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Nora: An Ordinary Girl from Inchicore

About the Author Born in Dublin, Nora Szechy was one of ten children. Her daughter?s gift of a blank journal with the request to write about her life gave her the impetus (at 72) to recapture her [...]

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Yiddishlands: A Memoir (Non-Series)

Review 'David Roskies is the only one of his generation who can map the Yiddish literary world after the war with personal stories, vivid portraits of the key players, and extraordinary acumen an [...]

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Country Ragamuffins: Reflections on a Midwestern Farm Childhood

About the Author Maxine Bergerson Werner grew up on a small farm in central Minnesota and is currently retired from many years in public education as a teacher and principal. A lifelong teacher a [...]

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Letter to Louise: A Loving Memoir to the Daughter I Gave Up for Adoption More Than Twenty-Five Years Ago

From Publishers Weekly Award-winning British actress Collins, of Upstairs, Downstairs TV fame, reveals that in 1964, at age 23, she bore a child and then gave her up for adoption. This diary-like [...]

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The Rise of Barack Obama

About the Author Pete Souza is a freelance photographer and assistant professor of photojournalism at Ohio University. He has worked as an official White House photographer for President Ronald R [...]

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The Golden Age of Jewish Achievement

Review Exhaustive examination of Jewish achievement over the past 200 years. Pease, who is not Jewish, explains that from a young age he has had an interest in and empathy for the Jewish people, [...]

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The Book of Kehls

From Publishers Weekly 'Don't you feel so guilty passing it on?' O'Hagan asks another mom who's also passed fatal Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) to her son. It's 'God's will,' the woman answer [...]

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A Yaqui Life: The Personal Chronicle of a Yaqui Indian

From the Back Cover The reminiscences of a Yaqui Indian born in 1896 in northwestern Mexico whose story begins during the Yaqui revolutionary period, continues through the last uprising in 1926, [...]

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Los Ultimos Peregrinos (Spanish Edition)

El contenido de este libro es la experiencia de emigracion a Estados Unidos, narrada en primera persona por sus protagonistas. Un total de 34 protagonistas, entre hombres y mujeres, abrieron sus vidas para darlas a conoc [...]

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Senso Owari: (The War is Ended)

About the Author SGT Vincent Silva lived through 3 1/2 years of torture and brutality at the hands of the Japanese. When he returned to his family after his liberation he tried to forget the horr [...]

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Joey Dunlop: King of the Roads

Review 'a tremendous empathy with bike racers' -- Belfast Telegraph 'a glowing tribute ... from an ardent fan' -- Books Ireland --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition [...]

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Walled Gardens

From Publishers Weekly An Anglo-Irish childhood lived in latter-day Victorian society is evoked in this dryly humorous, silkily literary memoir. Davis-Goff ( Night Tennis ) takes us into the uppe [...]

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The Golden Age of Jewish Achievement

Review Exhaustive examination of Jewish achievement over the past 200 years. Pease, who is not Jewish, explains that from a young age he has had an interest in and empathy for the Jewish people, [...]

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A Man of All Tribes: The Life of Alick Jackomos

Review 'To share the life of Alick Jackomos will be a privilege for those who read this story. Celebration of one's life gives immense pleasure and provides an opportunity to acknowledge how peop [...]

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A Yaqui Life: The Personal Chronicle of a Yaqui Indian

From the Back Cover The reminiscences of a Yaqui Indian born in 1896 in northwestern Mexico whose story begins during the Yaqui revolutionary period, continues through the last uprising in 1926, [...]

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Country Ragamuffins: Reflections on a Midwestern Farm Childhood

About the Author Maxine Bergerson Werner grew up on a small farm in central Minnesota and is currently retired from many years in public education as a teacher and principal. A lifelong teacher a [...]

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Girl Meets God: The Gift of Being a Jewish Woman

About the Author Joannie Tansky is the special projects coordinator for the Montreal Torah Center, as well as the editor of the Center?s magazine, the Mosaic. She is also a member of the Chevra K [...]

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All in My Head: The Autobiography

Review 'An incredibly engaging, fascinating book ... beautifully lyrical.' The John Murray Show, RTE 'A fascinating insight into the mind of a top sports person ... very honest and inspiring.' -- [...]

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One Boy's Flight to Mas Oyama's Japan: Uchi Deshi - Book One

Mere teenagers at the start,Judd Reid (Australia), Nathan Ligo (USA), and Nicolas Pettas (Denmark) were theonly 3 foreign uchi deshi (private residential students) ever recognizedby Mas Oyama with certificates from his g [...]

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Growing Up The First Time

Growing Up The First Time is the compelling story of the lives of four American children who spent their childhood in Shanghai. These children lived with a foot in two cultures, having the benefit of the best and the wor [...]

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