Memoir & Biography

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  1. Nothing Special

    Nothing Special: The Mostly True, Sometimes Funny Tales of Two Sisters [Hardback]

    Dianne Bilyak (Author)

    £18.50

    ISBN: 9780819580283
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: The Driftless Connecticut Series & Garnet Books
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    A memoir about disability and siblinghood that is honest and hilarious.

    Nothing Special is a disarming tale of two sisters growing up in the 1970s in suburban Connecticut. Older sister Chris, who has Down's Syndrome, is an extrovert with ... .... Learn More
  2. Arlen Specter

    Arlen Specter: A Biography [Hardback]

    Evan Laine (Author)

    £31.00

    ISBN: 9780822946762
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    From his early work as a lawyer on the Warren Commission investigating the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to his days as Philadelphia's district attorney to his thirty-year career as a United States Senator from Pennsylvania, Arlen Spe... .... Learn More
  3. Getting Right with Lincoln

    Getting Right with Lincoln: Correcting Misconceptions about Our Greatest President [Hardback]

    Edward Steers (Author); Joseph Garrera (Foreword)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780813180908
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Of the many presidents and founding figures of the United States, few have garnered more attention than Abraham Lincoln. Much of what we know about Lincoln's life comes from anecdotes providing only brief glimpses of the man. As such, there is gre... .... Learn More
  4. The Notorious John Morrissey

    The Notorious John Morrissey: How a Bare-Knuckle Brawler Became a Congressman and Founded Saratoga Race Course [Paperback]

    James C. Nicholson (Author)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9780813180991
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Horses in History
    An Irish immigrant, a collection agent for crime bosses, a professional boxer, and a prodigious gambler, John Morrissey was - if nothing else - an unlikely candidate to become one of the most important figures in the history of Thoroughbred racing... .... Learn More
  5. Watchman at the Gates

    Watchman at the Gates: A Soldier's Journey from Berlin to Bosnia [Hardback]

    George Joulwan (Author); David Chanoff (Author); Tom Brokaw (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780813180847
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: AUSA Books - American Warriors Series
    Gen. George Joulwan built his 36-year military career during one of the most tumultuous eras in US history - the 1960s. Raised in a small Pennsylvania coal mining town, Joulwan would be present at the rise and fall of the Berlin wall, fight in Vie... .... Learn More
  6. Joan Crawford

    Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography [Paperback]

    Lawrence J. Quirk (Author); William Schoell (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813180496
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography explores the life and career of one of Hollywood's great dames. She was a leading film personality for more than fifty years, from her beginnings as a dancer in silent films of the 1920s, to her port... .... Learn More
  7. Michael Curtiz

    Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film [Paperback]

    Alan K. Rode (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9780813180434
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Academy Award-winning director Michael Curtiz (1886-1962) - whose best-known films include Casablanca (1942), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), Mildred Pierce (1945) and White Christmas (1954) - was in many ways the anti-auteur. During his unprecede... .... Learn More
  8. Patricia Neal

    Patricia Neal: An Unquiet Life [Paperback]

    Stephen Michael Shearer (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813180717
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    The internationally acclaimed actress Patricia Neal has been a star on stage, film, and television for nearly sixty years. On Broadway she appeared in such lauded productions as Lillian Hellman's Another Part of the Forest, for which she ... .... Learn More
  9. The Eagle on My Arm

    The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life [Hardback]

    Dava Guerin (Author); Terry Bivens (Author); Jack E. Davis (Author); Floyd Scholz (Author)

    £19.50

    ISBN: 9780813180021
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: AUSA Books - American Warriors Series
    In October 1967, eighteen-year-old Patrick Bradley enlisted in the US Army and was later deployed to North Vietnam as a special operator with missions to kill high-value targets. Combat left him physically and psychologically wounded, as it does m... .... Learn More
  10. Sharp Cut

    Sharp Cut: Harold Pinter's Screenplays and the Artistic Process [Paperback]

    Steven H. Gale (Author)

    £25.50

    ISBN: 9780813180502
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Best known as one of the most important playwrights of the twentieth century, Harold Pinter has also written many highly regarded screenplays, including Academy Award-nominated screenplays for The French Lieutenant's Woman and Betrayal, c... .... Learn More

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