Biographies

Change of Seasons: A Memoir John Oates

CHANGE OF SEASONS is the untold story of the life of one half of the most successful pop duo in the world. Relying on handwritten journals, John Oates allows the reader to share the highs and the lows, the triumphs and the failures.

 

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Worthy Fights Leon Panetta

WORTHY FIGHTS is the honest biography of one of the most noted public servants of the last fifty years. Leon Panetta began his career as an army intelligence officer, was elected to congress, became White House Chief of Staff, and after "retiring" took on the role of director of the CIA where he led the planning for...

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage Ann Patchett

THIS IS THE STORY OF A HAPPY MARRIAGE is a blend of essays and memoir by one of the most revered writers of our time. The reader is treated to thoughts of love, life, philosophy and compassion.

 

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Dinner with Dimaggio: Memories of an American Hero Rock Positano

DINNER WITH DIMAGGIO: MEMORIES OF AN AMERICAN HERO is an intimate, personal, up-close look at one of the most private American superstars. These are never before revealed stories that Rock Positano is now sharing. He became Joltin' Joe's closest friend and protector in the last decade of his life.

 

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Larger Than Life: Memories of Carl Martin Hames Carolyn Sloss Ratliff

LARGER THAN LIFE: MEMORIES OF CARL MARTIN HAMES explains, examines and cherishes the life and achievements of one of the most successful private school headmasters in the country. Many of his former students who have published books have added their praise and experiences to the mix.

 

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Life is Gift: Remembrances of John Rowan Claypool, IV Larger Than Life: Memories of Martin Hames Carolyn Sloss Ratliff

LIFE IS GIFT: REMBRANCES OF JOHN ROWAN CLAYPOOL, IV is a collection of tributes to the much loved minister, preacher, theologian, teacher, and author of eleven books.

 

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On My Own Diane Rehm

ON MY OWN explains the motivation that her dying husband's struggle provided Diane Rehm to become the poster person for the "right to die" movement.

 

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill Defender of the Realm, 1940 - 1965 Paul Reid

THE LAST LION: WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL DEFENDER OF THE REALM, 1940 - 1965 chronicles Churchill's life from right after he became prime minister through the war and his last days. Paul Reid joined William Manchester to create this classic, and continued alone after Manchester's death. It is a stand-alone read.

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Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss Margaret Renkl

LATE MIGRATIONS is a series of deep and thoughtful essays about her childhood growing up exploring...

Just Show Up: And Other Enduring Values from Baseball's Iron Man Cal Ripken Jr.
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