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The Brilliant Women Collection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’
Anne of the Borders - The Story of Anne Hepple, Author, 1877-1959 - by Mary Rawnsley & Wendy Bell Scott
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Written to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Anne Hepple, novelist, who lived most of her life in Northumberland and Berwickshire. Her books, which often feature thinly-disguised local places have been read and enjoyed worldwide. Print Version Published 2009.
The Woman who Rewrote History
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Price: Free! Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(4.00 from 1 review)
Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo, 21st Duchess of Medina Sidonia, was known as the Red Duchess for her political views and imprisoned by Franco during Spain´s fascist dictatorship. She found evidence in her family's archive that much of Spain's accepted history had been 'cleaned up'. To preserve the archive for posterity she married her secretary on her deathbed, disinheriting her children.
Where The River Meets The Sea - An Oral History Of Growing Up In The Wild King Country Of New Zealand During The Great Depression
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
'Where the river meets the sea; is a vivid account of a rural childhood in New Zealand during the Great Depression. It was a time of great hardship and life was very simple. For many, it meant living off the land and the sea to eke out a basic existence. The character and resilience of Grace - whose childhood is told, is reflected in this entertaining and informative oral history.
Grandma's Motorcycle
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Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
My Motorcycle describes a grandmother's humorous and unsuccessful attempts to ride a motorcycle. Even after professional lessons and assistance from motorcycle cops, the skill to stay upright eludes her. After a thousand miles of falls, road rash, and burns, the grandmother reflects on her failure.
When I Woke Up, A Book of Abuse
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Price: Free! Words: 17,140. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(1.00 from 1 review)
She survived an impact from a gunshot wound to her head. This opened the Pandora box which led her to write.