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Tell it All A Woman's Life in Polygamy
by Fanny Stenhouse

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English

Pages

610

Publication Date

November 11, 2018

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<b><h2>“In these pages, a woman, a wife and mother, speaks the sorrows and oppressions of which she has been the witness and the victim.” Harriet Beecher Stowe</b></h2><br /><br />Fanny Stenhouse’s famous work <em>Tell it All</em> is a withering attack on the practice of polygamy that developed as a prominent tenet of Mormon faith in the nineteenth century.<br /><br />She begins her story with an account of how as a young woman her family had converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and how she had attracted the attention, and subsequently married, T. B. H. Stenhouse.<br /><br />Living in Europe they were unaware of how their religion was developing in the Midwest and how the practice of plural marriage was beginning to become ever more prevalent among the members of their faith.<br /><br />Responding to encouragement and counselling they eventually emigrated to the promised land of Utah and to their horror they began to learn that the rumors of Joseph Smith’s polygamic revelation were true and that some of the church leadership, such as Brigham Young, had over fifty wives.<br /><br /><em>Tell it All</em> provides fascinating insight into how the Mormon faith was developing in the mid-nineteenth century and how women such as Fanny were struggling to come to terms with doctrines such as polygamy.<br /><br /><br />The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints largely distanced itself from polygamy in the later-nineteenth century, much due to the work of women such as Fanny Stenhouse and others including a former wife of Brigham Young, Ann Eliza Young.<br /><br />This book also uncovers some of the other darker moments of Mormon history such as the Mountains Meadows Massacre, in which the men and women of an emigrant wagon train were indiscriminately slaughtered by Mormons of the Nauvoo Legion.<br /><br />“added more details on polygamy, on Brigham Young’s life in polygamy, and on the Mountains Meadows Massacre” <em> The John Whitmer Historical Association Journal</em><br /><br />Fanny Stenhouse was an early Mormon pioneer who, along with her husband T. B. H. Stenhouse, defected from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, largely due to their disagreements with the church about polygamy. <em>Tell it All A Woman's Life in Polygamy</em> was first published in 1872 and Fanny passed away in 1904.<br />
Little Women
by , Golden Deer Classics

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English

Pages

529

Publication Date

January 07, 2018

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Following the lives of four sisters on a journey out of adolescence, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women explores the difficulties associated with gender roles in a Post-Civil War America.<br /><br />"I read Little Women every time I break up with a guy. I've been turning to Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy for heartbreak solace since I was 13 and found out the guy I liked was interested in someone else. I'd go home and cry to my sisters, and then I'd read Louisa May Alcott. There's some profound comfort in that book for me – Jo becomes a writer and finds her heart in a most unexpected place. Above all, we learn what Jo has always known: No matter who the guy is or how great he is, no one loves you like your sisters." - Shonda Rhimes<br /><br />"When I read Alcott, I knew that these girls she was talking about were all white. But they were nice girls and I understood them. I felt like I was almost there with them in their living room and their kitchen." - Maya Angelou
Virginia Woolf: The Complete Works
by , MyBooks Classics

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English

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14662

Publication Date

November 19, 2018

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THE NOVELS<br />The Voyage Out (1915)<br />Night and Day (1919)<br />Jacob's Room (1922)<br />Mrs. Dalloway (1925)<br />To the Lighthouse (1927)<br />The Waves (1931)<br />The Years (1937)<br />Between the Acts (1941)<br /><br />THE 'BIOGRAPHIES'<br />Orlando: a biography (1928)<br />Flush: a biography (1933)<br />Roger Fry: a biography (1940)<br /><br />THE STORIES<br />Two Stories (1917)<br />Kew Gardens (1919)<br />Monday or Tuesday (1921)<br />A Haunted House, and other short stories (1944)<br />Nurse Lugton's Golden Thimble (1966)<br />Mrs Dalloway's Party (1973)<br />The Complete Shorter Fiction (1985)<br /><br />THE ESSAYS<br />Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown (1924)<br />The Common Reader I (1925)<br />A Room of One's Own (1929)<br />On Being Ill (1930)<br />The London Scene (1931)<br />A Letter to a Young Poet (1932)<br />The Common Reader II (1932)<br />Walter Sickert: a conversation (1934)<br />Three Guineas (1938)<br />Reviewing (1939)<br />The Death of the Moth, and other essays (1942)<br />The Moment, and other essays (1947)<br />The Captain's Death Bed, and other essays (1950)<br />Granite and Rainbow (1958)<br />Books and Portraits (1978)<br />Women And Writing (1979)<br />383 Essays from newspapers and magazines<br /><br />AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL WRITING<br />A Writer's Diary (1953)<br />Moments of Being (1976)<br />The Diary Vols. 1–5 (1977-84)<br />The Letters Vols. 1–6 (1975-80)<br />The Letters of V.W. and Lytton Strachey (1956) <br />A Passionate Apprentice. The Early Journals 1887-1909 (1990) <br />THE PLAY<br />Freshwater: A Comedy (both versions) (1976)
Parents Who Killed Their Children: True stories of Filicide, Ment...
by Dr. RJ Parker

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English

Pages

280

Publication Date

April 30, 2014

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<b>Available in Kindle, Paperback and Audiobook editions</b><br /><b>SUSPENSE MAGAZINE</b> - "Parents Who Kill Their Children is a great read for aficionados of true crime. The way the author laid the cases out made the hair on the back of my neck stand up."<br /> <br />This collection of "Filicidal Killers" provides a gripping overview of how things can go horribly wrong in once-loving families. Parents Who Killed their Children depicts ten of the most notorious and horrific cases of homicidal parental units out of control. People like--Andrea Yates, Diane Downs, Susan Smith, and Jeffrey MacDonald--who received a great deal of media attention. <b>The author explores the reasons; from addiction to postpartum psychosis, insanity to altruism, revenge and jealousy.</b><br /> <br />Each story is detailed with background information on the parents, the murder scenes, trials, sentencing and aftermath.<br /> <br /><b>INSIDE THE BOOK</b><br />Andrea Yates<br />Darlie Routier<br />Susan Eubanks<br />Lianne Smith<br />Alan Bristol<br />Jeffrey MacDonald<br />Deanna Laney<br />Susan Smith<br />Tonya Thomas<br />Diane Downs<br /> <br />"Acclaimed true crime author, RJ Parker Ph.D., has a knack for collecting high-profile cases under specific themes. This collection about parents who kill their children provides a fast-paced, gripping overview of how things can go horribly wrong in once-loving families. From Andrea Yates to Jeffrey MacDonald to Susan Smith, Parker reports on the stunning case details and suggests reasons why the parental bond can get so twisted. The updates at the end of each chapter add a lot, since popular media rarely follows up. An important reference for true crime readers."<br />-- <b>(Katherine Ramsland, Ph.D.)</b>, bestselling author of "The Mind of a Murderer" and "The Ivy League Killer."<br /><br />"Is there anything more reprehensible than filicide--that is, the intended act of a parent killing his or her own child? In "Parents Who Killed Their Children," the award-winning true crime author RJ Parker shines a powerful light on this dark and sordid phenomenon. First, Parker offers a number of possible psychological and environmental causes (or at least correlates) of filicide. Then he presents ten shocking, real-life case histories of parents who murdered their children. The result is a book that is bound to make you rethink the absolute sanctity of motherhood and reflect on why some mothers do indeed "eat their young." This is a powerful read and another hard-hitting, compelling entry by RJ Parker."<br />-- <b>(Scott Bonn, Ph.D)</b>, criminologist, professor and author of the forthcoming "Why We Love Serial Killers"<br /><br /><b>NOTEWORTHY</b><br />This book has been selected by several Universities in their upcoming courses in Criminology, Sociology and Forensic Psychology, including, the University of Utah and Penn State University.<br /> <br /><b>...True stories of Filicidal Murder, Mental Health and Postpartum Psychosis<br />...Now FREE to Read Using Your KindleUnlimited Membership | Kindle eBook is FREE when you purchase the Paperback edition<br />...PUBLISHERS WEEKLY</b> - " valuable resource and reference book for Criminologists and Psychologists on the fraught subject of maternal filicide, supported with ten case studies. A clear-eyed view on the most heartbreaking of crimes."<br />
What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to...
by , Rachel Dempsey

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English

Pages

396

Publication Date

January 17, 2014

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<div>An essential resource for any working woman, <em>What Works for Women at Work</em> is a comprehensive and insightful guide for mastering office politics as a woman. Authored by Joan C. Williams, one of the nation’s most-cited experts on women and work, and her daughter, writer Rachel Dempsey, this unique book offers a multi-generational perspective into the realities of today’s workplace. Often women receive messages that they have only themselves to blame for failing to get ahead—Negotiate more! Stop being such a wimp! Stop being such a witch! <em>What Works for Women at Work</em> tells women it’s not their fault. The simple fact is that office politics often benefits men over women.       </div><div> </div><div>Based on interviews with 127 successful working women, over half of them women of color, <em>What Works for Women at Work </em>presents a toolkit for getting ahead in today’s workplace. Distilling over 35 years of research, Williams and Dempsey offer four crisp patterns that affect working women:  Prove-It-Again!, the Tightrope, the Maternal Wall, and the Tug of War. Each represents different challenges and requires different strategies—which is why women need to be savvier than men to survive and thrive in high-powered careers.</div><div> </div><div>Williams and Dempsey’s analysis of working women is nuanced and in-depth, going far beyond the traditional cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all approaches of most career guides for women. Throughout the book, they weave real-life anecdotes from the women they interviewed, along with quick kernels of advice like a “New Girl Action Plan,” ways to “Take Care of Yourself”, and even “Comeback Lines” for dealing with sexual harassment and other difficult situations. </div><div> </div><div>Up-beat, pragmatic, and chock full of advice, <em>What Works for Women at Work</em> is an indispensable guide for working women.</div>
Woman In Scarlet: The groundbreaking true story of life as a woma...
by Karen L. Adams

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English

Pages

248

Publication Date

September 25, 2018

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<strong>An inspirational memoir of one woman’s 28-year journey from aspirations of becoming one of the first female officers within the fabled Royal Canadian Mounted Police, to overcoming the harsh realities of discrimination, injustice and personal violation.</strong><br /><br />Karen Adams’ dream became possible the day the RCMP finally included women in what was then, an unashamed boy’s club. When Karen joined the very first group of female RCMP recruits at age 22, she never anticipated the indelible mark this would leave on the landscape of Canada’s iconic police force and the women who came after her. Karen, least of all.<br /><br />Fueled by equal measures of naiveté and a relentless pursuit of excellence to win the respect of her fellow officers, Karen found her passion in life despite a hostile work environment, both inside and outside the RCMP. Her story pulses with excitement as she recounts her initial forays into drug busts, surveillance and undercover missions–all the while suffering silently with PTSD after a physical assault perpetrated by a trusted member of the vaunted force she strived so hard to become part of.<br /><br />Told with exuberance, humor and astonishing honesty, <em>Woman In Scarlet</em>, is a thrilling police car ride-along, as well as a deeply personal and courageous view of one woman’s evolution from a fledgling cadet to a respected trailblazer for social and political change.<br /><br />Read <em>Woman In Scarlet</em> today for a remarkable journey filled with brutal obstacles, the heartbreaks of loss and the triumphs of achievement.<br /><br /><strong>Genre:</strong> Women’s Historical Memoir
#SUPERFEMINAS.. no mandan. Lideran!: 7 Paises a internacionalizar...
by Lucia Allende

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Spanish

Pages

182

Publication Date

January 06, 2019

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Tan solo 50 años atrás, nosotras las mujeres no podíamos tomar decisiones de vida como votar o elegir nuestra vestimenta. #superfeminas es una ideología, es una visión para la mujer internacional donde aprendemos a tener una mentalidad de aprendizaje continuo. Comparto herramientas actuales y básicas para optimizar esa transformación a una fémina segura, fiel a si misma, desarrollando un liderazgo femenino efectivo y justo para tus negocios, al igual que en tu vida personal.<br /><br />Este libro defiende una fusión de liderazgo femenino actual, una base para los negocios internacionales y una experiencia a través de siete países para transformarnos en féminas lideres en nuestro ámbito laboral tanto como en nuestras familias. <br /><br />´No es feminismo... es humanismo´
Great Short Stories by American Women (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Dover Publications

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English

Pages

209

Publication Date

March 01, 2012

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<DIV>Embracing a wide variety of subjects, this choice collection of 13 short stories represents the work of an elite group of American women writing in the 19th and earthly 20th centuries. The earliest stories are Rebecca Harding Davis' naturalistic "Life in the Iron Mills" (published in 1861 and predating Émile Zola's <I>Germinal </I>by almost 25 years) and Louisa May Alcott's semiautobiographical tale "Transcendental Wild Oats" (1873). The most recent ones are Zora Neale Hurston's "Sweat," an ironic tale of a failed marriage, published in 1926, and "Sanctuary" (1930), Nella Larsen's gripping and controversial tale of contested loyalty.<BR>In between is a grand cavalcade of superbly crafted fiction by Sarah Orne Jewett, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Kate Chopin, Willa Cather, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Djuna Barnes, Susan Glaspell and Edith Wharton. Brief biographies of each of the writers are included.</DIV>
Jewish Radical Feminism: Voices from the Women’s Liberation Mov...
by Joyce Antler

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English

Pages

464

Publication Date

May 04, 2018

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<strong>Fifty years after the start of the women’s liberation movement, a book that at last illuminates the profound impact Jewishness and second-wave feminism had on each other</strong>  <br />
The Subjection of Women (a feminist literature classic)
by John Stuart Mill

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English

Pages

95

Publication Date

August 29, 2013

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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Subjection of Women (a feminist literature classic)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Subjection of Women (1869) offers both detailed argumentation and passionate eloquence in opposition to the social and legal inequalities commonly imposed upon women by a patriarchal culture. Just as in On Liberty, Mill defends the emancipation of women on utilitarian grounds. John Stuart Mill, (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873) was an English philosopher, political economist and civil servant. He was an influential contributor to social theory, political theory and political economy. He has been called "the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the nineteenth century".

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