Books tagged: cultural icons

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Cinderella and the Carpetbagger: My Life as the Wife of the "World's Best-Selling Author" Harold Robbins
By Grace Robbins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,630. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction
Harold Robbins’s steamy books sold more than 750 million copies and created the sex-power-glamour genre. What readers don’t know is that Robbins—whom the media had dubbed the “prince of sex and scandal”—actually “researched” the free-wheeling escapades depicted in his books himself, along with his drop-dead, gorgeous wife, Grace. Grace Robbins lays open their fascinating and provocative life.
Artemisia Gentileschi: Her Life, Her Genius, Her Due
By Francesca Elia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,600. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Fiction
In the 17th century when being an artist was strictly for men; few female artists were accepted. This changed during the 1600’s with one of the most accomplished painters, Artemisia Gentileschi. Honored as the first woman to gain membership into the Florentine Accademia delle arti; her art was overshadowed by violence and a trial that transformed her into an icon of female liberation.