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War Paint: Madame Helena Rubinstein And Miss Elizabeth Arden; Their Lives, Their Times, Their…
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They were both born in the nineteenth century in humble circumstances-Helena Rubinstein in an orthodox Jewish household in Kraków, Poland, Elizabeth Arden on a farm outside Toronto. But by the 1930s, they were bitter rivals in New York, the rulers of dueling…
Kerri On
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|June 20, 2013

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Kerri shares an inspirational Journey, from a lonely child, to an abandoned teenager, abused wife, to an independent woman. She was belittled and victimized by people whom she loved and a man who used her in his own vindictive games. By finding the warmth within…
Finding the Woman Who Didn't Exist: The Curious Life of Gisèle d'Estoc

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Gisèle d’Estoc was the pseudonym of a nineteenth-century French woman writer and, it turns out, artist who, among other things, was accused of being a bomb-planting anarchist, the cross-dressing lover of writer Guy de Maupassant, and the fighter of at…
Ellen Browning Scripps: New Money and American Philanthropy

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Molly McClain tells the remarkable story of Ellen Browning Scripps (1836-1932), an American newspaperwoman, feminist, suffragist, abolitionist, and social reformer who used her fortune to support women's education, the labor movement, and public access to…
Martha Jefferson: An Intimate Life With Thomas Jefferson

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Martha Jefferson is the first and only biography of Thomas Jefferson's greatest love and true kindred spirit, who died an untimely death at the young age of 33 in 1782. Drawing on a wealth of newly probed sources, including family letters, documents, and the…
The Victoria's Secret Catalog Never Stops Coming: And Other Lessons I Learned From Breast Cancer

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Breast cancer made Jennie Nash a wise old woman at the age of thirty-six. She learned, among other things, that her instincts are good, her kids are really resilient, and that, in the fight against breast cancer, the journey for patients, family, and friends can…
That Kind of Woman: The Life and Career of Barbara Nichols (hardback)

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Barbara Nichols excelled in playing sassy, wisecracking “not so dumb” blondes. She was determined to reach stardom and on her way up she overpowered most of her competitors, but also made friends for life. Barbara Nichols, destined to…
Jean Paton And The Struggle To Reform American Adoption
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|October 4, 2016

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Jean Paton (1908–2002) fought tirelessly to reform American adoption and to overcome prejudice against adult adoptees and women who give birth out of wedlock. Paton wrote widely and passionately about the adoption experience, corresponded with policymakers…
Amy Lowell Anew: A Biography
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|August 8, 2013

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The controversial American poet Amy Lowell (1874-1925), a founding member of the Imagist group that included D. H. Lawrence and H. D., excelled as the impresario for the "new poetry" that became news across the U. S. in the years after World War I. Maligned by T.…
Going to Boston: Harriet Robinson's Journey to New Womanhood

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As a poet, author, and keen observer of life in 1870s Boston, Harriet Robinson played an essential—if occasionally underappreciated—role in the women’s suffrage movement during Boston’s golden age. Robinson flourished after leaving behind…
Alabama Women: Their Lives and Times

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Another addition to the Southern Women series, Alabama Women celebrates women’s histories in the Yellowhammer State by highlighting the lives and contributions of women and enriching our understanding of the past and present. Exploring such subjects as…
Solitary Courage: Mona Winberg and the Triumph over Disability (Large Print 16pt)

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