Women Of The Four Winds

Women of the Four Winds
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 318
ISBN 0395957842
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Annie Smith Peck attempted seven times to climb Peru's highest mountain; Delia Akeley hunted big game in Africa; Marguerite Harrison spied in Russia for America; Louise Arner Boyd led expeditions to perilous East Greenland. Precursors of the modern Jane Goodalls and Sally Rides, these women represent a fascinating but forgotten era in the literature of exploration.

Women of the Four Winds
  • Author : Elizabeth Fagg Olds
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1999

Annie Smith Peck attempted seven times to climb Peru's highest mountain; Delia Akeley hunted big game in Africa; Marguerite Harrison spied in Russia for America; Louise Arner Boyd led expeditions to perilous East Greenland. Precursors of the modern Jane Goodalls and Sally Rides, these women represent a fascinating but forgotten

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The Four Winds
  • Author : Kristin Hannah
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2021-02-02

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER #1 USA TODAY BESTSELLER #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER #1 INDIE BESTSELLER "The Four Winds seems eerily prescient in 2021 . . . Its message is galvanizing and hopeful: We are a nation of scrappy survivors. We’ve been in dire straits before; we will be again. Hold your people close.”—The New

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Surviving Savannah
  • Author : Patti Callahan
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2021-03-09

It was called "The Titanic of the South." The luxury steamship sank in 1838 with Savannah's elite on board; through time, their fates were forgotten--until the wreck was found, and now their story is finally being told in this breathtaking novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Mrs.

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Whose Names Are Unknown
  • Author : Sanora Babb
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release Date : 2012-11-20

Sanora Babb’s long-hidden novel Whose Names Are Unknown tells of the High Plains farmers who fled drought and dust storms during the Great Depression. Written with empathy for the farmers’ plight, this powerful narrative is based upon the author’s firsthand experience. Babb submitted the manuscript for this book

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The House of the Four Winds
  • Author : John Buchan,Sepharial
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2020-12-01

"The House of the Four Winds" is a 1935 adventure novel by the Scottish novelist John Buchan. It is set in the fictional European country of Evallonia in the early 1930s, and explores the influence of some Scottish visitors in the toppling of a corrupt government - and the reinstatement of

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The Four Winds
  • Author : Gerd Brantenberg
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996

A novel on the birth of the Scandinavian gay liberation movement. It is told through the eyes of Inger Holm, a girl from Norway, as she struggles to come to terms with her lesbian tendencies. By the author of Egalia's Daughters.

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Mary Coin
  • Author : Marisa Silver
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-03-07

Bestselling author Marisa Silver takes Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother photograph as inspiration for a story of two women—one famous and one forgotten—and their remarkable chance encounter. In 1936, a young mother resting by the side of the road in central California is spontaneously photographed by a woman documenting

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In Defense of Women
  • Author : H. L. Mencken
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-20

"In Defense of Women" by H. L. Mencken. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each

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Representative Women of Deseret
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1884

Discusses Mormon women in the state of Utah.

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Wild
  • Author : Kristin Hannah
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2020-07-23

From the New York Times number one bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone, Kristin Hannah, comes Wild, a remarkable story about the resilience of the human spirit, the triumph of hope, and the promise of new beginnings. In the rugged Pacific Northwest of the United States lies

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Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women
  • Author : G. S. Weaver
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-27

"Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women" by G. S. Weaver. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need

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Forty Autumns
  • Author : Nina Willner
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04

In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family—of five women separated by the Iron Curtain for more than forty years, and their miraculous reunion after the fall of the

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Women Explorers
  • Author : Margo McLoone
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 1996-12-01

Each book in this unique series takes readers on a journey through the lives and discoveries of five women explorers. Dynamic and inspirational, these books detail real-life adventures, such as fending off crocodiles in the African jungle and trekking across the frozen plains of Siberia.

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Women Under Siege
  • Author : Lois Mathieu
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-09-22

NORA BOOKBINDER runs an art gallery on the upper coast of Maine and hosts fundraisers to support safe homes for women fleeing from abusive men. Single by choice, she mistrusts the history of warring, raping, and misogyny, and views heterosexuality as a conundrum. Marrying into this culture is out of

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Go By The Four Winds
  • Author : Barbara Madrid
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2014-06-13

“If a person commits a crime against another people, and they are someday sorrowful of this crime, they will ask forgiveness from the person; we may or may not be forgiven; if we are not forgiven, either way we need to let it go. They will forgive you in their

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