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

Author: Karen Karbo
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
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Karbo, Karen.
In praise of difficult women.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic; [2018]
(DLC)bl2018012118
(OCoLC)1023510631
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Karbo
ISBN: 9781426217951 1426217951
OCLC Number: 1026408838
Description: 1 online resource (346 pages) : illustrations
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 ; 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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"It's the unexpected stories that are some of the most beguiling...These are messy, inspiring lives lived in public by necessity or choice. They often offer great humor too." -San Francisco Chronicle Read more...

 
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