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In praise of difficult women : life lessons from 29 heroines who dared to break the rules

Author: Karen Karbo; Cheryl Strayed; Kimberly Glyder
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents information on female rule-breakers, including Josephine Baker, Jane Goodall, Margaret Cho, and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Karbo presents brief information on iconic female rule-breakers. She shows how these women charted their paths with little regard for social or cultural expectations, living lives that both illuminate and inspire.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Karbo; Cheryl Strayed; Kimberly Glyder
ISBN: 9781426217746 1426217749
OCLC Number: 1023510631
Description: 346 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: J.K. Rowling --
Elizabeth Taylor --
Gloria Steinem --
Amy Poehler --
Ruth Bader Ginsburg --
Josephine Baker --
Rachel Maddow --
Coco Chanel --
Martha Gellhorn --
Shonda Rhimes --
Eva Perón --
Helen Gurley Brown --
Edie Sedgwick --
Angela Merkel --
Billie Jean King --
Jane Goodall --
Vita Sackville-West --
Elizabeth Warren --
Margaret Cho --
Amelia Earhart --
Frida Kahlo --
Nora Ephron --
Diana Vreeland --
Kay Thompson --
Laverne Cox --
Hillary Rodham Clinton --
Janis Joplin --
Lena Dunham --
Carrie Fisher.
Responsibility: Karen Karbo ; foreword by Cheryl Strayed ; illustrations by Kimberly Glyder.

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This witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of 29 iconic women who forged their own paths.  Read more...

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