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Trees Tall as Mountains (The Journey Mama Writings: Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 103,400. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For eight years Rachel Devenish Ford has been writing about her not quite normal life at her blog, Journey Mama, telling stories about her days with characteristic honesty and humor. Now for the first time, this writing is captured in book format in the Journey Mama Writings Series.
Sophia Grantham aka Kezia Tregilgus
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Price: Free! Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The true story of a female convict transported to Van Diemens Land aboard the Rajah in 1841. She married a seaman known as Handspike Jack Tregilgus and together they pioneered the settlement of central Queensland. They built the first hotels at Taroom and Rolleston, then moved to Rockhampton where she ran bushranger-friendly hotels before she died at the age of 52.
Death Valley Madam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of a woman during the Great Depression who left her family farm in Missouri, at the age of 16 to make her way in life in San Francisco. Instead of finding legitimate work, however, she worked as a prostitute and then a madam -- for the next 60 plus years.
Actress in Spite of Herself: The Life of Anna Cora Mowatt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anna Cora Mowatt holds an important place in American theater history. She was the first woman to give public readings; she wrote the first social satire for the stage; and, having become a star overnight without previous acting experience, she was the first American to make the acting profession for women respectable--proving that a lady could be an actress and an actress a lady. Ages 12 up.
Report From The Heart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,800. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Mommy isn't happy. Should she stay? Should she go? Would she be better off single? Mommy had no choice. “If I hadn’t had children, I would have made the begetting of a child my life’s work. There was no other way for my generation.” One ordinary day in a woman’s life. A book about the pleasures, irritations, and yes, rage of marriage; children; the anxieties of sex; the compromises.
Starting Over Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Starting Over Again is a true story about one woman's struggle from the devastation of spousal abuse and divorce. A story for any woman who has suffered pain or shame at the hands of a man. A story of how two people changed the lives of many others. One man's betrayal cost a man his life, two children their fathers, and two families were destroyed. The price of our decisions can be very costly.