Biography

Picture of Liberace.

Liberace.

Alston, Isabella.

A small-format, highly illustrated biography of the flamboyant piano player who began in t...

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Picture of Body of Truth: D.H. Lawrence: The Nomadic Years 1919-1930.

Body of Truth: D.H. Lawrence: The Nomadic Years 1919-1930.

Callow, Philip.

A poignant and revealing story of the artist at the close of his life. He was a quintessen...

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Picture of A Genius for Money: Business, Art and the Morrisons.

A Genius for Money: Business, Art and the Morrisons.

Dakers, Caroline.

James Morrison was one of the least-known but most extraordinary of 19th-century merchant ...

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Picture of A Brief History of the Private Life of Elizabeth II.

A Brief History of the Private Life of Elizabeth II.

Paterson, Michael.

Her life, of course, has been exhaustively documented, but this look at her life 'behind t...

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Picture of Graham Greene: A Life in Letters.

Graham Greene: A Life in Letters.

Greene, Richard (ed.).

His letters reveal a life consumed by political fights and turbulent romantic relationship...

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Picture of 'Swampy': Tall Tales and True From Boyhood and Beyond.

'Swampy': Tall Tales and True From Boyhood and Beyond.

Marsh, Bill.

In this collection of stories Bill Marsh takes us from his childhood in a small outback to...

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Picture of Such Things Happen: The Life of a Typographer.

Such Things Happen: The Life of a Typographer.

Lewis, John.

He tells a terrific story about his life as an illustrator, wartime camofleur, typographer...

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Picture of Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California.

Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California.

Orfalea, Gregory.

Beginning with Serra's boyhood on the island of Mallorca this is the captivating story of ...

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Picture of Alexandria: The Last Nights of Cleopatra.

Alexandria: The Last Nights of Cleopatra.

Stothard, Peter.

Sir Peter's captivating memoir was written in Egypt, where he experienced the onset of the...

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Picture of American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in US Military History.

American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in US Military History.

Kyle, Chris et al.

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in U.S. Military history. ...

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Picture of Robert Adam: An Illustrated Life of Robert Adam, 1728-92.

Robert Adam: An Illustrated Life of Robert Adam, 1728-92.

Tames, Richard.

His name is equated with style and elegance. He was more often responsible for renovation,...

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Picture of F. Scott Fitzgerald: Under the Influence.

F. Scott Fitzgerald: Under the Influence.

Canterbery, E. Ray and Birch, Thomas D.

As one of the notable figures in 20th Century American literature, F. Scott Fitzgerald has...

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Picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Rendezvous with Destiny.

Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Rendezvous with Destiny.

Freidel, Frank.

An authoritative, comprehensive biography of the 32nd president which vividly captures the...

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Picture of Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America.

Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America.

Mancall, Peter C.

Provides a lively and meticulous biography of the great Elizabethan geographer, a contempo...

$66.00 $19.95

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Picture of The Only Way Was Essex.

The Only Way Was Essex.

Mays, Spike.

A nostalgic glimpse at the tough times and simple pleasures of growing up in an Essex vill...

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Picture of Robespierre: A Revolutionary Life.

Robespierre: A Revolutionary Life.

McPhee, Peter.

Robespierre remains a divisive historical figure. Celebrated as the great martyr of the Fr...

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Picture of Against the Stream: Growing Up Where Hitler Used to Live.

Against the Stream: Growing Up Where Hitler Used to Live.

Rosmus, Anna Elisabeth.

She grew up in Passau, Germany and discovered the truth about her hometown's buried past. ...

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Picture of Charlotte au Chocolat: Memories of a Restaurant Childhood.

Charlotte au Chocolat: Memories of a Restaurant Childhood.

Silver, Charlotte.

She grew up at her mother's restaurant 'Upstairs at the Pudding' located above the Hasty P...

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Picture of Crackers at Christmas: The Festive Trials of a Yorkshire Housewife.

Crackers at Christmas: The Festive Trials of a Yorkshire Housewife.

Wheeler, Hazel.

She kept diaries from age 14 to 82 and many have been published. She says that the best pr...

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Picture of Aphra Behn: The English Sappho.

Aphra Behn: The English Sappho.

Woodcock, George.

She was regarded as a great dramatist and poet. She was the first writer to publish a nove...

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