Category: biography


Showing 61-80 of 386

Image for Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

By: "Carson, Ben, Murphey, Cecil"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Zondervan:

Seller ID: 9780310214694

ISBN: 0310214696

Condition: GOOD

View more info

"L'Allee du Roi: Souvenirs de Francois d'Aubigne, Marquise de Maintenon, Epouse du Roi de France"

By: "Chandernagor, Francoise"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1981

Edition: (BCE)

Seller ID: 82T012

ISBN: 2724212592

Condition: NEAR FINE/Very Good

Navy blue cloth with gilt and attached ribbon bookmark. As new except for faint tilt; has been read. DJ- As new except for faint creasing from handling and faint stain at top of spine. Text in French View more info

Hermana de la Luna (Original title: Bound Feet and Western Dress)

By: "Chang, Pang-Mei Natasha (Christine Pina, trans.)"

Price: $20.95

Publisher: "Buenos Aires, Argentina", 1996

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 95H008

ISBN: 9500816857

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for faint inward curl to cover corners, faint age soil to top of exterior page edges, and bookstore stamp inside... ""Había luchado para que no vendaran sus pies, siguiendo la cruel costumbre china. También tendría que luchar por una vida propia, en una sociedad donde una mujer no valía nada."" 231 pages, 8-7/8x5-7/8"" I22.5x14.5cm).Text in Spanish." View more info

L'hanno Uccisa

By: "Chapsal, Madeleine"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Bologna, Italy", 1997

Edition: (Large print)

Seller ID: 98T002

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Biography of Princess Diana. 140 pages, 8x5.5""(20.3x13cm). ""Diana e morta…La principessa de Galles, Diana! E morta pochi minuti fa, a Parigi, in un indicenmte d'auto. Ho appena sentito las notizia alla CNN…"" Text in Italian." View more info

Image for My Name Is Bill: Bill Wilson--His Life and the Creation of Alcoholics Anonymous

My Name Is Bill: Bill Wilson--His Life and the Creation of Alcoholics Anonymous

By: "Cheever, Susan"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Washington Square Press:

Seller ID: 9780743405911

ISBN: 0743405919

Condition: GOOD

In this definitive and groundbreaking biography, acclaimed author Susan Cheever offers a remarkably human portrait of a man whose life and work both influenced and saved the lives of millions of people. Drawing from personal letters, diaries, AA archives, interviews -- and Cheever's own experiences with alcoholism -- "My Name Is Bill" is the first fully documented, deeply felt account of Bill Wilson and Alcoholics Anonymous. View more info

Image for Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality

Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality

By: "Chen, Pauline W."

Price: $11.95

Publisher: NY, 2007

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 16T007

ISBN: 0307263533

Condition: NEAR FINE / Near Fine

"As new except for slight softening of spine ends and faint crumpling of jacket edges. ""inside the feeling of practicing surgery, with its doubts, failures, and triumphs…"" 268 annotated pages including bibliography." View more info

Image for In My Mother's House (Harper colophon books)

In My Mother's House (Harper colophon books)

By: "Chernin, Kim"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060911706

ISBN: 0060911700

Condition: GOOD

View more info

Image for My Life in France

My Life in France

By: "Child, Julia"

Price: $3.75

Seller ID: 9780307474858

ISBN: 0307474852

Condition: GOOD

Julia Child single handedly awakened America to the pleasures of "good "cooking with her cookbook "Mastering the Art of French Cooking "and her television show "The French Chef," but as she reveals in this bestselling memoir, she didn't know the first thing about cooking when she landed in France. Indeed, when she first arrived in 1948 with her husband, Paul, she spoke no French and knew nothing about the country itself. But as she dove into French culture, buying fo... View more info

Ross Perot: In His Own Words

By: "Chiu, Tony "

Price: $6.48

Publisher: NY, 1992

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 48P030

Condition: MINT/AS NEW

As new-gift quality! View more info

The I Chong: Mediations from the Joint

By: "Chong, Tommy"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: NY, 2006

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 16T009

ISBN: 1416915540

Condition: FINE / Fine

"As new - gift quality! ""the beloved stoner comedian, Tommy Chong (of the legendary comedy duo of Cheech and Chong)... tells his side of the story…at once a memoir, a spiritual exploration of his time in prison, and a political indictment of the eroding civil liberties of post-9/11 American society...""" View more info

La Fontaine par lui -meme

By: "Clarac, Pierre"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1961

Seller ID: 21T001

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. Initials and date on first free page. Reading crease on spine, light shelfwear to covers. 191 pages including chronologie, bibliographie, illustrations en noir." View more info

Image for King - Kaiser - Tsar: Three Royal Cousins Who Led the World to War

King - Kaiser - Tsar: Three Royal Cousins Who Led the World to War

By: "Clay, Catrine"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: 2006

Seller ID: 4-OT014

ISBN: 0802716776

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean and square but has shelfwear to edges and corners. ""Three royal cousins who led the world to war (WWI)...The extraordinary family story of George V (England), Wilhelm II (Germany), and Nicholas II (Russia): they were tied to one another by history, and history would ultimately tear them apart.""" View more info

Nepali Aama: Portrait of a Nepalese hill woman

By: "Coburn, Broughton"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ross-Erikson:

Seller ID: 9780915520459

ISBN: 0915520451

Condition: GOOD

View more info

Image for Stop-Time: A Memoir

Stop-Time: A Memoir

By: "Conroy, Frank"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140044461

ISBN: 0140044469

Condition: very good

First published in 1967, "Stop-Time" was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of modern American autobiography, a brilliant portrayal of one boy's passage from childhood to adolescence and beyond. Here is Frank Conroy's wry, sad, beautiful tale of life on the road; of odd jobs and lost friendships, brutal schools and first loves; of a father's early death and a son's exhilarating escape into manhood. View more info

Image for My Losing Season: A Memoir

My Losing Season: A Memoir

By: "Conroy, Pat"

Price: $7.48

Publisher: Bantam Books:

Seller ID: 9780553381900

ISBN: 0553381903

Condition: GOOD

"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER Pat Conroy, one of America's premier novelists, has penned a deeply affecting coming-of-age memoir about family, love, loss, basketball--and life itself. During one unforgettable season as a Citadel cadet, Conroy becomes part of a basketball team that is ultimately destined to fail. And yet for a military kid who grew up on the move, the Bulldogs provide a sanctuary from the cold, abrasive father who dominates his life--and a crucible f... View more info

Adolphe suivi de Cecile

By: "Constant, Benjamin"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: c1957

Seller ID: 17P019

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean & square. Edgewear to exterior. Reading crease on spine. Roman autobiogarphique. Text in French. 181 pages. " View more info

Image for The Road from Coorain

The Road from Coorain

By: "Conway, Jill Ker"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Vintage Books:

Seller ID: 9780679724360

ISBN: 0679724362

Condition: GOOD

View more info

"The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son On Life, Love, and Loss"

By: "Cooper, Anderson, Vanderbilt, Gloria"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780062454959

ISBN: 0062454951

Condition: GOOD

View more info

The Rainbow Comes and Goes

By: "Cooper, Diana"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: "Hammondsworth, UK", 1961

Seller ID: 5-7P014

Condition: FAIR

"SOLID but UGLY READING COPY. Tight, age-tanned pages, light soil, rubbing and creasing to exterior, some folded page corners. Chipped corner of front cover. Spine has rubbed hinges and small rips at top edge of hinge. 240 page, indexed, illustrated autobiography of Lady Diana Cooper, daughter of the Duke of Rutland, actress, part of ""the Edward and Mrs. Simpson"" set, wife of the First Lord of the Admiralty and Ambassador in Paris, " View more info

Image for The House at Sugar Beach: In Search of a Lost African Childhood

The House at Sugar Beach: In Search of a Lost African Childhood

By: "Cooper, Helene"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: 9780743266253

ISBN: 0743266250

Condition: GOOD

Helene Cooper is Congo, a descendant of two Liberian dynasties traced back to the first ship of freemen that set sail from New York in 1820 to found Monrovia. Helene grew up at Sugar Beach, a twenty-two-room mansion by the sea. Her childhood was filled with servants, flashy cars, a villa in Spain, and a farmhouse up-country. It was also an African childhood, filled with knock foot games and hot pepper soup, heartmen and neegee. When Helene was eight, the Coopers took in ... View more info