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1 Ed Hearn with Gene Frenette Conquering Life's Curves Baseball, Battles and Beyond
Master's Press 1996 1570281300 / 9781570281303 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Inscribed in the front fly paper, " Bob- Thanks for the great job on our windows. Keep swinging for life's fences. Ed Hearn Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages; Ed Hearne's inspiring autobiography about he worked through the loss of a brilliant baseball career and the challenge of life threatening illness. ; Signed by Author 
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2 Frank McCourt 'Tis
Scribner & Company 1999 0684848783 / 9780684848785 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket; Used, dust jacket with slight edgewear. 
6 1/2 X 9 1/2"; A sequel to best selling book, Angela's Ashes, Pulitzer price winning author Frank McCourt, chronicles his life after he returns to the United States as a 19 year old. McCourt's storytelling voice is uniqueand humorous, making the telling of life's sometimes painful conditions matter of fact yet compelling. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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3 Frank McCourt Angela's Ashes
Large Print Press 1996 156895963x / 9781568959634 Large Print Edition Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket; Front cover is lifting, slightly soiled corner, tight binding, clean pages. 
Trade PB; 9.0 x 1.0 x 6.0; 517 pages; Frank McCourt was an English teacher who wrote this memoir of his early life of poverty in an Irish catholic family. Frank McCourt was in his 60's when this was published and won himself a Pulitzer prize in 1997. The book is written in a youn child's voice, reminiscing with humor. This sad story is told without blame, bitterness or excuses and in a manner that keeps the reader riveted and moved. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 Gao Xingjian Soul Mountain
Perennial 2001 0060936231 / 9780060936235 1st Perennial Edition Paperback Good+; Used reading copy. Covers with shelf wear.  
Trade PB; 8.08 x 1.25 x 5.40; 528 pages; This is an autobiograpy written in beautiful prose. Gao Xingjian, playwright, critic, and novelist is the first Chinese to win the Pulitzer price for literature. Soul Mountain is an account of his journey, both physical and spiritual, as he fled Beijing into the remote forests of Sichuan in southwest China. This book chronicles his experiences during the period between 1982 to 1989. He immigrated to France in 1987 and wrote this book 2 years later. Mabel Lee, Ph. D. , professor of Asian Studies in Australia, translates the book from Chinese.  
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5 Malachy McCourt A Monk Swimming A Memoir
Hyperion 1998 0786863986 / 9780786863983 Stated First Edition; Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good; Slight shelf wear.  
1.20 x 9.20 x 6.30; 280 pages; Malachy McCourt was born in Ireland of an impoverished family. His father, a hopeless alcoholic deserted the family. Frank, Malachy's brother who had earlier escaped to America sent him passage in a ship's steerage class which was far more luxurious than Malachy had ever experienced. What follows is his life in America and coming to terms with what he thought he left behind. McCourt tells his story of growing up hungry and poor with humor and devoid of self pity that what could have been a tragic tale becomes entertaining, funny and inspiring.  
Price: 4.99 USD
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6 Rudolph Giuliani Leadership
Miramax Books 2002 0786868414 / 9780786868414 Stated First Edition; Sixth Printing Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
1.30 x 9.30 x 6.30; 407 pages; Rudy Giuliani, mayor of New York City on the fateful day of September 11,2001 was catapulted into the challenging and impossible position of responding to the painful catastrophe of the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers, a day that will live in American history. In this book, Giuliani writes about the events in his life that led to where he was and the values and leadership style that allowed him to comfort a city in tragedy and lead its citizens to recovery. 
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7 Sidney Poitier The Measure of a Man A Spiritual Autobiography
Harper 2007 0061357901 / 9780061357909 Stated First Edition Paperback Fair with no dust jacket; Some pages are wrinkled as if dried from having been wet. 
Trade PB; 0.80 x 7.90 x 5.30; 272 pages; Sidney Poitier who has gifted us with a lifetime of excellent acting now shares his memoirs in a very personal way. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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8 Walter Cronkite A Reporter's Life
Ballantine Books 1997 034541103x / 9780345411037 1st Ballantine edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Gently read. Edges are foxing. 
Trade PB; .92 x 8.27 x 5.57; 400 pages; Renowned and well-respected journalist, Walter Cronkite, writes his memoirs in the backdrop of the second half of the 21st century and the events and the key figures who shaped the world and made known to us through his life's work. 
Price: 3.75 USD
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