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The Soul of a Woman

Isabel Allende
Format: Hardcover

"When I say that I was a feminist in kindergarten, I am not exaggerating," begins Isabel Allende. As a child, she watched her mother, abandoned by her husband, provide for her three small children without "resources or voice." Isabel became a fierce and defiant little...
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The Girl Explorers: The Untold Story of the Globetrotting Women Who Trekked, Flew, and Fought Their Way Around the World

Jayne Zanglein
Format: Hardcover

Never tell a woman where she doesn't belong.In 1932, Roy Chapman Andrews, president of the men-only Explorers Club, boldly stated to hundreds of female students at Barnard College that "women are not adapted to exploration," and that women and exploration do not mix. He obviously...
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The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free

Paulina Bren
Format: Hardcover

The Barbizon tells the story of New York's most glamorous women-only hotel, and the women - both famous and ordinary - who passed through its doors. World War I had liberated women from home and hearth, setting them on the path to political enfranchisement and gainful employment. Arriving...
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This Is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism

Don Lemon · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

The host of CNN Tonight with Don Lemon is more popular than ever. As America's only Black prime-time anchor, Lemon and his daily monologues on racism and antiracism, on the failures of the Trump administration and of so many of our leaders, and on America's systemic flaws speak...
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Grace & Steel: Dorothy, Barbara, Laura, and the Women of the Bush Dynasty

J. Randy Taraborrelli
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author J. Randy Taraborrelli reveals the unsung heroines of the inimitable Bush family dynasty: not only First Ladies Barbara and Laura, but other colorful women whose stories have been left out of history for far too long, including Barbara's mother-in-law, the formidable...
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Three Ordinary Girls: The Remarkable Story of Three Dutch Teenagers Who Became Spies, Saboteurs, Nazi Assassinsand WWII Heroes

Tim Brady · Citadel
Format: Hardcover

May 10, 1940. The Netherlands was swarming with Third Reich troops. In seven days it's entirely occupied by Nazi Germany. Joining a small resistance cell in the Dutch city of Haarlem were three teenage girls: Hannie Schaft, and sisters Truus and Freddie Oversteegen who would soon band...
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The Last Queen: Elizabeth II's Seventy Year Battle to Save the House of Windsor

Clive Irving
Format: Hardcover

A timely and revelatory new biography of Queen Elizabeth (and her family) exploring how the Windsors have evolved and thrived, as the modern world has changed around them. Clive Irving's stunning new narrative biography The Last Queen probes the question of the British monarchy's...
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The Ravine: A Family, a Photograph, a Holocaust Massacre Revealed

Wendy Lower
Format: Hardcover

In 2009, the acclaimed author of Hitler's Furies was shown a photograph just brought to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The documentation of the Holocaust is vast, but there are virtually no images of a Jewish family at the actual moment of murder, in this case by German...
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The Princess Spy: The True Story of World War II Spy Aline Griffith, Countess of Romanones

Larry Loftis
Format: Hardcover

When Aline Griffith was born in a quiet suburban New York hamlet, no one had any idea that she would go on to live "a life of glamour and danger that Ingrid Bergman only played at in Notorious" (Time) . As the US enters the Second World War, the young college graduate is desperate...
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