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Herself Defined: HD and Her World
Barbara Guest

Schaffner Press, 2003

The definitive biography of Hilda Doolittle (aka H.D.), the Imagist poet whose work redefined the course of womens writing throughout the twentieth century. A woman of great beauty, H.D. enthralled the literary worlds of London and Paris and counted among her intimates such figures as Ezra Pound--to whom she was briefly engaged--William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore and D.H. Lawrence. Herself Defined not only helps to define this enigmatic ...


Herself When She's Missing: A Novel
Sarah Terez Rosenblum

Soft Skull Press, 2012

Cry Wolf saved Andrea's life, or that's how she likes to tell it. Forever in search of spiritual fulfillment, Andrea has rejected everything from religion to eating disorders, in favor of "I'm-with-the-band" style fanaticism, all centered on Cry Wolf, a brother-sister folk/rock duo with an eccentric hodgepodge of followers. When Andrea meets fellow groupie Jordan outside a concert, their connection is undeniable: Jordan is powerfully seductive, ...


Herself Surprised
Joyce Cary

Faber and Faber, 2009

Joyce Cary wrote two trilogies, or triptychs as he later preferred to call them. The first comprises: Herself Surprised, To Be a Pilgrim and The Horse's Mouth. The trilogy (or triptych) is designed to show three characters, not only in themselves, but as seen by each other. Each of the novels is seen through the eyes of a different character, so that each part is complete in itself. This is the story of Sara. She sees herself as the victim of ...


Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself
Judy Blume

Yearling, 1986

When Sally’s family moves to Miami Beach for the winter of 1947, she is excited and nervous at the same time. What will school be like in Florida? Will she make any friends? Will she fit in so far away from home? Miami Beach has so many things to worry and wonder about, Sally is in for one unforgettable winter!


A Smart Girl's Guide to Liking Herself, Even on the Bad Days (American Girl) (Smart Girl's Guides)
Laurie Zelinger

Amer Girl, 2012

From the back cover: Has a bad day got you down? Is your self-esteem making you feel blue? In A Smart Girl's Guide to Liking Herself--Even on the Bad Days, you'll learn how having high self-esteem can turn a good day into a great day, while having low self-esteem can turn a bad day into a nightmare. You'll learn tips for trusting yourself, ideas for boosting your self-esteem (or for keeping it up), and how to feel your best in all kinds of ...


House Full of Insects

PrinGen Publishing, 2014

Go behind the locked doors of a psychiatric hospital with Hymn Herself, the painfully self-aware and occasionally psychotic narrator of "House Full of Insects." The book is based on Hymn's inpatient stints at McLean Hospital, the famed facility that also served as the setting for "Girl, Interrupted." "House Full of Insects" is a collection of short stories based on true experiences. The stories are not presented chronologically; instead, the ...


Heaven to Betsy/Betsy in Spite of Herself
Maud Hart Lovelace

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2009

This brand-new edition of Maud Hart Lovelace’s beloved works brings together the first two books of Betsy and Tacy’s high school years, Heaven to Betsy and Betsy in Spite of Herself , along with a new foreword by New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman.


Fanny Bower Puts Herself Out There

Julia Ariss, 2014

Fanny Bower is not a joiner. She leads a quiet existence - keeping to the sidelines, avoiding high jinks, living in her head and waiting for something momentous to happen. A few weeks into a new job, at the urging of her socially savvy colleague, she decides to begin afresh to conquer her fears and release her inner dynamo – whatever that is. Her inaugural foray at an office cocktail reception goes horribly awry when she finds herself ...


'Tis Herself: An Autobiography
Maureen O'Hara, John Nicoletti

Simon & Schuster, 2005

In an acting career of more than seventy years, Hollywood legend Maureen O'Hara came to be known as "the queen of Technicolor" for her fiery red hair and piercing green eyes. She had a reputation as a fiercely independent thinker and champion of causes, particularly those of her beloved homeland, Ireland. In 'Tis Herself, O'Hara recounts her extraordinary life and proves to be just as strong, sharp, and captivating as any character she played ...


The Herself the Elf Storybook
Lisa Norby

Scholastic Paperbacks (T), 1983

The story of Herself the Elf.


JoAnne Liebeler's Do It Herself: Everything You Need to Know to Fix, Maintain, and Improve Your Home
JoAnne Liebeler, Bridget Boscotti Bradley

Oxmoor House, 2007

The time is right for an authoritative how-to guide written by and for women. Statistics show that 85% of women are or expect to be solely responsible for a home at some point in their lives. And single women now comprise the second largest group of home buyers, just after married couples. Author JoAnne Liebeler approaches home improvement from a womans perspective, with a blend of expertise and wit that women will appreciate. This book was ...


Madeleine L'Engle Herself: Reflections on a Writing Life (Writers' Palette)
Madeleine L'Engle

Shaw Books, 2001

The author of over fifty books, including Newbery Award winner A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle is internationally acclaimed for her literary skills and her ability to translate intangible things of the spirit-- both human and divine--into tangible concepts through story. In Madeleine L'Engle Herself: Reflections on a Writing Life, you'll find hundreds of this celebrated author's most insightful, illuminating, and transforming ...


All by Herself
Ann Whitford Paul

Harcourt Children's Books, 1999

Amelia Earhart, Golda Meir, Pocahontas, Rachel Carson, Wanda Gág, Wilma Rudolph, and other determined young women--both famous and less familiar--took risks and made sacrifices to do brave things. Each of these inspiring poems proves that every girl, no matter who she is or where she lives, is capable of making a difference.


And Playing the Role of Herself
K. E. Lane

Yellow Rose by RCE, 2007

***Recipient of three "Goldies" from the Golden Crown Literary Society, the premier organization for the support and nourishment of quality lesbian literature. And Playing the Role of Herself won in the categories of Lesbian Romance, Lesbian Debut Author, and the Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award. Actress Caidence Harris is living her dreams after landing a leading role among the star-studded, veteran cast of 9th Precinct, a hot new police drama ...


Offering Herself to the Earl - A Sexy Victorian-Era BDSM Romantic Short Story from Steam Books

Steam Books, 2013

BONUS! This ebook contains a preview of the hot story "Catering to the Billionaire" by Dara Tulen. Upon learning that her brother is about to be engaged in a duel with the Earl of Blackwood, Lady Beatrice is determined to save her brother’s life, even if it means offering herself up to the reputedly cold-hearted Earl. But is she prepared for the night the Earl has in store for her? WARNING: This 4,629-word story is a steamy read that ...


Imagine a Woman in Love With Herself: Embracing Your Wisdom and Wholeness
Patricia Lynn Reilly, SARK

Conari Pr, 1999

Vanquishing once and for all the tired biblical theory of woman as the cause of man's fall from grace, Imagine a Woman in Love with Herself empowers women to move from self-loathing to self-love, from self-criticism to self-celebration. It dismantles the question "What's wrong with me?" by exploring its historical, theological, and personal origins. Patricia Lynn Reilly explores 20 self-affirming qualities that encourage women to be the ...


Frida Kahlo: Song of Herself
Salomon Grimberg

Merrell, 2008

Frida Kahlo's extraordinary life has been well documented, but until now little has been known about the artist's thoughts on her internal and external reality. In "Song of Herself", Kahlo expert and child psychiatrist Salomon Grimberg introduces and contextualizes an intimate, deeply introspective interview that Kahlo gave towards the end of her life to her friend the psychologist Olga Campos for an unpublished book on the creative process. ...


The Little Bird Who Found Herself
Edwin M. McMahon, Ph.D.

Steuben Press, 2010

The Little Bird Who Found Herself was written long ago by Ed McMahon for the young daughter of friends. Years later this same little girl went on to college, and hoping to pass the story on to others asked her friend and fellow classmate, Prabhjot Jody Uppal, to put pictures to the Little Bird story. Over the past several years Peter A. Campbell, Ph.D. has helped coordinate the process of illustrating this wonderful story that is a joy to share ...


Written by Herself: Autobiographies of American Women: An Anthology

Vintage, 1992

The bestselling author of The Road from Coorain presents an extraordinarily powerful anthology of the autobiographical writings of 25 women, literary predecessors and contemporaries that include Jane Addams, Zora Neale Hurst, Harriet Jacobs, Ellen Glasgow, Maya Angelou, Sara Josephine Baker, Margaret Mead, Gloria Steinem, and Maxine Hong Kingston.


Written by Herself: Volume 2: Women's Memoirs From Britain, Africa, Asia and the United States

Vintage Books, 1996

In this powerful new collection, the author of two of the most celebrated memoirs in recent years presents the autobiographical writings of 14 of her English-speaking predecessors and contemporaries. The women who tell their stories in Written By Herself, Vol. II represent three generations, four continents, and a range of experience that is equaled only by the diversity with which they transform life into literature. Here are England's Vera ...



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