The Rebel Girl: An Autobiography, My First Life 1906-1926 by Elizabeth G. Flynn

By Elizabeth G. Flynn

This petition of the 1st a part of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn's writer biography has been reedited according to her needs. She had ready the manuscript in the course of very attempting occasions. Her trial less than the Smith Act came about in Foley sq., long island, in 1952. within the years instantly following, she was once engaged within the laborious techniques of allure and security, not just in her case yet on behalf of the various Communist leaders who have been sufferers of that thought-control prosecution. She begun serving her sentence on the Federal Women's prison at Alverson, West Virginia in January 1955 and used to be now not published till may well 1957. The publication first seemed, less than the imprint of plenty & Mainstream, in November 1955. whereas in criminal she was once no longer authorized to work out the proofs (nor the ebook while it appeared). She therefore had no chance to make ultimate corrections sooner than citation. thankfully, Ms. Flynn left between her papers and marked reproduction of the publication, within which she famous a few corrections. those were integrated within the current variation. She had additionally plans to offer the publication a extra thorough severe interpreting, yet didn't be able to accomplish that earlier than loss of life. despite the fact that, whilst she requested overseas Publishers to reissue the e-book, she prompt that it's thoroughly reedited to right the blunders and tender out the tough spots. this can be been performed for the current edition.... That Elizabeth Gurly Flynn by no means accomplished her autobiography is an inestimable loss. She may have written in regards to the climactic occasions of the later years, it was once she used to be deeply engaged, with an analogous figuring out, sensitivity, with, and devotion to operating humans and socialism that marker tale of the early years. --- excerpts from Editor's Notes

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A to Z of Women in World History by Erika A. Kuhlman

By Erika A. Kuhlman

With the explosion of women's reviews at each point of schooling, there's an expanding desire for a complete source that recognizes their awesome contributions. A to Z of girls in global historical past is a one-volume encyclopedic connection with these striking girls from all over the world who've made their mark in each department of feat. greater than 260 vigorous, distinctive, and engrossing entries are grouped by means of every one woman's declare to repute. every one in-depth essay comprises assets for additional analyzing. 3 lists of entries - alphabetically through topic identify, chronologically, and geographically - make sure that info will be simply stumbled on. Profiles comprise: Hypatia (ca. 370-415): Alexandrian mathematician and astronomer; Anna Comnena (1083-1148): Byzantine princess and historian; Peggy Guggenhelm (1898-1979): American philanthropist and paintings consumer; Ana Figueroa (1908-1970): Chilean feminist and educator; Sonja Henle (1912-1969): Norwegian Olympic gold medal skater; Zheng Xlaoying (1929-present): chinese language conductor; Oriana Fallaci (1930-present): Italian political journalist; Wangarl Muta Maathal (1940-present): Kenyan biologist and environmentalist.

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Double-edged sword : the many lives of Hemingway's friend, by Bart Paul

By Bart Paul

Commitment; creation - the choice ACT ONE: 1 -The Bull; 2 - Que Viva Mexico; three - The knowledge of the Aztec ACT : four - El Nino de l. a. Synagoga; five - thank you, Ma; 6 - Yanqui Flamenco; 7 - demise within the afternoon -with beverages and dinner to stick with; eight - To the ear; nine - demanding instances ACT 3: 10 - the large Parade; eleven - an excellent Romance; 12 - The Beard; thirteen - The grasp Horn; 14- The Sword; 15 - Separate Trails; sixteen - Hemingway's homosexual Blade; 17 - The Alternativa; 18 - the recent guy; 19 - Servalavari; 20 - Recuerdos; 21 - Sol y Sombra Acknowledgements; Notes; Bibliography

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In Silence: Growing Up Hearing in a Deaf World by Ruth Sidransky

By Ruth Sidransky

Finally, Ruth Sidranksy’s groundbreaking e-book In Silence: transforming into Up listening to in a Deaf international is again in print. Her account of transforming into up because the listening to daughter of deaf Jewish mom and dad within the Bronx and Brooklyn throughout the Thirties and1940s unearths the demanding situations deaf humans confronted throughout the melancholy and afterward.Inside her family’s condominium, Sidransky knew a hot, safe position. She remembers her earliest thoughts of seeing phrases fall from her mom and dad’ palms. She recollects her father exciting the kin ceaselessly along with his tales, and her mother’s tale of tying a purple ribbon to herself and her child daughter to grasp whilst she wanted whatever within the night.Outside the house, the cacophonous listening to global greeted Sidransky’s kinfolk with stark stares of interest as if they have been “freaks.” continuously upbeat, her proud father nonetheless discovered it difficult to earn cash. while Sidransky began institution, she used to be positioned in a category for detailed wishes kids until eventually the central discovered that she may possibly pay attention and speak.Sidransky portrays her relations with deep affection and honesty, and her frank account offers a dwelling narrative of the Deaf adventure in pre- and post-World warfare II the US. In Silence has turn into a useful chronicle of a different time and position that might impact all who learn it for future years.

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Partners and Crime. The True Stories of Eight Women and by Rochelle Jackson

By Rochelle Jackson

For a few, it truly is real love. For others, it is the pleasure, wealth and glamour. a desirable exploration of the ladies who love the baddest of the undesirable boys - from Chopper learn to George Freeman and Robert Trimbole.

What used to be it like for Mary-Ann Hodge to be married to Mark 'Chopper' learn? How was once Joe Korp's former female friend Tania Herman persuaded to attempt to kill his spouse Maria? And why did hairdresser Sylvia Bruno fall for Melbourne gangland killer Nikolai 'The Bulgarian' Radev?

What draws girls to risky males? For Georgina Freeman (married to unlawful on line casino king George Freeman), Ann-Marie Presland (girlfriend of organised crime determine Bob Trimbole), Fran Stratford (partner of assassin Billy 'The Texan' Longley), Jeannie Cako (wife of armed robber Fred Cako) and Coral Watson (ex-wife of NZ assassin Scott Watson) it wasn't continuously in regards to the thrill of dwelling at the facet and hooking up with undesirable boys. Their motivations and lives are extra complicated than that.

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Adelaide Hoodless: Domestic Crusader by Cheryl MacDonald

By Cheryl MacDonald

Adelaide Hunter Hoodless, lifelong crusader for the popularity of the family sciences (cooking, stitching, childcare and housekeeping) and an early proponent of domestic economics in Canada, was once one among the novel new lady of the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries. She helped flip the Canadian YWCA right into a nationwide association. She based the Women's Institute, assisted within the founding of the Victorian Order of Nurses and represented Canada on a number of overseas Councils of ladies, in addition to setting up the 1st college for the learning of family technology academics in Canada and placing jointly the 1st Canadian household technological know-how textbook, popularly often called the Little pink Book.< p>

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Widescreen Dreams: Growing Up Gay at the Movies by Patrick E. Horrigan

By Patrick E. Horrigan

In 1973, a sweet-tempered, ferociously ingenious ten-year-old boy named Patrick Horrigan observed the television best of the movie model of Hello, Dolly! starring Barbra Streisand. His lifestyles could by no means be an analogous. Widescreen goals: transforming into Up homosexual on the Movies lines Horrigan’s improvement from adolescence to homosexual male maturity via a sequence of visceral encounters with an unforeseen handful of Hollywood videos from the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies: Hello Dolly!, The Sound of tune, The Poseidon event, puppy Day Afternoon, and The Wiz.

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A Perilous Advantage: The Best of Natalie Clifford Barney by Natalie Clifford Barney

By Natalie Clifford Barney

Eventually, the writing of 1 of the century's so much infamous lesbians comes in English. although most sensible identified for website hosting the avant garde of Paris for thirty years, Colette, Renee Vivien, Marcel Proust and Gertrude Stein, to say a couple of, she used to be additionally a author who challenged the male-dominated literary institution either within the content material and the shape of her paintings. Now we will realize her perspectives at the humans, locations and occasions of that fascinating and stimulating period for ourselves. here's a lively translation of Barney's thought-provoking paintings through certainly one of Britain's best writers.

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