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The Story Of My Life

Author : Jay McInerney
ISBN : 9781408854501
Genre : Fiction
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It is party time in eighties Manhattan. Smart, sassy and cynical, Alison lives for the moment. Her life is a carnival of gossip and midnight sessions of Truth or Dare, and her cocaine-bashing friends and flirting flatmates all crave satiation. Young and beautiful, hip and indulgent, sex-crazed and alcohol-fuelled, Alison can neither pay her fees for drama school nor track down her indifferent father. She juggles rent money with abortion fees, lingering lovers with current conquests and is the despair of her gynaecologist. She's fallen deeply in lust with Dean, although that nasty present Skip Pendleton left her with hasn't yet cleared up. Story of her life right? But in a world of no consequences, Alison is heading for a meltdown.
Category: Fiction

The Story Of My Life

Author : Helen Keller
ISBN : STANFORD:36105004990235
Genre : Deafblind people
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Author : Katharine Hepburn
ISBN : 9780345410092
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 36.33 MB
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With the publication of The Making of the African Queen in 1987, Katharine Hepburn proved that she can number writing among her many talents, and that her humor and intelligence, and the inimitable cadences of her voice translate vividly to the printed page. Now, with characteristic gusto and candor, she delivers her eagerly awaited memoir. 75 photographs.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Stories Of My Life

Author : Katherine Paterson
ISBN : 9781101620656
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
File Size : 63.11 MB
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From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares the personal stories that inspired her children’s books. Told with her trademark humor and heart, Paterson's tales reveal details about her life from her childhood with missionary parents, to living as a single woman in Japan, to raising four children in suburban Maryland with her minister husband. Read about the origins of such familiar characters as Leslie Burke and Janice Avery from Bridge to Terabithia, and go behind the scenes to the moments Katherine found out she won her many awards. Filled with personal photos and letters, this funny, heartwarming history from a legendary writer lets fans in on the making of literary classics.
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

The Story Of My Life

Author : Clarence Darrow
ISBN : 9781329374096
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Clarence Darrow (April 18, 1857 - March 13, 1938) was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union. He was best known for defending teenage thrill killers Leopold and Loeb in their trial for murdering 14-year-old Robert ""Bobby"" Franks (1924). Some of his other notable cases included defending Ossian Sweet, and John T. Scopes in the Scopes ""Monkey"" Trial (1925), in which he opposed William Jennings Bryan (statesman, noted orator, and three-time presidential candidate). Called a ""sophisticated country lawyer,"" he remains notable for his wit, which marked him as one of the most famous American lawyers and civil libertarians. Today, Clarence Darrow is remembered for his reputation as a fierce litigator who, in many cases, championed the cause of the underdog; because of this, he is generally regarded as one of the greatest criminal defense lawyers in American history and therefor has he served as a model for almost every lawyer on film or television.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Story Of My Life

Author : Morarji Desai
ISBN : UVA:X000921223
Genre : Prime ministers
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Hank Greenberg The Story Of My Life

Author : Hank Greenberg
ISBN : 9781461662389
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Once in a great while there appears a baseball player who transcends the game and earns universal admiration from his fellow players, from fans, and from the American people. Such a man was Hank Greenberg, whose dynamic life and legendary career are among baseball's most inspiring stories. The Story of My Life tells the story of this extraordinary man in his own words, describing his childhood as the son of Eastern European immigrants in New York; his spectacular baseball career as one of the greatest home-run hitters of all time and later as a manager and owner; his heroic service in World War II; and his courageous struggle with cancer. Tall, handsome, and uncommonly good-natured, Greenberg was a secular Jew who, during a time of widespread religious bigotry in America, stood up for his beliefs. Throughout a lifetime of anti-Semitic abuse he maintained his dignity, becoming in the process a hero for Jews throughout America and the first Jewish ballplayer elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Story Of My Life

Author : Helen Keller
ISBN : 9780553902051
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 77.37 MB
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An American classic rediscovered by each generation, The Story of My Life is Helen Keller’s account of her triumph over deafness and blindness. Popularized by the stage play and movie The Miracle Worker, Keller’s story has become a symbol of hope for people all over the world. This book–published when Keller was only twenty-two–portrays the wild child who is locked in the dark and silent prison of her own body. With an extraordinary immediacy, Keller reveals her frustrations and rage, and takes the reader on the unforgettable journey of her education and breakthroughs into the world of communication. From the moment Keller recognizes the word “water” when her teacher finger-spells the letters, we share her triumph as “that living word awakened my soul, gave it light, hope, joy, set it free!” An unparalleled chronicle of courage, The Story of My Life remains startlingly fresh and vital more than a century after its first publication, a timeless testament to an indomitable will. From the Paperback edition.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The True Story Of My Life

Author : Alice Mangold Diehl
ISBN : STANFORD:36105022813377
Genre : Musicians
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The Story Of My Life

Author : John Albert Macy
ISBN : 9781625588326
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Story of My Life is Helen Keller's autobiography detailing her early life, especially her experiences with Anne Sullivan. The book is dedicated to inventor Alexander Graham Bell. The dedication reads, "To ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Who has taught the deaf to speak and enabled the listening ear to hear speech from the Atlantic to the Rockies, I dedicate this Story of My Life."
Category: Biography & Autobiography