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Vanderbilt the rise and fall of an American dynasty —Cooper, Anderson, author.
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2021
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Anderson Cooper chronicles the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty--his mother's family--the Vanderbilts. When eleven-year-old Cornelius Vanderbilt began to work on his father's small boat ferrying supplies in ...

American daughter : a memoir —Plymale, Stephanie Thornton, author.

The founder of the Heritage Home Foundation nonprofit documents her secret abuse-marked childhood in and out of foster care and what she discovered while investigating the story of her mother's own harrowing past.

This bright future : a memoir —Hall, Bobby, author.

"A raw and unfiltered journey into the life and mind of Bobby Hall, who emerged from the wreckage of a horrifically abusive childhood to become an era-defining artist ... A self-described orphan with parents, Bobby Hall ...

American daughter a memoir —Plymale, Stephanie Thornton, author.
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2021
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The founder of the Heritage Home Foundation nonprofit documents her secret abuse-marked childhood in and out of foster care and what she discovered while investigating the story of her mother's own harrowing past.

The wild truth —McCandless, Carine.

"The spellbinding story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just New York Times bestselling author Jon Krak...

Somebody's daughter : a memoir —Ford, Ashley C., author.

"One of the most prominent voices of her generation debuts with an extraordinarily powerful memoir: the story of a childhood defined by the ever looming absence of her incarcerated father and the path we must take to bot...

Somebody's daughter a memoir —Ford, Ashley C., author, narrator.
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2021
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"One of the most prominent voices of her generation debuts with an extraordinarily powerful memoir: the story of a childhood defined by the ever looming absence of her incarcerated father and the path we must take to bot...

The wild truth —McCandless, Carine.

"The spellbinding story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just New York Times bestselling author Jon Krak...

The wild truth —McCandless, Carine.
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2014
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"The spellbinding story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just New York Times bestselling author Jon Krak...

Call me Tuesday —Byrne, Leigh.

"At eight-years-old, Tuesday Storm's childhood is forever lost when tragedy sends her family spiraling out of control into irrevocable dysfunction. For no apparent reason, Tuesday is singled out from her siblings, blamed...

Filthy beasts a memoir —Hamill, Kirkland, author, narrator.
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2020
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Kirkland Hamill recounts his journey through luxury hotels and food banks, private enclaves and public shame as he confronts his family's many imperfections, accepts his unconventional childhood, and finally comes to ter...

The wild truth —McCandless, Carine.
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2014
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"The spellbinding story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just New York Times bestselling author Jon Krak...

Estranged : leaving family and finding home : a memoir —Gross, Jessica Berger, author.

A powerful, haunting memoir about one woman's childhood of abuse and her harrowing decision to leave it all behind that redefines our understanding of estrangement and the ability to triumph over adversity. To outsiders,...

Brown, white, black : an American family at the intersection of race, gender, sexuality, and religion. —Mehra, Nishta, author.

Essays describe how the author's experiences as an Indian American, the wife of a white Christian woman, and the mother of an adopted black son have been challenged by rigid cultural family norms.

After a while you just get used to it : a tale of family clutter —Knapp, Gwendolyn, 1981-

"A vibrant new voice ups the self-deprecating memoir ante with tragicomic tales of her dysfunctional life in swampland Florida and America's Big Easy. A dive bar palm reader who calls herself the Disco Queen Taiwan; a sl...

More love (less panic) : 7 lessons I learned about life, love, and parenting after we adopted our son from Ethiopia —Knobler, Claude.

Already the biological parents of a seven-year-old son and a five-year-old daughter, Claude Knobler and his wife decided to adopt Nati, a five-year-old Ethiopian boy who seemed different from Knobler in every conceivable...

Her last death : a memoir —Sonnenberg, Susanna, 1965-

Sonnenberg's memoir illuminates her resolve to forge her independence, to become a woman capable of trust and to be a good mother to her own children after being raised by a mother who was a compulsive liar and a drug us...

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