Readers Digest Volume 2 2003 Author:Various GRANDM`ERE - A Personal History of Eleanor Roosevelt — Eleanor Roosevelt overcame a troubled childhood to become one of the most influential women of teh twentieth century, an eloquent champion for the rights of minorities, and a delegate tot he United Nations. But the author remembers her in a much more personal light, as his own cherished Gran... more »dmere. Includes rarely seen family photographs.
HEART OF A SOLDIER A Story of Love, Heroism, and September 11th
On September 11th, 2001, veteran soldier and Morgan Stanley security chief Rick Rescorla saved thousands of lives in the World Trade Center before losing his own. To his new wife, Susan, it was a heartbreaking but fitting end to a heroic life. Pulitzer prizewinning author James B. Stewart tells the story of Rick's life of scarifice, comradeship, and unexpected love.
THE LOBSTER CHRONICLES Life on a Very Small Island
Greenlaw's first book, The hungry Ocean, was a bestseller. Now she's written a book that does for lobstering what the earlier one did for swordfishing - and it's every bit as honest, funny, scrappy, and authentic. A celebration of family and community, it proves once again that fishermen are still the best storytellers around.
BLIND FAITH The Miraculous Journey of Lula Hardaway, Stevie Wonder's Mother - An authorized Biography of Luna Hardaway
Born too soon, Stevland Judkins entered the world with several strikes against him. He was small, weak and blind. But he had one huge advantage: his mother, Lula Hardaway. A neglected sharecropper's daughter with a will of iron, Lula vowed to achieve a better life for her children, especially little Stevie, her immensely talented son. An intimate look at how one woman's determination led to a lasting musical gift to the world.« less