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Stories of Jewish Life

Casale Monferrato-Rome-Jerusalem, 1876–1985

Augusto Segre
Translated and with an Introduction by Steve Siporin

Segre’s stories of Jewish life in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Italy.

Printed Paper Cased
Available May 2020
ISBN: 9780814347652
eBOOK
Available May 2020
ISBN: 9780814347669

Invisible Ink

A Memoir by Guy Stern

The incredible autobiography of an exiled child during WWII.

Hardback
Available April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347591
eBOOK
Available April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347607

Grief's Country

A Memoir in Pieces

Gail Griffin

An intimate look at widowhood.

Paperback
Available February 2020
ISBN: 9780814347393
eBOOK
Available February 2020
ISBN: 9780814347409

Black Indian

A Memoir by Shonda Buchanan

A moving memoir exploring one family’s legacy of African Americans with American Indian roots.

Paperback
Published: August 2019
ISBN: 9780814345801
eBOOK
Published: August 2019
ISBN: 9780814345818

Sing This at My Funeral

A Memoir of Fathers and Sons

David Slucki

A global journey of four generations of fathers and sons as they cope with grief and loss.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814347218
Paperback
Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814344866
eBOOK
Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814344873

What You Take with You

Wildfire, Family and the Road Home

Therese Greenwood

Personal account of fleeing a Canadian wildfire that devastated a community and garnered international attention.

Paperback
Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9781772124491

Welcome to Replica Dodge

A Memoir by Natalie Ruth Joynton

A story about place, interfaith, and what it means to come home.

Paperback
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345573
eBOOK
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345580

The Forgetting Tree

A Rememory

Rae Paris

A personal narrative of past and present racial violence and resistance to terror in the United States.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814344262
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814344279

The Seven, A Family Holocaust Story

Ellen G. Friedman

A literary memoir of exile and survival in Soviet prison camps during the Holocaust.

Paperback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344132
Hardback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344392
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344149
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Saving Arcadia

A Story of Conservation and Community in the Great Lakes

Heather Shumaker

A David and Goliath conservation story set on Lake Michigan.

Paperback
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342046
eBOOK
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342053

A Canterbury Pilgrimage / An Italian Pilgrimage

Elizabeth Robins Pennell & Joseph Pennell

Edited and with an introduction by Dave Buchanan

American couple pioneered leisure cycle tourism in Europe via illustrated travel memoirs in the 1880s.

Paperback
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9781772120424
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The People's Lawyer

The Life and Times of Frank J. Kelley, the Nation's Longest-Serving Attorney General

Frank J. Kelley with Jack Lessenberry

The nation’s longest-serving attorney general tells the story of a life that spanned two centuries and a career that helped transform consumer protection and public interest law.

Hardback
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814341322
eBOOK
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814341339
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Love, Sex, and 4-H

A Memoir by Anne-Marie Oomen

A unique take on the tumultuous 1960s from a young woman growing up in rural Michigan.

Paperback
Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814340783
eBOOK
Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814340790

A Year of Days

Myrl Coulter

Canadian author re-examines her life following the harrowing loss of her mother to dementia.

Paperback
Published: February 2015
ISBN: 9781772120455

Star Songs and Water Spirits

A Great Lakes Native Reader

Edited by Victoria Brehm

Set in the natural environment of the seasonal year, the selections explain cultural concepts and show how modern Native literature reflects tradition.

Paperback
Published: January 2011
ISBN: 9780984334001
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Race and Remembrance

A Memoir

Arthur L. Johnson

Memoir of respected Detroit civic and civil rights leader Arthur L. Johnson.

Hardback
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814333709
eBOOK
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814337493

Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl

The Memoirs of Yekhezkel Kotik

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by David Assaf

The first annotated English edition of a classic early-twentieth-century Yiddish memoir that vividly describes Jewish life in a small Eastern European town.

Paperback
Published: April 2008
ISBN: 9780814334218
eBOOK
Published: April 2008
ISBN: 9780814337332

When You Come Home

A Wartime Courtship in Letters, 1941-45

Edited by Robert E. Quirk

The story of two Wayne State University students who were separated by World War II, told through the letters that they exchanged.

Paperback
Published: October 2007
ISBN: 9780814333341
eBOOK
Published: October 2007
ISBN: 9780814335581

Life with Mae

A Detroit Family Memoir

Neal Shine

A memoir of growing up on Detroit’s East Side in the 1930s and 1940s combined with an often hilarious biographical portrait of Shine’s mother, Mae.

Hardback
Published: September 2007
ISBN: 9780814332986

Learning to Cook in 1898

A Chicago Culinary Memoir

Ellen F. Steinberg
Recipe adaptations by Eleanor Hudera Hanson

Based on the pocket notebook and handwritten recipes of Irma Rosenthal Frankenstein, a young Chicago housewife from the turn of the twentieth century, Learning to Cook in 1898 is a glimpse into American culinary history.

Paperback
Published: July 2007
ISBN: 9780814333648

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