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Jew Boy
A Memoir
Alan Kaufman
Jew Boy is Alan Kaufman's riveting memoir of being raised by a Jewish mother who survived the Holocaust. This pioneering masterpiece, the very first memoir of its kind by a member of the Second Generation is Kaufman's coming-of-age account, by turns...



Letters of a Ticonderoga Farmer
Selections from the Correspondence of William H. Cook and His Wife with Their Son, Joseph Cook, 1851–1885
The letters collected here offer useful and charming insights into the social history of upstate New York, from economic and industrial developments to local politics and religious controversies, as well as human interest and considerable local color.



Living Autobiographically
How We Create Identity in Narrative
Paul John Eakin
Eakin explores the intimate, dynamic connection between our selves and our stories, between narrative and identity in everyday life.



The Love Letters of William and Mary Wordsworth
The Love Letters of William and Mary Wordsworth collects 31 letters that William Wordsworth exchanged with his wife, Mary, during the early years of their marriage.



Mixed
Multiracial College Students Tell Their Life Stories
Mixed presents engaging and incisive first-person experiences of multiracial college students.



My Father and I
The Marais and the Queerness of Community
David Caron
Beginning with the history of the Marais and his personal connection to the district, David Caron proposes a rethinking of community and looks at how Jews, Chinese immigrants, and gays have made the Marais theirs.



My Imaginary Illness
A Journey into Uncertainty and Prejudice in Medical Diagnosis
Chloë G. K. Atkins
My Imaginary Illness is the compelling story of Atkins's decades-long battle with a disease deemed imaginary, her frustration with a succession of doctors and diagnoses and her excruciating physical and emotional journey back to wellness.



My Nuclear Nightmare
Leading Japan through the Fukushima Disaster to a Nuclear-Free Future
Naoto Kan
In My Nuclear Nightmare, Naoto Kan offers a fascinating day-by-day account of his actions in the harrowing week after the earthquake struck. He records the anguished decisions he had to make as the scale of destruction became clear and the threat of nuclear catastrophe loomed ever larger.



My Reach
A Hudson River Memoir
Susan Fox Rogers
In this memoir of the Hudson River and of her family, Susan Fox Rogers writes from a fresh perspective: the seat of her kayak. Years of dipping her paddle into the waters off the village of Tivoli made the river her own: her reach.



One Day Longer
A Memoir
Lynn Williams
Lynn Williams remains one of the most influential North American union leaders of the twentieth century.One Day Longer is a profound reflection of Williams's impressive career.



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