The Female Lead

  • Author: Edwina Dunn
  • Release Date : 2017-02-09
  • Genre: Photography
  • File Size: 33184309 Bytes

Sixty inspirational women, from many walks of life. All have changed the world in a variety of fields. Among them are politicians and artists, journalists and teachers, engineers and campaigners, fire fighters and film stars. Together they form an arresting gallery of portraits, each one illustrated with original photography by Brigitte Lacombe.Some have led their professions; some have broken new ground for women; some have inspired changes through relentless endeavour. All were chosen for their ambitions and achievements and all tell their stories in their own words.For girls, it can be hard to identify role models in our society. This book will help and inspire women everywhere to realize their hopes and ambitions....

Armed Candy

  • Author: Reg McKay
  • Release Date : 2012-06-22
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 1056403 Bytes

Armed Candy is the true story of one woman's struggle for survival on Britain's meanest streets. Kay has spent her whole life trying to escape. Sexually abused by her grandmother, she pleaded to return to her mother's care. But instead of finding a safe haven, Kay entered a world of drug abuse, swinging and dabbling in the occult. Although still a small child, she was soon buying drugs for her mother and being moved out of her bed as orgies ensued in her home. When she tried to escape, she ended up in a violent marriage, from which she fled in fear of her life. Turning to her mother for help, she was tricked into prostitution, her own mother acting much like a pimp. Kay became a high-class call girl, but then, through a chance meeting, she got involv...

Lena  Pioneer Girl

Lena Pioneer Girl

  • Author : Karen Murray
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014-05-13
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781300773504

Lena Pioneer Girl Book Description :

The first in the series ""Children of the Quincy Valley,"" Lena, Pioneer Girl tells the story of Magdalena Weber, a German-Russian girl who emigrated to America with her family in 1904. They settled in the Quincy Valley, located in the Columbia Basin region of Washington State. This historical fiction combines facts of her life with the general experience of the German-Russian immigrant farm families of the era, including photographs of early Quincy. Over 100 years later, Weber descendants still live, work, and farm in the area today. Written by local author Karen Murray for the Quincy Valley Historical Society, cover art by Kelly Smothers, and illustrated by Kindra Ankey, this book is designed, not only as a reader for children, but also as an educa...

The Color of Democracy in Women s Regional Writing

The Color of Democracy in Women s Regional Writing

  • Author : Jean Carol Griffith
  • Publisher : University of Alabama Press
  • Release Date : 2009-08-17
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780817316617

The Color of Democracy in Women s Regional Writing Book Description :

An exciting addition to the ongoing debate about the place of regionalism in American literary history. American regionalism has become a contested subject in literary studies alongside the ubiquitous triad of race, class, and gender. The Color of Democracy in Women's Regional Writing enters into the heart of an ongoing debate in the field about the significance of regional fiction at the end of the 19th century. Jean Griffith presents the innovative view that regional writing provided Edith Wharton, Ellen Glasgow, and Willa Cather with the means to explore social transformation in a form of fiction already closely associated with women readers and writers. Griffith provides new readings of texts by these authors; she places them alongside the works ...

Laura Ingalls Wilder
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

Laura Ingalls Wilder

  • Author : Pamela Smith Hill
  • Publisher : South Dakota State Hist Society
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780977795567

Laura Ingalls Wilder Book Description :

"[E]xamines Wilder's tumultuous, but ultimately successful, professional and personal relationship with her daughter-the hidden editor-Rose Wilder Lane....

No Man s Land

No Man s Land

  • Author : Sandra M. Gilbert
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 1991-01-23
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0300050259

No Man s Land Book Description :

V.1 the war of the words. V.2 sexchanges....

Willa Cather and Westward Expansion

Willa Cather and Westward Expansion

  • Author : Greg Clinton
  • Publisher : Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781627128063

Willa Cather and Westward Expansion Book Description :

A compelling dive into the life and times of Willa Cather, a fascinating woman who lived during the great migration across western America and whose works influenced a region....

My  ntonia
Score: 3.5
From 143 Ratings

My ntonia

  • Author : Willa Cather
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0803263724

My ntonia Book Description :

The story of a Bohemian girl in a Nebraska town depicts life in a desolate area and the adaptation of immigrants to American life...

Classics of American Literature

Classics of American Literature

  • Author : Monarch
  • Publisher : H M Gousha
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: American fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0028600169

Classics of American Literature Book Description :

"Plot summaries with critical commentary; character analysis; sample essay questions and answers."--Cover....

Pioneer Girl

Pioneer Girl

  • Author : Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Publisher : South Dakota State Hist Society Press
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0984504176

Pioneer Girl Book Description :

Laura Ingalls Wilder's unedited, and unpublished, draft of her autobiography that was written for an adult audience and eventually served as the foundation for her popular Little House on the Prairie series includes not-safe-for-children tales that feature stark scenes of domestic abuse, love triangles gone awry and a man who lit himself on fire while drunk off whiskey....

Lena Ashwell

Lena Ashwell

  • Author : Margaret Leask
  • Publisher : Univ of Hertfordshire Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781907396649

Lena Ashwell Book Description :

Biography of Ashwell with material on her company, the Lena Ashwell Players....

Twentieth century Literary Criticism

Twentieth century Literary Criticism

  • Author : Gale Research Company
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Literature, Modern
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015068881971

Twentieth century Literary Criticism Book Description :

Excerpts from criticism of the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers and other creative writers who lived between 1900 and 1960, from the first published critical appraisals to current evaluations....