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Barbara Holland
Barbara Holland

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Barbara Holland is the author of several books, including Endangered Pleasures and Bingo Night at the Fire Hall. A regular columnist for Country Journal, she has also written for Smithsonian, The Washington Post, Mid-Atlantic Country, Utne Reader, Cosmopolitan, and Washingtonian. She lives in western Loudoun County, Virginia.

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They Went Whistling
Women Wayfarers, Warriors, Runaways, and Renegades
Written by Barbara Holland


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 5, 2002
Price: $14.00

In her spirited account of willful women from Cleopatra to Mother Jones, Barbara Holland reanimates rebels both known and unknown who thrived doing the unexpected.

Her remarkable book–part history, part spicy op-ed–will acquaint you with the likes of Grace O’Malley, a blazing terror of the Irish seas in the 1500s, and... Read more >
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They Went Whistling
Women Wayfarers, Warriors, Runaways, and Renegades
Written by Barbara Holland


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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