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Biography (includes Autobiography): Books & More

Print and online resources for exploring and learning about an individual's life

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Search here for books available online from the Google Books service. The content is free but it varies by book. For some books only a title, table of contents, or sections will be available. Other books may be available in their entirety. 

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Tips on Finding Biographies

You can find biographies in the library catalog by searching "biography" as a subject. Add additional terms to limit your search, for example: biography and sports. 

Click on the links below to see a listing of books available in the SCC Library.   


Some biographies available at the SCC Library

This Child Will be Great
Michelle: A biography
Haunted Heart: The Life and Times of Stephen King
Dirty Dishes

Some autobiographies available at the SCC Library

The Autobiography of Malcom X
Hunger of Memory: The Eduacation of Richard Rodriguez
Dr. J
Clapton: An Autobiography