Biography & Autobiography

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    La Americana
    A Memoir
    Melanie Bowden Simón
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    La Americana is the story of Melanie Bowden Simón, who, at the age of twenty-five, left her job at Tina Brown’s Talk magazine following the death of her mother and decided to take a vacation in Havana, Cuba, with a friend. Little did she know that she would meet and fall in love with a Cuban man named... [READ MORE]
    Lost in the Jungle
    Yossi Ghinsberg
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Four travelers meet in Bolivia and set off into the heart of the Amazon rainforest, but what begins as a dream adventure quickly deteriorates into a dangerous nightmare, and after weeks of wandering in the dense undergrowth, the four backpackers split up into two groups. But when a terrible rafting accident... [READ MORE]
    enLIGHTened
    How I Lost 40 Pounds with a Yoga Mat, Fresh Pineapples, and a Beagle Pointer
    Jessica Berger Gross
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Meet your new best yoga-and-healthy-eating friend in this smart, accessible, and funny memoir of dieting and discovery. For years, Jessica struggled with fluctuating weight and bouts of unhappiness. Like many of us, she found comfort in food and craved cigarettes and self-confidence. Then one day Jessica... [READ MORE]
    Beneath the Surface
    My Story
    Michael Phelps, Brian Cazeneuve, Bob Costas
    (Sports Publishing)
    Just in time for the 2012 Olympics—prepare to peek into the mind of a champion with this newly updated edition of Michael Phelps’ autobiography, Beneath the Surface.In this candid memoir, Phelps talks openly about his battle with attention deficit disorder, the trauma of his parents’ divorce, and the... [READ MORE]
    Two Thousand Minnows
    A Young Girl’s Story of Separation, Hope, and Forgiveness
    Sandra Leigh Vaughan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    When Sandra Vaughan was seven years old, she fell into the role of protector of her mother and three younger siblings. One winter night, she ushered her mother out of the house during one of her father’s tirades, and then snuck her back into the dark home through a window.Sandra was used to events like... [READ MORE]
    A Sniper's Conflict
    An Elite Sharpshooter’s Thrilling Account of Hunting Insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq
    Monty B
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    "I could make out the head and shoulders of the insurgent as he was firing in the prone position. I aimed for the centre area . . . emoved the safety catch and held that point of aim. Then I slowly and deliberately operated my trigger squeezing it gently to the rear. The round impacted into the target... [READ MORE]
    Almost Anywhere
    Road Trip Ruminations on Love, Nature, National Parks, and Nonsense
    Krista Schlyer
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    What do you do when your world ends? At twenty-eight years old, Krista Schlyer sold almost everything she owned and packed the rest of it in a station wagon bound for the American wild. Her two best friends joined her—one a grumpy, grieving introvert, the other a feisty dog—and together they sought out... [READ MORE]
    Meant to Be
    The Lives and Loves of a Jersey Girl
    Lauren Pizza
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    When Lauren Pizza was thirteen, she died. Caught under a small sailboat, she struggled to reach the surface, only to find that what she thought was up was actually down . . . and that’s all she remembers. Ever since being resuscitated by two strangers, Pizza has felt a presence in her life from the spirit... [READ MORE]
    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The story of Frederick Douglass is passionate, harrowing, and inspiring. As a former slave, impassioned abolitionist, gifted writer, newspaper editor, and powerful orator, Douglass was an immense, motivational figure. His early life, filled with physical abuse, deprivation, and tragedy, adds up to a... [READ MORE]
    1969 and Then Some
    A Memoir of Romance, Motorcycles, and Lingering Flashbacks of a Golden Age
    Robert Wintner
    (Yucca Publishing)
    The year when everything needed to be experienced and tried, when innocence was tempted, played, and lost.1969 was that pivotal year for the baby boomers. Young and innocent, they were given the ultimate freedoms and were faced with growing up.This touching, hilarious memoir is the true story of a late... [READ MORE]
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