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Saturday, April 9, 2016
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Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
The beloved American classic
about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith's
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a poignant and moving tale filled with
compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and people and
incident. The story of young, sensitive, and idealistic Francie Nolan and her
bittersweet formative years in the slums of Williamsburg has enchanted and
inspired millions of readers for more than sixty years. By turns overwhelming,
sublime, heartbreaking, and uplifting, the daily experiences of the
unforgettable Nolans are raw with honesty and tenderly threaded with family
connectedness—in a work of literary art that brilliantly captures a unique time
and place as well as incredibly rich moments of universal
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Tannie Maria (Tannie meaning
Auntie, the respectful Afrikaans address for a woman older than you) is a
middle-aged widow who likes to cook—and eat. She shares her culinary love as a
recipe columnist for the local paper—until The Gazette decides its
readers are hungrier for advice on matters of the heart rather than ideas for
lunch and dinner.
From Witness Impulse: Drenched in
blood and sitting in the sweltering interview room of a Thai police station,
Kayla Finch knows that Sam, the love of her life, is dead. It doesn't matter
that there's no body. All that blood can mean only one thing....
Volume Two of the daily
diaries of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan.
his two terms as the fortieth president of the United States, Ronald Reagan kept
a daily diary in which he recorded, by hand, his innermost thoughts and
observations on the extraordinary, the historic, and the routine day-to-day
occurrences of his presidency. Brought together in one volume and edited by
historian Douglas Brinkley, The Reagan Diaries provides a striking
insight into one of this nation's most important presidencies and sheds new
light on the character of a true American leader.
Rodney Dangerfield's personal story is a rollicking
show business tale, full of marquee name-droppings (Adam Sandler, Jim Carrey,
Johnny Carson, Jerry Seinfeld) and stories about fame. Defying the old laws
about the fleeting nature of fame and the dearth of second acts in American
life, Dangerfield transformed himself from a debt-ridden aluminium-siding
salesman named Jack Roy to a multimedia superstar—and stayed an icon for
One Last Strike by
legendary baseball manager Tony La Russa is a thrilling sports comeback story.
La Russa, the winner of four Manager of the Year awards—who led his teams to six
Pennant wins and three World Series crowns—chronicles one of the most exciting
end-of-season runs in baseball history, revealing with fascinating
behind-the-scenes details how, under his expert management, the St. Louis
Cardinals emerged victorious in the 2011 World Series despite countless
injuries, mishaps, and roadblocks along the way.
In her book Self-Inflicted Wounds, comedian
and actress Aisha Tyler recounts a series of epic mistakes and hilarious stories
of crushing personal humiliation, and the personal insights and authentic wisdom
she gathered along the way. Riotous, revealing, and wonderfully relatable,
Tyler's essays are about the power of calamity to shape life, learning, and
Baseball season is upon us! Get in the
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Robinson's I Never Had it Made, Willie Randolph's The Yankee
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