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Freedom's Child: The Life of a Confederate General's Black Daughter by Carrie Allen McCray,http://www.amazon.com/dp/1565121864/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_efS.sb19EYNH4KQ5
the optimist's daughter • eudora welty
Triumphs of Experience: The Men of the Harvard Grant Study by George E.Vaillant: Begun in 1938, the Grant Study of Adult Development charted the physical and emotional health of over 200 men, starting with their undergraduate days. Now George Vaillant follows the men into their nineties, documenting for the first time what it is like to flourish far beyond conventional retirement. #Book #Happiness #Men
A Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Dugard Hers is a story of her being yanked out of her normal life at the age of 11; spending 18 years imprisoned by the convicted rapist Phillip Garrido and his wife, Nancy; and bearing two daughters by Mr. Garrido. She describes these events with dignified, hard-hitting understatement, recreating her initial naïveté about the monstrousness of her situation.