She was elected to congress as arizona's only US Representative, and again drew national media attention when she challenged FDR for not being sufficiently progressive. Miller's meticulous biography captures a life of adventure and romance, from southern tobacco country to the ballrooms of New York, from western ranches to the dome of the US Capitol.
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She was at home on the western range and in New York salons. A politician who became a key player in the New Deal. Now kristie miller offers an intimate view of this extraordinary woman. Isabella greenway's life was linked with both Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D.
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Their view of the country is as complex and contradictory as America itself, but it also reflects the energy, the generosity and compassion, the dreams, and the determination of many who are in the midst of making things better. The fallowses describe America in the middle of one of these creative waves.
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A realistically positive and provocative view of the country between its coasts. At times of dysfunction on a national level, reform possibilities have often arisen from the local level.
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Lost Without the River: A MemoirShe Writes Press #ad - Lost without the river is an elegantly wrought memoir of resilience, courage, and reinvention. Eager for adventure, she leaves the farm—first for the Peace Corps and ultimately for the unknown environs of Manhattan’s Upper East Side—but she never truly escapes. The youngest of seven, the strictures of the church, Barbara wrestles against the expectations of her family, and the limits imposed by a male-dominated culture.
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Saint Everywhere: Travels in Search of the Lady SaintsProspect Park Books #ad - Catherine of siena and made a resolution: Whenever she was lucky enough to travel, if a shrine dedicated to a female saint was nearby, she'd visit it and learn about her. Over eight quests, carroll takes readers along with her as she seeks to learn something from a few great women of history, while looking for ways to be a better citizen of the world.
What started as a hobby grew into a journey she never expected, doubts and inspiration, one rich with challenges and cappuccinos, glasses of wine with strangers and moments of transcendence. Traveling with—and learning from—the women saints While visiting Siena, Italy, Mary Lea Carroll grew fascinated with the remarkable story of St.
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The Lager Queen of Minnesota: A NovelPamela Dorman Books #ad - It's Blotz. Where edith has a heart as big as Minnesota, Helen's is as rigid as a steel keg. Warm, witty and--like any good craft beer--complex, the saga delivers a subtly feminist and wholly life-affirming message. People magazine a novel of family, fate and the secrets of making a world-class beer, hard work, from the bestselling author of Kitchens of the Great MidwestTwo sisters, Midwestern values, one farm.
Despite baking award-winning pies at the local nursing home, her older sister, Edith, struggles to make what most people would call a living. She earns a shot at learning the ipa business from the ground up--will that change their fortunes forever, and perhaps reunite her splintered family?Here we meet a cast of lovable, funny, quintessentially American characters eager to make their mark in a world that's often stacked against them.
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Life After Life: A NovelReagan Arthur Books #ad - On that same cold and snowy night, lets out a lusty wail, to say the least, and embarks upon a life that will be, Ursula Todd is born, unusual. For as she grows, repeatedly, she also dies, in a variety of ways, while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war. She dies before she can draw her first breath.
Life After Life: A Novel #ad - . Does ursula's apparently infinite number of lives give her the power to save the world from its inevitable destiny? And if she can -- will she? Darkly comic, startlingly poignant, and utterly original: this is Kate Atkinson at her absolute best. What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife.