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Strindberg: A Life
Sue Prideaux.
 
Publisher: Yale
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780300136937
Daedalus Item Code: 51994
 
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Philomena: The Poignant True Story of a Mother and the Son She Had to ...
Martin Sixsmith. Judi Dench, foreword.
 
Publisher: Pan
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781447245223
Daedalus Item Code: 52842
 
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Mom & Me & Mom
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400066117.  Daedalus Item Code: 52577
 
Returning to the memoir decades after her six-volume autobiography practically re-invented the form, Maya Angelou here charts the most formative relationship of her life in this stirring portrait. ... (Read More)
 
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The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine-Watcher
Lewis Thomas.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140243277.  Daedalus Item Code: 52592
 
This is an intriguing and beautifully written medical memoir from the author of the National Book Award winners The Lives of a Cell and The Medusa and the Snail. Lewis Thomas observes ... (Read More)
 
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Elsewhere: A Memoir
Richard Russo.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307959539.  Daedalus Item Code: 52563
 
After eight commanding works of fiction, including the Pulitzer Prize winner Empire Falls, Richard Russo offers this hilarious, moving, and surprising account of his life, his ... (Read More)
 
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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846142666.  Daedalus Item Code: 52938
 
Although we tend to visualize Mohandas Gandhi in his old age—a peaceful sage leading India on its path toward its independence—many of his ideas and tactics were developed much earlier during his ... (Read More)
 
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An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917–1963
Robert Dallek.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316907927.  Daedalus Item Code: 52588
 
The life and career of the 35th president is given a "comprehensive, judicious, evenhanded, original" (LATimes) assessment in this bestselling 2003 biography by the author of Camelot's ... (Read More)
 
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Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi
Charles Dickens. Richard Findlater, afterword.
Publisher: Pushkin Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781901285949.  Daedalus Item Code: 52941
 
In 1837, the 25-year-old Charles Dickens was asked to rewrite the memoirs of the world-renowned clown and pantomime Joseph Grimaldi, presneted here in a handsome, pocketsized edition. Born to a ... (Read More)
 
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The Wright Brothers
David McCullough.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476728742.  Daedalus Item Code: 59515
 
Two-time Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner David McCullough here tells the surprising, profoundly American story of Wilbur and Orville Wright. On a December day in 1903, in the Outer ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward. Ken Burns, preface.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 52925
 
The Emmy and Peabody Award–winning director of such PBS documentaries as The Civil War, Ken Burns once again teamed up with historian Geoffrey Ward—whose biography of Franklin Roosevelt won ... (Read More)
 
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George Devey: Architect: 1820–1886
Jill Allibone.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718827854.  Daedalus Item Code: 52451
 
A major contributor to the British vernacular architecture revival of the 1860s, George Devey is best remembered for the country houses and estates he designed for the Rothschild family. Featuring ... (Read More)
 
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All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt
John Taliaferro.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416597308.  Daedalus Item Code: 52555
 
From his youthful stint as Abraham Lincoln's assistant to his later years as Theodore Roosevelt's Secretary of State, John Hay was a major force in American politics, witnessing the nation's near ... (Read More)
 
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Hilary Macaskill. Florian Schweizer, foreword. Graham Salter, photos.
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Paula Byrne.
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Aida D. Donald.
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4. Angela's Ashes and 'Tis: Two Memoirs from the Master Storyteller and Pulitzer Prize–Winning Author
Frank McCourt.
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Heinz Linge. Roger Moorhouse, intro. Geoffrey Brooks, trans.
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Terry Alford.
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