Revolutionary Heart: The Life of Clarina Nichols and the Pioneering Crusade for Women's Rights

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Quindaro Press, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 277 pages
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Biography of the Vermont newspaper publisher and Kansas pioneer who overcame hardship and heartbreak and devoted her life to improving conditions to women. Author details the rise of the women's rights movement from 1848 to 1867, when Clarina Nichols is involved in historic suffrage campaign in Kansas. First published biography of subject.

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User Review  - mattries37315 - LibraryThing

The life of women’s right crusader Clarina Nichols is the focus of “Revolutionary Heart” by editor-turned-historian Diane Eickhoff. Through Nichols life, we not only see the accomplishments of a very ... Read full review

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This is non-fiction history written at its best. Revolutionary Heart is both well researched and skillfully written to keep the reader's attention. And if you live in Vermont, Kansas, or northern ... Read full review


two A Vermont Childhood
three New York Trials
FOUR In Print and in Love

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Diane Eickhoff spent more than two decades as a freelance writer placing articles in such publications as McCall's, The Lutheran, Hartford Times and Kansas City Star. As Diane Carlson she won three awards from the Educational Press Association of America. Ms. Eickhoff has written several books of Young Adult fiction, and edited textbooks for middle and high school students. An audio book adaptation of Revolutionary Heart for Young Adults entitled Frontier Freedom Fighter will be released in March as well, and a DVD “Recovering Clarina Nichols” will be released Summer of 2007 by Quindaro Press. She continues to perform as Clarina Nichols at events and chautauquas.

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