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Home Fires Burning
Home Fires Burning
Written by Karen Houppert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345461704
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Home Fires Burning
Married to the Military-for Better or Worse
Written by Karen Houppert


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2006
Price: $14.95

As taps echoes across the cookie-cutter housing areas of upstate New York’s Fort Drum, the wives turn on the evening news, both hoping for and dreading word of their husbands overseas. It’s a ritual played out on military bases across the nation as the waiting wives of Karen Houppert’s extraordinary new... Read more >
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This Day in the Life
This Day in the Life
Written by Joni B. Cole, Rebecca Joffrey and B.K. Rakhra
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400082322
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This Day in the Life
Diaries from Women Across America
Written by Joni B. Cole, Rebecca Joffrey and B.K. Rakhra


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $14.00

Did You Ever Want to Read a Friend’s Diary?

In suburban neighborhoods and on family farms, in uptown lofts and homeless shelters, women across America chronicled their lives on the same day—June 29, 2004. This Day in the Life shares more than thirty complete diaries and hundreds of additional candid moments.

Full of... Read more >
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This Day in the Life
This Day in the Life
Written by Joni B. Cole, Rebecca Joffrey and B.K. Rakhra
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307342430
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This Day in the Life
Diaries from Women Across America
Written by Joni B. Cole, Rebecca Joffrey and B.K. Rakhra


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $11.99

Did You Ever Want to Read a Friend’s Diary?

In suburban neighborhoods and on family farms, in uptown lofts and homeless shelters, women across America chronicled their lives on the same day—June 29, 2004. This Day in the Life shares more than thirty complete diaries and hundreds of additional candid moments.

Full of... Read more >
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The Woman in the Shaman's Body
The Woman in the Shaman's Body
Written by Barbara Tedlock, Ph.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553379716
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The Woman in the Shaman's Body
Reclaiming the Feminine in Religion and Medicine
Written by Barbara Tedlock, Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $17.00

A distinguished anthropologist–who is also an initiated shaman–reveals the long-hidden female roots of the world’s oldest form of religion and medicine. Here is a fascinating expedition into this ancient tradition, from its prehistoric beginnings to the work of women shamans across the globe today.

Shamanism was not only humankind’s first spiritual and... Read more >
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The Good Body
The Good Body
Written by Eve Ensler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974737
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The Good Body

Written by Eve Ensler


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $12.00

Botox, bulimia, breast implants: Eve Ensler, author of the international sensation The Vagina Monologues, is back, this time to rock our view of what it means to have a “good body.” “In the 1950s,” Eve writes, girls were “pretty, perky. They had a blond Clairol wave in their hair. They wore... Read more >
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Mother, Daughter, Sister, Bride
Mother, Daughter, Sister, Bride
Written by Lisa Ling and Joanne Eicher
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792241843
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Mother, Daughter, Sister, Bride
Rituals of Womanhood
Written by Lisa Ling and Joanne Eicher


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2005
Price: $35.00

In a compelling exploration of all things female, Mother, Daughter, Sister, Bride celebrates the defining connections among women and honors their differences. Each chapter reveals the actions through which a woman connects with herself, with her family, with members of her community, and with other women—from quinceañera parties commemorating a Hispanic... Read more >
Nightingales
Nightingales
Written by Gillian Gill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345451880
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Nightingales
The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale
Written by Gillian Gill


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $15.95

Florence Nightingale was for a time the most famous woman in Britain–if not the world. We know her today primarily as a saintly character, perhaps as a heroic reformer of Britain’s health-care system. The reality is more involved and far more fascinating. In an utterly beguiling narrative that reads like the... Read more >
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Alone! Alone!
Alone! Alone!
Written by Rosemary Dinnage
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590171714
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Alone! Alone!
Lives of Some Outsider Women
Written by Rosemary Dinnage


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2005
Price: $14.95

In the course of over thirty years of writing about psychology, child development, biography, and fiction, Rosemary Dinnage has encountered a variety of outstanding women, all of whom, in one way or another, felt powerfully alone.

Here she brings together her reflections on some of the most memorable of them, including solitairies... Read more >
On The Field Of Mercy
On The Field Of Mercy
Written by Mercedes Graf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591023272
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On The Field Of Mercy
Women Medical Volunteers from the Civil War to the First World War
Written by Mercedes Graf


Format: Hardcover, 335 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2005
Price: $32.99

Women have been practicing the healing arts for centuries. And at the same time, they have wanted to play a vital role in wartime—not only on the home front but also on the battlefield with all its risks and horrors. When war beckoned, they longed to become volunteers, not just to... Read more >
Storming Caesar's Palace
How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War on Poverty
Written by Annelise Orleck


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2005
Price: $25.00

The inspirational and little-known story of welfare mothers in Las Vegas, America's Sin City, who crafted an original response to poverty-from the ground up
In Storming Caesars Palace, historian Annelise Orleck tells the compelling story of how a group of welfare mothers built one of this country's most successful antipoverty programs. Declaring... Read more >
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Journey from the Land of No
Journey from the Land of No
Written by Roya Hakakian
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780609810309
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Journey from the Land of No
A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran
Written by Roya Hakakian


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2005
Price: $14.00

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“We stormed every classroom, inscribed our slogans on the blackboard . . . Never had mayhem brought more peace. All our lives we had been taught the virtues of behaving, and now we were discovering the importance of misbehaving. Too much fear had tainted our days. Too many afternoons... Read more >
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Necessary Dreams
Necessary Dreams
Written by Anna Fels
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679758884
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Necessary Dreams
Ambition in Women's Changing Lives
Written by Anna Fels


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $16.95

Despite the huge advances women have made in recent decades, their ambitions are still undermined in subtle ways. Parents, teachers, bosses, and institutions all give less encouragement to women than men, and women still grow up believing that they must defer to men in order be seen as feminine. If their... Read more >
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Bold Spirit
Bold Spirit
Written by Linda Lawrence Hunt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400079933
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Bold Spirit
Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America
Written by Linda Lawrence Hunt


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2005
Price: $16.00

In 1896, a Norwegian immigrant and mother of eight children named Helga Estby was behind on taxes and the mortgage when she learned that a mysterious sponsor would pay $10,000 to a woman who walked across America.
Hoping to win the wager and save her family’s farm, Helga and her teenaged... Read more >
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For Her Own Good
For Her Own Good
Written by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400078004
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For Her Own Good
Two Centuries of the Experts Advice to Women
Written by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $16.00

A provocative new perspective on female history, the history of American medicine and psychology, and the history of child-rearing unlike any other. Read more >
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Pioneer Work In Opening The Medical Profession To Women
Pioneer Work In Opening The Medical Profession To Women
Written by Elizabeth Blackwell, Introduction by Amy Sue Bix
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591022558
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Pioneer Work In Opening The Medical Profession To Women

Written by Elizabeth Blackwell
Introduction by Amy Sue Bix


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2005
Price: $19.99

Born in England, she immigrated with her family to the United States in 1832. After teaching school for more than a decade, the medical profession gradually became an irresistible calling, and she began applying to medical schools. After being rejected by the leading schools, Geneva Medical School (now Hobart College in... Read more >
And If I Perish
And If I Perish
Written by Evelyn Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400031290
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And If I Perish
Frontline U.S. Army Nurses in World War II
Written by Evelyn Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $18.00

In World War II, 59,000 women voluntarily risked their lives for their country as U.S. Army nurses. When the war began, some of them had so little idea of what to expect that they packed party dresses; but the reality of service quickly caught up with them, whether they waded through... Read more >
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The Good Body
The Good Body
Written by Eve Ensler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588364197
Our Price: $11.99
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The Good Body

Written by Eve Ensler


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $11.99

Botox, bulimia, breast implants: Eve Ensler, author of the international sensation The Vagina Monologues, is back, this time to rock our view of what it means to have a “good body.” “In the 1950s,” Eve writes, girls were “pretty, perky. They had a blond Clairol wave in their hair. They wore... Read more >
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The Good Body
The Good Body
Written by Eve Ensler, Read by Eve Ensler
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739315026
Our Price: $9.98

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The Good Body

Written by Eve Ensler
Read by Eve Ensler


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $9.98

Botox, bulimia, breast implants: Eve Ensler, author of the international sensation The Vagina Monologues, is back, this time to rock our view of what it means to have a “good body.” “In the 1950s,” Eve writes, girls were “pretty, perky. They had a blond Clairol wave in their hair. They wore... Read more >
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Breaking Free
Breaking Free
Edited by Marilyn Sewell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807028254
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Breaking Free
Women of Spirit at Midlife and Beyond
Edited by Marilyn Sewell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2004
Price: $18.00

In twenty-seven personal and daring essays, some of our finest women writers examine the second half of their lives. They grapple with what age and life have taught them, contemplate their experiences, and reflect on where they have arrived. These are writers who get down and dirty, who have looked at... Read more >
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