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Then Came a Miracle, Bigger, Jama K.
1 Bigger, Jama K. Then Came a Miracle
Ada, MI, U.S.A. Fleming H. Revell Company 1981 0800712757 / 9780800712754 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Fleming H. Revell, 1982. In very good condition. She was a teenager when she jumped in a pool and broke her neck. They said she'd never walk. Inch by inch, she proved them wrong. 
Price: 8.00 USD
Breaking Clean, Blunt, Judy
2 Blunt, Judy Breaking Clean
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Alfred a Knopf Inc 2002 0375401318 / 9780375401312 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Knopf, 2002, stated first edition. In near fine condition. She tells of her life on a ranch, from youth to adult. 
Price: 10.00 USD
The Days of Mars: A Memoir, 1940-1946, Bryher
3 Bryher The Days of Mars: A Memoir, 1940-1946
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1972 0151240558 / 9780151240555 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1972, stated first edition. In very good condition with a good DJ, has edgewear. "In warime the only things that matter are a blanket, some food, and one's friends." 
Price: 15.00 USD
The Boy at the Gate: A Memoir, Danny Ellis
4 Danny Ellis The Boy at the Gate: A Memoir
Arcade Publishing 2013 1611458927 / 9781611458923 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. He'd left the past behind and moved on. But one night his memories betray him and he returns to the past... 
Price: 15.00 USD
The Big-Little World of Doc Pritham, Dorothy Clarke Wilson
5 Dorothy Clarke Wilson The Big-Little World of Doc Pritham
Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A. McGraw-Hill 1971 0070707510 / 9780070707511 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. McGraw Hill, 1971, first edition. In near fine condition, DJ shows edgewear. The memoirs of a doctor in a small town in Maine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Epitaph to 'Nickle Eck': Childhood Mischief in Wartime Birmingham, Eric Yates
6 Eric Yates Epitaph to 'Nickle Eck': Childhood Mischief in Wartime Birmingham
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 2014 1505435420 / 9781505435429 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
Trade paperback. Upper left corner is bruised from shipping. Interior is clean and bright. During the second world war, there ordinary families living in poverty, playing children's games and there was black market profiteering. 
Price: 8.00 USD
Long Time, No See, Finke, Beth
7 Finke, Beth Long Time, No See
Champaign, IL, U.S.A. University of Illinois Press 2003 0252028279 / 9780252028274 Hardcover Good Book 
Hardcover, review copy. University of Illinois Press, 2003, first. In very good+ condition, review information glued to front fly leaf, bottom of the book stamped "Complimentary Copy, Not For Resale." Juevenile diabetes, blindness, and her tragedies and triumps. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Home at Last : How Two Young Women with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities Achieved Their Own Home, Fitton, Pat; O'Brien, Carol; Wilson, Jean
8 Fitton, Pat; O'Brien, Carol; Wilson, Jean Home at Last : How Two Young Women with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities Achieved Their Own Home
London, United Kingdom Jessica Kingsley Publishers 1995 1853022543 / 9781853022548 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Trade paperback, ex-library. Jessica Kingsley, 1995. In very good condition, usual library markings. How two young women with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities achieved their own home. 
Price: 20.00 USD
After Long Silence : A Memoir, Fremont, Helen
9 Fremont, Helen After Long Silence : A Memoir
New York, NY, U.S.A. Delacorte Press 2000 0385333706 / 9780385333702 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Trade paperback. Delta, 2000, first. In near fine condition. Helen was raised as a Roman Catholic. It wasn't until she was an adult practicing law in Boston that she discovered her parents were Jewish. 
Price: 8.00 USD
.And a Credit to His Race, Gerald Astor
10 Gerald Astor .And a Credit to His Race
Saturday Review Press 1974 0841503478 / 9780841503472 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. E P Dutton, first, 1974. In good condition, usual library markings. The hard life and times of Joseph Louis Barrow, a.k.a. Joe Louis. 
Price: 8.00 USD
Merry Widow, Grace Nies Fletcher
11 Grace Nies Fletcher Merry Widow
Hardcover Good Book 
Hardcover. Wm Morrow, 1970. In good condition, DJ wear. Widowed at 60, Mrs. Fletcher refused to sit on the shelf. This is her light-hearted account of the global adventures that ensued. 
Price: 8.00 USD
Autobiography of a Face, Grealy, Lucy
12 Grealy, Lucy Autobiography of a Face
New York, NY, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin Company 1994 0395657806 / 9780395657805 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. Houghton Mifflin, 1994. In near fine condition, usual library markings. She spent five years of her life being treated for cancer, then she spent the next fifteen years of her life being treated for nothing but looking different. 
Price: 8.00 USD
The Secrets of the Notebook: A Woman's Quest to Uncover Her Royal Family Secret, Haas, Eve
13 Haas, Eve The Secrets of the Notebook: A Woman's Quest to Uncover Her Royal Family Secret
U.S.A. Arcade Publishing 2013 1611459060 / 9781611459067 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Even after the war looking for secrets isn't safe... 
Price: 18.00 USD
Second Sight, Hine, Robert V.
14 Hine, Robert V. Second Sight
Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A. Univ of California Pr 1993 0520081951 / 9780520081956 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. University of California Press, 1993. In very good condition, usual library markings, some color removed from DJ with tag. Imagine being blind for years and then regaining your sight! 
Price: 8.00 USD
The Face of All the World is Changed, Ida E Whitten
15 Ida E Whitten The Face of All the World is Changed
Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. Scott Zoller, 1990. In very good condition, usual library markings, preface has some soiling on page edge. An autobiography study with the focus on stuttering. An 88 year old lady looks back at her life and the effect stuttering had on it. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Against Medical Advice, James Patterson, Hal Friedman
16 James Patterson, Hal Friedman Against Medical Advice
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Little Brown & Co 2008 0316024759 / 9780316024754 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Near fine. Cory woke up one morning with his head shaking and he couldn't stop it. The symptoms kept getting worse. The medications weren't helping, in some cases they also were making it worse. It took the entire family to say "no" to the doctors and work on finding their own solution on which medicines were good and which were not. Signing him out of the hospital "against medical advice" was just the beginning. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Ten Trees and a Truffle Dog: Sniffing Out the Perfect Plot in Provence, Jamie Ivey
17 Jamie Ivey Ten Trees and a Truffle Dog: Sniffing Out the Perfect Plot in Provence
Skyhorse Publishing 2013 1620876353 / 9781620876350 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. They find the perfect property but there's no house. However, there are truffle oaks. Now they just have to find and train a dog... 
Price: 15.00 USD
One Small Sparrow, Jeff Leeland
18 Jeff Leeland One Small Sparrow
Sisters, Oregon, U.S.A. Multnomah Pub 1995 0880707232 / 9780880707237 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Multnomah Books, first printing, 1995. In very good condition, DJ has a crease on inside rear flap. A father's story of his young son's illness, lack of insurance coverage for the surgery needed, and how the community and family responded. 
Price: 8.00 USD
A House of Trees, Joan Colebrook
19 Joan Colebrook A House of Trees
Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987. In very good condition, usual library markings. Memoirs of an Australian girlhood. 
Price: 10.00 USD
The Stranger Who Was Me, L Roland
20 L Roland The Stranger Who Was Me
0615130836 / 9780615130835 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Trade paperback. Morris Publishing, 2006. In near fine condition. Signed by author: Learn from the past. Savor today. Look to the future. L. Roland Imagine playing in the California foothills, coming home and finding your family had moved away while you were gone - and you're 11 years old. A true story. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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