biography-memoir books
  • Biography & Memoir books
  • Charles Dickens
    Views : 52
    Pages : 176

    by: Jenny Hartley

    Publisher: pOxford University Press

    Book Description

    Restless, tireless, and prolific, Dickens “became an adjective in his own lifetime.”

    As part of Oxford’s informative Introduction series, Hartley (English/Univ. of Roehampton; Charles Dickens and the House of Fallen Women, 20 ... more

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    2017-01-01

    ISBN-10: 0198788169

    ISBN-13: 9780198788164

    Language: English

  • Apollo Pilot: The Memoir of Astronaut Donn Eisele (Outward Odyssey: A People's History of Spaceflight)
    Views : 346
    Pages : 184

    by: Donn Eisele Francis French

    Publisher: pUniversity of Nebraska Press

    Book Description

    A posthumous memoir gives an unsung astronaut his due.

    In the annals of manned space flight, Donn Eisele (1930-1987) would seem to be the forgotten man, his name not as recognizable as that of crewmates Wally Schirra and Walt Cunningham, ... more

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    2017-01-01

    ISBN-10: 0803262833

    ISBN-13: 9780803262836

    Language: English

  • Light Come Shining: The Transformations of Bob Dylan (Inner Lives)
    Views : 381
    Pages : 232

    by: Andrew McCarron

    Publisher: pOxford University Press

    Book Description

    An academic and poet gamely attempts to unravel Bob Dylan’s cryptic psyche.

    This slim, occasionally dense study could easily be retitled “Bob’s Three Crises,” framed as it is by a trio of what McCarron (Religion, Philosophy, and E ... more

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    2017-01-13

    ISBN-10: 0199313474

    ISBN-13: 9780199313471

    Language: English

  • In the Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett
    Views : 33
    Pages : 320

    by: Tony Fletcher

    Publisher: pOxford University Press

    Book Description

    A biography of soul singer “Wicked” Wilson Pickett (1941-2006).

    Born in the rural sharecropping community of Prattville, Alabama, Pickett was known equally for his pious upbringing and participation as a singer in his church as well a ... more

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    2017-01-04

    ISBN-10: 0190252944

    ISBN-13: 9780190252946

    Language: English

  • Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein
    Views : 98
    Pages : 256

    by:

    Publisher: pBlue Rider Press

    Book Description

    A report on the CIA’s interrogation of deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein (1937-2006).

    Former senior CIA analyst Nixon—the first American to question Hussein at length after his 2003 capture following the fall of Baghdad—debuts w ... more

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    2016-12-27

    ISBN-10: 0399575812

    ISBN-13: 9780399575815

    Language: English

  • Books for Living
    Views : 416
    Pages : 288

    by: Will Schwalbe

    Publisher: pKnopf

    Book Description

    A self-help book about books.

    Publishing executive Schwalbe had a bestseller with The End of Your Life Book Club (2012), a poignant memoir about growing up in a reading family and a two-person book club: the author and his ill mot ... more

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    2016-12-27

    ISBN-10: 0385353545

    ISBN-13: 9780385353540

    Language: English

  • Civilianized: A Young Veteran's Memoir
    Views : 8
    Pages : 192

    by: Michael Anthony

    Publisher: pPulp/Zest Books

    Book Description

    A young war veteran tells the story of how his tour in Iraq left him unable to cope with day-to-day civilian life.

    For Anthony (Mass Casualties: A Young Medic's True Story of Death, Deception, and Dishonor in Iraq, 2009, etc.), li ... more

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    2016-12-27

    ISBN-10: 1936976889

    ISBN-13: 9781936976881

    Language: English