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A full life - reflections at ninety A full life - reflections at ninety

In this autobiography, President "Carter tells what he is proud of and what he might do differently. He discusses his regret at losing his re-election, but how he and Rosalynn pushed on and made a new life and second and third rewarding careers. He is frank about the presidents who have succeeded him, world leaders, and his passions for the causes he cares most about, particularly the condition of women and the deprived people of the developing world"--Amazon.com.

Jul 6, 2015
A very dangerous woman - the lives, loves and lies of Russia's most seductive spy A very dangerous woman - the lives, loves and lies of Russia's most seductive spy

Jul 3, 2015
Autobiography - the story of my experiments with truth Autobiography - the story of my experiments with truth

Portrays the life of Gandhi, describes the development of his nonviolent political protest movement, and discusses his religious beliefs.

Jul 1, 2015
Bastards - a memoir Bastards - a memoir

Jul 6, 2015
Criminal that I am - a memoir Criminal that I am - a memoir

"Criminal That I Am is a defense attorney's account of the criminal justice system as seen through the prism of a particular case: her own. Jennifer Ridha is enlisted to defend Cameron Douglas in a federal drug trafficking case while he is incarcerated in a maximum-security prison under difficult, even dangerous, conditions. As media scrutiny and the pressures of Cameron's case mount and as Jennifer becomes increasingly transfixed by her charismatic but troubled client, he asks her to do the unt

Jul 6, 2015
How did I get here? - making peace with the road not taken - a memoir How did I get here? - making peace with the road not taken - a memoir

Jul 2, 2015
Irrepressible - the Jazz Age life of Henrietta Bingham Irrepressible - the Jazz Age life of Henrietta Bingham

"Raised like a princess in one of the most powerful families in the American South, Henrietta was offered the helm of a publishing empire. Instead, she ripped through the Jazz Age like an F. Scott Fitzgerald character: intoxicating and intoxicated, selfish and shameful, seductive and brilliant, and often terribly troubled. In New York, Louisville, and London she drove men and women wild with desire, and her youth blazed with sex. But her lesbian love affairs made her the subject of derision and

Jul 6, 2015
Mochi's war - the tragedy of Sand Creek Mochi's war - the tragedy of Sand Creek

Jun 30, 2015
One man against the world - the tragedy of Richard Nixon One man against the world - the tragedy of Richard Nixon

Jun 30, 2015
Patton - a genius for war Patton - a genius for war

Offers a detailed look at the life and career of the famous World War II general, and depicts his accomplishments and complex personality.

Jul 1, 2015
The tank man's son - a memoir The tank man's son - a memoir

Mark Bouman recounts the events of his childhood at the hands of his larger-than-life, Neo-Nazi father in brilliant, startling detail in this memoir. From adventure-filled days complete with real-life war games, artillery fire, and tank races to terror-filled nights marked by vicious tirades, brutal beatings, and psychological torture, Mark paints a chilling portrait of family life that is at once whimsical and horrific, all building to a shocking climax that challenges even the broadest boundar

Jul 3, 2015
Three more words Three more words

"Rhodes-Courter expands on life beyond the foster care system, the joys and heartbreak with a family she's created, and her efforts to make peace with her past"--Amazon.com.

Jul 2, 2015
Where the wind leads - a refugee family's miraculous story of loss, rescue, and redemption Where the wind leads - a refugee family's miraculous story of loss, rescue, and redemption

A family's journey from pre-war Vietnam, through pirate attacks in the open sea, to a new home in Fort Smith, Arkansas, where poverty and discrimination could not prevent the author from graduating from Harvard Medical School.

Jul 3, 2015
Yoga for life - a journey to inner peace and freedom Yoga for life - a journey to inner peace and freedom

"From a rebellious young woman with a dangerous heroin habit to a globe-trotting fashion model to 'First Lady of Yoga' (The New York Times), Colleen Saidman Yee tells the remarkable story of how she found herself through the healing power of yoga--and then inspired others to do the same,"--Amazon.com.

Jul 3, 2015