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Then Came a Miracle

By: Bigger, Jama K.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ada, MI, U.S.A., Fleming H. Revell Company: 1981

Seller ID: 005414

ISBN: 0800712757

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Breaking Clean

By: Blunt, Judy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 2002

Seller ID: 013873

ISBN: 0375401318

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Knopf, 2002, stated first edition. In near fine condition. She tells of her life on a ranch, from youth to adult. View more info

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The Days of Mars: A Memoir, 1940-1946

By: Bryher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1972

Seller ID: 015794

ISBN: 0151240558

Condition: Very Good


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." View more info

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The Boy at the Gate: A Memoir

By: Danny Ellis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 022155

ISBN: 1611458927

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. He'd left the past behind and moved on. But one night his memories betray him and he returns to the past... View more info

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The Big-Little World of Doc Pritham

By: Dorothy Clarke Wilson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A., McGraw-Hill: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000728

ISBN: 0070707510

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. McGraw Hill, 1971, first edition. In near fine condition, DJ shows edgewear. The memoirs of a doctor in a small town in Maine. View more info

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Epitaph to 'Nickle Eck': Childhood Mischief in Wartime Birmingham

By: Eric Yates

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: 2014

Seller ID: 022151

ISBN: 1505435420

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Long Time, No See

By: Finke, Beth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Champaign, IL, U.S.A., University of Illinois Press: 2003

Seller ID: 007559

ISBN: 0252028279

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Home at Last : How Two Young Women with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities Achieved Their Own Home

By: Fitton, Pat; O'Brien, Carol; Wilson, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Jessica Kingsley Publishers: 1995

Seller ID: 005413

ISBN: 1853022543

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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After Long Silence : A Memoir

By: Fremont, Helen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Delacorte Press: 2000

Seller ID: 001007

ISBN: 0385333706

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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.And a Credit to His Race

By: Gerald Astor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Saturday Review Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001740

ISBN: 0841503478

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Merry Widow

By: Grace Nies Fletcher

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 005425

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Autobiography of a Face

By: Grealy, Lucy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin Company: 1994

Seller ID: 005437

ISBN: 0395657806

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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The Secrets of the Notebook: A Woman's Quest to Uncover Her Royal Family Secret

By: Haas, Eve

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Arcade Publishing: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 022152

ISBN: 1611459060

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Even after the war looking for secrets isn't safe... View more info

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Second Sight

By: Hine, Robert V.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A., Univ of California Pr: 1993

Seller ID: 011725

ISBN: 0520081951

Condition: Very Good


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! View more info

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The Face of All the World is Changed

By: Ida E Whitten

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 011726

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Against Medical Advice

By: James Patterson, Hal Friedman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Little Brown & Co: 2008

Seller ID: 018996

ISBN: 0316024759

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Ten Trees and a Truffle Dog: Sniffing Out the Perfect Plot in Provence

By: Jamie Ivey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 022154

ISBN: 1620876353

Condition: Near Fine


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... View more info

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One Small Sparrow

By: Jeff Leeland

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sisters, Oregon, U.S.A., Multnomah Pub: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0706R453677

ISBN: 0880707232

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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A House of Trees

By: Joan Colebrook

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 009356

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, ex-library. Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987. In very good condition, usual library markings. Memoirs of an Australian girlhood. View more info

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The Stranger Who Was Me

By: L Roland

Price: $20.00

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 015989

ISBN: 0615130836

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info