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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Ackerman, D.
1 Ackerman, D. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Bantam Book 1980 0553148524 / 9780553148527 Paperback 
A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, the book becomes a personal and philosophical odyssey into fundamental questions of how to live. The narrator's relationship with his son leads to a powerful self-reckoning; the craft of motorcycle maintenance leads to an austerely beautiful process for reconciling science, religion, and humanism. Resonant with the confusions of existence, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is a touching and transcendent book of life. 
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Tuesdays with Morrie  an old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson, Albom, Mitch
2 Albom, Mitch Tuesdays with Morrie an old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson
New York Doubleday 1997 0385484518 / 9780385484510 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it.

For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago.

Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded, and the world seemed colder. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom for your busy life today the way you once did when you were younger?

Mitch Albom had that second chance. He rediscovered Morrie in the last months of the older man's life. Knowing he was dying, Morrie visited with Mitch in his study every Tuesday, just as they used to back in college. Their rekindled relationship turned into one final "class": lessons in how to live.

Tuesdays with Morrie is a magical chronicle of their time together, through which Mitch shares Morrie's lasting gift with the world. 
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King Peggy  An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village, Bartels, Peggielene and Eleanor Herman
3 Bartels, Peggielene and Eleanor Herman King Peggy An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village
New York Doubleday 2012 0385534329 / 9780385534321 Hardcover Good 

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King Peggy An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed and African Village, Bartels, Peggielene; and Eleanor Herman
4 Bartels, Peggielene; and Eleanor Herman King Peggy An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed and African Village
New York, NY Anchor Books 2012 0307742814 / 9780307742810 Paperback Very Good 
Ex-Library; King Peggy chronicles the astonishing journey of American secretary, Peggielene Bartels, who suddenly finds herself king to a town of 7,000 people on Ghana's central coast, half a world away. Upon arriving for her crowning ceremony in beautiful Otuam, she discovers the dire reality: there's no running water, no doctor, no high school, and many of the village elders are stealing the town's funds. To make matters worse, her uncle (the late king) sits in a morgue awaiting a proper funeral in the royal palace, which is in ruins. Peggy's first two years as king of Otuam unfold in a way that is stranger than fiction. In the end, a deeply traditional African town is uplifted by the ambitions of its decidedly modern female king, and Peggy is herself transformed, from an ordinary secretary to the heart and hope of her community. 
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King Peggy An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed and African Village, Bartels, Peggielene; and Eleanor Herman
5 Bartels, Peggielene; and Eleanor Herman King Peggy An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed and African Village
New York, NY Anchor Books 2012 0307742814 / 9780307742810 Paperback Very Good 
Ex-Library; King Peggy chronicles the astonishing journey of American secretary, Peggielene Bartels, who suddenly finds herself king to a town of 7,000 people on Ghana's central coast, half a world away. Upon arriving for her crowning ceremony in beautiful Otuam, she discovers the dire reality: there's no running water, no doctor, no high school, and many of the village elders are stealing the town's funds. To make matters worse, her uncle (the late king) sits in a morgue awaiting a proper funeral in the royal palace, which is in ruins. Peggy's first two years as king of Otuam unfold in a way that is stranger than fiction. In the end, a deeply traditional African town is uplifted by the ambitions of its decidedly modern female king, and Peggy is herself transformed, from an ordinary secretary to the heart and hope of her community. 
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King Peggy An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed and African Village, Bartels, Peggielene; and Eleanor Herman
6 Bartels, Peggielene; and Eleanor Herman King Peggy An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed and African Village
New York, NY Anchor Books 2012 0307742814 / 9780307742810 Paperback Very Good 
Ex-Library; King Peggy chronicles the astonishing journey of American secretary, Peggielene Bartels, who suddenly finds herself king to a town of 7,000 people on Ghana's central coast, half a world away. Upon arriving for her crowning ceremony in beautiful Otuam, she discovers the dire reality: there's no running water, no doctor, no high school, and many of the village elders are stealing the town's funds. To make matters worse, her uncle (the late king) sits in a morgue awaiting a proper funeral in the royal palace, which is in ruins. Peggy's first two years as king of Otuam unfold in a way that is stranger than fiction. In the end, a deeply traditional African town is uplifted by the ambitions of its decidedly modern female king, and Peggy is herself transformed, from an ordinary secretary to the heart and hope of her community. 
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King Peggy An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed and African Village, Bartels, Peggielene; and Eleanor Herman
7 Bartels, Peggielene; and Eleanor Herman King Peggy An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed and African Village
New York, NY Anchor Books 2012 0307742814 / 9780307742810 Paperback Very Good 
Ex-Library; King Peggy chronicles the astonishing journey of American secretary, Peggielene Bartels, who suddenly finds herself king to a town of 7,000 people on Ghana's central coast, half a world away. Upon arriving for her crowning ceremony in beautiful Otuam, she discovers the dire reality: there's no running water, no doctor, no high school, and many of the village elders are stealing the town's funds. To make matters worse, her uncle (the late king) sits in a morgue awaiting a proper funeral in the royal palace, which is in ruins. Peggy's first two years as king of Otuam unfold in a way that is stranger than fiction. In the end, a deeply traditional African town is uplifted by the ambitions of its decidedly modern female king, and Peggy is herself transformed, from an ordinary secretary to the heart and hope of her community. 
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Patton The Man Behind the Legend, 1885-1945, Blumenson, Martin
8 Blumenson, Martin Patton The Man Behind the Legend, 1885-1945
New York Morrow 1985 0688137954 / 9780688137953 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
This magnificent biography by the world's foremost expert on the life of George S. Patton portrays the many faces of the general with uncompromising insight: the gruff, demanding public front known (and feared) by millions; the sensitive, intellectual visage shown to intimates; and the self-conscious, emotional, religious man only a handful of people ever met. Martin Blumenson deftly explores the life of this American hero, a paradoxical man who inspired others to greatness but who sometimes questioned the greatness within himself. 
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Foreign Correspondence, Brooks, Geraldine
9 Brooks, Geraldine Foreign Correspondence
New York Anchor Books/Doubleday 1999, c1998. 0385483732 / 9780385483735 Paperback Fair 
10% discount off sticker on front cover and pages are yellowed on edges.

As a young girl in a working-class neighborhood of Sydney, Australia, Geraldine Brooks longed to discover the places where history happens and culture comes from, so she enlisted pen pals who offered her a window on adolescence in the Middle East, Europe, and America. Twenty years later Brooks, an award-winning foreign correspondent, embarked on a human treasure hunt to find her pen friends. She found men and women whose lives had been shaped by war and hatred, by fame and notoriety, and by the ravages of mental illness. Intimate, moving, and often humorous, Foreign Correspondence speaks to the unquiet heart of every girl who has ever yearned to become a woman of the world. 
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Running with Scissors  a memoir, Burroughs, Augusten
10 Burroughs, Augusten Running with Scissors a memoir
New York St. Martin's Press 2002 031242227X / 9780312422271 Paperback Good 
Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus. So at the age of twelve, Burroughs found himself amidst Victorian squalor living with the doctor's bizarre family, and befriending a pedophile who resided in the backyard shed. The story of an outlaw childhood where rules were unheard of, and the Christmas tree stayed up all year round, where Valium was consumed like candy, and if things got dull an electroshock- therapy machine could provide entertainment. The funny, harrowing and bestselling account of an ordinary boy's survival under the most extraordinary circumstances. 
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Brain on Fire My Month of Madness, Cahalan, Susan
11 Cahalan, Susan Brain on Fire My Month of Madness
New York 1451621388 / 9781451621389 Paperback Good 
When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of how she’d gotten there. Days earlier, she had been on the threshold of a new, adult life: at the beginning of her first serious relationship and a promising career at a major New York newspaper. Now she was labeled violent, psychotic, a flight risk. What happened?

In a swift and breathtaking narrative, Susannah tells the astonishing true story of her descent into madness, her family’s inspiring faith in her, and the lifesaving diagnosis that nearly didn’t happen. “A fascinating look at the disease that . . . Could have cost this vibrant, vital young woman her life” (People) , Brain on Fire is an unforgettable exploration of memory and identity, faith and love, and a profoundly compelling tale of survival and perseverance that is destined to become a classic. 
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Buddha  A Story of Enlightenment, Chopra, Deepak
12 Chopra, Deepak Buddha A Story of Enlightenment
New York HarperOne 2007 0060878819 / 9780060878818 Paperback As New 
Enlightenment Series

Deepak Chopra brings the Buddha back to life in this gripping New York Times bestselling novel about the young prince who abandoned his inheritance to discover his true calling. This iconic journey changed the world forever, and the truths revealed continue to influence every corner of the globe today.

A young man in line for the throne is trapped in his father's kingdom and yearns for the outside world. Betrayed y those closest to him, Siddhartha abandons his palace and princely title. Face-to-face with his demons, he becomes a wandering monk and embarks on a spiritual fast that carries him to the brink of death. Ultimately recognizing his inability to conquer his body and mind by sheer will, Siddhartha transcends his physical pain and achieves enlightenment.

Although we recognize Buddha today as an icon of peace and serenity, his life story was a tumultuous and spellbinding affair filled with love and sex, murder and loss, struggle and surrender. From the rocky terrain of the material world to the summit of the spiritual one, Buddha captivates and inspires; ultimately leading us closer to understanding the true nature of life and ourselves. 
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Diary of a Sportscaster, Coleman, Ken; and Valenti, Dan
13 Coleman, Ken; and Valenti, Dan Diary of a Sportscaster
Literations 1982 0943514037 / 9780943514031 Paperback Fine 

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The Kennedys: an American drama, Collier, Peter and David Horowitz
14 Collier, Peter and David Horowitz The Kennedys: an American drama
New York Summit Books 1984 0671447939 / 9780671447939 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
A national bestseller based on hundreds of interviews with family members and associates, archival research, and previously unused sources reveals the all-too-human saga behind a high profile political family. 
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If I Could Live My Life Again I'D Begin Today and Then..., Cyrano De Words-U-Lac
15 Cyrano De Words-U-Lac If I Could Live My Life Again I'D Begin Today and Then...
Salem, VA Rhymeo Ink 1996 1562920502 / 9781562920500 Paperback Very Good 
If you want to enjoy life to the fullest, you'll treasure this unique collection of inspiring proverbs. Eash on is a pointed, two-line motivatore that encourages yu to make the most of every moment. And because they are simple and clever, you'll remember them when you need them most! 
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The Hare with Amber Eyes:  A Family's Century of Art and Loss, De Waal, Edmund
16 De Waal, Edmund The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss
New York Picador 2010 0312569378 / 9780312569372 Paperback Good 
Edmund de Waal is a world-famous ceramicist. Having spent thirty years making beautiful pots? Which are then sold, collected, and handed on? He has a particular sense of the secret lives of objects. When he inherited a collection of 264 tiny Japanese wood and ivory carvings, called netsuke, he wanted to know who had touched and held them, and how the collection had managed to survive.

And so begins this extraordinarily moving memoir and detective story as de Waal discovers both the story of the netsuke and of his family, the Ephrussis, over five generations. A nineteenth-century banking dynasty in Paris and Vienna, the Ephrussis were as rich and respected as the Rothchilds. Yet by the end of the World War II, when the netsuke were hidden from the Nazis in Vienna, this collection of very small carvings was all that remained of their vast empire. 
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Too Much Money: A Novel, Dunne, Dominick
17 Dunne, Dominick Too Much Money: A Novel
New York Crown Publishers 2009 0609603876 / 9780609603871 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
The last two years have been monstrously unpleasant for high-society journalist Gus Bailey. His propensity for gossip has finally gotten him into trouble—$11 million worth. His problems begin when he falls hook, line, and sinker for a fake story from an unreliable source and repeats it on a radio program. As a result of his flip comments, Gus becomes embroiled in a nasty slander suit brought by Kyle Cramden, the powerful congressman he accuses of being involved in the mysterious disappearance of a young woman, and he fears it could mean the end of him.

The stress of the lawsuit makes it difficult for Gus to focus on the novel he has been contracted to write, which is based on the suspicious death of billionaire Konstantin Zacharias. It is a story that has dominated the party conversations of Manhattan's chattering classes for more than two years. The convicted murderer is behind bars, but Gus is not convinced that justice was served. There are too many unanswered questions, such as why a paranoid man who was usually accompanied by bodyguards was without protection the very night he perished in a tragic fire.

Konstantin's hot-tempered widow, Perla, is obsessed with climbing the social ladder and, as a result, she will do anything to suppress this potentially damaging story. Gus is convinced she is the only thing standing between him and the truth.

Dominick Dunne revives the world he first introduced in his mega-bestselling novel People Like Us, and he brings readers up to date on favorite characters such as Ruby and Elias Renthal, Lil Altemus, and, of course, the beloved Gus Bailey. Once again, he invites us to pull up a seat at the most important tables at Swifty's, get past the doormen at esteemed social clubs like The Butterfield, and venture into the innermost chambers of the Upper East Side's most sumptuous mansions. 
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Above and Beyond, editors Of Time-Life Books
18 editors Of Time-Life Books Above and Beyond
Time-Life Books 1992 0809477351 / 9780809477357 Hardcover Very Good 
A collection of stories about heroes and courage; those that go above and beyond. 
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The Laws of the Ring, Faber, Urijah
19 Faber, Urijah The Laws of the Ring
New York Harpercollins Publishers 2012 0062112406 / 9780062112408 Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
What's your passion?

For Urijah "The California Kid" Faber, fighting is not just a thrill but an act of self-expression. From his first fight in the outlaw MMA days of 2003, Urijah recognized his passion for the sport—and since then the former WEC World Featherweight Champion, now fighting as a top bantamweight in the UFC, has been living his dream. As one of the most exciting, charismatic fighters today, with a loyal following in the MMA community, Urijah is well known for his inventive fight style, cutting-edge approach to fitness, and California swag.

In The Laws of the Ring, Urijah relates the full story of how he has made a career out of a highly demanding sport. Even outside the ring, his passion for fighting has motivated him to do so much more—to open his own fitness center, create a sports clothing line, lead a fight team, and recently to coach up-and-coming fighters in the television show The Ultimate Fighter. But even the California Kid couldn't do it all without constant hard work, healthy habits, and a whole lot of positive thinking. With his thirty-six "Laws of Power," Urijah shares the life lessons he's learned along his unconventional path, drawing from personal experience to give readers a sense of life inside the ring—and show how to take those lessons into their own worlds.

Part manifesto for success, personal journey, and meditation on a well-lived life, The Laws of the Ring is filled with funny, provocative, and inspirational stories for a colorful glimpse into the rise of a young superstar, and the philosophy behind his accomplishments. With clear-eyed perspective and down-to-earth advice, Urijah zeroes in on getting the life you want—and living it to the fullest. ; Signed by Author 
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Marie Antoinette  The Journey, Fraser, Antonia
20 Fraser, Antonia Marie Antoinette The Journey
New York Anchor 2001 0307277747 / 9780307277749 Paperback Very Good 
France's iconic queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous "Let them eat cake," was alternately revered and reviled during her lifetime. For centuries since, she has been the object of debate, speculation, and the fascination so often accorded illustrious figures in history. Married in mere girlhood, this essentially lighthearted child was thrust onto the royal stage and commanded by circumstance to play a significant role in European history. Antonia Fraser's lavish and engaging portrait excites compassion and regard for all aspects of the queen, immersing the reader not only in the coming-of-age of a graceful woman, but in the culture of an unparalleled time and place. 
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