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jacket/cover - click for larger view Crazy rich : power, scandal, and tragedy inside the Johnson & Johnson dynasty
Jerry Oppenheimer.
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An unauthorized family portrait documents the private lives of the Johnson empire, discussing their high-profile affairs, their struggles with addiction and mental illness, and the obsessions of a dynasty ruler who abandoned his family in favor of his ideals.
2013; 478 p; isbn:0312662114 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Oil and honey : the education of an unlikely activist
Bill McKibben
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"Bill McKibben is not a person you'd expect to find handcuffed in the city jail in Washington, D.C. But that's where he spent three days in the summer of 2011, after leading the largest civil disobedience in thirty years to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. A few months later the protesters would see their efforts rewarded when President Obama agreed ...
2013; 255 p.; isbn:9780805092844 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view No one here gets out alive
by Jerry Hopkins and Danny Sugerman.
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2006; 365 p.; isbn:0446697338 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Just tell me I can't : how Jamie Moyer defied the radar gun and defeated time
Jamie Moyer and Larry Platt.
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275 p.; isbn:1455521582 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Caveat emptor : the secret life of an American art forger
Ken Perenyi.
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Ten years after the case was closed by the FBI, an artist with an uncanny ability to mimic the work of the old masters confesses and describes his thirty-year career as a professional art forger.
2012; 314 p.; isbn:1605983608 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Simple dreams : a musical memoir
Linda Ronstadt.
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The popular singer traces the story of her life and career from her Arizona upbringing in a musical family and her rise to stardom in Southern California to her role in shaping 1970s sounds and her collaborations with fellow artists.
2013; 242 p.; isbn:1451668724 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Salinger
David Shields, Shane Salerno.
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Draws on extensive research and exclusive interviews to share previously undisclosed aspects of the enigmatic writer's life, from his private relationships and service in World War II to his legal concerns and innermost secrets.
2013; 698 p; isbn:1476744831 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Mastering the art of Soviet cooking : a memoir of food and longing
Anya von Bremzen.
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338 p.; isbn:0307886816 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Men we reaped : a memoir
Jesmyn Ward
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A memoir that examines rural poverty and the lingering strains of racism in the South by the author of Salvage the bones
2013; 258 p; isbn:9781608195213 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Wilson
A. Scott Berg.
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2013; 818 p.; isbn:0399159215 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Tiger : the real story
Steve Helling
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At twenty, Tiger Woods made his debut in a Nike commercial. "Hello, World," he said. "Are you ready for me?" The world was ready. His handlers kept a tight rein on the private superstar, carefully controlling his media coverage. Although everyone recognizes Tiger Woods, his true character has remained a mystery. Tiger: The Real Story ...
2010; 310 p. (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm; isbn:9781602858411 More Information

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