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  • Speaking Frankly: A Southern Boy's Journey from Slaughterhouse to Creation of the World's Top Hot dog Brand

    by Doron Levin
    Clyde Riley was born poor on a small farm in Alabama. With rudimentary education and few resources he worked his way to the top of Hygrade Food Products, a Detroit-based meat packing company. There he was instrumental in creating Ball Park Franks, which today stands as the nation's (and world's) top hot dog brand. His story shows how it's possible, with few advantages, to succeed in American business.
  • A Gift from the Enemy: A True Story of Escape in War Time Italy

    by Enrico Lamet
    Written from the perspective of a child of 7 to 11 years of age, this WWII memoir is unique in many ways. Growing up in Italy, away from his home in Vienna, the boy lives an adventurous life, unaware that the world is crumbling around him.
  • Anne Frank: Silent Witnesses Reminders of a Jewish Girl's Life

    by Ronald Wilfred Jansen
    Ronald Wilfred Jansen visited Anne Frank’s home addresses in Frankfurt am Main, Aachen and Amsterdam; her hiding place the Secret Annex; and the Westerbork, Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps where Anne Frank was imprisoned. His book describes her history and the objects that today still remind us of the environment in which she lived. His motivation for writing this book is that it was one of the last opportunities he would have to contact the people who knew Anne; these p... more
  • The Blue Tent Sky: How the Left's War on Guns Cost Me My Son and My Freedom

    by Brian D. Aitken
    In 2010 Brian Aitken was sentenced to seven years in prison for possessing firearms he legally owned. He lost everything and spent four months in prison before Governor Chris Christie demanded his release and taking his case to the Supreme Court. This is his story.
  • Closet Full of Coke: A Diary of A Teenage Drug Queen

    by Indra Sena
    Narrated by the teenage girl who lived it, Closet Full of Coke tells the true story of how a New York suburban fifteen-year-old girl's savvy and wit helps turn the small-time drug business of Armando, a Colombian drug dealer, into a large cocaine operation that puts them on the DEA's Wanted List.
  • Sharon farrell Hollywood Princess From Sioux City Iowa

    by Sharon Farrell with Jessie Dee Young Also my Editor
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  • "Sharon Farrell Hollywood Princess From Sioux City Iowa"

    by Sharon Farrell with Jessie Dee Young Also my Editor
    Left Sioux City Iowa for The Big Apple started there. After a long struggle I got a movie,. "Kiss Her Goodbye" I met Che Guevara in Cuba where we filmed.. He was the first lover.in my young life. Then Bob Hope brought me out the Hollywood. I did tons of TV s. My first big movie there was "Marlowe" with James Garner I met Bruce Lee and fell in love with him the minute I layed eyes on him. Then Steve Mcqueen I played his leading lady in "The Reivers". The book is about my wonderful career and the ... more
  • The Mozart Project

    by James Fairclough and Harry Farnham
    Curated and authored by some of the most respected experts, The Mozart Project gives new insight into the life of a musical genius, providing the ultimate experience both in terms of contributors and the carefully selected playlist of music and images that they have chosen to feature throughout the book.  10 Chapters by 7 of the World’s greatest Mozart scholars 3hrs of Mozart’s Music 25 Specially Filmed Performances, Documentaries and Demonstrations 8hrs of Audio Extracts and Panel Discuss... more
  • Learning to Like Yellow: Lessons from My Mother

    by K. E. Wass
    Lolo is the matriarch of a large family struggling to exist while protecting a secret. No human being is a blank slate. We all have a story, a past and a shared history. This captivating story is about an extraordinary woman who lived with resolution and who died without fear.
  • I Am Tina

    by Tina Journey
    This is a journal created from recordings transcribed of the journey Tina went through to find healing from a lifetime of abuse. Tina started seeing a therapist immediately after leaving an abusive relationship to gain an understanding to why she kept picking bad men into her life. She knew something was wrong. Originally Tina started recording her journey in hopes it would help someone else coming out of an abusive relationship. She didn’t know early memories of her childhood would surface and ... more
  • The Ambivalent Memoirist

    by Sandra Hurtes
    The Ambivalent Memoirist traces my search for home through writing, teaching, yoga, and exploring my family history. I grapple with the issues inherent in writing memoir, such as privacy, painful memories, feelings of family members; I try to figure out what kind of writer I am. Ultimately, this book is about my search for a way to live simply in spite of a complex legacy.
  • A Once In A Lifetime Opportunity - A Trip To The Antarctic And Back

    by Robert Van Wyck
    The book is a historic presentation, including more that 70 photos, of the Authors exciting trip to the Antarctic in 1963. A number of both interesting and humerous vignettes of the trip are included. The purpose of the trip was, as part of a team of experts, to evaluate safety of the operation of a new nuclear power reactor at the McMurdo Site. Facts about the Antarctic are also presented and a summary of the nuclear rector operation and demise are included.
  • Mother's Letters...and mine

    by Joyce Davis
    Before adopting and after, between the years of 1956 and 1967, Mother wrote letters to the Harry Holt Adoption agency. They kept her letters all those years then gave them to me. I assembled her letters and interspersed mine to her, for there was a secret in the family we girls never revealed to her.
  • Not the Mother I Remember: A Memoir

    by Amber Lea Starfire
    When Amber Starfire discovers boxes containing a lifetime of her mother’s journals and letters, she realizes she's been given a rare chance to unlock the enigma that had been her mother—but will her mother’s writings reveal the woman she remembers, or someone else altogether? Not the Mother I Remember tells the story of a sensitive girl raised by an exceptional and unconventional woman during a time of social change, gradually exposing the true nature of their relationship and their extraordinar... more
  • No Labels (ISBN# 9780992047405)

    by Monica Gurdjian

    No Labels traces the lives of the author, Monica Gurdjian, and her interfaith and multi-cultural family from war-torn Europe to Iran and then to Canada within an overarching theme of politics, culture and religion. The author describes her quest to find an identity within the kaleidoscope of cultures and religions that defined her childhood and how this journey informed her life lessons. According to Monica (and to quote Aeschylus),  “I'm not afraid of storm... more

  • My Adventure to the New World

    by Paul Nguyen
    My Adventure to The New World is a interesting real life story a Vietnamese American who was born in North Vietnam during the Vietnam War and had witnessed what had happened to the people in North Vietnam during that period. He finally escaped out of Vietnam by a small sail boat and went on a long sea journey to the Free World. The rich and moving story narrates his life during the war time in North Vietnam, the dangerous escaping journey, and how he came to the United Stated.

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