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Molly Brown

Author : Kristen Iversen
ISBN : 1555662374
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Inaccurately portrayed by Hollywood as a vulgarian, reveals the true nature of the Titanic survivor, philanthropist, and social reformer who fought for women's, children's, labor, and race equality causes and challenged her church on social issues.

Heroine Of The Titanic

Author : Elaine Landau
ISBN : 0395939127
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A vivid account of Margaret Brown's remarkable life follows her move to a Colorado boomtown, her rise to social prominence, her fight for the rights of others, her run for U.S. Congress, and her bravery and compassion during the tragic sinking of the Titanic.

Unsinkable

Author : Joyce B. Lohse
ISBN : 086541081X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Molly Brown was heroine of the Titanic disaster, but when asked about the experience, she said, "Please don't say I'm a heroine. I did only the natural thing and not the heroic...It isn't who you are, nor what you have, but what you are that counts. That was proved on the Titanic...it was the Brown luck. I'm the unsinkable Mrs. J.J. Brown."Margaret 'Molly' Brown's life was the stuff of legends. The heroine of the Titanic disaster was also a business woman, art collector, social and political activist,and philantropist during her full life. As she said of others, she had "a heart as big as a ham.""Unsinkable by Joyce B. Lohse is as entertaining as it is accurate. It is the perfect Molly Brown biography for readers of all ages." -Andrea Malcomb, Director of Molly Brown House Museum

Invitation To A Funeral

Author : Molly Brown
ISBN : 9781466859784
Genre : Fiction
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APHRA BEHN is an unusual woman by any standard, especially those of 1676 London. A popular playwright and former spy, she does not bow to convention, does not always have the fortitude to turn a charming, but alcoholic attorney from her bed, and currently, does not have the funds to pay the rent on her London home. But a long-shot bet--that the Earl of Rochester's doltish young mistress can improve her painfully poor acting enough to play the lead in Aphra's latest play--could have her in the clear again. Until she's indebted to pay for the funerals of two brothers whose kindness helped her years ago. And the debt goes further than that--both deaths smack of murder, and Aphra is determined to find a killer and uncover a deadly secret...one that could engage all of England in a bloody civil war. From the squalid streets of London to the grand chambers of Whitehall Palace, author Molly Brown vividly recreates Restoration England at its most uproarious, while crafting a brilliant novel of history, humor, and heart-pounding intrigue.

Full Body Burden

Author : Kristen Iversen
ISBN : 9780307955647
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Full Body Burden is a haunting work of narrative nonfiction about a young woman, Kristen Iversen, growing up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant once designated "the most contaminated site in America." It's the story of a childhood and adolescence in the shadow of the Cold War, in a landscape at once startlingly beautiful and--unknown to those who lived there--tainted with invisible yet deadly particles of plutonium. It's also a book about the destructive power of secrets--both family and government. Her father's hidden liquor bottles, the strange cancers in children in the neighborhood, the truth about what was made at Rocky Flats (cleaning supplies, her mother guessed)--best not to inquire too deeply into any of it. But as Iversen grew older, she began to ask questions. She learned about the infamous 1969 Mother's Day fire, in which a few scraps of plutonium spontaneously ignited and--despite the desperate efforts of firefighters--came perilously close to a "criticality," the deadly blue flash that signals a nuclear chain reaction. Intense heat and radiation almost melted the roof, which nearly resulted in an explosion that would have had devastating consequences for the entire Denver metro area. Yet the only mention of the fire was on page 28 of the Rocky Mountain News, underneath a photo of the Pet of the Week. In her early thirties, Iversen even worked at Rocky Flats for a time, typing up memos in which accidents were always called "incidents." And as this memoir unfolds, it reveals itself as a brilliant work of investigative journalism--a detailed and shocking account of the government's sustained attempt to conceal the effects of the toxic and radioactive waste released by Rocky Flats, and of local residents' vain attempts to seek justice in court. Here, too, are vivid portraits of former Rocky Flats workers--from the healthy, who regard their work at the plant with pride and patriotism, to the ill or dying, who battle for compensation for cancers they got on the job. Based on extensive interviews, FBI and EPA documents, and class-action testimony, this taut, beautifully written book promises to have a very long half-life.

Virus

Author : Molly Brown
ISBN : 0590558161
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Chicago, 2078. A depleted city, a city where a sterile population, still recovering from a terrible war, struggles towards a better future. But something deadly is going on at Hawk Engineering and Amanda and the rest of the staff can only watch as one by one they fall ill and die.

Unsinkable Molly Brown

Author : Frances E. Ruffin
ISBN : 0823958272
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Discusses the life and legend of Molly Brown, a wealthy social reformer who survived the Titanic disaster.

The Virginia State Colony For Epileptics And Feebleminded

Author : Molly McCully Brown
ISBN : 0892554789
Genre : Poetry
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Harrowing poems from a dark corner of American history by the winner of the 2016 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry.

Learning To Walk In India

Author : Molly Kate Brown
ISBN : 0996616608
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Unraveling and alone in India, newlywed Molly Brown is forced to traverse her inner landscape with new eyes while navigating a culture so different from her own in Boulder, Colorado. When a life-altering illness brings her to her knees at age thirty-two, Molly's long-held dream to travel solo through India is shattered, giving way to a journey of another kind. Set against the vivid sensuality of India's sounds, colors, smells, and nuanced contours, Learning to Walk in India is a true tale of love, loss, friendship, and the power of the human spirit. Told with unflinching honesty, Molly's raw and often humorous account takes us on her wild, unforgettable ride as she surrenders to India, to her herself, and ultimately to the unknown as she learns to walk again.

Molly Brown S Sophomore Days

Author : Nell Speed
ISBN : HARVARD:HN2I6D
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