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Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Good Cop, Bad Daughter: Memoirs of an Unlikely Police Officer
Price: $15.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Good Cop, Bad Daughter is an often humorous, poignant adventure story of Karen’s journey from pot-smoking Cal student to SF street cop. Recounting the story of the first female cops in SF, she reflects on life with her bi-polar mother, and comes to realize her chaotic past unwittingly provided the perfect foundation for her chosen career.
HerStory
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,450. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
HerStory is every clubwoman’s story. It is a microcosm of the evolution of women throughout the country for over 113 years.
Peace Pilgrim: Walking Her Talk Against Hate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,160. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Inspirational
Imagine giving up everything you own and walking across the country…for 28 years! Meet Peace Pilgrim (1908-1981). With only the clothes on her back and no money, she crossed the U.S. seven times on foot, spreading her message of peace. She touched tens of thousands of lives, one step at a time. Never heard of her? Read the book and you’ll never forget her! Includes photos, glossary, reader's guide
Spies! Women in the Civil War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Spies! Women in the Civil War tells the thrilling stories of women who served as spies for the North and for the South, including Harriet Tubman who led Union troops on raids up the Combahee River and Belle Boyd who provided information to Confederate generals. Smart, brave, committed, and clever, the women spies were undaunted by the risks of getting shot, arrested, imprisoned, even hanged.
The Brilliant Women Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’
Fasten Your Seat Belts! History and Heroism in the Pan Am Cabin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,370. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Fasten Your Seat Belts! is the first history of an airline told in the voices of its flight attendants. Through hundreds of interviews, Valerie Lester has collected the heroic, tragic, and sometimes comic adventures of Pan Am's pioneer cabin crews from 1928-1991. At last here is a book that reveals the immense contribution made by flight attendants to the history of aviation.
In Search of the English Female Identity
Price: Free! Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
In this first volume we look; without prejudice from Pre-historic law of strength, through to the all-encompassing links of Plato’s ‘Great Chain of Being’ and how the determined efforts of a few powerful “women hating” men impacted on the lives of females throughout the then known world.
America - The Owner's Manual: How Your Country Really Works and How to Keep It Running
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
America - The Owner's Manual offers historical perspective on modern America, a must for thoughtful, informed citizenship. The book comprises posts from Professor Harvey Asher's even-handed and respected blog. Essays include "Politics As Usual," "American Capitalism: Moving Beyond Blind Faith," and "Immigration and the Myth of the One True American," plus sage advice on "Really Reading the News."
Land Beyond Maps
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,040. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Land Beyond Maps tells of lesbians and their friends in Santa Fe and the Navajolands through the boom and bust of 1929, based on the true story of Laura Gilpin (1891-1979), considered America’s most distinguished woman landscape photographer. Ambitious archaeologists, zealous missionaries, quietly forceful Navajo women, and overeager tourists intensify this fast-paced historical novel.