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Federer and Me: A Story of Obsession
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ean: 9781501133947, isbn: 1501133942,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
In this wildly entertaining and informative memoir reminiscent of Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch—but set in the world of tennis—one man recounts his all-consuming obsession with Roger Federer and delves into the fascinating history of professional sports and fandom.For much of the past decade, William Skidelsky has had an obsessive devotion to Roger Federer, whom he considers to be the greatest and most graceful tennis player of all time. In this mesmerizing memoir, Skidelsky ponders what it

We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time
By Anthony Bourdain/Ecco
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ean: 9780062864482, isbn: 0062864483,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
FOREWORD BY LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA AND LUIS A. MIRANDA, JR. The true story of how a group of chefs fed hundreds of thousands of hungry Americans after Hurricane Maria and touched the hearts of many more Chef José Andrés arrived in Puerto Rico four days after Hurricane Maria ripped through the island. The economy was destroyed and for most people there was no clean water, no food, no power, no gas, and no way to communicate with the outside world. Andrés addressed the humanitarian crisis the only

Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History
By Dey Street Books
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ean: 9780062684936, isbn: 0062684930,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“Compelling… this book couldn’t be more timely.” – Jill Abramson, New York Times Book Review From the Recipient of the 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in JournalismUpdated with a new introduction by the authorCalled ''disgraceful,'' ''third-rate,'' and ''not nice'' by Donald Trump, NBC News correspondent Katy Tur reported on—and took flak from—the most captivating and volatile presidential candidate in American history. Katy Tur lived out of a

Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House
By Gallery Books
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mpn: 980136521, ean: 9781982109707, isbn: 198210970X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
#1 New York Times Bestseller The former Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in the Trump White House provides an eye-opening look into the corruption and controversy of the current administration.Few have been a member of Donald Trump’s inner orbit longer than Omarosa Manigault Newman. Their relationship has spanned fifteen years—through four television shows, a presidential campaign, and a year by his side in the most chaotic,

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
By Vintage
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sku: 00-039, mpn: 9780679763307, ean: 9780679763307, isbn: 0679763309,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
WITH A NEW PREFACE BY THE AUTHORIn her bestselling classic, An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison changed the way we think about moods and madness.Dr. Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic-depressive (bipolar) illness; she has also experienced it firsthand. For even while she was pursuing her career in academic medicine, Jamison found herself succumbing to the same exhilarating highs and catastrophic depressions that afflicted many of her patients, as her disorder launched her

Come, reza, ama / Eat, Pray, Love (Spanish Edition)
By Debolsillo
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ean: 9788466330343, isbn: 9788466330343,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Más de 10 millones de personas en el mundo te recomiendan Come, reza, ama.La historia de una mujer en busca del deseado equilibrio entre cuerpo y espíritu. Después de un divorcio traumático seguido de un desengaño amoroso y en plena crisis emocional y espiritual, Elizabeth Gilbert decide empezar de nuevo y emprende un largo viaje que la llevará sucesivamente a Italia, la India e Indonesia, tres escalas geográficas que se corresponden con otras tantas etapas de búsqueda interior. Lúcida

Around the Way Girl: A Memoir
By Atria / 37 INK
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ean: 9781501126000, isbn: 1501126008,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
From Taraji P. Henson, Academy Award nominee, Golden Globe winner, and star of the award-winning film Hidden Figures, comes an inspiring and funny memoir—“a bona fide hit” (Essence)—about family, friends, the hustle required to make it in Hollywood, and the joy of living your own truth.With a sensibility that recalls her beloved screen characters, including Katherine, the NASA mathematician, Yvette, Queenie, Shug, and the iconic Cookie from Empire, Taraji P. Henson writes of her family,

The Last Punisher: A SEAL Team THREE Sniper's True Account of the Battle of Ramadi
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ean: 9781501127267, isbn: 1501127268,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
“One of the very best books to come out of the war in Iraq,” (Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, bestselling author of On Killing), The Last Punisher is a gripping and intimate on-the-ground memoir from a Navy SEAL who was part of SEAL Team THREE with American Sniper Chris Kyle. Experience his deployment, from his first mission to his first kill to his eventual successful return to the United States to play himself in the Oscar-nominated film directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper.The

Georgette Heyer: Biography of a Bestseller
By Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
Georgette Heyer remains an enduring international best seller, read and loved by four generations of readers and extolled by today's best-selling authors. Despite her enormous popularity, she never gave an interview or appeared in public. Georgette Heyer wrote her first novel, The Black Moth, when she was 17 in order to amuse her convalescent brother. It was published in 1921 to instant success, and 90 years later it has never been out of print. A phenomenon even in her own lifetime, to this

The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State
By Tim Duggan Books
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ean: 9781524760434, isbn: 1524760439,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
New York Times Editors’ ChoiceIn this intimate memoir of survival, a former captive of the Islamic State tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story.   Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho, a small village of farmers and shepherds in northern Iraq. A member of the Yazidi community, she and her brothers and sisters lived a quiet life. Nadia had dreams of becoming a history teacher or opening her own beauty salon.   On August 15th, 2014, when Nadia was just twenty-one years old,

Letters of a Woman Homesteader
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781400108015, isbn: 1400108012,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
Letters of a Woman Homesteader presents an outstanding first-person account of life on the American frontier. Elinore Pruitt Stewart took up homesteading in Burnt Fork, Wyoming, in 1909, to prove that a woman could ranch. Her captivating letters, sent to a former employer in Denver, reveal the isolation, the beauty, and the joy of working the prairie.The basis for the acclaimed movie Heartland, this charming chronicle is part of our vanished past. Stewart's courage and her delight in the world

In My Skin: A Memoir of Addiction
By Brand: Arcade Publishing
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ean: 9781611457988, isbn: 9781611457988,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
This is the frank, harrowing, and true story of one young woman’s descent into addiction and prostitution, and the long arduous struggle to reclaim her life. A shy, bookish college graduate, a nice girl from a solid middle-class home but uncertain of her way in life, Kate Holden tried her first hit of heroin as a one-time experiment—an adventure with friends—but the drug took over. Hooked, she lost her job and her apartment, and she stole from her family.   Desperation drove her onto

Ninety Percent Mental: An All-Star Player Turned Mental Skills Coach Reveals the Hidden Game of Baseball
By Da Capo Press
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ean: 9780738233789, isbn: 0738233781,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
Former Major League pitcher and mental skills coach for two of baseball's legendary franchises (the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants) Bob Tewksbury takes fans inside the psychology of baseball.In Ninety Percent Mental, Bob Tewksbury shows readers a side of the game only he can provide, given his singular background as both a longtime MLB pitcher and a mental skills coach for two of the sport's most fabled franchises, the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants. Fans watching the game on

Twenty Years with the Jewish Labor Bund: A Memoir of Interwar Poland (Shofar Supplements in Jewish Studies)
By Purdue University Press
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ean: 9781557537492, isbn: 1557537496,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Bernard Goldstein’s memoir describes a hard world of taverns, toughs, thieves, and prostitutes; of slaughterhouse workers, handcart porters, and wagon drivers; and of fist-and gunfights with everyone from anti-Semites and Communists to hostile police, which is to say that it depicts a totally different view of life in prewar Poland than the one usually portrayed. As such, the book offers a corrective view in the form of social history, one that commands attention and demands respect for the

Abandoned in Hell: The Fight For Vietnam's Firebase Kate
By Dutton Caliber
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780451468093, isbn: 0451468090,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
An astonishing memoir of military courage at a remote outpost during the Vietnam War—includes a foreword by Joseph L. Galloway, New York Times bestselling coauthor of We Were Soldiers Once...and Young.   In October 1969, William Albracht, the youngest Green Beret captain in Vietnam, took command of a remote hilltop outpost called Firebase Kate held by only 27 American soldiers and 156 Montagnard militiamen. At dawn the next morning, three North Vietnamese Army regiments—some six thousand

The Way of the Master (Special & Limited Edition): An Autobiography of a Boy Who Has Become a Living Legend
By Kiew Kit Wong
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ean: 9789834087968, isbn: 9834087969,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
This is the real-life story of a boy who has become a world legend. The book, which is being divided into three parts, records in detail the life of Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit who is an expert in the Shaolin arts: The Formative Years – Traces the early age of Grandmaster Wong and how he learned Shaolin Kungfu, Taijiquan, Zen, chi kung and Chinese medicine from patriarchs of the arts. Building the Foundation – Describes how Grandmaster Wong founded Shaolin Wahnam and started to teach the

D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
By Banner of Truth
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ean: 9780851517292, isbn: 0851517293,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
(2 Volume Set)When Martyn Lloyd-Jones, physician, preacher and Christian Leader, died in 1981, after more then 40 years in London, few knew the remarkable story of his formative earlier years which, in the authorised biography, is now told for the first time..

Living Out Loud: Sports, Cancer, and the Things Worth Fighting
By Flatiron Books
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ean: 9781250125620, isbn: 1250125626,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
New York Times Bestseller“Time is something that cannot be bought, it cannot be wagered with God, and it is not in endless supply. Time is simply how you live your life.” ―Craig SagerThanks to an eccentric wardrobe filled with brightly colored suits and a love of sports that knows no bounds, Craig Sager is one of the most beloved and recognizable broadcasters on television. So when the sports world learned that he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) there was an outpouring of

South Pole: The British Antarctic Expedition (Classics)
By Dell amore Christine
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ean: 9781614280101, isbn: 161428010X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
Although it's a piece of history learned by every British student, the Terra Nova Expedition of 1910-1913 remains an epic story unknown to many. In this ultimate showing of life and boundless bravery, Robert F. Scott and his five-man team battled the elements—traveling through subzero temperatures with motor sledges and ponies—in the hope of being the first to reach this uninhabited territory.Arriving at the South Pole on January 18, 1912, the adventurers were greeted by their worst

The Final Frontiersman: Heimo Korth and His Family, Alone in Alaska's Arctic Wilderness
By Brand: Atria
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ean: 9780743453134, isbn: 0743453131,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
A portrait of the late Alaskan bush frontiersman, told by his cousin, traces his family's adventures on the land's frozen and remote outreaches, describing his unhappy childhood, decision to move his wife and two daughters to the bush, steadfast cultivation of survival skills, and untimely death. 35,000 first printing.Used Book in Good Condition.

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