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Pope Francis by
Call Number: BX1378.7 .V35 2015
An biography of Pope Francis and what has shaped him.
I Am Malala by
Call Number: LC2330 .Y69 2013
This biography of Malala Yousafzai of the youngest repentant of the Nobel Peace Prize. I Am Malala doesn't just tell her story but advocates for education of women in Pakistan.
Steve Jobs by
Call Number: QA76.2 .J63 I83 2011
This no holds bar look at one of the titans of the tech industry will leave you both admiring and hating the man behind Apple.
Marley and Me by
Call Number: SF429.L3.G76 2005
The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family in the making and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.
Mennonite in a Little Black Dress by
Call Number: FIC JAN
Mennonite in a Little Black Dress is an immensely moving memoir of healing, certain to touch anyone who has ever had to look homeward in order to move ahead.
The Glass Castle by
Call Number: HV5132.W35 2005
A stunning and life-affirming memoir about surviving a willfully impoverished, eccentric, and severely misguided family.
The Roosevelts by
Call Number: E757 .W296 2014
This companion volume to the PBS documentary distills more than thirty years of thinking and writing about the Roosevelts. Despite the fierce partisanship of their eras, the Roosevelts were far more united than divided.
His Excellency by
Call Number: E312 .E245 2004
Drawing from the newly catalogued Washington papers at the University of Virginia, the author paints a full portrait of Washington's life and career in the context of eighteenth-century America, richly detailing his private life and illustrating the ways in which it influenced his public persona.
John Adams by
Call Number: E322 .M38 2001
The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.
Team of Rivals by
Call Number: E457.45 .G66 2005
This multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history.
The Bully Pulpit by
Call Number: E757 .G66 2013B
A dynamic history of the muckracking press and the first decade of the Progressive era as told through the intense friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft--a close relationship that strengthens both men before it ruptures in 1912 when they engage in a brutal fight for the presidential nomination that cripples the progressive wing of the Republican Party, causing Democrat Woodrow Wilson to be elected, and changing the country's history.
A Walk in the Woods by
Call Number: F106 .B92 1998
Two couch potatoes in their 40s set out to hike the 2200 mile Appalachian Trail.
Eat, Pray, Love by
Call Number: G154.5.G55.A3 2006
In her early thirties, [the author] had everything a modern American woman was supposed to want - husband, country home, successful career - but instead of feeling happy and fulfilled, she felt consumed by panic and confusion. This ... is the story of how she left behind all these outward marks of success, and of what she found in their place. Presents the memoir of a magazine writer's yearlong travels across the world in search of pleasure, guidance, experience, and meaning.
Mastering the Art of French Eating by
Call Number: TX637.M34 2013
The memoir of a young diplomat's wife who must reinvent her dream of living in Paris-one dish at a time When journalist Ann Mah's diplomat husband is given a three-year assignment in Paris, Ann is overjoyed. A lifelong foodie and Francophile, she immediately begins plotting gastronomic adventures à deux. Then her husband is called away to Iraq on a year-long post-alone. Suddenly, Ann's vision of a romantic sojourn in the City of Light is turned upside down.
Call Number: FIC STR
A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.
Author of such biographies as The Wright Brothers; John Adams; Truman; and Mornings on Horseback (Teddy Roosevelt).
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Author of such biographies as No Ordinary Time (Franklin D. Roosevelt); Team of Rivals (Abraham Lincoln); and The Bully Pulpit (Teddy Roosevelt).
Author of biographies about the Wright brothers, Teddy Roosevelt, and First Lady Edith Wilson.