More Than Petticoats: Remarkable North Carolina Women, 2nd

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable North Carolina Women, 2nd

by Scotti Cohn

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More Than Petticoats: Remarkable North Carolina Women, 2nd by Scotti Cohn

Moving portraits of sixteen independent women who helped make North Carolina what it is today More Than Petticoats: Remarkable North Carolina Women profiles the lives of sixteen of the state's most important historical figures—women from across North Carolina, from many different backgrounds, and from various walks of life. With enduring strength and compassion, these remarkable women broke through social, cultural, or political barriers to make contributions to society that still have an impact today. Read about:Mary Hooks "Polly" Slocumb—heroine of the American RevolutionEmeline Jamison Pigott—spy for the ConfederacyDr. Annie Lowrie Alexander—pioneering woman physicianLillian Exum Clement Stafford—trailblazing criminal attorneyEach of these women demonstrated an independence of spirit that is as inspiring now as it was then. Read about their extraordinary lives in this captivating collection of biographies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762764457
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/24/2012
Series: More than Petticoats Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Scotti McAuliff Cohn is a writer and freelance editor specializing in history and young-adult fiction. Her other books include It Happened in North Carolina and More than Petticoats: Remarkable North Carolina Women.

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