All Good Women

Author: Valerie Miner
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497621577
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All Good Women from the Author: Valerie Miner. As World War II rages abroad, a group of women forge the bonds of sisterhood in America In 1938, while tensions in Europe are reaching a boiling point, four young women with big ambitions enter secretarial school in San Francisco. Motivated to attain the financial stability that eluded their parents, they go to battle for their futures. Moira, of Scottish descent, dreams of being an actress. Ann yearns for the education her Jewish immigrant parents provided for her brother, but not for her. Japanese American Wanda experiences firsthand the racial injustices running rampant in the United States. And Teddy, who left the Dust Bowl for sunny California, comes to startling realizations about herself as the war progresses. These women will be both buoyed and challenged by their dreams, experiencing love, loss, and everything in between. Against the backdrop of a nation gripped by fear and paranoia, Miner eloquently captures the spirit of wartime on the home front.

Where Have All The Good Men Gone

Author: A. J. Kiesling
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736920633
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Where Have All The Good Men Gone from the Author: A. J. Kiesling. This fascinating, revealing look at an often glossed-over topic is filled with personal stories, questions and answers, and comments and observations from men that can help women understand their choices, desires, and God's heart for their lives.

Women Of The English Nobility And Gentry 1066 1500

Author: Jennifer C. Ward
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719041150
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Women Of The English Nobility And Gentry 1066 1500 from the Author: Jennifer C. Ward. While there is increasing interest in the lives of medieval women, the documentary evidence for their activities remains little known. This book provides a collection of sources for an important and influential group of women in medieval England, and examines changes in their role and activities between 1066 and 1500.

All The 4 Little Women Books Little Women Good Wives Little Men Jo S Boys

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 807484451X
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All The 4 Little Women Books Little Women Good Wives Little Men Jo S Boys from the Author: Louisa May Alcott. This carefully crafted ebook: "All the 4 Little Women Books: Little Women, Good Wives, Little Men, Jo's Boys” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888) was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women, Good Wives and the sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. The first part of Little Women: or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy (1868), is a semi-autobiographical account of her childhood with her sisters in Concord, Massachusetts. Part two, or Part Second, also known as Good Wives (1869), followed the March sisters into adulthood and their respective marriages. Little Men (1871) detailed Jo's life at the Plumfield School that she founded with her husband Professor Bhaer at the conclusion of Part Two of Little Women. And Jo's Boys (1886) completed the "March Family Saga". Alcott made women’s rights integral to her stories, and her fiction became her “most important feminist contribution” — even considering all the efforts Alcott made to help facilitate women’s rights during her lifetime.

Great And Good Women

Author: Lydia Howard Sigourney
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Great And Good Women from the Author: Lydia Howard Sigourney.

Chaucer S Legendary Good Women

Author: Florence Percival
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521416559
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Chaucer S Legendary Good Women from the Author: Florence Percival. Chaucer's Legend of Good Women is a testament to the disparate views of women prevalent in the Middle Ages. Dr Percival contends that the complex medieval notion of Woman informs the structure of the poem: in the Prologue Chaucer praises conventional ideas of female virtue, while in the Legends he demonstrates a humorous scepticism, apparently influenced by a contemporary antifeminist tradition. The debate Chaucer thus promotes could be relied on to entertain many medieval readers, at the same time that it demonstrates the power of the vernacular translator/poet to handle language wittily and to do just as he pleases with the august texts of the past. This is a comprehensive account of the Legend's interpretative puzzles, which does not ignore the element of political writing, and adds to a close and nuanced reading of the text an examination of literary, historical, and social contexts.

Where Have All The Senior Women Gone

Author: Ines Wichert
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230354254
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Where Have All The Senior Women Gone from the Author: Ines Wichert. Essential career guidance for corporate women with talent and ambition and advice for HR leaders on managing a diverse workforce; it sets out nine job assignments that every woman should have on her CV in order to lay the way for promotion and progression and insights into the lessons learned by the top senior women (and men) in business.

The Good Black Woman

Author: Palesa Pitso
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1483698122
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The Good Black Woman from the Author: Palesa Pitso. My book addresses the good black woman in general, no celebrity stuff, just the day to day general life of a Good black woman. The title can be very confusing when you read on but that’s exactly what I want each and every reader to be: Confused. Why Good and why Black? • Good is an Adjective that can mean different things to different people, it replaces other much more weighty adjectives such as Outstanding, Excellent, Fabulous etc. • Good is having admirable, pleasing, superior, or positive qualities.(Collins Dictionary) • Good means morally excellent, virtuous, righteous, suitable or efficient for a purpose. I can go on and on describing the word Good.... Good is just good. Black is symbolic to me in the following way: • Ethnically I am black but also African • Black may denote a Race for people whose skin colour ranges from light to darker shades of Brown. Interesting! (Wikimedia) • In Western fashion Black creates a stylish, sexy, and powerful fashion statement • Several bad incidents have been named Black e.g. .Black Thursday, Black Friday, Black December, Black November etc. • I live in a country where people are sensitive to being called black, others are confused as to whether they are black or not • Black symbolizes secrecy, ambiguity or the unknown e.g. .Black market, Black magic, Blackmail etc. Black is just Black. The book intends to highlight the challenges that are faced by all Good black women, I get into their minds, their bodies, their souls and in their lives, be it Church life, Married Life, Family life ,Relationships to name a few. The book looks at good black women now and is aimed at being interesting to read five to ten years from now on. Life has definitely changed for every Good black women now, there are so many liberties and yet so many constraints. This is rhetoric, as the ‘new independent woman generation’ does not apply across the board. There is so much competition to succeed in the corporate world and so much greed such that other things are compromised i.e. the family, children, relationships, time to play, and so forth. The Good black woman delivers an extra-ordinary juxtaposition of women seen as good yet suffering regardless. Chapter One explores men as a Mystery to women in that men is unique and women fail to understand their uniqueness. It also provides insight as to how men view women and how women will like to be viewed by men. Chapter Two is about woman aspiring to be normal in a rather dysfunctional society. It explores how some working women struggle to survive and thus resort to being mistresses amongst other things. It also looks at raising children in the midst of all the social ills being witnessed today. Chapter Three looks at how some women make sacrifices and marry thinking marriage will be a bed of roses only to find that it’s a bed of thorns mainly because of abstract reasoning abilities that cause conflict in marriages. It also looks at that the way Chapter Four looks at how women regard divorce as a nightmare in that when they marry they think life will be blissful. However, certain circumstances force women to divorce. Note that the writer mentions other causes of divorce other that physical abuse. Chapter Five is about women who have feelings for other women, feelings that they sometimes explore wrongly. It also looks at the different reasons why women get into such unions that do not last though some do. Chapter Six reveals the other side of women, when they betray each other for various reasons. One or two women have encountered one or two forms of betrayal form their friends, family, spouse and so on. Understanding the cause of the betrayal may cause other women to wary of it. This chapter deals with the harsh realities of betrayal. Chapters Seven is about the fear of Loneliness. Need I mention that the more a woman stays in an unhealthy relationship the difficult it is to let go, but the latter happens becaus

Little Women Includes Good Wives Little Men Jo S Boys 3 Unabridged Classics With Over 200 Original Illustrations

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8074849082
Size: 30.13 MB
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Little Women Includes Good Wives Little Men Jo S Boys 3 Unabridged Classics With Over 200 Original Illustrations from the Author: Louisa May Alcott. This carefully crafted ebook: “Little Women (includes Good Wives) + Little Men + Jo’s Boys (3 Unabridged Classics with over 200 original illustrations)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. This ebook contains 3 unabridged classic books with over 200 original illustrations by Frank T. Merrill and Reginald B. Birch in one ebook. Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888) was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. Little Women and Good Wives, published in 1868 and 1869 respectively, is a story following the four March sisters and their friend Theodore “Laurie” Lawrence in Massachusetts in the 1800’s. The four girls each exhibit individual flaws and much of the plot is concerned with their journey to correct themselves, always supporting each other in the end despite their numerous squabbles. Margaret “Meg” March is the eldest sister and at the beginning of the tale is very preoccupied with materialistic possessions, Josephine “Jo” March is a tomboy with a fiery temper, Elizabeth “Beth” March is shy and gentle and Amy, being the youngest March sister, is spoilt and therefore prone to temper tantrums. Little Women follows the sisters for about a year, but Good Wives skips forward in time regularly so that by the end they are all of adult age. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. Little Men follows the adventures of Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer as they try to make their school for boys a happy, comfortable, and stimulating place. Jo’s Boys was first published in 1886. The novel is the final book in the unofficial Little Women series. In it, Jo's "children," now grown, are caught up in real world troubles.