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American heroines : the spirited women who shaped our country

Author: Kay Bailey Hutchison
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Includes material on Mary Austin Holley, Ann Raney Coleman, Jane Long, Adina De Zavala, Clara Driscoll, Anne Legendre Armstrong, Elizabeth Seton, Mary Baker Eddy, Mary Shindler, Marj Carpenter, Emma Willard, Lynne Cheney, Ruth Simmons, Rosalyn Yalow, Clara Barton, Elizabeth Daly, Bernadine Healy, Antonia Novello, Sarah Winnemucca, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Mary Cassatt, Marian Anderson, Latina performers, Selena  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kay Bailey Hutchison
ISBN: 0060566353 9780060566357
OCLC Number: 56318161
Description: xvi, 384 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. PIONEERS AND PRESERVATIONISTS: Mary Austin Holley --
Ann Raney Coleman --
Jane Long --
Adina De Zavala --
Clara Driscoll --
WOMEN OF TODAY: Anne Legendre Armstrong --
2. WOMEN OF FAITH: Elizabeth Seton --
Mary Baker Eddy --
Mary Shindler --
WOMEN OF TODAY: Marj Carpenter --
3. EDUCATION FOR EVERYONE: Emma Willard --
WOMEN OF TODAY: Lynne Cheney --
Ruth Simmons --
Rosalyn Yalow --
4. SAVING LIVES: Clara Barton --
WOMEN OF TODAY: Elizabeth Dole --
Bernardine Healy --
Antonia Novello --
5. THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE: Sarah Winnemucca --
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody --
6. A WOMAN'S ART: Mary Cassatt --
Marian Anderson --
Latina Performers --
Selena Quintanilla --
WOMEN OF TODAY: Beverly Sills --
7. CONQUERING THE SKIES: Amelia Earhart --
Jacqueline Cochran --
WOMEN OF TODAY: Sally Ride --
8. PUBLIC LIVES, PUBLIC SERVICE: Margaret Chase Smith --
WOMEN OF TODAY: Geraldine Ferraro --
Sandra Day O'Connor --
9. RENAISSANCE WOMEN: Oveta Culp Hobby --
WOMEN OF TODAY: Carleton S. Fiorina --
Muriel Siebert --
Madeleine Albright --
Condoleezza Rice --
10. WOMEN LOOK AT THE WORLD: Margaret Bourke-White --
Marguerite Higgins --
WOMEN OF TODAY: Barbara Walters --
Cokie Roberts --
Jane Friedman --
11. SETTING RECORDS, MAKING HISTORY: Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias --
Althea Gibson --
WOMEN OF TODAY: Jackie Joyner-Kersee --
Nadia Comaneci.
Responsibility: Kay Bailey Hutchison.

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Includes material on Mary Austin Holley, Ann Raney Coleman, Jane Long, Adina De Zavala, Clara Driscoll, Anne Legendre Armstrong, Elizabeth Seton, Mary Baker Eddy, Mary Shindler, Marj Carpenter, Emma Willard, Lynne Cheney, Ruth Simmons, Rosalyn Yalow, Clara Barton, Elizabeth Daly, Bernadine Healy, Antonia Novello, Sarah Winnemucca, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Mary Cassatt, Marian Anderson, Latina performers, Selena Quintanilla, Beverly Sills, Amelia Earhart, Jacqueline Cochran, Sally Ride, Margaret Chase Smith, Geraldine Ferraro, Sandra Day O'Connor, Oveta Culp Hobby, Carleton S. Fiorina, Muriel Siebert, Madeleine Albright, Condoleezza Rice, Margaret Bourke-White, Marguerite Higgins, Barbara Walters, Cokie Roberts, Jane Friedman, Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias, Althea Gibson, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Nadia Comaneci.

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