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Flower And The Nettle:: Diaries And Letters Of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1936-1939(Diaries and Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

Their search for privacy took the Lindberghs from the United States to England and then France. Anne Lindbergh sets the record straight here on her husbands prewar visits to Germany. Introduction by the Author; Index; photographs. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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The Big Fix: Hope After Heroin

After surviving nearly a decade of heroin abuse and hard living on the streets of San Francisco�s Tenderloin District, Tracey Helton Mitchell decided to get clean for good.With raw honesty and a poignant perspective on life that only comes from starting at rock bottom, The Big Fix tells her story of transformation from homeless heroin addict to stable mother of three�and

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Telling Secrets

With eloquence, candor and simplicity, Frederick Buechner shares his darkest secrets--his fathers alcohol abuse and suicide. He traces the influence of these events on his life as a son, father, husband, and minister, and explores the healing, hope and love to be found in revealing what has long been hidden.

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The Jew Store

For a real bargain, while youre making a living, you should make also a life. --Aaron BronsonIn 1920, in small-town America, the ubiquitous dry goods store--suits and coats, shoes and hats, work clothes and school clothes, yard goods and notions--was usually owned by Jews and often referred to as the Jew store. Thats how Stella Subermans fathers store, Bronsons

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Memories of a Catholic Girlhood

Tracing her moral struggles to the day she accidentally took a sip of water before her Communion�a mortal sin�Mary McCarthy gives us eight funny and heartrending essays about the illusive and redemptive nature of memory�During the course of writing this, I�ve often wished that I were writing fiction.�Originally published in large part as standalone essays in the�New Yorker

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Scattered Shadows: A Memoir of Blindness and Vision

This extraordinary chronicle from the author of Black Like Me about his loss of sight is a powerful testament to the human spirit.

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The Scientists: A Family Romance

A frank, intelligent, and deeply moving debut memoirWith the precociousness expected of the only child of a doctor and a classical musician�from the time he could get his toddler tongue to a pronounce a word like �De-oxy ribonucleic acid,� or recite a French poem�Marco Roth was able to share his parents� New York, a world centered around house concerts, a private library o

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Sky of Stone(Coalwood)

Homer Hickam won the praise of critics and the devotion of readers with his first two memoirs set in the hardscrabble mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia. The New York Times crowned his first book, the 1 national bestseller October Sky, �an eloquent evocation ... a thoroughly charming memoir.� And People called The Coalwood Way, Hickam�s follow-up to October Sky, �a he

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Rain Or Shine

Chronicles the authors early life as the daughter of a rodeo announcer and a trick rider, whose tumultuous free-spirited relationship is set against the gritty backdrop of the Western rodeo circuit, despite marriage and divorce.

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Making Toast

When his daughter, Amy - a gifted doctor, mother, and wife - collapsed and died from an asymptomatic heart condition, Roger Rosenblatt and his wife, Ginny, left their home on the South Shore of Long Island to move in with their son-in-law, Harris, and their three young grandchildren, six-year-old Jessica, four-year-old Sammy, and one year-old James, known as Bubbies. Long

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