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.   

 

THIS COPY (shown...

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.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Michael Korda on the end paper at his home. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Publisheb...

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.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Jon Kukla at his home.  It is a new, unread first...

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.

 

THIS COPY (shown below)...

Every Man A Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War Ray Lambert
...
Whatever It Took: An American Paratrooper's Extraordinary Memoir of Escape, Survival, and Heroism in the Last Days of World War II Henry Langrehr

WHATEVER IT TOOK is a one of a kind memoir of one paratrooper's drop on D-Day and his couragous struggle to survive. After landing in Sainte-Mère-Église under heavy anti-aircraft fire, his unit suffered numerous casualties, but kept the advancing German tanks at bay. However, he was taken prisoner on June 29, spending...

Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership Edward J. Larson

FRANKLIN & WASHINGTON illuminates the partnership of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, two very different men who perhaps did the most to shape America's image and ideas. Brilliantly written and researched, Larson illustrates how Franklin and Washington worked together and separately to form the country's...

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. Leavy 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.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Ariel Levy at her office.  It is a new,...