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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
C. Griff Griffin, director of general education for the College of Interdisciplinary Studies, said she started reading this book because she is a hiker and had recently hiked to Everest Base Camp in Nepal. more info

Genre: Memoir
Author: Greg Mortenson
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Recommendations: 2010
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Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy
Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy
Judy Palmer, director of Grand Forum, read this memoir several years ago and found it fascinating. It is the story of the author as a boy who, because of the Cuban revolution, had to leave his family at age 11 to live in an unknown country. more info

Genre: Memoir
Author: Carlos Eire
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Recommendations: 1986
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You Don't Look Like Anyone I Know
You Don't Look Like Anyone I Know
A Hope College professor, Heather Sellers wrote this memoir about suffering from prosopagnosia or face blindness: the inability to recognize faces -- even members of her own family. Michele Coffill, associate director of publications in News and Information Services, said Sellers engages readers as if they were beside her for her emotional journey from initial onset to diagnosis. The book and Sellers' experiences are intertwined with flashbacks of growing up in an alcoholic, dysfunctional family. more info

Genre: Memoir
Author: Heather Sellers
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Recommendations: 1924
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