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Topic: I am looking for some bio's and Memoirs. What good ones do you have?

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Subject: I have a bunch of biographies and memoirs
Date Posted: 6/17/2009 3:02 PM ET
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Hello,

I have some really great biographies and memoirs on my bookshelf, take a look :) I recommend All Souls if you haven't read it yet!

Date Posted: 6/22/2009 9:13 PM ET
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I have "My Grandfathers Son" by Clarence Thomas

He is the only black national supreme court judge.  Wow, what a good story! 

Date Posted: 6/22/2009 10:30 PM ET
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I have hardcover copies of these books.  Both were excellent. 

A Paper Life by Tatum O'Neal

Ginger My Story by Ginger Rogers

Subject: I have some memoirs
Date Posted: 6/29/2009 1:15 AM ET
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http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780812930993-Blinded+by+the+Right+The+Conscience+of+an+ExConservative ISBN-13: 9780812930993 - ISBN-10: 0812930991 Blinded by the Right by David Brock

http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/author/Ron+Kovic ISBN-13: 9780671739140 - ISBN-10: 067173914X Born on the 4th of July by Ron Kovic

http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/author/Russell+Baker ISBN-13: 9780452264229 - ISBN-10: 0452264227 The Good Times by Russell Baker

http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/author/Madeleine+May+Kunin ISBN-13: 9780679740087 - ISBN-10: 0679740082 Living a Political Life by Madeleine May Kunin

All my books are 3 for 1 plus unpostables, 1 free with each order, see below.  Thanks.

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Date Posted: 7/9/2009 8:19 PM ET
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Elegy for Iris, by John Bayley,  is an interesting recollection of the great British woman novelist Iris Murdoch by her husband of long years.  He wrote of their life together from the time they were young marrieds and Iris was publishing all those well-received novels of hers to the years when she was afflicted with Alzheimer's and John was her faithful caregiver.  It's a great memoir about married love.



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Date Posted: 7/11/2009 12:58 PM ET
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Check out my blog. I reveiw memoirs and bios only!

 

todaystodo.blogspot.com/


Date Posted: 7/14/2009 8:51 PM ET
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I have:

Date Posted: 6/10/2013 2:31 AM ET
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I got Steven Tylers bio's ... even Marlyin Monroe ones... good reads these are...

Date Posted: 8/13/2013 3:14 PM ET
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From the Elephant to Hollywood - Michael Caine - This was great - as if he were talking right to you.  Very smooth read.

'Tis Herself - Maureen O'Hara.

 

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