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Historical Nonfiction eBooks About Women
the launching of Thaden School
THE FLYING LIFE Iris Louise McPhetridge Thaden and the launching of THADEN SCHOOL
The 1930s was a wild and woolly time in the infant world of air planes… “Once upon a time” begins the compelling story of Louise Thaden, a pioneer aviatrix of great distinction…her adventures… …her records set…her recognition for daring and brilliant flying… is the stuff of aeronautic legend…culminating with the naming of the cutting edge…
poundingly full of life
MARGARET’S GARDEN A Personal Memoir
Going far back to the first time we got a really good look at the famous “SUNFLOWERS” they were standing guard over the salon of the famous Linda Benz on Rainbow Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. They were tall and wide and stretched clear up to the ceiling. They were poundingly full of life, brilliantly…
the famous Peacock Room with blue walls
THE PEACOCK ROOM and WHISTLER’S MOTHER
A personalized look at the life and times of James Abbott McNeill Whistler… During the course of his work for the art patron, Frederick R. Leyland, a Liverpool shipowner, the following transpired: “That gave the excitable Whistler a clear field. Alone in the house, he more than touched up the room with a little gold…
ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER and Her Museum
ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER and her story burn as brightly today as when Boston Society and the world first met her in the late 19th century. And the years have been kind to Isabella since that splashy entrance. Today she takes her rightful place as one of the earliest of the independent American women…now referred to…
ALAN REID MARSH
A RENAISSANCE MAN FOR THE 21ST CENTURY… Once upon a time in that faraway place, Middletown, Ohio, on 25 October 1930, there was born a beautiful baby boy who was destined to live a blessed life, and a very long one. When he approached his 90th birthday, still in command of his powerful mental faculties,…
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EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
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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!
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