Biography, Memoirs & Letters

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Where the Salmon Run

The Life and Legacy of Billy Frank Jr.

University of Washington Press, Published with Office of the Secretary of State’s Washington State Heritage Center Legacy Project

Trova Heffernan recounts the story of Billy Frank Jr, who fought for tribal fishing rights and he emerged as one of the most influential Northwest Indians in modern history.

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The Only One Living to Tell

The Autobiography of a Yavapai Indian

University of Arizona Press

This autobiography offers a missing piece of Western history—as one of the only Native American accounts of the Skeleton Cave Massacre—and contributes to a growing body of history from a Native perspective.

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Exploring Mars

Chronicles from a Decade of Discovery

University of Arizona Press

The former NASA director of Mars missions recounts the failures and triumphs of exploring Mars, weaving a compelling story of both the political and scientific challenges surrounding the Red Planet.

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Autism All-Stars

How We Use Our Autism and Asperger Traits to Shine in Life

Foreword by Tony Attwood; Edited by Josie Santomauro
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Writers from around the world - including Temple Grandin, Donna Williams, Deborah Lipsky, and Wendy Lawson -- share their experiences of creating a successful life on the autism spectrum.

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Jewels of the Qila

The Remarkable Story of an Indo-Canadian Family

UBC Press

This story about a remarkable Sikh family living in British Columbia tells a larger tale about an immigrant community’s triumphs and tribulations and the strong connections that Indo-Canadians continue to forge with their homeland.

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Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma's Struggle for Democracy

Edited by Bertil Lintner
Silkworm Books

This book follows Burma's pro-democracy movement and Aung San Suu Kyi's prominent leadership role.

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