Biographies

Offensive Conduct: My Life on the Line John Hannah

OFFENSIVE CONDUCT: MY LIFE ON THER LINE is an inside look at both college and pro football and chronicles the ups and downs of a driven, successful athlete, ultimately and completely redeemed through grace and faith. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of...

Dare to Take Charge: How to Live Your Life on Purpose Judge Glenda Hatchett

DARE TO TAKE CHARGE: HOW TO LIVE YOUR LIFE ON PURPOSE is loaded with insight that will inspire the reader to actually make changes that affect their life in a positive manner. 

 

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I'm Keith Hernandez Keith Hernandez

I'M KEITH HERNANDEZ is the story of the life of one of modern baseball's most talented first basemen. From his youth spent in California sandlots to his storied career with the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets, the man himself offers commentary and details with his trademark humor and frankness. This title...

Don't Blow Yourself Up: The Further True Adventures and Travails of the Rocket Boy of October Sky Homer Hickam

DON'T BLOW YOURSELF UP: THE FURTHER TRUE ADVENTURES AND TRAVAILS OF THE ROCKET BOY OF OCTOBER SKY is a remarkable memoir that takes up after The Rocket Boys concludes and reads like a novel. It is chock full of laugh-out-loud brilliant humor, serious death-defying moments, as well as service to country and...

Rocket Boys Homer Hickam

ROCKET BOYS is the international best-seller made into the blockbuster movie, October Sky featuring a group of boys from a small West Virginia coal-mining town who build rockets that actually fly. Inspired by the Russian Sputnik, they win a gold medal from The National Science Foundation. It was named by ...

The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row Anthony Ray Hinton

THE SUN DOES SHINE: HOW I FOUND LIFE AND FREEDON ON DEATH ROW is the powerful story of a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. His wrongful conviction was finally overturned by famed attorney Bryan Stevenson. This is a must read for all!
 

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The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s William Hitchcock

THE AGE OF EISENHOWER: AMERICA AND THE WORLD IN THE 1950s is a comprehensive look at the Eisenhower administration and the impact it had on the post-WWII world. From Eisenhower's peacekeeping efforts to his early advocacy for civil rights, this page-turner uses primary sources from Eisenhower's presidential library and...

Hemingway in Love: His Own Story A. E. Hotchner

HEMINGWAY IN LOVE: HIS OWN STORY was compiled from years of personal visits and tape recordings. Because of the very sensitive content, A.E. Hotchner's close friendship with Ernest Hemingway and consideration for the feelings of those involved, he waited fifty years to bring out the fascinating truth. 

 

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The Newspaper Boy Chervis Isom

THE NEWSPAPER BOY: COMING OF AGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, DURING THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA is a touching memoir of a Southern boy raised as a racist who has become a beacon in the Civil Rights struggle. This is a wonderful, warm, feel-good turnaround story that will touch all readers.

 

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Brother & Sister: A Memoir Diane Keaton

BROTHER & SISTER is a memoir dedicated to exploring the divergent paths Diane Keaton and her brother Randy took in life. Growing up, they were best friends throughout their idyllic 1950s suburban California childhood, but as they grew older they began to forge different lives: Diane, of course, became a...