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The Marriage Portrait
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The Marriage Portrait
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 352 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 059332062X ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0593320624
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Marie Curie: The Life and Legacy of the Legendary Scientist Who Became the First Woman to Win a Nobel Prize
*Includes pictures*Includes contemporary accounts*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” – Marie CurieThe...
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Madame de Pompadour: The Life and Legacy of French King Louis XV's Chief Mistress
*Includes pictures*Includes contemporary accounts*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading“After us, the deluge. I care not what happens when I am dead and gone.” – Madame de PompadourJean Antoinette Poussin, the woman who would become known as Madame...
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Florence Nightingale and Clara Barton: The Lives and Careers of History's Most Influential Nurses
Today, nursing is one of the most ubiquitous professions in the world, and images of war immediately call to mind nursing the wounded, but it was not long ago that such ideas were relatively primitive. Indeed, schoolchildren are still taught...
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First Ladies of the 19th Century: The Lives and Legacies of Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and Mary Lincoln
*Includes pictures of the First Ladies and important people, places, and events in their lives. *Includes bibliographies for further reading. *Includes a Table of Contents. Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton may have been the most politically active First Ladies in...
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Evita: The Life of Eva Peron
María Eva Duarte de Perón, known to the world as Evita, stands with Jesus Christ as a highly influential historical figure who lived only 33 years. The similarities do not end there: as Argentine novelist Tomás Eloy Martínez has observed,...
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Emma Goldman: The Life and Legacy of the Famous Feminist Icon
*Includes pictures *Includes Goldman’s own quotes about her life and work *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents "To the daring belongs the future… when we run out of dreams, we die.” –...
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Emily Dickinson: The Life and Legacy of the Famous American Poet
Walt Whitman, the great American poet, is also in many ways a great American enigma, for more and less are known about him than other famous men in 19th century American history. As a young man, when most of his...
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Dorothy Dandridge: The Life and Legacy of One of Hollywood's First Successful Black Actresses
*Includes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading“If I were white, I could capture the world.” – Dorothy DandridgeThe bright summer sun shined blissfully on a secluded valley tucked into the romantic Costa del Sol in southern Spain. Water bubbled friskily...
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Cattle Kate: The Controversial Life and Legend of the Wyoming Territory's Most Famous Woman Outlaw
In the span of scarcely more than a half century, the West developed from a handful of scattered fur trapping enterprises, predominantly inhabited by males, to a region full of burgeoning rustic communities. Before the government’s official “closure” of the...
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Boudica: The Life and Legacy of the Celtic Queen Who Rebelled Against the Romans in Britain
*Includes pictures*Includes ancient accounts*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading“[The Romans] thinking that it might be some help to the allies [Britons], whom they were forced to abandon, constructed a strong stone wall from sea to sea, in...
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Belle Boyd and Mata Hari: The Controversial Lives and Legacies of History's Most Famous Women Spies
*Includes pictures*Includes the spies' quotes about their lives*Includes a bibliography for further reading“What a jolly thing military surveillance is!” – Belle Boyd“I am a woman who enjoys herself very much; sometimes I lose, sometimes I win.” – Mata HariAmericans have...
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Anne Bonny & Mary Read: The Golden Age of Piracy's Most Famous Women
*Includes historic illustrations depicting Anne Bonny, Mary Read, and important people in their lives.*Includes a profile of Anne and Mary from the famous English pirate history "A General History of the Pyrates".*Discusses common legends about Anne and Mary, separating fact...
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American Legends: Abbott & Costello
*Includes pictures. *Includes Abbott and Costello's own quotes about their lives and careers. *Includes a transcript of "Who's on First?" *Includes a bibliography for further reading. “You never heard of a comedy team that didn’t fight, did you? But for...
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American Legends: Laurel & Hardy
*Includes pictures. *Includes Laurel and Hardy's own quotes about their lives and careers. *Includes a bibliography for further reading. “Mr. Hardy was beginning to forget things but Mr. Laurel had no fear of losing his memory - As a matter...
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American Legends: The Life of Andy Griffith
*Includes pictures *Includes Griffith's own quotes about his life and career *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents “What I like is to play a character like me. I don't care for it too much when...
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American Legends: The Life of Andy Warhol
*Includes pictures. *Includes Warhol's own quotes about his life and career. *Includes a bibliography for further reading. “Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.” – Andy Warhol “In the future, everyone will...
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American Legends: The Life of Ava Gardner
*Includes pictures.*Includes Ava's quotes about her own life and career.*Includes a bibliography for further reading.*Includes a table of contents.“Because I was promoted as a sort of a siren and played all those sexy broads, people made the mistake of thinking...
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American Legends: The Life of Barbara Stanwyck
"Career is too pompous a word. It was a job, and I have always felt privileged to be paid for what I love doing." - Barbara Stanwyck
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American Legends: The Life of Barbra Streisand
"I was a personality before I became a person - I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven." (Barbra Streisand) "I arrived in Hollywood without having my nose fixed, my teeth capped, or my name changed. That...
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