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All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir
By HighBridge Audio
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ean: 9781684414000, isbn: 1684414008,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town. From childhood, she heard the story of her adoption as a comforting, prepackaged myth. She believed that her biological parents had made the ultimate sacrifice in the hope of giving her a better life, that forever feeling slightly out of place was her fate as a transracial adoptee. But as Nicole grew up-facing prejudice her adoptive family couldn't see,


The Brotherhoods: The True Story of Two Cops Who Murdered for the Mafia
The Brotherhoods: The True Story of Two Cops Who Murdered for the Mafia
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ean: 9781400103522, isbn: 1400103525,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
The Brotherhoods is the chilling chronicle of the shocking crimes of NYPD detectives Stephen Caracappa and Louis Eppolito, notorious rogue cops convicted in April 2006 of the ultimate form of police corruption-shielding their acts behind their badges while they worked for the mob. Their crimes included participation in the murders of at least eight men, kidnapping, torture, and the betrayal of an entire generation of New York City detectives and federal agents. ''one of the most spectacular


Dock Boss: Eddie McGrath and the West Side Waterfront
Dock Boss: Eddie McGrath and the West Side Waterfront
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781541468672, isbn: 1541468678,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Dock Boss: Eddie McGrath and the West Side Waterfront is the fascinating account of one gangster's ascension from altar boy to the leader of New York City's violent Irish Mob.Eddie McGrath's life and crimes are traced through the tail-end of Prohibition, the gang warfare of the 1930s that propelled him into the position of an organized crime boss, the sordid years of underworld control over the bustling waterfront, McGrath's involvement in dozens of gangland murders, and finally the decline of


The World's Largest Man: A Memoir
The World's Largest Man: A Memoir
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781541453685, isbn: 1541453689,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Harrison Scott Key was born in Memphis, but he grew up in Mississippi, among pious, Bible-reading women and men who either shot things or got women pregnant. At the center of his world was his larger-than-life father-a hunter, a fighter, a football coach, ''a man better suited to living in a remote frontier wilderness of the nineteenth century than contemporary America, with all its progressive ideas, and paved roads, and lack of armed duels. He was a great man, and he taught me many things:


Coming of Age in Mississippi
Coming of Age in Mississippi
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ean: 9781452611112, isbn: 1452611114,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
Born to a poor couple who were tenant farmers on a plantation in Mississippi, Anne Moody lived through some of the most dangerous days of the pre-civil rights era in the South. The week before she began high school came the news of Emmet Till's lynching. Before then, she had ''known the fear of hunger, hell, and the Devil. But now there was…the fear of being killed just because I was black.'' In that moment was born the passion for freedom and justice that would change her life.An all-A


Hurry Down Sunshine
Hurry Down Sunshine
By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780739368831, isbn: 0739368834,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Hurry Down Sunshine tells the story of the extraordinary summer when, at the age of fifteen, Michael Greenberg’s daughter was struck mad. It begins with Sally’s sudden visionary crack-up on the streets of Greenwich Village, and continues, among other places, in the out-of-time world of a Manhattan psychiatric ward during the city’s most sweltering months. “I feel like I’m traveling and traveling with nowhere to go back to,” Sally says in a burst of lucidity while hurtling away


He Calls Me By Lightning: The Life of Caliph Washington and the Forgotten Saga of Jim Crow, Southern Justice, and the Death Penalty
He Calls Me By Lightning: The Life of Caliph Washington and the Forgotten Saga of Jim Crow, Southern Justice, and the Death Penalty
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ean: 9781515965565, isbn: 1515965562,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Caliph Washington's life was never supposed to matter. As a black teenager from the vice-ridden city of Bessemer, Alabama, Washington was wrongfully convicted of killing an Alabama policeman in 1957. Sentenced to death, he came within minutes of the electric chair-nearly a dozen times. A Kafka-esque legal odyssey in which Washington's original conviction was overturned three times before he was finally released in 1972, his story is the kind that pervades the history of American justice. Here,


Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption
Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption
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ean: 9781400111527, isbn: 1400111528,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Jennifer Thompson was raped at knifepoint by a man who broke into her apartment while she slept. She was able to escape and eventually identified Ronald Cotton as her attacker. Ronald insisted that she was mistaken-but Jennifer's positive identification was the compelling evidence that put him behind bars. After eleven years, Ronald was allowed to take a DNA test that proved his innocence. He was released after serving more than a decade in prison for a crime he never committed. Two years


God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine
God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine
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ean: 9781452611846, isbn: 145261184X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
San Francisco's Laguna Honda Hospital is the last almshouse in the country, a descendant of the hôtel-Dieu (God's hotel) that cared for the sick in the Middle Ages. Ballet dancers and rock musicians, professors and thieves—''anyone who had fallen, or, often, leapt, onto hard times'' and needed extended medical care—ended up here. So did Victoria Sweet, who came for two months and stayed for twenty years.Laguna Honda, lower-tech but human-paced, gave Sweet the opportunity to practice a kind


Swee'pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Basketball Legends
Swee'pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Basketball Legends
By HighBridge Audio
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ean: 9781681683201, isbn: 1681683202,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
Lloyd Daniels learned to hoop on the playgrounds of Brooklyn and Queens during the 1980s. “Swee'pea” they called him. His rep on the court traveled all the way to the Bronx, and across the country, earning him enthusiastic comparisons to the likes of Magic Johnson. Swee'pea was sure to make it to the big time and out of a New York City where drugs and violence had gripped many of its neighborhoods. Eventually he did, leaving the city's asphalt courts for the shiny hardwoods of NCAA


Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal
Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
After years of gigging everywhere from suburban backyards to dive bars, Van Halen - led by frontman extraordinaire David Lee Roth and guitar virtuoso Edward Van Halen - had the songs, the swagger, and the talent to turn the rock world on its ear. The quartet's classic 1978 debut, Van Halen, sold more than a million copies within months of release and rocketed the band to the stratosphere of rock success. On tour, Van Halen's high-energy show wowed audiences and prompted headlining acts like


Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison
Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781452607665, isbn: 1452607664,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years ago. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate #11187-424-one of the millions of women who disappear ''down the rabbit hole'' of the American penal system. From her first strip search to


I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780375420382, isbn: 037542038X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
In the first volume of an extraordinary autobiographical series, one of the most inspiring authors of our time recalls--with candor, humor, poignancy and grace--how her journey began.... In this first of five volumes of autobiography, poet Maya Angelou recounts a youth filled with disappointment, frustration, tragedy, and finally hard-won independence. Sent at a young age to live with her grandmother in Arkansas, Angelou learned a great deal from this exceptional woman and the tightly knit


Henry Clay: The Man Who Would Be President
Henry Clay: The Man Who Would Be President
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781515931416, isbn: 1515931412,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Charismatic, charming, and one of the best orators of his era, Henry Clay seemed to have it all. He offered a comprehensive plan of change for America, and he directed national affairs as Speaker of the House, as Secretary of State to John Quincy Adams-the man he put in office-and as acknowledged leader of the Whig party. As the broker of the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850, Henry Clay fought to keep a young nation united when westward expansion and slavery threatened to tear it


Liars' Club, the (Lib)(CD)
By Books on Tape
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ean: 9780736682855, isbn: 0736682856,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
A trenchant memoir of a troubled American childhood from the child's point of view describes growing up in an East Texas refinery town, life in the midst of turbulent family of drunks and liars, a schoolyard rape, and other dark secrets. Reprint. 75,000 first printing. NYT. In this funny, razor-edged memoir, Mary Karr, a prize-winning poet and critic, looks back at her upbringing in a swampy East Texas refinery town with a volatile, defiantly loving family. She recalls her painter mother, seven


Beautifully Cruel
Beautifully Cruel
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781541459212, isbn: 1541459210,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Iowa housewife Tracey Pittman Roberts seemed to have it all: natural beauty, three loving children, and a fairy tale second marriage to a wealthy, handsome businessman. But beneath the happy fa�ade was a woman who used lies, manipulation, sex, ugly allegations, blackmail-and even murder-to serve her own selfish ends. On December 12, 2001, police rushed to Tracey's home after a shooting left her vulnerable young neighbor dead. Tracey claimed it was an act of self-defense. Nine gunshot


David Crockett: The Lion of the West
David Crockett: The Lion of the West
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781452600680, isbn: 1452600686,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
His name was David Crockett. He never signed his name any other way, but popular culture transformed his memory into ''Davy Crockett,'' and Hollywood gave him a raccoon hat he hardly ever wore. Bestselling historian Michael Wallis casts a fresh look at the frontiersman, storyteller, and politician behind these legendary stories. Born into a humble Tennessee family in 1786, Crockett never ''killed him a b'ar'' when he was only three. But he did cut a huge swath across early-nineteenth-century


Mississippi Sissy
Mississippi Sissy
By Macmillan Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Mississippi Sissy is a stunning memoir from Kevin Sessums, a celebrity journalist who grew up scaring other children, hiding terrible secrets, pretending to be Arlene Frances, and running wild in the South. As he grew up in Forest, Mississippi, befriended by the family maid, Mattie May, he became a young man who turned the word ''sissy'' on its head, just as his mother taught him. In Jackson, he is befriended by Eudora Welty and journalist Frank Hains, but when Hains is brutally murdered in


Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta
Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781494516949, isbn: 1494516942,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
Richard Grant and his girlfriend were living in a shoebox apartment in New York City when they decided on a whim to buy an old plantation house in the Mississippi Delta. Dispatches from Pluto is their journey of discovery into this strange and wonderful American place. On a remote, isolated strip of land, three miles beyond the tiny community of Pluto, Richard and his girlfriend, Mariah, embark on a new life. They learn to hunt, grow their own food, and fend off alligators, snakes, and varmints


The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride
The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride
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ean: 9781494506582, isbn: 1494506580,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
In April 1846, twenty-one-year-old Sarah Graves, intent on a better future, set out west from Illinois with her new husband, her parents, and eight siblings. Seven months later, after joining a party of emigrants led by George Donner, they reached the Sierra Nevada Mountains as the first heavy snows of the season closed the pass ahead of them. In early December, starving and desperate, Sarah and fourteen others set out for California on snowshoes and, over the next thirty-two days, endured



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