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Josephine Baker: Image and Icon

About the Author Bennetta Jules Rosette is a professor of sociology at the University of California?San Diego and author of the forthcoming book Two Loves: Josephine Baker in Art and Life (Univer [...]

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The Ants Are My Friends: A Celebration of Misheard Lyrics and Other Linguistic Gaffes

Review 'A very amusing book.?Or, possibly, an evilly musing buck.'? ?Guardian Read more About the Author Martin Toseland is a for [...]

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People: The Most Intriguing People of the Century

From the editors of People Magazine, revisit 10 decades of intriguers -- the headliners who most captivated the public imagination, and best captured the spirit of the times. Meet the fares and the knaves, coquettes and [...]

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Chicken with Plums (Pantheon Graphic Novels)

From Publishers Weekly Starred Review. The question of what makes a life worth living has rarely been posed with as much poignancy and ambition as it is in Satrapi's dazzling new effort. Satrapi' [...]

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Transition: Becoming Who I Was Always Meant to Be

Review ?A universal story, one to which all readers can relate: the individual?s search for self.? ? New York Journal of Books?Transition is not only about the journey from female to male; more i [...]

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Visionary Ayahuasca: A Manual for Therapeutic and Spiritual Journeys

Review ?This is the first book that anyone thinking about taking ayahuasca, or taking it again, must own. The manual section is honest, revealing, invaluable, and packed with everything, includin [...]

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Mother Angelica: The Remarkable Story of a Nun, Her Nerve, and a Network of Miracles

From Publishers Weekly In a comprehensive and engaging biography, Arroyo chronicles the life and faith of Mother Angelica, the nun who almost singlehandedly created a religious media empire throu [...]

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My Broken Pieces: Mending the Wounds From Sexual Abuse Through Faith, Family and Love

About the Author Rosie Rivera is the younger sister of the legendary singer Jenni Rivera. Rosie has appeared alongside her sister in the reality show I Love Jenni on Mun2, MTV?s Spanish language [...]

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I'm Proud of You: My Friendship with Fred Rogers

From Publishers Weekly Starred Review. Fred Rogers, the 'gentle icon' of public television's Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, taught generations of children and their parents how to express feelings [...]

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Joe Kubert: A Tribute to the Creator & Mentor

For its second issue, Comic Book Creator magazine — the new voice of the comics medium — pays tribute to the late, great Joe Kubert in a 160-page, double-sized extravaganza! Squeezed between Kubert homage cov [...]

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Don't Call Me Mother: Breaking the Chain of Mother-Daughter Abandonment

Review ...unflinching memoir of discovery and recovery--appropriate for Women's Studies collections, strongly recommended for anyone rejected by their mothers. --Midwest Book Review (Oregon, WI U [...]

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The Complete Clerihews

About the Author E.C. Bentley was born in 1875 and educated at St Paul's School, London, where he met eminent critic and author G K Chesterton, who became his closest friend. Bentley began a life [...]

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A Day in the Life of Tourette Syndrome

About the Author Born in the suburbs of Chicago, Troye Evers began experiencing tics around the age of ten. His Tourette syndrome was not diagnosed until he was eighteen. He suffered through an a [...]

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The Dionne Years A Thirties Melodrama

Examines the lives of the Dionne quintuplets, five identical girls who were born in 1934 and spent the first nine years of their lives separated from their parents and exploited by the media and the Canadian government. [...]

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Anneliese: A Child of War

From the Inside Flap Seven-year-old Anneliese sees a synagogue burn in Frankfurt. Neighbors disappear. German soldiers parade, the war starts, bombs fall. Fear is constant. Evacuation camps. Inde [...]

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Blame It on Vanity

It was no small secret that Denise Matthews was newly christened Vanity, Warner Bros. had announced to the world there was a 'hot new girl in town.' This book is Denise's personal account of her rise to stardom, an in-de [...]

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Scattered Siblings: An Adoptee's Search For His Biological Roots

About the Author The author, Lawrence A. Weeks, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and was given up at birth to be adopted. Just before he was two years old, he was adopted by a family in Euclid, Ohio, [...]

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Stronger Than You Know

An autobiographical self-help book about overcoming the effects of childhood sexual abuse. [...]

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