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Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
A Time to Live, a Time to Die
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,710. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by National Pacific Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The fascinating true life story of an extraordinary Ukrainian woman who grew up in war-torn Europe in the 1940s, surviving a genocidal Nazi occupation of her homeland, slave labour camps, and Allied bombing raids. After the war, Lida was given the opportunity to start a new life in a distant land, and overcame many obstacles to achieve her greatest desires - success, happiness and security.
Libertad interior. Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Con este libro las autoras se integran al grupo Universal de las confidentes de Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, al presentar mas que un relato biografico o un ensayo erudito, la contestacion a las interrogantes que inquietan a los investigadores sobre el caracter y temperamento de esta mujer y de las circunstancias en que vivio.
Farah Diba. Los bellos ojos de Persia. Del lujo y el poder a la soledad y el exilio
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Farah Diba fue la última reina y única emperatriz de Irán, y al tiempo que vivió en el lujo desmedido, el gobierno que representaba sumió a su país en la desigualdad social. Así, ocupó tanto las portadas de las revistas del corazón como los bandos condenatorios a su régimen. Ésta es la historia de su vida.
Madame de Pompadour. La amante de Luis XV que llegó a ser la mujer más poderosa de Francia
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,980. Language: Spanish. Published: October 28, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Madame de Pompadour, además de cómplice de fogosidades, fue la gran compañera y consejera del Rey. Culta y decidida, apoyó el proyecto de la enciclopedia, se rodeó de los mas notables filósofos y literatos de la epoca, protegió el teatro y prohijó las mas variadas manifestaciones artísticas. Este libro revela a una mujer cuya personalidad y valía superan cualquier preconcepto general.
One Step to Happiness with Imaginary legs: A short life story of an Iranian girl struggles with her disability
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This short story is about an Iranian girl ,Mona, who finds herself on wheelchair when she is seven years old. She is diagnosed with some sort of spinal cord illness which disables her to walk. Her parents seek to cure her illness while she should face different challenges in her daily life. Despite her physical disability, she does not give up and overcomes some of her life challenges.
Amazing Women In History: 5 Kick-Ass Women the History Books Left Out
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Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Amazing Women In History is a blog about all the kick-ass women the history books left out. In this book, you’ll find the five most popular posts: Mary Anderson, inventor Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar Carmen Amaya, Queen of the Gypsies Katharine McCormick, biologist & millionaire philanthropist Ana Nzinga Mbande, fearless African queen Download now to read about these amazing women!
Evita
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1935 Evita travels to Buenos Aires, a bustling city of eight million. It’s the train ride of her life. An actress job leads to the stage, films and radio soap operas. Famous already she meets the dashing Colonel Juan Peron. Soon enough she’s his lover, companion and trusted adviser; together they dazzle Argentina.
The Quiet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Sakura Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Quiet is a story Hisa soldiered through a lifetime to tell; it’s at once a first-person chronicle of history, and a heartening tale of a compassionate, resilient human spirit.
A 'Normal' Woman's Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,940. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
Ilonka
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013 by HerEthics Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The following true story about my grandmother is dedicated to all women, who are fulfilling their greatest role – “to plant the seed of love to the hearts of all.”
Black Raspberries
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Plagued by religious friction, violent fights and a belief, "the grass is always greener,"my peripatetic parents dragged their five children in search of the next good farm. From upstate New York to the Mississippi Delta, to the hills of Ohio and West Virginia their dreams led us forward to disillusion and defeat. I was the middle child, unwanted from birth and over-looked while growing up.
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
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'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.
Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
Welcome to a world of secret communication, arms trading, mobile phones, film stars, piano players, nudity in the woods and one of the most unusual sources of revolutionary new technologies ever. This is the story of the birth of a new communication technique called spread spectrum together with the story of a forgotten patent and its two unlikely inventors.
A Life Well Lived: Helen's Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The life story of Helen Thompson Jensen and what she was able to accomplish during her lifetime despite being able to use only her head.
Single Infertile Female
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,290. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A story of love, life, and infertility, Single Infertile Female follows the plight of a woman fighting to have it all.
What Were You Thinking?
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 93,240. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in her perspective, the child chronicles her life from toddler to teenager, then young adult. When her two alcoholic parents were so inattentive to their toddler that a pedophile uncle found his way into her life, while the adults partied in the next room… When her parents put him into her child’s bed when he was home from a tour at sea in the merchant marine…
Pandita Ramabai
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Search God with all your heart, Search God in truth and in Spirit and you will definitely find Jesus. This is the story of Pandita Ramabai. A story told by Pandita Ramabai in her own words and we have added certain biographical elements to put greater light into a wonderful life, whom the Govt of India named the 'Woman of the Millennium'. A Social reformer, a revivalist, a Bible Translator.
Henrietta's Journal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Henrietta was born on January 6, 1920 into a poor post World War I Southern American family. Her story is not unique or unusual for someone born during that period. It is a story of innocence and awakening that was typical of American life as it unfolded throughout the 20th Century.
Pressing My Luck: A Doctor's Lottery Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2001, Dr. Shirley Press won 56 million dollars (17.5 million take home) in the Florida Lottery. In her memoir, Pressing My Luck, Dr. Press takes readers on a tour of her life and looks back on how the lottery windfall affected it. With insight and candor, Dr. Press recounts her decisions, daily struggles as well as post-lottery observations on family, friends and life in general.