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jacket/cover - click for larger view How to love wine : a memoir and manifesto
Eric Asimov.
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"A beautifully written, thought-provoking combination memoir and manifesto by Eric Asimov, the acclaimed, highly respected chief wine critic for the New York Times"-- Provided by publisher.
2012; 278 p.; isbn:0061802522 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Miracles of life : Shanghai to Shepperton : an autobiography
J.G. Ballard.
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2013; 250 p.; isbn:0871404206 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world
Matthew Goodman
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On November 14, 1889, two young female journalists raced against one another, determined to outdo Jules Verne's fictional hero and circle the globe in less than 80 days. The dramatic race that ensued would span 28,000 miles, captivate the nation, and change both competitors' lives forever
2013; 449 p.; isbn:9780345527264 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Coolidge
Amity Shlaes.
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2013; 565 p.; isbn:0061967556 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The soundtrack of my life
Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis.
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The chief creative officer of Sony Music presents a candid assessment of his life and the past half-century of popular music from an insider's perspective, tracing his work with a wide array of stars and personalities.
2012; 586 p.; isbn:1476714789 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view An anatomy of addiction : Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the miracle drug, cocaine
Howard Markel
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The astonishing account of the decades-long cocaine use of Sigmund Freud and William Halsted. The author discusses the physical and emotional damage caused by the constant use of the then-heralded wonder drug, and of how each man ultimately changed the world in spite of it--or because of it
2011; 314 p.; isbn:9780375423307 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The Hopkins touch : Harry Hopkins and the forging of the alliance to defeat Hitler
David L. Roll.
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2013; 510 p.; isbn:0199891958 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view O.J. in the morning, G&T at night : spirited dispatches on aging with Joie de Vivre
A.E. Hotchner
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""Acclaimed author and feisty nonagenarian Hotchner's witty ruminations about the art of living well into old age...with brio and a touch of his trademark sass, Hotchner writes about rediscovering love after 75, finding joy in a scrappy African gray parrot he named after his longtime friend, Ernest Hemingway, and going on his very first safari ...
2013; 179 p; isbn:9781250028211 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view In the footsteps of Jesus : a chronicle of his life and the origins of Christianity
Jean-Pierre Isbouts.
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Featuring the latest archaeological and historical discoveries, this guide illustrates the people and events that shaped the life of Jesus, from his birth in Bethlehem to his death in Jerusalem.
2012; 367 p.; isbn:1426209878 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson
by Geoffrey C. Ward.
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Presents the life of the first black heavyweight boxing champion, whose flamboyant personality and defiance of racial stereotypes in the early twentieth century often made him the object of public outrage and a target of law enforcement officials.
2004; 492 p.; isbn:0375710043 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Lucky me : my life with--and without--my mom, Shirley MacLaine
Sachi Parker, Frederick Stroppel.
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The daughter of the Hollywood star traces her youth spent moving between her mother's Los Angeles movie sets and her father's home in Japan, her years in boarding schools, and the series of abusive relationships she endured.
2013; 350 p.; isbn:1592407889 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Hitmaker : the man and his music
Tommy Mottola with Cal Fussman.
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A powerful executive in the music industry recounts how a street kid from the Bronx became music's most creative and successful CEO, sharing details about his marriage to Mariah Carey and dealings with the biggest icons in music.
2013; 387 p.; isbn:0446585181 More Information

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