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  • Code Name Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy
    Larry Loftis
    Hardcover: 01/15/2019
     
    The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in ...
  • Helga's Diary: A Young Girl's Account of Life in a Concentration Camp
    Helga Weiss
    Paperback: 02/10/2014
     
    The remarkable diary of a young girl who survived the Holocaust—appearing in English for the first time.
  • Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
    Mitchell Zuckoff
    Paperback: 04/24/2012
     
    Lost in Shangri-La recounts the incredible true-life adventure of twenty-four officers and enlisted men and ...
  • Jenniemae & James: A Memoir in Black and White
    Brooke Newman
    Paperback: 04/05/2011
     
    The true story of an extraordinary friendship between a brilliant mathematician and an uneducated, illiterate ...
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Rebecca Skloot
    Paperback: 03/08/2011
     
    Winner of BookBrowse's 2010 Best Book Award
    Intimate in feeling, astonishing in scope, and impossible to put ...
  • The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story
    Diane Ackerman
    Paperback: 09/08/2008
     
    A true story, as powerful as Schindler’s List, in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of ...
  • My Life in France
    Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme
    Paperback: 10/09/2007
     
    The story of Child's growth from a naive newleywed into a great cook and one of the best and most ...

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