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Faces: Imprisoned Women and Their Struggle with the Criminal Justice System
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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In 2008 a group of women serving life sentences for capital crimes decided to reach out to at-risk youth and warn them of the consequences of bad choices. With the mantra: If we can help just one kid, all this work will be worth it, they produced and performed a play: FACES. The play became a phenomenon and reached hundreds of people—in the prison and at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Mujeres por la independencia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Esta obra fue escrita para que, a través de la fidelidad y de la amenidad con que su autor nos cuenta los sucesos de la Guerra de Independencia de México, sus heroínas sean como personajes cercanos. En estas páginas el lector encontrará la historia de todas aquellas mujeres, conocidas o anónimas, cuyo valor y fortaleza trascendio el que su nombre se haya esfumado en los campos de batalla.
The Human Women Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual behavior
Based on my experiences & the experiences of others , i have came up with The Human Women Guide which will guide people with dating and relationships .And give them a deeper understanding of the male and female mind
Mysteries in The Quilter's Quarters: Book 1, The Quilter's Quarters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Quilter's Quarters is part memoir, part story, part how-to and part journal. The book contains brief stories of several quilts. It also introduces Helen and Henry, and elderly, happily married couple who own a small toy and quilt shop. This first issue includes the first mystery they will encounter through the series. The print version includes a full color photo album of thirty quilts.
The Islamic Law of Inheritance as a Formative Agent in Muslim Society. Also the Rejection of Aristotlean Logic
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Islamic law
Makes clear connections between the law of inheritance and the lag in prosperity and other acomplishments by Muslim peoples. The origins of low status of women are traced. Why Western inheritance is pro-prosperity. Second part of book tells astounding early progress of Muslim scientists, then rejection of logic of Greeks causing precipitous decline in scientific advances and in amending laws.
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
Les femmes chez Herodote
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,770. Language: French. Published: June 27, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Globe-trotter avant la lettre, Hérodote nous a laissé bien plus un immense reportage qu'une œuvre historique proprement dite, quoique le but qu'il se fût fixé au départ eût été de relater les guerres médiques. Et, paradoxalement, c'est justement ce qui fait l'intérêt historique de son œuvre. Découvrons, à travers ses récits, le sort des femmes de l'antiquité.
Let Spring Soon Come
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Price: Free! Words: 27,620. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Written as a story about three young women who come together through their acquaintance with the “nameless” man who they agree to call Fitzwater, this e-book is about the impact that reflection, introspection, meditation, and listening to our heart can have upon our ability to gain clarity and to use as tools to correct our faulty thinking.
101 Movies About Women Directed By Women
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Women want to watch movies that appeal to their sensibilities. This book helps find movies that will deliver. There aren't enough movies about women/women's issues coming out of Hollywood and even fewer feature films directed by women. But there are quite a few available if you look beyond the current fare in the theaters. Find entertaining films and support women directors with this book.
I'm Just Starting: A Reluctant Criminal's High Road to County Jail
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The adventure begins with our protagonist's DUI crimes which lead to a cultural immersion of an unlikely type. As a self-determined non-criminal she fights her self-rightousness and judgments through a renewed relationship with God. The story is frank, funny, and a positive message for hope and recovery.
Sentirsi Sole 24 Ore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: Italian. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Il libro metaforicamente è la storia di Davide e Golia, della battaglia vittoriosa dell'intelligenza e della determinazione contro la forza bruta. L'intento di questo viaggio letterario è comprendere chi sia il gigante Golia e quale sia il sasso da scagliare per abbatterlo. Il mio personale Golia era l'isolamento e l' abbattimento psicologico e professionale sofferto, il mio sasso questo libro.
A Soldier's Friend, Civil War Nurse Cornelia Hancock
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,950. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Superintendent of Army Nurses, Dorthea Dix, took one look at Cornelia Hancock and told her to go back home. Rather than argue with "Dragon Dix" Cornelia hid in a baggage car. The date was July 5, 1863, and the train was headed for Gettysburg, where the Civil War's bloodiest battle had just ended.
Military Sexual Trauma (MST) - Defense Department Task Force Report on Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This ebook provides an abridged reproduction of the Defense Department document, Task Force Report on Care for Victims of Sexual Assault. This report contains the findings, intended to provide a high level, comprehensive assessment of the strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in current DoD and Service policies regarding care of sexual assault victi