Results for Non Fiction + Heroes + 20th Century (multiple decades)

Select your view:
  • The Spy Who Loved: The Secrets and Lives of Christine Granville
    Clare Mulley
    Paperback: 05/27/2014
     
    Acclaimed biographer Clare Mulley tells the extraordinary story of Britain's first female special agent of ...
  • Escape from the Land of Snows: The Young Dalai Lama's Harrowing Flight to Freedom and the Making of a Spiritual Hero
    Stephan Talty
    Paperback: 01/18/2011
     
    Emotionally powerful and irresistibly page-turning, Escape from the Land of Snows is simultaneously a portrait...
  • Strength in What Remains: A journey of remembrance and forgiveness
    Tracy Kidder
    Paperback: 05/04/2010
     
    Strength in What Remains is a wonderfully written, inspiring account of one man’s remarkable American ...
  • A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean
    Tori Murden McClure
    Paperback: 04/01/2010
     
    In June 1998, Tori McClure set out to row across the Atlantic Ocean by herself in a twenty-three-foot plywood ...
  • Unbowed: A Memoir
    Wangari Maathai
    Paperback: 09/07/2007
     
    Hugely charismatic, humble, and possessed of preternatural luminosity of spirit, Wangari Maathai, recounts her...
  • John Glenn: A Memoir
    John Glenn, Nick Taylor
    Paperback: 10/01/2000
     
    This extraordinary book captures the unique alchemy that brings a man to the forefront of his time.

Full results are for members only - but you can cross-reference more than one theme by using the buttons in the right column. Explore the many benefits of membership here.

The reviewer of each book decides which categories it belongs in - but we're only human, mistakes happen. If you see a book that you think is in the wrong place, tell us!

Total books found: 6

Page 1 of 1
Membership Advantages
  • Reviews
  • "Beyond the Book" backstories
  • Free books to read and review (US only)
  • Find books by time period, setting & theme
  • Read-alike suggestions by book and author
  • Book club discussions
  • and much more!
  • Just $10 for 3 months or $35 for a year
  • More about membership!
Filter by Genre
Filter by Setting

Your guide toexceptional          books

BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.