Biography & Autobiography

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    Reflections of Wrestling's American Dream
    By Dusty Rhodes, By Howard Brody, Foreword by George Steinbrenner
    (Sports Publishing)
    For over two decades of pro wrestling, Dusty “the American Dream” Rhodes dominated the ring. Known for his jaw-dropping antics and bone-crunching skills, Rhodes became one of wrestling’s first superstars. In this riveting narrative, Rhodes chronicles his journey through an industry plagued with political... [READ MORE]
    Hot Rod Hundley: You Gotta Love It Baby!
    By Rod Hundley
    (Sports Publishing)
    Rod Hundey announces Jazz games on radio, TV, and cable and he has the unique distinction of being the only announcer in Jazz history. His broadcasting career includes stints with the New Orleans Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers, and the Phoenix Suns. This charming and fascinating biography captures the life... [READ MORE]
    Grigs!: A Beauuutiful Life
    By Bill Grigsby
    (Sports Publishing)
    It has, most definitely, been A Beauuutiful Life for Bill Grigsby, a Kansas City icon and Grand Master of Ceremony. No one can paint a more illustrious image of Midwestern sports and its famous and not-so-famous participants than the man affectionately known as Grigs. From humble beginnings during the... [READ MORE]
    True Tales of Mishaps, Emergencies, and Miracles from a Montana Physician
    By R. E. Losee, MD, Foreword by Arthur L. Boland, MD
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The four hundred townspeople of Ennis, Montana needed a doctor and Ronald E. Losee, MD, became "Doc." Learning from his failures and rejoicing in his triumphs, he performed appendectomies on a rickety operating-room table, repaired fractured tibiae, and even amputated a leg with a hacksaw. After a two... [READ MORE]
    JFK's Secret Doctor
    The Remarkable Life of Medical Pioneer and Legendary Rock Climber Hans Kraus
    By Susan E.B. Schwartz, Foreword by Yvon Chouinard
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    JFK's Secret Doctor tells a thrilling story of adventure and a historic medical career. Set against the grand panorama of twentieth century world events, it captures the remarkable life and spirit of climber and medical visionary Hans Kraus (1905–1996). Kraus was taught English by writer James Joyce,... [READ MORE]
    Miracle Boy Grows Up
    How the Disability Rights Revolution Saved My Sanity
    By Ben Mattlin
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Ben Mattlin lives a normal, independent life. Why is that interesting? Because Mattlin was born with spinal muscular atrophy, a congenital weakness from which he was expected to die in childhood. Not only did Mattlin live through childhood, he became one of the first students in a wheelchair to attend... [READ MORE]
    Memoir of an Independent Woman
    An Unconventional Life Well Lived
    By Tania Grossinger
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    When you reach the age where there is more to look back at than forward to, what do you regret, if anything? One woman’s brave memoir about a life well lived. It takes a certain kind of woman to have the courage t... [READ MORE]
    The Day After He Left for Iraq
    A Story of Love, Family & Reunion
    By Melissa Seligman
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    We feel for the men and women who are risking their lives at war, but what of the families they’ve left behind? In gorgeous prose, a military wife describes a year in her family’s life—a year in which her husband leaves for war and returns, and prepares again to leave.Melissa Seligman’s son is a newborn,... [READ MORE]
    The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    By Jerry Hopkins
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A quarter of a century after his death, Jimi Hendrix's popularity is undiminished, his place as the preeminent electric guitarist of the age unrivaled. Back in print, with a new introduction, a new epilogue, and an updated discography, The Jimi Hendrix Experience gives the whole story of his legendary... [READ MORE]
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
    An Autobiographical Account of an Escaped Slave and Abolitionist
    By Harriet Ann Jacobs
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    After hiding in her grandmother’s attic for seven years, Harriet Ann Jacobs was finally able to escape servitude—and her master’s sexual abuse—when she fled to the North. Once there, she became a very active abolitionist, and her correspondence with Harriet Beecher Stowe inspired her to write Incidents... [READ MORE]
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