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In What My Mother Gave Me, women look at the relationships between mothers and daughters through a new lens: a daughter’s story of a gift from her mother that has touched her to the bone and served as a model, a metaphor, or a touchstone in her own life.…

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Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: a memoir about survival and self-discovery, by an indomitable woman who never loses sight of what matters most.  It’s the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link’s dream of living the simple life has unraveled into…

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“Splendid stuff, ‘history with attitude.’ Written with energy and aplomb.”  — The Times (London) The colorful, often tempestuous courtships of Queen Elizabeth I of England (the “virgin Queen”) are brought to…
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|March 12, 2012

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One of the most famous and admired African-American women in U.S. history, Sojourner Truth sang, preached, and debated at camp meetings across the country, led by her devotion to the antislavery movement and her ardent pursuit of women's rights. Born into slavery…
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|July 15, 2009

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The letters Grace Ladd sent home to Yarmouth in the late 1800s provide a fascinating account of life aboard both sailing ships and steamers during the Victorian era. Grace spent 25 years travelling with her husband aboard ships. Grace (Forrest) Ladd was born into…

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Painstakingly honest, this chilling memoir reveals how a teenager became immersed in the bizarre life of legendary porn star John Holmes. Starting with a childhood that molded her perfectly to fall for the seduction of the king of porn,” this autobiography…

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Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France by Nicholas Shakespeare is a transcendent work of narrative nonfiction in the vein of The Hare with Amber Eyes . When Nicholas Shakespeare stumbled across a trunk full of his late aunt’s…

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This is a brand-new e-edition of the award-winning paperback book originally published by Pottersfield Press. Anna Leonowens was famous for tutoring the children and wives of King Maha Mongkut (Rama IV) of Siam (now Thailand). Yet she disguised her lowly birth in…

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At less than twenty years old, Nellie birthed three children. Her friends’ husbands return from the beginning of World War I, dead or mortally wounded. When the local draft board sends for her husband’s conscription, he loads their buckboard and takes them far…
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|October 1, 2015

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La novela Habitantes de tiempo subterráneo es el fruto de un proceso de creación y madurez intelectual de una adolescente, que en pequeños legajos, tan pequeños como ella, fue contando los acontecimientos de su vida y dibujando, a través de la escritura, las…
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|August 30, 2016

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Extrait : "Ida Saint-Elme naquit, le 26 septembre 1778, à Valambrose, charmante campagne des bords de l'Arno, près de Florence. Elle descendait d'une illustre famille : son père, Léopold Ferdinand de Tolstoy, né en 1749 au château de Verbown, en Hongrie, était…
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|December 13, 2011

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Una bambina albanese deve lasciare una terra deprivata dei diritti umani, diventata “un mare di lacrime” (Ardit Gjebrea). Arrivata in Italia, fa i conti con un’altra lingua, con un sistema scolastico solo in parte preparato per l’accoglienza, con numerosi…