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Shakespeare's Face: Unraveling the Legend and History of Shakespeare's ...

Stephanie Nolen - Art - 2004 - 364 pages
The story of a recently discovered portrait of a young William Shakespeare traces its origins and history to discuss how it came into being, its possession by the same family ...
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28: Stories of AIDS in Africa

Stephanie Nolen - Political Science - 2010 - 416 pages
From one of our most widely read, award-winning journalists – comes the powerful, unputdownable story of the very human cost of a global pandemic of staggering scope and scale ...
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28: Stories of AIDS in Africa

Stephanie Nolen - AIDS (Disease) - 2007 - 407 pages
Twenty-eight anecdotal stories that chronicle men, women, and children involved in every aspect of the African AIDS crisis.
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Amelia Earhart's Daughters: The Wild And Glorious Story Of American Women ...

Leslie Haynsworth, David Toomey - History - 2000 - 352 pages
In 1942, with war raging on two fronts and military pilots in short supply, the U.S. Army Air Force enlisted a handful of skilled female aviators to deliver military planes ...
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Right Stuff, Wrong Sex: America's First Women in Space Program

Margaret A. Weitekamp - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 232 pages
Margaret Weitekamp traces the rise and fall of the Lovelace Woman in Space program within the context of the cold war and the thriving women's aviation culture of the 1950s ...
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The Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of ...

Martha Ackmann - History - 2003 - 256 pages
For readers of The Astronaut Wives Club, The Mercury 13 reveals the little-known true story of the remarkable women who trained for NASA space flight. In 1961, just as NASA ...
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Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream

Tanya Lee Stone - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2011 - 144 pages
What does it take to be an astronaut? Excellence at flying, courage, intelligence, resistance to stress, top physical shape — any checklist would include these. But when ...
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