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Mom & Me & Mom
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400066117.  Daedalus Item Code: 52577
Returning to the memoir decades after her six-volume autobiography practically re-invented the form, Maya Angelou here charts the most formative relationship of her life in this stirring portrait. ... (Read More)
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Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady
Kate Summerscale.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608199341.  Daedalus Item Code: 50278
Headstrong, high-spirited, and already widowed, Isabella Walker became Mrs. Henry Robinson at age 31 in 1844. Henry was a successful civil engineer, and moved Isabella and their two sons to Edinburgh ... (Read More)
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M Train
Patti Smith.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101910160.  Daedalus Item Code: 69245
The legendary poet, performer, and eternal bohemian (she has been awarded the title of Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, the highest honor given to an artist by the French Republic), Patti Smith ... (Read More)
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My Crazy Century: A Memoir
Ivan Klíma. Craig Cravens, trans.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802121707.  Daedalus Item Code: 54391
In his intimate autobiography, spanning six decades of war, totalitarianism, censorship, and the fight for democracy in the 20th century, Czech writer Ivan Klíma—author of four New York Times ... (Read More)
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My Life with Che: The Making of a Revolutionary
Hilda Gadea. Ricardo Gadea, foreword.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230614420.  Daedalus Item Code: 53507
In this memoir of Che Guevara, his first wife Hilda Gadea gives us a vivid portrait of Guevara as political icon, romantic wanderer, philosopher, doting suitor, and father. Ernesto Guevara sought out ... (Read More)
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My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today
Nora Pouillon, with Laura Fraser.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385350754.  Daedalus Item Code: 59525
This wonderfully engaging memoir from the woman who founded America's first certified organic restaurant is the story of a largely unheralded culinary pioneer who made it her mission to bring ... (Read More)
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Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer
Garry Wills.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143119890.  Daedalus Item Code: 30344
Illuminating and provocative, this memoir from the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and historian who gave us Lincoln at Gettysburg is a chronicle of an original thinker at work in remarkable ... (Read More)
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Henri Charrière. Patrick O'Brian, trans.
Publisher: HarperCollins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007876235.  Daedalus Item Code: 62943
An immediate sensation in France upon its publication in 1969, Papillon is a vivid memoir of brutal penal colonies, daring prison breaks, and seafaring adventures in shark-infested waters. ... (Read More)
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Philomena: The Poignant True Story of a Mother and the Son She Had to Give Away (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Martin Sixsmith. Judi Dench, foreword.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447245223.  Daedalus Item Code: 52842
As a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee became pregnant and was sent to a convent as a "fallen woman." For three years after her son Anthony was born she cared for him there, until the Church ... (Read More)
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The Platform of Time: Memoirs of Family and Friends
Virginia Woolf. S.P. Rosenbaum, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843917090.  Daedalus Item Code: 53768
A brilliant and highly original writer, Virginia Woolf earned respect and acclaim in her lifetime on the strength of such books as A Room of One's Own and Mrs. Dalloway. Woolf also ... (Read More)
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The Play of the Eyes
Elias Canetti.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847083555.  Daedalus Item Code: 53089
This third memoir from Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti (1905–94) is set in Vienna between 1931 and 1937, years when Hitler's rise to power—already clear to anyone with eyes to see—was approaching ... (Read More)
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The Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality, and Forgiveness
Eric Lomax.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393344073.  Daedalus Item Code: 62327
A remarkable memoir of forgiveness and courage—and inspiration for a major motion picture starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman—this is the story of Eric Lomax, captured by the Japanese in World War ... (Read More)
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