Books tagged: feminism

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The Sausage Maker's Daughters
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 121,110. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Equal parts murder mystery, courtroom drama, and in-depth character study, The Sausage Maker's Daughters, set against the turmoil of the Vietnam era, exposes the misdeeds of the youngest daughter's counterculture lifestyle as it lays bare the darkest secrets of her conservative, self-obsessed family in this heart-pounding smalltown courtroom showdown.
Root. Sprout. Blossom: Life Bag of a Flower-Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,420. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
One woman’s journey to overcome an anything-but-normal childhood as a southern hippie-child in the 1960’s, to conquer all odds and circumstances that kept her impoverished and unwelcome in her own small southern hometown. The story follows Robin “Birdie” Lormand’s poignant yet anti-heroic rise from the ash heaps to claim her rightful place in her family legacy.
The Story of Mary MacLane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author was a 19-year-old girl from the raw, masculine mining town of Butte, Montana. With the publication of this book, Mary MacLane became an overnight sensation. She was called the ‘Wild Woman of Butte,’ a Bohemian, a radical, a feminist, a rebel. Although MacLane went on to write other books, none had the impact of this one, which remains a tour de force about life, love, and longing.
Humana Festa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,460. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Humana Festa, A Novel is an original, pioneer work of contemporary literature in that it dwells upon veganism and animal rights. Exploring connections between feminism, the environment, and the abolition of animal exploitation.
Hunting for Sparrows
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Beatrice Gerard. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This playfully irreverent work of fiction stands stereotypes on end, creating an intricate literary jigsaw puzzle with an ending that will make you want to go back and try to reassemble the pieces.
Amalie in Orbit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Amalie Price has been coasting along in New York as a sheltered faculty wife who secretly freelances as a French porno translator, when she suddenly finds herself a widow at 40. Left with no financial resources by her activist husband, she must contend with her newly alienated teenage son, the threat of eviction from her Upper West Side apartment, and the need to earn a living.
The Abortion Monologues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Plays » Canadian
In these dramatic monologues, twenty-three women reveal the details of their lives, relationships and families as they tell the stories of their abortions. Sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking, but always thought provoking, The Abortion Monologues exist in stark contrast to the real world in which women seldom publicly discuss this choice.
Breakfast at Midnight
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Price: Free! Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Hobart, Tasmania, 1894. From the mouldering cells of Port Arthur to the sun-dappled grounds of Wintersleigh House, Breakfast at Midnight analyses the expectations placed on young people by family members and by society as a whole. It also explores the polarised society of the mid 1890's, a time when trenchant Victorian conservatism and burgeoning feminist ideals seemed increasingly incompatible.
Dancing with Mao and Miguel
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You set the price! Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dancing with Mao and Miguel is a riveting love story set against the backdrop of radical politics in the 1970s. Jenny, an organizer in a refinery in New Jersey, falls in love with a Dominican immigrant. As she’s drawn ever closer to him, she struggles with intense political doubts, longtime fears of intimacy and sex, and personal betrayal on the way to discovering her own path.
Puppets Can't Pray: Part 1
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This novel follows a day in the life of a British Bangladeshi family. It is meant to be a day of celebrating Eid al-Adha, the Islamic holy festival of sacrifice. However, as the pressures mount, it proves to be a day when the strains within the repressed family put it on the brink. The novel is a look at patriarchal repression and Bangladeshi-British society.