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And Yet, I Am Here!

Halina Nelken - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 276 pages
Based on her own diary kept during the Nazi occupation of her native Poland, the author recounts her experiences in the Jewish ghetto of Krakow and in eight concentration camps ...
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Intimate Enemies: The Two Worlds of the Baroness de Pontalba

Christina Vella - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 440 pages
Born into wealth in New Orleans in 1795 and married into misery fifteen years later, the Baroness Micaela Almonester de Pontalba led a life ripe for novelization. Intimate ...
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Strength and Honor: The Life of Dolley Madison

Richard N. Côté - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 444 pages
Based on more than two thousand of Dolley Payne Todd Madison's letters and accompanied by period illustrations, offers a biography of the popular First Lady who was renowned as ...
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Gentlemen's Prescriptions for Women's Lives: A Thousand Years of Biographies ...

Sherry J. Mou - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 300 pages
As far back as the first century BCE, Chinese dynastic historians -- all men -- began recording the achievements of Chinese women and creating a structure of understanding that ...
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One Woman Against the Reich: The True Story of a Mother's Struggle to Keep ...

Helmut W. Ziefle - Biography & Autobiography - 1981 - 189 pages
The extraordinary true story of a Christian mother's struggle to keep her family faithful to God during the enormous pressures and alluring charisma of Hitler's early regime ...
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Tenting on the Plains: Or General Custer in Kansas and Texas

Elizabeth Bacon Custer - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 720 pages
In an account as colorful today as when it first appeared over a century ago, "Tenting on the Plains" is Libby Custer's memoir of the hardships during her husband's 1865 ...
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The Life of Mary Jemison: The White Woman of the Genesee

James E. Seaver - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 316 pages
Taken captive at the early age of thirteen by Seneca Indians, Mary Jemison was trained in the wilderness to the ordinary duties of the Indian female. Embedded with the ...
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Mary Grew, Abolitionist and Feminist, 1813-1896

Ira Vernon Brown - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 214 pages
This is the first full-length biography of Mary Grew (1813-96), an American abolitionist and feminist, who worked steadily in the antislavery crusade from 1834 to 1865, in the ...
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"Circumstances are Destiny": An Antebellum Woman's Struggle to Define Sphere

Tina Stewart Brakebill - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 255 pages
Celestia Rice Colby, born in Ohio in 1827, had lifestyle options that were relatively straightforward for the typical white female child born in the first half of the ...
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Mary of Magdala: What The Da Vinci Code Misses

Mary R. Thompson - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 156 pages
Mary of Magdala examines the actual written accounts referring to her from her own era, including both canonical writings, as well as the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Mary ...
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