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The Brilliant Women Collection
Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, 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.’
Breaking Silence
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 29,670. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The 60s. The crossroads of change and immobility. In 1964, C.A. Harris was three years old and living in a world of silence. Only nobody knew it – nobody knew her world was one of muffled and descriptionless sound. Motown ruled the airwaves and blacks weren’t allowed to cross 8 Mile -- and, C.A. Harris was growing up hearing impaired at the pinnacle of political and social unrest.
Anne of the Borders - The Story of Anne Hepple, Author, 1877-1959 - by Mary Rawnsley & Wendy Bell Scott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, 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.
Survive to Live Free
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a heart-breaking insight into the personal experiences of a little girl growing up during World War II in East Germany. The author's memories reveal through a child's eyes the effect the war had on herself, her family and her friends and their struggle to survive and adapt to the lack of food, the Hitler Regime and the bombings.
The Butterfly's Cage
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
'The Butterfly’s Cage', is the heart wrenching, inspiring true story of a young Pakistani woman’s flight to freedom. Suffering abuse, tyranny and disownment as a result of refusing to submit to the abuse received by not one but two violent husbands, Shahnaz opens the doors to a hidden world, illustrating how cultural values can allow human rights violations to prosper.
A 'Normal' Woman's Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,940. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A 'Normal' Woman's Life is a story about an everyday woman. She's not famous; but with her friends she is somewhat infamous. This is a peek into what someone who works daily, just to pay bills, goes through.
Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
PRINCESS reveals the secret life of Princess Sultana Al Sa'ud, from the royal house of Saudi Arabia. Hidden behind her black veil, she is a prisoner, jailed by her father, her husband and her country. A New York Times bestseller, PRINCESS was named one of the 500 Great Books by Women since 1300, an Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild, a Doubleday Book Club pick, & a Reader's Digest Selection
The Woman who Rewrote History
Price: Free! Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, 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
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 17,140. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: 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.