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Heroes of the comics —Friedman, Drew, 1958- author, artist.

Friedman features portraits of the pioneering legends of American comic books. Each drawing is accompanied by a one-page synopsis of their life and work.

Searching for Laura Ingalls : a reader's journey —Lasky, Kathryn.

A young girl's fascination with Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House" books leads her family on a trip to see some of the places featured in them.

Parisian lives : Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and me : a memoir —Bair, Deirdre, author.

"National Book Award-winning biographer Deirdre Bair explores her fifteen remarkable years in Paris with Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir, painting intimate new portraits of two literary giants and revealing secrets...

Writer, sailor, soldier, spy : Ernest Hemingway's secret adventures, 1935-1961 —author. Reynolds, Nicholas (Nicholas E.)
Large Print]}
2017
Availability: 2 of 3

A former CIA officer and curator of the CIA Museum reveals the untold story of Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for both the Americans and Soviets before and during World War II, and explores how his espionage act...

Theft by finding diaries 1977-2002 —Sedaris, David, author, narrator.
Book On CD
2017
Availability: 6 of 6

For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his d...

Senior moments looking back, looking ahead —Spiegelman, Willard, author.
Large Print
2017
Availability: 4 of 4

"A moving collection of essays on aging and happiness Drawing on more than six decades' worth of lessons from his storied career as a writer and professor, Willard Spiegelman reflects with candid humor and sophistication...

Looking back : a book of memories —Lowry, Lois, 1937- author.

In this fascinating, moving autobiography, Lois Lowry explores her rich history through personal photographs, memories, and recollections of her childhood. Lowry's writing often transports readers into other worlds. Now,...

Devils, lusts and strange desires : the life of Patricia Highsmith —Bradford, Richard, 1957- author.

"Made famous by the great success of her psychological thrillers, The Talented Mr. Ripley and Strangers on a Train, Patricia Highsmith is lauded as one of the most influential and celebrated modern writers. However, ther...

The wall : growing up behind the Iron Curtain —Sís, Peter, 1949-

Peter Sís draws the young readers into the world that shaped him--Czechoslovakia during the Cold War.

Laura Ingalls Wilder : growing up in the little house —Giff, Patricia Reilly.

A biography of the author of the "Little House" books, including the years of her marriage to Almanzo Wilder.

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