A View from the Trenches: Memoirs of a CIA Case Officer

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These personal accounts also reveal much about issues of shifting morale among both soldiers and civilians, as well as relationships between those two groups; of complex and sometime ambivalent loyalties; and of how individuals understood, remembered, and interpreted the most momentous period in their lives. PBR: Have you ever felt threatened or had a negative experience with a spirit guide? Flieger, Feinde, Kameraden: das Vermachtnis des Eichenlaubtragers Anton Hafner; Rastatt: E.

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My Secret Life: The Complete Volumes 9-11

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As she becomes a leader, Graham belies the myth that one must be a testosterone-charged ex–hockey player like Jack Welch to be a strong, successful CEO. Large, 188 pages, illustrated, soft back. **Biographies of successful embezzlers make good reading because a competent fraudster needs a strong and bold personality to carry off his designs while retaining the confidence of his victims. But also people like Bertie Bowman, who ran away from sharecropping at 13 with everything he owned in a flour sack, but who now manages the hearing room for one of the most prestigious and sensitive committees on Capitol Hill.

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Diary of Love Painful, Dark and Lonely Poems

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Pratchett’s A Slip of the Keyboard sees him on top form discussing sci-fi, fantasy, assisted dying, NHS funding, orang-utans, and Alzheimer’s Andrea Levy’s Six Stories and an Essay (Tinder Press, £12.99) slips into this category by virtue of its opening essay, though many of the stories are also drawn from the life of the Orange Prize-winner. “My heritage is Britain’s story too,” she argues, and this collection deftly shows how modern Britain exists as a result of its immigrant history.

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Twelve years a slave.

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At a whopping and dense 623 pages, the price of £12.99 is a steal. In particular, about the soccer game: you are for or against. Gay, is one of those citizens of Meriwether county who may point with pride to patriotic ancestry, two of his great-grandfathers having served with valor in the revolutionary struggle. All papers are scrupulous in their citation of sources, as you might expect from professional academic historians. Each month we'll feature new titles to help make your selection easier, so check back often to find that new great biography you may have missed!

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The Autobiography of John Gould Fletcher

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His grandfather, Thomas Clark, was born in England, and coming to the United States, settled in South Carolina, where he married. The lady in Boston was delighted that someone on Prince Edward Island (PEI) was doing research on her relative. I thought that with Bill’s No Spin reputation, surely, his book would go even deeper in answering so many unanswered questions. Due to international copyright, availability and pricing may vary outside of the US. “An entertaining and fast-paced book.” — Laurie Vesper, Goodreads reviewer “Hilarious … heartwarming … every woman who has been a mom can recognize herself and her kids.” — Caprice, Goodreads reviewer Stay-at-home mom Heather Hershey hadn’t thought about playing the piano in years.

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50 Jobs in 50 States: One Man's Journey of Discovery Across

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A case could be made that the house is historic simply because Steve spent many of his formative years living in it. Memoirs have been the most popular genre and topics have ranged from the immigrant experience, autism, religion, cooking and business to name just a few. As the lead singer of Queen, Mercury’s amazing four-octave voice was a distinctive element in the band’s unique sound, resulting in more than a dozen million-selling albums through the 1970s, ’80s, and early ’90s.

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Between Two Harbors: Reflections of a Catalina Island

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He has many names, but the world only knows a shadow called the Demon. The question is really this: Does a book about despicable people make good reading? Yes Please is Poehler’s first foray into autobiography, and I imagine there are many more where this came from. If you feel restless and ready for transition, if you are seeking direction and purpose, this critically acclaimed bestseller is for you. Jones is an Australian politician, writer and lawyer, educated at Melbourne University, the first to raise public awareness of global warming ...

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When Their Memories Became Mine: Moving Beyond My Parents'

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Joan Didion asked for – and received – a beautiful baby girl from St. This link is to the Biographies & Memoirs listings, which has 112 free ebooks at the time of this post. If you love small-unit actions, this is the book for you. The narrator of Youth has long been plotting an escape-from the stifling love of his overbearing mother, a father whose failures haunt him, and what he is sure is impending revolution in his native country of South Africa. Many would pay with their lives, among them twenty-one British women in Serbia alone. (p 37) Flora Sandes was a fine brother, the only British woman to officially serve as a soldier in WW1.

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Memoirs of the Life of Henry Van Schaack: Embracing

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The murderers did not, because the autopsy report did not record any such damage to the body. As only she could, Fossey combined her personal adventure story with groundbreaking scientific reporting in an unforgettable portrait of one of our closest primate relatives. Lovelace was a daughter of Hezekiah Embry, a pioneer of Wilkes county. Click on the links above or the navigation buttons on the upper left sidebar to view other titles available. We just allow ourselves to know about others' experiences and we're touched.

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Plain Faith: A True Story of Tragedy, Loss and Leaving the

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So you can see he had plenty to write about if biography had been his bent, but most of his writing efforts went into journalism, letters and diaries. Wishful Drinkingby Carrie Fisher BARGAIN Available through October 15 at AMAZONAMAZON SMILE Deal availability may change without notice! Due to international copyright, availability and pricing may vary outside of the US. One of the most compelling and adored superstars in Latin music history, Selena was nothing short of a phenomenon who shared all of herself with her millions of devoted fans.

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