Stacy Shaw

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Finding My Father: His Century-Long Journey from World War I Warsaw and My Quest To Follow

An uneven biography, but a worthy addition to World War II and Holocaust memoirs.

Blue Sky Kingdom: An Epic Journey to the Heart of the Himalayas

A breathtaking journey, both geographical and internal, Kirkby’s blending of travelog of an already fascinatingly remote locale and personal family experience is unique and luminous. Will appeal to a wide range of readers.
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Elsewhere: A Journey into Our Age of Islands

Overall, this is a great primer on the concept of islands in the modern age, and though engagingly written, it retains a textbook feel that will appeal to professionals or students of geography, ecology, and city planning.
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Sex with Presidents: The Ins and Outs of Love and Lust in the White House

Written much like a tell-all, this historical yet approachable look at the sex lives and scandals of several U.S. presidents will appeal to history buffs as well as a large general audience.
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The Hungover Games: A True Story

Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Sex in the City, Heawood’s entertaining account should appeal to fans of similar memoirs on single parenting, motherhood, and relationships.

The Growing Season: How I Saved an American Farm—And Built a New Life

Frey brings a breath of fresh air to both the personal memoir genre and the business world. Her writing is crisp and her personality winning. A must-read.

Miracle Country: A Memoir

A bittersweet tribute to home and family in breathtaking prose that will appeal to lovers of memoirs and history, as well as anyone who enjoys beautifully crafted writing.
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Your Blue Is Not My Blue: A Missing Person Memoir

Will appeal to fans of Girl in the Woods who are curious about what happened next in Matis’s story.

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Hitching for Hope: A Journey into the Heart and Soul of Ireland

An uplifting account of McKiernan’s journey and the stories shared with him along the way. Will appeal to lovers of memoirs and patrons who enjoy reading about those who effect and inspire change.

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