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Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography
Susan Cheever.
 
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781416569923
Daedalus Item Code: 61841
 
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A Hilltop On the Marne: An American's Letters from War-torn France
Mildred Aldrich.
 
Publisher: Hesperus
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781843915010
Daedalus Item Code: 62170
 
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Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open
Phoebe Hoban.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114593.  Daedalus Item Code: 61894
 
Considered by many to be the preeminent British artist of the20th century, Lucian Freud (1922–2011) was renowned for his unflinching portraits of celebrities and his own family. In this compact ... (Read More)
 
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Postcards from Ed: Dispatches and Salvos from an American Iconoclast
Edward Abbey. David Petersen, ed.
Publisher: Milkweed.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781571312853.  Daedalus Item Code: 61611
 
This collection of environmental advocate Edward Abbey's letters from 1949 to 1980 offers a fascinating, often hilarious glimpse into the mind of one of America's most iconoclastic writers—the author ... (Read More)
 
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The Life and Loves of Laurie Lee
Valerie Grove.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849546874.  Daedalus Item Code: 62123
 
Millions of readers remember British poet, playwright, and broadcaster Laurie Lee (1914–97) for his lyrical portraits of his life, from the moving and nostalgic tales of childhood and innocence in ... (Read More)
 
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Lab Girl
Hope Jahren.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101874936.  Daedalus Item Code: 69326
 
The recipient of three Fulbright Awards in geobiology and one of four scientists (and the only woman) to have been awarded both of the Young Investigator Medals given in the earth sciences, Hope ... (Read More)
 
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The Busiest Man in England: A Life of Joseph Paxton, Gardener, Architect, and Victorian Visionary
Kate Colquhoun.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567923018.  Daedalus Item Code: 61669
 
Today one would be hard pressed to choose a "preeminent Victorian," but among the Victorians themselves it was agreed that one figure towered above most. Joseph Paxton (1803–65) stood atop the worlds ... (Read More)
 
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The Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality, and Forgiveness
Eric Lomax.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393344073.  Daedalus Item Code: 62327
 
A remarkable memoir of forgiveness and courage—now a major motion picture starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman—this is the memoir of Eric Lomax, captured by the Japanese in World War II and forced ... (Read More)
 
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My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's Nazi Past
Jennifer Teege & Nikola Sellmair. Carolin Sommer, trans.
Publisher: The Experiment.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781615193080.  Daedalus Item Code: 69144
 
When Jennifer Teege, a German-Nigerian woman, happened to pluck a library book from the shelf, she made the horrifying discovery that her grandfather was Amon Goeth, the vicious Nazi commandant ... (Read More)
 
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Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called Living
Paul Collins.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544261877.  Daedalus Item Code: 61878
 
Dying broke and alone at the age of 40, Edgar Allan Poe had written some of the most unforgettable works in the English language, from the "The Tell-Tale Heart" to the pioneering detective story "The ... (Read More)
 
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Mother Teresa: Faith in the Darkness
Greg Watts.
Publisher: Lion.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780745952833.  Daedalus Item Code: 61770
 
Mother Teresa is a modern-day icon—a paragon of human goodness, empathy and charity. But how did Agnes Bojaxhiu, from an obscure corner of Eastern Europe, become such an influential international ... (Read More)
 
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A Beautiful Mind
Sylvia Nasar.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451628425.  Daedalus Item Code: 61855
 
(Winner of the 1998 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography; finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Rhône-Poulenc Prize) Sylvia Nasar's now-classic biography explores the meteoric ... (Read More)
 
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