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AlexanderMcQueen - blood beneath the skin AlexanderMcQueen - blood beneath the skin

"The first definitive biography of the iconic, notoriously private British fashion designer Alexander McQueen explores the connections between his dark work and even darker life. When forty-year-old Alexander McQueen committed suicide in February 2010, a shocked world mourned the loss. McQueen had risen from humble beginnings as the son of an East London taxi driver to scale the heights of fame, fortune, and glamour. He designed clothes for the world's most beautiful women and royalty, most famo

Sep 2, 2015
Big Freedia - God save the queen diva! Big Freedia - God save the queen diva!

"From the eponymous star of the most popular reality show in Fuse TVs history, this no-holds-barred memoir tells the story of a gay, self-proclaimed mama's boy who exploded onto the formerly underground Bounce music scene--a hip-hop subgenre--and found acceptance, healing, self-expression, and stardom"--Amazon.com.

Sep 2, 2015
Diana - in pursuit of love Diana - in pursuit of love

Aug 31, 2015
Empty hands, a memoir - one woman's journey to save children orphaned by AIDS in South Africa Empty hands, a memoir - one woman's journey to save children orphaned by AIDS in South Africa

"Now 79 years old, Sister Abegail looks back over her life and recounts the remarkable events that led to her becoming the mother of dozens of children orphaned by the AIDS crisis in South Africa"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 2, 2015
Good mourning Good mourning

Aug 28, 2015
Kissinger's shadow - the long reach of America's most controversial statesman Kissinger's shadow - the long reach of America's most controversial statesman

"A new account of America's most controversial diplomat that moves beyond praise or condemnation to reveal Kissinger as the architect of America's current imperial stance."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 28, 2015
Noah Webster - man of many words Noah Webster - man of many words

"A biography on Noah Webster, a controversial political activist, the primary shaper of the American language, and author of the Blue-Backed Spellers and the famous dictionary that bears his name. Illustrated with black-and-white archival images"--

Aug 28, 2015
The making of a Navy SEAL - my story of surviving the toughest challenge and training the best The making of a Navy SEAL - my story of surviving the toughest challenge and training the best

"Brandon Webb's experiences in the world's most elite sniper corps are the stuff of legend. From his grueling years of training in Naval Special Operations to his combat tours in the Persian Gulf and Afghanistan, The Making of a Navy SEAL provides a rare and riveting look at the inner workings of the U.S. military through the eyes of a covert operations specialist,"

Sep 2, 2015