Biography & Memoir

  • Big Girls Do Cry

    Big Girls Do Cry is the story that Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons fans have been waiting for a look into the glitz and the glory that was the Jersey Boys' story as witnessed by one of the group's biggest fans. In the tradition of scandalous...

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  • Bitter or Better

    Well acquainted with family drama and adversity since childhood newspaper columnist Caryn Sullivan continued to encounter an overlapping string of family crises with a stoic resolve that left her in an emotional cocoon. A few months after joining what...

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  • Blood Transparencies

    Blood Transparencies: An Autobiography in Verse is a brutally honest narrative of coming-of-age in a unique American family. Told in a series of poetic vignettes it details life with a father who believes John Muir's words more essential than the Bible ...

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  • By the Forces of Gravity

    Rebecca Fish Ewan's illustrated coming-of-age memoir By the Forces of Gravity is told through drawings and free verse. Set in early-1970s Berkeley California Rebecca's story reflects on a childhood friendship cut short by tragedy. In an era of...

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  • Capture the Sun

    Capture the Sun chronicles first the life story of an African young man growing up poor in his native third world land and second getting an opportunity to improve himself by being educated in a first world country. It is about the difficulty of...

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  • Catholic Alcoholic

    Alcoholism and Catholicism: both are paradoxes. They capture life and death. Joy and suffering. Faith and doubt. Compassion and abuse. Death and resurrection. In this inspiring autobiographical work Annetta Sutton takes her readers on a journey of pure...

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  • Chicago Street Cop

    Chicago Street Cop

    Surviving a career in law enforcement involves a considerable amount of natural instinct skill luck and intellect. Fortunately for Pat McCarthy he possessed all of these some more than others at different times. In Chicago Street Cop you will:...

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  • Chutzpah & High Heels

    Having grown up in Minnesota Jessica Fishman moves to a land in the Middle East that is full of idiosyncrasies terrorists and beautiful olive-skinned men. When she arrives in Israel she is a wide-eyed immigrant hoping to survive on Zionism. But...

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  • Country Ragamuffins

    In Country Ragamuffins Maxine Bergerson Werner invites readers on a journey back to the 1950s as she recalls her upbringing as the oldest girl among eight siblings in a Norwegian farming community in rural Minnesota. To convey and preserve...

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  • Crossing the Wake

    Crossing the Wake: One Woman's Great Loop Adventure follows the waterlogged travels and travails of a woman willing to risk it all in a quest to bring some adventure to her life. A beautifully honest account of riding the waves of a journey both...

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  • Dancing on a Powder Keg

    Endorsed by Yad Vashem the World Holocaust Remembrance Center as a unique document with literary value Ilse Weber's letters and poems 1933&minus1944 record with vivid immediacy the lives of her small family during a time of increasing danger when...

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  • Dancing to my Heartbeat

    After fleeing a terror-filled marriage of twenty-three years Deborah Lysholm a professional dancer summoned unbelievable courage and passion to start a new life for herself and daughter Kristin. A cosmic slingshot propelled them into an unknown...

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