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Bourdain, Anthony.

Summary: Tracking his own strange and unexpected voyage from journeyman cook to globe-traveling professional eater and drinker, and even to fatherhood, Bourdain takes no prisoners as he dissects what he's seen, pausing along the way for a series of confessions, rants, investigations, and interrogations of some of the most controversial figures in food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.509 BOU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.509 Bourdain 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 BOU

Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore)

Summary: In this landmark autobiography, five years in the making, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, elected to the Senate in 1962 tells his extraordinary personal story--of his legendary family, politics, and fifty years at the center of national events. He discusses his distinguished career, his relationships with his brothers John and Robert Kennedy, and the tragedies that have befallen his family over the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 KENNEDY, EDWARD Kennedy

Ross, Tracy.

Summary: The author explains how her love for the outdoors--and her journeys to natural landscapes in Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming and Alaska--became her only source of redemption after suffering sexual abuse from her stepfather for more than six years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROSS, TRACY ROSS

Sarah

Summary: The author documents a low period in her life and how she found strength in her struggles with adversity and eventually regained her sense of purpose for her life with the help of friends and several celebrity experts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SARAH, DUCHESS OF YORK SAR

Wallace, Danny.

Summary: As he nears 30, Wallace can't help wondering about his best childhood friends, whose names he finds in a long-forgotten address book. Acting on impulse, the author travels the world, risking rejection and ridicule, to show up on his old buddies' doorsteps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WAL

Wilson, Jo Anne S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trafford 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILSON, JO ANNE S WIL

Druckerman, Pamela

Summary: Author Pamela Druckerman leads us on a quest for wisdom, self-knowledge and the right pair of pants. A witty dispatch from the front lines of the forties, There Are No Grown-ups is a (midlife) coming-of-age story, and a book for anyone trying to find their place in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DRUCKERMAN, PAMELA DRU

Greenfeld, Karl Taro

Summary: A brother of an autistic child profiled in the trilogy that began with A Boy Called Noah describes the challenges he faced growing up in his brother's shadow, in an account that interweaves the social history of autism and its related research with the author's sideline experiences in childhood and adulthood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GREENFELD, KARL TAROGRE

Hitchens, Christopher.

Summary: "The life story of one of the most admired and controversial public intellectuals of our time"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HITCHENS, CHRISTOPHER HIT

McClure, Tori Murden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCCLURE, TORI MCC

Savage, Roz

Summary: Offers an inspirational story of how one woman traded an unhappy job and marriage for a 103-day solo voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, powered only by muscle, grit, and determination, in an account by the first woman to ever row from California to Hawaii.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAVAGE, ROZ SAV

Silver, Charlotte.

Summary: Infectious, charming, and at times wistful, Charlotte au Chocolat is a celebration of the magic of a beautiful presentation and the virtues of good manners, as well as a loving tribute to the author's mother-a woman who always showed her best face to the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 SIL

Bard, Elizabeth.

Summary: This a memoir about a young American woman caught up in two passionate love affairs--one with her new beau, Gwendal, the other with French cuisine. Bard packs her bags to begin a new life in the most romantic of cities. She finds that the deeper she immerses herself in French cuisine, the more Paris itself begins to translate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BARD, ELIZABETH BAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 944.361 BARD

Brown, Scott

Summary: The Massachusetts senator who was elected to succeed the late Edward Kennedy recounts the story of his neglect- and abuse-marked childhood, military and career successes, and unexpected entry into politics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROWN, SCOTT BRO

Bruni, Frank.

Summary: Bruni, restaurant critic for "The New York Times," tells his heartbreaking and hilarious account of his lifelong, often painful struggle with food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRUNI, FRANK BRU

Caldwell, Gail

Summary: In this gorgeous, moving memoir, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Caldwell reflects on her own coming-of-age in midlife, as she learns to open herself to the power and healing of sharing her life with a best friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 070.92 CAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CALDWELL, GAIL CAL

Gilman, Susan Jane.

Summary: In 1986, fresh out of college, Susan Jane Gilman and her friend Chloe dreamed of hitting the road as modern-day female Kerouacs. Inspired by a placemat at the International House of Pancakes, they mapped out a trip circling the globe, then headed west--to China. At that point in time, the People's Republic had been open to backpackers for barely ten minutes. But Susan and Chloe relished the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 915.104 GIL

Kilmer-Purcell, Josh

Summary: "Michael Perry meets David Sedaris in this follow-up to Josh Kilmer-Purcell's beloved and bestselling debut memoir, I Am Not Myself These Days--another riotous, moving, and entirely unique story of his attempt to tackle the next phase of life with his partner on a goat farm in upstate New York"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KILMER-PURCELL, JOSH KIL

Ollestad, Norman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Ollestad 2009

Scott-Heron, Gil

Summary: A personal account by the late musician and poet traces the story of his life, career, and history-making 1981 tour at the side of Stevie Wonder to raise support for the establishment of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCOTT-HERON, GIL SCO

Steiner, Leslie Morgan.

Summary: Takes you inside the violent, devastating world of abusive love. Conor said love and rage danced intimately together in his psyche. Why didn't Leslie leave? Has she fallen into love-- or into a psychological trap?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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Vincent, Norah.

Summary: From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Self-Made Man" comes this eye-opening, emotionally wrenching, and at time very funny work that exposes the state of mental healthcare in America from the inside out.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VINCENT, NORAH VIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: B Vincent Vin

Bell, Laura

Summary: In 1977, Laura Bell, at loose ends after graduating from college, leaves her family home in Kentucky for a wild and unexpected adventure: herding sheep in Wyoming's Big Horn Basin. By turns cattle rancher, forest ranger, outfitter, masseuse, wife and mother, Bell vividly recounts her struggle to find solid earth in which to put down roots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BELL, LAURA BEL

Clegg, Bill.

Summary: In this stark memoir, a follow-up to Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man, literary agent and author Clegg describes his struggle to stay clean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Clegg 2012

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