Biographies

Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies Ross King

MAD ENCHANTMENT: CLAUDE MONET AND THE PAINTING OF THE WATER LILIES presents an intimate and revealing portrait of one of the world's most beloved artists. The book allows the reader to peek into Monet's personal lavish lifestyle as well as his greatest artistic achievement.   

 

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Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero Michael Korda

ULYSSES S. GRANT: THE UNLIKELY HERO is a lavishly illustrated biography of a flawed leader. It is a look at his life and his presidency.

 

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Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead Bill Kreutzmann

Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead is a seductive memoir by one of the founding members of the Grateful Dead. It is all you'd expect and more including inside stories about Jerry Garcia, Jimi Hendrix, The Who and every major star of the genre.

 

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Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty Jon Kukla

PATRICK HENRY: CHAMPION OF LIBERTY is the complete biography of one of the most influential founding father. Much of Patrick Henry's personal life is revealed for the first time.

 

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American Wife: Love, War, Faith, and Renewal Taya Kyle

AMERICAN WIFE:  LOVE, WAR, FAITH, AND RENEWAL is a remarkable memoir of love and heartbreak, service and sacrifice, and faith, that will inspire every reader. The widow of American Sniper Chris Kyle gives meaning to his life - and death.

 

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Every Man A Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War Ray Lambert
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Tinsley Harrison, M.D.: Teacher of Medicine Dr. Joe LaRussa

TINSLEY HARRISON, M.D.: TEACHER OF MEDICINE is the biography of one of the most important medical figures of the twentieth century. Dr. LaRussa finishes the epic story began by Dr. James Pittman decades ago. Images and personal interviews tell of the legendary doctor and the UAB, university he helped bring to the...

The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created Jane Leavy

THE BIG FELLA is an examination of Babe Ruth, perhaps the greatest baseball player of all time, and the mythology and cult of celebrity that grew around him as his fame grew. Peavy conducted over 250 interviews and unearthed a treasure trove of heretofore unseen documents to paint a picture of Ruth's influence on the...

The Rules Do Not Apply Ariel Levy

RULES DO NOT APPLY is a powerful memoir that is tragic, inspiring, and most of all, honest. This unique and unconventional woman's life is truly presented in a can't-put-it-down manner.

 

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Liar's Poker: Rising Through Wreckage on Wall Street: 25th Anniversary Edition Michael Lewis

LIAR'S POKER:  RISING THROUGH WRECKAGE ON WALL STREET: 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION is the definitive inside account of Wall Street excesses in the 1980s. It is also wickedly funny, following the author's career from a trainee to a big swinger.

 

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