly out of the nest. Since then she has lived on the cutting edge of the revolution in...  more »

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    Call #: B PELOSI

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • My remarkable journey : a memoir

    My remarkable journey : a memoir2021

    by Katherine G. Johnson

    (230)

    Summary: In 2015, at the age of ninety-seven, Johnson became a global celebrity for her pioneering work as a mathematician on NASA's first flight into space. In this memoir, Katherine shares her personal...  more »

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    Call #: B JOHNSON

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Blow your house down : a story of family, feminism, and treason

    Blow your house down : a story of family, feminism, and treason2021

    by Gina Frangello

    Summary: Gina Frangello spent her early adulthood trying to outrun a youth marked by poverty and violence. Now a long-married wife and devoted mother, the better life she carefully built is emotionally...  more »

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    Call #: B FRANGELLO

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The hope we hold : finding peace in the promises of God

    The hope we hold : finding peace in the promises of God2021

    by Jeremy Vuolo

    (797)

    Summary: Jinger Vuolo did not have what you'd call a typical childhood. The sixth child of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's nineteen, she grew up with the bright lights of television crews in her home, filming...  more »

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    Call #: B VUOLO

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Somebody's daughter : a memoir

    Somebody's daughter : a memoir2021

    by Ashley C. Ford

    (6,202)

    Summary: 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...  more »

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    Call #: B FORD

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The Marathon don't stop : the life and times of Nipsey Hussle

    The Marathon don't stop : the life and times of Nipsey Hussle2021

    by Rob Kenner

    (228)

    Summary: In the ten years since he first met Nipsey Hussle in the offices of Vibe, journalist Rob Kenner followed Hussle's career, paying close attention to the music and business movement he was building in...  more »

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    Call #: B HUSSLE

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Brat : an '80s story

    Brat : an '80s story2021

    by Andrew McCarthy

    (4,664)

    Summary: Most people know Andrew McCarthy from his movie roles in Pretty in Pink, St. Elmo's Fire, Weekend at Bernie's, and Less than Zero, and as a charter member of Hollywood's Brat Pack. That iconic group...  more »

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    Call #: B MCCARTHY

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • House of sticks : a memoir

    House of sticks : a memoir2021

    by Ly Tran

    (418)

    Summary: Ly Tran is just a toddler in 1993 when she and her family immigrate from a small town along the Mekong river in Vietnam to a two-bedroom railroad apartment in Queens. Ly's father, a former lieutenant...  more »

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    Call #: B TRAN

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stronger : courage, hope & humor in my life with John McCain

    Stronger : courage, hope & humor in my life with John McCain2021

    by Cindy McCain

    (107)

    Summary: Cindy Hensley was just out of college when she met and fell in love with the celebrated Navy hero John McCain. They embarked on a thrilling life together that put her at the center of American...  more »

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    Call #: B MCCAIN

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Yearbook

    Yearbook2021

    by Seth Rogen

    (10,983)

    Summary: "Hi! I'm Seth! I was asked to describe my book for the inside flap and for websites and shit like that, so here it goes!!! This is a collection of true stories that I desperately hope are just funny...  more »

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    Call #: B ROGEN

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Billie Eilish

    Billie Eilish2021

    by Billie Eilish

    (1,881)

    Summary: Billie Eilish is a phenomenon. With distinctive visual flare and darkly poignant lyrics that are unparalleled among music icons of the 21st century, Billie is a musician who stands out from the...  more »

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    Call #: B EILISH

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Where you are is not who you are : a memoir

    Where you are is not who you are : a memoir2021

    by Ursula Burns

    Summary: "I am a black woman who doesn't play golf, doesn't belong to or go to any club, doesn't like NASCAR, doesn't like country music, and has a Science degree in engineering. I speak differently, very...  more »

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    Call #: B BURNS

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The man I knew : the amazing story of George H.W. Bush's post-presidency

    The man I knew : the amazing story of George H.W. Bush's post-presidency2021

    by Jean Becker

    (200)

    Summary: This book tells the story of how, after his devastating loss to Bill Clinton in 1992, President George H.W. Bush rebuilt his life, found a way to make a difference, and how, by the time he died in...  more »

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    Call #: B BUSH

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Dear Senthuran : a Black spirit memoir

    Dear Senthuran : a Black spirit memoir2021

    by Akwaeke Emezi

    (475)

    Summary: In three novels, Emezi introduced the landscape of Nigerian childhood through the medium of fiction. Now, the author lifts the veil of invention to reveal the harrowing yet inspiring truths of their...  more »

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    Call #: B EMEZI

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • All the colors came out : a father, a daughter, and a lifetime of lessons

    All the colors came out : a father, a daughter, and a lifetime of lessons2021

    by Kate Fagan

    (197)

    Summary: Kate Fagan and her father forged their relationship on the basketball court, bonded by sweaty high fives and a dedication to the New York Knicks. But as Kate got older, her love of the sport and her...  more »

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    Call #: B FAGAN

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Pops : learning to be a son and a father

    Pops : learning to be a son and a father2021

    by Craig Melvin

    (82)

    Summary: Growing up in Columbia, South Carolina, Melvin had a fraught relationship with his father. Lawrence Melvin was a distant, often absent parent due to his drinking as well as his job working the...  more »

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    Call #: B MELVIN

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The ugly cry : a memoir

    The ugly cry : a memoir2021

    by Danielle Henderson

    (787)

    Summary: Abandoned at ten years old by a mother who wanted to start a new family with her drug-addicted, abusive boyfriend, Danielle was raised by grandparents who thought their child-rearing days had ended...  more »

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    Call #: B HENDERSON

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Crying in H Mart

    Crying in H Mart2021

    by Michelle Zauner

    (21,021)

    Summary: In this exquisite story of family, food, grief, and endurance, Michelle Zauner proves herself far more than a dazzling singer, songwriter, and guitarist. With humor and heart, she tells of growing up...  more »

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    Call #: B ZAUNER

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Average expectations : lessons in lowering the bar

    Average expectations : lessons in lowering the bar2021

    by Shep Rose

    (450)

    Summary: Shep Rose, star of Southern Charm and owner of Shep Gear, shares this irreverent and relatable collection of lessons and anecdotes about living an untamed, genuine life, raising hell yet having fun...  more »

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    Call #: B ROSE

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ted Templeman : a platinum producer's life in music

    Ted Templeman : a platinum producer's life in music2020

    by Ted Templeman

    (358)

    Summary: This autobiography (as told to Greg Renoff) recounts Templeman's remarkable life from child jazz phenom in Santa Cruz, California, in the 1950s to Grammy-winning music executive during the '70s and...  more »

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    Call #: B TEMPLEMAN

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • No time like the future : an optimist considers mortality

    No time like the future : an optimist considers mortality2020

    by Michael J Fox

    (9,140)

    Summary: The actor shares personal stories and observations about illness and health, aging, the strength of family and friends, and how perceptions about time affect the consideration of mortality.

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    Call #: B FOX

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The meaning of Mariah Carey

    The meaning of Mariah Carey2020

    by Mariah Carey

    (15,319)

    Summary: It took me a lifetime to have the courage and the clarity to write my memoir. I want to tell the story of the moments -- the ups and downs, the triumphs and traumas, the debacles and the dreams, that...  more »

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    Call #: B CAREY

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The new Negro : the life of Alain Locke

    The new Negro : the life of Alain Locke2020

    by Jeffrey C Stewart

    (195)

    Summary: A tiny, fastidiously dressed man emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob...  more »

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    Call #: B LOCKE

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Do you feel like I do? : a memoir

    Do you feel like I do? : a memoir2020

    by Peter Frampton

    (709)

    Summary: Frampton was on a path to stardom from an early age, first as the lead singer and guitarist of the Herd and then as co-founder of one of the first supergroups, Humble Pie. As part of a tight-knit...  more »

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    Call #: B FRAMPTON

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • One life

    One life2020

    by Megan Rapinoe

    (7,111)

    Summary: Rapinoe was four years old when she kicked her first soccer ball. Her parents encouraged her love for the game, but taught her that winning was much less important than how she lived her life. Here...  more »

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    Call #: B RAPINOE

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A promised land

    A promised land2020

    by Barack Obama

    (116,012)

    Summary: Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the...  more »

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    Call #: B OBAMA

    Locations: New Adult Biographies, Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 5 details