Biography & Autobiography

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    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]
    Not Dead Yet
    A Feisty Bohemian Explores the Art of Growing Old
    By Herbert Gold
    (Arcade Publishing)
    An upbeat memoir to savor and admire, Still Alive! proves that in your later years you can still be going strong . . . and having fun! “Old age is a shipwreck,” Charles de Gaulle once observed. Not so, says Herb Gold in this lively, often hilarious memoir of his first seven decades. He is clearly enjoying... [READ MORE]
    Ray Eliot: The Spirit and Legend of Mr. Illini
    By Doug Cartland
    (Sports Publishing)
    This biography of legendary University of Illinois coach Ray Eliot describes a man who loved football and motivating his team. Doug Cartland, writes of his grandfather's life as one to admire, to learn from, and to be inspired by.Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Arcade, Good Books, Sports Publishing,... [READ MORE]
    Sugarbabe
    The Controversial Real Story of a Woman in Search of a Sugar Daddy
    By Holly Hill
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “Attractive, professional, well-spoken, well-dressed 35-year-old woman seeks sugar daddy. I live in Darlinghurst on a 17th floor unit with fantastic skyline views to the harbor. The unit also features very discreet and secure undercover guest parking. I am looking for exclusivity so will (theoretically)... [READ MORE]
    The Roaring Silence: John Cage: A Life
    By David Revill
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Composer John Cage is often described as the most influential musician of the last half-century. He has defined - and continues to define - our whole concept of "avant-garde", not just in music but increasingly as writer and visual artist. "The Roaring Silence" is the first full-length biography of Cage.... [READ MORE]
    Nurse, Come You Here!
    More True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle
    By Mary J MacLeod
    (Arcade Publishing)
    *An iBooks US Bestseller* Mary J. Macleod and her husband left the London area for an idyllic place to raise their young children in the late sixties, and they found the island of Papavray in the Scottish Hebrides. There they bought a croft house on a “small acre” of land, and Mary J. (also known as... [READ MORE]
    House Calls and Hitching Posts
    Stories from Dr. Elton Lehman's Career among the Amish
    With Dorcas Hoover
    (Good Books)
    Medical technology meets rural, Amish values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence when a country-boy-turned-country doctor returns to his roots in Ohio.Medical technology meets rural values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence... [READ MORE]
    Nightwatch: An Inquiry Into Solitude
    Alone On The Prairie With The Hutterites
    By Robert Rhodes
    (Good Books)
    What would compel a daily newspaper journalist, raised in an affluent family in the South, to abandon his career and embark on a spiritual odyssey that would take him, his wife, and young daughter to live among the Plain people of the prairies, the Hutterian Brethren? From 1995 to 2002, the author and... [READ MORE]
    My Train to Freedom
    A Jewish Boy’s Journey from Nazi Europe to a Life of Activism
    By Ivan A. Backer
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The breathtaking memoir by a member of “Nicky’s family,” a group of 669 Czechoslovakian children who escaped the Holocaust through Sir Nicholas Winton’s Kindertransport project, My Train to Freedom relates the trials and achievements of award-winning humanitarian and former Episcopal priest, Ivan Backer.... [READ MORE]
    Breakfast at Sally's
    One Homeless Man's Inspirational Journey
    By Richard LeMieux
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Features a new foreword by the author and a heartfelt endorsement of the book and its mission by Washington State's First Lady, Trudi Inslee! Once a happily married businessman, avid golfer, and the proud owner of several luxury cars and three boats, conservative-minded Richard LeMieux saw his fortune... [READ MORE]
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