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Eleanor and Hick the love affair that shaped a First Lady —Quinn, Susan, 1940- author.
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2017
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"In 1933, as her husband assumed the presidency, Eleanor Roosevelt embarked on the claustrophobic, duty-bound existence of the First Lady with dread. By that time, she had put her deep disappointment in her marriage behi...

The Duchess Camilla Parker Bowles and the love affair that rocked the crown —Junor, Penny, author.
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2018
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"In the first in-depth biography of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall--the infamous other woman who made the marriage of Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Diana 'a bit crowded'--royal biographer Penny Junor tells the stor...

They left us everything a memoir —Johnson, Plum, author.
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2016
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After almost twenty years of caring for elderly parents -- first for their senile father, and then for their cantankerous ninety-three-year old mother -- author Plum Johnson and her three younger brothers have finally fa...

Diana her true story-- in her own words —Morton, Andrew, 1953- author.
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2017
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25th anniversary edition featuring exclusive new material.

Ray & Joan the man who made the McDonald's fortune and the woman who gave it all away —Napoli, Lisa, 1963- author.
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2017
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This fall, the movie The Founder will focus the spotlight on Ray Kroc, who amassed a fortune as the chairman of McDonalds. But what about his wife, Joan, who became famous for giving that fortune away? In Ray & Joan, Lis...

Heartland a memoir of working hard and being broke in the richest country on earth —Smarsh, Sarah, author.
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2018
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"An eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in the American Midwest. During Sarah Smarsh's turbulent childhood in Kansas in the 1980s and 1990s, the forces of cyclical poverty and the country's changing economic poli...

Dinner with Edward the story of an unexpected friendship —Vincent, Isabel, 1965- author.
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2016
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When Isabel meets Edward, both are at a crossroads: he wants to follow his late wife to the grave, and she is ready to give up on love. While helping Edward's faraway daughter by checking on her nonagenarian dad, Isabel ...

Maggie Smith a biography —Coveney, Michael, 1948- author.
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2016
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"No one does glamour, severity, girlish charm or tight-lipped witticism better than Dame Maggie Smith. Michael Coveney's biography shines a light on the life and career of a truly remarkable performer, one whose stage an...

The good neighbor the life and work of Fred Rogers —King, Maxwell (Maxwell Evarts Perkins), author.
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2018
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Drawing on original interviews, oral histories and archival documents, the author traces the iconic children's program host's personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work.

Small fry —Brennan-Jobs, Lisa, 1978- author.
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2019
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"A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents--artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs--Lisa Brennan-Jobs's childhood unfolded in a ...

Jimmy Buffett a good life all the way —White, Ryan (Journalist), author.
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2017
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"Acclaimed music critic Ryan White has crafted the first definitive account of Buffett's rise from singing songs for beer to his emergence as a tropical icon and CEO behind the Margaritaville industrial complex, a vast n...

The stranger in the woods the extraordinary story of the last true hermit —Finkel, Michael, author.
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2017
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"In 1986, twenty-year-old Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the woods. He would not have a conversation with another human being until nearly three decades later when...

The best cook in the world tales from my momma's table —Bragg, Rick, author.
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2018
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From the beloved, best-selling author of All over but the shoutin', a delectable, rollicking food memoir, cookbook, and loving tribute to a region, a vanishing history, a family, and, especially, to his mother. Including...

Prince Philip revealed —Seward, Ingrid, author.
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2021
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The son of Greek and Danish royalty, consort to the queen, and the grandfather of Princes Harry and William, Prince Philip has been at the heart of the royal family for decades-yet he remains an enigma to many. Now, Ing...

Robin —Itzkoff, Dave, author.
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2018
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From his rapid-fire stand-up comedy riffs to his breakout role in Mork and Mindy and his performance in Good Will Hunting, Robin Williams was a singularly innovative actor and comedian. He often came across as a man poss...

Saving Charlotte a mother and the power of intuition —Jong, Pia de, author, translator.
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2017
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The author chronicles her newborn daughter's battle with a rare and deadly form of leukemia and the intuitive decision she and her husband made to forego chemotherapy and bring their daughter home to care for her.

Cary Grant a brilliant disguise —Eyman, Scott, 1951- author.
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2021
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"Scott Eyman, author of the New York Times bestseller John Wayne: The Life and Legend, has written an incisive, definitive biography of another great Hollywood legend, Cary Grant, drawing in part on new research into Gra...

The light of the world a memoir —Alexander, Elizabeth, 1962-
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2015
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"In The light of the world, Elizabeth Alexander -- poet, mother, and wife -- finds herself at an existential crossroads after the sudden death of her husband, who was just 49. Reflecting with gratitude on the exquisite b...

All blood runs red the legendary life of Eugene Bullard -- boxer, pilot, soldier, spy —Keith, Phil, 1946-
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2019
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"The incredible life story of Eugene Bullard, the first African American military pilot in WWI, who went on to become a self-taught jazz musician, a Paris nightclub impresario, a spy in the French Resistance and an Ameri...

The space barons Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos —Davenport, Christian, author.
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2018
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The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier. The Space Barons is the story of ...

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