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Liquorice all-sorts a girl growing up —Breen, Muriel.
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2011

In this delightful memoir, Muriel Breen brings us back to Ireland at the turn of the century. She describes with great affection her happy childhood in Bangor, County Down, and the visits to her uncle's farm in the idyll...

One gal's army —Ward Sue, 1913-
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2009

Ward recounts her adventures in the first-ever regular Canadian army corps for women. It's the middle of WWII, but the women's "battle" is not against a foreign enemy but against a military establishment ill-prepared to ...

Insoumise —Hirsi Ali, Ayaan, 1969-
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2006

Jeune, féministe, en rupture avec l'idéologie islamique, engagée résolument à gauche, dans le camp progressiste, elle se retrouve face à une gauche confuse quand il s'agit d'aborder la question de l'égalité des d...

Leaning into the wind women write from the heart of the West
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2012

An anthology of memories, reflections, and poems about the hardships and the joys of living on the Great Plains as experienced by 125 women from six Western states. All are true accounts from the lives of ranchers, teach...

Shrill notes from a loud woman —West, Lindy, author.
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2017

Lindy West is ferociously witty and outspoken, tackling topics as varied as pop culture, social justice, and body image. Her empowering work has garnered a coast to coast audience that eagerly awaits her highly anticipat...

Listening with my heart —Whitestone-McCallum, Heather.
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2010

The author tells of growing up deaf after a childhood illness and dreaming first of being a dancer and then of being a beauty pageant winner. Crowned Miss America in 1995, Whitestone became the first victor with a disabi...

La chance était au rendez-vous —Deschâtelets, Louise, 1945-
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2003

Autobiographie de la comédienne Louise Deschâtelets, devenue en 1994 la comtesse de Cazanove.

All of me —Murray, Anne.
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2010
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Documents the life of singer Anne Murray, from her humble origins in the tragedy-plagued coal-mining town of Springhill, Nova Scotia, to her arrival on the world stage. Anne recounts her battles with her record companies...

Incorrigible —Demerson, Velma, 1920-2019
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2007

In 1939, young Velma Demerson was taken away by the police; her "crime", loving a Chinese man, was compounded by her pregnancy and subsequent mixed-race child. She was sent to Toronto's Reformatory for Females where she ...

Little X growing up in the Nation of Islam —Tate, Sonsyrea.
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2012

Autobiography of an African American woman who was raised as a Muslim during the 1960s and 1970s. After being insulated by the Nation of Islam as a child, Sonsyrea is shocked when she has to transfer to a public school. ...

Loretta Lynn coal miner's daughter —Lynn, Loretta.
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2009

The country music star from Butcher Holler, Kentucky, recalls her life from rags to riches. Lynn emphasizes the importance of her twenty-five-year-old marriage and her faith in people and in God. c1976.

Hidden figures young readers' edition —Shetterly, Margot Lee
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2017

The amazing true story of four African American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space program. Before John Glenn orbited the earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon...

Nobody said not to go the life, loves, and adventures of Emily Hahn —Cuthbertson, Ken.
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2006

A biography of Emily Hahn, an American who had an appetite for adventure. Hahn's many escapades included posing as a young boy and travelling across America in the 1920s, working for the Red Cross in the Belgian Congo du...

Le temps qui m'a manqué —Roy, Gabrielle, 1909-1983.
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2004

Les toutes dernières pages qu'ait écrites Gabrielle Roy, dont le projet autobiographique a été interrompu par la maladie et la mort. Le pivot de la narration est le décès de la mère de l'auteure, Mélina Landry. S...

La Poune —Ouellette, Rose.
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2009

À 80 ans, après 70 ans de métier et de succès, Rose Ouellette, surnommée La Poune, est devenue un véritable phénomène du showbusiness québécois. Dans ce livre elle raconte sa vie et sa carrière. 1983.

Mémoires d'une gardienne de prison —Côté, Marie-Renée, 1974-
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2017

Dotée d'une volonté de fer, d'un grand talent de conteuse et d'un sens de l'humour hors pair, Marie-Renée Côté a vu le pire et le meilleur de l'humainches Sans mettre de gants blancs, elle raconte dans cet ouvrage s...

Not without my daughter —Mahmoody, Betty.
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2007

When an American woman married to an Iranian doctor goes with her husband and their young daughter to visit his native country in 1984, culture shock turns to personal tragedy as the husband reveals a secret plan to rema...

Le temps Chanel —Charles-Roux, Edmonde, 1920-
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2011

Elle s'appelait Gabrielle et elle allait révolutionner l'allure des femmes. On la surnomma Coco puis Mademoiselle Chanel, consacrant ainsi une icône de la mode au xxe siècle. Retrace ses débuts de modiste, son ascens...

Just Jill the autobiography of Jill Allen-King MBE —Allen-King, Jill.
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2010

Jill's autobiography charts her journey from partially sighted child to totally blind adult and beyond, culminating in her being awarded the MBE for her many achievements. Just Jill is an important book that raises quest...

La vie immortelle d'Henrietta Lacks —Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-
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2012

Henrietta Lacks était une femme noire du sud des États-Unis, dont les cellules, prélevées à son insu, sont devenues vitales pour la recherche médicale. Emportée par un cancer foudroyant, en 1951, à l'âge de 31 a...

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