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Product Description: Poor Your Soul—moving, wise, and passionately written—is a beautiful reflection on sexuality, free will, and the fierce bonds of family.At twenty-eight, Mira Ptacin discovered she was pregnant. Though it was unplanned, she embraced the idea of starting a family and became engaged to Andrew, the father...read more

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9781616956349 | Soho Pr Inc, January 12, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Poor Your Soul—moving, wise, and passionately written—is a beautiful reflection on sexuality, free will, and the fierce bonds of family.

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9781616957667 | Soho Pr Inc, December 6, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poor Your Soul—moving, wise, and passionately written—is a beautiful reflection on sexuality, free will, and the fierce bonds of family.
9780553245363, titled "Worlds to Win" | Bantam Books, February 1, 1985, cover price $3.95 | also contains Worlds to Win | About this edition: Beautiful and rebellious British actress Alison Plantaine, heiress to a distinguished theatrical dynasty, discovers her long-hidden Jewish heritage and sets out to create her own unconventional heritage, in the story of a woman torn between self and family loyalties

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Product Description: On one side, there is Grace: prize-winning author Diana Abu-Jaber s tough, independent sugar-fiend of a German grandmother, wielding a suitcase full of holiday cookies. On the other, Bud: a flamboyant, spice-obsessed Arab father, full of passionate argument...read more

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9781410489326 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 4, 2016), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: On one side, there is Grace: prize-winning author Diana Abu-Jaber s tough, independent sugar-fiend of a German grandmother, wielding a suitcase full of holiday cookies.

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Product Description: In this darkly funny, surprising memoir, the original “Lit Girl” and author of the era-defining Slaves of New York considers her life in and outside of New York City, from the heyday of the 1980s to her life today in a tiny upstate town that proves that fact is always stranger than fiction...read more

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9780062391322 | Dey Street Books, August 9, 2016, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: In this darkly funny, surprising memoir, the original “Lit Girl” and author of the era-defining Slaves of New York considers her life in and outside of New York City, from the heyday of the 1980s to her life today in a tiny upstate town that proves that fact is always stranger than fiction.

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9781504697330 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 9, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: In this darkly funny, surprising memoir, the original ''Lit Girl'' and author of the era-defining Slaves of New York considers her life in and outside of New York City, from the heyday of the 1980s to her life today in a tiny upstate town that proves that fact is always stranger than fiction.

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9781504697323 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 9, 2016), cover price $59.99

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Product Description: Writing with “a delicate, beautiful balance of wit and yearning” (#1 New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert), Rebecca Barry’s poignant take on creativity, marriage, and motherhood will make you laugh and cry—sometimes at the same time...read more

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9781416593362 | Simon & Schuster, April 7, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Writing with a delicate balance of humor and truth, critically acclaimed author Rebecca Barry reflects on motherhood, work, and marriage in her new memoir about trying to build a creative life.

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9781416593379 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, April 19, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Writing with “a delicate, beautiful balance of wit and yearning” (#1 New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert), Rebecca Barry’s poignant take on creativity, marriage, and motherhood will make you laugh and cry—sometimes at the same time.

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Product Description: “Diana Abu-Jaber is the Ambassador of Big-Heartedness.”―Patrick Volk, on The Language of BaklavaOn one side, there is Grace: prize-winning author Diana Abu-Jaber’s tough, independent sugar-fiend of a German grandmother, wielding a suitcase full of holiday cookies...read more

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9780393249095 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 18, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: “Diana Abu-Jaber is the Ambassador of Big-Heartedness.

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Product Description: A contributor to Guideposts annuals for ten years, Karen Valentin's narrative pieces about her journey to marriage and motherhood and then to single motherhood have resonated with readers for over 10 years. Now she shares her journey through her new Memoir "The Mother God Made Me to Be...read more

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9781455539864 | Faithwords, March 22, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: A contributor to Guideposts annuals for ten years, Karen Valentin's narrative pieces about her journey to marriage and motherhood and then to single motherhood have resonated with readers for over 10 years.

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Product Description: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing other creatures and other cultures, from her own backyard to the African savannah. Her books have transported millions of readers into the hidden lives of animals―from dogs and cats to deer and lions...read more

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9781603586399 | Chelsea Green Pub Co, February 23, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing other creatures and other cultures, from her own backyard to the African savannah.

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Product Description: Best known for her classic book Green Thoughts: A Writer in the Garden, Eleanor Perényi led a worldly life before settling down in Connecticut. More Was Lost is a memoir of her youth abroad, written in the early days of World War II, after her return to the United States...read more

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9781590179499 | New York Review of Books, February 16, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Best known for her classic book Green Thoughts: A Writer in the Garden, Eleanor Perényi led a worldly life before settling down in Connecticut.
9781885586544 | Helen Marx Books, January 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: She writes about her marriage to a Hungarian baron, their life of a Ruthenian estate, and the devastating effects of WW II on their family and friends.

After years of futon passion, Hemingway discussions, and three-mile runs, Jill Talbot’s relationship with a man carved in her doubts so deep she wrote to ignore them. And even though he was as unwilling to commit to a place or a job as Talbot was to marrying him, he insisted that she keep the baby when a pregnancy surprised them during their fourth year together. As it turned out, Kenny wasn't able to commit to a child either, so when the court ordered visitation and support for their four-month-old daughter, he vanished. His disappearing act was the catalyst for Talbot’s own, as she moved her daughter through nine states in as many years—running from the memory of their failed relationship and the hope of an impossible reunion, all the while raising a daughter on her own. Then, one day while packing boxes, she found a photograph that changed everything.In this memoir-in-essays, Talbot attempts to set the record straight, even as she argues that our shared histories are merely competing stories we choose to tell ourselves. A bold look at the challenges of love and the struggles of a single mother in America today, The Way We Weren't tells a complex, unforgettable story of loss and leaving, and of how Talbot learned that writing can't bring anything back, but that because of it, nothing is ever really lost.

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9780404037529, titled "The Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling: Just So Stories/Volume 12 of a 28 Volume Set Isbn 0404037402" | Not Applicable, December 1, 2041, cover price $62.50 | also contains The Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling: Just So Stories/Volume 12 of a 28 Volume Set Isbn 0404037402

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9781593766153 | Soft Skull Pr, July 14, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: After years of futon passion, Hemingway discussions, and three-mile runs, Jill Talbot’s relationship with a man carved in her doubts so deep she wrote to ignore them.

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Product Description: From an “imaginatively twisted and fearless” writer (Los Angeles Times), a hilarious memoir of middle age.In a voice that is wry, disarming, and totally candid, Sandra Tsing Loh tells the moving and laugh-out-loud tale of her roller coaster through "the change...read more

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9780393088687 | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 5, 2014, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A 2014 New York Times Book Review Notable Book From an "imaginatively twisted and fearless" writer (Los Angeles Times), a hilarious memoir of middle age.

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9780393351095 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, May 4, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: From an “imaginatively twisted and fearless” writer (Los Angeles Times), a hilarious memoir of middle age.

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9781628993301 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, November 1, 2014), cover price $35.95 | About this edition: In a voice that is wry, disarming, and totally candid, Sandra Tsing Loh tells the moving and laugh-out-loud tale of her roller coaster ride through "the change.

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Product Description: From the New York Times bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed comes a brave, frank, and exquisitely written memoir that will change the way you see the world. Barbara Ehrenreich is one of the most important thinkers of our time. Educated as a scientist, she is an author, journalist, activist, and advocate for social justice...read more

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9781455501762 | Twelve, April 8, 2014, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: From the New York Times bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed comes a brave, frank, and exquisitely written memoir that will change the way you see the world.
9781455585908 | Large print edition (Twelve, April 8, 2014), cover price $28.00

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9781455501748 | Reprint edition (Twelve, April 21, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From the New York Times bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed comes a brave, frank, and exquisitely written memoir that will change the way you see the world.
9780380714018, titled "Making Love Happen" | Reprint edition (Avon Books, September 1, 1991), cover price $4.99 | also contains Making Love Happen | About this edition: followed the advice in this book and have been married to the man it helped me to meet for 15 years!

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Product Description: Whether pulled from the folds of memory, channeled through the icons of Greek mythology and Roman Catholicism, or filtered through the lens of pop culture, Sonja Livingston’s Queen of the Fall considers the lives of women. Exploring the legacies of those she has crossed paths with in life and in the larger culture, Livingston weaves together strands of memory with richly imagined vignettes to explore becoming a woman in late 1980s and early 1990s America...read more

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9780803280670, titled "Queen of the Fall: A Memoir of Girls & Goddesses" | Univ of Nebraska Pr, April 1, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Whether pulled from the folds of memory, channeled through the icons of Greek mythology and Roman Catholicism, or filtered through the lens of pop culture, Sonja Livingston’s Queen of the Fall considers the lives of women.

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Product Description: In this inspiring memoir, the award-winning playwright and bestselling author of "What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day" reminisces on the art of juggling marriage, motherhood, and politics while working to become a successful writer...read more

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9781410469656, titled "Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons, and Love Affairs" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 16, 2014), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: In this inspiring memoir, the award-winning playwright and bestselling author of "What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day" reminisces on the art of juggling marriage, motherhood, and politics while working to become a successful writer.
9781451664690, titled "Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs" | Atria Books, April 8, 2014, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: In this inspiring memoir, the award-winning playwright and bestselling author of What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day reminisces on the art of juggling marriage, motherhood, and politics while working to become a successful writer.

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9781482995848, titled "Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 8, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [*Read by the author Pearl Cleage]In the tradition of greats like Susan Sontag, Joan Didion, and Nora Ephron, Cleage's selfportrait raises women's confessional writing to the level of great literature.

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Product Description: [*Read by the author Barbara Ehrenreich]The New York Times bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed returns with a powerful memoir of her quest, beginning in childhood, to discover ''the truth'' about the universe and everything else...read more

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9781478900276 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 8, 2014), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: [*Read by the author Barbara Ehrenreich]The New York Times bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed returns with a powerful memoir of her quest, beginning in childhood, to discover ''the truth'' about the universe and everything else.

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Product Description: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.]

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9781482995824 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 8, 2014), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.
9781482995831, titled "Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs, Library Edition" | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 8, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [MP3CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.

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Product Description: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.]

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9781478900245 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 8, 2014), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.

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Product Description: Emma Bell Miles (1879–1919) was a gifted writer, poet, naturalist, and artist with a keen perspective on Appalachian life and culture. She and her husband Frank lived on Walden’s Ridge in southeast Tennessee, where they struggled to raise a family in the difficult mountain environment...read more

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9780821420867 | Ohio Univ Pr, March 11, 2014, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Emma Bell Miles (1879–1919) was a gifted writer, poet, naturalist, and artist with a keen perspective on Appalachian life and culture.

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9780821420874 | Ohio Univ Pr, March 11, 2014, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Emma Bell Miles (1879–1919) was a gifted writer, poet, naturalist, and artist with a keen perspective on Appalachian life and culture.

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Product Description: Maud Howe Elliott (1854–1948), the daughter of Julia Ward Howe, was a Pulitzer Prize–winning writer and a tireless supporter of the arts, particularly in her adopted city of Newport, Rhode Island. An art historian and the author of over twenty works of fiction and nonfiction, including countless articles and short stories, Elliott is perhaps best known for co-writing a biography of her mother—a major figure in the political and cultural world of New England, a woman’s suffrage leader, and a leading progressive political voice...read more

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9781611684957 | Univ Pr of New England, January 7, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Maud Howe Elliott (1854–1948), the daughter of Julia Ward Howe, was a Pulitzer Prize–winning writer and a tireless supporter of the arts, particularly in her adopted city of Newport, Rhode Island.

Writer. Matriarch. Mentor. Friend. Icon. Madeleine L'Engle is perhaps best recognized as the author of A Wrinkle in Time, the enduring milestone work of fantasy fiction that won the 1963 John Newbery Medal for excellence in children's literature and has enthralled millions of readers for the past fifty years. But to those who knew her well, L'Engle was much more besides: a larger-than-life persona, an inspiring mentor, a strong-willed matriarch, a spiritual guide, and a rare friend. In Listening for Madeleine, the renowned literary historian and biographer Leonard S. Marcus reveals Madeleine L'Engle in all her complexity, through a series of incisive interviews with the people who knew her most intimately. Vivid reminiscences of family members, colleagues, and friends create a kaleidoscope of keen insights and snapshop moments that help readers to understand the many sides of this singularly fascinating woman.

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9780374298975 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 13, 2012, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Writer.

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9780374534202 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 12, 2013, cover price $16.00 | also contains Listening for Madeleine: A Portrait of Madeleine L'engle in Many Voices

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