1211 Results
1211 Results
Under magnolia : a Southern memoir —Mayes, Frances.
Book
2014
8 available of 8 items

"A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region's powerful influence on her life. The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, i...

Sontag : her life and work —Moser, Benjamin, author.
Book On CD
2019
0 available of 1 items

Mythologized and misunderstood, lauded and loathed, a girl from the suburbs who became a proud symbol of cosmopolitanism, Susan Sontag left a legacy of writing that forms an indispensable key to modern culture. With hund...

It came from Ohio! : my life as a writer —Stine, R. L.
Book
1997
13 available of 13 items

A best-selling author tells kids everything they ever wanted to know about him--and Goosebumps! What was R.L. Stine like as a kid? How did he start writing books? Where does he get all his scary ideas? These and many mor...

The boy on Fairfield Street : how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2004
7 available of 8 items

Introduces the life of renowned children's author and illustrator Ted Geisel, popularly known as Dr. Seuss, focusing on his childhood and youth in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Shirley Jackson : a rather haunted life —Franklin, Ruth, author.
Book
2016
0 available of 2 items

"This long-awaited biography establishes Shirley Jackson as a towering figure in American literature and revives the life and work of a neglected master. Still known to millions only as the author of the "The Lottery," S...

Laura Ingalls Wilder : a biography —Anderson, William, 1952-
Book
1992
3 available of 3 items

A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her "Little House" books.

Letter to my daughter —Angelou, Maya.
Book
2008
15 available of 17 items

Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning. Whether she is recalling such lost friends as Coretta Scot...

Theft by finding diaries (1977-2002) —Sedaris, David, author.
Large Print
2017
4 available of 4 items

For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his d...

Mom & me & mom —Angelou, Maya.
Book
2013
17 available of 20 items

Kitchen privileges : a memoir —Clark, Mary Higgins.
Book
2002
18 available of 18 items

Laura Ingalls Wilder —Wallner, Alexandra.
Book
1997
5 available of 5 items

A biography of the well-known author of "The Little House on the Prairie," describing the pioneer experiences that provided the basis for much of her writing.

Island treasures : growing up in Cuba —Ada, Alma Flor, author.
Book
2015
1 available of 1 items

Told through the eyes of a child, this anthology of true autobiographical tales from Hispanic author and educator Alma Flor presents inspiring reflections on a unique childhood spent on the island of Cuba. Includes Spani...

Laura Ingalls Wilder : growing up in the little house —Giff, Patricia Reilly.
Book
1987
7 available of 7 items

A biography of the author of the "Little House" books, including the years of her marriage to Almanzo Wilder.

Planting stories : the life of librarian and storyteller Pura Belpré —Denise, Anika, author.
Book
2019
3 available of 5 items

"From the author of MONSTER TRUCK and STARRING CARMEN comes a gorgeous and lyrical story about Pura Belpré, a Puerto Rican librarian who changed the world"-- Provided by publisher.

Under magnolia a southern memoir —Mayes, Frances.
Large Print
2014
1 available of 2 items

"A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region's powerful influence on her life. The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, i...

Tell me a riddle, Requa I, and other works —Olsen, Tillie.
Book
2013
1 available of 1 items

A collection of works, both fictional and non-fictional, gathered together here for the first time -- Provided by publisher.

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