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Harriet Tubman: the life and the life stories - Jean McMahon Humez
Call Number: B TUBMAN
ISBN: 0299191206
Publication Date: 2003-11-19

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The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr - Clayborne Carson
Call Number: B KING
ISBN: 0446524123
Publication Date: 1998-11-01

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Steve Jobs: the man who thought different : a biography - Karen Blumenthal
Call Number: B JOBS, S.
ISBN: 9781250015570
Publication Date: 2012-02-14

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Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie - Andrew Carnegie
Call Number: B CARNEGIE, A.
ISBN: 1596052864
Publication Date: 2005-01-01

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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks - Jeanne Theoharis
Call Number: B PARKS, R.
ISBN: 9780807050477
Publication Date: 2013-01-29

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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future - Ashlee Vance
Call Number: B MUSK, E.
ISBN: 9780062301239
Publication Date: 2015-05-19

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The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg - Scott Dodson (Editor)
Call Number: B GINSBURG, R.
ISBN: 9781107062467
Publication Date: 2015-01-26

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Falling Leaves: the true story of an unwanted Chinese daughter - Adeline Yen Mah
Call Number: B MAH
ISBN: 0471247421
Publication Date: 1998-02-18

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The Autobiography of Malcolm X - Malcolm X.; Alex Haley (As told to); M. S. Handler (Introduction by)
Call Number: B MALCOLM X
ISBN: 0345350685
Publication Date: 1987-10-12

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Say Hey: the autobiography of Willie Mays - Willie May; Lou Sahadi
Call Number: B MAYS
ISBN: 0671678361
Publication Date: 1989-04-01

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Imperfect: an improbable life - Jim Abbott; Tim Brown
Call Number: B ABBOTT
ISBN: 9780345523259
Publication Date: 2012-04-03

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All Rivers Run to the Sea - Elie Wiesel; Jon Rothschild (Translator)
Call Number: B WIESEL
ISBN: 0679439161
Publication Date: 1995-11-14

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What Do You Care What Other People Think? - Richard Phillips Feynman; Ralph Leighton
Call Number: 530.92 FEY
ISBN: 0393026590
Publication Date: 1988-09-01

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Haunted Heart: the life and times of Stephen King - Lisa Rogak
Call Number: B KING, S.
ISBN: 9780312377328
Publication Date: 2009-01-06

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Always Looking Up: the adventures of an incurable optimist - Michael J. Fox
Call Number: B FOX, M.
ISBN: 9781401303389
Publication Date: 2008-09-01

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The Heart and the Fist: the education of a humanitarian, the making of a Navy SEAL - Eric Greitens
Call Number: B GREITENS, E.
ISBN: 9780547424859
Publication Date: 2011-04-11

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Clapton: the autobiography - Simon Vance
Call Number: B CLAPTON
ISBN: 9780385518512
Publication Date: 2007-10-09

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Unbroken: an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive - Laura Hillenbrand
Call Number: 940.54 HIL
ISBN: 9780385742511
Publication Date: 2014-11-11

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Henry Ford - Vincent Curcio
Call Number: B FORD, H.
ISBN: 9780195316926
Publication Date: 2013-05-16

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Twelve Years a Slave - Solomon Northup; Eric Ashley Hairston (Introduction by)
Call Number: B NORTHRUP, S.
ISBN: 9781435152182
Publication Date: 2013-10-15

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When Nothing Else Matters - Michael Leahy
Call Number: 796.323 LEA
ISBN: 0743254260
Publication Date: 2004-11-02

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Highest Duty: my search for what really matters - Chesley Sullenberger; Jeffrey Zaslow
ISBN: 9780061924682
Publication Date: 2009-10-13

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Inside the Jihad: my life with Al Qaeda, a spy's story - Omar Nasiri
Call Number: B NASIRI
ISBN: 9780465023882
Publication Date: 2006-11-20

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Things a Little Bird Told Me: confessions of the creative mind - Biz Stone
Call Number: B STONE, B.
ISBN: 9781455528714
Publication Date: 2014-04-01

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Breakaway - Alex Morgan
Call Number: B MORGAN, A.
ISBN: 9781481451079
Publication Date: 2015-06-02

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Disguised - Rita la Fontaine de Clercq Zubli
ISBN: 9780763633295
Publication Date: 2007-08-14

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In the Country We Love: my family divided - Diane Guerrero
Call Number: 791.4302 GUE
ISBN: 9781627795272
Publication Date: 2016-05-03

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Amelia Earhart: the turbulent life of an American icon - Kathleen C. Winters
Call Number: B EARHART, A.
ISBN: 9780230616691
Publication Date: 2010-11-23

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Ronaldo: the obsession for perfection - Luca Caioli
Call Number: B RONALDO, C.
ISBN: 9781906850838
Publication Date: 2015-05-12

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Red Platoon: a true story of American valor - Clinton Romesha
Call Number: 958.104 ROM
ISBN: 9780525955054
Publication Date: 2016-05-03

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My Beloved World - Sonia Sotomayor
Call Number: B SOTOMAYOR, S.
ISBN: 9780307594884
Publication Date: 2013-01-15

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Fourteen: a daughter's memoir of adventure, sailing, and survival - Leslie Johansen Nack
Call Number: B NACK, L.
ISBN: 9781631529412
Publication Date: 2015-10-20

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And Then I Danced: traveling the road to LGBT equality - Mark Segal
Call Number: B SEGAL, M.
ISBN: 9781617754104
Publication Date: 2015-10-06

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Three Little Words - Ashley Rhodes-Courter
ISBN: 9781416948063
Publication Date: 2008-01-08

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Birth of a Theorem: a mathematical adventure - Cédric Villani; Malcolm DeBevoise (Translator)
Call Number: B VILLANI, C.
ISBN: 9780865477674
Publication Date: 2015-04-14

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Being Jazz: my life as a (transgender) teen - Jazz Jennings
Call Number: 306.76 JEN
ISBN: 9780399554650
Publication Date: 2016-06-07

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Shaq Talks Back - Shaquille O'Neal
Call Number: B ONEAL
ISBN: 0312278454
Publication Date: 2001-04-07

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The Reaper: autobiography of a legendary special operations sniper - Nicholas Irving; Gary Brozek
Call Number: B IRVING, N.
ISBN: 9781250045447
Publication Date: 2015-01-27

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E. E. Cummings - Susan Cheever
Call Number: B CUMMINGS, E.
ISBN: 9780307379979
Publication Date: 2014-02-11

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Going Rogue: an American life - Sarah Palin
Call Number: B PALIN, S.
ISBN: 9780061939891
Publication Date: 2009-11-17

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Life in Motion: an unlikely ballerina - Misty Copeland
Call Number: 792.802 COP
ISBN: 9781476737980
Publication Date: 2014-03-04

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Jim Henson: the biography - Brian Jay Jones
Call Number: B HENSON, J.
ISBN: 9780345526113
Publication Date: 2013-09-24

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Wildflower - Drew Barrymore
Call Number: B BARRYMORE, D.
ISBN: 9781101983799
Publication Date: 2015-10-27

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Juliette Gordon Low: the remarkable founder of the Girl Scouts - Stacy A. Cordery
Call Number: B LOW, J.
ISBN: 9780670023301
Publication Date: 2012-02-16

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Jane Addams: spirit in action - Louise W. Knight
Call Number: B ADDAMS, JANE
ISBN: 9780393071658
Publication Date: 2010-09-06

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The Man Who Invented the Computer: the biography of John Atanasoff, digital pioneer - Jane Smiley
Call Number: B ATANASOFF, J.
ISBN: 9780385527132
Publication Date: 2010-10-19

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The Life of Mary, Queen of Scots : an accidental tragedy - Roderick Graham
ISBN: 9781605980492
Publication Date: 2009-08-04

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Where Men Win Glory: the odyssey of Pat Tillman - Jon Krakauer
Call Number: B TILLMAN, P.
ISBN: 9780385522267
Publication Date: 2009-09-15

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Ella Fitzgerald - Tanya Lee Stone
Call Number: B FITZGERALD, E.
ISBN: 9780670061495
Publication Date: 2008-01-10

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Fallen Founder: the life of Aaron Burr - Nancy Isenberg
Call Number: B BURR
ISBN: 9780670063529
Publication Date: 2007-05-10

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Alexander Hamilton - Ron Chernow
Call Number: B HAMILTON
ISBN: 1594200092
Publication Date: 2004-04-26

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The Big Bam: the life and times of Babe Ruth - Leigh Montville
Call Number: B RUTH
ISBN: 9780385514378
Publication Date: 2006-05-02

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Pipe Dreams: a surfer's journey - Kelly Slater; Jason Borte
Call Number: B SLATER, K.
ISBN: 9780060096311
Publication Date: 2004-07-27

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1,000 Dollars and an Idea: entrepreneur to billionaire - Sam Wyly
Call Number: B WYLY, S.
ISBN: 9781557048486
Publication Date: 2009-09-29

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Life Is So Good - George Dawson; Richard Glaubman
Call Number: B DAWSON
ISBN: 037550396X
Publication Date: 2000-02-01

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Alone on the Wall - Alex Honnold; David Roberts
Call Number: 796.522 HON
ISBN: 9780393247626
Publication Date: 2015-11-09

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The Distance Between Us - Reyna Grande
Call Number: YD B GRANDE, R.
ISBN: 9781481463713
Publication Date: 2016-09-06

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My Father, My President - Doro Bush Koch
Call Number: B BUSH
ISBN: 9780446579902
Publication Date: 2006-10-06


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Prof - Alan Turing Decoded - Dermot Turing
Call Number: 006.3 TUR
ISBN: 9781841656434
Publication Date: 2015-12-01

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The Measure of a Man: a spiritual autobiography - Sidney Poitier
Call Number: B POITIER
ISBN: 9780061357909
Publication Date: 2007-01-26

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Long Walk to Freedom: the autobiography of Nelson Mandela - Nelson Mandela
Call Number: B MANDELA
ISBN: 0316545856
Publication Date: 1994-11-01

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Yeager, an autobiography - Chuck Yeager; Leo Janos
Call Number: B YEAGER
ISBN: 0553050931
Publication Date: 1985-06-01

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Malcolm X: a life of reinvention - Manning Marable; G. Valmont Thomas (Read by)
Call Number: B MALCOLM X
ISBN: 9780670022205
Publication Date: 2011-04-04

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Silent Gesture: the autobiography of Tommie Smith - Delois Smith; David Steele
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ISBN: 9781592136391
Publication Date: 2007-02-28

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Open: an autobiography - Andre Agassi
Call Number: B AGASSI
ISBN: 9780307268198
Publication Date: 2009-11-09

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Narrative of Sojourner Truth - Olive Gilbert; Sojourner Truth
Call Number: B TRUTH
ISBN: 048629899X
Publication Date: 1997-07-07

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Giant Steps - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Jerry Knobler
ISBN: 9780553050448
Publication Date: 1983-12-01

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Lady Sings the Blues - Billie Holiday; William Dufty
Call Number: B HOLIDAY
ISBN: 0140067620
Publication Date: 1984-03-06

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The Story of My Life - Clarence S. Darrow; Alan M. Dershowitz; Jay McInerney
Call Number: B DARROW
ISBN: 9780306807381
Publication Date: 1996-08-22

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It Doesn't Take a Hero - H. Norman Schwarzkopf; Peter Petre
ISBN: 0553089447
Publication Date: 1992-09-01

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Born with Teeth - Kate Mulgrew
Call Number: B MULGREW, K.
ISBN: 9780316334310
Publication Date: 2015-04-14

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Crazy for the Storm - Norman Ollestad
Call Number: B OLLESTAD, N.
ISBN: 9780061766725
Publication Date: 2009-06-02

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I'll Scream Later - Marlee Matlin
Call Number: B MATLIN, M.
ISBN: 9781439102855
Publication Date: 2009-04-14

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The Scalpel and the Silver Bear - Lori Arviso Alvord; Elizabeth Cohen Van Pelt
Call Number: B ALVORD, L.
ISBN: 9780553378009
Publication Date: 2000-06-06

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Unbowed - Wangari Maathai
Call Number: B MAATHAI
ISBN: 0307263487
Publication Date: 2006-10-03

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Against All Odds - Chuck Norris; Ken Abraham (As told to)
Call Number: B NORRIS, C.
ISBN: 9780805431612
Publication Date: 2004-09-01

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Tesla: inventor of the electrical age - W. Bernard Carlson
Call Number: B TESLA, N.
ISBN: 9780691057767
Publication Date: 2013-05-12

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The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (Gertrude Stein) - Gertrude Stein
Call Number: B STEIN
ISBN: 067972463X
Publication Date: 1990-03-17

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The Red Bandanna - Tom Rinaldi
Call Number: B CROWTHER, W.
ISBN: 9781594206771
Publication Date: 2016-09-06

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Eleven Seconds: a story of tragedy, courage, and triumph - Travis Roy; E. M. Swift
Call Number: B ROY
ISBN: 0446521884
Publication Date: 1998-01-01

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Cash: the autobiography - Johnny Cash
Call Number: B CASH
ISBN: 9780060727536
Publication Date: 2003-10-07

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Makes Me Wanna Holler: a young Black man in America - Nathan Mc Call; Nathan McCall
Call Number: B MCCALL, N.
ISBN: 9780679740704
Publication Date: 1995-01-31

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I Invented the Modern Age: the rise of Henry Ford - Richard Snow
Call Number: B FORD, H.
ISBN: 9781451645576
Publication Date: 2013-05-14

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Knur Pedersen: The Boys Who Challenged Hitler - Phillip Hoose
Call Number: 940.53 HOO
ISBN: 9780374300227
Publication Date: 2015-05-12

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Forward: my story - Abby Wambach
Call Number: 796.334 WAM
ISBN: 9780062457929
Publication Date: 2016-09-13

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Greater Than Gold: from Olympic heartbreak to ultimate redemption - David Boudia; Tim Ellsworth (As told to)
Call Number: B BOUDIA, D.
ISBN: 9780718077419
Publication Date: 2016-08-02

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Charlotte Bronte: a fiery heart - Claire Harman
Call Number: B BRONTE, C.
ISBN: 9780307962089
Publication Date: 2016-03-01

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Breaking Night: a memoir of forgiveness, survival, and my journey from homeless to Harvard - Liz Murray
Call Number: B MURRAY, L.
ISBN: 9780786868919
Publication Date: 2010-09-07

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My Fight / Your Fight - Ronda Rousey; Maria Burns Ortiz (As told to)
Call Number: 796.8 ROU
ISBN: 9781941393260
Publication Date: 2015-05-12

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The Ingenious Mr. Pyke: inventor, fugitive, spy - Henry Hemming
Call Number: B PYKE, G.
ISBN: 9781610395779
Publication Date: 2015-05-05

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Unashamed - Lecrae
Call Number: B LECRAE
ISBN: 9781433689123
Publication Date: 2016-05-03

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Stephen Curry: the Inspiring Story of One of Basketball's Sharpest Shooters - Clayton Geoffreys
Call Number: 796.323 GEO
ISBN: 9781499118094
Publication Date: 2014-04-10

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It's Been a Good Life: Isaac Asimov - Janet Jeppson Asimov (Editor); Isaac Asimov
Call Number: B ASIMOV
ISBN: 1573929689
Publication Date: 2002-03-01

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For the Love of the Game - Michael Jordan; Mark Vancil
Call Number: B JORDAN, M.
ISBN: 0609602063
Publication Date: 1998-10-19

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I Beat the Odds: from homelessness, to the blind side, and beyond - Michael Oher; Don Yaeger
Call Number: B OHER, M.
ISBN: 9781592406128
Publication Date: 2011-02-08

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My Own Words - Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Mary Hartnett (As told to); Wendy W. Williams (As told to)
Call Number: B GINSBURG, R.
ISBN: 9781501145247
Publication Date: 2016-10-04

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Charlie Mike: a true story of heroes who brought their mission home - Joe Klein
Call Number: 359.9 KLE
ISBN: 9781451677300
Publication Date: 2015-10-20

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Welcome to Shirley - Kelly McMasters
Call Number: B MCMASTERS
ISBN: 9781586484866
Publication Date: 2008-04-22

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My Bondage and My Freedom - Frederick Douglass; Philip S. Foner (Introduction by)
Call Number: B DOUGLASS
ISBN: 0486224570
Publication Date: 1969-06-01

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Messi: more than a superstar - Luca Caioli
Call Number: B MESSI, L.
ISBN: 9781906850814
Publication Date: 2015-05-19

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A Fighting Chance - Elizabeth Warren
Call Number: B WARREN, E.
ISBN: 9781627790529
Publication Date: 2014-04-22

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Joss Whedon - Amy Pascale; Nathan Fillion (Foreword by)
Call Number: B WHEDON, J.
ISBN: 9781613741047
Publication Date: 2014-08-01

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Robin Williams: when the laughter stops, 1951-2014 - Emily Herbert
Call Number: B WILLIAMS, R.
ISBN: 9781784183004
Publication Date: 2014-11-15

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Keeping Hope Alive - Hawa Abdi; Sarah J. Robbins (As told to)
Call Number: B ABDI, H.
ISBN: 9781455503766
Publication Date: 2013-04-02

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America's Quarterback: Bart Starr and the rise of the National Football League - Keith Dunnavant
Call Number: B STARR, B.
ISBN: 9780312363499
Publication Date: 2011-09-13

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The Baseball Whisperer: a small-town coach who shaped Big League dreams - Michael Tackett
Call Number: 796.357 TAC
ISBN: 9780544387645
Publication Date: 2016-07-05

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American Mirror: the life and art of Norman Rockwell - Deborah Solomon
Call Number: B ROCKWELL, N.
ISBN: 9780374113094
Publication Date: 2013-11-05

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The Mannings: the fall and rise of a football family - Lars Anderson
Call Number: 796.332 AND
ISBN: 9781101883822
Publication Date: 2016-08-23

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Cleopatra - Stacy Schiff
Call Number: B CLEOPATRA
ISBN: 9780316001922
Publication Date: 2010-11-01

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The Last Hero: a life of Henry Aaron - Howard Bryant
Call Number: B AARON, H.
ISBN: 9780375424854
Publication Date: 2010-05-11

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A. Lincoln: a biography - Ronald C. White
Call Number: B LINCOLN
ISBN: 9781400064991
Publication Date: 2009-01-13

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Malcolm X, African American Revolutionary - Dennis D. Wainstock
Call Number: B MALCOLM X
ISBN: 9780786439348
Publication Date: 2008-10-27

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Andrew Jackson - Robert V. Remini; Wesley K. Clark (Foreword by)
Call Number: B JACKSON, A.
ISBN: 9780230600157
Publication Date: 2008-09-02

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Home: a memoir of my early years - Julie Andrews
Call Number: B ANDREWS
ISBN: 9780786865659
Publication Date: 2008-04-01

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Robert F. Kennedy: a twentieth-century life - Marc Aronson
Call Number: B KENNEDY, R.
ISBN: 9780670060665
Publication Date: 2007-04-05

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Von Braun: dreamer of space, engineer of war - Michael J. Neufeld
Call Number: B VON BRAUN
ISBN: 9780307262929
Publication Date: 2007-09-25

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First Man: the life of Neil A. Armstrong - James R. Hansen
Call Number: B ARMSTRONG
ISBN: 074325631X
Publication Date: 2005-10-18


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