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Historical Nonfiction eBooks About Women

Soong Mei-ling

THE LAST EMPRESS MADAME CHIANG KAI-SHEK

She had been glamorous. She had been sexy and compelling. She had dreams of ruling the world. Sometimes she was known as the Dragon Lady, in another life she was known as Soong Mei-ling, one of the three beautiful, rich and powerful Soong Sisters. She was Madame Chiang Kai-shek. .. Admirable…or notorious…moral or amoral…calculating and…

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alvin langdon coburn

DISCOVERING ALVIN A MAN OF MARK AND MYSTERY

“The photographic career of Alvin Langdon Coburn appears before our eyes like a brief time exposure through a fast lens.” He was an amazing modern photographer working a century ahead of his time, inventing cutting edge techniques along the way…all in the first 24 years of his life. Then enjoy a full report of what came…

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the photo nomad and Picasso confidante

DAVID DOUGLAS DUNCAN PHOTOGRAPHER EXTRAORDINAIRE

Happy Birthday to David Douglas Duncan! Celebrating his 100th birthday, still going strong, living in Castellaras, France, and enjoying worldwide recognition. He was with us until 7 June 2018 The accumulated vision of a matchless eye…from iconic wartime photos to intensely personal at-home images of Picasso at play and at work…much of Duncan’s prolific body…

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the lady with an ermine

ROBERT EDSEL and THE MONUMENTS MEN

The inspired creation of THE MONUMENTS MEN Foundation and the rescue and restoration of millions of the most important and iconic works of art stolen by the Nazis during World War II is gripping reading of the highest order. And it is all TRUE! Thanks to the innovative thinking and powerful drive of Robert Edsel,…

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she pinned a flower to her dress

MADAME CURIE as REIMAGINED by LAUREN REDNISS

The imaginative re-telling of the well known story of Marie and Pierre Curie, their passionate love, their passionate research, their brilliant discovery, blooms in the book Radioactive…Marie & Pierre Curie A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss. Radioactivity had made the Curies immortal. Now it was killing them. Early on in our story, we are…

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she is defining and observing for us

SAYING HELLO TO JOAN DIDION

The single compelling link between Joan and her readers is… the power of her prose. Writing is what she does, and reporting is what she does best. At the peak of her career her writing was recognized for its significance in defining and observing American subcultures for mainstream audience. If you wondered why she was…

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POETRY REVISITED
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY

amzn.com/B0143UTP2Q (Kindle Edition)
ISBN:9781520792668 (Paperback)

Be the first to rediscover
the distinguished and celebrated American poet
Edna St. Vincent Millay, whose lines

“My candle burns at both ends.
It cannot last the night.
But ah my foes and oh, my friends,
It gives a lovely light”

are still burning today with the same lyrical urgency.

Not suitable for children, catnip for adults.
Read this slim volume for a quick
pick me up
while traveling abroad.

“Dark brown is the river,
Golden is the sand"
for the little children

Edna makes her debut moving into the 21st century as fresh and saucy as ever!

Look for Madame Chiang Kai-shek,
Joan Didion, Madame Curie, et al at:

Edna