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Genre: Autobiography

In the Wilderness: Coming of Age in Unknown Country

Poet Kim Barnes grew up in northern Idaho, in the isolated camps where her father worked as a logger and her mother made a modest but comfortable home for her husband and two children. Their lives were short on material wealth, but long on the riches of family and friendship, and the great sheltering power of the wilderness. But in the mid-1960s, as automation and a decli

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Mattress Actress

Mattress Actress is the story of Annika Cleeves eighteen years as a sex worker.Her troubled childhood in Queensland led to working in a brothel on the Sunshine Coast at the age of fifteen, and from there Annika worked her way up to the high-end parlours, agencies and private work in various parts of Australia and internationally.In this book Annika reveals the truth of a

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Slow Motion

Dani Shapiro, a young woman from a deeply religious home, became the girlfriend of a famous and flamboyant married attorney-her best friends stepfather. The moment Lenny Klein entered her life, everything changed: she dropped out of college, began drinking, and neglected her friends and family. But then came a phone call-an accident on a snowy road had left her parents cr

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Perfection: A Memoir of Betrayal and Renewal

When I read Julie Metzs Perfection, I inhaled every word! I loved it, not just for the raw facts of Julies ordeal but even more for the lyrical, insightful point of view from which it was written. Julie writes close to the bone as she searches for meaning and embraces the beauty of an imperfect life.-Sarah LandisIts wonderful--clean, clear, honest, heartbreaking, luc

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Single Mom Seeking: Playdates, Blind Dates, and Other Dispatches from the Dating World

When she hit 30, single mom and romance columnist Rachel Sarah realized that she had been in domestic overdrive too long. Years of dishing up macaroni and cheese, picking Barbie accessories up off the rug, mopping the kitchen floor, and trying to get over her ex had all but shut out the possibility of dating and hot sex again. When her daughter turned three and stopped nur

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Misadventures of a Garden State Yogi: My Humble Quest to Heal My Colitis, Calm My ADD, and Find the Key to Happiness

As a college freshman business major suffering from a variety of anxiety-related maladies, Brian Leaf stumbled into an elective: yoga. It was 1989. All his classmates were female. And men did not yet generally �cry, hug, or do yoga.� But yoga soothed and calmed Leaf as nothing else had. As his hilarious and wise tale shows, Leaf embarked on a quest for health and happiness

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Forgetting to Be Afraid: A Memoir

A deeply personal memoir by one of the country�s brightest new political stars, Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis.On the 26th of June, 2013, Texas state senator Wendy Davis became an overnight political sensation and a hero to womens� rights supporters across the country. Davis stood and spoke on the floor of the state legislature for nearly eleven hours

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Shocked: My Mother, Schiaparelli, and Me

From the acclaimed author of Stuffed: an intimate, richly illustrated memoir, written with charm and panache, that juxtaposes two fascinating lives�the iconoclastic designer Elsa Schiaparelli and the author�s own mother�to explore how a girl fashions herself into a woman.Audrey Morgen Volk, an upper-middle-class New Yorker, was a great beauty and the polished hostess at h

Genre: Autobiography

Senhora das Aguas

Ao se deparar com o momento mais critico de seus quarenta e poucos anos de existencia, a psicologa Gabriela decide viajar a Europa em busca de respostas para as angustiantes perguntas que lhe invadem a alma diante de tal acontecimento.No decorrer de sua peregrinacao, voltam-lhe a mente uma serie de episodios que lhe marcaram a vida desde a mais remota infancia, emergindo,

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Journal of a Solitude

May Sarton�s bestselling memoir of a solitary year spent at the house she bought and renovated�Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is richness of self.� �May SartonMay Sarton�s parrot chatters away as Sarton looks out the window at the rain and contemplates returning to her �real� life�not friends, not even love, but writing. In her bravest and most revealing memo

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