Biography

A biography (from the Greek words bios meaning "life", and graphos meaning "write") is a non-fictional account of a person's life. Biographies are written by an author who is not the subject/focus of the book.

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Autobiography
Memoir
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This Is All I Got
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Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land
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