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Behind every great man : the forgotten women behind the world's famous and infamous

Author: Marlene Wagman-Geller
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From ancient times to the present, men have gotten most of the good ink. Discover the women who put the world's alpha-males on the map-- the overlooked wives and companions who are just as instrumental in shaping the destinies of their famous-- and infamous-- men. Wagman-Geller introduces you to forty captivating females who have stood behind their legendary partners and helped to humanize them, often at the cost of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Albert Einstein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marlene Wagman-Geller
ISBN: 9781492603054 1492603058
OCLC Number: 900665411
Description: 356 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: Remember the ladies --
The enchanted princess : Mrs. Karl Marx --
Senta : Mrs. Richard Wagner --
The importance of being Constance : Mrs. Oscar Wilde --
Ba : Mrs. Mohandas Gandhi --
Doxerl and Johonzel : Mrs. Albert Einstein --
A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose : Mrs. Gertrude Stein --
The stepping stone : Mrs. Bill Wilson --
Life's leading lady : Mrs. Alfred Hitchcock --
I didn't forget you : Mrs. Simon Wiesenthal --
The white horse girl and the blue wind boy : Mrs. Frank Lloyd Wright --
Where light and shadow meet : Mrs. Oskar Schindler --
Tristan und Isolde : Mrs. Salvador Dalí --
Herr Wolff : Mrs. Adolf Hitler --
Fade away : Mrs. Douglas MacArthur --
Madame Butterfly : Mrs. Julius Rosenberg --
The man with the golden pen : Mrs. Ian Fleming --
Beloved infidel : Mrs. F. Scott Fitzgerald --
Any other man : Mrs. Billy Graham --
Here's to you : Mrs. Jackie Robinson --
The lady and the tramp : Mrs. Charlie Chaplin --
Not with mice : Mrs. Pablo Picasso --
Camp Betty : Mrs. Gerald Ford --
The Polish rider : Mrs. Aldous Huxley --
And God walked in : Mrs. C.S. Lewis --
A brief history of love : Mrs. Stephen Hawking --
The book of Ruth : Mrs. Bernie Madoff --
Maza Shelaza : Mrs. Jim Henson --
What's in a name? : Mrs. Malcolm X --
The stolen hours : Mrs. Samuel Beckett --
One hundred times more : Mrs. Nelson Mandela --
Mrs. Blue Eyes : Mrs. Frank Sinatra --
After the fall : Mrs. Arthur Miller --
For remembrance : Mrs. Timothy Leary --
The merry prankster : Mrs. Jerry Garcia --
Set the night on fire : Mrs. Jim Morrison --
Little frog : Mrs. Lech Walesa --
Heart : Mrs. Larry Flynt --
The dragon's roar : Mrs. Stieg Larsson --
The sting : Mrs. Gordon Sumner (Mrs. Sting) --
How deep was their love? : Mrs. Robin Gibb --
Epilogue. The men you knew --
the women you didn't.
Responsibility: Marlene Wagman-Geller.

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From ancient times to the present, men have gotten most of the good ink. Discover the women who put the world's alpha-males on the map-- the overlooked wives and companions who are just as instrumental in shaping the destinies of their famous-- and infamous-- men. Wagman-Geller introduces you to forty captivating females who have stood behind their legendary partners and helped to humanize them, often at the cost of their own careers, reputations, and happiness.

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