biography-memoir books
  • Biography & Memoir books
  • Beer Money: A Memoir of Privilege and Loss
    Views : 154
    Pages : 336

    by: Frances Stroh

    Publisher: pHarper

    Book Description

    Detroit’s decadeslong public death spiral mirrors the steady dissolution of one of the city’s most prominent clans: the Stroh family of brewers.

    Stroh, the golden-haired scion of the once-mighty Midwestern beer kings, remembers gr ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 0062393154

    ISBN-13: 9780062393159

    Language: English

  • Champagne Baby: How One Parisian Learned to Love Wine-and Life-the American Way
    Views : 154
    Pages : 336

    by: Laure Dugas

    Publisher: pBallantine Books

    Book Description

    How one Frenchwoman’s stint in New York City helped her find her roots.

    Dugas’ family has been in the wine business since her great-grandmother cultivated their first vines in Champagne back in the 1930s. “As a girl I watche ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 1101884630

    ISBN-13: 9781101884638

    Language: English

  • The Bridge Ladies: A Memoir
    Views : 154
    Pages : 320

    by: Betsy Lerner

    Publisher: pHarper Wave

    Book Description

    A woman reconnects with her mother through her bridge club.

    For more than 50 years, a group of Jewish women in New Haven has gathered every Monday to eat lunch and play bridge. As a young child, Lerner (Food and Loathing: A Lif ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 0062354469

    ISBN-13: 9780062354464

    Language: English

  • The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History
    Views : 154
    Pages : 544

    by: Paul Andrew Hutton

    Publisher: pCrown

    Book Description

    Cultural historian Hutton (History/Univ. of New Mexico; Phil Sheridan and His Army, 1985, etc.) presents the sorry history of white America's persecution of the ferocious tribe that consistently returned their ill treatment measure ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 0770435815

    ISBN-13: 9780770435813

    Language: English

  • Bright, Infinite Future: A Generational Memoir on the Progressive Rise
    Views : 154
    Pages : 400

    by: Mark Green

    Publisher: pSt. Martin's Press

    Book Description

    A memoir that offers reasons for optimism about America’s political future.

    Reflecting on his 50-year adventure in politics, Green (Losing Our Democracy: How Bush, the Far Right & Big Business Are Betraying Americans for ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 1250071577

    ISBN-13: 9781250071576

    Language: English

  • White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World
    Views : 154
    Pages : 256

    by: Geoff Dyer

    Publisher: pPantheon

    Book Description

    In a slender volume that contains multitudes, the award-winning critic and novelist details his travels in such far-flung places as Tahiti and the Arctic Circle.

    In the author’s note, Dyer (Writer-in-Residence/Univ. of Southern ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 1101870850

    ISBN-13: 9781101870853

    Language: English

  • Detroit Hustle: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Home
    Views : 154
    Pages : 272

    by: Amy Haimerl

    Publisher: pRunning Press

    Book Description

    A journalist’s account of how and why she took a chance on a new life and home-rehabilitation project in the down-and-out city of Detroit.

    When former Fortune Small Business senior editor Haimerl and her husband, Karl, de ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 076245735X

    ISBN-13: 9780762457359

    Language: English