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jacket/cover - click for larger view Topsy : the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edision
Michael Daly
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2013; 369 p.; isbn:9780802119049 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Learning to listen : a life caring for children
T. Berry Brazelton, MD.
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The pediatrician relates the life-shaping experiences that inspired his career, from the Texas childhood during which he routinely cared for younger cousins to his revolutionary observations of newborn behavior.
2013; 224 p; isbn:0738216674 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view That's that : a memoir
Colin Broderick.
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359 p; isbn:0307716333 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Loudmouth : tales (and fantasies) of sports, sex, and salvation from behind the microphone
Craig Carton.
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The co-host of the Boomer and Carton Sports Radio show traces the story of his career while sharing his views on manhood and fandom, covering such topics as his suburban youth, long-held affection for the New York Jets, and encounters with celebrated athletes.
2013; 260 p; isbn:1451645708 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The girl who loved camellias : the life and legend of Marie Duplessis
by Julie Kavanagh.
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2013; 288 p.; isbn:0307270793 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Anne Frank : the biography
Melissa Müller ; translated by Rita and Robert Kimber.
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2013; 458 p.; isbn:0805087311 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Ava Gardner : the secret conversations
Peter Evans and Ava Gardner.
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2013; 293 p.; isbn:1451627696 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Doc : a memoir
Dwight Gooden ; and Ellis Henican
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"A brutally honest memoir of talent, addiction, and recovery from one of the greatest baseball pitchers of all time. As a shy nineteen-year-old, Dwight Gooden swept into New York, lifting a team of crazy characters to World Series greatness and giving a beleaguered city a reason to believe. Then he threw it all away. Now, with fresh and sober eyes, ...
2013; 285 p.; isbn:0544027027 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The world's strongest librarian : a memoir of Tourette's, faith, strength, and the power of family
Joshua Hanagarne.
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Traces the public librarian author's inspiring story as a Mormon youth with Tourette's Syndrome who after a sequence of radical and ineffective treatments overcame nightmarish tics through education, military service, and strength training.
2013; 291 p; isbn:1592407870 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Eleven rings : the soul of success
Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty.
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The head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers traces the life experiences and philosophies that inspired his championship-winning techniques, revealing how he forged successful teams by combining talents and promoting trust.
2013; 356 p; isbn:1594205116 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Kafka, the years of insight
Reiner Stach ; translated by Shelley Frisch.
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2013; 682 p.; isbn:0691147515 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Surgeon in blue : Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War doctor who pioneered battlefield care
Scott McGaugh.
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2013; 342 p.; isbn:1611458390 More Information

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