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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)
A Survivor's Journey: From Victim to Advocate
by Natasha Simone Alexenko

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English

Pages

142

Publication Date

April 03, 2018

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<p><b>An inspiring true story of love, hope, and victory—and of one woman who was determined to make a difference in the wake of a crime.</b></p><p>On August 6, 1993, twenty-year-old Natasha Alexenko was assaulted at gunpoint. After nearly a decade, her backlogged rape kit was finally tested and her rapist, who roamed free for ten years, was brought to justice. On the day he was sentenced, Alexenko vowed that she would no longer be a statistic and would do whatever she could to help police on behalf of other rape victims. In 2011, she founded Natasha’s Justice Project (NJP), a nonprofit committed to ending the rape-kit backlog.</p><p>This unflinching memoir chronicles her journey from trauma to triumph. Despite personal setbacks and bureaucratic obstacles, Alexenko refuses to give up on her determination to raise awareness of a problem even worse than she imagined, as tens of thousands of untested rape kits languish in crime storage facilities across the country. Written for fellow survivors, their families, law enforcement, and anyone impacted by rape, her deeply personal story is a testament to the power of one person to make a profound change.</p>
Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation
by Cokie Roberts

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English

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512

Publication Date

July 25, 2017

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<p><strong>“This collection succeeds in emphasizing that many unsung women left their mark well before the suffrage movement.” <em>—</em><em>Publishers Weekly</em></strong></p><p>Fans of #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author Cokie Roberts, also a celebrated journalist for ABC and NPR, will love this stunning nonfiction picture book<em>, </em>as will parents and educators looking for a more in-depth book beyond the Rosie Revere and Rad Women series.</p><p>Highlighting the female explorers, educators, writers, and political and social activists that shaped our nation’s early history, this is the stunning follow-up to the acclaimed children’s book <em>Founding Mothers</em>.</p><p>Beautifully illustrated by Caldecott Honor–winning artist Diane Goode, <em>Ladies of Liberty</em> pays homage to a diverse selection of ten remarkable women who have shaped the United States, covering the period 1776 to 1824.</p><p>Drawing on personal correspondence and private journals, Cokie Roberts brings to life the extraordinary accomplishments of these women who created the framework for our current society, a generation of reformers and visionaries. </p><p>Roberts features a cast of courageous heroines that includes African American poet Lucy Terry Prince, Native American explorer Sacagawea, first lady Louisa Catherine Adams, Judith Sargent Murray, Isabella Graham, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Elizabeth Bayley Seton, Louise D’Avezac Livingston, Rebecca Gratz, and Elizabeth Kortright Monroe.</p><p>This compelling book offers a rich timeline, biographies, and an author note, bringing these dynamic ladies to life.</p>
Lakota Woman
by Richard Erdoes Mary Crow ...

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English

Pages

290

Publication Date

November 18, 2014

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<DIV><B>The bestselling memoir of a Native American woman’s struggles and the life she found in activism: “courageous, impassioned, poetic and inspirational” (<I>Publishers Weekly</I>).</B><BR />  <BR /> Mary Brave Bird grew up on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota in a one-room cabin without running water or electricity. With her white father gone, she was left to endure “half-breed” status amid the violence, machismo, and aimless drinking of life on the reservation. Rebelling against all this—as well as a punishing Catholic missionary school—she became a teenage runaway.<BR />  <BR /> Mary was eighteen and pregnant when the rebellion at Wounded Knee happened in 1973. Inspired to take action, she joined the American Indian Movement to fight for the rights of her people. Later, she married Leonard Crow Dog, the AIM’s chief medicine man, who revived the sacred but outlawed Ghost Dance.<BR />  <BR /> Originally published in 1990, <I>Lakota Woman</I> was a national bestseller and winner of the American Book Award. It is a story of determination against all odds, of the cruelties perpetuated against American Indians, and of the Native American struggle for rights. Working with Richard Erdoes, one of the twentieth century’s leading writers on Native American affairs, Brave Bird recounts her difficult upbringing and the path of her fascinating life.</DIV>
Dust Bowl Girls: The Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed...
by Lydia Reeder

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English

Pages

303

Publication Date

January 24, 2017

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<DIV><B>“A thrilling, cinematic story. I loved every minute I spent with these bold, daring women whose remarkable journey is the stuff of American legend.” —Karen Abbott, <I>New York Times</I> bestselling author of <I>Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy<BR /><BR /> The Boys in the Boat</I> meets <I>A League of Their Own</I> in this true story of a Depression-era championship women’s team.</B><BR /><BR /> In the early 1930s, during the worst drought and financial depression in American history, Sam Babb began to dream. Like so many others, this charismatic Midwestern basketball coach wanted a reason to have hope. Traveling from farm to farm near the tiny Oklahoma college where he coached, Babb recruited talented, hardworking young women and offered them a chance at a better life: a free college education in exchange for playing on his basketball team, the Cardinals.  <BR /><BR /> Despite their fears of leaving home and the sacrifices that their families would face, the women joined the team. And as Babb coached the Cardinals, something extraordinary happened. These remarkable athletes found a passion for the game and a heartfelt loyalty to one another and their coach--and they began to win.<BR /><BR /> Combining exhilarating sports writing and exceptional storytelling, <I>Dust Bowl Girls</I> takes readers on the Cardinals’ intense, improbable journey all the way to an epic showdown with the prevailing national champions, helmed by the legendary Babe Didrikson. Lydia Reeder captures a moment in history when female athletes faced intense scrutiny from influential figures in politics, education, and medicine who denounced women’s sports as unhealthy and unladylike. At a time when a struggling nation was hungry for inspiration, this unlikely group of trailblazers achieved much more than a championship season.</DIV>
The Cost of Living: A Working Autobiography
by Deborah Levy

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English

Pages

137

Publication Date

July 10, 2018

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<b>The bestselling modern manifesto on the politics of womanhood from Deborah Levy, author of the Booker Prize finalists <i>Hot Milk</i> and <i>Swimming Home</i>.</b><br /><b><br /></b><b>A <i>New York Times </i>Notable Book</b><br /><b>A New York Public Library Best Nonfiction Book of 2018</b><b><br /></b><b><br /></b>What does it cost a woman to unsettle old boundaries and collapse the social hierarchies that make her a minor character in a world not arranged to her advantage?<br /><br />This vibrant memoir, a portrait of contemporary womanhood in flux, is an urgent quest to find an unwritten major female character who can exist more easily in the world. Levy considers what it means to live with meaning, value, and pleasure, to seize the ultimate freedom of writing our own lives, and reflects on the work of such artists and thinkers as Simone de Beauvoir, James Baldwin, Elena Ferrante, Marguerite Duras, David Lynch, and Emily Dickinson.<br /><br /><i>The Cost of </i><i>Living</i>, longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal in Nonfiction, is crucial testimony, as distinctive, witty, complex, and original as Levy's acclaimed novels.
Virginia Woolf: The Complete Works
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English

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14661

Publication Date

March 11, 2019

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This collection gathers together the works by Virginia Woolf in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! <br />This book contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!<br /><br />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)
A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African ...
by DaMaris Hill

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English

Pages

157

Publication Date

January 15, 2019

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<b>A <i>Publishers Weekly</i> Top 10 History Title for the season</b><br /><b><i>Booklist</i>'s Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction titles for the year<br /><i>BookRiot</i>'s "50 Must-Read Poetry Collections"<br />Most Anticipated Books of the Year--</b><b><i>The Rumpus, Nylon</i></b><br /><br /><b>A revelatory work in the tradition of Claudia Rankine's<i> Citizen</i>, DaMaris Hill's searing and powerful narrative-in-verse bears witness to American women of color burdened by incarceration.</b><br /> <br />“It is costly to stay free and appear / sane.”<br /><br />From Harriet Tubman to Assata Shakur, Ida B. Wells to Sandra Bland and Black Lives Matter, black women freedom fighters have braved violence, scorn, despair, and isolation in order to lodge their protests. In A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing, DaMaris Hill honors their experiences with at times harrowing, at times hopeful responses to her heroes, illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout.<br />For black American women, the experience of being bound has taken many forms: from the bondage of slavery to the Reconstruction-era criminalization of women; from the brutal constraints of Jim Crow to our own era's prison industrial complex, where between 1980 and 2014, the number of incarcerated women increased by 700%.* For those women who lived and died resisting the dehumanization of confinement--physical, social, intellectual--the threat of being bound was real, constant, and lethal. <br /><br />In A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing, Hill presents bitter, unflinching history that artfully captures the personas of these captivating, bound yet unbridled African-American women. Hill's passionate odes to Zora Neale Hurston, Lucille Clifton, Fannie Lou Hamer, Grace Jones, Eartha Kitt, and others also celebrate the modern-day inheritors of their load and light, binding history, author, and reader in an essential legacy of struggle.<br /><br />*The Sentencing Project
The Encyclopedia of Amazons: Women Warriors from Antiquity to the...
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson

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English

Pages

290

Publication Date

April 07, 2015

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<DIV><DIV><B>An “excellent” A-to-Z reference of female fighters in history, myth, and literature—from goddesses to gladiators to guerrilla warriors (<I>Library Journal</I>).</B><BR /><BR /> This is an astounding collection of female fighters, from heads of state and goddesses to pirates and gladiators. Each entry is drawn from historical, fictional, or mythical narratives of many eras and lands. With over one thousand entries detailing the lives and influence of these heroic female figures in battle, politics, and daily life, Salmonson provides a unique chronicle of female fortitude, focusing not just on physical strength but on the courage to fight against patriarchal structures and redefine women’s roles during time periods when doing so was nearly impossible.<BR />  <BR /> The use of historical information and fictional traditions from Japan, Europe, Asia, and Africa gives this work a cross-cultural perspective that contextualizes the image of these unconventional depictions of might, valor, and greatness.</DIV></DIV>
Girl Squads: 20 Female Friendships That Changed History
by Sam Maggs

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English

Pages

273

Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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<b>A fun and feisty tour of famous girl BFFs from history who stuck together and changed the world.</b><br /><br />Spanning art, science, politics, activism, and sports, these 20 diverse profiles show just how essential female friendship have been across history and around the world. In this engaging and well-researched book, Sam Maggs takes you on a tour of some of history's most fascinating and bravest BFFs, including:<br /><br />   • <b>Anne Bonny and Mary Read</b>, the infamous lady pirates who sailed the seven seas and plundered with the best of the men <br />   • <b>Jeanne Manon Roland and Sophie Grandchamp</b>, Parisian socialites who landed front-row seats (from prison) to the French Revolution <br />   • <b>Sharon and Shirley Firth</b>, the Indigenous twin sisters who went on to become Olympic skiers and barrier breakers in the sport <br />   • <b>The Edinburgh Seven</b>, the band of gal pals who became the first women admitted to medical school in the United Kingdom <br />   • <b>The Zohra Orchestra</b>, the ensemble from Afghanistan who defied laws, danger, and threats to become the nation's first all-female musical group <br /><br />Fun, informative, and delightful to read—with fresh illustrations by Jenn Woodall—it's perfect for you and every member of your own girl gang.

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