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The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography – Sidney Poitier

Poitier's own introspective look at what has informed his performances and life. He explores the nature of sacrifice and commitment, price and humility, rage and forgiveness, and paying the price for artistic integrity.  
Publisher: Harper San Francisco {HRPSF}
(5.50 x 8.00) ISBN: 0061357xxx
Published: February 2007
Biography Autobiography Personal Memoirs Entertainment Performing Arts
$18.95 (estimate)

 

The Weather Makers – Tim Flannery

This generation of decision makers and consumers will decide the future of our planet. It is a global call to arms, laying out plainly what we know and what we can do to make a difference before it’s too late.
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada
(6.00 x 9.00) ISBN: 0002008xxx 
Published: December 2006 
Political Science
$22.95 (estimate)
 

The Glass Castle: A Memoir – Jeannette Walls

When sober, Jeannette's father taught the children to embrace life fearlessly. When drunk, they learned to care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
(304 Pages, 5.30 x 8.00) ISBN: 0743247xxx EAN: 9780743247xxx
Published: January 2006 High Demand (sales rank #45)
Biography Autobiography Personal Memoirs Women Literary
$19.00 (estimate)
 

An Inconvenient Truth – Al Gore

Our climate crisis may appear to be happening slowly, but in fact it is taking place very quickly-and has turned into a  planetary emergency. Inconvenient truths do not go away just because they are not seen.  
Publisher: Rodale Books
(328 Pages, 7.50 x 8.90) ISBN: 1594865xxx 
Published: June 2006 
History United States
$28.95 (estimate)

 

Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson – Mitch Albom

Mitch rediscovers his mentor, Morrie, in the last months of his life. He starts to visit with him every Tuesdays, as they did back in college.  Their rekindled relationship turns into one final “class” lesson in how to live.
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
(208 Pages, 4.18 x 6.88) ISBN: 0307275xxx EAN: 9780307275xxx
Published: December 2005 High Demand (sales rank #37)
Biography Autobiography Specific Groups Special Needs Personal Memoirs Philosophy
$9.99 (estimate)
 

The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed – John Vaillant

The Golden Spruce is the story of a glorious natural wonder, the man who destroyed it, and the fascinating, troubling context in which his act took place on the night of January 20, 1997.
Publisher: Knopf Canada
(272 Pages, 5.25 x 8.00) ISBN: 0676976xxx EAN: 9780676976xxx
Published: January 2006 High Demand (sales rank #87)
Current Events
$21.00 (estimate)
 

Eat Pray Love – Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth deceides to leave behind all the trappings of modern success and find, instead, what she truly wanted from life. Setting out for a year to study three different aspects of her nature amid three different cultures.  
Publisher: Penguin Books USA
(352 Pages, 5.50 x 8.50) ISBN: 0143038xxx
Published: January 2007
Biography Autobiography
$18.50 (estimate)

 

A Man Without a Country – Kurt Vonnegut

From his coming of age in America, to his formative war experiences, to his life as an artist, this is Vonnegut doing what he does best: Being himself.  
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
(160 Pages, 5.22 x 7.97) ISBN: 0812977xxx EAN: 9780812977xxx
Published: January 2007 High Demand (sales rank #110)
Biography Autobiography
$17.95 (estimate)

 

Night – Elie Wiesel

Night is a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of Elie’s survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps and his lifelong, passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man’s capacity for inhumanity to man.
Publisher: Hill & Wang Pub {HILLW}
Series: Oprah Book Club Selection #55
(120 Pages, 5.50 x 8.50) ISBN: 0374500xxx EAN: 9780374500xxx
Published: January 2006 High Demand (sales rank #219)
Biography Autobiography Literary studies Novels other prose writers from c 1900 European history Second World War The Holocaust
$12.00 (estimate)
 

Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa – Stephen Lewis

A powerful testimony for anyone interested in forging a better world. Stephen shows how primary education, a successful war against AIDS, and environmental sustainability, are within the grasp of humanity.  
Publisher: House of Anansi Pr {HOUSA}
Series: Cbc Massey Lecture
(214 Pages, 5.00 x 8.00) ISBN: 0887847xxx EAN: 9780887847xxx
Published: August 2006 High Demand (sales rank #195)
Medical Aids Hiv Public Health Political Science Government International
$18.95 (estimate)

 
The Pursuit of Happyness (Paperback)
Chris Gardner
Publisher: Amistad Pr {AMISB}
(320 Pages, 5.75 x 8.00) ISBN: 0060744xxx EAN: 9780060744xxx
Published: November 2006 High Demand (sales rank #183)
Biography Autobiography Personal Memoirs True stories of endurance survival Financial services industry
$19.50 (estimate)
   
 
 
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