Memoirs


100 books
...et je ne suis jamais allé à l'école

histoire d'une enfance heureuse

André Stern

Biography--Music Stern, André (French musician, 1971-) School curriculum--Critisism Memoirs Education--Unschooling

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…trotzdem Ja zum Leben sagen

ein Psychologe erlebt das Konzentrationslager

Viktor E. Frankl

Memoirs Frankl, Viktor Emil (1905-1997) Concentration camps Psychoanalytic system--Frankl

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...und ich war nie in der Schule

Geschichte eines glücklichen Kindes

André Stern; a.d.Frz.v. Eva Plorin

Biography--Music Stern, André (French musician, 1971-) School curriculum--Critisism Memoirs

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21 Jahre bei den Kannibalen

André Dupeyrat;

Ethnology--Papua New Guinea Travel--Papua New Guinea Tribes--Papua Cannibalism--Case studies Memoirs

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A book of dreams

Peter Reich

Memoirs Biography--Psychology Reich, Wilhelm (Psychoanalyst, 1897-1957) Reich, Peter (Son of Wilhelm, 1944-) Fathers and sons

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A book of silence

Sara Maitland

Spiritual life Memoirs Biography--Literature--Britain Biography--Spiritual persons Maitland, Sara (Brit. writer, 1950-) Silence Spiritual memoirs

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A comma in a sentence

extraordinary exchange in an ordinary family over six generations

R. Gopalakrishnan

Biography--India--Tamils Biography--Families Biography--Farmers Biography--Business, economy, finance Memoirs Gopalakrishnan, R.

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À corps perdu

du handicap à la reconquête de soi

Laurent Marzec

Biography--Sports Memoirs Handicapped--Rehabilitation Marzec, Laurent

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A fistful of rice

my unexpected quest to end poverty through profitability

Vikram Akula

Microfinance Memoirs Akula, Vikram

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A fort of nine towers

Qais Akbar Omar

Memoirs Biography--Families Afghanistan--History--20th century Refugees--Afghanistan

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A home for Rose

how my life turned upside down for the love of a dog

The Dogs of Bedlam Farm

Jon Katz

Human-animal relationships Farm life--Anecdotes Border collie--Anecdotes Dogs (animal husbandry) Memoirs

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A life less ordinary

Baby Halder; translated by Urvashi Butalia

Biography--Women--India Memoirs Halder, Baby (1973-) Poor people--Asia

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A long way home

Saroo Brierley w Larry Buttrose

Memoirs Biography--India Brierley, Saroo (1981-) Adoptees--Biography--India Books adapted into a film or play

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A man named Dave

a story of triumph and forgiveness

Dave Pelzer

Abused children Violence--Intra-family Children of alcoholics--Biography--United States Memoirs Pelzer, David James (US self-help author, 1960-) Biography--Victims of violence

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A memoir of misfortune

Su Xiaokang ; translated from the Chinese by Zhu Hong

Su, Xiaokang (1949-) Memoirs

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A memoir of Thomas Bewick

written by himself; w. wood engravings by Thomas Bewick

Memoirs Biography--Biologists and Naturalists Biography--Arts Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828)

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A mingled chime

leaves from an autobiography

Sir Thomas Beecham, Bart.

Memoirs Biography--Music Conductors (Music) Beecham, Thomas (1879-1961)

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A monk swimming

Malachy McCourt

Memoirs McCourt, Malachy (1931-2013) Biography--Cinema & theater Biography--Literature--United States Biography--Politics (ministers, MPs, essayists etc.)

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A Naga odyssey

my long way home

Visier Meyasetsu Sanyü; with Richard Broome

Memoirs Biography--Victims of violence Biography--Science Biography--Historians Sanyü, Visier (Naga refugee, historian, 1953-) Nagaland (India) Tribes--India

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A pattern of islands

We Chose the Islands

Arthur Grimble

Travel--Pacific islands Memoirs Biography--Military Books adapted into a film or play

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A right ambition

David Gower, w/ Derek Hodgson

Memoirs Biography--Sports Ball games--Cricket Gower, David (UK cricketeer, 1957-)

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A Rumor of War

Philip Caputo

Vietnam--History--1961-1975 (Vietnam war) Memoirs Biography--Military Caputo, Philip (Vietnam veteran, 1941-) Books adapted into a film or play

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A single tear

a family's persecution, love, and endurance in communist China

Wu Ningkun; in collab.w. Li Yikai

Memoirs Biography--Science Biography--Literature--China Wu Ningkun (Chinese Prof. 1920-)

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A soldier's voyage of self discovery

Major General K. K. Tewari (Retd.)

Memoirs Biography--Military Biography--Auroville Tewari, K.K. (Aurovilian, 1922-) Auroville authors

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A sort of life

Graham Greene

Memoirs Biography--Literature--Britain Greene, Graham (English novelist, 1904-1991)

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A stolen life

a memoir

Jaycee Dugard

Memoirs Biography--Women Biography--Victims of violence Dugard, Jaycee (Crime victim, 1980-) Sexual abuse--Children Child abduction

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A story teller's story

Sherwood Anderson

Memoirs Biography--Literature--United States Anderson, Sherwood (US writer, 1876-1941)

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A street cat named Bob

James Bowen

Cats (Animal husbandry) Memoirs Bowen, James (1979-) Homeless persons Books adapted into a film or play Biography--Socially disadvantaged

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A tale of love and darkness

Amos Oz

Memoirs

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A vanished present

the memoirs

of Alexander Pasternak; ed. & transl. by Ann Pasternak Slater

Memoirs Biography--Architects Pasternak, Alexander Leonidovich (1893-1982)

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A walk with a white bushman

Laurens van der Post in conversation with Jean-Marc Pottiez

Philosophy--Modern Western Memoirs Interviews van der Post, Laurens Jan (1906-1996)

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A woman among warlords

the extraordinary story of an Afghan who dared to raise her voice

Raising my voice

Malalai Joya, w Derrick O'Keefe

Memoirs Biography--Women Biography--Politics (ministers, MPs, essayists etc.) Joya, Malalai (Afghan MP, 1978-) Women's rights Afghanistan--History--2001-today (Islamic republic)

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A woman in Berlin

diary 20 April to 22 June 1945

by Anonymous; transl. by Philip Boehm, afterword by Hans Magnus Enzensberger.

World War II (1939-1945)--Germany--Berlin Berlin (Germany)--History--1933-1945 World War II (1939-1945)--Women--Germany World War II (1939-1945)--Atrocities Biography--Women Memoirs Hillers, Marta (1911-2001) Rape victiims

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A word with you, World

the autobiography of a poet

Siddalingaiah; transl. from the Kannada by S. R. Ramakrishna; art: Laxman Aelay

Memoirs Biography--India Biography--Literature--India Siddalingaiah (Karnatic poet & playwright, 1954-)

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A world away

a memoir of Mervyn Peake

by Maeve Gilmore

Memoirs Biography--Arts Biography--Literature--Britain Gilmore, Maeve (Engl. artist & writer, 1917-1983) Peake, Mervyn (English artist & writer, 1911-1968)

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A writer's people

ways of looking and feeling

V. S. Naipaul

Authors, Trinidadian--Intellectual life.--20th century Naipaul, Vidiadhar Surajprasad (1932-) Memoirs Biography--Literature--India

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A year in green tea and tuk-tuks

my unlikely adventure creating an organic farm in Sri Lanka

Rory Spowers

Farming--Organic--Sri Lanka Sri Lanka--Social life and customs Spowers, Rory Memoirs

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Abenteuer meines Lebens

Heinrich Schliemann erzählt; hg.u.erl.v. Heinrich Alexander Stoll

Biography--Archaeologists Memoirs Diaries and journals Letters Schliemann, Heinrich (German archeol. 1822-1890)

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Adventures by sea

of Edward Coxere; ed. by E. H. W. Meyerstein

Memoirs Biography--Travellers Coxere, Edward (Merchant, 1633-1694) Humorous stories Seafaring life Travel--Oceans--Atlantic Travel--Historical accounts

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Adventures of a young naturalist

the zoo quest expeditions

David Attenborough

Memoirs Biography--Biologists and Naturalists Biography--Travellers Attenborough, David (Engl. naturalist, 1926-) Travel--Guyana Travel--Paraguay Travel--Indonesia Nature conservation Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation

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Afrika dunkel lockende Welt

Tania Blixen ; aus dem Englischen von Rudolf von Scholtz.

Memoirs Biography--Women Biography--Farmers Biography--Literature--Britain Blixen, Tania (aka Isak Dinesen, Danish writer, 1885-1962)

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Aké & Ìsarà

memoirs of a Nigerian childhood

Wole Soyinka

Biography--Literature--Africa Memoirs

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Album Apollinaire

Guillaume Apollinaire

Apollinaire, Guillaume (1880-1918) Biography--Literature--France Memoirs

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All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes

Maya Angelou

Biography--Women Biography--Show biz Biography--Social Sciences Biography--Literature--United States Biography--Cinema & theater Memoirs Angelou, Maya (1928-2014)

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All rivers run to the sea

memoirs

Elie Wiesel

Memoirs Biography--Literature--United States Biography--Spiritual persons Biography--Jews Wiesel, Elie (US writer, 1928-)

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All these years

a memoir

Raj Thapar

Thapar, Raj (Wife of Romesh, mother of Valmik 1926-1987) Memoirs Biography--Women--India

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Altwerden ist nichts für Feiglinge

Joachim Fuchsberger

Fuchsberger, Joachim (1927-) Memoirs Older people--Attitudes

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Am falschen Ort

Edward W. Said

Said, Edward W. (Writer, 1935-2003) Biography--Literature--Islamic world Biography--Literature--United States Biography--Philosophy Memoirs

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Amkoullel, l'enfant Peul

mémoires

Amadou Hampâté Bâ

Memoirs Biography--Literature--Africa Biography--Historians Biography--Social Sciences Bâ, Amadou Hampâté (Malian writer, 1900-1991)

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Ammonites and leaping fish

a life in time

Penelope Lively

Memoirs Biography--Women Biography--Literature--Britain Lively, Penelope (English author, 1933-)

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An African love story

love, life and elephants

Daphne Sheldrick

Biography--Women Memoirs Sheldrick, Daphne (1934-) Kenya--History--1963-today (Republic) Wildlife conservationists Elephants--Africa

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An American childhood

Annie Dillard

Memoirs Biography--Literature--United States Biography--Women Dillard, Annie (US author, 1945-)

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An autobiography

Epstein

Memoirs Biography--Arts Sculptors--Great Britain Epstein, Jacob (Sculptor, 1880-1959)

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An autobiography

Frank Lloyd Wright

Memoirs Biography--Architects Biography--Education Wright, Frank Lloyd (US architect, 1867-1959)

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An autobiography

by Anthony Trollope

Memoirs Biography--Literature--Britain Trollope, Anthony (1815-1882)

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An Autobiography

Antonin Raymond

Architects--United States Raymond, Antonin (Architect, 1888-1976) Memoirs Biography--Architects

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An autobiography

with musings on recent events in India

Toward freedom

Jawaharlal Nehru

Memoirs Biography--Politics--India--20th century Biography--Rebels, revolutionaries, reformers Biography--Rulers (heads of gov./ chief exec.) Nehru, Jawaharlal (1889-1964) India--Autonomy and independence movements Prime ministers--India

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An autobiography

or the story of my experiments with truth

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi ; translated from the Gujarati by Mahadev Desai.

Gandhi, Mohandass Karamchand (1869-1948) Biography--Politics--India--20th century Biography--Rebels, revolutionaries, reformers Biography--Social Sciences--India Memoirs

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An Autobiography

Edwin Muir

Memoirs Biography--Literature--Britain Muir, Edwin (Brit. poet, 1887-1959)

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An enduring love

my life with the Shah

Farah Pahlawi; transl. from the French by Patricia Clancy

Memoirs Biography--Women Biography--Rulers (heads of gov./ chief exec.) Pahlavi, Farah (Iranian empress, 1938-) Empresses

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An essay in autobiography

Boris Pasternak

Memoirs Biography--Literature--Russia Pasternak, Boris Leonidowitsch (1890-1960)

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An uncommon friendship

from opposite sides of the Holocaust

Bernat Rosner & Frederic C. Tubach; w. Sally Patterson Tubach

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives Children and war--Germany Holocaust survivors Memoirs Biography--Jews World War II (1939-1945)--Personal narratives--Germany World War II (1939-1945)--Personal narratives, Hungary

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An unquiet mind

Kay Redfield Jamison

Memoirs Manic-depressive psychoses (Bipolar disorder) Biography--Psychology Jamison, Kay Redfield (US psychologist, 1946-)

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And furthermore

Judi Dench, as told to John Miller

Memoirs Biography--Arts Biography--Cinema & theater Dench, Judi (1934-)

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And there was light

the autobiography of a blind hero in the French Resistance

Jacques Lusseyran

Memoirs

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Années d'enfance

récit

Junichiro Tanizaki; trad. du Japonais et annoté par Marc Mécréant

Biography--Literature--Japan Memoirs Tanizaki, Junichiro (1886-1965)

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Antimémoires

André Malraux

Biography--Literature--France Memoirs Malraux, André (1901-1976)

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Antimemoirs

André Malraux; transl. from the French by Terence Kilmartin

Memoirs Biography--Literature--France Malraux, André (1901-1976)

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Anus Mundi

five years in Auschwitz

Wieslaw Kielar

Biography--Military Memoirs Kielar, Wieslaw

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Anything we love can be saved

Alice Walker

Walker, Alice (Author, activist, 1944-) Biography--Literature--United States Biography--Women Memoirs

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Appointment at the ends of the world

memoirs of a wildlife veterinarian

William B. Karesh

Wildlife veterinarian Animal husbandry Travel--World Travel--Tropics Memoirs Karesh, William B. Biography--Travellers Biography--Medicine

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Apprentice to power

India 1904-1908

by Sir Malcolm Darling

Memoirs Biography--Rulers (heads of gov./ chief exec.) Biography--India Darling, Malcolm (1880-1969) India--History--1765-1947 (Raj)

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Apprenticed to a Himalayan master

a Yogi's autobiography

by Sri M

Memoirs Spiritual memoirs Biography--Religion--Hinduism Biography--Religion--Islam and Sufism Biography--Philosophy Biography--India Sri M (Mumtaz Ali Khan, 1948-)

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Around the village green

the heart-warming memoir of a World War II childhood

Dot May Dunn

Memoirs Biography--Women Dunn, Dot May (English writer)

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As I walked out one midsummer morning

Laurie Lee; illustrated by Leonard Rosoman

Travel--Europe Travel--Spain Memoirs

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At home in the Himalayas

Christina Noble

Memoirs Noble, Christina (1942-) Himalaya Mountains

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At the feet of the master

reminiscences

T. Kodandarama Rao

Sri Aurobindo--Disciples' works Memoirs Biography--Sri Aurobindo Ashram Pondicherry Biography--Spiritual persons

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Au gré des jours

Françoise Héritier

Memoirs Biography--Women Biography--Social Sciences Anthropologists Héritier, Françoise (French anthropol., feminist, 1933-2017)

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Auge zu und durch

Karl Dall

Memoirs Biography--Show biz Dall, Karl (1941-)

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Aus Indien

Aufzeichnungen, Tagebücher, Gedichte, Betrachtungen, Erzählungen

Hermann Hesse

Memoirs Diaries and journals Biography--India Biography--Literature--Germany Biography--Philosophy Hesse, Hermann (1877-1962) Travel--India Travel--Historical accounts German fiction--Miscellaneous writings

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Aus meinem Leben

Käthe Kollwitz

Memoirs

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Aus meinem Leben und Denken

Albert Schweitzer

Memoirs Schweitzer, Albert (1875-1965)

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Auswahl aus dem Werk in fünf Bänden

In Stahlgewittern

Ernst Jünger

German fiction--Collected works Biography--Military Biography--Literature--Germany Jünger, Ernst (1895-1998) World War I (1914-1918)--Personal narratives Memoirs

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Autobiographical writings

Hermann Hesse; edited and with an introd. by Theodore Ziolkowski, transl. by Denver Lindley

Memoirs

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Autobiographie

die Geschichte meiner Experimente mit der Wahrheit

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Biography--Social Sciences Biography--Politics--India--20th century Biography--Rebels, revolutionaries, reformers Gandhi, Mohandass Karamchand (1869-1948) Memoirs

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Autobiographie d'une travailleuse du sexe

Nalini Jameela; trad. de l'anglais p. Sophie Bastide-Foltz

Memoirs Biography--Prostitutes Biography--Women--India Jameela, Nalini (Indian prostitute) Prostitution--South Asia

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Autobiographie ou mes expériences de vérité

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Gandhi, Mohandass Karamchand (1869-1948) Biography--Social Sciences--India Biography--Rebels, revolutionaries, reformers Biography--Politics--India--20th century Memoirs

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Autobiographies

W. B. Yeats

Memoirs Biography--Literature--Ireland Yeats, William Butler (Irish poet, 1865-1939)

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Autobiography

Edward Gibbon

Memoirs Biography--Historians Gibbon, Edward (Engl. hist. 1737-1794)

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Autobiography

by John Stuart Mill

Memoirs Biography--Philosophy Mill, John Stuart (Engl. philos. 1806-1873)

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Autobiography

The whispering gallery

John Lehmann

Memoirs Biography--Literature--Britain Lehmann, John (English poet, 1907-1987)

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Autobiography

1931-1967

Karan Singh

Singh, Karan (Indian polit., 1931-) Biography--Nobility Biography--Politics--India--20th century Biography--Auroville Memoirs

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Autobiography

John Cowper Powys

Memoirs Biography--Literature--Britain Biography--Philosophy Powys, John Cowper (1872-1963)

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Autobiography

To the Is-Land

Janet Frame

Biography--Literature--New Zealand Biography--Women Memoirs Frame, Janet (1924-2004)

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Autobiography in education

an introduction to the subjective discipline of autobiography and of its central place in the education of teachers, with a selection of passages from a variety of autobiographies, including those written by students

by Peter Abbs

Education--Storytelling Autobiography--Authorship Creative writing--Study and teaching Memoirs Biography--Collective

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Autobiography of an unknown Indian

Thy hand, great anarch! India 1921-1952

Nirad C. Chaudhuri

Memoirs Biography--Literature--India Chaudhuri, Nirad C. (Indian writer, 1897-1999)

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Autobiography of Joseph Priestley

[and] an account of further discoveries in air

memoirs written by himself; introd. by Jack Lindsay

Memoirs Biography--Religion--Christianity Biography--Philosophy Biography--Science Biography--Education Priestley, Joseph (1733-1804) Oxygen--Chemical properties Discoveries in science--History--Sources

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Autoportrait

Man Ray; trad. de l'américain p. Anne Guérin

Memoirs Biography--Arts Ray, Man (US artist, 1890-1976) Surrealism (Arts) Dadaism

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Autoportrait de l'auteur en coureur de fond

Haruki Murakami; trad. du japonais par Hélène Morita

Biography--Sports Biography--Spiritual persons Memoirs Murakami, Haruki (Japanese writer, 1949-)

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Ayya's accounts

a ledger of hope in modern India

Anand Pandian & M. P. Mariappan; afterword by Veena Das

Memoirs Biography--India--Tamils Biography--Socially disadvantaged Mariappan, M. P. (Tamil shopkeeper, 1919-2014)

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