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Product Description: “[Manguso] has written the memoir we didn’t realize we needed.” ―The New YorkerIn Ongoingness, Sarah Manguso continues to define the contours of the contemporary essay. In it, she confronts a meticulous diary that she has kept for twenty-five years...read more

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9781555977030 | Graywolf Pr, March 3, 2015, cover price $20.00

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9781555977658 | Reprint edition (Graywolf Pr, February 21, 2017), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: “[Manguso] has written the memoir we didn’t realize we needed.

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Product Description: Inspired by her move from Brooklyn to Maine, as well as the slow-food, buy-local movement that has re-energized sustainable farming, bestselling author Kate Christensen turns her blockbuster talent to telling the story of the hardship and happiness that has sustained her adopted home through thick and thin, as demonstrated through the staple foods of the region...read more

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9781939017734 | Islandport Pr Inc, September 22, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Inspired by her bold move to Maine and New Hampshire, as well as the slow-food movement that has re-energized sustainable farming, NYT bestselling author Kate Christensen turns her blockbuster talent to telling the story of the hardship and happiness that has sustained her adopted home through thick and thin, as demonstrated through the staple foods of the region.

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9781934031476 | Reprint edition (Islandport Pr Inc, September 13, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Inspired by her move from Brooklyn to Maine, as well as the slow-food, buy-local movement that has re-energized sustainable farming, bestselling author Kate Christensen turns her blockbuster talent to telling the story of the hardship and happiness that has sustained her adopted home through thick and thin, as demonstrated through the staple foods of the region.

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Product Description: A moving collection of essays on aging and happinessDrawing 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 on growing old...read more

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9780374261221 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 6, 2016, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A moving collection of essays on aging and happinessDrawing 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 on growing old.

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Product Description: The bestselling author of Encyclopedia an Ordinary Life returns with a literary experience that is unprecedented, unforgettable, and explosively human.   Ten years after her beloved, groundbreaking Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life, #1 New York Times bestselling author Amy Krouse Rosenthal delivers a book full of her distinct blend of nonlinear narrative, wistful reflections, and insightful wit...read more

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9781101984543 | E P Dutton, August 9, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The bestselling author of Encyclopedia an Ordinary Life returns with a literary experience that is unprecedented, unforgettable, and explosively human.

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Product Description: An acclaimed author reflects on his upbringing in a post–World War II blue-collar family and comes to terms with the racism, sexism, and other toxic values he inherited.Finalist for the 2014 New England Book Award in Non-Fiction Richard Hoffman sometimes felt as though he had two fathers: the real one who raised him and an imaginary version, one he talked to on the phone, and one he talked to in his head...read more

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9780807044711 | Beacon Pr, June 3, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An acclaimed author reflects on his upbringing in a post–World War II blue-collar family and comes to terms with the racism, sexism, and other toxic values he inherited.

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9780807042809, titled "Love & Fury: A Memoir" | Beacon Pr, March 31, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: An acclaimed author reflects on his upbringing in a post–World War II blue-collar family and comes to terms with the racism, sexism, and other toxic values he inherited.

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNew York Times bestselling author Jen Lancaster has lived a life based on re-invention and self-improvement. From Bitter Is the New Black to The Tao of Martha, she’s managed to document her (and her generation’s) attempts to shape up, grow up, and have it all—sometimes with disastrous results…Sure Jen has made mistakes. She spent all her money from a high-paying job on shoes, clothes, and spa treatments. She then carried a Prada bag to the unemployment office. She wrote a whole memoir about dieting…but didn’t lose weight. She embarked on a quest for cultural enlightenment that only cemented her love for John Hughes movies and Kraft American Singles. She tried to embrace everything Martha Stewart, while living with a menagerie of rescue cats and dogs. (Glitter…everywhere.)Mistakes are one thing; regrets are another.After a girls’ weekend in Savannah makes her realize that she is—yikes!—middle-aged (binge watching is so the new binge drinking), Jen decides to make a bucket list and seize the day, even if that means having her tattoo removed at one hundred times the cost of putting it on.From attempting a juice cleanse to studying Italian, from learning to ride a bike to starting a new business, and from sampling pasta in Rome to training for a 5K, Jen is turning a mid-life crisis into a mid-life opportunity, sharing her sometimes bumpy—but always hilarious—attempts to better her life…again.

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9780451471079 | New Amer Library, May 5, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNew York Times bestselling author Jen Lancaster has lived a life based on re-invention and self-improvement.

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9780451471086 | New Amer Library, June 7, 2016, cover price $15.00
9780395489284, titled "Gorillas in the Mist" | Mve tie in edition (Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 1988), cover price $13.00 | also contains Gorillas in the Mist | About this edition: This book features Fossey's thirteen years with the mountain gorillas of the remote central African rain forests.

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Product Description: Fall, 1970. At the start of eighth grade, Peter Selgin fell in love with the young teacher who’d arrived from Oxford in Frye boots, with long hair, and a passion for his students that was intense and unorthodox. The son of an emotionally remote inventor, Peter was also a twin with a burning need to feel unique...read more
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9780989360470 | Hawthorne Books & Literary Arts, March 29, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Fall, 1970.

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Product Description: In the vein of Alice Sebold’s Lucky, comes a compelling, real-life crime mystery and gripping memoir of the cold case prosecution of a serial rapist, told by one of his victims.On the morning of September 12, 2013, a fugitive task force arrested Arthur Fryar at his apartment in Brooklyn...read more

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9780062434807 | William Morrow & Co, May 24, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: In the vein of Alice Sebold’s Lucky, comes a compelling, real-life crime mystery and gripping memoir of the cold case prosecution of a serial rapist, told by one of his victims.

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Product Description: From a breakout storytelling star at The Moth, a real-life romantic comedy about a guy and a girl—and twenty-nine other girls: a memoir about an unexpected break-up, one self-imposed year of being single, and how a “nice guy” survived dating in the twenty-first century...read more

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9781501101434 | Scribner, May 24, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: From a breakout storytelling star at The Moth, a real-life romantic comedy about a guy and a girl—and twenty-nine other girls: a memoir about an unexpected break-up, one self-imposed year of being single, and how a “nice guy” survived dating in the twenty-first century.

Winner of the 2016 Thurber PrizeThe riotous, tender story of a bookish Mississippi boy and his flawed, Bunyanesque father, told with the comic verve of David Sedaris and the deft satire of Mark Twain or Roy Blount, Jr.Harrison Scott Key was born in Memphis, but he grew up in Mississippi, among pious, Bible-reading women and men who either shot things or got women pregnant. At the center of his world was his larger-than-life father—a hunter, a fighter, a football coach, “a man better suited to living in a remote frontier wilderness of the nineteenth century than contemporary America, with all its progressive ideas, and paved roads, and lack of armed duels. He was a great man, and he taught me many things: How to fight, how to work, how to cheat, how to pray to Jesus about it, how to kill things with guns and knives and, if necessary, with hammers.”Harrison, with his love of books and excessive interest in hugging, couldn’t have been less like Pop, and when it became clear that he was not able to kill anything very well or otherwise make his father happy, he resolved to become everything his father was not: an actor, a Presbyterian, and a doctor of philosophy. But when it was time to settle down and start a family of his own, Harrison started to view his father in a new light, and realized—for better and for worse—how much of his old man he’d absorbed.Sly, heartfelt, and tirelessly hilarious, The World’s Largest Man is an unforgettable memoir—the story of a boy’s struggle to reconcile himself with an impossibly outsized role model, a grown man’s reckoning with the father it took him a lifetime to understand.

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9780062351494 | Harpercollins, May 12, 2015, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Winner of the 2016 Thurber PrizeThe riotous, tender story of a bookish Mississippi boy and his flawed, Bunyanesque father, told with the comic verve of David Sedaris and the deft satire of Mark Twain or Roy Blount, Jr.

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9780062351500 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, May 17, 2016), cover price $15.99
9780380841110, titled "Opposites Attract: Finding Mr. Right" | Avon Books, September 1, 1983, cover price $2.75 | also contains Opposites Attract: Finding Mr. Right

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Product Description: David Rosenfelt's "Dogtripping" is moving and funny account of a cross-country move from California to Maine, and the beginnings of a dog rescue foundationWhen mystery writer David Rosenfelt and his family moved from Southern California to Maine, he thought he had prepared for everything...read more

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9781410461940 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, October 9, 2013), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: David Rosenfelt's "Dogtripping" is moving and funny account of a cross-country move from California to Maine, and the beginnings of a dog rescue foundation When mystery writer David Rosenfelt and his family moved from Southern California to Maine, he thought he had prepared for everything.
9781250014696 | St Martins Pr, July 23, 2013, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: David Rosenfelt's Dogtripping is moving and funny account of a cross-country move from California to Maine, and the beginnings of a dog rescue foundationWhen mystery writer David Rosenfelt and his family moved from Southern California to Maine, he thought he had prepared for everything.

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9781250104601 | Griffin, May 3, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: David Rosenfelt's "Dogtripping" is moving and funny account of a cross-country move from California to Maine, and the beginnings of a dog rescue foundationWhen mystery writer David Rosenfelt and his family moved from Southern California to Maine, he thought he had prepared for everything.
9781250053466 | Reprint edition (Griffin, July 22, 2014), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: David Rosenfelt's Dogtripping is moving and funny account of a cross-country move from California to Maine, and the beginnings of a dog rescue foundationWhen mystery writer David Rosenfelt and his family moved from Southern California to Maine, he thought he had prepared for everything.

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Product Description: A New York Times Book Review Notable Book“Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman’s existence.” So begins Spinster, a revelatory and slyly erudite look at the pleasures and possibilities of remaining single...read more

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9780385347136 | Crown Pub, April 21, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A New York Times Book Review Notable Book“Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman’s existence.

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9780385347150 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, April 19, 2016), cover price $16.00 | also contains Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own | About this edition: A New York Times Book Review Notable Book“Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman’s existence.
9780380757688, titled "The Lake" | Avon Books, July 1, 1989, cover price $3.95 | also contains Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own, The Lake
9780380757558, titled "Rooftops" | Avon Books, March 1, 1989, cover price $3.95 | also contains Rooftops, Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own | About this edition: fiction

Product Description: A compelling coming-of-age tale infused with southern charm, The Bohemian Love Diaries chronicles Slash Coleman’s upbringing in a warped but loving household of eccentric artists. Descended from a posse of off-beat immigrants—including a grandfather who danced at the Moulin Rouge—and raised in the capital of the Confederacy during the ’70s and ’80s, young Slash sets out to find true love while remaining true to his creative spirit...read more

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9780762786985 | Lyons Pr, July 16, 2013, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Infused with southern charm, this irresistibly weird and wonderful story chronicles Slash Coleman’s upbringing in a warped but warm-hearted household of eccentric artists.

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9780762787890 | Reprint edition (Lyons Pr, April 1, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A compelling coming-of-age tale infused with southern charm, The Bohemian Love Diaries chronicles Slash Coleman’s upbringing in a warped but loving household of eccentric artists.

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Product Description: When the World Breaks Open is a non-linear narrative memoir that traces Seema Reza's journey from being a suburban mom to using her own lessons to build a unique writing and art program in military hospitals. Reza exposes her triumphs and fears and regret through the dissolution of a dysfunctional marriage, and investigates her own experiences and societal attitudes towards loss, love, motherhood and community, undermining the idea that strength requires silence...read more

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9781597097444 | Red Hen Pr, March 8, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When the World Breaks Open is a non-linear narrative memoir that traces Seema Reza's journey from being a suburban mom to using her own lessons to build a unique writing and art program in military hospitals.

In this transformative book, award-winning poet and essayist James Lenfestey makes an epic journey across the world to find the Cold Mountain Cave, a location long believed to exist only in myths and the ancient home of his idol, Han Shan, author of the Cold Mountain poems. Lenfestey’s voyage takes him from the Midwestern United States to Tokyo to a road trip across the expanse of China with frequent excursions to the country’s rich historical and cultural landmarks. As he makes his way to the cave, Lenfestey learns more than history or geography; he discovers his identity as a writer and a poet. Interspersed with poems by both the author and Han Shan, Seeking the Cave will appeal to lovers of poetry and travel narrative alike.

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9781571313461 | Milkweed Editions, October 21, 2014, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In this transformative book, award-winning poet and essayist James Lenfestey makes an epic journey across the world to find the Cold Mountain Cave, a location long believed to exist only in myths and the ancient home of his idol, Han Shan, author of the Cold Mountain poems.

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9781571313492 | Reprint edition (Milkweed Editions, March 1, 2016), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: "A fascinating and daresay essential meditation on childhood, parenthood, and the importance of wild spaces for those wild creatures known as kids."—Dave Eggers How fully can the world be explored when you are focused on trying not to die? This is the question that lies at the heart of Amy Fusselman’s Savage Park...read more

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9780544570207 | Mariner Books, January 5, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "A fascinating and daresay essential meditation on childhood, parenthood, and the importance of wild spaces for those wild creatures known as kids.

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Product Description: In China, girls are bad luck and are often drowned. But Angela and her sisters are lucky. They are born in America and allowed to live two lives in one world: eating dim sum and praying the rosary; studying hard at school and playing make believe with their dolls...read more

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9780444873088, titled "Coastal Oceanography of Washington and Oregon" | Elsevier Science Ltd, January 1, 1989, cover price $217.25 | also contains Coastal Oceanography of Washington and Oregon | About this edition: The Washington-Oregon coastal zone is a classical Eastern Boundary Current region.

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9781631520051, titled "Red Eggs and Good Luck: A Chinese American Memoir About Faith, Family, and Forgiveness" | She Writes Pr, October 6, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In China, girls are bad luck and are often drowned.

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Product Description: You land in prison as a twenty-something, faced with the likelihood of spending the rest of your life behind the wall. What do you do? Danner Darcleight started writing. He writes about what he sees, what he has done, and the toll that such witnessing and his own past actions have exacted...read more

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9781579624378 | Permanent Pr Pub Co, September 30, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: You land in prison as a twenty-something, faced with the likelihood of spending the rest of your life behind the wall.

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Product Description: One of science fiction's undisputed grandmasters, Frederik Pohl built an astonishing career that spanned more than seven decades. Along the way he won millions of readers and seemingly as many awards while producing novels, short stories, and essays that left a profound mark on the genre...read more

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9780252039652 | Univ of Illinois Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: One of science fiction's undisputed grandmasters, Frederik Pohl built an astonishing career that spanned more than seven decades.

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9780252081156 | Univ of Illinois Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: One of science fiction's undisputed grandmasters, Frederik Pohl built an astonishing career that spanned more than seven decades.

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Product Description: Anthony Doerr, the Pulitzer Prize­–­winning author of All the Light We Cannot See, reads his 2007 memoir, Four Seasons in Rome—available on audio for the very first time!On the day Tony Doerr and his wife returned from the hospital with their newborn twins, he received a letter from the Academy of Arts and Letters informing him that he had won the prestigious Rome Prize, which provides a stipend, an apartment, and a writing studio at the beautiful American Academy for a year...read more

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9781416540014 | Scribner, June 12, 2007, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The author describes the year he spent in Rome after winning the Rome Prize, including his adventures around the city, life in a foreign but welcoming country, and parenthood as it applies to his newborn twins.

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9781416573166 | Reprint edition (Scribner, June 10, 2008), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: From the author of the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning #1 New York Times bestseller All the Light We Cannot See, a "dazzling" (Azar Nafisi, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran) memoir about art and adventures in Rome.

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9781442394971 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, September 1, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Anthony Doerr, the Pulitzer Prize­–­winning author of All the Light We Cannot See, reads his 2007 memoir, Four Seasons in Rome—available on audio for the very first time!

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Product Description: Afflicted with chronic pneumonia as a child, Kate DiCamillo found solace in books and dreamed of becoming a writer. Her first book, Because of Winn-Dixie, the story of a lonely girl and her dog, resonated with audiences and earned DiCamillo a Newbery Honor...read more

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9780521068079, titled "Golden Latin Artistry" | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1970, cover price $42.00 | also contains Golden Latin Artistry | About this edition: Title: Golden Latin Artistry Binding: hardcover Publication date: 1963

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9781622759378 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 1, 2015, cover price $12.90 | About this edition: Afflicted with chronic pneumonia as a child, Kate DiCamillo found solace in books and dreamed of becoming a writer.

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9781622759361 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 1, 2015, cover price $23.45 | About this edition: Afflicted with chronic pneumonia as a child, Kate DiCamillo found solace in books and dreamed of becoming a writer.

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9781941550465 | Spuyten Duyvil, July 15, 2015, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: Named one of Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Books of 2014 One of NBC News’s 10 Best Latino Books of 2014 “A West Coast version of Augusten Burroughs’s Running With Scissors...A funny, shocking, generous-hearted book” (Entertainment Weekly) about a boy, his five stepfathers, and the mother who was determined to give her son everything but the truth...read more

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9781439170892 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, June 23, 2015), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Named one of Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Books of 2014 One of NBC News’s 10 Best Latino Books of 2014 “A West Coast version of Augusten Burroughs’s Running With Scissors.

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9781483010243 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 3, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Bronson Pinchot] From PEN/Hemingway award winner Brando Skyhorse comes this stunning, heartfelt memoir in the vein of The Glass Castle or The Tender Bar, the true story of a boy's turbulent childhood growing up with five stepfathers and the mother who was determined to give her son everything but the truth.
9781483010250 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 3, 2014), cover price $34.95

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Product Description: In a very short time, John Green has become an icon of young adult literature. His first novel, Looking for Alaska (2005) won the Michael Prinz award, Paper Towns (2008) received an Edgar Allan Poe award, and in 2014, Time magazine named him one its 100 Most Influential People...read more

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9781442249967 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 9, 2015, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: In a very short time, John Green has become an icon of young adult literature.

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