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Leaving Before the Rains Come
Alexandra Fuller.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846559563.  Daedalus Item Code: 63660
 
Looking to rebuild after a painful divorce, memoirist Alexandra Fuller—who also gave us Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight and Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness—turns to her ... (Read More)
 
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Lennon Revealed
Larry Kane.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback & DVD.
ISBN: 9780762429660.  Daedalus Item Code: 60496
 
Having met and followed the Beatles throughout their American tours, the author of Ticket to Ride and When They Were Boys remained friends with John Lennon for the rest of the singer's ... (Read More)
 
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The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Volume 2: 1923–1925
Valerie Eliot & Hugh Haughton, eds.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571140817.  Daedalus Item Code: 32676
 
Covering the early years of T.S. Eliot's editorship of The Criterion and the publication of "The Hollow Men," this extensively annotated volume of his correspondence charts his intellectual ... (Read More)
 
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The Life and Times of Mickey Rooney
Richard A. Lertzman & William J. Birnes.
Publisher: Gallery.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501100963.  Daedalus Item Code: 64218
 
From his bit part in a burlesque show as a one-year-old to his final film role at age 93, Mickey Rooney devoted himself to performance, while epitomizing the ups and downs of a Hollywood lifestyle. ... (Read More)
 
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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767919371.  Daedalus Item Code: 62226
 
Born in the middle of the American century (1951) in the middle of the United States (Des Moines), Bill Bryson, like millions of his peers, grew up with a rich fantasy life as a superhero—in his ... (Read More)
 
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LIFE Lincoln: An Intimate Portrait
Henry Louis Gates Jr., foreword. Allen C. Guelzo, narrative.
Publisher: Life Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781618930729.  Daedalus Item Code: 53472
 
A vivid and multifaceted portrait in words and images, this oversized volume commemorates the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's death with a celebration of his life, his unparalleled place in ... (Read More)
 
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A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907–1940
Victoria Wilson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439194065.  Daedalus Item Code: 64284
 
Frank Capra called her "the greatest emotional actress the screen has yet known." Barbara Stanwyck was one of Hollywood's most natural, timeless, and yet underrated stars; her astonishing film career ... (Read More)
 
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The Life of George Washington
John Marshall. Wayne LaPierre, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629145013.  Daedalus Item Code: 63982
 
Biographies of George Washington are legion, but this one has the distinction of being written by John Marshall (1755–1835), who—prior to his 34 years of service as a Supreme Court Justice—fought ... (Read More)
 
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The Light of the World: A Memoir
Elizabeth Alexander.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455599875.  Daedalus Item Code: 59508
 
The author of six books of poetry (including the Pulitzer Prize finalist American Sublime) and the poet who composed and recited "Praise Song for the Day" for Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration, ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream—and How We Can Do It Again
Rich Lowry.
Publisher: Broadside Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062123787.  Daedalus Item Code: 44350
 
In a thoughtful mix of history and politics, this book traces Abraham Lincoln's climb from the backwoods to the White House and calls for a renewal of the Lincoln ethic of relentless striving. ... (Read More)
 
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The Lives of John Lennon
Albert Goldman.
Publisher: Chicago Review.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781556523991.  Daedalus Item Code: 63546
 
The result of six years of research and some 1200 interviews, this book takes readers deep into John Lennon's world, from his fractured childhood to his Beatles days to his cloistered life with Yoko ... (Read More)
 
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
 
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–50) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
 
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