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The Matchbook: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
A young man visits the past in search of lost love, but discovers it's buried beneath dark small town secrets.
Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Ruth Bader Ginsberg The Life of the Notorious Female Judge By World Watch Media At the start of her legal profession, Ginsburg dealt with trouble discovering work being a partner, a mom of a five-year-old child, and Jewish. In 1960, regardless of a strong suggestion from Albert Martin Sacks, a teacher and later on dean of Harvard Law School, Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter...
Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Katherine Johnson: One of the Black Woman Mathematicians Who Worked with NASA on the Space Race By Summary Station Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson is one of the most important pioneers from the American space movement. She is a physicist and a research mathematician who has calculated orbits and trajectories for historic space missions.
Oppression
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,750. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Defying her controlling husband, Beth travels to Cairo to find 16 year old Layla who’s been forced into marriage. Layla is hiding in the City of the Dead and leading a group of women in rebellion against oppression. When Beth gets caught up, she’s rescued by Harry and falls in love. But what of her husband? Can Beth ever find peace and happiness? Will Layla's ideals of freedom ever be fulfilled?
Herman: 1940s Lonely Hearts Search Chickenhouse Chronicles, Book I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Affield reconstructs his stepfather’s early life, war experience, and Herman’s four year search for a wife, culminating in the tragic discovery of the author’s mother. After WWII Herman returned to his farm with a dream and PTSD. December 1945 he received The Exchange, a mail-order bride catalogue. In 1949 he discovered Barbara in Cupid’s Columns.
Shout in darkness: The Egyptian woman and Higher Education (1908- 1952)
Price: $21.00 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Egyptian women lived five centuries of darkness in Harem era , even uprising from her catnap. Her awakening went along with inauguration of the egyptian university , where she affiliate with and excelled. So, this book come to arrange the events , search the developments , narrate the incidents, extract the facts and offer the story of women's struggle towards and in the university.
Mrs. Hartley and the Senator
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,810. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
In a unique newspaper-article format, this is the story of how two women were drugged and then raped by two different Senators from Nevada, and how one of the women shot to death her rapist; it brings to life the last decade of the Nineteenth Century in California and in Nevada, after the rise of the railroad but before the advent of the motor car.
Clarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women's Rights
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of the world's first women's rights movement — and the forgotten pioneer who moved that movement to the West. Diane Eickhoff's beloved biography of Clarina Nichols is available for the first time in an edition for young readers.
Sisters in Suffrage
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Nineteen-year-old Emily Tuttle defies her father and travels to Washington, D.C. to join her idol, Alice Paul, in the fight for women’s suffrage. With high hopes, she joins Ms. Paul’s “Silent Sentinels” only to discover that her expectations of easy victory have been naïve. Will Emily and her sisters in suffrage gain the right for women to vote?
Poets Against Inequality
Series: Poetry of Witness, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 25,720. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016 by Fabrizio Frosini. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
I doubt there is any concept more frequently affirmed in principle and more frequently violated in practice than 'Equality'. The poems collected in this book belong in what is called "Poetry of Witness", and we believe that this is a task that all of us have a moral obligation to pursue, because we can't accept to live in a world where extreme poverty is so widespread and inequality is the norm.