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Eleanor and hick : the love affair that shaped a first lady

Susan Quinn · Penguin Books
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

A warm, intimate account of the love between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hickok - a relationship that, over more than three decades, transformed both women's lives and empowered them to play significant roles in one of the most tumultuous periods in American history

In...
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Creative Visualization for Writers: An Interactive Guide for Bringing Your Book Ideas and Your Writing Career to Life

Nina Amir · Writer'S Digest
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Explore Your Motivations. Replenish Your Creativity. Define Your Vision for Success.

To become a more creative, confident, and productive writer, you need to focus your attention, visualize your desires, set clearly defined goals, and take action toward your dreams. Let Creative...
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Sappho's Lyre: Archaic Lyric and Women Poets of Ancient Greece

Diane J Rayor · University of California Press
Pages: 234
Format: Hardcover

Sappho sang her poetry to the accompaniment of the lyre on the Greek island of Lesbos over 2500 years ago. Throughout the Greek world, her contemporaries composed lyric poetry full of passion, and in the centuries that followed the golden age of archaic lyric, new forms of poetry emerged....
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Why Write?: A Master Class on the Art of Writing and Why it Matters

Mark Edmundson · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Why write? Why write when it sometimes feels that so few people really read--read as if their lives might be changed by what they're reading? Why write, when the world wants to be informed, not enlightened; to be entertained, not inspired? Writing is backbreaking, mindbreaking, lonely...
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A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century

Jerome Charyn · Bellevue Literary Pr, 2015.
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

We think we know Emily Dickinson: the Belle of Amherst, virginal, reclusive, and possibly mad. But in A Loaded Gun, Jerome Charyn introduces us to a different Emily Dickinson: the fierce, brilliant, and sexually charged poet who wrote:

My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun -
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Where Are the Women Architects?

Despina Stratigakos · Princeton University Press
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback


For a century and a half, women have been proving their passion and talent for building and, in recent decades, their enrollment in architecture schools has soared. Yet the number of women working as architects remains stubbornly low, and the higher one looks in the profession,...

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The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America

Ethan Michaeli · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 633
Format: Print book

"An extraordinary history ... Deeply researched, elegantly written ... a towering achievement that will not be soon forgotten." - Brent Staples, New York Times Book Review
Giving voice to the voiceless, the Chicago Defender condemned Jim Crow,...
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Barron's Nursing School Entrance Exams, 5th Edition: HESI A2 / NET / NLN PAX-RN / PSB-RN / RNEE /TEAS

Sandra S. Swick R.N. B.C. Ed.D. C.M.S.R.N. · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

A multi-part model exam plus many shorter tests in each of this book's chapters will give nursing school applicants the review and test preparation they need before they take an actual nursing school entrance exam. Though entrance exams vary from one school to another, this manual offers...
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Into the Lion's Mouth: The True Story of Dusko Popov: World War II Spy, Patriot, and the Real-Life Inspiration for James Bond

Larry Loftis · Berkley Caliber
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

James Bond has nothing on Dusko Popov. a double agent for the Abwehr, MI5 and MI6, and the FBI during World War II, Popov seduced numerous women, spoke five languages, and was a crack shot, all while maintaining his cover as a Yugoslavian diplomat ... On a cool August evening in 1941,...
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Literature: An introduction to fiction, poetry, and drama

X J Kennedy · Little, Brown
Pages: 1447
Format: Hardcover

English textbook.
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Gizzi's Healthy Appetite: Food to Nourish the Body and Feed the Soul

Gizzi Erskine · InterlInk PublIshIng Group
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Eat yourself happy with Gizzi Erskine's collection of over 100 of her favorite recipes. Among the array of incredible dishes, insanely good flavors and palate-pleasing textures to choose from are the crunchy Marinated Griddled Whole Chicken Caesar salad, spicy Green Chili Pork, oozing...
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The Romanovs: 1613-1918

Simon Sebag Montefiore · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 744
Format: Print book

The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface for three centuries. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world's greatest empire? And how did they lose it all?

This is the intimate story of twenty...

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A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service

Robert Michael Gates · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir Duty, a characteristically direct, informed, and urgent assessment of why big institutions are failing us and how smart, committed leadership can effect real improvement regardless of scale.

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A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham

Steve Kemper · W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A life of adventure and military daring on violent frontiers across the American West, Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike.Frederick Russell Burnham's (1861-1947) amazing story resembles a newsreel fused with a Saturday matinee thriller. One of the few people who could turn his garrulous...
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Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

Peggy Orenstein · Harper
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

The author of the New York Times bestseller Cinderella Ate My Daughter offers a groundbreaking picture of the new sexual landscape girls face in the post-princess stage high school through college and reveals how they are negotiating it. A generation gap has emerged between parents and their...
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