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Little Woman In Blue

Author : Jeannine Atkins
ISBN : 9781631529887
Genre : Fiction
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May Alcott spends her days sewing blue shirts for Union soldiers, but she dreams of painting a masterpiece—which many say is impossible for a woman—and of finding love, too. When she reads her sister’s wildly popular novel, Little Women, she is stung by Louisa’s portrayal of her as “Amy,” the youngest of four sisters who trades her desire to succeed as an artist for the joys of hearth and home. Determined to prove her talent, May makes plans to move far from Massachusetts and make a life for herself with room for both watercolors and a wedding dress. Can she succeed? And if she does, what price will she have to pay? Based on May Alcott’s letters and diaries, as well as memoirs written by her neighbors, Little Woman in Blue puts May at the center of the story she might have told about sisterhood and rivalry in an extraordinary family.

Blue Corn Woman

Author : Sage Sweetwater
ISBN : 9781467098601
Genre : Fiction
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BLUE CORN WOMAN is a lesbian novel that cries for the blind raven, a story of handicap, abandonment, and revival. BLUE CORN WOMAN animates the desert lesbians in the rugged Superstition Mountains of Arizona where the character of Blue Corn Woman operates her trading post to feed her and her two wolf-dogs, Peyote Two Buttons and Kachina Four Corners. Played out in a seductive game of Desert Monopoly with life-size tokens of affection, Blue Corn Woman must pay attention to their contents to understand her journey. She has a one-night stand with a mysterious Latino woman named Valentina Harmony posing as a sassy cowgirl. Valentina rides off at sunset with her secrets tucked under her saddle. It spurs Blue Corn Woman to search for Ms. Harmony. Blue Corn Woman adopts a half-breed Navajo/Mexican orphan boy with fetal alcohol syndrome after she heals him from being lashed by the local gang. BLUE CORN WOMAN is carved feminist/lesbian spirituality, a Kachina doll symbolizing two women who choose to share one blanket through life on a journey of reviving a pottery hermitage started in the 1960s by Ms. Harmony's grandmother, a homeless gyspy woman. Women have begun showing up to work the clay. The retirement-age group of women can't live on their social security benefits, so they are looking for ways to supplement their income. At Mother Clay, her earning power depends on her mood. Nothing is regimented and there are no time clocks to punch. The clay days are based on the old calendar.

Black Woman Blue

Author : Jacqueline Akins
ISBN : 9780595347605
Genre : Fiction
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Black Woman Blue is story telling at its southern best! Author Jacqueline Akins explores the joys of friendship while examining the painstaking truth behind deceit; When evil rears it's ugly head, the reader is rescued and bosomed in a reward of self-discovery, patience and faithfulness. As I pulled into the driveway of the place I knew was ours, I tried to remember when things started to go wrong for us. I never wanted a big house, just a nice place to lay my head in peace. I just wanted to have a comfortable place to be, when I was tired of being everywhere else. I know this is the right place because the numbers on the house say one thousand two. Everybody say the truth suppose to set you free and I can use a taste of freedom right now. So hear me when I say to you, "this is our house, but it's a long way from being home!" How I wish I could step out of this car and go inside and leave Wesley out here in the car to sleep off his drunk. I can't. I can't cause I hear my daddy saying, 'I told you so.' And I hear my mama words echoing in my ear, 'you ain't got to go if you don't want to, but if you go, be woman enough to stay.' -From the short story "Home Goings"

The Women In Blue Helmets

Author : Lesley J. Pruitt
ISBN : 9780520290617
Genre : Social Science
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The Women in Blue Helmets tells the story of the first all-female police unit deployed by India to the UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia in January 2007. Lesley J. Pruitt investigates how the unit was originated, developed, and implemented, offering an important historical record of this unique initiative. Examining precedents in policing in the troop-contributing country and recent developments in policing in the host country, the book offers contextually rich examination of all-female units, explores the potential benefits of and challenges to women’s participation in peacekeeping, and illuminates broader questions about the relationship between gender, peace, and security.

Tuning Into Frequency

Author : Sputnik Futures
ISBN : 9781982147952
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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A riveting guide to the energy that surrounds us and how tuning into the power of frequencies can help us heal ourselves, and the planet. Can you feel it? Energy is Everywhere. From the light, sound, and electromagnetic waves that flow all around us to the intricate electrical networks that flow through us, energy is a frontier as exciting as it is uncharted. Every year new science suggests that harnessing the extraordinary power of these invisible frequencies may be the key to a variety of innovations to improve our health and wellbeing, and to repair our struggling ecosystems. In Tuning into Frequency, the minds of Sputnik Futures explore cutting-edge discoveries from doctors, physicists, healers, ecologists, technologists, and thought leaders and explore how we can employ frequency to improve not only our physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing, but the health of the planet. For example, did you know: -That your heart and your brain share an electromagnetic field? -That trees can talk to each other? -That sound can heal the body? -That color affects your mood? -That the sun can help fight depression? With expert voices, bold discoveries, and engaging visuals, this entry in the captivating Alice in Futureland series is a riveting guide to the forces that energize our bodies, our minds, and the planet.

A Guide To Color Reproductions

Author : Margaret Bartran
ISBN : UOM:39015053236223
Genre : Color prints
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The Australian Woman S Magazine And Domestic Journal

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105010638265
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The Woman S World

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105009175162
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The Portable Matisse

Author : Henri Matisse
ISBN : UOM:39015056810792
Genre : Art
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Henri Matisse's work, with its unmistakable grace and mastery of brilliant color, continues to command enormous popular interest, inspiring a new blockbuster exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2003. Hand-held in size, this compact collection manages to be affordable and comprehensive guide to the artist's work. Included are all genres and periods of his work–from the early Fauvist explosions of color and fluid-lined portraits, to the graphic cut-paper collages. Introducing the paintings is an insightful essay by celebrated art critic Robert Hughes. This book is an essential resource for students as well as for all art lovers, and represents an extraordinarily good value. No other book on the artist offers as many images at this low price.

The Woman S World

Author : Oscar Wilde
ISBN : UIUC:30112005650525
Genre : English periodicals
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The Conditions Of Women In Blue Collar Industrial And Service Jobs

Author : Pamela A. Roby
ISBN : NYPL:33433090113196
Genre : Blue collar workers
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Author : Chetan Singh
ISBN : 9781482858259
Genre : Fiction
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Farida, the second daughter among six, is her fathers favorite. Her tremendous beauty is enhanced by the livid streak of empathy and magnanimity. Being born in a conventional family located in the cold hills of Kathmandu, her parents who are overwhelmed by the thought that birth of a son brings honour to family, neglect their daughters need for education and empowerment, marry her off at an early age. They even disregard her lover Jamil who escapes abroad for further studies. Faridas marriage that took off with a zoom begins falling apart. She returns to her fathers place to find that her ugly younger sister is being married to her lost lover but old love is inflamed when Jamil sees Farida. They meet up to sort out any misgivings only to find herself embroiled further into a doldrum of relationships as she meets with people of varied shades during her adventurous journey to another city to divorce her absconding husband.

The New Woman S Film

Author : Hilary Radner
ISBN : 9781317286479
Genre : Social Science
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With the chick flick arguably in decline, film scholars may well ask: what has become of the woman’s film? Little attention has been paid to the proliferation of films, often from the independent sector, that do not sit comfortably in either the category of popular culture or that of high art––films that are perhaps the corollary of the middle-brow novel, or "smart-chick flicks". This book seeks to fill this void by focusing on the steady stream of films about and for women that emerge out of independent American and European cinema, and that are designed to address an international female audience. The new woman's film as a genre includes narratives with strong ties to the woman’s film of classical Hollywood while constituting a new distinctive cycle of female-centered films that in many ways continue the project of second-wave feminism, albeit in a modified form. Topics addressed include: The Bridges of Madison County (Clint Eastwood, 1995); the feature-length films of Nicole Holofcener, 1996-2013; the film roles of Tilda Swinton; Rachel Getting Married (Jonathan Demme, 2008); Blue Jasmine (Woody Allen, 2013); Frances Ha (Noah Baumbach, 2012), Belle (Amma Asante, 2013), Fifty Shades of Grey (Sam Taylor-Johnson, 2015) and Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake (Sundance Channel, 2013-).

Pinkerton S Sister

Author : Peter Rushforth
ISBN : 9781471149689
Genre : Fiction
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It's turn-of-the-century New York, a city bursting with new life as the old century's order makes way for the mercantile class. But in the Pinkerton household a nineteenth-century embarrassment remains. Alice Pinkerton. Alice isn't mad exactly, but she's not sane either. She is tolerated, free to wander about, free to accompany her family to tea parties - free to be treated like a simpleton. But in truth Alice's mind is razor sharp, honed by a restless imagination, years of reading and a profound contempt for her surroundings. Left alone to read, to think, she has devoured the world that brings her mind alive: Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, Michelangelo, Whitman, Poe, they are her inspiration; Jane Eyre, Catherine Moreland, Desdemona her companions. As she moves through the witless world around her, observing its prejudices, its shallow culture and its vanity, it is society that prompts her observations, viewing all through the prism of the art that has sustained and nourished her lonely life.

Mexploitation Cinema

Author : Doyle Greene
ISBN : 9780786422012
Genre : Performing Arts
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Thanks in large part to an exploitation film producer and distributor named K. Gordon Murray, a unique collection of horror films from Mexico began to appear on American late-night television and drive-in screens in the 1960s. Ranging from monster movies clearly owing to the heyday of Universal Studios to the lucha libre horror films featuring El Santo and the "Wrestling Women," these low-budget "Mexploitation" films offer plenty of campy fun and still inspire cult devotion, yet they also reward close study in surprising ways. This work places Mexploitation films in their historical and cultural context and provides close textual readings of a representative sample, showing how they can be seen as important documents in the cultural debate over Mexico's past, present and future. Stills accompany the text, and a selected filmography and bibliography complete the volume.

A Royal Temptation

Author : Charlene Sands
ISBN : 9781460386804
Genre : Fiction
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Secrets, lies and forbidden love… USA TODAY bestselling author Charlene Sands brings you the most shocking royal romance yet! Juan Carlos Salazar II never thought he'd become King of Alma. But when an explosive family secret leaves him next in line for the throne, he's ready. Until he catches a glimpse of Princess Portia Lindstrom at the coronation. Because it's love at first sight with this mysterious woman. But Portia's secrets test the power of his devotion and Juan Carlos is tempted to throw duty out the window. Sorely tempted. Soon he must choose between commitment to country and family…or his own heart. Be sure to read the other sizzling and scandalous stories in the Dynasties: The Montoros series, only from Harlequin® Desire! MINDING HER BOSS'S BUSINESS by USA TODAY bestseller Janice Maynard CARRYING A KING'S CHILD by USA TODAY Katherine Garbera SEDUCED BY THE SPARE HEIR by Andrea Laurence THE PRINCESS AND THE PLAYER by Kat Cantrell MAID FOR A MAGNATE by Jules Bennett

Annual Report Of The Board Of Regents Of The Smithsonian Institution

Author : Smithsonian Institution
ISBN : CHI:73762731
Genre : Science
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The Fool S Journey The History Art And Symbolism Of The Tarot

Author : Robert M. Place
ISBN : 9780557533503
Genre : Religion
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This is one of the best resources for understanding the Tarot's mystical symbolism. It includes an updated history based on Place's The Tarot: History Symbolism and Divination, which "Booklist" said " may be the best book ever written on ...the tarot." This edition adds color illustrations of key works and comparative illustrations from the Renaissance, from alchemical texts, from ancient Egypt, and from occult sources. It views the Tarot as a 500-year visual conversation between artists, mystics, and occultists. The work is based on the 2010 Tarot exhibition at the LA Craft and Folk Art Museum, curated by Place, and includes the Visconti-Sforza Tarot, the 1st Italian printed deck, the oldest Tarot of Marseille, The 1st occult reference, the 1st occult Tarot, the 1st modern Tarot, the 1st New Age Tarot, and examples from popular modern decks including the Twilight Tarot, the Legacy Tarot, the Deviant Moon Tarot, the Annotated Tarot of the Sevenfold Mystery, and Place's Alchemical Tarot.

Resources In Women S Educational Equity

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ISBN : UCBK:C078112962
Genre : Educational equalization
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The Death Of A Much Travelled Woman

Author : Barbara Wilson
ISBN : 9781480455207
Genre : Fiction
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A collection of nine madcap stories following the wayfaring translator and amateur sleuth Cassandra Reilly around the globe in search of her next great mystery Lesbian translator and part-time detective Cassandra Reilly has two thrilling investigations under her belt: the case of a missing person in Barcelona and that of a dead spa-owner in Transylvania. In this humorous and engrossing collection, Cassandra is hard at work in some of the world’s most picturesque locales, including Maui, the English moors, and the Icelandic coast. Among the vast assortment of misdeeds she’s called upon to investigate—most of which take place within the literary world—Cassandra finds ample opportunity to exercise her trademark wit and eye for irony. From “Murder at the International Feminist Book Fair,” in which the exploits of a mudslinging women’s magazine lead to a death on the floor of the convention, to “An Expatriate Death,” about a local Mexican writer who appropriates Cassandra’s identity for a character in his novel—and then promptly kills off the character—The Death of a Much-Travelled Woman is another showcase of the intrepid translator’s zest not only for globetrotting, but for wandering smack into the middle of the most unusual crimes. The Death of a Much-Travelled Woman is the third book in the Cassandra Reilly Mystery series, which begins with Gaudí Afternoon and Trouble in Transylvania, and concludes with The Case of the Orphaned Bassoonists.

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