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Conrad, Vicki

Summary: "A beautifully illustrated children's biography of Beverly Cleary, from her roots in Portland to her years as a librarian and an eventual children's book writer. The debut book in Little Bigfoot's new Growing to Greatness series of notable people from the Pacific Northwest"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bigfoot, an imprint of Sasquatch Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CLE

Anderson, William

Summary: Photographs and mementos accompany an account of the life and literary career of the author of the well-loved "Little House" books.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Wilder

Moser, Benjamin

Summary: "Benjamin Moser's Sontag, a biography of Susan Sontag, is a portrait of the iconoclastic and prolific essayist, novelist, and critic and her role in the history of American intellectualism" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Shulman, Alix Kates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Point Press 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 SHU

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hertog, Susan.

Summary: A dual portrait of the influential British and American journalists draws on previously sealed archival sources to examine their personal and creative lives as well as the close, four-decade friendship they shared.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Quindlen, Anna.

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author Anna Quindlen uses the mastery of the medium in which she works to send an utterly compelling message as she explores the importance of books in her life and their vital role in society. THE LIBRARY OF CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT is a groundbreaking series where America's finest writers and most brilliant minds tackle today's most provocative,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Pub. Group 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 Quindlen, Anna Quindlen

Slater, Lauren.

Summary: "Lauren Slater's rocky childhood left her cold to the idea of ever creating a family of her own, but a husband, two dogs, two children, and three houses later, she came around to the challenges, trials, and unexpected rewards of playing house. Boldly honest, these biographical pieces reveal Slater at her wittiest and most deeply personal. She describes her journey from fiercely independent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SLATER, LAUREN SLA

Lester, Helen.

Summary: Children's author Helen Lester describes her life from age three to adulthood and discusses how she writes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LES

Polacco, Patricia.

Summary: An autobiography of the well-known author and illustrator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: R.C. Owen 1994

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB POLACCO POL

Nin, Anais

Contents: v. 1. 1931-1934.--v. 2. 1934-1939.--v.3 1939-1944.--v.4 1944-1947.--v.5 1947-1955.--v.6 1955-1966.--v. 7. 1966-1974.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swallow Press 1966

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.52 NIN, ANAIS NIN

Wadsworth, Ginger.

Summary: Examines Laura Ingalls Wilder's life as a pioneer girl and her work as a writer describing that life for others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WIL

Hotchner, A. E.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "In June of 1961, A.E. Hotchner visited an old friend in the psychiatric ward of St. Mary's Hospital. It would be the last time they spoke: a few weeks later, Ernest Hemingway was released home, where he took his own life. Their final conversation was also the final installment in a story whose telling Hemingway had spread over nearly a decade. Hemingway divulged the details of the affair that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEMINGWAY, ERNEST HOT

Heilbrun, Carolyn G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 HEI

Engle, Margarita

Summary: "In this follow-up to her award-winning memoir Enchanted Air, Margarita Engle details her teenage years in Los Angeles against the turbulent backdrop of the Vietnam War. In vulnerable verse, she addresses the notions of peace, civil rights, freedom of expression, and environmental protection that are once again under threat. Despite these circumstances, young Margarita was able to find solace...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 ENG

Kennedy, Pagan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hotchner, A. E.

Summary: "This memoir puts you in the room with Hemingway as he remembers the definitive years that set the course for the rest of his life and stayed with him until the end of his days"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LARGE PRINT 813 HEMINGWAY

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 HEMINGWAY, ERNEST HOT

Sheehy, Gail.

Summary: Relating the story of her unconventional life, the author of the self-help classic "Passages" recounts her challenges and victories as a groundbreaking female journalist in the 1960s, reflects on ambition, and shares her own major life passages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow & Co. 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHEEHY, GAIL SHE

Miller, John E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Missouri Press 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Wilder

Olsen, Tillie.

Summary: A collection of works, both fictional and non-fictional, gathered together here for the first time --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of Nebraska Pr 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 OLS

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: Presents Laura Ingalls Wilder's unedited, and unpublished, draft of her autobiography that was written for an adult audience and eventually served as the foundation for her popular Little House on the Prairie series.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: South Dakota Historical Society Press 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.52 Wil

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 WIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILDER, LAURA INGALLS WIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B WILDER HIL

Heilbrun, Carolyn G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 HEI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 Heilbrun 1997

Summary: Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867 1957) finished her autobiography, Pioneer Girl, in 1930 when she was sixty-three years old. Throughout the 1930s and into the early 1940s, she drew upon her original manuscript to write a successful series of books for young readers. Wilder s vision of life on the American frontier in the last half of the nineteenth century continues to draw new generations of readers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: South Dakota Historical Society Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILDER, LAURA INGALLS PIO

Hotchner, A. E

Summary: Presents Hemingway's deeply reflective account of his destructive Paris affair and how it affected the legendary life he rebuilt afterward, as told to his best friend, writer A.E. Hotchner.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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