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Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt.

by Jacob Abbott

THE story of Cleopatra is a story of crime. It is a narrative of the course and the consequences of unlawful love. In her strange and romantic history we see this passion portrayed with the most complete and...


The Life of Joan of Arc

by Andrew Lang

JOAN OF ARC was perhaps the most wonderful person who ever lived in the world. The story of her life is so strange that we could scarcely believe it to be true, if all that happened to her had not been told...


Fireflies at Twilight: Letters of Pat Adams

by Pat Adams & Cate Adams

"Waiting for Pat was like waiting for the music to start," write the editors of Fireflies at Twilight: Letters from Pat Adams. A true Aquarian-age woman, Pat was equally comfortable swinging a hammer on a building...


The Hollow Heart: The true story of one woman's desire to give life and how it almost destroyed her own

by Martina Devlin

In three attempts at in-vitro fertilization Martina Devlin lost nine embryos. Or nine 'maybe babies' as she thought of them. But she also lost her marriage and her dreams of being a mother. The Hollow Heart...


Dearest Ones At Home: Clara Taylor's Letters from Russia, 1917-1919

by Katrina Maloney & Patricia Maloney

On November 5, 1917, Taylorville, Illinois native Clara Taylor stepped off a Trans-Siberian Railway train into a city then called Petrograd, Russia. Employed by the YWCA as an industrial expert, Clara had been...


Conversations with Linda McCartney

by Ronald Ritter & Sussan Evermore

Linda McCartney was the wife of ex Beatle Paul McCartney. But what of her inner thoughts and her regrets. Now Listen as Linda reflects and gives advice on her breast cancer, thoughts of Heather Mills and Nancy...


Lady Lorene: The Truckie Queen

by Tom Dawkins

The inspiring true story of an ordinary woman who became a truck-driving, sheep wrangling legend in one of the most male dominated and old fashioned environments imaginable.


The Colored Evangelist - The Story Of The Lord's Dealings With Mrs. Amanda Smith

by Amanda Smith

What is the place of Amanda Smith in American history? Has she any place there? Mrs. Smith is an historic character. The biography of great women, and especially great women of the Negro race, would be sadly...


The M Word: Conversations about Motherhood

by Kerry Clare

A Dropped Threads-style anthology, assembling original and inspiring works by some of Canada's best younger female writers - such as Heather Birrell, Saleema Nawaz, Susan Olding, Diana Fitzgerald Bryden, Carrie...


Xwelíqwiya: The Life of a Stó:lo Matriarch

by Rena Point Bolton & Richard Daly

Xwelíqwiya is the life story of Rena Point Bolton, a Stó:lō matriarch, artist, and craftswoman.


Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the '60s & '70s

by Linda Joy Myers, Amber Lea Starfire & Kate Farrell

These forty-eight powerful stories and poems etch in vivid detail the breakthrough moments experienced by women during the life-changing era that was the '60s and '70s. These women rode the sexual revolution...


Plural Wife: The Life Story of Mabel Finlayson Allred

by Mabel Finlayson Allred & Martha Bradley-Evans

Mabel Finlayson Allred was a wife of Rulon Allred, leader of the Apostolic United Brethren, one of the major groups of fundamentalist Mormons who, since about the 1930s, have practiced plural marriage as separatists...


The Women of the Nobel

by Massimo di Terlizzi

Forty-four women. Forty-four stories of incredible lives, each different from the other, but linked by the same leitmotif of excellence, perseverance and passion. This book aims at being a homage to all the...


Splitting the Difference: A Heart-Shaped Memoir

by Tre Miller Rodriguez

Widowed at 34, Tré Miller Rodríguez finds New York life difficult to bear, so she sets off to travel the world, her husband's ashes in hand. This spontaneous act becomes a self-searching journey-one that ultimately...


Don't Call Me Mother: A Daughter's Journey from Abandonment to Forgiveness

by Linda Joy Myers

This compassionate and gripping memoir tells the story of three generations of daughters who, though determined to be different from their absent mothers, ultimately follow in their footsteps. Myers's new afterword...


Two Dogs and a Suitcase: Clueless in Charente

by Sarah Jane Butfield

The title says it all: what we have and where we are. This book, the sequel to Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure, follows our French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country,...


One Woman in the War

by Alaine Polcz

Before the publication of this book, Alaine Polcz was widely recognized as a psychologist ministering to the needs of disturbed and incurably ill children and their families, as the author of numerous articles...


Exposé of Polygamy: A Lady's Life Among the Mormons

by Fanny Stenhouse & Linda Wilcox DeSimone

After the 1872 publication of Exposé, Fanny Stenhouse became a celebrity in the cultural wars between Mormons and much of America. An English convert, she had grown disillusioned with the Mormon Church and...


Woman of the River: Georgie White Clark, Whitewater Pioneer

by Richard Westwood

Georgie White Clark-adventurer, raconteur, eccentric--first came to know the canyons of the Colorado River by swimming portions of them with a single companion. She subsequently hiked and rafted portions of...


The Maid Of France

by Andrew Lang

The career of Jeanne Dare-the name usually is written Jeanne d'Arc or Joan of Arc, an absurd equivalent-was so extraordinary, her personality was so marvellous, that she has been from the very beginning a constant...