EPILOGUE: A MEMOIR , ex-Park Avenue girl, ex-beatnik, ex-many other things too complicated to list here, loves big parties, summers at the beach, grandchildren, seeks interesting man for dinner and a movie.
Anne Roiphe was not quite seventy years old when her husband of nearly forty years unexpectedly passed away...
WHEN WE WERE THE KENNEDYS: A MEMOIR FROM MEXICO, MAINE family is much like its close, Catholic, immigrant neighbors, all dependent on a father’s wages from the Oxford Paper Company. Until the sudden death of Dad, when Mum and the four closely connected Wood girls are set adrift. Funny and to-the-bone moving, When We Were the Kennedys is the story of h..
THE REAL JAMES HERRIOT: A MEMOIR OF MY FATHER te the biography of James Herriot than the son who worked alongside him in the Yorkshire veterinary practice when Herriot became an internationally bestselling author. Now, in this warm and poignant biography, Jim Wight ventures beyond his father's life as a veterinarian to reveal the man behind the..
STARDUST: JUDITH MARGARET CHISHOLM - A MEMOIR ..
MA, I'M GETTIN MESELF A NEW MAMMY: A MEMOIR OF DUBLIN AT THE TURN OF THE 1960S (MA #2) plifting, Martha is sent to the convent where, the judge rules, she is to get an education. Martha is relieved to be out of the clutches of her horrible drunken stepfather, Jackser, and her feckless mother, Sally, but anxious about what awaits. Her days in the convent are steady, predictable, safe--..
AROUND THE HOUSE AND IN THE GARDEN: A MEMOIR OF HEARTBREAK, HEALING, AND HOME IMPROVEMENT owning, the editor in chief of House & Garden, "is about the way a house can express loss, and then bereavement, and then, finally, the rebuilding of a life." Around the House and in the Garden is a moving narrative, culled from Browning's much-loved monthly editorial column, about the solace an..
MAKE ME A MOTHER: A MEMOIR memoirist Susanne Antonetta adopts an infant from Seoul, South Korea. After meeting their six-month-old son, Jin, at the airport—an incident made memorable when Susanne, so eager to meet her son, is chased down by security—Susanne and her husband learn lessons common to all parents, such as the..
THREEPENNY MEMOIR: THE LIVES OF A LIBERTINE s is like catching flashes of sunlight between buildings as you race by on a train. An old film reel where the spools are weathered and worn, leaving empty frames on the screen.'
In the final years of the last millennium, Carl Barat and Pete Doherty forged a deep musical bond, formed The Liberti..
WORTHY FIGHTS: A MEMOIR OF LEADERSHIP IN WAR AND PEACE utobiography of the defense secretaryand CIA director who led the intelligence war that killed Bin Laden,among many important roles in a legendary career
It could be said that Leon Panetta has had two ofthe most consequential careers of any Americanpublic servant in the past fifty years. His firs..
EXTRAORDINARY, ORDINARY PEOPLE: A MEMOIR OF FAMILY as a diplomat, political scientist, and concert pianist. Her achievements run the gamut from helping to oversee the collapse of communism in Europe and the decline of the Soviet Union, to working to protect the country in the aftermath of 9-11, to becoming only the second woman - and the first black..