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Biography & True Stories books

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John Xantus The Fort Tejon Letters, 1857-1859 by Ann Zwinger John Xantus The Fort Tejon Letters, 1857-1859

John Xantus was a bit of a charlatan; of that there is little doubt. He lied about his exploits, joined the US Army under an assumed name, and managed to alienate most of the people he met. Yet he became...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2017

Pioneer Girl Perspectives Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder by Nancy Tystad Koupal Pioneer Girl Perspectives Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867?1957) finished her autobiography, Pioneer Girl, in 1930 when she was sixty-three years old. Throughout the 1930s and into the early 1940s, she drew upon her original manuscript to write a successful series of books for young...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

Under the Same Sky by Mojgan Shamsalipoor, Milad Jafari, James Knight Under the Same Sky
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The powerful and incredibly moving story of Mojgan Shamsalipoor and Milad Jafari - two young Iranian asylum seekers who are showing the power of love to conquer all obstacles.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2017

Jefferson's Body A Corporeal Biiography by Maurizio Valsania Jefferson's Body A Corporeal Biiography

What did Thomas Jefferson look like? How did he carry himself? Such questions, reasonable to ask as we look back on a person who lived in a pre-photographic era, are the starting point for this boldly original new work. Maurizio...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2017

Young Henry Ford A Picture History of the First Forty Years by Sidney Olson Young Henry Ford A Picture History of the First Forty Years

Young Henry Ford is a visual and textual presentation of the first forty years of Henry Ford.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2016

Bread A Memoir of Hunger by Lisa Knopp Bread A Memoir of Hunger

This compelling memoir, at once a food and illness narrative, explores the forces that cause eating disorders and disordered eating, including the link between those conditions in women, middle-aged and older, and the fear of aging and ageism.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2016

The Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines The Magnolia Story
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By renovating homes in Waco, Texas, and changing lives in such a winsome and engaging way, Chip and Joanna have become more than just the stars of Fixer Upper, they have become America's new best friends.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2016

The Worst Woman in Sydney The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh by Leigh Straw The Worst Woman in Sydney The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh

Matriarch of the criminal underworld ...or the Robin Hood of inner Sydney? The legend of Kate Leigh, Sydney's famed brothel madam, sly grog seller and drug dealer, has loomed large in TV's Underbelly and every other account of Sydney's criminal...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2016

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Dream House An Intimate Portrait of the Philip Johnson Glass House by Adele Tutter Dream House An Intimate Portrait of the Philip Johnson Glass House

Famous for its transparency, the Philip Johnson Glass House has nonetheless proven vexingly opaque to interpretation. Its architect, Philip Cortelyou Johnson, has been equally elusive. Dream House reveals how this superficially non-representational physical structure encodes aspects of its architect's aspirations,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2016

We Are Charleston: Tragedy And Triumph At Mother Emanuel by Herb Frazier, Bernard Edward Powers Jnr., Marjory Wentworth We Are Charleston: Tragedy And Triumph At Mother Emanuel
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We Are Charleston not only recounts the events of that terrible day but also offers a history lesson that reveals a deeper look at the suffering, triumph, and even the ongoing rage of the people who formed Mother Emanuel A.M.E....
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2016

Algerian Diary Frank Kearns and the Impossible Assignment for Cbs News by Gerald Davis, Tom Fenton Algerian Diary Frank Kearns and the Impossible Assignment for Cbs News
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Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2016

The Rev. J. W. Loguen, as a Slave and as a Freeman A Narrative of Real Life by J. W. Loguen The Rev. J. W. Loguen, as a Slave and as a Freeman A Narrative of Real Life

The Rev. Jermain Wesley Loguen was a pioneering figure in early nineteenthcentury abolitionism and African American literature. A highly respected leader in the AME Zion Church, Rev. Loguen was popularly known as the Underground Railroad King in Syracuse, where he...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2016

Things You Need to Hear Collected Memories of Growing Up in Arkansas, 1890-1980 by Margaret Jones Bolsterli Things You Need to Hear Collected Memories of Growing Up in Arkansas, 1890-1980

Gathers memories of Arkansans from all over the state with widely different backgrounds. In their own words, these people tell of the things they did growing up in the early twentieth century to get an education, what they ate, how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2016

Who are These People Anyway? Chief Irving Powless Jr. of the Onondaga Nation by Lesley Forrester Who are These People Anyway? Chief Irving Powless Jr. of the Onondaga Nation

In the rich tradition of oral storytelling, Chief Irving Powless Jr. of the Beaver Clan of the Onondaga Nation reminds us of an ancient treaty. It promises that the Haudenosaunee people and non-Indigenous North Americans will respect each other's differences...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/02/2016

A House Divided Slavery and Emancipation in Delaware, 1638-1865 by Patience Essah A House Divided Slavery and Emancipation in Delaware, 1638-1865

Patience Essah here examines the introduction, evolution, demise, and final abolition of slavery in Delaware. In deomnstrating the persistence of slavery in Delaware, she raises important questions about postslavery race relations.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2016

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