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Judith Coplon Barnard College Graduate Justice Department Political Analyst Russian Spy?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Judith Coplon is an aberration in the annals of American-Soviet espionage. Convicted twice for spying for the Soviet Union, she nevertheless remained free on bail. Her two convictions, in 1949 and 1950, weren't resolved until 1967. There are numerous questions why the U.S. government failed to pursue Coplon's imprisonment. My e-book looks at the circumstances of her spy convictions and the era.
Lilli Chernofsky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
With war at their doorstep, Lilli Chernofsky flees Lithuania with her brother Aaron and a group of yeshiva students. Along with other Jewish refugees, Lilli makes a home in the ghettos of Shanghai. Though they managed to escape the horror in Europe, they are now faced with starvation, subhuman conditions, and violence at the hands of Japanese soldiers in Shanghai.
Burned Beyond Recognition The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire March 25, 1911
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
The inferno in the Asch Builiding on March 25, 1911 is undoubtedly the most notorious and influential industrial fire in history. From the ashes of the 8th, 9th and 10th floors grew a strong International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU). Ironically the union was founded the year before. 146 lives, most of them young immigrant women, were lost in the disaster. It might have been prevented.
Hours of Devotion: Fanny Neuda's Book of Prayers for Jewish Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,370. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
This nineteenth-century Jewish classic was a staple in pre-war Europe. Fanny Neuda, wife of a rabbi, wrote these prayers for women to pray with both in synagogue and at home. In 1806, M. Mayer published this translation, which made the book available to a North American audience for the first time. This ebook version has been rescued from the depths of the Internet Archive and lovingly prepared.
Karyn Kupcinet Strangled Hollywood Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Andrew Prine was Karyn Kupcinet's boyfriend until shortly before her violent and untimely death on November 28, 1963. Karyn's body lay undiscovered on a couch in her West Hollywood apartment for three days. It was found by two friends. My book reveals many of the likely suspects in her murder, including Prine, who is still alive. Karyn was also a drug abuser. She used methamphetamine habitually.
Daughters of Absence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
A collection of essays by daughters of Holocaust survivors. Despite the unique pressures of being the daughters of "survivors," the contributors have thrived and made the most of their lives, but not in stereotypical ways. Instead, they chose ways that combine compassion with courage, and success with celebration. The result is an uplifting and inspiring book from a group of very inspiring women.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Runaway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
The early 1900s gave way to a new era for the women of the United States; the Flapper era. Women and young girls began to idolize the famous celebrities of jazz and cut their hair short, wearing short dresses, and makeup. Young Martha Birdnest has just turned 13 and much to her family's dismay comes to realize what it really means to be a flapper.
Michal's Window (A Novel: King David's First Wife)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 173,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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In ancient Israel, where women are property, Princess Michal loves her father's worst enemy, the future King David. She sacrifices everything to save his life, but will her heart survive war and separation? A novel of betrayal, forbidden love, and redemption, Michal's Window is an imaginative retelling of King David's story through the eyes of the woman who loved him first.
The Status of Women in Islam
Price: Free! Words: 18,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Peace Vision. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
In the West, Islam is believed to be the symbol of the subordination of women par excellence. In order to understand how firm this belief is, it is enough to mention that the Minister of Education in France, the land of Voltaire, has recently ordered the expulsion of all young Muslim women wearing the veil from French schools!
Women History Forgot
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 60,790. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Powerful women in world History? You bet. Rulers, scientists, fighters....they are here and most are unknown. Forgotten and they should not be!