Category: Autobiography: A-D


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Called to the mountains : the autobiography of Reverend Ralph W. Beiting and the Christian Appalachian Project

By: Beiting, Ralph W.

Price: $0.99

Publisher: Lancaster, KY, Christiwn Appalachian Project: 1993

Seller ID: 019524

Condition: Good

112 pages; light edge wear, small surface tear in back cover; View more info

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Why Not the Best?

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1976

Seller ID: KB005348

ISBN: 0553101986

Condition: Good

0553101986 spine creasing, edge wear; This campaign autobiography was begun in late 1974 when Georgia governor Jimmy Carter's presidential ambitions were being undervalued by the national media. It was received by the public as a welcome affirmation of one candidate's bedrock faith in old-fashioned public service based on duty, honor, competence, and honesty. With almost one million copies sold, it would help to propel him into the White House. In compelling yet humble language, Carter details his personal history to that point of his life: his idyllic childhood in remote Plains, his hazing i... View more info

The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

By: Cellini, Benvenuto; Symonds, John Addington (Translator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, International Collectors Library: 1946

Seller ID: 021921

Condition: Very Good

442 pages; light edge wear; red leatherette binding, bound-in bookmark, 24k top edge gilt and decorations; Benvenuto Cellini is an artist-craftsman, one of the greatest sculptors in the renaissance, passionately devoted to art, the worshipper and frequenter of the great men of his time, the 'divine' Michelangelo, who came to his studio, the 'marvellous' Titian (the adjectives are Cellini's). He loathed the sculptor Torregiano because he had broken Michelangelo's nose. His autobiography gives a quite extraordinarily vivid account of daily life in Renaissance Florence and Rome, its studios, its... View more info

Where Mercy Is Shown, Mercy Is Given

By: Chapman, Duane Dog

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2010-03-16

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022483

ISBN: 1401323715

Condition: Very Good

287 pages; edge wear to boards, corners bumped; Duane 'Dog' Chapman is the world's most famous bounty hunter. During his hard-hitting and often controversial career, he has rounded up over six thousand criminals, and inspired and entertained millions on his top-rated TV show, Dog the Bounty Hunter. But his job doesn't end when the cuffs go on...Having been on the wrong side of the law himself - abuse, addiction, crime, gangs, prison - and turned his life around to become an American icon, Dog knows how to get fugitives back on the straight and narrow. And he makes it his business to help. This... View more info