Amanda Thompson's favorite memoirs and non-fiction books

A Listmania! list by Amazon Customer "A thompson" (Salt Lake City)
The list author says: "I love memoirs and non-fiction books with great characters and psychological themes."
Lucky
1.  Lucky by Alice Sebold
$9.77   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (479 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing
2.  The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing by Maia Szalavitz
$10.11   Used & New from: $5.81
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (397 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Shot in the Heart
3.  Shot in the Heart by Mikal Gilmore
$11.56   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)

A Rip in Heaven: A Memoir of Murder And Its Aftermath
4.  A Rip in Heaven: A Memoir of Murder And Its Aftermath by Jeanine Cummins
$11.06   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

Girlbomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir
5.  Girlbomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir by Janice Erlbaum
$10.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Swallow the Ocean: A Memoir
6.  Swallow the Ocean: A Memoir by Laura Flynn
$11.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

The Glass Castle: A Memoir
7.  The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
$10.80   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,207 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Have You Found Her: A Memoir
8.  Have You Found Her: A Memoir by Janice Erlbaum
$9.21   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found
9.  Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found by Jennifer Lauck
$11.56   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (165 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation
10.  Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation by Jonathan Kozol
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)

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Her Last Death: A Memoir
11.  Her Last Death: A Memoir by Susanna Sonnenberg
$10.79   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Liars' Club: A Memoir
12.  The Liars' Club: A Memoir by Mary Karr
$9.57   Used & New from: $1.77
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (303 customer reviews)

Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time
13.  Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson
$10.43   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,865 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Borderlines: A Memoir
14.  Borderlines: A Memoir by Caroline Kraus
$14.44   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Dead Man Walking: The Eyewitness Account Of The Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate
15.  Dead Man Walking: The Eyewitness Account Of The Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate by Helen Prejean
$11.40   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

I Speak For This Child: True Stories of a Child Advocate
16.  I Speak For This Child: True Stories of a Child Advocate by Gay Courter
$20.47   Used & New from: $10.94
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Living at the Edge of the World: A Teenager's Survival in the Tunnels of Grand Central Station
17.  Living at the Edge of the World: A Teenager's Survival in the Tunnels of Grand Central Station by Jamie Pastor Bolnick
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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My Own Country: A Doctor's Story
18.  My Own Country: A Doctor's Story by Abraham Verghese
$13.65   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (208 customer reviews)

The Mole People: Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York City
19.  The Mole People: Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York City by Jennifer Toth
$13.79   Used & New from: $2.96
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (179 customer reviews)

Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard
20.  Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard by Liz Murray
$18.29   Used & New from: $2.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (682 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper
21.  Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper by Diablo Cody
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (139 customer reviews)

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A Piece of Cake: A Memoir
22.  A Piece of Cake: A Memoir by Cupcake Brown
$11.76   Used & New from: $3.80
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (553 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Leaving Dirty Jersey: A Crystal Meth Memoir
23.  Leaving Dirty Jersey: A Crystal Meth Memoir by James Salant
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Three Little Words: A Memoir
24.  Three Little Words: A Memoir by Ashley Rhodes-Courter
$7.96   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (277 customer reviews)

The Stranger Beside Me
25.  The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule
$7.78   Used & New from: $1.64
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (510 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Memory Palace
26.  The Memory Palace by Mira Bartók
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

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Another Place at the Table
27.  Another Place at the Table by Kathy Harrison
$12.30   Used & New from: $3.50
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing
28.  Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing by Ted Conover
$14.11   Used & New from: $1.87
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (175 customer reviews)

Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails with America's Hoboes
29.  Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails with America's Hoboes by Ted Conover
$12.50   Used & New from: $1.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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Disturbing 0 Oct 22, 2014
Glass Castles by J Walls 0 Dec 31, 2013
As A Great Speaker 7 Oct 26, 2013
Why is Sister Helen so focused on Capital punishment? 13 May 10, 2013
David is dead. 1 Dec 10, 2012
Leadership 4 May 3, 2012
All a lie. He is a crook. Check out 60 min expose. 1 Apr 6, 2012
What is Liz Murray doing now? 0 Mar 11, 2012
JOHN COUEY 1 Mar 7, 2012
Pansexuality 1 Dec 15, 2011
So terribly sad... 5 May 16, 2011
Why are so many people interested in this book?! 29 Apr 21, 2011
 
   

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