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Women Who Made a Difference
     

Women Who Made a Difference

by Carol Crowe-Carraco
 

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Inspiring short biographies of some of Kentucky's unsung heroines — Jenny Wiley, Lucy Audubon, Malinda Gatewood Bibb, Laura Clay, Enid Yandell, Cora Wilson Stewart, Mary Breckinridge, Alice Allison Dunnigan, and Loretta Lynn. These women had a vision of a better life for themselves and for others and the courage to make their ideas become real.

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Inspiring short biographies of some of Kentucky's unsung heroines — Jenny Wiley, Lucy Audubon, Malinda Gatewood Bibb, Laura Clay, Enid Yandell, Cora Wilson Stewart, Mary Breckinridge, Alice Allison Dunnigan, and Loretta Lynn. These women had a vision of a better life for themselves and for others and the courage to make their ideas become real.

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Elwood-Akers is a librarian at California State Univ., Northridge. Twelve articles by various women survey the war chronologically. About 75 women correspondents reported from Vietnam. Elwood-Akers emphasizes their diversity, rejecting the idea that women have a distinctive point of view on war. Each article is preceded by some history and biography. Photos. These five titles (see preceding entries) are nicely produced, smoothly readable, and interesting stories for the adult beginning reader. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"Who would have thought you could get easier-to-read materials from a university press! Kudos to the University Press of Kentucky for their New Books for New Readers series." — Feminist Bookstore News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813136370
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
09/15/2011
Series:
New Books for New Readers
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
File size:
1 MB

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