2428 Results
2428 Results
La force de l'âge —Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986.
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2007

Cette partie de l'autobiographie de l'écrivaine couvre la période de 1929 à 1943. Ce sont les années décisives pour Simone de Beauvoir. Celles ou s'accomplit sa vocation d'écrivain, si longtemps rêvée. Dix ans pa...

Je ne me lève jamais avant la fin du générique récit —Bougé, Réjane, 1957-
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2005

Voici une formidable mise en abîme où l'auteure, dans une projection privée, orchestre la mise en scène de sa propre vie dans un montage serré et bien découpé impliquant des oeuvres cinématographiques. Oui, on pe...

Profession femme —Eliane, Victor, 1918-
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2013

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The girl in Saskatoon a meditation on friendship, memory and murder —Butala, Sharon, 1940-
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2009
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In 1962, Alexandra Wiwcharuk was found murdered on the banks of the Saskatchewan River. Nearly 50 years later, her murder still haunts Saskatoon residents, especially those who, like Butala, were Alexandra's friends. Com...

Landscapes of the heart a memoir —Spencer, Elizabeth.
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2012

Recollections of the twentieth-century southern writer known for her short stories and novels. Spencer describes her formative years in Carrollton, Mississippi. She explains how her education at Vanderbilt University exp...

No end in sight my life as a blind Iditarod racer —Scdoris, Rachael.
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2008

Twenty-one-year-old author discusses her Oregon childhood, her experience with low vision, and her determination to become a professional sled dog racer. Describes being introduced to the sport by her father, becoming th...

A house in the sky —Lindhout, Amanda.
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2015

Freelance journalist Lindhout recounts her career, tracing its roots to her childhood in Alberta, Canada, where she grew up reading National Geographic. Describes her worldwide travels; experiences in Afghanistan, Iraq, ...

La véritable Sophia Loren —Meyer-Stabley, Bertrand, 1955-
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2004

La carrière cinématographique et la vie privée de cette star du cinéma qui a joué dans quelque 90 films et s'est mérité de nombreux prix dont l'Oscar du meilleur premier rôle féminin, en 1962, pour "La Ciociara"...

Moi, Christiane F., 13 ans, droguée, prostituée...
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2009

Ce livre raconte l'histoire de Christiane, une jeune fille sensible et intelligente, qui, moins de deux ans après avoir fumé son premier "joint", se prostitue à la sortie de l'école afin de trouver l'argent nécessai...

L'ambassadrice —Sinoué, Gilbert, 1947-
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2004

Biographie de Emma Hamilton. Née en 1765, de condition modeste mais d'une grande beauté, la jeune fille va tenter sa chance à Londres. Elle épouse l'ambassadeur de Grande-Bretagne en Italie et devient la favorite de ...

Shoot like a girl one woman's dramatic fight in Afghanistan and on the home front —Hegar, Mary Jennings.
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2017

An Air National Guard officer describes her experiences after being shot down on a Medevac mission in Afghanistan, and her efforts to convince the U.S. government to allow women to serve openly on the front lines. 2017.

A new model what confidence, beauty, and power really look like —Graham, Ashley, 1987-
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2017

In this collection of insightful, provocative essays, Ashley shares her perspective on how ideas around body image are evolving--and how they aren't; the fun--and torture--of a career in the fashion world; her life befor...

The secrets of my life a history —Jenner, Caitlyn, 1949- author.
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2017

This new memoir chronicles Caitlyn Jenner's childhood as Bruce Jenner and rise to fame as a gold-medal-winning Olympic decathlete, her brave transition into womanhood, and her experience as the world's most famous transg...

Make 'em laugh short-term memories of longtime friends —Reynolds, Debbie, author.
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2017

From her acclaimed performances to her headline-making divorce from Eddie Fisher and raising a famous daughter to hitting the road with a successful one-woman show, Debbie Reynolds has been in the spotlight for decades. ...

Joan of Arc her story —Pernoud, Régine, 1909-1998.
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2009

The historically documented life of the unschooled young French woman Joan of Arc (1412-1431), who led military troops to victory while still a teenager. Includes details of her imprisonment and execution for heresy at n...

Three more words —Rhodes-Courter, Ashley.
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2017

Ashley Rhodes-Courter spent a harrowing nine years of her life in fourteen different foster homes, described in her memoir, "Three Little Words". Now Ashley reveals the nuances of life after foster care: College and its ...

Invisible shadows a Black woman's life in Nova Scotia —Thomas, Verna, 1935-
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2005

When Verna Thomas moved from the mostly white community of Mount Denson to the mostly black community of East Preston, she discovered that to be black in Nova Scotia could mean being disadvantaged and scorned, not just d...

Jane Austen a life —Tomalin, Claire, 1933-
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2009

Jane Austen lived on the edges of the society she described in her books. This book paints a picture of the Austen clan and their Hampshire neighbours, relating Austen's work to the circumstances in which it was produced...

Legacy how French Canadians have shaped North America
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2017

Traces of the French-Canadians' contribution to North American history can be found in all regions of the continent. Often, we are unaware of or indifferent towards these signs. Yet the descendants of the French travelle...

Ingrid Bergman ma vie —Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982.
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2012

À 65 ans, Ingrid Bergman considérée comme une "star anticonformiste", a décide de dire "la vérité". Ses mémoires éclairent la personnalité d'une femme qui est allée jusqu'au bout d'elle-même, qui n'a jamais ce...

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