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A new model : what confidence, beauty, and power really look like / Ashley Graham with Rebecca Paley.
Body image.
Models (Persons) -- United States -- Biography.
Graham, Ashley.
Body size -- Psychological aspects.

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Are you anybody? [large print] : a memoir / Jeffrey Tambor.
Actors -- United States -- Biography.
Large type books.
Autobiographies.
Tambor, Jeffrey, 1944-

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Are you anybody? [sound recording (CD)] : a memoir / Jeffrey Tambor.
Actors -- United States -- Biography.
Tambor, Jeffrey, 1944-

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Being a dad is weird : lessons in fatherhood from my family to yours / Ben Falcone ; with a foreword by Melissa McCarthy.
Fatherhood
Actors -- United States -- Biography.
Fathers -- United States -- Biography.
Autobiographies.
Falcone, Ben, 1973-

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Between them : remembering my parents / Richard Ford.
A stirring narrative of memory and parental love, author Richard Ford tells of his mother, Edna, a feisty Catholic girl with a difficult past, and his father, Parker, a sweet-natured soft-spoken traveling salesman, both born at the turn of the twentieth century in rural Arkansas. For Ford, the questions of what his parents dreamed of and how they loved each other and him became a striking portrait of American life in the mid-century. With his celebrated candor, wit, and intelligence, the award-winning storyteller and creator of the iconic Frank Bascombe delivers an unforgettable exploration of memory, intimacy, and love. American novelist and short story writer Richard Ford was born in Jackson, Mississippi. His best-known works are the novel The Sportswriter and its sequels, Independence Day, The Lay of the Land and Let Me Be Frank with You.

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Death need not be fatal / Malachy McCourt, with Brian McDonald.
"Before he runs out of time, Irish bon vivant Malachy McCourt shares his views on death--sometimes hilarious and often poignant--and on what will or won't happen after his last breath is drawn. During the course of his life, Malachy McCourt practically invented the single's bar; was a pioneer in talk radio, a soap opera star, a best-selling author; a gold smuggler, a political activist, and a candidate for governor of the state of New York. It seems that the only two things he hasn't done are stick his head into a lion's mouth and die. Since he is allergic to cats, he decided to write about the great hereafter and answer the question on most minds: What's so great about it anyhow? In Death Need Not Be Fatal, McCourt also trains a sober eye on the tragedies that have shaped his life: the deaths of his sister and twin brothers; the real story behind Angela's famous ashes; and a poignant account of the death of the man who left his mother, brothers, and him to nearly die in squalor. McCourt writes with deep emotion of the staggering losses of all three of his brothers, Frank, Mike, and Alphie. In his inimitable way, McCourt takes the grim reaper by the lapels and shakes the truth out of him. As he rides the final blocks on his Rascal scooter, he looks too at the prospect of his own demise with emotional clarity and insight. In this beautifully rendered memoir, McCourt shows us how to live life to its fullest, how to grow old without acting old, and how to die without regret."--

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Dinner with Edward : the story of a remarkable friendship / Isabel Vincent.
"When Isabel meets Edward, both are at a crossroads: he wants to follow his late wife to the grave, and she is ready to give up on love. Thinking she is merely helping out her friend, Edward's daughter -- who lives far away and asked her to check in on her nonagenarian dad in New York -- Isabel has no idea that the man in the kitchen baking the sublime roast chicken and light-as-air apricot soufflé will end up changing her life. As Edward and Isabel meet weekly for the glorious dinners that Edward prepares, he shares so much more than his recipes for apple galette or the perfect martini, or even his tips for deboning poultry. Edward is teaching Isabel the luxury of slowing down and taking the time to think through everything she does, to deconstruct her own life, cutting it back to the bone and examining the guts, no matter how messy that proves to be. Dinner with Edward is a book about sorrow and joy, love and nourishment, and about how dinner with a friend can, in the words of M.F.K. Fisher, 'sustain us against the hungers of the world'"--

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Driving Miss Norma : one family's journey saying 'yes' to living / Tim Bauerschmidt and Ramie Liddle.
"When Miss Norma was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she was advised to undergo surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. But instead of confining herself to a hospital bed for what could be her last stay, Norma--newly widowed after nearly seven decades of marriage--rose to her full height of five feet and told her doctor, 'I'm ninety years old. I'm hitting the road.' Packing what she needed, Norma took off on an unforgettable cross-country journey with three professional nomads--her retired son Tim, his wife Ramie, and their standard poodle Ringo--in a thirty-six-foot RV. Driving Miss Norma is the charming, infectiously joyous chronicle of their experiences on the road--a transformative journey of living life on your own terms that shows us that it is never too late to begin an adventure, inspire hope, or become a trailblazer. As this once timid woman says 'yes' to living in the face of death, she tries regional foods for the first time, zip-lines through a former stranger's yard, and reaches for the clouds in a hot air balloon. With each passing mile (and one educational visit to a cannabis dispensary), Miss Norma's health improves and conversations that had once been taboo begin to unfold. Norma, Tim, and Ramie bond in ways they had never done before, and their definitions of home, family, and friendship expand. Stop by stop, state by state, they meet countless people from all walks of life--strangers who become fast friends and welcome them with kindness and open hearts. Infused with this irrepressible nonagenarian's wisdom, courage, and generous spirit, and filled with sixteen pages of color photographs, Driving Miss Norma reminds us that life is beautiful and precious, and that family, fun, and self-discovery can happen at any age."--

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I am number 8 : overlooked and undervalued, but not forgotten by God / John W. Gray III.
Who is a number 8? -- The field of favor -- There's oil in the field -- In search of a hero -- That long walk home -- Sheep, lions, bears, and giants -- Big me, little king -- Dear dad -- Scavenger hunt -- Hearts and parts -- My turn, God's time -- Blind spots -- Worshipping wounded -- I can't believe I'm here!

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Love, Africa : a memoir of romance, war, and survival / Jeffrey Gettleman.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Autobiographies.
Gettleman, Jeffrey, 1971-