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Biography & Autobiography Books

Transport yourself back in time with biography and autobiography books that tell the stories of the most influential people of our time. Learn from the accounts of historic figures across all backgrounds, including soldiers, artists, writers, inventors, politicians, pilots, nurses, and more.

Valuable Life Lessons
Biography and autobiography books teach us some of the most important lessons in life. Reading about the trials and tribulations of others not only shows us that we're not alone with our struggles, but also teaches young people how to best pursue their goals and dreams. These books give the gift of experience and knowledge to all who read them.

Inspiring Stories
Read about how women of the past, including Jane Austen, Amelia Earhart, and Helen Keller, overcame the many obstacles standing in their way, or how prodigies like Mozart and Beethoven met with success and came to be known as some of the best musicians in history. No matter what your interests may be, these life-changing stories of the world's most exceptional men and women are bound to uplift and encourage you in ways you never imagined.

Exciting Adventures
Not only can biographies and autobiographies teach and inspire us, they also provide incredible stories that captivate and excite the imagination. Action-packed treks through thick jungles, first-hand accounts of being lost on deserted islands, and discoveries of uncharted lands and seas are just a few of the thrilling stories told by some of the world's most important historical figures. A reading lamp helps you read these powerful stories through the night, whether you're immersed in Christopher Columbus' world of discovery or Thomas Edison's journey toward inventing the light bulb.





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The Wolf of Wall Street (Movie Tie-in Edition) Jordan Belfort Paperback
Item : 595610 / Model : 9780345549334
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  • ISBN -13: 978-0345549334
  • Language: English
  • ISBN -10: 0345549333
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X Malcolm X, Alex Haley, Attallah Shabazz Paperback
Item : 597474 / Model : 9780345350688
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  • ISBN -13: 978-0345350688
  • Language: English
  • ISBN -10: 0345350685
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Restaurant Man Joe Bastianich Paperback
Item : 522015 / Model : 9780142196847
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  • Publisher: Plume
  • Publishing Date: July 30, 2013
  • Language: English
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The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life Alice Schroeder Paperback
Item : 615865 / Model : 9780553384611
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  • Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
  • ISBN -13: 978-0553384611
  • Publisher: Bantam
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Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's, South Africa Mark Mathabane Paperback
Item : 630055 / Model : 9780684848280
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  • No. Of Pages: 354 Pages
  • Publisher: Free Press
  • Publishing Date: October 7, 1998
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The John Deere Story: A Biography of Plowmakers John and Charles Deere
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  • No. Of Pages: 224 Pages
  • Author Name: Neil Dahlstrom , Jeremy Dahlstrom
  • Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
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Harriet Tubman The Road to Freedom Catherine Clinton Paperback
Item : 557883 / Model : 9780316155946
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  • Publisher: Back Bay Books
  • Publishing Date: January 5, 2005
  • ISBN -10: 0316155942
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Maria Montessori Her Life and Work E. M. Standing Paperback
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  • Publisher: Plume
  • ISBN -13: 978-0452279896
  • Language: English
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X (As Told to Alex Haley) Malcolm X Paperback
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  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • ISBN -13: 978-0345376718
  • Language: English
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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  • No. Of Pages: 304 Pages
  • Author Name: Maya Angelou
  • Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou Mass Market Paperback
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  • ISBN -13: 978-0345514400
  • Language: English
  • ISBN -10: 0345514408
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The Color of Water James McBride Paperback
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  • Language: English
  • ISBN -13: 978-1594481925
  • ISBN -10: 159448192X
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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother Amy Chua Paperback
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  • No. Of Pages: 256 Pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publishing Date: December 27, 2011
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Frederick Douglass : Autobiographies
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  • No. Of Pages: 1100 Pages
  • Author Name: Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher: Library of America
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Up From Slavery - PB
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  • Author Name: Booker T. Washington
  • Publisher: Signet Classics
  • Publishing Date: January 5, 2010
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Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Luis J. Rodriguez Paperback
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  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • Publishing Date: October 4, 2005
  • Language: English
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Hershey: Milton S. Hershey's Extraordinary Life of Wealth, Empire, and Utopian Dreams Paperback
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  • No. Of Pages: 320 Pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publishing Date: January 9, 2007
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My Face Is Black Is True: Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations Mary Frances Berry
Item : 565643 / Model : 9780307277053
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  • No. Of Pages: 336 Pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publishing Date: October 10, 2006
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How I Made One Million Dollars ... Last Year ... Trading Commodities
Item : 672992 / Model : 9780930233105
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  • Publisher: Windsor Books
  • Author Name: Larry R. Williams
  • Publishing Date: February 10, 1998
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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys Michael Collins Paperback
Item : 586409 / Model : 9780374531942
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  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 lbs
  • ISBN -13: 978-0374531942
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Bad Girls Throughout History
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  • Ann Shen
  • 216 pages, Hardcover
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50 Years at Gombe Jane Goodall Hardcover
Item : 575323 / Model : 9781584798781
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  • Publishing Date: October 1, 2010
  • ISBN -13: 978-1584798781
  • Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
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The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
Item : 734025 / Model : 9781400031740
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  • Author Name: T.J. Stiles
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publishing Date: April 20, 2010
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The Principia (Great Minds)
Item : 672528 / Model : 9780879759803
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  • Publisher: Prometheus Books
  • Author Name: Isaac Newton , Andrew Motte
  • Publishing Date: June 1, 1995
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