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    • Search Result #1. Dotter of her Father\'s Eyes by Mary M Talbot and Bryan Talbot

    • Title
      Dotter of her Father's Eyes
      Author
      Mary M Talbot and Bryan Talbot
      Holdings
      3 Copies Available Novi Public Library, Royal Oak Public Library, and Waterford Township Library
      Pub date
      2012 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #2. Now All Roads Lead to France: The Last Years of Edward Thomas by Matthew Hollis

      • 2.
    • Title
      Now All Roads Lead to France: The Last Years of Edward Thomas
      Author
      Matthew Hollis
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2011 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #3. The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal

    • Title
      The Hare With Amber Eyes
      Author
      Edmund de Waal
      Holdings
      8 Copies Available Dexter District Library, Ferndale Public Library, Franklin Public Library, Hazel Park Memorial Library, Novi Public Library, Salem-South Lyon District Library, Wayne Public Library, and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2010 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #4. The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius by Graham Farmelo

    • Title
      The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius
      Author
      Graham Farmelo
      Holdings
      7 Copies Available Chelsea District Library, Novi Public Library, Oxford Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Waterford Township Library, and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2009 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #5. Somewhere Towards the End by Diana Athill

    • Title
      Somewhere Towards the End
      Author
      Diana Athill
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Novi Public Library in Adult Collection
      Pub date
      2008 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #6. Somewhere Towards the End by Diana Athill

    • Title
      Somewhere Towards the End
      Author
      Diana Athill
      Holdings
      8 Copies Available Brighton District Library, Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Novi Public Library, Oxford Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Salem-South Lyon District Library, and Wayne Public Library
      Pub date
      2008 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #7. Young Stalin by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    • Title
      Young Stalin
      Author
      Simon Sebag Montefiore
      Holdings
      13 Copies Available Chelsea District Library, Clawson Blair Memorial Library, Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Dearborn Hts. South - JFK, Jr. Library, Dexter District Library, Northville District Library, Novi Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Springfield Township Library, Wayne Public Library, Wyandotte Bacon Memorial Dist Lib, and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2007 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #8. Keeping Mum by Brian Thompson

      • 8.
    • Title
      Keeping Mum
      Author
      Brian Thompson
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2006 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #9. Matisse the Master by Hilary Spurling

    • Title
      Matisse the Master
      Author
      Hilary Spurling
      Holdings
      3 Copies Available Novi Public Library, Royal Oak Public Library, and Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.)
      Pub date
      2005 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #10. My Heart is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots by John Guy

      • 10.
    • Title
      My Heart is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots
      Author
      John Guy
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2004 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #11. Orwell: The Life by D.J. Taylor

    • Title
      Orwell: The Life
      Author
      D.J. Taylor
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Southgate Veterans Memorial Library in Biography Collection
      Pub date
      2003 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #12. Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self by Claire Tomalin

    • Title
      Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
      Author
      Claire Tomalin
      Holdings
      7 Copies Available Dexter District Library, Ferndale Public Library, Highland Township Public Library, Hazel Park Memorial Library, Northville District Library, Pontiac Public Library, and Redford Township District Library
      Pub date
      2002 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #13. Selkirk\'s Island by Diana Souhami

      • 13.
    • Title
      Selkirk's Island
      Author
      Diana Souhami
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2001 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #14. Bad Blood: A Memoir by Lorna Sage

    • Title
      Bad Blood: A Memoir
      Author
      Lorna Sage
      Holdings
      15 Copies Available Clawson Blair Memorial Library, Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Garden City Public Library, Highland Township Public Library, Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Livonia Public Library Carl Sandburg Branch, Lyon Township Public Library, Novi Public Library, Pontiac Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Southgate Veterans Memorial Library, Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library), Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.), Waterford Township Library, and Wayne Public Library
      Pub date
      2000 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #15. Berlioz Volume 2 by David Cairns

      • 15.
    • Title
      Berlioz Volume 2
      Author
      David Cairns
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1999 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #16. Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire by Amanda Foreman

    • Title
      Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
      Author
      Amanda Foreman
      Holdings
      4 Copies Available Berkley Public Library, Chelsea District Library, Flat Rock Public Library, and Franklin Public Library
      Pub date
      1998 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #17. Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire by Amanda Foreman

    • Title
      Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
      Author
      Amanda Foreman
      Holdings
      28 Copies Available Belleville Area District Library, Berkley Public Library, Brighton District Library, Brandon Township Library, Clawson Blair Memorial Library, Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Dearborn Hts. South - JFK, Jr. Library, Ferndale Public Library, Flat Rock Public Library, Garden City Public Library, Highland Township Public Library, Huntington Woods Public Library, Lincoln Park Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Lyon Township Public Library, Madison Heights Public Library, Novi Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Riverview Public Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Salem-South Lyon District Library, Southgate Veterans Memorial Library, Springfield Township Library, Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library), Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.), Waterford Township Library, and White Lake Township Library
      Pub date
      1998 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #18. Victor Hugo by Graham Robb

    • Title
      Victor Hugo
      Author
      Graham Robb
      Holdings
      13 Copies Available Dexter District Library, Ferndale Public Library, Flat Rock Public Library, Huntington Woods Public Library, Lincoln Park Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Milford Public Library, Northville District Library, Novi Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Riverview Public Library, Southgate Veterans Memorial Library, and Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.)
      Pub date
      1997 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #19. Thomas Cranmer: A Life by Diarmaid MacCulloch

    • Title
      Thomas Cranmer: A Life
      Author
      Diarmaid MacCulloch
      Holdings
      No copies currently available. Estimated wait undetermined.
      Pub date
      1996 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #20. Gladstone by Roy Jenkins

    • Title
      Gladstone
      Author
      Roy Jenkins
      Holdings
      2 Copies Available Brighton District Library and Flat Rock Public Library
      Pub date
      1995 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #21. D. H. Lawrence: The Married Man by Brenda Maddox

    • Title
      D. H. Lawrence: The Married Man
      Author
      Brenda Maddox
      Holdings
      2 Copies Available Livonia Public Library Alfred Noble Branch and Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.)
      Pub date
      1994 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #22. Philip Larkin: A Writer\'s Life by Andrew Motion

      • 22.
    • Title
      Philip Larkin: A Writer's Life
      Author
      Andrew Motion
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1993 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #23. Trollope by Victoria Glendinning

    • Title
      Trollope
      Author
      Victoria Glendinning
      Holdings
      2 Copies Available Berkley Public Library and Redford Township District Library
      Pub date
      1992 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #24. A Life of Picasso by John Richardson

    • Title
      A Life of Picasso
      Author
      John Richardson
      Holdings
      3 Copies Available Dexter District Library
      Pub date
      1991 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #25. A Life of Picasso by John Richardson

    • Title
      A Life of Picasso
      Author
      John Richardson
      Holdings
      8 Copies Available Belleville Area District Library, Chelsea District Library, Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Milford Public Library, Novi Public Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Wayne Public Library, and Wyandotte Bacon Memorial Dist Lib
      Pub date
      1991 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #26. A Life of Picasso by John Richardson

    • Title
      A Life of Picasso
      Author
      John Richardson
      Holdings
      7 Copies Available Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Milford Public Library, Novi Public Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Southgate Veterans Memorial Library, Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.), and Wayne Public Library
      Pub date
      1991 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #27. A Life of Picasso by John Richardson

    • Title
      A Life of Picasso
      Author
      John Richardson
      Holdings
      9 Copies Available Belleville Area District Library, Dearborn Hts. South - JFK, Jr. Library, Lincoln Park Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Milford Public Library, Novi Public Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Southgate Veterans Memorial Library, and Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.)
      Pub date
      1991 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #28. A. A. Milne: His Life by Ann Thwaite

    • Title
      A. A. Milne: His Life
      Author
      Ann Thwaite
      Holdings
      3 Copies Available Brandon Township Library, Royal Oak Public Library, and Waterford Township Library
      Pub date
      1990 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #29. Coleridge: Early Visions by Richard Holmes

    • Title
      Coleridge: Early Visions
      Author
      Richard Holmes
      Holdings
      4 Copies Available Inkster Leanna Hicks Public Library, Melvindale Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Northville District Library, and Royal Oak Public Library
      Pub date
      1989 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #30. Tolstoy by A. N. Wilson

    • Title
      Tolstoy
      Author
      A. N. Wilson
      Holdings
      11 Copies Available Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Hazel Park Memorial Library, Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Melvindale Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Pontiac Public Library, Royal Oak Public Library, River Rouge Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library), Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.), Waterford Township Library, and Wayne Public Library
      Pub date
      1988 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #31. Under the Eye of the Clock by Christopher Nolan

    • Title
      Under the Eye of the Clock
      Author
      Christopher Nolan
      Holdings
      3 Copies Available Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Huntington Woods Public Library, and Wayne Public Library
      Pub date
      1987 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #32. Gilbert White by Richard Mabey

      • 32.
    • Title
      Gilbert White
      Author
      Richard Mabey
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1986 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #33. Hugh Dalton by Ben Pimlott

      • 33.
    • Title
      Hugh Dalton
      Author
      Ben Pimlott
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1985 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #34. T. S. Eliot by Peter Ackroyd

    • Title
      T. S. Eliot
      Author
      Peter Ackroyd
      Holdings
      3 Copies Available Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Northville District Library, and Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library)
      Pub date
      1984 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #35. Vita by Victoria Glendinning

    • Title
      Vita
      Author
      Victoria Glendinning
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Royal Oak Public Library in Adult Collection
      Pub date
      1983 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #36. Bismarck by Edward Crankshaw

    • Title
      Bismarck
      Author
      Edward Crankshaw
      Holdings
      4 Copies Available Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Hazel Park Memorial Library, Salem-South Lyon District Library, and Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library)
      Pub date
      1982 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #37. Monty: The Making of a General by Nigel Hamilton

    • Title
      Monty: The Making of a General
      Author
      Nigel Hamilton
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Livonia Public Library Civic Center in Biography Collection
      Pub date
      1981 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #38. Monty: The Making of a General by Nigel Hamilton

    • Title
      Monty: The Making of a General
      Author
      Nigel Hamilton
      Holdings
      2 Copies Available Flat Rock Public Library and Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library)
      Pub date
      1981 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #39. Monty: The Making of a General by Nigel Hamilton

    • Title
      Monty: The Making of a General
      Author
      Nigel Hamilton
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Garden City Public Library in Adult Collection
      Pub date
      1981 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #40. On the Edge of Paradise: A. C. Benson the Diarist by David Newsome

      • 40.
    • Title
      On the Edge of Paradise: A. C. Benson the Diarist
      Author
      David Newsome
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1980 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #41. About Time by Penelope Mortimer

      • 41.
    • Title
      About Time
      Author
      Penelope Mortimer
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1979 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #42. Lloyd George: The People\'s Champion by John Grigg

      • 42.
    • Title
      Lloyd George: The People's Champion
      Author
      John Grigg
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1978 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #43. Injury Time by Beryl Bainbridge

    • Title
      Injury Time
      Author
      Beryl Bainbridge
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Pontiac Public Library in Adult Collection
      Pub date
      1977 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #44. Elizabeth Gaskell by Winifred Gerin

      • 44.
    • Title
      Elizabeth Gaskell
      Author
      Winifred Gerin
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1976 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #45. In Our Infancy by Helen Corke

      • 45.
    • Title
      In Our Infancy
      Author
      Helen Corke
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1975 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #46. Poor Dear Brendan by Andrew Boyle

      • 46.
    • Title
      Poor Dear Brendan
      Author
      Andrew Boyle
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1974 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #47. CB: A Life of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman by John Wilson

      • 47.
    • Title
      CB: A Life of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
      Author
      John Wilson
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1973 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #48. Trollope by James Pope-Hennessey

      • 48.
    • Title
      Trollope
      Author
      James Pope-Hennessey
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1972 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #49. Henrik Ibsen by Michael Meyer

    • Title
      Henrik Ibsen
      Author
      Michael Meyer
      Holdings
      2 Copies Available Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library and Wayne Public Library
      Pub date
      1971 Whitbread /Biography
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