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American Oz

L. Frank Baum was 44 when he published the first book about Oz, having spent most of his life reinventing himself with each new career in pursuit of the American Dream. When in Chicago, his observations of an uncertain n...

Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination —Jones, Brian Jay, author.

"The definitive, fascinating, all-reaching biography of Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss is a classic American icon. His work has defined our childhoods and the childhoods of our own children. More than twenty-five years after his de...

Under magnolia a southern memoir —Mayes, Frances.
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"A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region's powerful influence on her life. The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, i...

The world of Laura Ingalls Wilder :the frontier landscapes that inspired The Little House books —McDowell, Marta, author.

"This lushly illustrated book from bestselling author Marta McDowell examines Laura Ingalls Wilder's relationship to the landscape and illuminates how it inspired the beloved Little House Books" -- Provided by publisher....

The best of us a memoir —Maynard, Joyce, 1953- author.
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"In 2011, when she was in her late fifties, author and journalist Joyce Maynard met the first true partner she had ever known. Jim wore a rakish hat over a good head of hair; he asked real questions and gave real answers...

The house by the sea : a journal —Sarton, May, 1912-1995.

May Sarton describes her internal and external adjustments to life on the Maine coast, where a deepening sense of solitude and oneness with the sea brought her to new heights of creative passion.

Shirley Jackson : a rather haunted life —Franklin, Ruth, author.

"This long-awaited biography establishes Shirley Jackson as a towering figure in American literature and revives the life and work of a neglected master. Still known to millions only as the author of the "The Lottery," S...

A prairie girl's faith : the spiritual legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder —Hines, Stephen W., author.

An extended, in-depth discussion of the Christian faith of one of America's most beloved pioneer women, Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of Little House series books. Includes photos and authentic recipes from the Little Hou...


Examine the visionary work and turbulent life of one of the greatest and most influential American writers: Ernest Hemingway. Intimate and insightful, the series weaves together Hemingway's biography with excerpts from h...

Flora and Tiger : 19 very short stories from my life —Carle, Eric.

The author recalls experiences from his childhood in Germany and his later life in the United States, all in some way connected with various animals.

26 Fairmount Avenue —DePaola, Tomie, 1934-

Children's author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experiences at home and in school when he was a boy.

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