Biography

This is John Gregory's sensational story of his time at Aston Villa, having been dramatically appointed manager in February 1998. Open and honest, forthright and confident, John Gregory talks about managing Stan Collymore and Paul Merson, his wheeling and dealing, and his negotiations through the...

Not long after the death of his father, whose heart gave out suddenly in November 1967, Charles Koch--then in his early thirties--discovered a letter his father had written when his four sons were small. "My dear boys," it began, "when you are twenty-one, you will receive what now seems to be a l...

Read the moving story of Bill McCartney, one of America's most successful and controversial college football coaches and founder of the Promise Keeper's movement. Get an inside look at the man behind the movement, his personal insights into its success, and his vision for the future. In this comp...

No one knows a presidential candidate like the home state reporters who cover him or her, day in and day out. That's what makes this book about Howard Dean so useful: it goes a long way toward explaining the who, what and why of a man who, until a few months ago, was the widely dismissed former G...

The definitive biography of Bill Wilson, the man who established Alcoholics Anonymous, and the first to be written with access to documents in that organization's archives, by a noted author who is herself a recovering alcoholic. In this definitive and groundbreaking biography, acclaimed author S...

Nunca sabremos de qué hablaban Melville y Hawthorne cuando quedaban a fumar y beber brandy hasta bien entrada la noche, pero se conservan estas cartas escritas entre enero 1851 y diciembre de 1852, en las que Melville comparte con su amigo ideas e inquietudes sobre la composición de Moby Dick, la...

This songbook contains separate piano and guitar arrangements to most  of the 23 songs: Anywhere Like Heaven, Blossom; The Blues Is Just a Bad Dream; Brighten Your Life With My Day; Carolina on My Mind; Circle Round the Sun; Country Road; Don't Talk Now; Fire and Rain; Knocking 'Round the Zoo; Lo...

Thomas Hardy : a mean, snobbish, impotent pessimist who had little understanding of women, and who suffered from a feeble intellect. Or so the popular myth encouraged by previous biographers, particularly Robert Gittings, and Michael Millgate would have us believe. But Martin Seymour-Smith claims...

The normal tour for an American soldier in Vietnam was 12 months, but for a pointman, a lot of luck was required to reach the magic 365. Although wounded four times during his year in the boonies, Roger Hayes survived to tell the tale of his wartime experience. 24 photos.

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What have you learned from your life? What will you take with you when you die? Through this heartfelt, humorous, inspirational, and oftentimes brutally honest collection of essays, PATHS Humanitarian Writing Award winner H.L. Sudler embarks upon a journey of self-discovery in his quest to define...

At the age of twenty-one, Prince Philip wrote to a relative: ‘I know you will never think much of me. I am rude and unmannerly.’ Prince Philip probably never managed to change the opinion of his relative... This affectionate compendium brings

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Ernest Jones’s three-volume The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud was first published in the mid-1950s. This edited and abridged volume omits the portions of the trilogy that dealt principally with the technical aspects of Freud’s work and is designed for the lay reader. Jones portrays Freud’s child...

Donald Trump, the canny deal maker and crowd pleaser, is the third generation of an entrepreneurial family whose turbulent history and extraordinary achievements reflect the transformation of America from a land of scrabbling immigrant survivors to our brand-name era. Donald's German immigrant gr...

"A literary portrait of New Zealand’s best-loved children’s author."

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Marvel Comic 1982 Vol. 1 No 1 Issue of The Life of Pope John Paul II. The entire story from his childhood to the assassinatin attempt.

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The life of reformer Martin Luther in the graphic novel format. Five hundred years ago a brash young monk single-handedly confronted the most powerful institutions of his day. His bold stand sparked the Protestant Reformation and marked one of the great turning points in history. Martin Luther, a...

Meet the man who created Alice, the Mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum! Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, a mathematician and church deacon, who taught at Oxford University. He was inspired to write his best known works, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the...

While recuperating in a hospital after World War II, a Polish refugee wrote at length about his remarkable experiences in war-torn Europe. The Defiant , his memoir, is the account of a young man who refused to yield to the German onslaught and chose instead to become a Jewish resistance fighter. ...