Biography Book Special!

Biography month is just around the corner! Start early with five of our biographies that are 40% off.

Use code BIO2018 on our website or by calling (800)-621-2736.
Offer expires October 31st, 2018.


Hill - Public Private CitizenA Very Private Public Citizen: The Life of Grenville Clark by Nancy Peterson Hill

Regularly $24.95 • Now $15 • 978-0-8262-2091-2 • paperback • 24 illus.

An enthusiastic husband, father, and friend, Clark was a lawyer, civil rights activist, traveler, advisor, and world citizen at large. Memories from Clark’s family and friends weave through the book, as do Clark’s own inimitable observations on his life and the world in which he lived. A Very Private Public Citizen brings Clark out of the shadows, offering readers an inspiring example of a true patriot and humanitarian, more concerned with the well-being of his country and his fellow man than with his own fame.


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George Washington Carver: In His Own Words, Second Edition by Gary R. Kremer

Regularly $29.95 • Now $18 • 978-0-8262-2139-1 • hardcover • 14 illus.

“Kremer’s background and transitional comments, along with Carver’s writings, succeed in bringing Carver to life; helping readers to encounter, empathize with, and appreciate this complex, often contradictory man.”―The Journal of Southern History, for the first edition


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Henry Ware Lawton: Union Infantryman, Frontier Soldier, Charismatic Warrior by Michael E. Shay

Regularly $29.95 • Now $18 • 978-0-8262-2100-1 • hardcover • 24 illus.

“Shay provides an excellent balance between Lawton’s life and the historical context in which he lived. Lawton was a man of his times who shaped the society he lived in and the wars he fought.”—Tony R. Mullis, United States Army Command and General Staff College, author of Peacekeeping on the Plains: Army Operations in Bleeding Kansas


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American Tragedian: The Life of Edwin Booth by Daniel J. Watermeier

Regularly $55 • Now $33 • 978-0-8262-2048-6 • hardcover • 25 illus.

“One may say that any life or any company is without consequence, but well-done biographies and performance histories, such as Edwin Booth and American Tragedian, remind theatre historians that, without them, further histories will also suffer in consequence.”—Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism


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The Story of Rose O’Neill: An Autobiography by Miriam Formanek-Brunell

Regularly $35 • Now $21 • 978-0-8262-1106-4 • hardcover

In these memoirs, O’Neill reveals herself as a woman who preferred art, activism, and adventure to motherhood and marriage. Featuring photographs from the O’Neill family collection, The Story of Rose O’Neill fully reveals the ways in which she pushed at the boundaries of her generation’s definitions of gender in an effort to create new liberating forms.

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