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Hazzard, Kevin M.

Summary: "A former paramedic's visceral, poignant, and mordantly funny account of a decade spent on Atlanta's mean streets saving lives and connecting with the drama and occasional beauty that lies inside catastrophe. In the aftermath of 9/11 Kevin Hazzard felt that something was missing from his life--his days were too safe, too routine. A failed salesman turned local reporter, he wanted to test...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

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Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: Here are more scathingly funny tales from the wild side! Laurie Notaro survived the debauched ride of her twenties and the bumpy ride to matrimony. Now she's ready to take on the thirtysomething years . . . and almost middle age has never been more hilarious.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 814.6 NOT

Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: The New York Times bestseller from author Laurie Notaro sheds hilarious light on everyday life, from hourly-wage jobs that require zero skill to horrific high school reunions.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 814.6 NOT

Beard, Amanda.

Summary: "In this candid and ultimately uplifting memoir, Olympic medalist Amanda Beard reveals the truth about coming of age in the spotlight, the demons she battled along the way, and the newfound happiness that has proven to be her greatest victory"--Container. A seven-time Olympic medalist describes her battles with depression, eating disorders, and substance abuse in spite of her successful...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 797.2109 BEARD, AMANDA Bea
1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 797.2 BEARD, AMANDA Bea

Dick, Philip K.

Summary: "'A great and calamitous sequence of arguments with the universe: poignant, terrifying, ludicrous, and brilliant. The Exegesis is the sort of book associated with legends and madmen, but Dick wasn't a legend and he wasn't mad. He lived among us, and was a genius.'--Jonathan Lethem. Based on thousands of pages of typed and handwritten notes, journal entries, letters, and story sketches, The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 DIC

Orr, Bobby

Summary: "One of the greatest sports figures of all time breaks his silence in a memoir as unique as the man himself. He has never written a memoir, authorized a biography, or talked to journalists about his past, but now he is finally ready to tell his story. Bobby Orr is often referred to as the greatest ever to play the game of hockey. From 1966 through the mid-seventies, he could change a game...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ORR, BOBBY ORR

Reilly, Brendan M.

Summary: In this engaging first-person narrative, Dr. Brendan Reilly takes listeners inside the medical profession as he solves real-life medical mysteries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 REILLY, BRENDAN Rei

Haynes, Colton

Summary: "A brutally honest and moving memoir of lust, abuse, addiction, stardom, and redemption from Arrow and Teen Wolf actor Colton Haynes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAYNES, COLTON HAY

Mewshaw, Michael

Summary: "A generous, entertaining, intimate look at Gore Vidal, a man who prided himself on being difficult to know Detached and ironic; a master of the pointed put-down, of the cutting quip; enigmatic, impossible to truly know: This is the calcified, public image of Gore Vidal--one the man himself was fond of reinforcing. "I'm exactly as I appear," he once said of himself. "There is no warm, lovable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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Gillies, Isabel.

Summary: A Year and Six Seconds is the true story of New York Times bestselling memoirist Isabel Gillies's valiant yet bumbling efforts to pick herself up after her husband leaves her for another woman--and of how she stumbles upon true love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 792.028 GILLIES, ISABEL Gil

Greene, Melissa Fay.

Summary: Dispatches from the new front lines of parenthood from two-time National Book Award finalist Melissa Fay Greene.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.734 GRE

Gillies, Isabel

Summary: A Year and Six Seconds is the true story of New York Times bestselling memoirist Isabel Gillies's valiant yet bumbling efforts to pick herself up after her husband leaves her for another woman--and of how she stumbles upon true love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 GILLIES, ISABEL Gil

McGowan, Rose

Summary: "The surprising and captivating memoir and radical manifesto of one of the most controversial women in Hollywood--actress, activist, musician, director, and all-around feminist badass Rose McGowan"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCGOWAN, ROSE MCG

Grey, Stella

Summary: When Stella Grey's husband leaves her for another woman, she fears she'll be unhappy and alone for the rest of her life. But daytime vodka-drinking and ice-cream are only short-term consolations. Realizing that she needs to take her future into her own hands, Stella dives into the world of online dating. What follow are 693 days of hilarious, depressing, and baffling encounters that unfold both...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Paperbacks 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.73 Grey 2017

Link, Mardi.

Summary: "Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: the memoir of a mother who, after ending her nineteen-year marriage, staves off a perpetually empty bank account and, with the help of her three young sons, saves her century-old farmhouse from foreclosure and reclaims her life. It's the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link's dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt, heartbreak, and perpetually...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630.92 LIN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 LIN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Local Author, Call number: 921 LINK, MARDI LIN
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINK, MARDI LIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B LINK LIN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MI 921 Link 2013

Seek, Amy

Summary: "A searching, eloquent memoir about the joys and hardships of open adoption God and Jetfire is a mother's account of her decision to surrender her son in an open adoption and of their relationship over the twelve years that follow. Facing an unplanned pregnancy at twenty-two, Amy Seek and her ex-boyfriend begin an exhaustive search for a family to raise their child. They sift through hundreds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SEEK, AMY SEE

Harry

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: It was one of the most searing images of the twentieth century: two young boys, two princes, walking behind their mother's coffin as the world watched in sorrow and horror. As Diana, Princess of Wales, was laid to rest, billions wondered what the princes must be thinking and feeling, and how their lives would play out from that point on. For Harry, this is that story at last. With its raw,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2023

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Martinez, Domingo.

Summary: "Domingo Martinez lays bare his interior and exterior worlds as he struggles to make sense of the violent and the ugly, along with the beautiful and the loving. Partly a reflection on the culture of machismo and partly an exploration of the author's boyhood spent in his sister's hand-me-down clothes, this book delves into the enduring and complex bond between Martinez and his deeply flawed, but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARTINEZ, DOMINGO MAR

Rodgers, Mary

Summary: "The memoirs of Mary Rodgers--writer, composer, Broadway royalty, and "a woman who tried everything.""--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RODGERS, MARY ROD

Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: Bestselling author Laurie Notaro unleashes her wrath on everything from e-mail spam to eBay to the perils of St. Patrick's Day, with hilarious results.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 814.6 NOT

Freed, Lynn

Summary: "Lynn Freed's deeply personal essays explore our most quintessential question: What makes a home? From very early on she had imagined for herself an ideal life: a stranger in a strange place: someone just arrived, just about to leave, and always with a home to return to. As a teenager on an exchange program to the U.S., she had made up fantastic reasons to escape high school in the suburbs and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 824 FRE

Fraser, Antonia

Summary: "Antonia Fraser's memoir of growing up is not only an attempt to recapture the experiences of her Oxford childhood and youth -- in Shakespeare's phrase, to 'call back yesterday, bid time return.' It is also a chronicle of the progress of her love of history since her first discovery of it as a private pleasure when she was a child in the 1930s--her history, as she believed it to be, for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRASER, ANTONIA FRA

Ephron, Delia

Summary: After Delia Ephron channeled her frustration with Verizon into a New York Times op ed, she got an email from a man she dated briefly in college. He soon flew to see her. They were crazily in love. What could go wrong? Acute myeloid leukemia, which also took her beloved older sister, struck her three months into this new blissful life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 EPHRON, DELIA EPH

Obama, Michelle

8 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Drawing from her experiences as a mother, daughter, spouse, friend, and First Lady, Michelle Obama shares the habits and principles she has developed to adapt to change and overcome obstacles.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 OBA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 921 OBAMA, MICHELLE OBA

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