Results for Nonfiction + Biography & Memoir + 20th Century (multiple decades)

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  • In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin
    Lindsey Hilsum
    Hardcover: 11/06/2018
     
    The devastating biography of Marie Colvin, the foremost war reporter of her generation, who was killed in ...
  • A Girl's Guide to Missiles: Growing Up in America's Secret Desert
    Karen Piper
    Hardcover: 08/14/2018
     
    A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons ...
  • I Will Be Complete: A Memoir
    Glen David Gold
    Hardcover: 06/26/2018
     
    From the best-selling author of Carter Beats the Devil and Sunnyside, a big-hearted memoir told in three parts...
  • Call Me American: A Memoir
    Abdi Nor Iftin
    Hardcover: 06/19/2018
     
    The incredible true story of a boy living in war-torn Somalia who escapes to America--first by way of the ...
  • Dadland
    Keggie Carew
    Paperback: 03/20/2018
     
    A spellbinding journey into surprising and shady corners of twentieth-century politics, a rackety English ...
  • Educated: A Memoir
    Tara Westover
    Hardcover: 02/20/2018
     
    An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on ...
  • I Am I Am I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death
    Maggie O'Farrell
    Hardcover: 02/06/2018
     
    An extraordinary memoir - told entirely in near-death experiences - from one of Britain's best-selling ...

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