• Download E-books Blakwidow: My First Year As a Professional Wrestler PDF

    By Amanda Storm

    It is a tale of beginnings: a probably traditional girl quits her task writing laptop manuals and strikes over 3,000 miles to coach at Killer Kowalski's wrestling college close to Boston and turns into Amanda typhoon. 365 days later unearths her scuffling with in entrance of 6,000 humans in a single week and the proud holder of championships in 3 diversified federations. typhoon on a regular basis trains with, wrestles, and physique slams males who outweigh her by way of over a hundred kilos. This has earned her the nickname "BlakWidow," and she or he is instantly changing into one of many dominant woman wrestlers within the japanese usa and Canada.

    In BlakWidow: My First yr as a certified Wrestler, Amanda writes approximately how she received to the place she is now, the issues, the victories, and the upheaval in her lifestyles. How did a girl with a college English measure rework herself into the man-eating specialist wrestler she is this present day? BlakWidow tells the complete tale in a fashion that is by no means been documented ahead of, entire with unique never-before-seen photographs.

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  • Download E-books Elizabeth Leads the Way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Right to Vote PDF

    By Tanya Lee Stone

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton stood up and fought for what she believed in. From an early age, she knew that ladies weren't given rights equivalent to males. yet instead of settle for her lesser prestige, Elizabeth went to varsity and later accrued different like-minded girls to problem the precise to vote.Here is the inspiring tale of a unprecedented girl who replaced the US without end simply because she would not take "no" for an answer.

    Elizabeth Leads the Way is a 2009 financial institution road - top kid's publication of the Year.

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  • Download E-books Consorts of the Caliphs: Women and the Court of Baghdad (Library of Arabic Literature) PDF

    Consorts of the Caliphs is a seventh/thirteenth-century compilation of anecdotes approximately thirty-eight ladies who have been, because the name indicates, consorts to these in energy, so much of them concubines of the early Abbasid caliphs and other halves of latter-day caliphs and sultans. This slender yet illuminating quantity is without doubt one of the few surviving texts through Ibn al-Saʿi (d. 674 H/1276 AD). Ibn al-Saʿi was once a prolific Baghdadi pupil who chronicled the tutorial and political elites of his urban, and whose occupation straddled the ultimate years of the Abbasid dynasty and the interval following the cataclysmic Mongol invasion of 656 H/1258 AD.                                                                                                                   

    In this paintings, Ibn al-Saʿi is eager to forge a connection among the munificent other halves of his time and the storied fanatics of the so-called golden age of Baghdad. therefore, from the sooner interval, we discover Harun al-Rashid pining for his brother’s attractive slave, Ghadir, and the artistry of such musical and literary celebrities as ʿArib and Fadl, who bested the male poets and singers in their day. From occasions towards Ibn al-Saʿi’s own—when Abbasid authority was once attempting to reassert itself and Baghdad was once back a huge heart of highbrow and spiritual activity—we meet ladies similar to Banafsha, who endowed legislation faculties, had bridges equipped, and provisioned pilgrims certain for Mecca; slave ladies whose funeral providers have been led through caliphs; and noble Saljuq princesses from Afghanistan.

    Informed via the author’s personal assets, his insider wisdom, and famous literary fabrics, those singular biographical sketches, even though brought episodically, carry the belletristic tradition of the Baghdad court docket to lifestyles, rather within the own narratives and poetry of tradition heroines another way misplaced to history.

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  • Download E-books Amelia Earhart (Famous Flyers) PDF

    By Heather Lehr Wagner

    Well-known Flyers highlights aviators who prompted pop culture through the early 1900s, global conflict I and II, and the chilly conflict. This sequence combines background and enjoyment examining in a fast moving narrative of the lives of a few of the main well-known, and notorious, aviators of the 20 th century. On a misty morning in 1928, a aircraft seemed out of the clouds and landed in a small Welsh city. The airplane had come from the US, and on board was once the 1st lady to fly around the Atlantic--a younger pilot named Amelia Earhart.
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  • Download E-books Belle Boyd In Camp And Prison PDF

    By Belle Boyd

    “Whatever I heard I usually and thoroughly dedicated to paper, and every time a chance provided I despatched my mystery despatch by way of a trusty messenger to basic J. E. B. Stuart, or a few courageous officer in control of the accomplice troops.”

    along with her place of dwelling in the back of the traces of the Union military Belle Boyd grew to become conversant in lots of their officials which “enabled [her] to achieve a lot vital info as to the placement and designs of the enemy.”

    From eavesdropping to appearing as a courier among Generals Beauregard, Jackson and others, Boyd speedy turned the eyes and ears of the Confederacy in the back of enemy lines.

    She grew to become the most very important accomplice spies of the civil conflict, ably helping Stonewall Jackson in his offensive opposed to entrance Royal in 1862.

    this is often her attention-grabbing account, written in her personal phrases, of that interval the place she sacrificed every thing, even going to legal a couple of instances, to assist the reason for the South.

    Belle Boyd in Camp and Prison is an engaging memoir from the yankee Civil conflict. It presents an perception into the espionage actions of normal electorate who have been keen to visit nice lengths to be able to support those that have been fighting.

    Isabella Maria Boyd, generally often called Belle Boyd, died of a middle assault in 1900. Her memoir which covers the whole lot of her lifestyles aiding the Confederacy as a secret agent, her time in Union prisons and a few of her existence after she had left the Civil struggle was once first released in 1865.
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